Sarah Heying has fiction, poetry, and nonfiction in Broken Pencil, The Chariton Review, Ellipsis, Kestrel, and online at Bitch. She is currently working toward her PhD at the University of Mississippi.
Neil Serven has fiction and essays in Catapult, Electric Literature, Juked, Ploughshares Online, and Washington Square. He was a General Contributor in Fiction at the 2018 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. He works as a lexicographer and, with his wife Hillary Hoffman, owns Federal Street Books in Greenfield, Massachusetts.
Lena Khalaf Tuffaha is an American poet of Palestinian, Syrian, and Jordanian heritage. Her first book of poems, Water & Salt (Red Hen, 2017), won the 2018 Washington State Book Award and received an Honorable Mention from the Arab American Book Awards. Her chapbook, Arab in Newsland, won the 2016 Two Sylvias Press Prize. Her poems appear in Alaska Quarterly Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, New England Review, and Waxwing, among others. You can learn more about her writing at www.lenakhalaftuffaha.com. Tuffaha would like to acknowledge that her poem is after the song “The Bees’ Path” by the Rahbani brothers.