Will Cordeiro has work appearing or forthcoming in Best New Poets, Copper Nickel, DIAGRAM, Fourteen Hills, Nashville Review, Poetry Northwest, Salamander, Sycamore Review, The Threepenny Review, Zone 3, and elsewhere. His chapbooks are “Reveries and Opinions of Mr. Figure” (RDP, 2016) and “Never-never” (White Knuckle, 2017). He is grateful for a grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, a scholarship from Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and a Truman Capote Writer’s Fellowship, as well as residencies from ART 342, Blue Mountain Center, Ora Lerman Trust, Petrified Forest National Park, and Risley Residential College. He received his MFA and Ph.D. from Cornell University. He teaches in the Honors College at Northern Arizona University.
M. S. Coe has a novel, New Veronia, forthcoming from CLASH Books in November 2019, as well as stories published or forthcoming in Antioch Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, The Cantabrigian, Electric Literature, and Matador Review. Coe, who is based in Flagstaff, Arizona, earned an MFA from Cornell University and acts as the co-editor of Eggtooth Editions.
Ted McLoof teaches fiction at the University of Arizona. His work has appeared in Minnesota Review, Bellevue Literary Review, The Rumpus, Monkeybicycle, Hobart, DIAGRAM, Kenyon Review, Louisville Review, Juked, and elsewhere. He’s been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and a Best of the Net Award. Follow him at @TedMcloof
Tacey M. Atsitty, Diné (Navajo), is Tsénahabiłnii (Sleep Rock People) and born for Ta’neeszahnii (Tangle People). She is a recipient of the Truman Capote Creative Writing Fellowship, the Corson-Browning Poetry Prize, Morning Star Creative Writing Award, and the Philip Freund Prize. She holds bachelor’s degrees from Brigham Young University and the Institute of American Indian Arts, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Cornell University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in POETRY Magazine, Kenyon Review Online, Prairie Schooner, Crazyhorse, Literary Hub, New Poets of Native Nations, and other publications. Her first book is Rain Scald (University of New Mexico Press, 2018). Atsitty is the director of the Navajo Film Festival and organizer of the Intermountain All-Women Hoop Dance Competition. She lives in Utah.
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CREATIVE NONFICTION EDITOR
Lawrence Lenhart studied writing at the University of Pittsburgh and holds an MFA from the University of Arizona. His essay collections are The Well-Stocked and Gilded Cage (Outpost19) and Of No Ground: Small Island/Big Ocean Contingencies (West Virginia University Press). His prose appears in Creative Nonfiction, Fourth Genre, Gulf Coast, Passages North, Prairie Schooner, Western Humanities Review, and elsewhere. Lenhart is a professor of fiction, nonfiction, and climate science narratives at Northern Arizona University. He is founding editor of Carbon Copy and reviews editor of DIAGRAM. He is currently working on a book-length essay about the reintroduction of the black-footed ferret to the Colorado Plateau. [Chirp]
Les Hunter’s plays include To the Orchard (Playwrights Local and JPP 2016 International Jewish Playwriting Contest Top 10 Finalist), Down by Contact (Dobama Theatre and Playwrights Local) and Weimar (Baldwin Wallace University). Les wrote for all three parts of the collaboratively written, NYC hit, The Jackson Heights Trilogy (Theatre 167). His other dramatic works include Cyrano de Bergen County, New Jersey (Belton Theatre Dept.); an American adaptation with Turkish dramatist Ozen Yula of his play, For Rent (LaGuardia Performing Arts Center); a screenplay, Lion (Dubai Film Connection); and a musical, ’99 (Theatre 167), with Ben Morss of the band Cake. Playscripts, Inc., Brooklyn Publishers, and Indie Theater Now publish and license his plays. Les is an assistant professor of English at Baldwin Wallace University. He has a PhD in English from Stony Brook University, an MFA in playwriting from Boston University, an MA in English Education from Brooklyn College, and was a 2014 participant in the Mellon School of Theatre and Performance Research at Harvard University.
HYBRID/OTHER GENRES EDITOR
Jared Harél is the author of Go Because I Love You (Diode Editions, 2018) and The Body Double (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2012). He’s been awarded the ‘Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize’ from American Poetry Review, the ‘William Matthews Poetry Prize’ from Asheville Poetry Review, and two ‘Individual Artist Grants’ from Queens Council on the Arts. His poems have also appeared in such journals as 32 Poems, Poetry Daily, Massachusetts Review, The Southern Review, Tin House and Threepenny Review. Harél plays drums, teaches writing at Nassau Community College and lives in Queens, NY with his wife and two kids. For more info, stop by: jaredharel.com
Cassondra Mundell is a sophomore attending Northern Arizona University. She is working toward a degree in Women’s and Gender Studies with a minor in English.