Kathleen Kilcup is an MFA candidate at the University of California, Riverside, where she is working on her first collection of poetry.
Caitlin Scarano is originally from southern Virginia but now lives in interior Alaska, where she is a poet in the University of Alaska Fairbanks MFA program and editor-in-chief of Permafrost.
Theadora Siranian is an MFA Poetry candidate at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Her poetry has been published in elimae, DIAGRAM, Mason’s Road, and Banango Street, among others. In 2007 Theadora received the Academy of American Poets Prize from Emerson College. In 2012 she was selected for inclusion in the Best New Poets anthology series, and was shortlisted by the 2013 Summer Literary Seminars Contest.
Khaty Xiong holds an MFA in Poetry from the University of Montana. She is also the recipient of the University of Montana’s Merriam-Frontier Award of 2013 for her chapbook Elegies. Among other publications, her work has appeared in How Do I Begin?: A Hmong American Literary Anthology, Kartika Review, Lantern Review, Alice Blue Review and is forthcoming in Indefinite Space.