Kaveh AkbarKaveh Akbar

Kaveh Akbar founded and edits Divedapper. His first book, Calling a Wolf a Wolf, will be out with Alice James in early 2018.

A. H. Jerriod AvantA. H. Jerriod Avant

A. H. Jerriod Avant is a poet from Longtown, MS. A graduate of Jackson State University, Avant has earned M.F.A. degrees from Spalding University and New ...

Oliver Baez BendorfOliver Baez Bendorf

Oliver Baez Bendorf is a queer and trans writer, cartoonist, librarian, teaching artist, and the author of a book of poems, The Spectral Wilderness. He holds an...

Tommye BlountTommye Blount

Just thirty minutes outside of his hometown of Detroit, Tommye Blount currently lives in Novi, Michigan. His poems have found homes in Poetry, New England Rev...

Wo ChanWo Chan

WO CHAN is a queer Fujianese poet and drag performer. Wo is the recipient of honors from Poets House, Kundiman, Asian American Writers Workshop, and Lambda Liter...

Serena ChopraSerena Chopra

Serena Chopra is the author of two books, This Human (Coconut Books, 2013) and Ic (Horse Less Press, 2016). She is a PhD in Creative Writing at the Universit...

Brendan ConstantineBrendan Constantine

Brendan Constantine's work has appeared in FIELD, Ploughshares, Virginia Quarterly Review, Prairie Schooner, and Ninth Letter, among other journals. His la...

Cara DespainCara Despain

Cara Despain was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and currently lives and works in Miami, Florida. She holds a B.F.A. from the University of Utah (2006). In 2012, she...

Lisa DonatoLisa Donato

Lisa Donato specializes in directing, writing, and producing for commercial and indie film productions. Credits include shows for National Geographic Wild, O...

Tyler DriscollTyler Driscoll

Tyler Driscoll is a freelance artist and trans man, who lives on the shore of Lake Superior. He enjoys painting and giving new life to old objects.

Jady DyerJady Dyer

Jady Dyer is a queer, trans artist type making a living as bicycle mechanic in Washington DC. Jady spends their time finding ways to exist in the realms of color &...

Jane Eaton HamiltonJane Eaton Hamilton

Jane Eaton Hamilton is the author of 9 books of short fiction and poetry, including the 2016 novel WEEKEND. Jane’s books have been shortlisted for the MIND ...

Tarfia FaizullahTarfia Faizullah

Tarfia Faizullah is the author of 'Seam' (SIU 2014) and 'Register of Illuminated Villages' (Graywolf 2017). Her poems appear widely in periodicals and antholog...

Vievee FrancisVievee Francis

Vievee Francis is the author of three books of poetry, Blue-Tail Fly (Wayne State University Press, 2006), Horse in the Dark (winner of the Cave Canem Northwes...

Temim FruchterTemim Fruchter

Temim Fruchter is moved by warm yellows, wet emerald greens and purples so deep you have to look twice. She writes stories and makes art in Washington, D.C. and l...

Maggie GosselarMaggie Gosselar

Maggie Gosselar is a tattoo artist at Colt's Timeless Tattoos in Madison, Wisconsin. She earned her degree in art and museum studies, and even she is amazed s...

Rachel Eliza GriffithsRachel Eliza Griffiths

Rachel Eliza Griffiths is a poet and visual artist. Her most recent collection of poetry, "Lighting the Shadow" (Four Way Books) was published in 2015. Curren...

Abigail HanAbigail Han

Abigail Han is an artist, originally from Singapore and based in Los Angeles. She makes experimental films and uses performance, video, installation, and drawin...

francine j. harrisfrancine j. harris

francine j. harris is a 2015 NEA fellow and the author of play dead. Recent work has appeared in Poetry, PEN America, Literary Hub and Academy of American Poets....

Marcelo Hernandez CastilloMarcelo Hernandez Castillo

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo is a Canto Mundo fellow and the first undocumented student to graduate from the University of Michigan’s MFA program. He teaches sum...

Sean HillSean Hill

Born and raised in Milledgeville, Georgia, Sean Hill is the author of Dangerous Goods, awarded the Minnesota Book Award in Poetry, (Milkweed Editions, 2014) and B...

Chloe HonumChloe Honum

Chloe Honum is the author of The Tulip-Flame, selected by Tracy K. Smith for the 2013 Cleveland State University Poetry Center First Book Prize. The Tulip-Flame w...

