Natasha is an Australian-born poet, resident in San Francisco, with two recently published collections from NorfolkPress in San Francisco. Her work looks at the performative nature of identity and gender and aims to examine what it mean to be a human. She is currently working with the team at Nomadic Press.
Lori Ostlund’s novel After the Parade ( Scribner, 2015) was a Barnes & Noble Discover pick. Her first book, The Bigness of the World, won the 2008 Flannery O’Connor Award and the California Book Award for First Fiction. She is a teacher and lives in San Francisco with her wife and cats.
Wilfredo Pascual is a Pushcart-nominated essayist, a runner-up to the Steinberg Essay Prize, and winner of the Curt Johnson Prize for Nonfiction. He writes in English and Filipino and has won national awards in his native Philippines. He has worked in 17 countries and is currently completing his first collection of essays. He lives in the Mission with his husband Jack and eight Domos.