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Andrea Lawler is a poet, essayist, and short story writer. She holds a degree in English Language & Literature. She is the founder of two non-profits: Keeping Emmons County Clean & Frankie’s Feline Sanctuary. She currently lives in North Dakota with her three cats.

KG Newman is a sportswriter who covers the Broncos and Rockies for The Denver Post. The Arizona State alum’s first three collections of poems are available on Amazon. More info and writing can be found at He lives in Hidden Village, Colorado, with his wife and two kids.

McCaela Prentice (she/her) is living in Astoria, New York. She is (unsuccessfully) growing an herb garden. Her poems have previously appeared in Hobart, Ghost City Review, and Perhappened. Her debut chapbook “Junk Drawer Heart” was published in 2020 by Invisible Hand Press.

Peter Alterman retired from a career as an international cybersecurity policy expert in 2018. He has published literary fiction, mainstream fiction, science fiction and literary criticism. He’s married with one adult daughter and lives near Washington, DC. 

Amelia Alexander is a recent graduate of Monroe Community College with an AA in Creative Writing. She has received awards for Creative Nonfiction (2021) and Short Fiction (2022) in MCC’s Student Writing Competition, and her play, “Mimosa,” was performed by the Sixth Act this spring. She lives in Rochester, New York with her family and three cats.

Brad Rose was born and raised in Los Angeles, and lives in Boston. He is the author of three collections of poetry and flash fiction, Pink X-Rayde/tonations, and Momentary Turbulence. Two new books of prose poems are forthcoming in 2022 and he is also the author of seven poetry chapbooks.

Mathieu Cailler is the author of six books. His short stories, poems, and essays have appeared in numerous national and international publications. He is the recipient of a Shakespeare Award, a Short Story America Prize, and a New England Book Festival Award. Heaven and Other Zip Codes, his debut novel and most recently published book, was named the winner of the 2021 Los Angeles Book Festival Prize. He can be found at

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