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Jeffrey H. MacLachlan also has recent or forthcoming work in New Ohio Review, Eleven Eleven, The William & Mary Review, among others. He teaches literature at Georgia College & State University. He can be followed on Twitter @jeffmack.

Jeff Mann has published three poetry chapbooks, five full-length books of poetry, two collections of personal essays, a volume of memoir and poetry, three novellas, five novels, and two collections of short fiction. The winner of two Lambda Literary Awards, he teaches creative writing at Virginia Tech.

Daniel McGinn's poems about his wife, his dog, the ocean and the moon have appeared numerous anthologies and publications. Daniel has an MFA in writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. He and his wife, poet Lori McGinn, are natives of Whittier, California.

Sergio A. Ortiz is the founding editor of Undertow Tanka Review. He is a two time Pushcart nominee, a four time Best of the Web nominee, and a 2016 Best of the Net nominee. His poems have been published in hundreds Journals and Anthologies.

Iris N. Schwartz is a fiction writer, as well as a Pushcart Prize nominated poet. Most recently, her work has appeared in Grabbing the Apple: An Anthology of Poems by New York Women Writers; and in such journals as Flash Fiction Friday (178), The Gambler, Jellyfish Review, MUSH/MUM Review, and Siren.

Travis Tate is queer black playwright, poet and performer from Austin, Texas. He is a M.F.A. candidate at the Michener Center for Writers at The University of Texas at Austin studying playwriting and poetry.

Devin Taylor studies English and Creative Writing at Washington College. His work can be found in The Poeming Pigeon, In Between Hangovers, The Lake (UK), and Silicon Heart Zine. He has forthcoming publications in Gargoyle, Five 2 One, MUSH/MUM, Pure Slush, Infinity Ink, Clockwork Cat, and BLYNKT. He plays bass and electric kazoo for the DC area band Knuckleberry Finn.