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Aaron Apps is a first year PhD student in English Literature at Brown University. He also holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Minnesota. His first book of poetry Compos(t) Mentis came out from BlazeVOX [books] in 2012, and his second book of hybrid-genre prose, Intersex, is forthcoming from Tarpaulin Sky Press in 2014. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in LIT, Washington Square Review, Verse, Denver Quarterly, Los Angeles Review, Pleiades, Caliban, PANK, Caketrain, Sleepingfish, and elsewhere. He is also currently co-editing An Anthology of Posthuman Poetry with Feng Sun Chen.

Tim Atkins is a widely-translated and published poet, his work having appeared in The USA, Canada, France, Mexico, and the UK. His poems have also been translated into Lithuanian and appeared in many of the public conveniences of the capital city, Vilnius in 2011. Recent titles include Horace (O Books), Folklore (Salt), Petrarch (in three volumes--the latest from Book Thug), 1000 Sonnets (if p then q), Honda Ode (Oystercatcher), Fat Boy in a Kaftan (Faber), and 25 Sonnets (The Figures). He is editor of the online poetry journal onedit, (publishing Clark Coolidge, Alice Notley, Lissa Wolsak, Peter Culley, Jackson MacLow, Lisa Jarnot, Amy De'Ath—and many others), and is London correspondent for Lungfull poetry magazine. The Complete Petrarch (600 pages) is due from Crater in 2014.

Lucy Biederman ( is the author of three previous chapbooks, including The Hardest Part Is Done (Grey Book Press, 2013). Poems of hers have appeared recently in BOMBlog, subTerrain, H_NGM_N, and The Tusculum Review. She lives in Lafayette, Louisiana, where she is a doctoral student in English Literature/Creative Writing at the University of Louisiana.

Jake Levine is from Tucson and lives in Gwangju, South Korea. He is working on a PhD in comparative literature at Seoul National University, curates poetry at Spork Press and translates Korean poetry into English. He is currently finishing translating Kim Kyung Ju's I Am A Season That Does Not Exist In This World. His chapbook, the threshold of erasure, was published by Spork Press in 2010 before he started to work there. He was a Fulbright scholar in Lithuania and has taught and published in several countries.

Based in London, Marcus Slease was born in Portadown, N. Ireland. He is the author of seven chapbooks of poetry including The House of Zabka (Deathless Press 2013) and Mu (Dream) So (Window) (Poor Claudia 2012) . A recent interview can be found here: You can find him at Never Mind the Beasts

Theodore Worozbyt’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Antioch Review, Best American Poetry, Crazyhorse, The Iowa Review, The Mississippi Review 30 Year Anthology, New England Review, Po&sie, Poetry, Sentence, Shenandoah, The Southern Review, TriQuarterly Online and Quarterly West. He has published two books of poetry, The Dauber Wings (Dream Horse Press, 2006) and Letters of Transit, which won the 2007 Juniper Prize (The University of Massachusetts Press, 2008). Impossible Objects appears in the inaugural issue of The Chapbook.

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