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EMILY CORWIN is an MFA candidate in poetry at Indiana University-Bloomington and the former Poetry Editor for Indiana Review.Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, Gigantic Sequins, New South, Yemassee, THRUSH, and elsewhere. She has two chapbooks, My Tall Handsome (Brain Mill Press) and darkling (Platypus Press) which were published in 2016. Her first full-length collection, tenderling was just released from Stalking Horse Press. You can follow her online at @exitlessblue.
JENN MARIE NUNES
ANDY POWELL is a Teaching Poet for DreamYard in the Bronx, has poems out with Bad Pony Mag, Half Mystic, Queen Mob's Teahouse, elsewhere, and is a poetry reader for The Adroit Journal. He tweets @andysmilkshake
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AMY VICTORIA BLAKEMORE writes about the body. She is the winner of the 2014 Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest and the 2017 WritingxWriters Short, Short Fiction Contest, and her work has appeared in PANK, the Indiana Review, Paper Darts, Redivider, and Wigleaf. She lives in Hartford, CT, one mile away from Mark Twain's house, where she is at work on her first collection of essays. She is currently pursuing her Masters of American Studies at Trinity College with a focus on the study of eating disorders, queerness, and sequential art. You can find her on twitter @AmyV_Blakemore.
MEGHANN PLUNKETT is a poet, coder, and dog enthusiast. She is the recipient of the 2017 Missouri Review’s Editors’ Prize as well as the 2017 Third Coast Poetry Prize. She was a finalist for Narrative Magazine’s 30 Below Contest, The North American Review’s Hearst Poetry Prize, and Nimrod's Pablo Neruda Prize. She has been recognized by the Academy of American Poets in both 2016 and 2017 Her work can be found or is forthcoming in Narrative, Pleiades, Rattle, Muzzle, Washington Square Review and Poets.org, among others. She received her BA from Sarah Lawrence College and her MFA from Southern Illinois University. She serves as a Poetry Reader for The Adroit Journal. Visit her at meghannplunkett.com
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AMBER MA is a New York-based artist and illustrator, and she is originally from China. She has been attracted to creating art and storytelling. She has a strong passion for drawing, which led her to pursue MFA in illustration as Visual Essay from School of Visual Arts, NY. Amber is deeply interested in creating monsters and fantasy creatures, who she believes share the world with us while hiding in secret places. She also has extensive experience in visualizing the story and visual creativity. The inspirations for most of the projects are from her childhood experience( under the one-child-policy), Culture mystery story and human daily life. She believes people can tell a story and the story is from life. Everything, every moment, every element could be a good story. Her working medium normally is watercolor, sumi-ink, pen and color pencil. Find more of her work at www.amberma.com.