Featured poets: 

Rae Gouirand is the author of eight titles of poetry and nonfiction, including Glass is Glass Water is Water (Spork Press, 2018), Little Hour (Swan Scythe Press, 2022), and a forthcoming book-length poem The Velvet Book (Cornerstone Press, 2024). She leads several longrunning independent workshops in northern California and online, including the cross-genre workshop Scribe Lab, and lectures in the Department of English at UC-Davis. / raegouirand.com 

Wyatt Welch is a local Tucson poet and English teacher. Welch earned an MA in Linguistics from the University of Florida, and as a linguist, is interested in phonology and language revitalization movements. Welch's debut book of poetry, Capitalism Calls Poetry Lazy, was released in 2022 by FlowerSong Press with many of these poems having previously been published in some really exciting journals. Welch is currently working on their third book, The Tarot, which is a comprehensive, tarotic poetry collection of the 78 cards."

Victoria Chang (she/her) is the author of The Trees Witness Everything (Copper Canyon Press, 2022); the nonfiction book, Dear Memory: Letters on Writing, Silence, and Grief (Milkweed Editions, 2021); and Obit (Copper Canyon Press, 2020), which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in Poetry, and the PEN/Voelcker Award. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Chowdhury Prize in Literature. She is the Bourne Chair in Poetry at Georgia Tech and the Director of Poetry@Tech.

Gabriel Dozal is from El Paso, Texas. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from The University of Arizona and he is a poetry editor for DIAGRAM and his work appears in Poetry Magazine, The Iowa Review, Guernica, The Brooklyn Rail, The Baffler, Pleiades, The Volta, A Dozen Nothing, Contra Viento, DREGINALD and elsewhere.

His first book of poetry The Border Simulator, a bilingual edition for English and Spanish readers, is available from One World/Random House.

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