Terese Marie Mailhot is from Seabird Island Band. Her book, Heart Berries: A Memoir, is forthcoming from Counterpoint Press and Doubleday Canada. She works as a Tecumseh Postdoctoral Fellow at Purdue University and she teaches creative writing at the Institute of American Indian Arts.
Brandon Taylor is the associate editor of Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading and a staff writer at Literary Hub. His work has received fellowships from Lambda Literary, Kimbilio Fiction, and the Tin House Summer Writers’ Workshop. His stories and essays have appeared or will appear in Gulf Coast, Joyland, Necessary Fiction, Little Fiction, Literary Hub, Catapult, Out Magazine Online, and elsewhere. He is currently an MFA student at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.