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Artists' Bios

Laura A. Warman is the author of How Much Does It Cost? (Cars Are Real Press), DRONE LOVE (Gauss PDF), and WILL GO FAST (Hysterically Real). She is the founder of GLASS PRESS, a publisher of art and poetry on flash drives, and a member of dadpranks, a feminist art collective. Warman has had work in shows at MOCA Cleveland, Time-Based Art Festival, Flying Object, and Open Engagement. lauraawarman.com

Jennifer Lynn Krohn was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She earned her MFA from the University of New Mexico and currently teaches English at Central New Mexico Community College. Jennifer is the poetry editor for Fickle Muses and a member of the Dirt City Writers. She has published work in Río Grande Review, Prick of the Spindle, In the Garden of the Crow, Versus Literary Journal, and Gingerbread Literary Magazine.

Meg Cowen's first poetry collection, Elastic Shriek Machine, is forthcoming in 2016 from Knut House Press. Some of her recent work has appeared (or will soon appear) in DIAGRAM, Split Lip, VECTOR Press and PANK. She is the founding editor of Pith.

Aepril Schaile is an internationally recognized Bellydance Artist and Instructor; Aepril is also a Witch, Thelemite, and active initiated member of Ordo Templis Orientis. Aepril lives in Salem, MA with her canine companion, Gwyddion. Aepril holds an MFA in Interdisciplinary Art. Aepril stargazes for a living and writes daily oracles for Aepril's Astrology. aeprilschaile.com

Sarah Ann Winn’s poems have appeared in print, online and in galleries, as well as in her chapbook, Portage (Sundress, 2015). Look for her micro-chapbook, Haunting the Last House on Holland Island, from Porkbelly in April of 2016. She is currently a free-range librarian in Manassas, Virginia. Visit her at bluebirdwords.com or follow her @blueaisling on Twitter.

Anne Britting Oleson has been published widely on four continents. She earned her MFA at the Stonecoast program of USM. She has published two chapbooks, The Church of St. Materiana (2007) and The Beauty of It (2010). A third chapbook, Counting the Days, is forthcoming from Pink Girl Ink, and a novel, The Book of the Mandolin Player, is forthcoming from B Ink Publishing--both in the spring of 2016.

J.S.Watts lives and writes in the flatlands of East Anglia in the UK. Her poetry and short stories appear in a diversity of publications in Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the States and have been broadcast on BBC and Independent Radio. She has four published books to her name: a full poetry collection, Cats and Other Myths and a multi-award nominated poetry pamphlet, Songs of Steelyard Sue, both published by Lapwing Publications and two novels, A Darker Moon - dark literary fantasy, and Witchlight - paranormal romance, published in the US and the UK by Vagabondage Press. A new poetry collection, Years Ago You Coloured Me, is due out from Lapwing Publications in early 2016. Further details see: www.jswatts.co.uk

Moscow-born, Seattle-raised Sonya Vatomsky wrote Salt is for Curing (Sator Press) and chapbook My Heart in Aspic. Their work has appeared in places like The Poetry Foundation, VIDA, and Lodown Magazine, and they are an editor at Anthropoid and a contributor at Dark Fucking Wizard. Find them by saying their name five times in front of a bathroom mirror or at sonyavatomsky.tumblr.com

Ayla-Monic McKay is a writer, poet, indepedent publisher, bisexual activist, and student from Halifax, Nova Scotia. She holds a degree in Social Anthropology from Dalhousie University and co-runs the women-founded and managed publishing company All Grown-Up Books. She makes as much art as she can in her spare time, and is trying to create a world with a little more magic and a lot more cats.

Colleen Louise Barry is an artist, teacher, and writer based in Seattle, WA. Her comics and poems appear or are forthcoming in jubilat, The Rumpus, The Tampa Review, H_NGM_N, and other places. A chapbook of drawings and poems, Sunburn / Freezer Burn, is available from smoking glue gun (2014). Another chapbook, The Glidden Poems, made out of paint sample swatches from Home Depot, is forthcoming from dancing girl press (2015). Colleen teaches art and writing at Hugo House and Seattle ReCreative. More can be seen here: www.colleenlouisebarry.com