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Issue 2

Illustrated White Cats

Cathy Ulrich is too impatient to be good at puzzles. Her work has been published in various journals, including Indigo Literary Journal, Leon Literary Review and Adroit.

Dao Strom is an artist who works with three “voices”—written, sung, visual—to explore hybridity and the intersection of personal and collective histories. She is the author most recently of the poetry collection, Instrument (Fonograf Editions, 2020), and its musical companion piece, Traveler’s Ode (Antiquated Future Records, 2020).  Find her on the web at daostrom.com and on Instagram @herandthesea .

JESSICA ALEXANDER
MEANWHILE IN VENICE

Jessica Alexander is the author of the story collection, Dear Enemy (Subito Press, 2018) and co-authored the novella, None of This Is an Invitation (forthcoming from Astrophil Press) with Katie Jean Shinkle. Her fiction has been published in journals such as Entropy, Arts & Letters, Black Warrior Review, Fence, and The Collagist. She lives in Louisiana where she teaches creative writing at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

J.I. Kleinberg’s visual poems have been published in print and online journals worldwide. An artist, poet, freelance writer, and avid finder of words, she lives in Bellingham, Washington, USA, and on Instagram @jikleinberg.

Mike Corrao is the author of three novels, Man, Oh Man (Orson's Publishing); Gut Text (11:11 Press) and Rituals Performed In The Absence Of Ganymede (11:11 Press); one book of poetry, Two Novels (Orson's Publishing); two plays, Smut-Maker (Inside the Castle) and Andromedusa (Forthcoming - Plays Inverse); and three chapbooks, Avian Funeral March (Self-Fuck); Material Catalogue (Alienist) and Spelunker (Schism - Neuronics). Along with earning multiple Best of the Net nominations, Mike’s work has been featured in publications such as 3:AM, Collagist, Always Crashing, and Denver Quarterly. He lives in Minneapolis.

Rose Knapp (she/they) is a poet and electronic producer. She has publications in Lotus-Eater, Bombay Gin, BlazeVOX, Hotel Amerika, Fence Books, Obsidian, Gargoyle, and others. She has poetry collections published with Hesterglock Press and Dostoyevsky Wannabe. She lives in Minneapolis. Find her at roseknapp.net and on Twitter @Rose_Siyaniye

 SHE WHO HAS NO MASTER(S)
Would That

She Who Has No Master(s) is a collective project of womxn and nonbinary writers of the Vietnamese diaspora who engage in collaborative, polyvocal, and hybrid-poetic works. Find them here or on Instagram @shewhohasnomasters

Kenning JP García
ON
MISSED
DIRECTION

Kenning JP García is a diarist and antipoet. Xe is also the author of the notvel OF (What Place Meant) (West Vine Press) and Furthermore (If And Only If Press). Xe works the graveyard shift pushing a broom around and spends the days working on memes and editing for Rigorous and Dream Pop Press. 

Trevor Kildiszew-Sikorski
laundromat

Trevor Kildiszew-Sikorski is a poet who shuttles back and forth between Iowa City where he attends the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and Portland, Oregon where he previously lived and finished a master’s in English from Portland State. He’s been previously published in Modern Haiku, Frogpond, and others. Favorite foods include aged cheddar and crackers and Chana Masala with garlic naan or chapati.