series three authors

Jasmine Chatfield is a writer based in Manchester, England. She hosts monthly live lit cabaret FLIM NITE and makes zines with Stirred Poetry. Her poems have appeared in places like NOUS, Neon and The Cadaverine. Follow her at @jazzchatfield

Dane Hamann is an editor for a textbook publisher in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from Northwestern University, where he also serves as the poetry editor for TriQuarterly.

Randy Heflin Jr. was born and raised in Phoenix. His hobbies include video games, pizza, burritos, napping, beer, and mindlessly scrolling through various social media apps.

Nicklaus Hopkins is an English professor from the Sunshine State. He writes for both television and pleasure. His work has appeared in over forty TV shows and countless print publications. He resides with his writer-wife and their two furry children.

Caroline Kessler is a poet, editor, and facilitator currently living in limbo / St. Louis. She is the co-creator of The 18 Somethings Project, a writing adventure, and co-founder of Index/Fist, a creative collective that publishes zines. More at

Justin Rogers is a curly haired poet from Detroit. As an urban body, he advocates for inner-city literacy. He earns his keep coordinating after-school programming with InsideOut Literary Arts and speaking a never ending list of prayers. Rogers has work published widely and is an editor with WusGood.Black.

Alex Skorochid’s work has appeared in The Quilliad, Morel, (parenthetical), In/Words, Joypuke, Eastlit and other publications. Alex lives in Victoria, BC. When he can steal back enough time and energy from his day job he writes poems and short stories.

Virginia Chase Sutton‘s chapbook, Down River, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press. Her third book is Of a Transient Nature (Knut House Press 2016). Winner of the Morse Poetry Prize, her poems have appeared in Paris Review, Ploughshares, and Amethyst Arsenic.

Jessica Van de Kemp is currently pursuing a PhD in English at the University of Waterloo. She is the author of Daughters in the Dead Land (Aldrich Press, forthcoming 2017) and Spirit Light (The Steel Chisel, 2015). Follow on Twitter: @jess_vdk

Woody Woodger is an MFA candidate at Western Washington University. His first chapbook, postcards from glasshouse drive, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press. His other work has appeared in Exposition Review, Barely South, and (b)OINK among others. He’s currently forthcoming in 2 Bridges Review and wherewithal and among others.