Jerome Murphy received his MFA from the Creative Writing Program at New York University, where he currently serves as Undergraduate Programs Manager. As an undergraduate at Stanford University he assisted Diane Middlebrook in researching Her Husband: Hughes and Plath, a Marriage. His poetry has appeared at The Awl, Bellevue Literary Review and is forthcoming in Narrative Magazine. His critical writing has been featured in LA Review of Books, The Brooklyn Rail, Lambda Literary, and American Poets, and he has frequently participated in the Emotive Fruition poetry performance series, curated by Thomas Dooley. He has served on the board of Lambda Literary Foundation, the world's foremost non-profit supporting LGBT literature, and currently reviews poetry for Publishers Weekly.
Lucas Wildner teaches in southern King County and volunteers for the Seattle Arts & Lectures: Writers in the Schools Program. His current project examines the relationships between internalized homophobia and white privilege. Recent and forthcoming work lives at Beech Street Review, Nice Cage, No Assholes, and elsewhere. On Twitter @wucas_lildner. Say hi?
Ye Chun / 叶春 is the author of two books of poetry, Lantern Puzzle and Travel over Water, a novel in Chinese, 《海上的桃树》, and a book of translations, Ripened Wheat: Selected Poems of Hai Zi. A recipient of an NEA fellowship and two Pushcart Prizes, she teaches at Providence College in Rhode Island.