Becca Klaver is the author of two books of poetry—LA Liminal (Kore Press) and Empire Wasted (Bloof Books)—and several chapbooks. Her third book, Ready for the World, is forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press in 2020. She was a founding editor of Switchback Books and is currently coediting, with Arielle Greenberg, the multimedia anthology Electric Gurlesque. She is the R.P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellow at Cornell College and lives in Iowa City.
Hali Sofala-Jones is a Samoan-American writer. She holds an MFA in Poetry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Her poetry appears in Nimrod International Journal, The Bitter Oleander, CALYX, and elsewhere. She lives and teaches in Milledgeville, Georgia.