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Josh Fomon, Becca Klaver, Jennifer Stella & Jordan Okumura

Jennifer Stella is a writer and a doctor. During medical school in San Francisco, she pursued an MFA in poetry at Brooklyn College. Also a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer from Cameroon, her poetry and prose have appeared in Eleven Eleven, The Drunken Boat, The Brooklyn Review, The Intima, and others, as well as in guest blogs for Primary Care Progress and KevinMD. Her first chapbook, Your Lapidarium Feels Wrought (Ugly Duckling Presse) was published in March 2016. Jennifer recently completed residency in Primary Care/Social Medicine at Montefiore in the Bronx and has now returned to Brooklyn College to complete her MFA. She is currently working as a primary care and HIV physician at Rikers Island jail in New York City.

Originally from Iowa City, Josh Fomon lives in Seattle. His poems appear in alice blue review, Caketrain, Deluge, Dreginald, Handsome, jubilat, pallaksch. pallaksch., Yalobusha Review, and others.

Becca Klaver is the author of the poetry collections LA Liminal (Kore Press, 2010) and Empire Wasted (Bloof Books, 2016), and several chapbooks. She's the cohost of the Real Wives of Bohemia podcast with comedian Lauren Besser, and the curator of a new series of Tiny Talks currently underway at Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop.

Jordan Okumura is a writer and editor. Her work has been published in Gargoyle, DIRTY:DIRTY (Jaded Ibis Press), Black Rabbit, and First Stop Fiction. Jordan lives and works in Sacramento, California where she is an editor for trade news publications in the agricultural industry and is a regular contributor at Enclave/Entropy. Gaijin, just published by Civil Coping Mechanisms, is her first book.