Dante Di Stefano is the author of Ill Angels (Etruscan Press, 2019) and Love Is a Stone Endlessly in Flight (Brighthorse Books, 2016). Along with María Isabel Álvarez, he co-edited the anthology Misrepresented People: Poetic Responses to Trump’s America (NYQ Books, 2018). He holds a PhD in English Literature from Binghamton University and is the poetry editor for the DIALOGIST. He teaches high school English in Endicott, NY and lives in upstate New York with his wife, Christina, their daughter, Luciana, their son, Dante Jr., and their dog, Sunny.
William Heyen is Professor of English/Poet in Residence Emeritus at the College at Brockport. He holds a PhD from Ohio University. His poetry has been published in magazines including The New Yorker, Harper’s, The Atlantic, The Southern Review, and The American Poetry Review. He is the author or editor of forty or more books, won the Small Press Book Award for Crazy Horse in Stillness, was a National Book Award Finalist for Shoah Train, and two of his books have been Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle selections.
H. L. Hix’s recent books include a novel, The Death of H. L. Hix; an edition and translation of The Gospel that threads canonical and noncanonical sources into a single narrative, and does not assign gender to God or Jesus; an edition, with Julie Kane, of selected poems by contemporary Lithuanian poet Tautvyda Marcinkevičiūtė, called Terribly In Love; an essay collection, Demonstrategy; and an anthology of “poets and poetries, talking back,” Counterclaims. He teaches in the Philosophy Department and Creative Writing Program at a university in “one of those square states.”