Norman Fischer is a Zen Buddhist priest, author, and poet who has published poetry and prose steadily since the late 1970’s. Philip Whalen was his poetic master. His latest titles (2018) are Untitled Series:Life As It Is (Talisman) and On A Train At Night (PURH, France).
Dale Smith is a poet and teacher in Toronto, Ontario. He studied with Tom Clark from 1994-1996 in the New College of California Poetics Program.
Adam Strauss is the author of one full length poetry collection: For Days (BlazeVox). Most recently, poems of his appear in The Arsonist Magazine, Fence, Interim, and The Tiny. Poems are forthcoming in Spork and Dream Pop.
Emily Liebowitz is the author of the book National Park (Gramma Poetry, 2018) and the chapbook In Any Map (The Song Cave, 2015.) Her writing has appeared in The Believer, Pen Poetry Series, The Iowa Review, jubilat, Lana Turner and various other magazines. She lives in Brooklyn, NY, where she freelances in writing and arts communications. She co-edits LVNG Magazine and serves on the board of the Community of Literary Magazines & Presses (CLMP).
Coco Fitterman (b. 1998) is a writer & artist from New York. Her chapbook Say It With Flowers was published by Inpatient Press in 2017. She has performed her work at American Medium, MoMA PS1, Tropez, and elsewhere. Her first curatorial project, A Cultivated Life, was exhibited at King's Leap in 2018.
Shiv Kotecha writes poetry, fiction, and criticism. He is the author of The Switch (Wonder, 2018) and EXTRIGUE (Make Now, 2015). Other writing can be found in frieze, Art in America, and Convolution and on Troll Thread and GaussPDF.