Malia Maxwell lives in Seattle, Washington. She attends the Northwest School full-time, and the Stanford Online High School part-time. Drawing on Gertrude Stein's Tender Buttons as inspiration for this chapbook, Malia experiments with metaphor, biography and repetition. She is currently reading The Dud Avocado by Elaine Dundy. Read an excerpt from Malia's chapbook Daisy Crown.
Yovana Milosevic lives in Denver, Colorado and attends Lakewood High School. Her work explores the way the human condition unravels in its most raw state. She is inspired by the works of Marina Abramovic, Clarice Lispector, Tennessee Williams, and Khaled Hosseini. She is currently reading The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien. Read an excerpt from Yovana's chapbook Scents of War.
Lulu Priddy lives in New York City and attends Saint Ann's High School in Brooklyn. She enjoys experimenting with sound, vivid imagery, and constraint in her short stories and poetry. She takes inspiration from the works of such writers as Virginia Woolf, Dylan Thomas, Jamaica Kincaid and is currently reading Kate Chopin's The Awakening. Read an excerpt from Lulu's chapbook Swallow, Low.
Caroline Sasso lives in Dallas, Texas and attends Greenhill School. She enjoys experimenting with train of thought, repetition, and maximalist language in her poems. She draws inspiration from Arthur Rimbaud and William Shakespeare, and is currently reading Tears of The Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith. Read an excerpt from Caroline's chapbook Five Trains of Thought and an Apple Slice.