Jen Benka is the author of Pinko (Hanging Loose) and A Box of Longing With Fifty Drawers (Soft Skull). She serves as the executive director of the Academy of American Poets. Find her on Twitter @jenbenka.
Lauren Levin grew up in New Orleans and lives in Oakland with her family. The Lens is forthcoming with the Little Red Leaves Textile series. She also wrote Working (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs) and Song (The Physiocrats) among other chapbooks. She co-edits The Poetic Labor Project and is a board member at Small Press Traffic.
Max Winter is the author of Walking Among Them (Subpress, 2013) and The Pictures (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2007). He is the co-editor of Solid Objects and a Poetry Editor of Fence. His reviews have appeared in the Boston Globe, the San Francisco Chronicle, the New York Times, and elsewhere.