Evan White lives in Massachusetts, where he helps edit Slope Editions and is a student in the MFA Program for Poets & Writers at UMass (Amherst).
Zach Savich is the author of the poetry collections Full Catastrophe Living, Annulments, and The Firestorm, as well as a lyric memoir, Events Film Cannot Withstand. He teaches at Shippensburg University.
Matt Mauch is the author of Prayer Book (Lowbrow Press) and the chapbook The Brilliance of the Sparrow (Mondo Bummer). His poems have appeared in Salt Hill, NOÖ Journal, H_NGM_N, DIAGRAM, Willow Springs, The Los Angeles Review, South Dakota Review, Sonora Review, Connotation Press, Water~Stone Review, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, ILK, InDigest, Spinning Jenny, and elsewhere. Host of the various readings that comprise the Great Twin Cities Poetry Read (GTCPR) & Road Show, and editor of the annual anthology Poetry City, USA, Mauch teaches in the AFA program at Normandale Community College. He lives in Minneapolis.
Michael Rowe lives in Minneapolis. He has written for Utne Reader, The Awl, The Millions, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency.
A. Minetta Gould
A. Minetta Gould is the author of two chapbooks, Arousing Notoriety (Publishing Genius 2011) and Dutch Baby Combo (Spooky Girlfriend 2011). Individual poems can be found at LeftFacingBird, Ocho, New Orleans Review, NOÖ Weekly, and other journals. She is the Managing Editor of Black Ocean.
Joe Hall was born in the woods and is devoted to Cheryl. Black Ocean Press published his first book of poems, Pigafetta Is My Wife, in 2010. With Chad Hardy he wrote The Container Store Vol. I (SpringGun 2012). His poems, fiction, book reviews, and essays have appeared in Gulf Coast, Octopus, Hayden's Ferry Review, The Colorado Review, Versal, and elsewhere.
Matt McBride has published poems in Alice Blue, Diagram, FENCE, Forklift, OH, Meridian, Mississippi Review, Packingtown Review, and Pheobe amongst others. Currently, he is an assistant editor for the Cincinnati Review as well as Memorious.org. His blog is firstname.lastname@example.org.
RJ Ingram is an Ohio native studying poetry at the MFA program at Saint Mary's College of California. He is a human rights activist and an advocate for homeless LGBT children and can often be found lobbying state and congressional offices.
James Grinwis is the author of The City from Nome (National Poetry Review Press) and Exhibit of Forking Paths (Coffee House). He is editor at Bateau and lives in western Massachusetts.
Trevor Alexander earned his MFA at the University of Nebraska Writing Program. He lives in Lawrence, Kansas.
Andrew Kozma's poems have appeared in 32 Poems, Cave Wall, Grist, and The Chariton Review. His first book of poems, City of Regret (2007), won the Zone 3 First Book Award, and he has been the recipient of a Houston Arts Alliance Fellowship, a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship, and a D. H. Lawrence Fellowship.
Susan Yount is editor and publisher of the Arsenic Lobster Poetry Journal and madam of the Chicago Poetry Brothel. She has an MFA in poetry from Columbia College Chicago and works fulltime at the Associated Press. Some recent works have appeared in Weave Magazine,Glint Literary and Anobium Literary Magazine. Her poetry chapbook, Catastrophe Theory, is forthcoming from Hyacinth Girl Press.