Sloan Asakura (she/he/they) is a poet and memoirist originally from Los Angeles, who has recently returned home after journeys in the Pacific Northwest. Having graduated from Western Washington University with a BA in English Creative Writing and Linguistics minor, Sloan spends most of their time working under the thumb of the capitalist machine. Their hobbies include cooking, gardening, and collecting moths. Their work has been published in Jeopardy Magazine, Rigorous, The Mantle, Rogue Agent, and O:JA&L.
ezikio kekoa quintana (they/them) is an ecologist and poet, born and raised in hawaii under the military occupation of the united states. they are currently studying natural resources and environmental management at the university of hawaii at manoa. their passions include aloha aina, botany, agriculture, linguistics, radical education, indigenous futurisms, and music. their work has been published in Jeopardy Magazine.