Eileen R. Tabios loves books and has released about 40 collections of poetry, fiction, essays, and experimental biographies from publishers in nine countries and cyberspace. Her 2016 books include AMNESIA: SOMEBODY'S MEMOIR (Black Radish Books); THE CONNOISSEUR OF ALLEYS (Marsh Hawk Press); and her first bilingual (English-Romanian) edition, I FORGOT ARS POETICA (Pim Publishing). She expects to release at least three books in 2017 from U.S.-American, British and Romanian publishers, including a collection of her invented poetry form, the "hay(na)ku." With poems translated into eight languages, she has also edited, co-edited, or conceptualized ten anthologies of poetry, fiction and essays in addition to serving as editor or guest editor for various literary journals. She maintains a biblioliphic blog, "Eileen Verbs Books"; edits Galatea Resurrects, a popular poetry review; steers the literary and arts publisher Meritage Press; and frequently curates thematic online poetry projects including LinkedIn Poetry Recommendations (a recommended list of contemporary poetry books).
Janna Añonuevo Langholz is a photo-based, interdisciplinary artist born and based in St. Louis, Missouri. She received a BFA in Fibers from Truman State University in 2011 and an MFA in Art, with a concentration in photography, from SMU Meadows School of the Arts in 2015. Her work explores her ancestral history, cultural identity, and relationship to place through photography and site-responsive interactions with architecture and the land. Her work has been shown in solo and group shows in St. Louis, Dallas, San Francisco, Portland, and Taos, New Mexico. She received a fellowship from the artist program Signal Fire to participate in "unwalking" the Lewis & Clark trail from Oregon to Eastern Montana during summer 2016.