Danielle Bero

April 4, 2018

Danielle Bero was born in Queens to hippie parents, given a dose of Shel Silverstein, Tupac, Jazz and classic rock. She was the recipient of a Posse Scholarship, and nominated for the Daily News Unsung Hero in Education. Danielle taught in Indonesia on a Fulbright scholarship, the Bronx through Teach for America and co-founded a […]

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Corbin Louis

April 4, 2018

Corbin Louis is a poet and performer from Seattle. At age 13 Corbin found his voice in rap and spoken word. By 2008 he became the Seattle Youth Slam Champion in a citywide competition. He is a recording artist and MFA graduate of University of Washington Bothell. Corbin’s work has been featured in BAX, Atticus […]

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Bryan Edenfield

April 4, 2018

Bryan Edenfield was born in Arizona but has lived in Seattle since 2007. As the founder and director of the literary arts organization Babel/Salvage, he hosted and curated the Glossophonic Showcase and the Ogopogo Performance Series. His work has been published in Construction Magazine, Meekling Review, Dryland, Plinth, and Vanilla Sex Magazine, among others. He […]

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Sarah María Medina

April 4, 2018

Sarah María Medina is a poet and a fiction/creative non-fiction writer from the American Northwest. Her writing has been published in Black Warrior Review, Prelude, Poetry NW, Raspa Literary Journal, and elsewhere. Her work appears in two anthologies: Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color (Nightboat Books, 2018), and Bettering American Poetry Vol. 2. She is […]

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Natasha Kochicheril Moni

April 4, 2018

Natasha Kochicheril Moni, a first-generation American of Dutch and Indian heritage, is a licensed naturopathic doctor in WA State. Her publication credits include sixty journals such as Magma, Entropy, and The Rumpus; one full-length poetry collection (The Cardiologist’s Daughter, Two Sylvias Press, 2014); and two poetry chapbooks (Lay Down Your Fleece, Shirt Pocket Press, 2017, […]

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Meredith Clark

April 4, 2018

Meredith Clark is a poet and writer who has received Black Warrior Review‘s nonfiction prize and been named a finalist for both the 2017 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize and the 2017 Noemi Press Book Award. Her poetry has appeared in the Dusie Kollektiv and Poetry Northwest. These days, she writes about trees, bodies, fragments, and […]

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Kamari Bright

April 4, 2018

Operating with the belief that everything she creates is intended to foster understanding of self and surroundings, Kamari Bright is a poet whose work heavily reflects those themes. Recently she has been focused on introspection from a personal and societal standpoint, brought on by observations of societal shifts, losses of loved ones, and assimilation pressures. […]

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Jalayna Carter

April 4, 2018

Jalayna Carter is a storyteller with pieces published in a handful of journals including Puerto Del Sol, Third Point Press, and Reality Beach, as well as an anthology by 2Leaf Press: Black Lives Have Always Mattered. Originally from St. Louis, MO, she studied literature and journalism in the Midwest before pursuing nonprofit communications. Her work […]

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Dujie Tahat

April 4, 2018

Dujie Tahat is a writer and political hack from Washington State. His essays on poetry and politics have been published in the Seattle Review of Books and Civic Skunk Works. Dujie serves as a contributing poetry editor for Pacific Northwest literary magazine Moss. He’s been a Seattle Poetry Slam finalist, a collegiate grand slam champion, and a Youth Speaks […]

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Nic Masangkay

April 3, 2018

Nic Masangkay is a Seattle-based spoken word poet, music producer, and singer-songwriter. Embraced by Seattle’s LGBTQ writing community at 18-years-old, Nic has since gone to perform their poetry locally and nationally – opening for Andrea Gibson twice, and reading alongside some of Nic’s arts-activist heroes like Leah Lakshmi Piepszna-Samarasinha and Anastacia Renee. In September 2017, […]

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