Chelsea Bunn is the author of Forgiveness (Finishing Line Press, 2019), which was a finalist for the New Mexico/Arizona Book Award, the Paris Book Festival Award, and a semi-finalist in the New Women’s Voices Chapbook Competition. Born and raised in NYC, she lives in New Mexico, where she serves as Assistant Professor of Creative Writing for Navajo Technical University.
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Heather Bartlett is the author of the chapbook Bleeding Yellow Light (From Yes Press). Her work can be found in print and online in journals such as Barrow Street, Carolina Quarterly, Connotation Press, Lambda Literary, the Los Angeles Review, Ninth Letter, Redivider, Quarterly West, and others. She is an Instructor in English and Creative Writing at the State University of New York College at Cortland.
Steven Salisbury is in his second semester as assistant poetry editor for Hoxie Gorge. His writing interests center around image-driven poetry. He has an affinity for concision and concreteness. He won Cortland’s Distinguished Voices in Literature Poetry Contest in 2018 and is looking to start at an MFA program in the upcoming fall.
Victoria Van Every is a writer from Jamestown, NY. She has been published in The Cortland Writer. She loves writing speculative fiction because of the freedom to create new worlds for her characters. As an editor, she likes to discover fiction that pushes boundaries and features complex characters.
Samantha Kuban is a short story writer and editor of nonfiction. She loves strong voice, details, and truth in essays and stories.
Keaona Gray-Outlawis a professional writing major at SUNY Cortland. Her work has been published in the Crystallize Review. She is passionate about writing both poetry and fiction and is fascinated in the beauty and emotions words bring.
Madison Scheuneman is a writer and editor studying Professional Writing at SUNY Cortland. She loves escaping reality through reading and writing. She greatly appreciates different creative mediums to relieve stress especially drawing–although she’s not that good at it.