Devin Kelly earned his MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and co-hosts the Dead Rabbits Reading Series in New York City. He is the author of two collaborative chapbooks and the books Blood on Blood (Unknown Press), and In This Quiet Church of Night, I Say Amen (forthcoming 2017, ELJ Publications). He has been nominated for both the Pushcart and Best of the Net Prizes, and his work appears or is forthcoming in Catapult, Gulf Stream, Prelude, Wildness, and more. He works as a college advisor in Queens, teaches at the City College of New York, and lives in Harlem.
Carly Dashiell is a poet who lives in Brooklyn. She is the art buyer at McNally Jackson Books, and Managing Editor for Futurepoem, a non-profit publisher of experimental and hybrid-genre work. A short digital work, 5 4, can be found on Gauss PDF. Other poems are forthcoming in the next issue of Prelude.
Jessica Reidy is a Brooklyn-based writer and professor. She’s the winner of The Penelope Nivens Award for Creative Nonfiction, and her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. Her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have appeared in Narrative Magazine as Short Story of the Week, the Los Angeles Review, and other journals, and is forthcoming in Prairie Schooner. She’s an editor for The VIDA Review, a freelance writer and editor, and a Kripalu-certified yoga instructor offering yoga and creative writing workshops. Additionally, she works her Romani (“Gypsy”) family trades, fortune telling, energy healing, and dancing. She is also an artist as well as an art model working with artists and studios in the city. She is currently writing her first book.