Chia-Lun Chang was born in Taipei, Taiwan. She is an ESL poet, writer, visual artist and an events coordinator in Belladonna* Collaborative. Her work has appeared or forthcoming in Bone Bouquet, Chaplet #172, Internal Combustion (Belladonna*, 2015), Cloudy City Press and Keep This Bag Away From Children among others.
John Yau is the author of Further Adventures in Monochrome (Copper Canyon), the publisher of Black Square Editions, and a weekly contributor to the online magazine Hyperallergic Weekend. He is currently working on many projects.
Writer, musician, and educator Alan Semerdjians poems and essays have appeared in over fifty print and online publications and anthologies including Adbusters, Diagram, and Ararat. He released a chapbook of poems called An Improvised Device (Lock n Load Press) in 2005 and his first full-length book In the Architecture of Bone (GenPop Books) in 2009. His songs, which Relix magazine has described as having and "impressive contemporary sound...rich, textured songs, and poetic lyrics" have appeared in television and film and charted on CMJ. He earned his MFA at Goddard College in 2002 and currently teaches English at Herricks High School in New Hyde Park, NY. Alan resides in New York Citys East Village.
Christopher Stackhouse is a writer, artist, curator and critic. His books include image/text collaboration with writer John Keene, Seismosis (1913 press); and a volume of poems, Plural(Counterpath press.) With artists Jared Friedman and Jomar Statkun, Stackhouse is a founding member of the roving artists in residence project This Red Door.
Joanna Fuhrman's fifth book The Year Of Yellow Butterflies has just been released by Hanging Loose Press. Toni Simon is a multi-media artist living in Brooklyn. Her illustrated book Earth After Earth was published by Lunar Chandelier Press in 2012.