Contributors' Notes

László Aranyi (Frater Azmon) is a poet, anarchist, and occultist from Hungary. His books include (szellem)válaszok, A Nap és Holderők egyensúlya,and Kiterített rókabőr. His English poems have been published in Quail Bell Magazine, Lumin Journal, Moonchild Magazine, Scum Gentry Magazine, Pussy Magic, The Zen Space, Crêpe & Penn, Briars Lit, Acclamation Point, Truly U, Sage Cigarettes Magazine, Lots of Light Literary Foundation, Honey Mag, Theta Wave, Re-side, Cape Magazine, Neuro Logical, The Daily Drunk Mag, Unpublishable Zine, Melbourne Culture Corner, Beir Bua Journal, Crown & Pen, Dead Fern Press, Coven Poetry Journal, Journal of Erato, Lothlorien Poetry Journal, Spillover Magazine, Punk Noir, Nymphs Literary Journal, Synchronized Chaos, Impspired Magazine, Fugitives & Futurists, The Dope Fiend Daily, Mausoleum Press, Nine Magazines, Thanks Hun, Downtown Archive, Hearth & Coffin Literary Journal, Our Poetry Archive (OPA), Juniper Literary Magazine, Feral Dove Magazine, Alternate Route, CENTRE FOR EXPERIMENTAL ONTOLOGY, Bullshit Lit Magazine, Misery tourism, Terror House Press, Journal of Expressive Writing, APOCALYPSE CONFIDENTIAL, WordCity Literary Journal, Wilder Literature Magazine, Roadside Raven Review, Death'sDormantDaughter, Rasputin, Amphora Magazine, Dope Fiend Daily, THIN SLICE ANXIETY, Dark Entries, FLEAS ON THE DOG, Dumpster Fire Press, DON’T SUBMIT!, Horror Sleaze Trash Magazine, Outcast Press, DOGZPLOT Magazine, BLACK STONE / WHITE STONE, Impractical Things Magazine, Medusa's Kitchen, Beatnik Cowboy, LET’S STAB CAESAR!, THE PEACH Magazine, FATHERFATHER Magazine, Gorko Gazette, Jupiter Review, Word For/Word,, Poetry As Promised Lit Mag, Talking about strawberries all of the time, Suburban Witchcraft Magazine, BRUISER, PopCULTlitmag, Setu, Dire Need, All Ears (India), Rhodora Magazine, Arc Magazine, ShabdAaweg Review (India), Utsanga (Italy), Postscript Magazine (United Arab Emirates), The International Zine Project (France), Swala Tribe Magazine (Rwanda), The QuillS Journal (Nigeria).

Daniel Barbiero is a double bassist, composer, and writer in the Washington DC area. He has performed at venues throughout the Washington-Baltimore area and regularly collaborates with artists locally and in Europe; his graphic scores have been realized by ensembles and solo artists in Europe, Asia, and the US. He writes on the art, music, and literature of the classic avant-gardes of the 20th century as well as on contemporary work; his essays and reviews have appeared in Arteidolia, Heavy Feather Review, periodicities, Word for/Word, Otoliths, Perfect Sound Forever, Point of Departure, and elsewhere. He is the author of As Within, So Without, a collection of essays published by Arteidolia Press. Website:

Christopher Barnes co-edits the poetry magazine Interpoetry. His reviews and criticism have appeared in Poetry Scotland, Jacket Magazine, Peel, and Combustus. He has given readings in numerous venues, including Waterstones Bookshop, Newcastle's Morden Tower, and the Proudwords lesbian and gay writing festival. His poetry collection LOVEBITES was published by Chanticleer Press in 2005. He lives in Newcastle, UK.

A little past the airport, just over the Cheektowaga line, outside of Buffalo, New York, Michael Basinski and his wife, the artist Ginny O'brien, live in a house 300 feet or so from The Ginny Woods.

Riccardo Benzina lives and works in Apulia. Some of his visual work appeared on Utsanga, Minima, Otoliths and Die Leere Mitte.

Tania David is an artist living in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico whose works include photography, abstract painting, collage, and assemblage using found and natural materials. El Nigromante/Escuela de Bellas Artes has recently hosted a solo exhibition of her video and photo installation focused on the the wave of Honduran migrants traveling through Mexico.

Dario Roberto Dioli lives in Landriano, Italy. He has published numerous “pop” poetry collections and arty plaquettes edited by small presses. With his wife Zewditu, he started a micro press of short texts and visuals called Asatami Legesse. His current work appears in Maintenant 17, Door is a Jar 28 and The New Post Literate.

