Lauren Camp

Click on image for full bio… Lauren Camp works in the confluence of visual, musical and literary worlds. She is the author of two books of poetry, This Business of Wisdom (2010) and The Dailiness (2013), winner of the National Federation of Press Women Poetry Prize.

Taylor Brorby

Click on image for full bio… Taylor Brorby is an essayist, poet, and environmentalist. He received his M.A. in Liberal Studies from Hamline University in 2013, and is currently pursuing his MFA in Creative Writing and Environment at Iowa State University.

Todd Davis

Click on image for full bio… Todd Davis is the son of a veterinarian and United Methodist lay minister and the grandson of subsistence farmers.  His poetry offers portraits of the cycles of birth and death in the woods and streams of his homeground in Pennsylvania.

Metta Sama

Metta Sáma is author of le animal & other creatures (Miel Books), After “Sleeping to Dream”/After After (Nous-Zot), Nocturne Trio(YesYes Books) & South of Here. Her poems, fiction, and creative nonfiction essays have been published in Heir Apparent, Valley Voices, Puerto del Sol’s Black Voices Series, Literary Hub, Kweli, bluestem, Apogee, All About Skin (edited by Jina Ortiz & Rochelle Spencer), Please Excuse This Poem:...

Melissa Tuckey

Melissa Tuckey is a poet, writer, and editor with a background in environmental and social justice activism.  She has worked as a professional writer and community organizer in the military toxics movement. Tuckey is co-founder with Sarah Browning, Reggie Cabio, and Jaime Jarvis, of Split This Rock, a national literary...

Tammy Gomez

Currently based in Texas, Tammy Gomez is a poet, multimedia performer, and playwright/director.  As award-winning poet (Best Poet of Austin, Austin Chronicle, 1997), she has performed throughout the U.S., and in Mexico and Nepal.  Her poems and essays are featured in numerous collections, including Yellow Medicine Review (2009) and Women in Nature:...

Ann Fisher-Wirth

Ann Fisher-Wirth is the daughter of a career Army officer and an English teacher. Her fourth book of poems, Dream Cabinet, was published by Wings Press in 2012. Her other books of poems are Carta Marina, Blue Window, and Five Terraces, and her chapbooks are First, earth, Slide Shows, Walking Wu-Wei’s Scroll, and The Trinket Poems. With Laura-Gray Street,...