Ama Birch is the author of Ferguson Interview Project, Sonnet Boom!, and Faces in the Clouds. She lives and works in New York City.
Ted Dodson is the author of “At the National Monument / Always Today” (Pioneer Works, 2016) and “Pop! in Spring” (Diez, 2013). He edits for BOMB and Futurepoem and is a former editor of The Poetry Project Newsletter.
Kimberly Alidio was born on July 9, 1971 in Baltimore, Maryland. She is the author of the books After projects the resound (Black Radish Books, 2016) and why letter ellipses(selva oscura press, forthcoming), and the chapbooks solitude being alien(dancing girl press, 2013) and a cell of falls(Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, forthcoming). She holds a PhD in History from the University of Michigan and studies poetry at the University of Arizona.
Katy Lederer is the author of three books of poems and a family memoir. Her poems, essays, and reviews have appeared most recently in Train, Bomb Cyclone, the New York Times, The Recluse, and on n+1 online, where she writes regularly about energy and climate change. Her fourth poetry book, The Engineers, is forthcoming on Solid Objects Press.
Charles Borkhuis -- poet and playwright. Finalist for a W.C. Williams Book Award. 9 books of poems include Dead Ringer (BlazeVOX, 2017). Recipient of a Dramalog Award. Two radio plays aired over NPR (pennsound). Foreign Bodies presented in Paris Jan.-June, 2019.
Gabriel Dozal is from El Paso, TX and received an MFA in poetry from The University of Arizona. He writes about the borderlands and has work in The Literary Review, Guernica, The Iowa Review, Hunger Mountain, and forthcoming from The Volta.