Melissa Cundieff-Pexa was born and raised in Irving, Texas. She has lived in Tucson, Nashville, and Ithaca, but she’ll soon be moving to Tulsa.
Lisa Dordal was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago. She has lived in Nashville for the past twenty years.
Kimiko Hahn was born in Mt. Kisco Hospital and ended up writing these poems in Brooklyn.
Marcus Jackson was born in Toledo, Ohio, and now lives in Columbus, Ohio.
Greg Koehler was born in Winnebago County, Illinois, and lives currently in Austin, Texas.
Donika Ross was born in Los Angeles, moved to Arkansas at 13, then to Austin, Texas, before settling for a time in Nashville, Tennessee. A rambling is in her future, though to where and for how long is uncertain.
Julia Story was born in Media, Pennsylvania, grew up in West Lafayette, Indiana, and now lives in Dorset, England, and Somerville, Massachusetts.