Kenyatta Jean-Paul Garcia is the author of This Sentimental Education, ROBOT and Yawning on the Sands. Kenyatta was raised in Brooklyn and currently resides in Albany, NY.
Allison Cobb is author of Born2 and Green-Wood. She lives in Portland, OR, where she co-curates The Switch reading series.
Danniel Schoonebeek is the author of American Barricade. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in The New Yorker, Poetry, Tin House, Boston Review, Fence, BOMB, Iowa Review, jubilat, and elsewhere. He hosts the Hatchet Job reading series in Brooklyn, and edits the PEN Poetry Series. In 2015, Poor Claudia will release his second book, a travelogue called Cest la guerre.
Camille Roys most recent book is Sherwood Forest, from Futurepoem. Earlier books include The Rosy Medallions (poetry and prose, from Kelsey St Press) and Swarm (fiction, from Black Star Series). She co-edited Biting The Error: Writers Explore Narrative (CoachHouse 2005, re-issued 2010). She lives in San Francisco.
Dan Machlin is currently completing THE BLOCK, which he begin during a recent Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Writing Residency. His previous books include Dear Body: (Ugly Duckling Presse), This Side Facing You (Heart Hammer) and In Rem (@ Press) and his poems have recently appeared in BOMB and Vanitas. He is a native New Yorker and Founder and Executive Editor of Futurepoem Books.