Mary Ann Dimand was born in Southern Illinois where Union North met Confederate South, and her work is shaped by kinships and conflicts: economics and theology, farming and feminism and history. Dimand holds an MA in economics from Carleton University, an MPhil from Yale University, and an MDiv from Iliff School of Theology. Some of her previous publication credits include: The History of Game Theory Volume I: From the Beginnings to 1945; The Foundations of Game Theory; and Women of Value: Feminist Essays on the History of Women in Economics, among others. Her work is published or forthcoming in A Thin Slice of Anxiety, Agave Magazine, Apricity Magazine, The Birds We Piled Loosely, Bitterzoet Magazine, The Borfski Press, The Broken Plate, Chapter House Journal, The Charles Carter, The Ear, El Portal, Euphony Journal, Faultline, FRiGG Magazine, From Sac, Green Hills Literary Lantern, Hollins Critic, The Hungry Chimera, Isacoustic, I-70 Review, The MacGuffin, Mantis, Medicine and Meaning, Misfit Magazine, Mount Hope Magazine, Nixes Mate Review, Oddville Press, OPEN: Journal of Arts & Letters, Pennsylvania English, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, Penumbra, Plainsongs, Platform Review, RAW Journal of the Arts, Redactions: Poetry & Poetics, Sage Cigarettes Magazine, Scarlet Leaf Review, Slab, Sortes, Steam Ticket, Sweet Tree Review, THINK: A Journal of Poetry, Fiction, and Essays, Tulane Review, Visitant Lit, and Wrath-Bearing Tree.

Michelle R. Disler received her PhD in Nonfiction from Ohio University. She lives and writes in a beach town on the Lake Michigan shoreline after 15 years of teaching college English in the upper Midwest.

Melissa Eleftherion (she/they) is a cis queer human, a writer, a librarian, and a visual artist. Born & raised in Brooklyn, she holds degrees from Brooklyn College, Mills College, and San Jose State University. She is the author of the full-length poetry collection, field guide to autobiography (The Operating System, 2018), & eleven chapbooks from various presses including trauma suture (above/ground press, 2020), & sunflower spell (poems-for-all, 2022). Her work has been widely published & featured in venues like Quarter after Eight, Sixth Finch, & Entropy, and nominated for the Pushcart Prize & Best of the Net. Melissa now lives in Northern California where she manages the Ukiah Branch Library, curates the LOBA Reading Series, and serves as the Poet Laureate of Ukiah. Recent work is available at

Arpine Konyalian Grenier was an independent scholar, born and raised in Beirut after the post-Ottoman era induced French rule of the region ended. Academic and corporate years were devoted to cardiovascular research, human resources development, regulatory finance, and the arts. She wrote during lunch breaks and the weekend, first music then poetry. She has several published collections, and her work has appeared in numerous literary publications, often awarded or as finalist.

Robyn Groth is an Autistic poet and bookmaker with an MA in linguistics. She lives in the Midwest with her husband and sons. She is the author of Hello, Robot (Defunkt Mag + Press), and her poetry is published or forthcoming in Gordon Square Review, Ruminate Magazine, and Midway Journal.

Daniel Y. Harris is an extreme experimentalist. His Posthuman Series includes The Resurrection of Maximillian Pissante, Volume V (BlazeVOX, 2022), The Misprision of Agon Hack, Volume IV (BlazeVOX, 2021), The Reincarnation of Anna Phylactic, Volume III (BlazeVOX, 2019), The Tryst of Thetica Zorg, Volume II, (BlazeVOX, 2018) and The Rapture of Eddy Daemon, Volume I (BlazeVOX, 2016). His extreme experimentalism has been published in Alligatorzine, BlazeVOX, The Denver Quarterly, Dichtung Yammer, E·ratio, European Judaism, Exquisite Corpse, Marsh Hawk Press Review, The New York Quarterly, Notre Dame Review, perspektive, Poetry Salzburg Review and Word For/Word. He is the Publisher of Var(2x). His website is

Jeff Harrison has publications from Writers Forum, Persistencia Press, and Furniture Press. He has e-books from BlazeVOX and Argotist Ebooks. His poetry has appeared in An Introduction to the Prose Poem (Firewheel Editions), Noon: An Anthology of Short Poems (Isobar Press), three Meritage Press hay(na)ku anthologies, Sentence: a Journal of Prose Poetics, Otoliths, Moria, and elsewhere.

Irene Koronas is an extreme experimentalist. Her Grammaton Series includes siphonic, Volume VI (BlazeVOX, 2022), lithic cornea, Volume V (BlazeVOX, 2021), holyrit, Volume IV (BlazeVOX, 2019), declivities, Volume III (BlazeVOX, 2018), ninth iota, Volume II (The Knives Forks and Spoons Press, 2018) and Codify, Volume I (Éditions du Cygne, 2017). Her extreme experimentalism has been published in Alligatorzine, BlazeVOX, The Boston Globe, Buzdokuz, E·ratio, Hyper-Annotation, International Exhibition of Surrealism, Marsh Hawk Press Review, Offcourse, perspektive, slowforward, Version (9) Magazine and Word For/Word. She is the Publisher of Var(2x). Her website is

Daniel Lehan has lived in New York, Florence, Finland, and Quebec, and now lives in Dungeness, on the south coast of England, facing France. His visual and collaged poetry has appeared in print and online magazines, including 3:AM, Whiptail, Arteidolia, Otoliths, Ink Sweat and Tears, Ballast, small po[r]tions, and *82 Review. His text - Book Pages Destroyed By Typewriter - is included in The New Concrete, Visual Poetry in the 21st Century, published by Hayward Publishing, 2015.

