Christopher Stewart

Christopher Stewart is co-author of The Walmart Republic. His poems have appeared in Bryant Literary Review, The Perch, Connecticut River Review, and many other journals. His work frequently addresses themes concerning mental illness and recovery. In his academic career, Stewart served as Dean … Continued

Nuova Wright

Nuova Wright is a Tulsa, Oklahoma native who earned their MFA in Poetry from Boise State University. Their poems have appeared in Santa Clara Review, Spill Words, Elephants Never, Please See Me, Q/A Poetry, The Girl God, Word Riot, This … Continued

Joseph A. Kestner

Joseph A. Kestner was born in Horton, Kansas and grew up in Albany, New York. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from Columbia University in English and Classics. While at the University of Tulsa, where he taught for over thirty … Continued

Najah-Amatullah Hylton

Author Najah-Amatullah Hylton’s “day job” is teaching English in Oklahoma City Public Schools. Her goal is to encourage kids to let their creativity work for them instead of get them in trouble. She has written for several news and magazine … Continued

Terence Hawkins

Terence Hawkins was born in Uniontown, PA. His grandfather and several uncles worked the coal mines. He graduated from Yale and the University of Wisconsin Law School. In 2012 Hawkins became the founding Director of the Yale Writers’ Conference, which … Continued

Quraysh Ali Lansana

Quraysh Ali Lansana is the author of eight books of poetry in addition to textbooks and works for children. A former faculty member of both the Writing Program of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Drama … Continued