Bruce Bond

Bruce Bond is the author of thirty books including, most recently, Plurality and the Poetics of Self (Palgrave, 2019), Words Written Against the Walls of the City (LSU, 2019), Scar (Etruscan, 2020), Behemoth (New Criterion Prize, Criterion Books,…

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Alex Temblador

Alex Temblador is the award-winning author of Secrets of the Casa Rosada and Half Outlaw.In addition to her work appearing in literary magazines like PALABRITAS, she is a contributor to Living Beyond Borders: Growing…

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Kim Nall

Kim Nall is a poet and educator from Dallas, Texas. She holds a BA in Communication Studies from the University of North Texas and is an MFA candidate at Carlow…

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Alan Gann

Alan Gann facilitates writing workshops and afterschool programming at Texans Can Academy, and wrote DaVerse Works, Big Thought’s performance poetry curriculum. A multiple Pushcart and Best-of-the-Net nominee, Alan is the author of three volumes of poetry: Better Ways to See (forthcoming from Assure Press), That’s Entertainment (Lamar University Literary Press), and Adventures of the Clumsy Juggler (Ink Brush Press). His nonexistent spare time is spent outdoors: biking, bird watching, and snapping photographs.

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Emily Ramser

Emily Ramser is a queer activist-teacher-scholar-poet living in Denton, Texas where they write, collaborate, and perform with the creative collective Spiderweb Salon and study blackout poetry. Check out their history of blackout poetry at https://www.thehistoryofblackoutpoetry.org/ and follow them on Twitter @RamsersRhetoric.”

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Shin Yu Pai

Shin Yu Pai is a poet, essayist and visual artist. She is the author of several books including Virga (Empty Bowl), ENSŌ (Entre Ríos), Sightings: Selected Works (1913 Press), Aux…

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Poetry: Tim Cloward

Tim Cloward is a writer/educator who lives in Dallas, Texas. He holds a Ph.D. in Aesthetic Studies from the University of Texas at Dallas. The founder of the poetry/performance troupe Dancing…

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Lisa Huffaker

Lisa Huffaker’s poems appear in 32 Poems, Spillway, The Boiler, Able Muse, and other journals. Her project White Rock Zine Machine offers art and writing through sculptural vending machines. She…

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Jason Edwards

Jason Edwards is a native Texan. He toured with the Dallas Slam Team, placing second overall in the 1998 National Poetry Slam, and the Slam America national tour. In 2001,…

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Matthew Pitt

Matthew Pitt grew up in St. Louis, lived in NYC, LA, the Mississippi Coast, and other various ports of entry, and is now Associate Professor of English at TCU, in Ft.…

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