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Joel Chace has published poetry and prose poetry in print and electronic magazines such as 6ix, Tomorrow, Lost and Found Times, Coracle, xStream,Word for Word, and Jacket.  He has published  more than a dozen print and electronic collections.  BlazeVox Books published his CLEANING THE MIRROR:  NEW AND SELECTED POEMS, and from Paper Kite Press is MATTER NO MATTER, another full-length collection.  Recently out from Country Valley Press is SCAFFOLD, the first part of an ongoing poetic sequence, "(b)its," from Meritage Press, A SCRIPT, from Otoliths Books, SHARPSBURG, from Cy Gist Press, and BLAKE'S TREE, from Blue & Yellow Dog Press.

Melissa DeGezelle lives in Philadelphia where she's a doula, placenta preparer, and adjunct instructor. Some of her poems can be found online at EOAGH, Sawbuck, Jellyroll, Shampoo, and The Brooklyn Review.

Noah Falck is an elementary school teacher. His work has recently appeared in Leveler, La Petite, Dark Sky Magazine, and Sentence: A Journal of Prose Poetics. Visit him online at and dance a little. 

Emily Kendal Frey is the author of THE GRIEF PERFORMANCE (published by Cleveland State University Poetry Center in 2011) as well as several chapbooks and chapbook collaborations. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Nicholas Grider is an artist and writer whose work has recently appeared in or is forthcoming from Drunken Boat, Anemone Sidecar, Blue & Yellow Dog and Abstractions and Apocrypha.

Brent House grew up in Necaise, Mississippi, where he raised cattle and watermelons on the family farm. His poetry has appeared in Colorado Review, Cream City Review, Denver Quarterly, and Third Coast. Slash Pine Press published his first chapbook, The Saw Year Prophecies.  He served as assistant editor for Arts & Letters, and currently he is a contributing editor for The Tusculum Review.

Becca Jensen lives in Los Angeles where she gathers information and listens to Dwight Yoakam. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in publications including Slope, Drunken Boat, Horse Less Review and Thermos.

Brad Liening lives in Minneapolis. He helps edit InDigest Magazine.

Gina Myers
is the author of A Model Year (Coconut Books, 2009), and several chapbooks, including False Spring (forthcoming from Spooky Girlfriend Press). She lives in Atlanta, GA where she makes books for Lame House Press (

Natalia Panzer is poetry major at Pratt Institute. She immigrated to the U.S. from New Zealand in 2007. These poems are taken from an unpublished, book-length work titled Then, After Swallowing the Mouse, the Rat said:, available online at She lives in Brooklyn. 

Steven D. Schroeder's first book of poetry is Torched Verse Ends. His poems are available or forthcoming from Pleiades, Washington Square, Copper Nickel, Court Green, and Drunken Boat. He edits the online poetry journal Anti- and works as a Certified Professional Résumé Writer.

Adam Strauss lives in Las vegas, NV.  He has a full-length collection, For Days, forthcoming from BlazeVox Books.  As well, he has work out in Delirious Hem and the Parthenon West Review, and forthcoming in Word For/Word and the Cricket Online Review.

Joshua Ware lives in Lincoln, Nebraska where he is finishing his doctorate in poetry at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is the author the collection Homage to Homage to Homage to Creeley, which won the 2010 Furniture Press Poetry Prize, as well as several chapbooks. His writing and collages have appeared in many journals, such as American Letters & Commentary, Colorado Review, New American Writing, New Orleans Review, and Quarterly West.

Karena Youtz is a poet living in Idaho.  She is the author of The Transfer Tree, which is forthcoming with 1913 Press.

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