Hadara Bar-Nadav’s most recent book of poetry is The New Nudity (Saturnalia Books, 2017). Her previous books include Lullaby (with Exit Sign) (Saturnalia Books, 2013), awarded the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize; The Frame Called Ruin (New Issues, 2012), Runner Up for the Green Rose Prize; and A Glass of Milk to Kiss Goodnight (Margie/Intuit House, 2007), awarded the Margi
Pete was born in Manhattan, Kansas, raised in Omaha, Nebraska and now lives in Lawrence, where he is a student in the KU MFA program in Creative Writing. He has strong opinions but still miraculously finds God every time he is in an airplane.
Linda Rodriguez’s latest book of poetry is Dark Sister: Poems (Mammoth), based on teachings from her Cherokee grandmother. Her fourth Skeet Bannion novel, Every Family Doubt, will be published August 15, 2018. Her writing book, Plotting the Character-Driven Novel (Scapegoat Press), is based on her popular online workshop.
Amber Fraley has Kansas in her bones, silliness in her heart and fierce stubbornness in her brain. She has written hundreds of magazine articles and a collection of humorous essays. In the last few years, she has delved back into poetry. Poems from a Midlife Crisis is her first chapbook.
Ching-In Chen is author of The Heart's Traffic and recombinant and co-editor of The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities. A Kundiman and Lambda Fellow, they serve on Thinking Its Presence: Race, Advocacy, Solidarity in the Arts’s Executive Board and teach at Sam Houston State University.
Danny Caine is an MFA candidate at the University of Kansas. His chapbook, Uncle Harold's Maxwell House Haggadah, is out now from Etchings Press.
Jason Baltazar is originally from the Appalachian corner of Maryland. He currently lives in LFK as one third of an equilateral love triangle with his wife and cat. His work has been nominated for the Pushcart and has most recently appeared in Metaphorosis Magazine and The Future Fire.
Stephen Bunch has received the Langston Hughes Award from Raven Books and the Lawrence Arts Center and edited/published the little magazine Tellus, 1978-88. His chapbook Preparing to Leave appeared in 2011 and an online chapbook, DisquiEtudes, in 2015. Recently, Woodley Press published Transmissions from Bone House.