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Gillian Olivia Blythe Hamel, Daniel Poppick & Sara Deniz Akant

Gillian Olivia Blythe Hamel is the author of occident (Called Back Books, 2017). Her work has appeared in Public Pool, The Elephants, VOLT, jubilat, Dusie, and The Offending Adam, and was recently featured in the Aesthetic Blitz exhibition from the Asian American Women Artists Association. She is a senior poetry editor at Omnidawn Publishing and editor of OmniVerse. Gillian also co-publishes speCt!, a chapbook series and book arts imprint, with Peter Burghardt and Robert Andrew Perez.

Daniel Poppick is the author of The Police (Omnidawn, 2017). His poetry appears in The New Republic, BOMB Magazine, Granta, Bennington Review, and the PEN Poetry Series. He currently lives in Brooklyn, where he works as a copywriter and co-edits the Catenary Press.

Sara Deniz Akant is educator, poet and performer. She is the author of Babett (escue Press 201), Parade (mnidawn 201), and Latronic Stra (Persistent Editions 201). r work has appeared most recently in Paperbag, Gramma Daily, and at the Poetry Foundation. She teaches writing at John Jay College of Criminal Justice nd lives in Brooklyn.