Chuck Rybak lives in Wisconsin and is currently a Professor of English and Humanistic Studies at the University of Wisconsin—Green Bay. He is the author of two chapbooks and two full-length collections of poetry. His most recent full-length collection, /war, was released in 2013 by Main Street Rag. Poems of his have appeared in The Cincinnati Review; Pebble Lake Review; War, Literature & the Arts; The Ledge; Southern Poetry Review; Verse Wisconsin; and other journals.
Kentucky poet, folklorist, and educator Sarah McCartt-Jackson began writing poetry as soon as she knew her alphabet. Since then, she has been published by Indiana Review, Journal of American Folklore, The Maine Review, NANO Fiction, and many others. She is the recipient of an Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council, was selected for inclusion in the Kentucky Great Writers series at the Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning, serves as President-Elect for the Kentucky State Poetry Society, and has served as artist-in-residence for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. She is the author of four books of poetry: Stonelight, Calf Canyon, Vein of Stone, and Children Born on the Wrong Side of the River. She works on a farm in Louisville.
Adam Sol is a poet, writer, and teacher originally from Connecticut. Educated at Tufts, Indiana University and the U of Cincinnati, he has lived in Toronto for 20 years. He has published four collections of poetry, including Crowd of Sounds, which won the Trillium Award for Poetry. His first book of essays, How a Poem Moves, will appear in the April 2019.