(parenthetical) issue eighteen contributors

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Jeff Blackman’s latest chapbooks include I don’t know what you need (Horsebroke), Unit (Phafours), and The Night Goes (puddles of sky). Please visit jeffblackman.blog for new poems, videos, and digital books.

Katilyn Boulding is a poet and PhD candidate in the department of  Classics at  the University of Washington in Seattle. She holds an MA in Classics from Dalhousie University and thinks, reads, and writes about women and weaving in the Ancient and Contemporary world.

Ariel Dawn lives in Victoria, British Columbia. Her poems appear in places such as  Ambit, Queen Mob’s Tea House, Elbow Room, Tales from the Forest, and Canthius, and are forthcoming in A Furious Hope anthology. She is studying Tarot and finishing her first collection of poems.

Christopher Alexander Hayter is a PhD Candidate in Creative Writing at Georgia State University. He received an MFA from San Francisco State University. He was the winner of the 43rd Annual Agnes Scott College Writing Festival Fiction Contest in 2014. His writing has been published in Cutthroat, PANK, Pif Magazine, Talking River, Jelly Bucket, The Binnacle, Underground Voices, Print Oriented Bastards, and other journals. He is currently editing his first novel and drafting his second.

Chris Johnson lives in Ottawa and works as coordinating editor for Arc Poetry Magazine. His chapbook, Listen, Partisan!, is from Frog Hollow Press.

Sean Lynch is a poet and editor who lives in Camden, New Jersey. Lynch’s poetry has appeared in Hamilton Stone Review, Poetry Quarterly, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and elsewhere online and in print. His work can also be found at swlynch.com

Geoffrey Morrison is from British Columbia, but has also lived in Toronto and London, Ontario. He was a longlist finalist for the 2014 Lemon Hound and 2016 PRISM poetry contests, and has poems in Lemon Hound, ditch, and Echolocation (online). His critical prose is at The Town Crier and The Rusty Toque.

Adrien Potvin is a writer and musician currently living in Guelph, Ontario. He is a member of the Guelph-based poetry group &, Collective, and has appeared in their books &, 1: works by &, collective and &, 2: this happened to one of us. He has also been published through Vocamus Press, in their yearly Rhapsody anthology.

Brady Tighe is a writer living on the west coast. His fiction and poetry work has appeared in numerous local publications, and he has worked as a journalist for VIU’s student paper, The Navigator. He enjoys black coffee and vinyl records.

Jeanette Vo lives in Richmond, British Columbia. She holds a BA from the University of British Columbia where she majored in English Literature and Psychology. Her work has been published in Vallum and Prairie Journal and is forthcoming in filling Station.

Hava Zitlalik lives and writes in Seattle, Washington. This is her first poetry publication.