Mercury-Marvin Sunderland (he/him) is a transgender autistic gay man from Seattle with Borderline Personality Disorder. He currently attends the Evergreen State College and works for Headline Poetry & Press. He’s been published by University of Amsterdam’s Writer’s Block and UC Santa Barbara’s Spectrum. He’s @Romangodmercury on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Their work is regularly featured on In Parentheses. Artwork by Co-founder M. R. Pitter.
Nazia Kamali is a reader, writer, and teacher who regularly volunteers with organizations that work for Women Empowerment. She has written for the local news journal Harbinger India for several years. Her writings have appeared online on Indus Women Writings and The Whorticulturalist as well as in anthologies by Cape Comorin Publishers, Other Worldy Women Press, and PCC Inscape. Artwork by Co-founder Michael R. Pitter
Holly Wiegand is a doctoral student and teaching fellow at Boston University, studying 19th-century literature of Britain and America. A Montana native, she enjoys fishing, kayaking, skiing, and discovering what it means to be human. Her poetry has previously appeared in DASH Literary Journal, Polaris Literary Magazine, and Peregrine Journal. Photography by Co-founder Michael R. Pitter
Jess Janz is a poet and community gatherer from Toronto, Ontario. She founded her poetry blog, Visit Jess Janz, in 2011, and self-published her first poetry compilation, “Words For The Living,” in 2018. She is currently working on a collection of essays and poetry, due to be complete in early 2021. Artwork by Co-founder Michael R. Pitter