Jonel Abellanosa resides in Cebu City, the Philippines. His poetry has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including, Marsh Hawk Review, Anglican Theological Review, Rattle, Poetry Kanto, Spirit Fire Review, Episteme Literary Journal, The McNeese Review, The Literary Hatchet, GNU Journal and Pedestal Magazine. He has two chapbooks, “Pictures of the Floating World” (Kind of a Hurricane Press) and “The Freeflowing All” (Black Poppy Review). He is a Pushcart Prize nominee.
Daniel Ballesteros was born in Springfield, Illinois in 1980. He began making photographs in undergraduate school at Webster University in St. Louis. Since then he has received his MFA from the University of Connecticut, and has exhibited his work nationally and internationally. He is the recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, and in 2012 he was included in the Magenta Foundation’s Flash Forward: Emerging Photographers Catalogue and En Foco’s New Works #16 Photography Fellowship Awards. He has been an artist-in-residence at the Center for Photography at Woodstock, the Camera Club of New York, the Luminary, and Bose Pacia.