Poetry | Chris Tysh, Editor
Poet and essayist Christine Hume is the author of several books of poetry, which include Musca Domestica (2000), Alaskaphrenia (2004) and Shot (2010), as well as the chapbooks Question like a Face (2017) and, most recently, A Different Shade for Each Person Reading the Story (2020). Her genre-defying Saturation Project was published in 2021. She lives in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Artist and writer Laura Larson has exhibited her work extensively, at such venues as the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Wexner Center for the Arts. Her first book, Hidden Mother (2017), was shortlisted for the Aperture-Paris Photo First Photobook Prize. She is based in Columbus, Ohio.
Californian by birth, Ted Pearson is a poet associated with the Language school. He is the author of 30+ books, spanning five decades. His most recent collections include Personal Effects (2019), Exit Music (2019), and Last Date (2020).
Poet, playwright, and winner of the 2011 Kresge Eminent Artist Award, Bill Harris is a native son of Detroit. His plays include Robert Johnson: Trick the Devil and Coda. Some of his poetry collections are Yardbird Suite, Side One 1920-1940, and Ringmaster’s Array. His latest book of short stories, I Got to Keep Moving, appeared in 2018 from Wayne State University Press.
Poet and memoirist Eleni Sikelianos is the author of a number of books, including The California Poem (2004), Body Clock (2008), The Loving Detail of the Living and the Dead (2013), Make Yourself Happy (2017), and What I Knew (2019). She has authored two hybrid memoirs, The Book of Jon (2004), and You Animal Machine (2014). She currently lives in Providence, Rhode Island.
Poet Brandon Brown, based in California, is the author of five collections and chapbooks, which include Flowering Mall (2012), Top 40 (2014), Four Seasons (2018), and Work (2020). He is also the editor of several zines and currently edits Panda’s Friend.