Sarah Clark is a two-spirit Native freelance editor, writer, and consultant, and a current volunteer with VIDA. She is the former managing editor of Drunken Boat, and has worked with a number of literary and arts publications and organizations, including Sundress Press, contemptorary.org, Open City, The Paris Review, and Blackbird. She curated Drunken Boat’s folios on sound art, and on global indigenous art and literature titled “First Peoples, Plural.”
Amy King’s latest book, The Missing Museum, is a winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. King joins the ranks of Ann Patchett, Eleanor Roosevelt & Rachel Carson as the recipient of the 2015 Winner of the WNBA Award (Women’s National Book Association). She serves on the executive board of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts and is currently co-editing with Heidi Lynn Staples the anthology, Big Energy Poets of the Anthropocene: When Ecopoets Think Climate Change. She is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at SUNY Nassau Community College.
Héctor Ramírez is the son of an immigrant father from Tijuana, México and a Mexican mother from Boyle Heights, Los Angeles. He is a Xicano writer and educator from Covina, California, currently living in Colorado. Héctor received his B.A. in Literary Arts from Brown University in 2012 and is an MFA candidate at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he is also the Assistant Director of the CU Boulder Upward Bound program. He serves on the Board of Directors at VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, and his work has appeared in or is forthcoming from LIT,Apogee, Muzzle Magazine, The Café Irreal, Buffalo Almanack, American Book Review, The Poetry Foundation’s Harriet blog, and elsewhere.