Issue Seven Contributors

Sarah Bridgins lives in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in Tin House, Buzzfeed, Bustle, Luna Luna, Sink Review, and Thrush among other publications. You can find more of her work at

Elijah Burrell is the author of the poetry collection The Skin of the River (Aldrich Press, 2014). His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Agni, North American Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, Measure, Sugar House Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, and elsewhere. His poem “Bones” was featured in audio form on Sugar House Review’s podcast, and two of his poems have been featured on The Missouri Review’s audio podcast. He resides near Jefferson City, Missouri, with his wife and two daughters, and teaches creative writing and literature at Lincoln University.

Ansley Clark recently graduated with her MFA in poetry from the University of Colorado Boulder, where she currently teaches creative writing. She is the author of the chapbook Geography (dancing girl press 2015). Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from the Columbia Poetry Review, Typo, Sixth Finch, Black Warrior Review, inter|rupture, DIAGRAM, Denver Quarterly and elsewhere.

Barbara Daniels' book Rose Fever: Poems was published by WordTech Press and her chapbooks Black Sails, Quinn & Marie, and Moon Kitchen by Casa de Cinco Hermanas Press. Her poetry has appeared in Prairie Schooner, WomenArts, Mid-American Review, The Literary Review, and many other journals. She received three Individual Artist Fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

Caroline Davidson is a poet, singer, and performer from Columbus, Ohio. She holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and her writing has appeared in places including Coconut, Sixth Finch, Tinge, and Dreginald. She lives in Brooklyn.

After a rather extended and varied second childhood in New Orleans, Matt Dennison's work has appeared in Rattle, Bayou Magazine, Redivider, Natural Bridge, The Spoon River Poetry Review and Cider Press Review, among others. He has also made videos with poetry videographers Michael Dickes, Swoon and Marie Craven.

James Croal Jackson's writing has recently been published in Isthmus, Rust+Moth, and The Collapsar. He is the winner of the William Redding Memorial Poetry Prize via The Poetry Forum in his current city of Columbus, OH. He has a chapbook forthcoming from Writing Knights Press. Visit him at

Noelle Kocot's seventh book of poems is Phantom Pains of Madness (Wave Books, 2016). She is the poet Laureate of Pemberton Borough, New Jersey.

Sampson Starkweather is the author of PAIN: The Board Game (Third Man Books, 2016) and The First Four Books of Sampson Starkweather (Birds, LLC, 2013). He is a founding editor of Birds, LLC, an independent poetry press. He is also the author of nine chapbooks, most recently Until the Joy of Death Hits, a website chapbook of pop/love audio-visual GIF poems from Spork Press, and Flux Capacitor, a collaborative audio poetry album from Black Cake Records. He works for the Center for the Humanities at the City University of New York Graduate Center where he helps promote Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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