Diana Arterian was born and raised in Arizona. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she is pursuing her PhD in Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Southern California. Diana is a Poetry Editor at Noemi Press, and a Managing Editor and founding member of Ricochet. She is the author of Death Centos (Ugly Duckling Presse), and her poetry and translation have appeared in Aufgabe, Black Warrior Review, and The Volta, among others.
Christine Kanownik's work can be found on: The Huffington Post, jubilat, Lungfull! Magazine, MOTHERBOARD, and H_NGM_N. Her chapbook, We are Now Beginning to Act Wildly, was published by Diez Press. She is the co-founder and editor of Electric Pumas.
J. Hope Stein is the author of the chapbooks Talking Doll (Dancing Girl Press), Mary (Hyacinth Girl Press) and Corner Office (H_ngm_n). Her poems are published or forthcoming in Verse, HTML Giant, Tarpaulin Sky, Everyday Genius, Ping Pong, Talisman, and Poetry International. She is also the editor of poetrycrush.com and the author of the poetry/humor site eecattings.com.