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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.

C'est la guerre, Danniel Schoonebeek

Danniel Schoonebeek’s first book of poems, American Barricade, was published by YesYes Books in 2014. A chapbook, Family Album, was released by Poor Claudia in 2013, and an EP of recorded poems, Trench Mouth, is also available from Black Cake Records. His work has appeared in Poetry, Tin House, Boston Review, Fence, BOMB, Indiana Review, jubilat, Denver Quarterly, and elsewhere. He writes a column on poetry for The American Reader, hosts the Hatchet Job reading series, and edits the PEN Poetry Series. In 2015, Poor Claudia will release his second book, C’est la guerre.

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Natalie Briggs

Natalie Briggs grew up in Australia and has been living in Portland, OR for the past few years. Her work has appeared in Lexicon Polaroid, JerkPoet, and is forthcoming this Fall from Pank. A graduate of the IPRC Poetry Program, she is the author of the self published chapbook, The Burial Is Polite.

Near Translatable Thing, Emily Hunt

Emily Hunt is an artist and poet living in San Francisco. Her first book of poems will be published by The Song Cave in 2015. She posts images and poems to ehunt.tumblr.com.

 

Note:

The phrase “near translatable thing” comes from H.D.’s poem “Chance Meeting”:

heaven is a near

translatable thing;

it’s here,

it’s there . . .

Kit Frick

Kit Frick is the author of two chapbooks: Echo, Echo, Light (Slope Editions, 2013) and Kill Your Darlings, Clementine (Rye House Press, 2013). Kit studied poetry at Sarah Lawrence College and received her MFA from Syracuse University, where she served as poetry editor for Salt Hill Journal. The Chapbook Editor for Black Lawrence Press, Kit lives in Brooklyn with her husband and lives online at www.kitfrick.com.