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Emily Carr

Emily Carr (5.2).

Emily Carr directs the low-residency masters of fine arts program at Oregon State University–Cascades. Her third book, whosoever has let a minotaur enter them or a sonnet—, a collection of fairy tales, is forthcoming from Mcsweeney’s in august 2015. Craig Dworkin writes: “the gods here float—as they did for Pound—in the azure air.”


S Cearley

S Cearley (5.2).

S Cearley (@scearley) is a former professor of philosophy and AI researcher in computer-derived writing. He currently lives eight inches above a river watching ducks and herons in between salmon runs. The major influence is from the background of human-computer interaction, learning from each other and forming new methods of creating imagery in the natural and synthetic mind. S Cearley was previously published in The Los Angeles Review, Your Impossible Voice, Requited, Clackamas Literary Review, Lockjaw, Entropy, and Floating Bridge Review.

Felicia Rose Chavez

Felicia Rose Chavez (7.1).

Felicia Rose Chavez is a digital storyteller whose work features regularly on National Public Radio. She holds an M.F.A. in creative nonfiction from the University of Iowa. Former Program Director to Young Chicago Authors and founder of GirlSpeak, a literary webzine for young women, Felicia teaches creative writing and new media as a Riley Scholar-in-Residence at Colorado College. Find her at

Moonseok Choi

Moonseok Choi (8.1).

Moonseok Choi was born in Seoul, South Korea but spent 6 years of his childhood in Kansas. He earned a BA in Comparative Literature and Culture at Yonsei University and served as a translator in the ROK Army Special Forces for 2 years. His sonnet, “A Postcard from İzmir,” received Yonsei’s Academy of American Poets Prize in 2014. He currently teaches Creative Writing at the University of Notre Dame, where he is a 2018 MFA poetry candidate.

James Claffey

James Claffey (2.3, 1.2).

James Claffey hails from County Westmeath, Ireland, and lives on an avocado ranch in Carpinteria, CA, with his wife, the writer and artist, Maureen Foley, their daughter, Maisie, and Australian cattle-dog, Rua. He is the winner of the Linnet’s Wings Audio Prose Competition. He received his MFA from Louisiana State University, where he was awarded the Kent Gramm Prize for Non-Fiction. His work appears in many places including The New Orleans Review, Connotation Press, A-Minor Magazine, Literary Orphans, and Gone Lawn. You can read him at

Adriana Cloud

Adriana Cloud (3.1).

Adriana Cloud is a native of Bulgaria. She currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts, where she works in academic publishing. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the New Orleans Review and Bayou. You can find her on Twitter as @adicloud.

Kelly Connor

Kelly Connor (5.1).

Kelly Connor lives in Nebraska. Her work has appeared journals such as DIAGRAM, Ghost Proposal, and The Philadelphia Review of Books, among others.

Jacob Cooper

Jacob Cooper (1.2).

Jacob Cooper’s diverse compositions have earned him a Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Morton Gould Award from ASCAP, and a CAP Grant from the American Music Center. He has held fellowships and residencies at the Bang on a Can Summer Institute, the Banff Centre for the Arts, and the Atlantic Center for the Arts. His music has been performed by several ensembles across the continent, including the JACK Quartet, the NOW Ensemble, and the Minnesota Orchestra, and his works have appeared at the Wordless Music concert series at the Miller Theater in New York and at the International Festival of Arts and Ideas in New Haven. Timberbrit, Jacob’s opera about a fictional reunion between Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake, has been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered and ran this November at the Incubator Arts Project. Cooper has also recently experimented with visual media, and this past September his video Commencer Une Autre Mort was shortlisted for the YouTube / Guggenheim Biennial. He is a doctoral candidate in music composition at the Yale School of Music.

Dan Corjescu

Dan Corjescu (2.1, 1.4).

Dan Corjescu is a Romanian-Brazilian poet living in Sofia, Bulgaria who writes verse in English as well as in other languages. He teaches Business English and translates when he can. He was published, many years ago, in an anthology entitled Thank You, Gorbachev!

E.G. Cunningham

E.G. Cunningham (2.2).

E.G. Cunningham’s poems have been published in Breakwater Review, Thread, The California Quarterly, and Muse Apprentice Guild. Originally from South Carolina, she is a graduate of the University of South Florida and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She lives in Athens, GA.

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