Grant Clauser lives in Pennsylvania and works as an editor, writer and teacher. He is the author of the books Reckless Constellations (winner of the Cider Press Review Book Award), The Magician’s Handbook, Necessary Myths (winner of the Dogfish Head Poetry Prize) and The Trouble with Rivers. Poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, Cortland Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Tar River Poetry and others. Twitter: @uniambic
Destiny Eames is a Graphic Designer and Digital Illustrator. They have served as the layout coordinator for the Carlow Chronicle, and they have interned with the Critical Point Literary and Art Journal. They were awarded first place in the Student Art Awards, by the Women’s Club of Altoona. They have had their artwork published in Rune and The Critical Point, receiving honorable mentions for their pieces “Body” and “In Limbo.” They had the privilege of studying abroad in Seoul, South Korea through the Vira I. Heinz Women in Global Leadership Program. They enjoy making art that provokes thought and addresses topics such as slut shaming, feminism, minority and LGBTQ+ issues. Their goal is to encourage others to be more inclusive and to empower women and minorities through creative expression. Their work often features portraits and the femmme figures in a linear graphic style.