Lisa Andrews is the author of The Inside Room (Indolent Books, 2018) and Dear Liz (Indolent Books, 2016). Her poems have appeared in Gargoyle, Painted Bride Quarterly, and Zone 3. Andrews holds a B.A. from Hunter College, and an M.A. in English literature and M.F.A. in creative writing (poetry) from NYU, where she taught in the Expository Writing Program, and worked with poetry students at Goldwater Hospital and Bayview Correctional Facility.
Ryan Black is the author of The Tenant of Fire (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019), winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize, and Death of a Nativist, selected by Linda Gregerson for the Poetry Society of America’s Chapbook Fellowship. He has published previously or has work forthcoming in AGNI, Blackbird, Ploughshares, The Southern Review, Virginia Quarterly, and elsewhere.
Emily Wallis Hughes grew up in Agua Caliente, California, a small town in the Sonoma Valley. She is the author of Sugar Factory (Spuyten Duyvil, 2019), which includes a series of paintings by Sarah Riggs in collaboration with her poems. Emily's poems have been published or are forthcoming in the Berkeley Poetry Review, Elderly, Gigantic Magazine, Menage, Painted Bride Quarterly, Prelude, A Women’s Thing, ZAUM, and other little magazines. She currently teaches creative writing at Rutgers—New Brunswick and is an editor at Fence. She lives in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Christine Larusso’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The Literary Review, Pleiades, Women's Studies Quarterly, Sycamore Review, Prelude, Court Green, Narrative, and elsewhere. She is the 2017 winner of the Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writer’s Residency Prize, and her poem, "Lunar Understanding," was nominated for a Pushcart. She is the author of There Will Be No More Daughters.