Mikayla Beaudrie completed her MA in English from the University of Florida. She currently teaches an array of rhetoric and composition courses at the University of North Florida. Her research centers on the relationship between blackness and nature, and the existence of a Black gothic rhetoric.
Sara Stasi is an artist and poet residing in Santa Cruz, California with her husband and two cats. She finds inspiration in the natural world and enjoys creating nature-based images. Drawing on her background in anthropology and literature, her writing explores the relationship between symbols and meaning. Her work has been featured in the Porter Gulch Review, Gasher Journal, Defunkt Magazine, and other various online publications. Find more of her work at sarastasiwrites.com.
Abhishek Mehta is a marketing professional living in New Delhi, India. Though poetry does not come to him by education or vocation, it rises for him from that deeply personal space where unnamed thoughts move about bumping into each other until they've bruised themselves raw and urgent. With his writing he aims to make the paler things in life, less apologetically pale. When not writing he enjoys video games and piano music.