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Ideal Machine, Ashley Toliver

Ashley Toliver was born and raised in California. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Quarterly WestOctopusCaketrain and Third Coast. She earned her MFA from Brown University, and has received fellowships from the Cave Canem Foundation and the Djerassi Resident Artists Program. She currently lives in Portland, OR.

Backchannel, Emily Skillings

Emily Skillings is a dancer and poet. Her chapbook, Linnaeus: The 26 Sexual Practices of Plants is forthcoming from No, Dear/ Small Anchor Press. Skillings dances for the A.O. Movement Collective and The Commons Choir (Daria Faïn and Robert Kocik) and presents her own choreography in New York. She lives in Brooklyn, where she is a member of the Belladonna* Collaborative, a feminist poetry collective and event series. She recently co-curated the exhibit “John Ashbery Collects: Poet Among Things” with Adam Fitzgerald at Loretta Howard Gallery. This fall she will begin her graduate studies at Columbia University.

24 Hours, Matthew Dickman

Matthew Dickman is the author of Mayakovsky’s Revolver and All American Poem. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

The French edition of 24 Hours was released by Onestar Press in April 2014 in Paris, France.

Strange Tarot, Jamalieh Haley

Jamalieh Haley lives in Portland, Oregon where she co-curates If Not For Kidnap and teaches writing. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Interrupture, Sink Review, Everyday Genius, Sixth Finch, and other lovely places.

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Ten Photographs of Boyfriend Mountain

For the release party of their split full-length book, Boyfriend Mountain, Tyler & Kelly invited ten Portland poet-friends to write and read their own poems called “Boyfriend Mountain” (Photos: Vintage National Geographic)

Your Life Is Like A Kaleidoscope, Sarah Francoise

Sarah Francoise is a writer/translator living in Brooklyn and in Maine. She recently wrote the film Vacationland, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Boonies International Film Festival, the film Ursula, and a children’s play called The Line. Her writing has recently appeared in The Brooklyn Rail, Volume 1, Poems in Which, Tin House, and Hobart. 

Jessica Baran

Jessica Baran is the author of two poetry collections: Equivalents (Lost Roads Press, 2013 — winner of the inaugural Besmilr Brigham Women Writers Prize) and Remains to Be Used (Apostrophe Books, 2010). She lives in St. Louis, where, among other things, she directs of fort gondo compound for the arts.