Joey De Jesus is a Bronx-born, queer Nuyorican poet whose work has appeared or is forthcoming in Barrow Street, Beloit Poetry Journal, Brooklyn Magazine, The Cortland Review, Devil's Lake, Drunken Boat, Guernica, Harriet, RHINO, Southern Humanities Review, Versal and elsewhere. Joey edits poetry for Apogee Journal and lives in Brooklyn.
Dawn Lundy Martin is a poet, essayist, and conceptual video artist. She is the author of three books of poems and three chapbooks, including most recently, Life in a Box is a Pretty Life (Nightboat Books, 2015). Martin is a co-founder of the Black Took Collective, an experimental performance art/poetry group of three, and a member of HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN?, a global arts collective. She has been awarded the 2015 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry and a 2016 Investing in Professional Artists Grant from the Pittsburgh Foundation and the Heinz Endowments. Martin is Associate Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh.
Morgan Ritter's visual and written work has been exhibited at institutions such as the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, LUMA Foundation, Zurich, Sunlan Lighting, Portland and Centre Pompidou, Paris. She has a BFA from the Pacific Northwest College of Art (2011) and works at Yale Union, an artist-run contemporary art center in Portland. Recent activity includes a two-person exhibition with Lisa Radon at RONGWRONG, Amsterdam, a poetry reading at Shanaynay, Paris, and an upcoming exhibition at The Middler, New York in August.