Erin Coughlin Hollowell

Erin Coughlin Hollowell is a poet and writer who lives at the end of the road in Alaska. Her poetry collections Pause, Traveler, 2013, and Every Atom, 2018 were published by Boreal Books, an imprint of Red Hen Press.

Gerald L. Coleman

Gerald L. Coleman is a philosopher, theologian, poet, and Science Fiction and Fantasy author. He was born in Lexington and now makes his home in the Atlanta area. He is the author of the Epic Fantasy novel series, The Three Gifts.

Jasmine Elizabeth Smith

Jasmine Elizabeth Smith (she/her) is a poet and educator from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She received her MFA in Poetry from the University of California in Riverside. She is a Cave Canem Fellow and a recipient of the Gluck’s Art Fellowship.

Laura-Gray Street

Laura-Gray Street is author of Pigment and Fume and Shift Work and co-editor of The Ecopoetry Anthology and A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia. Her poetry has received prizes from The Greensboro Review, the Dana Awards, the Southern Women Writers Conference, Isotope: A Journal of Literary Science and Nature...

Abegunde

Abegunde is a memory keeper, poet, ancestral priest, and full-spectrum doula. Her work focuses on the Middle Passage, genocide, sexual violence, and community healing. Abegunde uses contemplative practices and ritual to approach the Earth and human bodies as sites of memory, and with the understanding that memory never dies, is...

Marjory Wentworth

MARJORY WENTWORTH is the New York Times bestselling author of Out of Wonder, Poems Celebrating Poets (with Kwame Alexander and Chris Colderley). Her books of poetry include Noticing Eden, Despite Gravity, The Endless Repetition of an Ordinary Miracle and New and Selected Poems. Her poems have been nominated for The...

Matty Layne Glasgow

Matty Layne Glasgow is the author of deciduous qween (Red Hen Press, 2019), winner of the Benjamin Saltman Award. He is a former Vice Presidential Fellow and current Jeff Metcalf Humanities in the Community Fellow at the University of Utah where he’s pursuing a PhD in Creative Writing. He currently...

Mita Mahato

Mita Mahato is Seattle-based cut paper, collage, and comix artist and educator. She assembles fragments of used and discarded materials in poetic experiments that dramatize entangled processes of death and renewal, specifically within the context of ecosystemic loss under capitalism. Her collected book of poetry comix, In Between, is listed...

Nickole Brown

Nickole Brown received her MFA from the Vermont College, studied literature at Oxford University, and was the editorial assistant for the late Hunter S. Thompson. She worked at Sarabande Books for ten years. She’s the author of Sister, first published in 2007 with a new edition reissued in 2018. Her...

Orchid Tierney

Orchid Tierney is a poet and scholar from Aotearoa New Zealand, who now lives in Gambier, Ohio. She is the author of the collection a year of misreading the wildcats (The Operating System, 2019) and six chapbooks, including my beatrice (above/ground press, 2020) and ocean plastic (BlazeVOX Books, 2019). Her...

Teresa Dzieglewicz

Teresa Dzieglewicz is an educator, poet, and lover of rivers. She is a Poet-in-Residence with the Chicago Poetry Center, an Associate Editor at RHINO Poetry, and part of the founding team of the Mní Wičhóni Nakíčižiŋ Wóuŋspe (Defenders of the Water School). Her first book, Something Small of How To...