EDITORIAL STAFF

Ryan Downum is a third-year Master of Fine Arts candidate in poetry. Poems of his have appeared in jubilat, Dream Pop Journal, (b)OINK, Reality Beach, and elsewhere. He has been awarded a scholarship from the Juniper Summer Writing Institute.

Keene Short is a third-year MFA candidate in creative nonfiction. His work has appeared in Blue Earth Review, Longleaf Review, Split Lip Magazine, and elsewhere.

Steven Pfau is a second-year MFA candidate in creative nonfiction, writing primarily about queer culture and social history. He is also a coordinator of the POP-UP PROSE reading series in Moscow, Idaho.

Courtney N. Fund is a second-year MFA candidate at the University of Idaho. She is a student researcher for the The Gay Rodeo Project and is a member of the Southern Dandy Collective. Courtney's poetry queers rural lexicons, challenges her readers' perception of the femenine body, and is interested in disrupting language.

Zach Eddy is a second-year MFA candidate in poetry. His work has been published in High Desert Jounal, Mirror Northwest, The Confluence, The Comet Magazine, and NPR's Poetry Moment.

Emmy Newman is a second-year MFA candidate in poetry. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Cream City Review, Inverted Syntax, The Ekphrastic Review, and elsewhere. She has been awarded the Writing in the Wild fellowhsip from the University of Idaho.

Zach Eddy is a second-year MFA candidate in poetry. His work has been published in High Desert Jounal, Mirror Northwest, The Confluence, The Comet Magazine, and NPR's Poetry Moment.

Clare Shearer is a second-year MFA candidate in creative nonfiction. She graduated from the College of Creative Studies at UC Santa Barbara and has worked as an arts editor and copywriter since. You can find her writing and interviews in Issue Magazine and the LA Review of Books.

Alex Baker is a first-year Master of Fine Arts candidate in creative nonfiction.

Scott Dorsch is a Master of Fine Arts candidate in fiction at the University of Idaho. His work has appeared in The Midwestern Gothic. In 2018, he was awarded Northern Michigan University's Legler Memorial Poetry Prize and Vande Zande Fiction Award. He is a recipient of a 2019 Writing in the Wild Fellowship from UI. Beyond writing, he is a gardener, musician, and certified wildlife tracker with a rock climbing obsession.

Stephanie Hamilton is a third-year MFA candidate in fiction. She is originally from South Carolina and holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Clemson University and a BA in History and Asian Studies from Furman University. She writes satire and dystopian fiction.

Courtney N. Fund is a second-year MFA candidate at the University of Idaho. She is a student researcher for the The Gay Rodeo Project and is a member of the Southern Dandy Collective. Courtney's poetry queers rural lexicons, challenges her readers' perception of the femenine body, and is interested in disrupting language.

Alexandra Teague's first book of poetry, Mortal Geography, (Persia 2010) won the 2009 Lexi Rudnitsky Prize and the 2010 California Book Award Gold Medal for Poetry. Her second book, The Wise and Foolish Builders, was written and researched in part thanks to 2018 NEA fellowship, and published by Persia in 2015. Her first novel, The Principles Behind Flotation, was published by Skyhorse in 2017, and came out in paperback in 2019. She is also, with Brian Clements and Dean Rader, editor of the anthology Bullets into Bells: Poets & Citizens Respond to Gun Violence (Beacon 2017). Her third book of poetry, Or What We'll Call Desire, was published by Persia in 2019.

Alexandra was awarded a 2019 Citivella Ranieri Foundation fellowship. She was previously the recipient of the 2014 Missouri Review Jeffrey E. Smith Editors' Prize, a 2011 National Endwoment for the Arts Fellowhip, and a 2006-2008 Stegner Fellowship at Stanford. After living, studying, and teaching in states including Arkansas, Missouri, Florida, and California, she is currently an Associate Professor in University of Idaho's MFA program, faculty advisor for Fugue, and an editor for Broadsided Press. She is also a founding member of the interdisciplinary arts BASK Collective. She lives in Moscow, Idaho, with her husband, the musician and composer Dylan Champagne, and recently returned from sabbatical in Cardiff, Wales.

POETRY: Joley Barber, Jake Barbour, Autumn Barnhill, Paul Bisagni, Dakota Brown, Madeleine Clow, Cady Favazzo, Abigail Hansel, Rob Thornton

PROSE: Jeske Autry, Alex Bow, Garret Caudle, Christie Culp, Mary Caraway, Taylor Kowalksi, Keegan Lawler, Heather Woolery-Larsen, Jinrong Lei, Austin Maas, Rosemarie Orona, Katelyn Paz, Hailey Stewart, Katherine Stokes, Sarah VanGundy, Rachel Westby, Jacob Wilson

IMAGES | Etc.: David Janssen, Ashley Vaughn