Agnes Marton is a Hungarian-born poet, writer, librettist, Reviews Editor of The Ofi Press, founding member of Phoneme Media, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. She is based in Luxembourg. Her recent publications include Estuary: A Confluence of Art and Poetry (winning the Saboteur Award), her poetry collection Captain Fly’s Bucket List and two chapbooks with Moria Books (USA).
Alvin Pagdanganan Gregorio has spent his adult life pursuing the expressions of immigration, fragility of family, globalism, violence & war, spirituality, post-nomadism and the defense mechanisms used to contain and navigate these issues. Gregorio received his MFA from Claremont Graduate University in 2000 and soon after was awarded a Fulbright Research Fellowship to the Philippines. His work has been collected worldwide and has been exhibited in cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, New York City, Hong Kong, Beijing, Singapore, Turin, New Delhi, Jerusalem, Manila, Jakarta, and Mexico City. He is represented by the Drawing Room Gallery in Manila. Gregorio is currently an Assistant Professor in Painting at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is based in Boulder, CO.