Issue One

Amanda Earl
has poems appearing or forthcoming in Sunfish Journal (UK), Spirits Magazine, University Northwest (USA), unarmed (USA), & fillingStation (Calgary, AB). Amanda is the managing editor of and the Bywords Quarterly Journal, and the (fallen) angel of AngelHousePress.

Amy Herschleb
came back to the South and tried to be honest. She is a poet living in Atlanta.

Deirdre Knowles
is originally from New Zealand. She has been published in national and international literary journals, teaches creative writing for a distance learning school and is a poetry ambassador for the New Zealand Vegan Bakers Association.

Michael Koh
is from South Korea but he lives his life in Buffalo for the time being.
His poems and fiction works have been published online and in print at  NAME Magazine (University at Buffalo, 2010 and 2011), New Wave Vomit and Thought Catalog.
He is currently the senior web editor of pressboardpress.

Madison Langston
lives in Tuscaloosa.

Thomas Patrick Levy
is author of I Don’t Mind if You’re Feeling Alone (YesYes Books, 2012) and Please Don’t Leave Me Scarlett Johansson (Vinyl 45s Chapbook Series, 2011). Find him online at

Rob MacDonald
lives in Boston and is the editor of the online journal Sixth FinchHis poetry has appeared in OctopusnotnostrumsH_NGM_N and other journalsLast New Deatha chapbook, is available from Scantily Clad Press.

Dearman McKay
is adrift in translation. He believes there is an art to rolling the perfect cigarette. Despite that, Belarus has refused him entry. Twice.

M.G. Martin
is the author of One For None (Ink., 2010). His work has appeared or is forthcoming in PANK, Everyday Genius, elimae & >kill author, among others. M.G. lives in Brooklyn with the lady poet, Tess Patalano & the lady dog, Ihu. Find him on Tumblr & Twitter

Molly Prentiss
received an MFA in Creative Writing at the California College of the Arts and was a 2010-2011 resident writer at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. She has been published in Fourteen Hills, MudLuscious, La Petite Zine, Switchback, The Furnace Review, Miracle Monocle, Staccato Fiction and others. She writes regularly for We Still Like and blogs at

David Raymond
is a sculptor (steel) and writer and professor of fine arts at Merrimack College in Massachusetts. He is a contributing editor and reviewer for Art New England magazine. Although he lives in New Hampshire, he could be persuaded to live in Scotland they way he was surely meant to.

Daniel Romo
is an MFA candidate at Queens University of Charlotte, but represents the LBC. His poetry can be found or is forthcoming in Gargoyle, MiPoesias, Fogged Clarity, Scythe and elsewhere. His first book of poetry, Romancing Gravity, is forthcoming from Pecan Grove Press. More of his writing can be found at

Mathias Svalina & Julia Cohen
are the authors of two collaboratively written chapbooks & two forthcoming collaboratively written chapbooks. Their collaborative poems have been published in Pilot, Bird Dog & The Sonora Review, among other journals.

Parker Tettleton
has work featured in &/or forthcoming from Gargoyle, elimae, Mud Luscious, The Catalonian Review & DOGZPLOT, among others. His chapbook SAME OPPOSITE is available from Thunderclap! Press. Find more work & information here.

Wendy Xu
is the author of THE HERO POEMS, a chapbook forthcoming from H_NGM_N BKS October 2011. Selected by D.A. Powell as the winner of the 2011 Patricia Goedicke Prize in Poetry, her work has appeared, or is forthcoming in The American Poetry Journal, ANTI-, CutBank, Drunken Boat, MAKE, InDigest, PANK, and elsewhere. She is the co-founder and co-editor of iO: A Journal of New American Poetry and curates the collaborative book-review project READ THIS AWESOME BOOK. She lives in Northampton.
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