Will Cordeiro has work appearing or forthcoming in Agni, Best New Poets, Cimarron Review, The Cincinnati Review, Copper Nickel, DIAGRAM, Palette Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Rust + Moth, Sycamore Review, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, The Threepenny Review, and elsewhere. Will’s collection Trap Street won the 2019 Able Muse Book Award, and Will’s full-length play “Route 66 to the Grand Canyon,” commissioned by Theatrikos Theatre Company, is anticipated to premiere in 2021. Will is grateful for a grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, a scholarship from Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and a Truman Capote Writer’s Fellowship, as well as residencies from ART 342, Blue Mountain Center, Ora Lerman Trust, Petrified Forest National Park, and Risley Residential College. Will received his MFA and Ph.D. from Cornell University and currently teaches in the Honors College at Northern Arizona University.


M. S. Coe has a forthcoming novel, The Formation of Calcium, with Spurl Editions (March 2023). New Veronia was published by Clash Books in 2019, and Coe has stories published in Antioch Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, Electric Literature, Five on the Fifth, Nashville Review, Waxwing, and elsewhere. Coe earned an MFA from Cornell University and has held residencies from Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, Petrified Forest National Park, and Ora Lerman Trust.


Benjamin Garcia’s first collection, THROWN IN THE THROAT, won the National Poetry Series and the Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize, in addition to being a finalist for the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. He works as a sexual health and harm reduction educator in New York’s Finger Lakes region, where he received the Jill Gonzalez Health Educator Award recognizing contributions to HIV treatment and prevention. A CantoMundo and Lambda Literary fellow, he serves as core faculty at Alma College’s low-residency MFA program. His poems and essays have recently appeared or are forthcoming in: AGNI, American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, and New England Review. His video poem “Ode to the Peacok” is available for viewing at the Broad Museum’s website as part of El Poder de la Poesia: Latinx Voices in Response to HIV/AIDS.


Ted McLoof teaches fiction at the University of Arizona. His work has appeared in Minnesota Review, Bellevue Literary Review, The Rumpus, Monkeybicycle, Hobart, DIAGRAM, Kenyon Review, Louisville Review, Juked, and elsewhere. He’s been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and a Best of the Net Award. Follow him at @TedMcloof


Lawrence Lenhart studied writing at the University of Pittsburgh and holds an MFA from the University of Arizona. His essay collections include Backvalley Ferrets: A Rewilding of the Colorado Plateau (University of Georgia Press), Of No Ground: Small Island/Big Ocean Contingencies (West Virginia University Press), and The Well-Stocked and Gilded Cage (Outpost19). His prose appears in Creative Nonfiction, Fourth Genre, Gulf Coast, Passages North, and Prairie Schooner. He is the Associate Chair of the English Department at Northern Arizona University where he also teaches fiction, nonfiction, and climate science narratives. Lenhart is a founding editor of Carbon Copy and the reviews editor of DIAGRAM. Follow him @Law_Is_Len


Les Hunter’s plays include Down by Contact (Dobama Theatre and Playwrights Local); Weimar (Baldwin Wallace University); To the Orchard (Playwrights Local and Jewish Play Project International Playwriting Contest finalist); and with his wife Elana, Aponibolinayen in the Sky (Talespinner Children’s Theatre). He wrote for all three parts of the collaboratively written, NYC hit, The Jackson Heights Trilogy (Theatre 167). Playscripts, Brooklyn Publishers, and Indie Theatre publish and license his plays. He is the Ohio Regional Representative for the Dramatists Guild of America, and the 2019/2020 Cleveland Public Theatre Premiere Fellow for playwriting. In 2020, Hunter was awarded an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award. Dr. Hunter is an associate professor of English at Baldwin Wallace University, where he received the 2019 Bechberger Award for Human Development. PhD: Stony Brook University; MFA: Boston University.


Jared Harél is the author of Go Because I Love You (Diode Editions, 2018) and The Body Double (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2012). He’s been awarded the ‘Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize’ from American Poetry Review, the ‘William Matthews Poetry Prize’ from Asheville Poetry Review, and two ‘Individual Artist Grants’ from Queens Council on the Arts. His poems have also appeared in such journals as 32 Poems, Poetry Daily, Massachusetts Review, The Southern Review, Tin House and Threepenny Review. Harél plays drums, teaches writing at Nassau Community College and lives in Queens, NY with his wife and two kids. For more info, stop by:


Carson Redmon is a junior Honors student at Northern Arizona University working towards a BA in English with minors in Political Science and Studio Art. She is involved on campus working as an SI Leader for the Academic Success Centers and is the social media manager of the
Northern Arizona Merchandising Association (NAMA). Carson is a true creative who loves to read, write, make art, and watch live music.