Editor in Chief
Poet and video artist Adam Tedesco’s work has been screened at MoMA PS1, &Now: A Festival of Innovative Writing, No Nation Gallery, and the New Hampshire Poetry Festival, among other venues. His poetry, essays, and interviews have appeared or are forthcoming in Tarpaulin Sky, Fanzine, Fence, Gramma, jubilat, Laurel Review, Powderkeg, Prelude, and elsewhere. He is the author of several chapbooks, most recently ABLAZA (Lithic Press, 2017), ISO 8601:2004 (Really Serious Literature, 2018), and Misrule (Ursus Americanus, 2019). His first full-length poetry collection, Mary Oliver, was published by Lithic Press in February of 2019.
Nathan Hauke is the author of Indian Summer Recycling (forthcoming from The Magnificent Field in 2019), Every Living One (Horse Less Press, 2015), In the Marble of Your Animal Eyes (Publication Studio, 2013), and four chapbooks. His poems have appeared widely in journals, including Denver Quarterly, New American Writing, Colorado Review, American Letters & Commentary, Interim, Typo, 4Ink7: An Unction from the Holy One, and Zen Monster. They have been anthologized in Hick Poetics (Lost Roads Press, 2015) and The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral (Ahsahta Press, 2012).
Julia Madsen is a multimedia poet and educator. She received an MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University and is a PhD candidate in English/Creative Writing at the University of Denver. Her first book, The Boneyard, The Birth Manual, A Burial: Investigations into the Heartland, was recently published with Trembling Pillow Press and was listed on Entropy’s Best Poetry Books of 2018. She has shown video poetry and multimedia installations at &Now, Outlet Fine Art Gallery, No Nation Art Gallery, Counterpath Gallery, Cabal Gallery, the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory, and Denver’s Unseen film festival. Her video work has also appeared in VICE’s “The Creators Project.”
Anastacia-Renee is a multi-genre writer, educator, and interdisciplinary artist. She is the recipient of the 2018, James W. Ray Distinguished Artist Award for Washington artists (Artist Trust), and has served as the Seattle Civic Poet from 2017-2019, and the 2015-2017 Poet-in-Residence at Hugo House. Anastacia-Renee is a two-time Pushcart nominee and 2017 Artist of Year (Seattle). She is the author of five books: Forget It (Black Radish Books), (v.), (Black Ocean) 26, (Dancing Girl Press), Kiss Me Doll Face (Gramma Press) and Answer(Me) (Winged City Chapbooks, Argus Press) and has received writing fellowships and residencies from Cave Canem, Hedgebrook, VONA, Artist Trust, Jack Straw, Ragdale, Whiteley, Mineral School and Hypatia in the Woods. Her cross-genre writing has appeared in a TEDx talk and the anthologies: Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism, Sinister Wisdom: Black Lesbians—We Are the Revolution, Revise the Psalm: Work Celebrating the Writing of Gwendolyn Brooks and: Ms. Magazine, Split this Rock, Painted Bride Quarterly, Crab Creek Review, Seattle Review, The Fight & the Fiddle, Duende, Poetry Northwest, Synaethesia, Banqueted, Torch, Mom Egg Review, The Magazine of Glamorous Refusal, Pinwheel Journal, and many more. She teaches poetry and multi-genre workshops at Hugo House, libraries, universities, and high schools.
Jessica Comola recently earned her PhD in creative writing at the University of Denver. Her first full length collection, Everything We Met Changed Form and Followed the Rest was published by Horse Less Press in 2016. Her current poetic and textile work takes a feminist disability poetics approach, alongside aesthetics of girly kitsch and cuteness, to examine historical and contemporary iterations of “madwoman” figures. More of her work can be found on her website at www.jessicacomola.com
Lydia Hounat is a British-Algerian artist from Manchester, England. She has been published with Vanilla Sex Magazine, HOBART, Peach Magazine, as well as other publications. She is also a poetry editor for REALITY BEACH magazine and Editor-in-Chief for SOBER. zine.
Stacy Kidd is a writer from Stillwater, Oklahoma. Her poems have appeared recently in journals including The Ilanot Review, Interim, Sou’wester, and The Tiny, and have been installed at Atlantic Center for the Arts and the Museum of Art – Fort Collins. She is the author of two chapbooks: A man in a boat in the summer (Beard of Bees) and About Birds (dancing girl).
Anna Kreienberg, Jordan Hoxsie, Precious Okoyomon