Sam Cha was born in Korea. He earned an MFA from UMass Boston. A winner of two Academy of American Poets prizes and a St. Botolph's Club Emerging Artists Grant, his work has appeared in apt, Anderbo, Better, Best New Poets, Boston Review, decomP, DIAGRAM, Memorious, Missouri Review, Rattle, RHINO, and Toad. A micro-chapbook, 5 Poems, is available from Damfino Press. He's a poetry editor at Radius. American Carnage, was just published by Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs. He lives and writes in Cambridge, MA.
Kevin Thurston is a writer and performer living in Buffalo, NY. He has had a few smaller chapbooks from Produce Press and Furniture Press, produced an audio project called KEVIN IS RUNNING LATE BUT WILL BE IN, and has had the pleasure of working with BUFFLUXUS at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Burchfield Penney Art Center in Buffalo. Additionally, he has performed original work throughout the US & Canada. Recently Color Me White, a collaboration with Mickey Harmon was published by BlazeVox Books.