Issue 6 Contributors
Cassandra de Alba writes a lot of poems about deer. Her work has appeared in Tinderbox, Moonsick Magazine, and Fruita Pulp, among other publications. She lives in Medford, Mass.
Chris Campanioni‘s recent work appears in The Brooklyn Rail, Quiddity, and Prelude. His “Billboards” poem responding to Latino stereotypes and mutable—and often muted—identity in the fashion world was awarded the 2013 Academy of American Poets Prize, and his novel, Going Down, was selected as Best First Book at the 2014 International Latino Book Awards. He co-edits PANK and lives in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.
Nahshon Cook lives in Aurora, Colorado. His most recent collection of poems, The Killing Fields, was published in March 2015 by Shabda Press.
A.J. Huffman‘s newest poetry collections are Another Blood Jet (Eldritch Press), A Few Bullets Short of Home (mgv2>publishing), Butchery of the Innocent (Scars Publications), Degeneration (Pink Girl Ink) and A Bizarre Burning of Bees (Transcendent Zero Press). Her work has been published in journals including Labletter, The James Dickey Review, Bone Orchard, EgoPHobia, and Kritya. She is the founding editor of Kind of a Hurricane Press.
Kien Lam received his MFA in Poetry from Indiana University. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Ploughshares, The Academy of American Poets, and Day One. He lives in Los Angeles and writes for ESPN esports.
Eric Nguyen has a MFA in creative writing from McNeese State University and BA in sociology from the University of Maryland. He has been awarded writing fellowships from the Lambda Literary Foundation and Voices of Our Nation Arts (VONA).
Vincent Poturica‘s writing appears or is forthcoming in New England Review, DIAGRAM, Western Humanities Review, and Forklift, Ohio. He lives with his wife in Long Beach, CA, where he teaches at Cerritos College and Chadwick School.
Tristan Silverman started her poetry career in Chicago’s legendary spoken word circuit and has represented the city in numerous competitions. Tristan currently resides in San Francisco, where she is finishing her first manuscript. Her work has been published in journals including Boxcar Review, November 3rd Club, Union Station Magazine, and decomP.
Sam Herschel Wein is a Chicago resident working in social services. He has been a fellow at Tent: Creative Writing for Nonfiction in Amherst, Massachusetts, and is currently the Editorial Assistant at Construction Magazine. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Mobius Magazine, New Plains Review, Salt Hill, Twelfth House, and Red Paint Hill.