Peter Schireson’s poems have been published or are forthcoming in Post Road, Quiddity, Hotel Amerika, Arts & Letters, Painted Bride Quarterly, Pleiades, and other journals. His chapbook, The Welter of Me & You, won the Coal Hill 2013 Chapbook Prize. He lives in California and is currently an MFA candidate at Warren Wilson College.
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Emily M. Trask is a poet and theatre artist originally from Wisconsin. She holds a BA in literature and theatre from Grinnell College, and an MFA in Acting from Yale University's School of Drama. As an actress, she has appeared on stage and screen across the country, from the Lincoln Center Theater in New York City to the Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre in Texas, where she is currently a resident company member. Recent poetry has appeared in The Summerset Review.
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Robert Wrigley has published nine collections of poetry, the most recent of which is Anatomy of Melancholy (Penguin, 2013). His poems have appeared in many journals, including Poetry, The Atlantic, Barrow Street, and The New Yorker, and were included in the 2003 and 2006 editions of Best American Poetry. Wrigley’s honors and awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Idaho State Commission on the Arts, and the Guggenheim Foundation, as well as the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, the J. Howard and Barbara M.J. Wood Prize, the Frederick Bock Prize from Poetry magazine, the Wagner Award from the Poetry Society of America, the Theodore Roethke Award from Poetry Northwest, and six Pushcart Prizes. From 1987 until 1988 he served as the state of Idaho's writer-in-residence.
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Rick Ewing is an author living and writing in New York City. His novella, Smoking Monkeys, was put into print by Fogged Clarity in Spring 2016.
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Chris Bathgate has released several albums, including the highly acclaimed Salt Year and 2007’s A Cork Tale Wake. In addition to his work as a solo artist, Bathgate is a centerpiece of the collaborative project, Skullls.
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Chris Salveter is the founder and lead singer of the band Judson Claiborne.
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Jeffrey Schultz is the author of What Ridiculous Things We Could Ask of Each Other which was selected for The National Poetry Series in 2013. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Indiana Review, Missouri Review, Prairie Schooner, Poetry, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of a "Discovery"/ Boston Review prize and a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation.
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Jacob Koestler is an artist and musician from Johnstown, Pennsylvania who holds an MFA from Ohio University's Photography and Integrated Media program. With photography, video and multimedia installations, he creates narratives that reevaluate archetypes in rural Appalachia, the Rust Belt and other post-industrial settings. Koestler also creates live scores for his videos under the name Rural Carrier and is a co-founder of My Idea of Fun, an art and music archive that features over 300 releases including a number of his photography books and audio cassettes. He currently works in the Photography + Video Department at The Cleveland Institute of Art, and his artwork has been exhibited and published internationally.
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Paul Pickering grew up in Selma, Alabama. He earned an M.A. in English from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and an M.F.A in Poetry from the University of Oregon. He currently lives in Tunbridge, Vermont.
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Rosie Tucker is a musician living and performing in Los Angeles, CA.
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The Hand in the Ocean is a band from Detroit.