Fred Bahnson is the author of Soil and
Sacrament. His essays have appeared in
Harper’s, Oxford American, Image, Orion,
The Sun, Washington Post, and Best American Spiritual Writing. He teaches at Wake
Forest University School of Divinity.
Nick Bowers is a photographer whose
work focuses on light, space, movement,
process, and environment. He lives in
Jesse Chehak is an American photographer, artist, and educator. His photographs are inquisitive encounters with
places, communities, and circumstances.
Todd Davis is the author of five books of
poetry, most recently Winterkill and In the
Kingdom of the Ditch. He teaches environmental studies at Pennsylvania State University’s Altoona College.
Erica Dawson is the author of two collections of poetry: Big-Eyed Afraid and The
Small Blades Hurt. She is the director of
the University of Tampa’s low-residency
Kat Duff is the author of The Alchemy of
Illness and The Secret Life of Sleep.
Anne Haven McDonnell’s poems can
be found at Terrain.org, The Georgia Review,
Tar River Poetry, and elsewhere. She teaches
at the Institute of American Indian Arts in
Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Isabella Kirkland is an artist who con-
ducts research for her paintings at natural
history museums, herbariums, zoos, and
gardens around the world. She was raised
in Richmond, Virginia.
Kathleen Dean Moore’s latest novel is
Piano Tide, the story of a tiny Alaskan town’s
transformational act of resistance to the corporate plunder of its water.
Meghann Riepenhoff is a photographic
artist based in Bainbridge Island, Washington, and San Francisco, California. She
received a BFA in photography from the
University of Georgia, Athens and an MFA
from the San Francisco Art Institute, where
she is part of the visiting faculty.
Kim Stafford is the founding director of
the Northwest Writing Institute at Lewis
& Clark College. He is the author of The
Muses Among Us and 100 Tricks Every Boy
Barrett Swanson was the 2016–2017
Halls Emerging Artist Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing.
He was the recipient of a 2015 Pushcart
Prize, and his short fiction and essays
have been distinguished as notable in
Best American Nonrequired Reading and
Best American Essays.
Davis Te Selle is an artist and printmaker
with a studio in Portland, Oregon. His
illustrations have appeared in Inquiring
Mind, Tricycle, Wild Earth, and Counterpoint Press books, including Whitefoot by
Amy Tibbetts is a graduate of the Stone-coast MFA program at the University of
Southern Maine. She lives in Rhode Island.
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