Qurat Dar is an engineering student at the University of Guelph, an avid environmentalist, and an emerging author. She has work forthcoming or currently in The Evansville Review, The Temz Review, Tenth Street Miscellany, Yellow Taxi Press, and KROS Magazine. Qurat has also received a number of awards for her environmental work, including the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Youth Achievement and being named one of Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25 by The Starfish in 2016. Find her on Twitter: @DQur4t
Tonya Russell is a photographer/poet of color. She holds a BS degree in Sociology from TWU. Her works are published in numerous literary journals. Website coming soon, she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sometimes RoganKelly sits on a rooftop in Brooklyn and dreams of taller buildings and chestnut flour pancakes. He wants to love the Hudson Ferry but doesn’t. His poems are forthcoming in Brazenhead Review, The Cortland Review, Small Orange, The Penn Review and others. His first chapbook, Demolition in the Tropics, is due out in June from Seven Kitchens Press. @JerzyPoet on Instagram and Twitter.
Loren Walker is a Pushcart Prize nominee; her poems have appeared in QUJournal, Coffin Bell, the West Texas Literary Review, and other publications. She has published one chapbook of poems and illustrations, Dislocation, and is preparing her second poetry collection strong-water, studying the role of alcohol in history and culture. Loren is also the author of award-winning fantasy and science-fiction novels. Her website is www.lorenwalker.net.