by Julian Talamantez Brolaski
NOV 2017 | Poetry
Julian Talamantez Brolaski is a poet and country singer, the author of Of Mongrelitude (Wave Books 2017), Advice for Lovers (City Lights
2012), gowanus atropolis (Ugly Duckling Presse 2011), and co-editor of NO GENDER: Reflections on the Life & Work of kari edwards (Litmus
Press / Belladonna Books 2009). Julian is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist in the bands Juan & the Pines (NYC) and The Western Skyline
(Oakland). Julian currently lives in Santa Barbara, researching and editing a book on the Mescalero Apache female initiation ceremony.
by Sahar Muradi
MAR 2017 | Poetry
Sahar Muradi is a NY-based writer and performer / co-editor of One Story, Thirty Stories: An Anthology of Contemporary Afghan American Literature / co-founder of the Afghan American Artists and Writers Association / a Kundiman Poetry Fellow / an AAWW Open City Fellow / recipient of the 2016 Stacy Doris Memorial Poetry Award / Director of Poetry Programs at City Lore in New York City/ and a devotee of the bottom of the rice pot. Sahar's first chapbook, [ G A T E S ], is forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press.