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Contributors' Notes

Robyn Art is the author of The Stunt Double In Winter (Dusie 2007) and the text/visual collaboration Dear American Lovechild, yours, The Beautiful Undead (dancing girl press, forthcoming.) Her recent work appears in La Petite Zine, The Denver Quarterly, Shampoo, The Illanot Review, and Coconut.

Jeff Harrison has publications from Writers Forum, MAG Press, Persistencia Press, White Sky Books, and Furniture Press. He has e-books from BlazeVOX, xPress(ed), Argotist Ebooks, and Chalk Editions. His poetry has appeared in An Introduction to the Prose Poem (Firewheel Editions), The Hay(na)ku Anthology Vol. II (Meritage Press), The Chained Hay(na)ku Project (Meritage Press), Sentence: a Journal of Prose Poetics, Otoliths, Xerography, Moria, Calibanonline, Coconut, unarmed, Big Bridge, Sugar Mule, and elsewhere.

Libby Hart is an Australian poet and author of two books of poetry: Fresh News from the Arctic, which won the Anne Elder Award and was shortlisted for the Mary Gilmore Prize; and This Floating World, which was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Awards and the Age Book of the Year Awards, and longlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. This Floating World was also devised for stage and received the Shelton Lea Award. His third collection, Wild, is forthcoming in 2014.

Michael Keenan's first book of poems, "Translations On Waking In An Italian Cemetery," will be released by A-Minor Press in the spring of 2014. His writing has appeared in the PEN Poetry Series, Fence, Alice Blue Review, RealPoetik, NYQ Reviews, inter|rupture, Shampoo, Paul Revere’s Horse, and Arsenic Lobster, among others. Michael currently talks to people at Columbia University.

Susan Lewislives in New York City and edits Posit (www.positjournal.com). “Dear Crush” is from This Visit, forthcoming in 2015 from BlazeVOX (available for preorder now). Other recent books are How to be Another (Červená Barva Press, 2014) and State of the Union (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2014). Her work has been published or will appear soon in such places as The Awl, Boston Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Dusie, EOAGH, Gargoyle, Otoliths, Ping Pong, Propeller, Raritan, Seneca Review, and Verse. More at .

Diana Magallon is an experimental artist and the author of Del oiseau et del ogre.

Youdhisthir Maharjan is a visual artist from Nepal, currently residing in New Hampshire. He has been published in Henniker Review, Winter Tangerine Review, Smoky Quartz, The New Post-literate, and elsewhere.

bruno neiva is a Portuguese text artist, poet and writer. He's recently published the poetry pamphlet "dough" through erbacce press. More of his work can be found elsewhere in magazines and anthologies. He blogs at http://umaestruturaassimsempudor.tumblr.com/.

Oscar Oswald earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He currently teaches English Composition in Portland, Oregon, and is an intern at the contemporary arts organization Yale Union. He is also an Assistant Editor at Noemi Press. His poetry can be found in new or forthcoming editions of Blackbox Manifold, The Colorado Review, Gobbet, Lana Turner, VOLT, and Weekday.

Michael Robins is the author of three collections, most recently Ladies & Gentlemen (Saturnalia Books, 2011) and In Memory of Brilliance & Value (Saturnalia Books, 2015). He lives in Chicago.

Kate Schapira is the author of four books of poetry, most recently The Soft Place (Horse Less Press), and her 10th chapbook, The Motions, has just appeared with above/ground press. She lives in Providence, RI, where she writes, teaches, co-runs the Publicly Complex Reading Series, and offers Climate Anxiety Counseling.

Michael Joseph Walsh is a PhD candidate in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Denver and co-editor for APARTMENT Poetry. His poems have appeared in Cloud Rodeo, Coconut, DREGINALD, DIAGRAM, Fence, PANK, RealPoetik, and The Volta.

Joshua Ware was born in Cleveland, OH in 1977.

Jenny Wu's poems can be found in islocate, SOFTBLOW, storySouth, Mangrove, Catfish Creek, Polaris, and The Asian American Literary Review. She is an undergraduate at Emory University.