Raina Joines has been granted residencies from Blue Mountain Center, the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences, and the Lillian E. Smith Center. Her poems may be found in Crab Orchard Review, Measure, St. Katharine Review, Unlost Journal, and Grist: A Journal of the Literary Arts. New work is forthcoming in Chattahoochee Review. She has an MFA from the University of Florida […]
Born in Superior, Wisconsin, Jacob Lindberg is an MFA student at the University of Arkansas and a recipient of the James T. Whitehead Award for Poetry. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Up North Lit, an online literary journal with a focus on high school students in the Midwest. His poetry can be found or […]
Rachel Nagelberg is an American novelist, poet, and conceptual artist living in Los Angeles. Her debut novel, The Fifth Wall, was published by Black Sparrow Books in April 2017, and was deemed by Chris Kraus in I-D Magazine as “falling within a new and exciting tradition of female philosophical fiction.” Her chapbook, Cover the Earth, was recently published […]
John Sibley Williams is the author of As One Fire Consumes Another (Orison Poetry Prize, 2019), Skin Memory (Backwaters Prize, 2019), Disinheritance, and Controlled Hallucinations. An eleven-time Pushcart nominee, John is the winner of numerous awards, including the Philip Booth Award, American Literary Review Poetry Contest, Phyllis Smart-Young Prize, The 46er Prize, Nancy D. Hargrove […]
Bino A. Realuyo has published poems in The Nation, The Kenyon Review, New Letters, Manoa: International Journal of Pacific Writing, Missouri Review, Puerto del Sol, and recently, in ZYZZYVA’s Resistance Issue. These two sonnets are from his recently completed manuscript, The Rebel Sonnets. His poetry collection, The Gods We Worship Live Next Door, received the Agha Shahid Ali Prize for Poetry in 2005. Its Philippine edition, […]
Shana Youngdahl is the author the poetry book History, Advice and Other Half-Truths (SFASU Press) as well as four chapbooks, most recently Winter/Windows (Miel), and the forthcoming YA novel As Many Nows As I Can Get (Dial 2020). She teaches at The University of Maine, Farmington where she directs the Longfellow Young Writers’ Workshop.