Christopher Citro is the author of The Maintenance of the Shimmy-Shammy (Steel Toe Books, 2015), and his poems appear or are forthcoming in Ploughshares, Best New Poets 2014, and Prairie Schooner.

Adam O. Davis's work has appeared in many journals, including Boston Review, Gulf Coast, The Paris Review, and ZYZZYVA. Most recently, he was named the winner of the George Bogin Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America. He lives in San Diego. These poems are from a book-length manuscript he has collaboratively written with Lytton Smith, titled Common Divided Language.

Emily Hunt is the author of the poetry collection Dark Green (The Song Cave, 2015) and her poems have appeared in the PEN Poetry Series, The Iowa Review, TYPO, The Volta, Diagram, and elsewhere. She lives in Oakland, CA and can be found at

Dustin Nightingale lives in West Hartford, Connecticut. His poetry has been or will be published in journals such as new ohio review, Margie, Cimarron Review, Portland Review, and decomP. 

Lytton Smith is the author of two books of poetry from Nightboat Books, While You Were Approaching the Spectacle But Before You Were Transformed by It (2013) and The All-Purpose Magical Tent (2009), and the translator of  contemporary Icelandic novels by Jón Gnarr, Bragi Ólafsson and Kristín Ómarsdóttir. He is an Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at SUNY Geneseo. These poems are from a book-length manuscript he has collaboratively written with Adam Davis, titled Common Divided Language.

Joseph Spece is editor at Fathom Books and the SHARKPACK imprints. His books are my centigrade is like a captive star (PYRAMID, 2017) and Roads (Cherry Grove, 2013). 

Claire Marie Stancek is also the author of MOUTHS (Noemi, 2017), and Oil Spell (Omnidawn, 2018). With Daniel Benjamin, she co-edited Active Aesthetics: An Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry (Tuumba / Giramondo 2016), and with Lyn Hejinian and Jane Gregory, she is co-founder and co-editor of Nion Editions. She is currently a PhD candidate in the English Department at the University of California, Berkeley, where she teaches poetry workshops and literature classes. Contact her on Facebook, Twitter, or at

Robert Whitehead is a poet and translator in Brooklyn, NY.  Visit

Candice Wuehle is the author of the chapbooks curse words: a guide in 19 steps for aspiring transmographs (Dancing Girl Press, 2014) and EARTH*AIR*FIRE*WATER*ÆTHER (Grey Books Press, 2015). Her work can be found in Tarpaulin Sky, The Volta, The Colorado Review, SPORK, The New Orleans Review and Juked, among others. She is originally from Iowa City, Iowa, and is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Candice currently resides in Lawrence, Kansas, where she is a Chancellor’s Fellow at The University of Kansas.