Diana Arterian & Cody-Rose Clevidence

Diana Arterian was born and raised in central Arizona. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she is pursing her PhD in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Southern California as a Merit Fellow. She holds an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts where she was a Beutner Fellow. Diana is the Managing Editor of Gold Line Press and the creator of Gold Line’s imprint, Ricochet — both of which publish chapbooks of poetry and fiction. Her own chapbook, Death Centos, is due out from Ugly Duckling Presse this spring, and her writing has appeared in Iron Horse Literary Review, PANKRiver Styx and Two Serious Ladies, among others.

Cody-Rose Clevidence got their MFA from the University of Iowa.  Their work has appeared in VLAK, 1913, Epiphany, Versal & the online journal Diagram.  Their chapbook everything that is beautiful is edible is available from Flowers & Cream press & their first book BEAST FEAST is forthcoming from Ahsahta.  They live in the Ozark mountains in Arkansas on berries and ramen with their stupid dog, Pearl.