The Passed Note Issue 1 June 2016 - Page 62

Contributor Biographies

Alexis Bates is an upstart poet and writer living in Baltimore, MD. Her poems force us to reflect on how we relate to topics such as self-perception, feminism, and mental illness. Her work has previously appeared or is forthcoming in Doll Hospital, White Ash, Rising Phoenix, and others.

Twitter: @thewriterbates

Kaitlin Bartlett received her MFA in creative writing from Chatham University, where her thesis was a collection of young adult short stories. Her work can be found in Crack the Spine Literary Magazine. When she’s not writing, Kaitlin can be found drinking coffee and quoting Gilmore Girls. //

Twitter: @kaitlinbartlett // Instagram: @kaitlinbartlett

Jennifer Cox is currently pursuing a Master of Literature & Creative Writing at Harvard University Extension School. Her work can be found in Microchondria III: More Short Short Stories Collected by Harvard Book Store. // Twitter: @jnohalani.

Grace Pasco is an Asian-American spoken-word poet from Silver Spring, Maryland. She writes poetry to package experiences, to translate emotions, and… to play! Three things she has with her at all times are: her blackberry-vanilla lip balm, her cranberry-metal water bottle, and her pocket-sized, clear-necked comb with rolling teeth.

Facebook: /GracePasco // Twitter: iguhrace // // Instragram: iguhrace

Ashley Inguanta is the author of three collections: The Way Home (Dancing Girl Press), For The Woman Alone (Ampersand Books), and Bomb (forthcoming with Ampersand Books). She is also the Art Director of SmokeLong Quarterly.

// // Instagram: @ashley_inguanta