Patricia Park is the author of acclaimed novel Re Jane, a modern-day reimagining of Brontë's Jane Eyre. She has written for The New York Times, Guardian, Salon, and others. She received fellowships from Fulbright, Sewanee, and the Center for Fiction. She is Assistant Professor in the MFA program at American University.
Kyle Lucia Wu is a writer based in Brooklyn. She is the Programs and Communications Manager at Kundiman, a nonprofit dedicated to nurturing Asian American literature, and the co-publisher of the literary journal Joyland. She was awarded the Asian American Writers Workshop Margins fellowship in 2017 and has received residencies from the Byrdcliffe Colony and the Millay Colony. She has an MFA in fiction from The New School and teaches at Fordham University. Her work has appeared in Literary Hub, Guernica, Electric Literature, Vol 1 Brooklyn, The Rumpus, and Interview Magazine.
Hannah Lillith Assadi received her MFA in fiction from the Columbia University School of the Arts. She was raised in Arizona and now lives in Brooklyn. Her novel Sonora was a finalist for the PEN/ Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction.
Jenny Williamson is a poet and fiction writer living in Brooklyn. Her work is published in journals including 24cc, East Coast Literary Review, Burningwood Literary Journal, and Vox Poetica. Her poetry chapbook, Collection of Flaws in a Black Dress, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2016
Caitlin Mahoney is an independent New York City-based singer-songwriter whose voice has been praised as “powerful and soulful - a mix of Adele and Fiona Apple.” Her latest album, “story still left to be told” is an expression of Caitlin’s unmistakeable drive to never lose sight of your hopes and dreams. The album's release highlights and celebrates other female creatives in addition to herself, prioritizing female music video directors, graphic designers, photographers, and visual artists.
Kat Quinn is an indie-pop songstress based in New York City. Originally hailing from Marblehead, Massachusetts, Quinn found music at a young age with drums, piano, and guitar. But it wasn’t until college when she discovered the piece the tied them all together: writing. It was writing that turned her relationship with music from a hobby into a vocation. She has released three EPs, that got notable outlets such as American Songwriter, PopMatters, and Hello Giggles buzzing, and her songs have been featured in film, TV, and ads.
Kaitlin Scott is a Director and Producer based in Brooklyn with a passion for collaborative projects related to fashion, film, and music. She has spent the past few years producing numerous fashion shoots, short films, and music videos. With a background in Fashion Design, she has a great eye for detail and loves to build projects from scratch. In addition to producing, she has directed various creative shoots for web and print content as well as directed narrative short films.
Denise Pereira is Brooklyn-based designer, a title that's general enough to capture what she does for both love and money. She was born and raised in Florida, making her way to New York state for college. Shortly after graduation, she moved down to the city where she's been ever since. By day, she works an architect. As a break from the structure, she makes cards and prints based on hand-drawn illustrations through her Etsy shop, That'sNise.
Special thanks to Erin Harris, Britt Canty, Kim Perel, Sydney Arroyo, Megan Hanson, Michelle Barchitta, Lance Kuhns, Julian Velez, Baldwin Angeles, Mary VandeRiet and Jessie Tseng.