Kazim Ali’s forthcoming books include Silver Road (essays) from Tupelo Press and Inquisition (poems) from Wesleyan University Press.
Rachel Z. Arndt received MFAS in nonfiction and poetry from the University of Iowa, where she was an Iowa Arts Fellow and nonfiction editor of The Iowa Review. Her essay collection Beyond Measure is forthcoming from Sarabande. Her writing has appeared in Popular Mechanics, Quartz, The Believer, and elsewhere. She lives in Chicago.
Joy Baglio’s short fiction has appeared in New Ohio Review, PANK, and F(r)iction and is forthcoming from Tin House. She holds an MFA from The New School and lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, where she teaches writing and directs Pioneer Valley Writers’ Workshop. She is working on her first novel.
Melissa Barrett’s poems have recently appeared in BOMB, Harvard Review, Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, Animal Shelter, Best New Poets, and Best American Poetry. She lives in Columbus, Ohio, and works at an urban public middle school.
Kate Berson’s fiction has been published or is forthcoming from Michigan Quarterly Review, Western Humanities Review, Denver Quarterly, and Monkeybicycle. Her story, “Luz, Milagro,” was selected for the Sonora Review 2017 Fiction Prize. In collaboration with Velma García-gorena, she is currently translating Gabriela Mistral’s Poema de Chile, poems from which are forthcoming from Hayden’s Ferry Review and Copper Nickel. Kate holds an MFA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and currently lives in Pittsburgh.
Cammy Brothers grew up in Iowa City. She is the author of Michelangelo, Drawing, and the Invention of Architecture (Yale University Press, 2008) and various scholarly essays. Her critical writing has appeared in the The Wall Street Journal, Public Books, and Aggregate. She teaches art and architectural history at Northeastern University in Boston and taught for many years at the University of Virginia School of Architecture.
Stephanie Burt is professor of English at Harvard and the author of several books of poetry and literary criticism, most recently Advice from