MickevanZyl is a queer, South African poet. She was schooled predominantly in making poor life choices and now works a menial desk job to fund her dream of becoming a teacher. In the meantime, she writes. She is published in The Anxious Poets Society. She loves glitter, cats and swearing.
Holly Painter is the author of the poetry collection Excerpts from a Natural History (Titus Books, 2015). Her work has appeared in Sport, Landfall, The New Zealand Listener, JAAM, Arena, Barrelhouse, The Cream City Review, and others. She lives with her wife and son in Vermont, where she teaches writing and literature at the University of Vermont. Holly is currently working on a non-fiction book on obsolete jobs and a poetry collection based on cryptic crosswords. Find out more at hollypainter.com
Thomas M. McDade resides in Fredericksburg, VA, previously CT & RI. He is a graduate of Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT. McDade is twice a U.S. Navy Veteran serving ashore at the Fleet Anti-Air Warfare Training Center, Virginia Beach, VA and aboard the USS Mullinnix (DD-944) and USS Miller (DE/FF 1091). His fiction was most recently published by Rumblefish Quarterly.