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Guest Poetry Editor
by Josip Novakovich
Josip was a finalist for the 2013 Man Booker International Prize. He has published the novel, April Fool’s Day, three short story collections including Infidelities, and four collections of narrative essays. He has been anthologized in The Best American Poetry, The Pushcart Prize Anthology and The O. Henry Prize Stories. He teaches Creative Writing at Concordia University, Montreal.
by Tony Hoagland
Tony’s newest book of poems, Application for Release from the Dream, was published by Graywolf Press in September 2015. His most recent collection of essays about poetry is Twenty Poems That Could Save America and Other Essays, 2014, also from Graywolf. He teaches at the University of Houston.
Engineering in Four Cars
by Kristen Arnett
Kristen Arnett is a queer fiction and essay writer. She was awarded Ninth Letter‘s 2015 Literary Award in Fiction, was runner-up for the 2016 Robert Watson Literary Prize at The Greensboro Review, and was a finalist for Indiana Review’s 2016 Fiction Prize. Her work has appeared or is upcoming at North American Review, The Normal School, Gulf Coast, TriQuarterly, Electric Literature, Literary Hub, Volume 1 Brooklyn, OSU’s The Journal, Catapult, Bennington Review, Portland Review, Tin House Flash Fridays/The Guardian, Salon, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. Her debut story collection, Felt in the Jaw, was published by Split Lip Press and was recently award the 2017 Coil Book Award. Her novel, Mostly Dead Things, will be published by Tin House Books in Summer 2019.
Darrel Alejandro Holnes
Julie E. Bloemeke
June Sylvester Saraceno
Steven Thomas Howell
Travis Wayne Denton
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