Elise Hempel

Elise Hempel grew up in suburban Chicago and has worked as an editor, proofreader, copywriter, columnist, and university English instructor. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals over the years, including Poetry, Measure, Southern Poetry Review, Tar River Poetry, and the Midwest Quarterly, as well as in Verse Daily, Poetry Daily, and Ted Kooser’s American Life in Poetry.


Anne Delana Reeves

Anne Delana Reeves is a poet and essayist. Her work appears in Cimarron Review, Crab Orchard Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Image, Antioch Review, New Madrid, Chapter 16, The Southern Poetry Anthology IV: Tennessee, and Nasty Women Poets: An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse. In addition, Each Fugitive Moment: Essays, Memoirs, and Elegies on Lynda Hull, edited with poet Diann Blakely, is forthcoming from MadHat Press.


J.C. Scharl

J.C. Scharl is a poet and critic from Colorado. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Measure Review, Plough Quarterly, the Scores, the Windhover, the Trinity House Review, National Review, and a New Ohio Review online special edition, among others. Her criticism has appeared in Dappled Things and Plough Quarterly, among others. She has two children.



George Kalogeris

George Kalogeris is the author of a book of paired poems in translation, Dialogos (Antilever, 2012), and a book of poems based on the notebooks of Albert Camus, Camus: Carnets (Pressed Wafer, 2006). His current book of poems is Guide to Greece (Louisiana State University, 2018). He teaches literature and classics in translation at Suffolk University.



David Southward

David Southward teaches in the Honors College at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is the author of two collections: Bachelor’s Buttons (Kelsay Books, 2020) and Apocrypha, a sonnet sequence based on the Gospels (Wipf & Stock, 2018).


J.P. Celia

J.P. Celia’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in such places as Rattle, Barrow Street, First Things, Light, Tar River Poetry, THINK, and the Raintown Review. He lives in Gainesville, Florida.



Terese Coe

Terese Coe’s poems and translations appear in Agenda, Alaska Quarterly Review, Cincinnati Review, Crannog, Hopkins Review, the Moth, New American Writing, New Scotland Writing, Ploughshares, Poetry, Poetry Review, the Stinging Fly, Threepenny Review, and the TLS, among many others. Her collection Shot Silk was short-listed for the 2017 Poets Prize, and her black comedy, Harry Smith at the Chelsea Hotel, was recently presented at Dixon Place in Manhattan.



Marly Youmans

Marly Youmans is the author of five books of poems: Claire (LSU); The Throne of Psyche (Mercer); The Foliate Head (Stanza Press in the UK); Thaliad and The Book of the Red King, both from Phoenicia Publishing in Montreal, Canada.



David Galef

David Galef has published over two hundred poems in magazines ranging from Light and Measure to Shenandoah and the Yale Review. He’s come out with two poetry volumes, Flaws and Kanji Poems, as well as two chapbooks, Lists and Apocalypses. As a shameless eclectic, he’s also written far too much for his own good, including over a dozen other books in two dozen directions. His latest is Brevity: A Flash Fiction Handbook, from Columbia University Press.


Dan Campion

Dan Campion’s poems have appeared previously in Able Muse and in Light, Poetry, Rolling Stone, Think, and other journals. He is the author of Peter De Vries and Surrealism (Bucknell University Press) and coeditor of Walt Whitman: The Measure of His Song (Holy Cow! Press), a third edition of which was issued in 2019. A selection of his poems titled The Mirror Test will be published by MadHat Press in February 2022. He lives in Iowa City, Iowa.



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