Liam Meilleur is a graduate of the Clarion West writer’s workshop with an MFA from the University of New Orleans. He’s currently pursuing a PhD in creative writing on a fellowship from Binghamton University, where he works as the editor-in-chief of the Harpur Palate literary journal. Liam also serves as a submissions editor for Uncanny Magazine. You can read about his misadventures as a genre writer and literary editor at a Rainy Day in Eden.

Heather Humphrey is currently working on a Ph.D. in English Literature and Creative Writing at Binghamton University. She is the fiction editor for Harpur Palate & Ragazine, Director of the Binghamton Poetry Project and the Literati Reading Series, and Editor-at-Large for Street Light Press. Heather’s poetry can be found in the Paterson Literary Review, Edison Literary Review, and Black Fox Literary Magazine and she has book reviews forthcoming in the Paterson Literary Review and The Scattered Pelican. Follow on twitter and instagram: @bigred9094.

Bernadette Roe came to vape and rhyme.

Brian Kelly received his MFA at UC Irvine in California and has taught abroad and in New York City for 14 years. A poet and visual artist using interdisciplinary tactics in art, journalism, and literature, you’ll catch him perfecting his standup routine at the FunnyBone in Syracuse, NY.

Amanda Biltucci is an enigmatic native of upstate New York.