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Peter Burghardt, Sara Wintz & Arlo Quint

Peter Burghardt lives in Oakland, California, where he co-publishes speCt books, edits OAR, a print journal of poetry and prose, and curates the East Bay Poetry Workshop. He was a recent finalist for the Poetry Foundation's Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent writer's fellowship, and his work has appeared in such publications as the Offending Adam, Tammy, The Laurel Review, and White Stag, among others. His chapbook, Cosmic American Music, is forthcoming from Old Gold.

Sara Wintz’s work brings together text and theater in a practice that encompasses research, poetry, and performance. In December 2012, Ugly Duckling Presse published her book about the twentieth century, WALKING ACROSS A FIELD WE ARE FOCUSED ON AT THIS TIME NOW. Sara Wintz is a contributing editor of Ugly Duckling Presse’s annual performance art sourcebook, EMERGENCY INDEX, and a member of the Board of Directors for Small Press Traffic, a literary arts non-profit based in San Francisco. She is a recipient of a grant from the Fund for Poetry. She studied poetry at Mills College, Oxford University and the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College— where she was awarded a Fellowship for Graduate Study. Her writing is published in Jacket, The Poetry Project Newsletter, 6x6, Big Bell, Openned, Try!, HTML Giant and in the anthology The Sonnets: Re-Writing Shakespeare (recently published by Telephone/Nightboat Books). She’s the subject of a recent interview published at BOMBLOG (the web presence of BOMB Magazine.) Born in Los Angeles and raised in New York and New Jersey, Sara Wintz currently resides in Oakland, California.

Arlo Quint is the author of Wires and Lights (Rust Buckle, 2016), Death to Explosions (Skysill, 2013), and Drawn In (Fewer & Further, 2010). He collaborated with writer Charles Wolski on Check Out My Lifestyle (Well Greased, 2012).