Margaret Ronda is the author of two poetry books: Personification (2010), which won the 2009 Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize and the forthcoming For Hunger (Saturnalia Books, 2018), as well as a critical study, Remainders: American Poetry at Nature's End (Stanford UP, 2018). She teaches American poetry and environmental literature and theory at the University of California-Davis.
Maya Phillips is the author of the poetry collection Erou, forthcoming in fall 2019 from Four Way Books. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in At Length, BOAAT, The Gettysburg Review, Ghost Proposal, Hayden's Ferry Review, and Vinyl, among others, and her arts & entertainment journalism has appeared in The New York Times, Vulture, American Theatre, and more.
Rebecca Liu's recent poems can be found in Boston Review, VOLT, Web Conjunctions, and Gulf Coast. She is Poetry Editor of The Bare Life Review.
Sarah Gridley is an associate professor of English at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She is the author of three books of poetry: Weather Eye Open (University of California Press, 2005), Green is the Orator (University of California Press, 2010), and Loom (Omnidawn Publishing, 2013, Judge, Carl Phillips). She is currently working on a poetry manuscript titled, Insofar.