Annmarie O’Connell is a lifelong resident of the South side of Chicago. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Sixth Finch, Verse Daily, Slipstream, SOFTBLOW, Vinyl Poetry, Curbside Splendor, Escape Into Life, 2River View and many other wonderful journals. Her first chapbook, Her Last Cup of Light, was published by Aldrich Press. Her second chapbook, […]
Colleen O’Brien is the author of a chapbook, Spool in the Maze (New Michigan Press, 2015). Her poems and short stories have appeared in Kenyon Review, The Antioch Review, North American Review, and many other journals.
Barbara Nishimoto is a Sansei who was born in Chicago and now lives with her husband and dog in Nashville, TN.
Jessica Murray is a poet and educator living in Denton, TX. Recent poems of hers are also forthcoming from Barrow Street, Memorious, Shenandoah, and Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology. Her website, www.if-you-want-to.com, features linked interviews with contemporary women poets.
Kay A. Murphy is Professor Emeritus at the University of New Orleans where she has taught in the English Department, the Creative Writing Workshop, and the Honors Program, and has served as Poetry Editor for Bayou. Although she is retired, she continues to work with graduate students and to teach in the Low Residency MFA […]
Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren is a Montreal-based American poet. Her work has been honored with a Hopwood Award, an Academy of American Poets Prize, the Michigan Quarterly Review’s Page Davidson Clayton Award, and a Fulbright Fellowship to Brazil, appearing/forthcoming in Denver Quarterly Review, Narrative, The Common, Words without Borders, and Best New Poets, among others. She holds […]