Diane Goettel has a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MA in English from Brooklyn College. In 2009, Diane and her husband Noah moved to Hong Kong. They are the proud parents of a Doberman Pinscher named Spoon.
Kit Frick is the author of two chapbooks: Echo, Echo, Light (winner of the Slope Editions Chapbook Contest, 2013) and Kill Your Darlings, Clementine (Rye House Press, 2013). Her poems have recently appeared in places like Crazyhorse, DIAGRAM, Conduit, CutBank, Sixth Finch, and Forklift, Ohio, and have been featured on Verse Daily. Kit studied poetry at Sarah Lawrence College and received her MFA from Syracuse University, where she served as poetry editor for Salt Hill Journal. She also writes young adult fiction; her YA debut See All the Stars will be published by S&S/McElderry in 2018, with a second book to follow in 2019. She is represented by Erin Harris at Folio/Folio Jr. Kit lives in Brooklyn, NY and lives online at www.kitfrick.com.
Yvonne Garrett holds an an MFA in Fiction (The New School), and MA in Irish Studies (NYU), an MLIS (Palmer/LIU), an MA in Humanities & Social Thought (NYU), and a BA in English (Smith College). Her work has been published in Irish America, Alternative Press, Thrash Metal, and the Brooklyn Rail among others. Her fifth poetry chapbook with Mary Ellen Sanger split open the sky came out in early 2016. She is currently pursuing a PhD at Drew University. You can find her online at: www.yvonnegarrett.com and https://www.amazon.com/author/
Gina Keicher is the author of the poetry collection Wilderness Champion (Gold Wake Press, 2014) and the chapbook Here is My Adventure I Call it Alone (Dancing Girl Press, 2015). Her poems have appeared in The Adroit Journal, Big Lucks, Ninth Letter, Pinwheel, and others, and have been featured on Verse Daily and Best of the Net. She received her MFA from Syracuse University, where she served as poetry editor and editor-in-chief of Salt Hill Journal. She lives in Ithaca, New York.
Angela Leroux-Lindsey has degrees from Ithaca College and NYU. She is editor in chief of The Adirondack Review and writes about science for various publications and institutions including the Brookhaven National Laboratory, the World Science Festival, Wired, Metro, NYU Langone Medical Center, and others. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and their dog Freddie Mercury.
Anneli Matheson holds an MFA in Creative Writing from City University in Hong Kong. She worked on Feast: Poetry & Recipes for a Full Seating at Dinner while living in Hong Kong, Madrid, Vermont and Colorado. She now lives in Boston, and teaches in the YAWP program at Grub Street.
Daniele Pantano is a Swiss poet, translator, critic, and editor born of Sicilian and German parentage in Langenthal (Canton of Berne). His individual poems, essays, and reviews, as well as his translations from the German by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Georg Trakl, and Robert Walser, have appeared or are forthcoming in numerous magazines, journals, and anthologies worldwide, including Absinthe: New European Writing, The Baltimore Review, The Cortland Review, Conjunctions, Gradiva: International Journal of Italian Poetry, Guernica Magazine, Italian Americana, Jacket, The Mailer Review, Poetry Salzburg Review, Versal, and Verse Daily. Pantano’s poetry has been translated into several languages, including German, Albanian, Bulgarian, Kurdish, and Farsi. Pantano has taught at the University of South Florida and served as the Visiting Poet-in-Residence at Florida Southern College. He divides his time between Switzerland, the United States, and England, where he’s Reader in Poetry and Literary Translation at Edge Hill University. For more information, please visit www.danielepantano.ch.
Julia Koets’ poetry collection, Hold Like Owls, won the 2011 South Carolina Poetry Book Prize. Her poetry and creative nonfiction essays have appeared in Indiana Review, The Los Angeles Review, Carolina Quarterly, and Portland Review, among others. Koets has an MFA in poetry from the University of South Carolina and a PhD in literature and creative writing from the University of Cincinnati.