Iris A. Law, Cofounder and Editor
Iris A. Law is the author of a chapbook, Periodicity (Finishing Line Press, 2013); a Kundiman fellow; and a graduate of the MFA program at the University of Notre Dame. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals, as well as in the anthology A Face to Meet the Faces (U of Akron, 2012). A former teacher, book editor, and board member for the Kentucky Women Writers Conference, Iris now lives and writes in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Mia Ayumi Malhotra, Cofounder and Associate Editor
Mia Ayumi Malhotra is the author of Isako Isako (forthcoming September 2018), winner of the 2017 Alice James Award. She holds a BA from Stanford University and an MFA from the University of Washington, and her poems have appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies, including Indiana Review, The Greensboro Review, Best New Poets, and DISMANTLE: An Anthology of Writing from the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop. A Pushcart Prize nominee, she has received fellowships from the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop and Kundiman. Mia lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.
Karen Zheng, Editorial Intern
Karen Zheng is a first-generation, queer, Chinese American undergraduate student at Dartmouth College studying English and creative writing (poetry). She is interested in exploring her intersectional identity in her creative work and, in her free time, hosts and produces the podcast Mx. Asian American.