Devon Cozad currently works in higher education as an instructor of Composition, Research, and Communication courses across several campuses in Western New York. She makes sure her classrooms are spaces where students can explore and express what's making them tick, aiming to build more independent, compassionate learners. Devon also contributes to local community garden and literacy programs. When pulled away from education, she's in her own garden trying to grow weird things, or reading a lot of young adult fantasy (with a particular fondness for dragons).
Alex Vigue is a queer poet and storyteller from Ridgefield, Washington. He has a degree in creative writing from Western Washington University and has been published in Vinyl, Maudlin House, and Lockjaw Magazine. His debut chapbook, The Myth of Man, was a finalist for the Floating Bridge Press chapbook competition. He works as a substitute teacher and retail worker all while impressing the importance of poetry on people of all ages.
David Sklar lives in a cliffside cottage in Denville, New Jersey, with his wife, their two barbarians, and a secondhand familiar. He has more than 100 published works, includingpoetry in Ladybug and Stone Telling, fiction in Nightmare and Strange Horizons, and humor in McSweeney’s and Knights of The Dinner Table. He also curates the Poetry Crisis Line, at poetrycrisis.org, and almost supports his family as a freelance writer and editor.
Kelli Tompkins is an artist, writer, and designer who lives in Salt Lake City, UT and indulges in snacks, magic and gardening. Kelli graduated from the University of Utah with a BA in English in 2009, and the Utah Screenwriter’s Project with the Salt Lake Film Society in 2015. Kelli believes deeply in the power of art to heal and restore.