Kristina Marie Darling is the author of thirty-two books, including Look to Your Left: The Poetics of Spectacle (Akron Poetry Series, forthcoming in 2020) and DARK HORSE: Poems (C&R Press, 2018). Her essay on the sexualization of women’s labor in the small press went viral. She currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of Tupelo Press and Tupelo Quarterly, an opinion columnist at The Los Angeles Review of Books, a staff blogger at The Kenyon Review, a contributing writer at Publishers Weekly, and a freelance book critic at The New York Times Book Review. In 2019, she was named to the U.S. Fulbright Commission’s roster of senior specialists.
Chris Campanioni is a first-generation American, the son of immigrants from Cuba and Poland, and the author of six books, including the Internet is for real (C&R Press, 2019), which re-enacts the language of the Internet as literary installations. He teaches at Baruch College and Pace University and serves as a Provost Fellow at the Graduate Center/CUNY, where he works on the convergence between migration and media studies. Recent writing has appeared in RHINO, Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Movement, Ambit, DIAGRAM, Poetry International, and Hayden’s Ferry Review, and has been translated into Spanish and Portuguese. His selected poetry was awarded an Academy of American Poets College Prize in 2013, his novel Going Downwas named Best First Book at the 2014 International Latino Book Awards, and his hybrid piece This body’s long (& I’m still loading) was adapted as an official selection of the Canadian International Film Festival in 2017. He edits PANK Magazine, Tupelo Quarterly, and At Large Magazine, and lives in Brooklyn.