Sara Alaica is a citizen of the world and a nomad. She grew up in Canada and the Balkans, and has lived in Japan, Australia, New Zealand and the United States. Between traveling the seven continents, she earned her BA in literature from Carleton University and an MA in literature from the University of Toronto. She currently manages digital communications for Columbia University in New York City. She blogs here.
Abra Bertman lives in Amsterdam where she teaches English literature at the International School. Recent poems have appeared in WomenArts Quarterly Journal, The Citron Review, Paper Nautilus, The Inflectionist Review and Rust + Moth, among others. Abra was nominated for the Best of the Net in 2016. Her poem “When the World Comes Home,” a collaboration with jazz pianist Franz Von Chossy, appears in the liner notes of the CD of the same name.
Originally from the mountains of Virginia, Emily Blair currently resides in Louisville where she is pursuing an MA in English at the University of Louisville. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Fen Lit Magazine, Maudlin House, Dulcet Quarterly, and The Lavender Review, among others. 
Sarina Bosco is a chronic New Englander. When not writing she can be found hiking the surrounding trails, growing tomatoes, napping, or reading poetry. Her work has previously appeared in The Green Blotter, Cider Press Review, Wildness, and other publications. You can find more of her writing and rambling here
Jeff Burt has work in The Nervous Breakdown, Atticus Review, and The Watershed Review.  He likes roosters even at pre-dawn.
Vivian Calderón Bogoslavsky is a Colombia Native born to Argentinian parents. She holds a bachelors in anthropology with a minor in history and a postgraduate degree in Journalism from Universidad of Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia.She has studied art for over 13 years with well know Argentinian art master, as well as studies in a minor in Fine Art in Florence, Italy, and  Fine Arts & Design in USA. Today, Vivian is leaving in Madrid – Spain looking for new inspirations.
Lauren Camp is the author of three books, most recently One Hundred Hungers, winner of the Dorset Prize (Tupelo Press, 2016). Her poems have appeared in New England Review, World Literature Today, At Length, Beloit Poetry Journal and as a Poem-a-Day for Other literary honors include the Margaret Randall Poetry Prize, the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Award, and a Black Earth Institute Fellowship. She is the producer and host of Santa Fe Public Radio’s “Audio Saucepan,” which interweaves music with contemporary poetry. Find her website here.
Felipe Campos was born in Ecuador and grew up in Brazil and Houston, TX, USA. He has attended Glassell School of Art with a full scholarship. Once as a child, he almost lost a thumb to an accident and also suffered a head injury playing karate. As well as being an artist, Felipe is also a filmmaker, singer, and musician.
Greg Emilio is a Southern California native whose poetry and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Miramar, Permafrost, Pleiades, San Pedro River Review, and World Literature Today. He won the 2015 Pangaea Prize from The Poets Billow. A devout bon vivant, he bartends while pursuing his PhD in English at Georgia State University in Atlanta. 
Alyssa Jewell studies poetry at Western Michigan University where she served as assistant editor for New Issues Poetry and Prose and is currently poetry editor for Third Coast.  Her work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Chautauqua, Cider Press Review, The Columbia Review, Cumberland River Review, Dunes Review, Fifth Wednesday, Grist, Painted Bride Quarterly, Permafrost, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, and elsewhere.
Cheryl Kutcher is an MFA Poetry student at Oklahoma State University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Citron Review, Gyroscope Review, Toad, Life and Legends, The Tower Journal, and Postcard Poems and Prose.
Kristin LaFollette received her BA and MA in English and creative writing from Indiana University.  She is a PhD student in the English Rhetoric & Writing program at Bowling Green State University.  Her poems have been featured in LEVELER Poetry Mag, Lost Coast Review, The Light Ekphrastic, The Main Street Rag, and Poetry Quarterly, among others. She also has artwork featured in Harbinger Asylum, Plath Profiles: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Sylvia Plath Studies, and Pretty Owl Poetry. She lives with her husband in northwestern Ohio. You can visit her here.
Michelle Lee is an associate professor of literature, fiction writing, and composition at Daytona State College on the coast of Florida.  She’s been an editor, has published across genres, bears a Pushcart Prize nominee badge, and generally tries to stay happy. This past Spring, her work was published in the anthology, All We Can Hold, by Sage Hill Press and in another anthology, Love: A Collection of Poetry and Prose.  This winter, you will find her work with Hypertrophic Press, Litbreak, and Dying Dahlia.
Randy Magnuson is an MFA student and writing instructor at Oregon State University, but spent most of his life in the Midwest. He currently lives with his wife and dog in Corvallis, OR.
Sarah Miller Freehauf is the founding editor of Teenage Wasteland Review, Editorial Assistant for Divedapper, and a reader for PANK. She received her MFA in Poetry & Social Justice from Antioch University, Los Angeles. She teaches high school English and Creative Writing in Indianapolis. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Tin House, Vinyl, The Offing, The Manifest Station, & elsewhere.
Claire Oleson is a student and writer hailing from Grand Rapids Michigan. She’s currently studying English and Creative Writing at Kenyon College. She’s an avid fan of books, bread, and trying to win the hearts of all felines, regardless of how cantankerous they may be. Her work has been published by the University of Kentucky’s graduate literary journal Limestone, Siblíní Art and Literature journal, Newfound Journal, NEAT Magazine, Werkloos Magazine, and Bridge Eight Magazine among others.
Kayla Pearce is an MFA candidate at Oregon State University where she is also a GTA and Poetry Editor of 45th Parallel. Before moving to Oregon, she earned her MA and BA in English from Mississippi State University. Her work can also be found at Red Mud Review
Ms. Rhonda J Peterson is an adjunct instructor at Morgan State University and the Community College of Baltimore County in Maryland for Academic Literary and Computer Literary students where she utilizes a multi-media approach as one methodology for classroom teaching.  Moreover, she is enrolled in Morgan State University’s Urban Educational Leadership doctorate program. She is a graduate of Maryland University Baltimore County receiving her BA in English, Towson State University where she received a MS in Professional Writing and Morgan State University’s English Ph.D. program where she received 45+ credits. Her love of teaching and her fascination for photography grew from a love of the visual and written perspective in all of its multiplicities of meanings, for each perspective when combined signifies the totality of life.  She feels that these chains of punctums reflect the human spirit, so her passion for photography and semiotics is reflected in each photo.
Fabrice Poussin teaches French and English at Shorter University, Rome, Georgia. Author of novels and poetry, his work has appeared in Kestrel, Symposium, The Chimes, and more than a dozen other magazines. His photography has been published in The Front Porch Review, the San Pedro River magazine and more than sixty other publications. 

Lacey Rowland is a recent MFA graduate from Oregon State University.

Mark Sutz writes with hunks of charcoal on large slabs of pavement. He resides on the first floor. He writes earnestly, with some publications under his belt and some more on the way. He thanks you for spending time with his words. After all, a story remains unfinished until it finds a reader.
Amber D. Tran graduated from West Virginia University in 2012, where she specialized in lyrical non-fiction and contemporary poetry. She is addicted to League of Legends and hates ranch dressing. Her first novel, Moon River, was released in September. Her work has been featured in CalliopeSonic Boom Journal50-Word Stories, and more. She currently lives in Alabama with her husband and miniature dachshund named Ahri. She welcomes messages on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@amberdtran) or at her website.