Issue #26 Contributors


December 20, 2016


Featured authors and artist


Seth CopelandSeth Copeland‘s poems have most recently appeared or are forthcoming in This LandpioneertownRed River Reviewconcīs, and The Poets Without Limits. He edits the poetry journal Jazz Cigarette, and is currently a second-year graduate student at the University of Central Oklahoma.




Nancy McCabe

Nancy McCabe has published five books, including, most recently, From Little Houses to Little Women: Revisiting a Literary Childhood (Missouri 2014) and the novel Following Disasters (Outpost 19 2016). Her creative nonfiction has won a Pushcart Prize and six times made the notable lists in Houghton Mifflin’s Best American series.




Vi Khi NaoVi Khi Nao is the author of novel, Fish in Exile, and poetry collection, The Old Philosopher. Vi’s work includes poetry, fiction, film and cross-genre collaboration. She was the winner of 2014 Nightboat Poetry Prize and the 2016 Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Contest.




"Red" by Rose B. Simpson, Approx. 33" x 15" x 11" mixed media, 2013

Rose B. Simpson grew up in an arts and Permaculture environment at Santa Clara Pueblo, NM. She is a mixed-media artist whose work engages ceramic sculpture, metal work, fashion, painting, music, performance, installation, and most recently custom cars. Simpson’s work has been featured at SITE Santa Fe (2008, 2015); the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian (2008); the Heard Museum, Phoenix (2009, 2010); the Museum of Contemporary Native Art, Santa Fe (2010) and has been shown internationally. Simpson earned her BFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts. After studying in Japan, she completed an MFA in Ceramics from the Rhode Island School of Design. She is currently enrolled in the Institute of American Indian Arts’ Low Rez Creative Writing MFA program. Simpson is represented by Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art Gallery in Santa Fe and Gebert Contemporary in Scottsdale.


Additional imagery by

Brian Michael Barbeito

Brian Michael Barbeito is a Canadian writer and photographer. He is the author of the Chalk Lines (Fowl Pox Press, 2013).





Sandeep Kumar Mishra

Sandeep Kumar Mishra is an outsider artist, an international freelance writer, and a lecturer in English. His works are artistic manifestations of his actual self and show a love for nature and its beautiful creations. He runs an academy called “Kishlaya Outsider Art Academy” in his home town to train novice art students. His latest art exhibition is by Visart, Shelter Group Bright view, September 7 – September 18, 2016, Concourse Gallery, Rockville, MD,USA. This year his work has been published or is forthcoming in New England Review, Blue Mountain Review, International Times, and others. Learn more about Sandeep on his website: