Susana Praver-Pérez is a Pushcart-nominated poet and a winner of the San Francisco/Nomadic Press Literary Award (2021). Susana’s first full-length collection of poetry, Hurricanes, Love Affairs, and OtherDisasters was published by Nomadic Press in 2021 and won the 2022 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award. Her second full-length collection, Return Against the Flow, is slated to be published by Black Lawrence Press in early 2024. Susana shares her home in Oakland, California with a calico cat named “Gata.” Her website is: susanapraverperez.com
Jodi Balas is an "ever-evolving" neurodiverse poet from Northeast Pennsylvania. A lover of words (salacious, being a favorite – it just rolls off the tongue), her poetry has been accepted in Hole in the Head Review, Wild Roof Journal, River Heron Review, and elsewhere. Jodi has been a poetry session leader for The Think Center in Wilkes Barre, PA and is in the process of developing her first Chapbook to market to the poetry world. You could dive deeper into the Jodi experience by following her on Instagram @jodibalas_
Kenton K. Yee’s has placed poetry and short fiction in over seventy publications. His recent poems appear (or will soon appear) in Plume Poetry,The Threepenny Review, TAB Journal,BoomerLitMag, Sugar House Review,Terrain.org, Rattle, Steam Ticket, Berkeley Poetry Review, Constellations, Mantis, and Cutthroat, among others. He writes from northern California.