Cat is a writer, photographer, and actor in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she teaches technical writing at UNM. Her poems and essays have appeared in both print and online journals.
Devon Balwit teaches international students and writes poetry atop the Cascadian Subduction Zone, where she hopes the "Big One" will wait a couple hundred more years.
Fatima Okhuosami is a clinical pharmacist, consumer of classical literature and author of fiction. Her works appear online and in-print in several magazines.
She is a graduate of the 2019 IWP tour.
Occupied Palestinian West Bank
Gale Acuff has had hundreds of poems published in several countries and is the author of three books of poetry. He has taught university English in the US, China, and Palestine.
Jessica Helen Brant
Jessica Helen Brant is a music marketer and writer from Buffalo, NY. She is also Editor-in-Chief of the soon-to-launch, arts-based publication Eloquent Magazine.
New York City
Lanette is a NYC-born actor/writer who has worked with Samuel L. Jackson, Bella Thorne, Chris Rock, & many more. She is the creator of THE MOTHER LOAD podcast, and plays Sally on THE WEDDING PLANNERS.
Lisa del Rosso
New York City
Lisa del Rosso's first book “Confessions of an Accidental Professor” was published in 2018. Her second, "You Are All a Part of Me" is due out in 2020. She teaches writing at NYU.