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Andrei Codrescu’s (www.codrescu.com) recent books are No Time Like Now: New Poems (Pitt Poetry), The Japanese Tales of Lafcadio Hearn (Princeton University Press), and his translations of Lucian Blaga, In Praise of Sleep (Black Widow Press). He lives in Brooklyn.

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Sophia Le Fraga is a poet and visual artist. She is the author of literallydead and I DON'T WANT ANYTHING TO DO WITH THE INTERNET and is the founding editor of the Instagram zine @no___ish.

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Broc Rossell is from California and works as a poet, publisher, and professor in Singapore. He runs theelephants.net with Jordan Scott.

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Claire Meuschke is the author of Upend (Noemi Press 2020). She works at Las Milpitas Community Farm in Tucson, AZ and is an assistant poetry editor for DIAGRAM. In the fall, she will begin her time as a Wallace Stegner Fellow where she will continue archival research on San Francisco Chinatown and Alaska Native heritage.

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Hamish Ballantyne is a poet and translator from Vancouver Island. He is a founding member of the pure-sound collective Sex Panic!

I was having a flashback.

Mónica de la Torre works with and between languages. Her latest book, The Happy End/All Welcome, was published by Ugly Duckling Presse, which also put out her translation of Defense of the Idol by Chilean modernist Omar Cáceres in 2018. Repetition Nineteen, her new book of poems, is forthcoming from Nightboat in 2020.

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JUL-AUG 2019

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