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josh chaffin JL Chaffin’s story “Prison Games” won honorable mention and was published in the 2015 Pooled Ink contest anthology. His work has also been published in TulipTree Review and My Favorite Apocalypse. He recently completed a screenplay called Prison Profiteers that follows victims of the “industry” to shed light on its practices. .chisaraokwu. .chisaraokwu. is a Nigerian American poet, artist & healthcare futurist. Her work has appeared or been featured in Tinder- box Poetry Journal, Page & Spine, The New England Journal of Medicine, Urban Cusp Online Magazine, The Washington Post, and others. She is passionate about addressing religious-based and gender-based trauma through the arts. Follow her art journey on IG: @naijabella.  mary pacifico curtis Mary writes poetry, memoir and literary criticism and is an avid photographer. In addition to work that has appeared in a variety of literary magazines, she has authored two chapbooks: Between Rooms (2016) and The White Tree Quartet (2018), both published by Wordtech’s Turning Point Imprint. She is an Ameri- can Advertising Federation Silver Medalwinner in recognition of contributions during her Silicon Valley career in branding and communications. She holds degrees from Northwestern University and Goddard College. fatima espiritu Fatima is an educator and poet with an MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Work can be found in Bayou, Foglifter, LIT, and elsewhere mfc feeley MFC Feeley lives in Tuxedo, NY and attended UC Berkeley and NYU. She has published in Brevity Blog, Honeysuckle, The Tishman Review, and others. She was a Fellow at the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing and has been nominated for Best Small Fictions. She has judged for Mash Stories and Scholastic. Her series of short stories inspired by the Bill of Rights appears on Ghost Parachute. More at MFC Feeley/Facebook and on Twitter MFC Feeley @FeeleyMfc 127