Issue 2 Contributors
Heather Christle (@heatherchristle) is the author of The Difficult Farm (Octopus, 2009), The Trees The Trees (Octopus, 2011), and What Is Amazing (Wesleyan, 2012). She has taught at Emory University and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. A native of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, she lives in Northampton, Massachusetts. Her poem “It Feels like It Is on Purpose” originally appeared in What Is Amazing and was reprinted by permission of the author.
Caroline Crew (@carolinecrew) edits ILK Journal. Her poems are published or forthcoming in Bat City Review, PANK, Cream City Review, and Salt Hill Journal. She wrote the chapbooks small colours like wild tongues (dancing girl press, 2013) and, with Chris Emslie, Your Stupid Fortune Gives Me Stupid Hope (Furniture Press Books, forthcoming 2014). Currently, she lives between Old England and New England.
Chris Emslie (@chris_emslie) lives in Tuscaloosa, where he is an MFA candidate at the University of Alabama. His poems are published or forthcoming in Anti-, Birdfeast, and Indiana Review. With Caroline Crew, he co-authored the chapbook Your Stupid Fortune Gives Me Stupid Hope (Furniture Press, forthcoming 2014). At fifteen he decided if he couldn’t be a superhero he’d be a poet, because it seemed like the next best thing.
Gabrielle Freeman (@TheLadyRandom)’s poetry has been published in journals such as Chagrin River Review, The Emerson Review, Red Rock Review, and Shenandoah. She earned her MFA in poetry through Converse College. Gabrielle lives with her family in Eastern North Carolina.
Maggie Graber (@magraber) is an MFA candidate at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Her chapbook, Beads, was a finalist in the Button Poetry Exploding Chapbook Contest, and her work has been featured in Atticus Review, Toad, and Utter. She likes large bodies of water.
Shayla Lawson (@blueifiwasnt) teaches creative writing at Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts. She is the author of A Speed Education in Human Being (Sawyer House Press, 2013). Her work has appeared in inter|rupture, Anti-, and MiPOesias. She was the 2013 recipient of Sou’Wester‘s Robbins Award for Emerging Writers. Her work is supported by fellowships from The Kentucky Center for the Arts and the Giorgio Cini Foundation of Venice, Italy.
Erin Martin (@erinmartinmusic) is a singer, songwriter, and model. She has appeared on Rock of Love and The Voice. Her original songs are available on iTunes and here. Reader her interview with SheWired here.
Stacey Tran (@farawaybirthday) is an editor at Poor Claudia and co-founding editor of Pocket Notes. She lives and works in Portland, Oregon.
Caleb Washburn (@CPWashburn) is a poet and photographer from Kansas City, currently working on his MFA in poetry at the University of Pittsburgh. His work is published or forthcoming in The Journal, The Atlas Review, The Laurel Review, and Banango Street.