Kelly McQuain is a professor of creative writing at Community College of Philadelphia whose poetry has appeared in Press 1, Black Heart Magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia City Paper, Apiary, Certain Circuits, Kansas Quarterly/Arkansas Review, the James White Review and N.P.R.’s Tell Me More. His prose has appeared in such anthologies as Obsessed, Skin […]
Laura McCullough’s most recent books of poetry are Rigger Death & Hoist Another, Panic, and Speech Acts. She is the editor of two anthologies, The Room & the World: Essays on the Poet Stephen Dunn, Syracuse University Press, fall, 2013, and Poetry and Race: the Task of Un/masking, University of Georgia Press, spring, 2014. She […]
James Mathews is an Iraq War veteran and Chief Master Sergeant in the DC Air National Guard. His short stories have appeared in numerous literary journals, including The Florida Review, The Wisconsin Review, The South Carolina Review, The Pacific Review, Carolina Quarterly, The Madison Review, The Northwest Review, and others. He is also the author […]
Ras Mashramani lives and writes in West Philadelphia and is a founding member of the Philly grown science fiction collective, Metropolarity. She has served as new media editor at APIARY magazine, and completed an online erotica series with writer Carolyn DeCarlo, entitled DOWN. She frequently performs at the Laser Life, a queer empowered sci-fi reading […]
Melissa Holmes teaches English at Columbia Basin College. Her poems have appeared in various literary journals including Prairie Schooner, Puerto del Sol, and Quarterly West.
MK Hess lives in Seattle, WA. Her poems are forthcoming or have appeared in FIELD, Pleiades, Front Porch Journal, 42opus, and others. She writes the blog Dear Mr. Postman and is working on a first book of poetry.