Carol Mirakove is the author of Muriel's House, Mediated, and Occupied. She lives in Brooklyn where she is writing a manuscript titled, for an exhibit called democracy there are a lot of guns.
Joel Lewis was born in Brooklyn back when the Dodgers were still the borough's state religion. Currently holding back the Hudson River in Hoboken. He is the author of five books of poetry, with a sixth, My Shaolin, due Spring 2016 from Kings County's Hanging Loose Press.
Nikki Wallschlaeger’s work recently has been featured in Storyscape Journal, Dusie, Quaint Magazine, Fanzine, Elective Affinities, and others. She is the author of the chapbook I Would Be the Happiest Bird (Horseless Press) and her first full-length book of poems, Houses, also from Horseless Press in 2015. Her graphic chapbook I Hate Telling You How I Really Feel is forthcoming from Bloof books.
Amy King's latest book, The Missing Museum, is a co-winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. King teaches English & Creative Writing at SUNY Nassau Community College and serves on the Executive Board of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. She also joins the ranks of Ann Patchett, Eleanor Roosevelt, Rachel Carson and Pearl Buck as the recipient of the 2015 Winner of the WNBA Award (Women’s National Book Association).