Lisa Wells is a poet and essayist from Portland, Oregon. She’s the author of Yeah. No. Totally., a book of essays, and a chapbook, BEAST. With Bobby Abrahamson she made The West Behind Us, photos and essays on struggling small towns in the west. She holds an MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and is about to move to Singapore where she’ll teach poetry at Yale-NUS.
Joshua Marie Wilkinson is the author of Swamp Isthmus, The Courier’s Archive & Hymnal, and Meadow Slasher, among others. With Solan Jensen he made a tour documentary about Califone called Made a Machine by Describing the Landscape. He grew up in Seattle and now lives in Tucson, where he teaches at the University of Arizona and runs a poetry journal called The Volta and a small press called Letter Machine Editions.