EMILY PÉREZ is the author of What Flies Want, winner of the Iowa Prize and a finalist for a Colorado Book Award; House of Sugar, House of Stone, and two chapbooks. She co-edited the anthology The Long Devotion: Poets Writing Motherhood, also a finalist for a Colorado Book Award. A CantoMundo fellow and Ledbury Critic, […]


Jordan Pérez

  JORDAN PÉREZ graduated with her MFA from American University. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Winter Tangerine, Mississippi Review, and elsewhere. Her work won the 2019 Cosmonauts Avenue poetry prize and was a finalist for the 2021 Joy Harjo Poetry contest. Her first book — which won the 2022 Andrés Montoya Prize —

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Emily Portillo

EMILY PORTILLO  is a queer poet, mother, and avid over-thinker from the Boston area. She was a poetry finalist in the 2020 Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards and the winner of the 2022 Ellen Conroy Kennedy Poetry Contest. Her work has been published in Rattle Magazine and elsewhere. poems

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Mari Pack

MARI PACK is a writer in West Philly. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Hunter College, where she received the Thomas Hunter Fellowship. Her poems have been published in Broad Street, Quail Bell Magazine, and Solar. Her poetry chapbook, “Description of a New World ” (Dancing Girl Press) came out in 2019. poems

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Neil Philip

 NEIL PHILIP’s many books include The Adventures of Odysseus, The Cinderella Story, A Fine Anger: A Critical Introduction to the Work of Alan Garner, The Great Mystery, Horse Hooves & Chicken Feet: Mexican Folktales, Mythology (with Philip Wilkinson), The Penguin Book of English Folktales, The Tale of Sir Gawain, Victorian Village Life, War and the

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