Former girl scout Laura LeHew is obsessed with the creepy, creaky underbelly of life and whatever lies beyond. Widely published her collections include: Buyer’s Remorse (Tiger’s Eye Press—Infinities) poems on abuse, Becoming (Another New Calligraphy) a non-linear discourse on alcoholism and dementia, Willingly Would I Burn, (MoonPath Press) themed around math and science, It’s Always Night, It Always Rains, (Winterhawk Press) murder/noir and Beauty (Tiger’s Eye Press) fairy tales. Laura received her MFA from the California College of the Arts. She co-hosts a reading series, Poetry for the People. Laura owns and edits Uttered Chaos, a small press which publishes books of poetry by NW writers. She knows nothing of gardens or gardening but is well versed in the cultivation of cats. Find her here: utteredchaos.org lauralehew.com
Tom Pescatore can sometimes be seen wandering along the Walt Whitman bridge or down the sidewalks of Philadelphia's old Skid Row. He might have left a poem or two behind to mark his trail. His debut novel the Boxcar Bop is available now from RunAmok Books.
Currently a MFA in Writing candidate at Spalding University, Kylie Ayn Yockey is a queer southern writer with a B.A. in Creative Writing and Literature: Poetry and Fiction from Santa Fe University of Art and Design. Her work has been published on Jackalope Magazine, in Glyph Magazine volumes 28-30, and is forthcoming in Weasel Press's Ordinary Madness second issue. She was an editor for Glyph vol.30, acts as a student editor for The Louisville Review, and is the poetry editor for Ink & Voices. Her debut cross-genre collection, Aftereffects (2017), is available on Lulu. Her website is www.kylieaynyockey.com.
SK Grout grew up in Auckland, New Zealand and has lived in Frankfurt, Germany and Norwich, England. She splits her time as best she can between London and Auckland. She is the author of the micro chapbook “to be female is to be interrogated” (2018, the poetry annals). Her work also appears in Landfall, Crannóg, Banshee Lit, The Interpreter’s House, Parentheses Journal, L’Éphémère Review and elsewhere. Wanderlust, eco-living, social justice, queer love stories and writing remain priorities of her life. These topics fill most of her twittering at @indeskidge.