Michael's work has appeared in Cosmonauts Avenue, Hobart, Queen Mob’s Tea House, Barrelhouse, Fanzine, Flapperhouse, Entropy, Waxwing, Corium, Paper Darts, People Holding, and Heavy Feather Review. He lives in Queens. He is often lost.
Carl “Papa” Palmer of Old Mill Road in Ridgeway, Virginia, now lives in University Place, Washington. He is retired from the military and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and is enjoying life as “Papa”to his grand descendants. Carl is also a Franciscan Hospice volunteer and former Pushcart Prize and Micro Award nominee. To read and listen to more of his stories in poetry and prose, GOOGLE: CARL PAPA PALMERMOTTO: Long Weekends Forever!
Beck Banks is a doctoral candidate in Media Studies at the University of Oregon. Their primary research interest is transgender rurality and transgender media studies. They hope to be more than this, though, which is why an occasional poem or piece of fiction ravels out of them.