Mike Young is the author of two poetry collections: 2014’s Sprezzatura and 2010’s We Are All Good If They Try Hard Enough, which was selected by readers of The Believer as one of the Top 20 Poetry Books of 2010. He is also the author of a collection of stories, 2010’s Look! Look! Feathers, that Publishers Weekly called “relevant, wise, and immensely enjoyable.” In 2015, Black Cake Records released his first album Imagine a Fire You Can Wear As a Coat. He lives in Santa Fe, NM, where he makes music with the band Clementine Was Right. Young is currently on a cross county tour called The Blue Turn.
Heave is a bedroom folk band from Buffalo, New York.
Robin Lee Jordan is the coordinator of the Just Buffalo Writing Center, a free creative writing center for teens, and started the coin-operated, micro-art exchange (B)uffalo (A)rt (D)ispensary. She received her MFA in Poetry from Oregon State University and her poetry/lyric prose has been published in Dreginald, Dream Pop, Reality Beach, alice blue review, Puerto del Sol, Paper Darts, The Buffalo News, My Next Heart: New Buffalo Poetry (Blazevox), and Us Too: An Anthology of Withdrawn Poetry (Peach Mag).