Morgan Parker is the author of Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night (Switchback Books 2015). Her poetry and essays have been featured in numerous publications as well as anthologized in Why I Am Not a Painter (Argos Books 2011) and The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop (Haymarket Books 2015). Morgan is Cave Canem graduate fellow, winner of a 2016 Pushcart Prize, and poetry editor for The Offing. She also co-curates the Poets With Attitude (PWA) reading series with Tommy Pico, and with Angel Nafis, she is The Other Black Girl Collective. She lives in Brooklyn.
Emily Pettit is the author of Goat in the Snow. Her poems have been featured in the Academy of American Poets/Poem a Day Series, Fence, Open Letters, Verse Daily, and the Huffington Post. She is a writer, visual artist, teacher, and an editor for Factory Hollow Press and jubilat. She teaches at Elms College.