r. erica doyle was born in Brooklyn to Trinidadian immigrant parents. Her debut collection, proxy, won the Norma Farber First Book Award and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry. She has received grants from the Hurston/Wright Foundation and the Astraea Lesbian Writers Fund.
Richard Loranger is a multi-genre writer, performer, musician, and visual artist who lives and works in Oakland, California. They are the author of the new collection Mammal as well as Unit of Agency, Be a Bough Tit, Sudden Windows, Poems for Teeth, The Orange Book, and ten chapbooks.