ISSUE #6: THE CONTRIBUTORS
K.F. Harrington (she/they) is a poet, community builder, and facilitator interested in the messy, beautiful work of queer liberation. They are a small-business owner and step-parent and recently completed a poetry intensive through the Speakeasy Project. You can follow her poetry journey on Instagram @smallpractice_. This is her first publication.
Shane Kowalski lives in Pennsylvania, where he teaches creative writing at Ursinus College. He is the author of Small Moods (Future Tense Books).
Lesle Lewis has five published collections, Small Boat, Landscapes I & II, lie down too, A Boot's a Boot, and Rainy Days on the Farm. She has also published the chapbook, It's Rothko in Winter or Belgium and numerous journal publications. She lives in New Hampshire.
Cameron Morse (he, him) is Senior Reviews editor at Harbor Review and the author of eight collections of poetry. His first collection, Fall Risk, won Glass Lyre Press’s 2018 Best Book Award. His latest is The Thing Is (Briar Creek Press, 2021). He holds an MFA from the University of Kansas City-Missouri and lives in Independence, Missouri, with his wife Lili and three children. For more information, check out his Facebook page or website.
Evan Nicholls is a poet and collage artist from Virginia. His chapbook of poems and collages, Holy Smokes, is available from Ghost City Press. Find more of his work at enicholls.com.
Ben Pease is a poet and multi-disciplinary writer who is dedicated to fostering a more accessible literary community in Vermont and beyond. He is the author of the full-length poetry collection Chateau Wichman: A Blockbuster in Verse (Big Lucks Books), a forthcoming Dungeons & Dragons adventure module set on the Ruth Stone property called The Light of Mount Horrid (Ghost in the Forest Games), the hybrid illustrated edition Furniture in Space (factory hollow press), and several chapbooks. He is the Executive Director of the Ruth Stone House, Communication Coordinator at Otter Creek Engineering, and book designer for various enterprises. He lives in Brandon, VT with his wife, Bianca Stone, and their daughter, Odette.
Jordan Stempleman is the author of nine books of poetry including Cover Songs (The Blue Turn) Wallop, and No, Not Today (Magic Helicopter Press). He edits The Continental Review, Windfall Room, and Sprung Formal, and runs the Common Sense Reading Series.
Letitia Trent's work has most recently appeared in Smartish Pace and Diagram. She has published two full-length poetry collections, including her latest, Match Cut (Sundress Publications), and two novels. Trent lives in the Ozarks with her family and works in the mental health field.You can find her essays, journals, and reviews on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/LetitiaTrent, twitter: @letitia_trent
Rebecca Valley is a poet from Vermont. Her work has been published or is forthcoming from Black Warrior Review, Bennington Review, Permafrost, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Poets.org, and elsewhere. She received her MFA in Poetry from UMass Amherst. Her chapbook, The Salvageman, was published by o-blek editions in 2022. You can find more of her work at www.rebeccavalley.com.
Jac Batey is the MA Illustration course leader at the University of Portsmouth, focused on socially aware projects that question our place in the world. She runs Damp Flat Books and is the author of the zine Future Fantasteek!
Jessy Randall’s poems, comics, and other things have appeared in Poetry, McSweeney’s, and The Best American Experimental Writing. Her most recent book is Mathematics for Ladies: Poems on Women in Science (MIT, 2022).