Jessica Turney was raised in Madera, California and graduated with her MFA in Poetry from Fresno State. She has been published in MAYDAY Magazine, NELLE, A Sharp Piece of Awesome, and was a finalist in Frontier’s OPEN prize. She also received the Ernesto Trejo Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets. Jessica is the Reading & Writing Specialist for Fresno State's TRiO Student Services Success Program & Student Services Success Veterans. She currently lives in Fresno with her partner and their two cats, Minerva and Zucchini.

Aideed Medina is a poet and spoken word artist. She is currently serving as president of Reforma del Valle Central, advocating for libros y comunidad. Her work has appeared in Fresno State's Club Austral Literary Magazine, Chicano Writers and Artists Association Journal. Online on La Bloga, Poets Responding, Art of the Commune, and as part of a collection of original art songs composed for The Opera Remix, Fresno Grand Opera. She is currently working on a collection of poems related to her exploration of California's natural history.

Mariah Bosch is a queer Chicana from Fresno. She is a recent graduate of the Fresno State MFA program in Creative Writing and her work can be found on Poets.org, Hobart, Cosmonauts Avenue, and elsewhere.

Angela Chaidez Vincent writes poetry and fiction and teaches computer programming and mathematics in Fresno, California. She enjoys blending creative writing and scientific inquiry by teaching annual summer workshops for Kenyon Review Young Writers in a section devoted to science writing. Her work has appeared in North American Review, Atlanta Review, 32 Poems, and Bellevue Literary Review, among others. She has also recently shown work in several text/image/sculpture collaborations both locally and in New York. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Fresno State. See more at https://angelachaidezvincent.com/.