Erin Slaughter is editor and co-founder of literary journal The Hunger, and the author of two chapbooks: GIRLFIRE (dancing girl press, 2018) and Elegy for the Body (Slash Pine Press, 2017). Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The RumpusPrairie Schooner, Split Lip Magazine, Passages North, and elsewhere. Originally from north Texas, she is pursuing a PhD in Creative Writing at Florida State University. Her first full-length poetry collection is forthcoming from New Rivers Press in 2019. You can find her online at

Kim Magowan lives in San Francisco and teaches in the Department of Literatures and Languages at Mills College. Her short story collection Undoing won the 2017 Moon City Press Fiction Award and was published in March 2018. Her novel The Light Source is forthcoming from 7.13 Books in 2019. Her fiction has been published in Atticus Review, Bird’s Thumb, Cleaver, The Gettysburg Review, Hobart, New World Writing, Smokelong Quarterly, and many other journals. She is Fiction Editor of Pithead

Kayla Eason is a writer and photographer based in San Diego, CA. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing, Fiction, from San Francisco State University. Her work has appeared in The Hunger, Shirley Magazine, Dream Pop Press, Vagabond City Literary Journal, and elsewhere. Visit her at

Jennifer Wortman is the author of the forthcoming short story collection This. This. This. Is. Love. Love. Love (Split Lip Press)Her work appears in Glimmer Train, Normal School, DIAGRAM, Electric Literature’s The Commuter, Brevity, The Collagist, and elsewhere. She is an associate fiction editor at Colorado Review and an instructor at Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Find more at

Cathy Ulrich used to see the ghost of a cat from time to time. It wasn’t a cat she knew. Her work can be found in various publications, including matchbook, Pithead Chapel and Passages North.