“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's poems have appeared in Sixth Finch, LEVELER, BOAAT, Midwestern Gothic, Redivider, and elsewhere. He teaches English at Spokane Falls Community College. Without Warning is his first book.
Kathryn Smith’s poems have been published or are forthcoming in such publications as Poetry Northwest, Bellingham Review, Redivider, Mid-American Review, Southern Indiana Review, and The Collagist. She is a graduate of the MFA program at Eastern Washington University and the recipient of a grant from the Spokane Arts Fund.
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.
Aileen Keown Vaux
Aileen Keown Vaux earned her MFA from Eastern Washington University. Currently, she lives in Spokane where she works as a Career Advisor for the College of Arts, Letters, and Education at EWU. She writes poetry and non-fiction. Consolation Prize is the first book chosen for the Channeled Chapbooks Series.
Simeon Mills is a writer, cartoonist, and teacher. His novel The Obsoletes is forthcoming from Skybound Books. His graphic novel Butcher Paper received a 2012 Artist Trust grant. Chapters of Butcher Paper have appeared in The Florida Review, RiverLit, Rock & Sling, The Pinch Journal, and Okey-Panky. He majored in architecture at Columbia University and received his MFA in fiction from the University of Montana and now teaches middle school English in Spokane, Washington. Photo by Rajah Bose.