Albi James (pseudonym) was born in Nova Scotia, grew up in Windsor, Ontario, and now lives in Calgary, Alberta. He has been a labourer, musician, and teacher – not necessarily in that order. His poems have appeared in various journals, anthologies, and in a collection. He is also the author of His Own Misfortune, a work-in-progress. Artwork by Edward Supranowicz
M. Christine Benner Dixon lives, writes, and grows things in Pittsburgh, PA. Working in both prose and poetry, her writing has appeared in Vastarien: A Literary Journal, HeartWood Literary Magazine, pacificREVIEW: A West Coast Arts Review Annual, Paperbark Literary Magazine, Tiny Seed Literary Journal, American Literary Realism, and DreamSeeker Magazine.
Margot Douaihy, PhD, is a queer writer and editor. She is the author of 'Scranton Lace' and 'Girls Like You,' both published by Clemson University Press. Her true-crime poetry project, 'Bandit Queen: The Runaway Story of Belle Starr,' will be published in 2021. Douaihy's work has been featured in PBS NewsHour, Madison Review, and Colorado Review, among others.
Crystal Stewart lives in the North of England. She is a playwright, workshop facilitator and creative producer. The pandemic has led her back to her first loves, poetry and prose writing. She is drawn to magical realism and takes inspiration from writers such as Jeanette Winterson and Angela Carter.