Julian Talamantez Brolaski is the author of Of Mongrelitude (forthcoming, Wave Books April 2017), Advice for Lovers (City Lights 2012), gowanus atropolis (Ugly Duckling Presse 2011), and co-editor of NO GENDER: Reflections on the Life & Work of kari edwards (Litmus Press / Belladonna Books 2009). Julian is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist in the country band The Western Skyline (www.thewesternskyline.org). Currently in Queens, NY, Julian also sometimes lives in California.
Francesca DeMusz is a working artist who has recently relocated from New York City to Portland, Oregon. Her work can be found in All Stars, on the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Blog, Lit Hub, The Poetry Project Newsletter and in various chapbooks and zines.