ISSUE #2: THE CONTRIBUTORS
A finalist for both the 2018 Center for Book Arts Poetry Chapbook Contest and the 2019 Boaat Chapbook Prize, Stevie Belchak is a writer who lives in Astoria, OR. Her creative nonfiction and poetry can be found published or forthcoming in La Vague Journal, No Issue, The Hopper, The Quarterless Review, Feelings, Pinwheel Journal, Hobart Pulp, Blush Lit, Dream Pop Press, Third Coast, and JetFuel Review--among others.
Catherine Bresner is the author of the chapbook The Merriam Webster Series; the artist book Everyday Eros (Mount Analogue 2017); and the empty season, which won the Diode Edition Book Prize in 2017. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in the VOLTA, b l u s h, Sixth Finch, Fonograf, Itinerant, The Offing, Heavy Feather Review, Gulf Coast, Passages North, Paperbag and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a Juniper Summer Institute fellowship and the 2019 Cadence Residency through the Northwest Film Forum. Currently, she is the publicist for Wave Books and lives in Brattleboro, VT.
Nate Logan is the author of Inside the Golden Days of Missing You (Magic Helicopter Press, 2019). He teaches at Franklin College and Marian University.
Diamond Forde debut collection, Mother Body, is the winner of the 2019 Saturnalia Poetry Prize. Diamond has received numerous awards and prizes, including the Pink Poetry Prize, the Furious Flower Poetry Prize, CLA's Margaret Walker Memorial Prize, and 3rd place in Frontier Poetry's New Poets Award. A Callaloo and Tin House fellow, Diamond’s work has appeared in Boston Review, Honey Literary, Obsidian, Massachusetts Review and more. She serves as the contributing editor of Southeast Review, the fiction editor of Nat. Brut, and she lives in Asheville with her partner and their dog, Oatmeal.
JoAnna Novak's short story collection Meaningful Work won FC2's Ronald Sukenick Prize and was published in August. New Life, her third book of poetry, will be published later this year.
Benjamin Anthony Rhodes is a queer and trans poet living in Northeast Ohio, where he is a candidate with the NEOMFA. Born and bred on the bayou, Benjamin hails from Louisiana and earned his BA in English from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. His work can be found in Sidereal Magazine, Freezeray Poetry, and Volney Road Review.
Lindsey Webb is the author of a chapbook, 'House' (Ghost Proposal, 2020). Her poetry and other writings have appeared in Denver Quarterly, Chicago Review, jubilat, Vestiges, and Lana Turner, among others. She was named a 2021 National Poetry Series finalist and received a fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center. She lives in Salt Lake City, where she is a PhD student in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Utah.