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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.

Eugenia Leigh, Guest Editor, 2021 Season

Eugenia Leigh is a Korean American poet and the author of Blood, Sparrows and Sparrows (Four Way Books, 2014). Her poems and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in numerous publications including Ploughshares, Pleiades, The Nation, Waxwing, The Rumpus, the Best New Poets 2010 anthology, and the 2017 Best of the Net anthology. The recipient of fellowships and awards from Poets & Writers Magazine, Kundiman, Rattle, and elsewhere, Eugenia previously served as Poetry Editor at Kartika Review and Hyphen magazine, and she received her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College.

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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.