Danika Stegeman LeMay’s second book, Ablation, is forthcoming from 11:11 Press in November 2023. Her book Pilot (2020) was published by Spork Press. She’s a 2023 recipient of a grant from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund and recently spent a 2-week residency in Marathon, TX outside Big Bend National Park. Her website is

Joshua Martin is a Philadelphia based writer and filmmaker, who currently works in a library. He is member of C22, an experimental writing collective. He is the author of the books automatic message (Free Lines Press), combustible panoramic twists (Trainwreck Press), Pointillistic Venetian Blinds (Alien Buddha Press) and Vagabond fragments of a hole (Schism Neuronics). He has had numerous pieces published in various journals including Otoliths, Synapse, Version (9), Don’t Submit!, BlazeVOX, RASPUTIN, Ink Pantry, Unlikely Stories Mark V, and experiential-experimental-literature. You can find links to his published work at

Joe Milazzo is the author of the novel Crepuscule W/ Nellie, two volumes of poetry — The Habiliments and Of All Places In This Place Of All Places — and several chapbooks (most recently, homeopathy for the singularity). His work has appeared or will soon appear in Black Clock, Black Warrior Review, BOMB, Denver Quarterly, Fence, Prelude, Tammy, Texas Review and elsewhere. He is an Associate Editor for Southwest Review and the Founder/Editor-In-Chief of Surveyor Books. Joe lives and works in Dallas, TX, and his virtual location is

Pamela Miller is the author of six poetry collections, including Recipe for Disaster and Miss Unthinkable (both from Mayapple Press), How to Do the Greased Wombat Slide (forthcoming from Unsolicited Press) and Mr. Mischief (forthcoming from dancing girl press). Her work has appeared in shufPoetry, BlazeVOX, Otoliths, New Poetry From the Midwest, RHINO, Nixes Mate Review, Book of Matches, and many other journals and anthologies. She lives in Chicago.

Sheila E. Murphy’s most recent books are Permission to Relax (BlazeVOX Books, 2023) October Sequence: Sections 1-51 (mOnocle-Lash Anti-Press, 2023), and Sostenuto (Luna Bisonte Prods (2023). Murphy is the recipient of the Gertrude Stein Award for her book Letters to Unfinished J. (Green Integer Press, 2003). Murphy's book titled Reporting Live from You Know Where (2018) won the Hay(na)Ku Poetry Book Prize Competition from Meritage Press (U.S.A.) and xPress(ed) (Finland). Based on a background in music theory and instrumental and vocal performance, her poetry is associated with music. Murphy earns her living as a management consultant and researcher and holds the Ph.D. degree. She has lived in Phoenix, Arizona throughout her adult life.

Kell Nelson lives and makes in Phoenix, Arizona. The pieces in this issue were created from pages of Le Corbusier’s Towards A New Architecture, published in 1923.

Thomas Piekarski is a former editor of the California State Poetry Quarterly. His poetry has appeared in such publications as Poetry Quarterly, Literature Today, The Journal, Poetry Salzburg, Modern Literature, South African Literary Journal, and Home Planet News. His books of poetry are Ballad of Billy the Kid, Monterey Bay Adventures, Mercurial World, and Aurora California.

Michael Rerick lives and teach in Portland, OR. His work recently appears or is forthcoming at Clade Song, Cleave Magazine, Epigraph Magazine, Marsh Hawk Review, and Slouching Beast Journal. He is the author of In Ways Impossible to Fold, morefrom, The Kingdom of Blizzards, The Switch Yards, and X-Ray.

Gary Sloboda’s work has appeared in such places as Big Other, Posit, Thrush, Twyckenham Notes, and Word For/ Word. He lives in San Francisco.

Randee Silv’s wordslabs and visual poetry have appeared in illiterature, Otoliths, Indefinite Space, Posit, Bone Bouquet, Word For/Word, Datura, Die Leere Mitte, among others. Nextness, Arteidolia Press 2023, is her latest collection of wordslabs.

Nam Hoang Tran is a writer and visual artist based in Orlando, FL. His work has appeared in Posit, The Brooklyn Review, BRUISER, New Delta Review, Always Crashing, Diode, and elsewhere. More at

Bill Yarrow is the author of eleven books of poetry including Blasphemer, The Vig of Love, and, most recently, Accelerant. His poems have been published in Poetry International, Mantis, FRiGG, Gargoyle, PANK, Confrontation, Contrary, Diagram, Levure littéraire, Thrush, Staxtes, Chiron Review, new aesthetic, RHINO, Libretto, and many other journals. He has been nominated eight times for a Pushcart Prize.

Changming Yuan edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Yuan in Vancouver. Credits include 12 Pushcart nominations, 17 chapbooks (most recently Free Sonnets) and appearances in Best of the Best Canadian Poetry (2008-17), BestNewPoemsOnline and 2019 other literary outlets worldwide. A poetry judge at Canada's 2021 National Magazine Awards, Yuan began writing and publishing fiction in 2022, with his first (hybrid) novel Mabakoola: Paradise Regained due out in 2025.