Founder and Editor In Chief
Natalie Solmer is a poet, mother, and Assistant Professor of English at Ivy Tech Community College. She has a BS in horticulture from Clemson University (with a minor in poetry), and an MFA from Butler University. She is a former reader for Booth: A Journal and also teaches classes at the Indiana Writers Center. She has poetry published or forthcoming from places such as Willow Springs, Cimarron Review, North American Review, Pleiades, Glass: A Journal of Poetry and Yes, Poetry. Find her at nataliesolmer.com
Rachel Sahaidachny holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Butler University. She was a finalist in the 2016 Radar Poetry Coniston Prize, awarded first prize in the Wabash Watershed Indiana Poetry Awards. She is co-editor of Not Like The Rest of Us: An Anthology of Contemporary Indiana Writers, and former poetry editor of Booth: A Journal. Recent writing has been published in South Dakota Review, The Southeast Review, Radar Poetry, Written Here: The Community of Writers Poetry Review, Red Paint Hill, NUVO, Indiana Humanities and others. She lives in Indianapolis and works as programs manager for The Indiana Writers Center, a non-profit dedicated to fostering a vibrant writing community in Indiana.
Get in touch at www.rachelsahaidachny.com
Lydia Johnson is a poet and writer from Gary, Indiana. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Butler University. Her writing has been published in BLACKBERRY: a magazine, Glamour magazine and the book, Women in Clothes.
Brianna Pike is an Associate Professor of English at Ivy Tech Community College. She received her MA from the University of North Texas and her MFA from Murray State University. Her poems have appeared in So to Speak, Connotation Press, Heron Tree, Memoirs & Mixtapes & Whale Road Review among others and she recently received her first Pushcart nomination for her essay Small Betrayals. She currently serves as an Editorial Assistant for the Indianapolis Review and lives in Indy with her husband & son. She blogs at https://briannajaepike.wordpress.com/. Find her on Twitter @BriPike.
Jen Bingham writes fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. She’s had pieces published in McSweeney’s, The Rumpus, Midwestern Gothic, Punchnel’s, and The Indianapolis Star, among others. She has a B.A. in English Literature with a Creative Writing minor from Indiana University. She currently lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Ashley is a native Hoosier, and received a B.A. in English Creative Writing from IUPUI, and an M.A. in English Creative Writing from Ball State University. Her main joys in life are teaching, reading, and writing. She teaches English Composition to college students, and her poetry has appeared in literary journals like Reverie, Drumvoices Revue, and Callaloo.