Mina Zohal is an Afghan American writer living and writing in the United States and Afghanistan.
A native of Jones County Miss., Buck Downs's latest book is Shftless[Harvester] (above/ground press). He lives in Washington, D.C.
Marc Nasdor is a poet and musician; a native of Baltimore who has lived in New York City since 1980. In the 1980s and 1990s he co-produced international literary festivals, was Program Director at Poets House and the Gas Station.
Alex Cuff is a public school teacher living in Brooklyn. She’s a 2016 Poets House fellow, co-founding editor of No, Dear magazine and a graduate of the Milton Avery School of the Arts at Bard College.
Benjamin Keating: Born Brooklyn NY Works Brooklyn/Jersey City.