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Leah Umansky's book of poems, Domestic Uncertainties, is out now from Blazevox. Her poems are forthcoming in POETRY Magazine and Thrush Poetry Journal. Read more at http://iammyownheroine.com

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Thomas Devaney is the author of The Picture That Remains (The Print Center of Philadelphia) and the nonfiction book Letters to Ernesto Neto (Germ Folios). He is the editor of ONandOnScreen, an e-journal featuring poems and videos.

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Ben Doller is the author of three books of poetry, Radio, Radio (LSU Press), FAQ: (Ahsahta Press), and Dead Ahead (Fence Books). He lives in San Diego and is Assistant Professor at UCSD.

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Lauren Russell is the author of the chapbooks Dream-Clung, Gone (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2012) and The Empty-Handed Messenger (Goodbye Better, 2009). She is an M.F.A. student at the University of Pittsburgh, where she also teaches writing and serves as an editor of Hot Metal Bridge.

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Evan Kennedy is a poet and bicyclist who lives in San Francisco. He is the author of Terra Firmament (Krupskaya), Shoo-Ins to Ruin (Gold Wake Press), and Us Them Poems (BookThug).

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