ISSUE #3: THE CONTRIBUTORS

billy cancel is a Brooklyn based poet/performer.  His collection MOCK TROUGH RASPING CROW is out on BlazeVOX Books. His poetry has been published in Boston Review, PEN America, SAND Journal and Bombay Gin amongst others. With Thursday Fernworthy (Lauds) he makes up the noise/pop band Tidal Channel who performed his noise poetry sequence BUTTERCUP TANTRUM MUTTON ENCORE at Ravenna Museum of Art in November 2019 as part of the Transmissions VII Festival. In 2013 he appeared in Marianne Vitale’s production Missing Book Of Spur at the Performa 13 festival. His contribution to ‘4 WORDS’ was broadcast as part of the 2016 Liverpool Provocations Art Festival.  He has read at the Poetry Project New Year’s Marathon twice. In December 2019 billy & his work were featured in London based culture magazine HERO. In April 2021 billy cancel was a poet in residence as part of the Brooklyn waterfront Poets Afloat reading series. www.billycancelpoetry.com

William Erickson studied English and digital arts at Washington State University after many years in the trades. His poetry can be found in BlazeVOX Journal, GASHER, Cleaver, The Adirondack Review, and numerous other pubs. His chapbook, Monotonies of the Wildlife, is out February 2022 (FLP). William lives in the Portland, OR, area with his wife and two rescue dogs.

Mikko Harvey is the author of Unstable Neighbourhood Rabbit (House of Anansi, 2018) and Let the World Have You (House of Anansi, 2022). His poems appear in places such as Gulf Coast, Iowa Review, Kenyon Review, Missouri Review, and The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2019. He currently lives in Western Massachusetts.

Livio Farallo is co-founder/co-editor of Slipstream Magazine and Professor of Biology at Niagara County Community College in Sanborn, New York. His work has appeared, or is forthcoming in, Rattle, Spillway, Sheila-Na-Gig, Spelunker Flophouse, The Lucid Stone, Beatnik Cowboy, Home Planet News, Down in the Dirt, The Blue Collar Review, and others.

Jess Feldman's poetry has appeared in Bennington Review, Sixth Finch, Radar Poetry, and No Tokens. Her manuscript "Call It A Premonition" was chosen by Zachary Schomburg as winner of the 2015 BOAAT Winter Chapbook Competition. Jess lives in southern Maine.

Lauren Hilger is the author of Lady Be Good (CCM, 2016) and Morality Play (Poetry NW Editions, Summer 2022). She serves as a poetry editor for No Tokens.

Leslie Weibeler is a violinist and comics artist in Chicago. Her second book of comics will be published in 2023-4 by 2D Cloud.

Terence Winch is the author of eight poetry collections, the most recent of which is The Known Universe (2018). A Columbia Book Award and American Book Award winner, he has also written a young adult novel called Seeing-Eye Boy (2020) and two story collections, Contenders and That Special Place, the latter drawing on his life as a traditional Irish musician. His work is included in more than 40 anthologies, among them the Oxford Book of American Poetry, Poetry 180, and 5 editions of Best American Poetry. He is the recipient of an NEA Fellowship and a Gertrude Stein Award for Innovative Writing, among other honors. Terence Winch edits the “Pick of the Week” feature on the Best American Poetry site.