Nadia HugginsNadia Huggins

Nadia Huggins is a self taught conceptual documentary photographer from St Vincent & the Grenadines. Her photographs explore Caribbean culture and identity thr...

Ali KheradyarAli Kheradyar

Ali Kheradyar’s art practice explores gender and sexuality, vulnerability, and desire through performative gestures in photography, video, movement, sound,...

Anna Knecht SchwarzerAnna Knecht Schwarzer

Anna Knecht Schwarzer is a artist, writer, and plant enthusiast living Portland, OR. She is indebted to Marlboro College for a BA in Feminist Philosophy and Vi...

Tara KnoxTara Knox

Tara Knox is a fine arts and portrait photographer. She lives in Virginia.

Victoria KornickVictoria Kornick

Victoria Kornick is a writer and visual artist living in Brooklyn. She received her MFA from New York University, where she held a Rona Jaffe graduate fellowship....

Jackie LangJackie Lang

Jackie Lang is a queer librarian and roller derby girl in Oakland, California. She loves NPR, binge watching Netflix, thrift shopping, vegan cooking, museum...

Paige LewisPaige Lewis

Paige Lewis is an Assistant Poetry Editor at Narrative Magazine. Their work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Cincinnati Review, The Journal, Ninth Letter,...

Matthew LippmanMatthew Lippman

Matthew Lippman is the author of four poetry collections, SALAMI JEW (Racing Form Press), AMERICAN CHEW, winner of The Burnside Review Book Prize (Burnside Re...

Whit McClureWhit McClure

Whit McClure is a queer black femme florist, cook, gardener, community organizer, & artist currently based in Los Angeles. whithazenblog.wordpress.com

Lupe MendezLupe Mendez

Lupe Mendez is a Poet/Educator/Activist, CantoMundo Fellow, a Macondo Fellow and co-founder of the LibroTraficante Movement. He works with Nuestra Palabra: La...

Jonah Mixon-WebsterJonah Mixon-Webster

Jonah Mixon-Webster is a poet, sound artist, and educator from Flint, MI. He is a Ph.D. candidate in Creative Writing at Illinois State University where h...

Tomas MorinTomas Morin

Tomás Q. Morín is the author of the poetry collections A Larger Country, and Patient Zero, forthcoming from Copper Canyon in 2017. He is the translator of P...

E. Parker PhillipsE. Parker Phillips

E. Parker Phillips is a teacher, writer and performer who works across the genres of writing, kink and performance. Parker received their BA in Chinese from Yale...

M RasmussenM Rasmussen

M (b. San Jose, CA) is a multi-disciplinary artist, living and working in Los Angeles. Her work explores the notion of community, body, and land in relatio...

Nina RotaNina Rota

Nina Rota is a writer and filmmaker. Her writing can be found in Witness Magazine, Red Fez, and Diverse Voices Quarterly, among others. Her short films have appe...

Christopher SotoChristopher Soto

Christopher Soto aka Loma (b. 1991, Los Angeles) is a poet based in Brooklyn, New York. He was named one of “10 Up and Coming Latinx Poets You Need to Know...

David Tomas MartinezDavid Tomas Martinez

David Tomas Martinez's debut collection of poetry, Hustle, was released in 2014 by Sarabande Books, winning the New England Book Festival's prize in poetry,...

Toisha TuckerToisha Tucker

Toisha Tucker was born in Oklahoma. She is a conceptual artist and creative writer. She received her BA in Philosophy and History with a concentration in Eng...

Joni WallaceJoni Wallace

Joni Wallace grew up in Los Alamos, New Mexico, and is the author of two books of poetry and a chapbook: Kingdom Come Radio Show (Barrow Street Press, 20...

Coco WilderCoco Wilder

Coco Wilder is a maker from the U.S. South and currently lives in New York City. Her work appears online at Oxford American, The Carolina Quarterly and Vagabond C...

Suné WoodsSuné Woods

Suné Woods is an artist living in Los Angeles. Her work takes the form of multi-channel video installations, photographs, and collage. Woods practice exam...

Meital YanivMeital Yaniv

Born in 1984, in Tel-Aviv Israel, Meital Yaniv is an interdisciplinary visual artist writer and filmmaker currently working in Los Angeles. Yaniv’s practic...

Rachel ZuckerRachel Zucker

Rachel Zucker is the author of nine books, most recently, a memoir, 'MOTHERs,' and a double collection of prose and poetry, 'The Pedestrians.' Her book 'Museu...