Joanna Solfrian

Joanna Solfrian’s first book, Visible Heavens, was chosen by Naomi Shihab Nye for the 2009 Wick Prize, a national first book award. Her poems have appeared in journals such as The Harvard Review, Boulevard, Rattle, Margie, The Southern Review, Salamander, Pleiades, and Image. Her second book, The Mud Room, was published by MadHat Press, followed […]

Jay Deshpande

Jay Deshpande is the author of Love the Stranger (YesYes Books) and the chapbooks The Rest of the Body (YesYes Books) and The Umbrian Sonnets (PANK). His poems have appeared in Best American Poetry 2021, American Poetry Review, New England Review, and elsewhere. The recipient of a Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Poetry, he teaches at […]

Russell Evans

Russell Evans is a Welsh artist and writer. He makes poetry comics which blend iconography and text in visual poetry. As an author he has written two books on filmmaking and was a freelance magazine writer for fifteen years. He has a PhD in visual poetry and currently teaches poetry and creative writing at University […]

Zachary Pace

Zachary Pace is a writer and editor who lives in Brooklyn. More work can be found at

Francesca Kritikos

Francesca Kritikos is the author of the poetry collection Exercise in Desire (Vegetarian Alcoholic Press, 2022), which was selected as one of’s Staff Picks. She is also the author of the poetry chapbooks Animals Don’t Go To Hell (Bottlecap Press, 2021) and It Felt Like Worship (Sad Spell Press, 2017). Her works of poetry, […]

Mack Gregg

Mack Gregg’s poems appear or will soon appear in Hot Pink Magazine, b l u s h, Witch Craft Magazine, BathHouse journal, and elsewhere. They are an MFA student in poetry at the University of Virginia.

Ahmed Salvador

Ahmed Salvador received his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and his BFA from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a photography instructor at Fleisher Art Memorial, also in Philadelphia. Ahmed has shown his work both solo and collaboratively (with Scott McMahon) at the Halide Project, Space […]

Reuben Jackson

Reuben Jackson served as curator of the Smithsonian’s Duke Ellington Collection in Washington, D.C. for over twenty years. His music reviews have been published in the Washington Post, Washington City Paper, Jazz Times, and on NPR’s “All Things Considered.” Jackson is also an educator and mentor with The Young Writers Project. He taught poetry for […]

Rachelle Toarmino

Rachelle Toarmino is the author of the poetry collection That Ex and the chapbooks Comeback, Feel Royal, and Personal & Generic. Her poems and essays have appeared in The American Poetry Review, Bennington Review, Electric Literature, Literary Hub, Pretty Cool Poetry Thing, Shabby Doll House, and elsewhere. She is also the founding editor in chief […]

Sam Pink

SAM PINK‘s books include Person, The No Hellos Diet, Hurt Others, Rontel, Witch Piss, and The Garbage Times/White Ibis. His writing has been published widely in print and on the Internet and translated into other languages. He currently lives in Michigan and sells paintings from