literature at California State University, Fullerton, her most recent book is Rods and Koans (Red Mountain Press, 2018). J . C H R I S R O B I N S O N is a writer from North Carolina living in Brooklyn. His
writing has appeared in 3:AM Magazine and The Brooklyn Quarterly. He is currently at work on a novel. S H E N H A O B O , born in 1976, is considered one of the most controversial voices among the new generation of Chinese poets for being both wickedly erotic and politically satirical in his poetry. His first collection Great Evil in the Heart (2004) was banned and he went abroad for a few months to escape arrest. As the leading poet of the Lower Body group, he is the author of seven poetry collections. J A C K S T E W A R T was educated at the University of Alabama and Emory University.
From 1992–95 he was a Brittain Fellow at The Georgia Institute of Technology. His work has appeared in Poetry, The American Literary Review, The Dark Horse Review, A New Ulster, The Southern Humanities Review, and other journals and anthologies, most recently in New Welsh Reader and Image. He lives in Coconut Creek, Florida, and teaches at Pine Crest School. S M S T U B B S is the co-owner of a bar in Brooklyn, NY. He grew up in South Florida, attended Wake Forest University and later received an MFA in poetry from Indiana University. He is the recipient of a scholarship to Bread Loaf and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and for Best New Poets. Poems have appeared in The Pinch, The Normal School, Jabberwock Review, Cherry Tree, Poetry Northwest, Opossum, Atticus Review, and The Bookends Review. S H I R L E Y S U L L I V A N ’ S work has appeared in the Tampa Review, The Fiddlehead, Sou’wester, Harpur Palate, Anomaly Literary Journal, The Fourth River, Quiddity International Literary Journal, Halcyon, Duende, Pisgah Review, Writing on the Wind: An Anthology of West Texas Women Writers, and others. Sullivan lives in southern New Mexico, where it is believed playful spirits inhabit the winds that sweep across the land, rearranging the lightning bolts to create their own show. T R A V I S T R U A X grew up in Virginia and Oklahoma and spent most of his
twenties working in various national parks out west. A graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University, his work has appeared or is forthcoming in Salamander, Quarterly West, The Pinch, Sonora Review and Bird’s Thumb. He lives in Bozeman, Montana.
M A R K T U C K E R is an Australian writer of poetry and short fiction who also CONTRIBUTORS