"I have been a believer in the magic of language since, at a very early age, I discovered that some words got me into trouble and others got me out." —Katherine Dunn


Tim Greenup

Tim Greenup's poems have appeared in LEVELER, BOAAT, Midwestern Gothic, Redivider, and elsewhere. He teaches English at Spokane Falls Community College. This is his first book. 

Simeon Mills

Simeon Mills is a graphic novelist and writer. His shorts stories and comics appear in The Florida Review, Okey-Panky, The Pinch Journal, and elsewhere. His graphic novel, Butcher Paper, received an Artist Trust grant and is now available from Scablands Books. He majored in architecture at Columbia University (2000) and has an MFA from the University of Montana (2004). Simeon is a middle school teacher in Spokane, Washington, where he lives with his wife and two children.

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Ellen Welcker

Ellen Welcker’s obsessions include ecological desperation, boundaries real & imagined, and the concept of deep humanity as an animal state. Her first book, The Botanical Garden (Astrophil Press, 2010), was selected by Eleni Sikelianos for the Astrophil Poetry Prize in 2009. Chapbooks include Mouth That Tastes of Gasoline (alice blue books, 2014) and The Urban Lightwing Professionals (H_NGM_N, 2011). She lives in Spokane, WA, with her family and works for the Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry.