Sara Anderson is a native Iowan. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Hamline University. She lives in the Twin Cities with her husband and daughter. She has an affinity for tuxedo cats.

Kenneth Autrey lives in Auburn, Alabama. For many years he was a Professor of English at Francis Marion University in South Carolina. His work has appeared in Chattahoochee Review, Cimarron Review, Poetry Northwest, Southern Poetry Review, Texas Review, and many other journals. He has published three chapbooks: Pilgrim (Main Street Rag), Rope Lesson (Longleaf Press), and The Wake of the Year (Solomon and George). He is a coordinator of the Third Thursday Poetry Series at Auburn University.

Dennis Caswell is the author of the poetry collection Phlogiston (Floating Bridge Press). His work has appeared in Crab Creek Review, Poetry Northwest, Rattle, and assorted other journals and anthologies. He lives outside Woodinville, Washington and works as a software engineer in the aviation industry. He is inordinately fond of Bassetts jelly babies.

Isabelle Doyle is a fourth-year undergraduate student at Brown University, studying English and Literary Arts. Her poetry has been published in such literary magazines as The Blue Pencil Online, Cargoes, Thin Noon, The Round, Clerestory, and Triangle. Her full-length poetry manuscript, BABYFACE, was the 2018 recipient of the Frances Mason Harris Prize, established in 1983, which is awarded annually to a woman undergraduate or graduate student at Brown University for a book-length manuscript of poetry or prose-fiction.

Susan Haar’s play The Darlings was published by Broadway Publishing (2006), and her plays have also been published in The Best Men’s Stage Monologues of 2007 and in The Best 10-Minute Plays of 2018. Her work has been produced at Primary Stages, The Women’s Project, 13th Street Rep, and a variety of other venues, and she has recently been published in bioStories, The Borfski Press, Forge, The Furious Gazelle, Glint Literary Magazine, and Saint Ann’s Review. She is a member of The Actors Studio, Ensemble Studio Theatre, and HB Playwright’s Unit, was a selected participant at The Women’s Project, and served a residency at New River Dramatists. Her book of monologues, Radical Thinking Inside a Box, will be published by Smith & Krauss in 2019.

She received her J.D. and a B.A. in visual studies from Harvard University. She is currently a real estate consultant to the dean of New York University Law School.  When she’s not writing, she enjoys gardening and beekeeping.

Sara Judy is a PhD student in English and an MFA student in poetry at the University of Notre Dame, where she studies 20th and 21st century poetry and poetics.

A violinist by training, Karen Kubin works as a free-lance musician, teacher, and conductor in a small Midwestern city. Her poems and essays have appeared in Whale Road Review, Rock & Sling, Off the Coast, How to Pack for Church Camp, and American Suzuki Journal, among other publications, as well as in the recent Main Street Rag Anthology, Of Burgers and Barrooms. She blogs occasionally about life, art, and other things at

Bonnie Lykes has been published in outlets such asCrack The Spine Literary Journal, The Penmen Review, The Coachella Journal, Jonah Magazine, and “The Strange Recital” podcast. Her work was also chosen for the annual book collection;Crack The Spine VI. For two years, she hosted and produced “Non-Fiction Railroad Hour” on the “Writer’s Voice” on WIOX 91.3 FM, in Roxbury, New York. She is currently enrolled in the graduate writing program at Sarah Lawrence College.

Rosemary Moeller has had poems published in PlainsongDust&FireColereRockhurst ReviewSummit ReviewPrairie WindsFour Quarters to a Section and many others. She farms with her husband on the Great Plains and travels along with bird migrations.

Elaine Palencia is the author of six books of fiction, three poetry chapbooks, and a short monograph, The Literary Heritage of Hindman Settlement School. Her work has received seven Pushcart Prize nominations and is forthcoming in Good Works Review and Sow’s Ear Poetry Review.

More than three hundred and fifty of Terry Savoie’s poems have been published in literary journals over the past four decades, including American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, Great River Review, The Iowa Review and North American Review and recent or forthcoming issues of The American Journal of Poetry, America, One, Cortland Review and Birmingham Poetry Review. His chapbook, Reading Sunday, won the Bright Hill Competition and was published in the spring of 2018.