Anne Walsh Donnelly lives in the West of Ireland. Her work has been published in magazines such as The Blue Nib, Crannog, and Boyne Berries. Her short stories and poems have been shortlisted in several competitions. She was highly commended in the OTE New Writer of the Year Award (2017).
Amanda Eagleson’s poetry has appeared in Prairie Journal. She released her first chapbook Cinderella Sleepwalks in 2016. She lives, works, and writes in Vancouver, British Columbia, which sits on the unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.
Tyler, 24, is a survivor of psychological abuse. She is a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate and former UNC cheerleader. She spent a year in Northern Uganda fighting violence against women. She is currently earning a masters degree in Forensic Psychology from George Washington University in the hopes of creating a safer world.
Kate Kovacs is a 25-year-old Education major from Alberta. She is a driven by both perfectionism and existential fear, but she finds joy in nature, creativity, and genuine human connection.
Tobias Radloff is a writer from Germany who lives and works in Belfast, preferably with a cat on his lap. He writes in German and English, and among his publications are novels, short stories, and poetry. One of his works is shortlisted for the Daniil Pashkoff Prize 2018.
Patricia Hughes writes mostly for pleasure. She has a keen interest in mental health having spent long periods of time in a psychiatric hospital. She is interested in raising awareness of the stigma surrounding borderline personality disorder. She has had poetry published in The Perspective Project, Lagan Online, and the Easter edition of the Bangor Literary Journal.
Wanda Deglane is a psychology/family & human development student at Arizona State University. Her poetry has been published or forthcoming on Dodging the Rain, Rust + Moth, Anti-Heroin Chic, and elsewhere. She writes to survive. Wanda is the daughter of Peruvian immigrants, and lives with her giant family and beloved dog, Princess Leia, in Glendale, Arizona.
Tatiana M.R. Johnson a fall 2018 MFA candidate, in poetry, at Emerson College. She is the recipient of the 2018 Gish Jen Fellowship at the Writers’ Room of Boston and a 2017 Pushcart Prize XLI nominee. Her writing explores identity, trauma, especially inherited trauma and what it means to heal. Her first collection of poems “for the love of black girls” was released in July 2017. She has been published in Fog Machine, Hypertrophic Press, Maps for Teeth Magazine among others.