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Kristin Sanders, Chelsea Hodson, Szilvia Molnar, Camonghne Felix & Jessica Smith

Kristin Sanders is a feminist poet, writer, and teacher. She is the author of two chapbooks, Orthorexia (Dancing Girl Press, 2012) and This is a map of their watching me (BOAAT Press, 2015). She holds an MFA from Louisiana State University and a BA from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She is currently a poetry editor at the New Orleans Review and teaches high school in New Orleans.

Chelsea Hodson is the author of two chapbooks: Pity the Animal (Future Tense Books, 2014) and Beach Camp (Swill Children, 2010). She is an MFA candidate at Bennington College and was a PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow. Her essays have been published in Black Warrior Review, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, The Lifted Brow, Sex Magazine, Sundog Lit, and elsewhereShe teaches nonfiction at Catapult/Electric Literature and lives in Brooklyn, New York. 

Recently listed by Black Youth Project as a "Black Girl From the Future You Should Know," Camonghne Felix is a poet, speaker, organizer, an MFA Candidate at Bard College, an MA Candidate in Arts Politics at NYU, a 2012 Pushcart Prize nominee, and the 2013 recipient of the Cora Craig Award for Young Women and an Urban Word NYC mentor. You can find her work in various spaces, including Youtube, and publications like Apogee, Union Station, Poetry Magazine, Teen Vogue and Huffington Post. She is also the author of the chapbook Yolk, published via Penmanship Books 2015.

Szilvia Molnar is the author of the chapbook Soft Split, published by Future Tense Books (September 2015). Her prose and poetry have been published in Two Serious LadiesElectric CerealLittle Brother, and The Buenos Aires Review, among others. Her artwork has been published by Girls Get BusyFlavorwireJezebel and Icon – El Pais. Born in Budapest and raised in Sweden, Szilvia now lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Jessica Smith, founding editor of Foursquare and name magazines, serves as the Librarian for Indian Springs School, where she curates the Indian Springs School Visiting Writers Series. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, she received her B.A. in English and Comparative Literature: Language Theory, M.A. in Comparative Literature, and M.L.S. from SUNY Buffalo, where she participated in the Poetics Program. She is the author of numerous chapbooks including mnemotechnics (above/ground 2013) and two full-length books of poetry, Organic Furniture Cellar (Outside Voices 2006) and Life-List (Chax Press 2015).