Javier Zamora was born in El Salvador and holds fellowships from CantoMundo, Colgate University, MacDowell, Macondo, the National Endowment for the Arts, and Yaddo. The recipient of the 2016 Barnes and Noble Writer for Writer’s Award, his poems appear in APR, Ploughshares, Poetry, The Kenyon Review, The New Republic, among others. His first poetry collection is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press in 2017.
Jenn Alandy Trahan was born in Houston, Texas, and raised in Vallejo, California. She holds a BA from the University of California, Irvine, as well as an MFA and MA from McNeese State University. Though Jenn has lived in eleven cities across the country, her heart belongs to the San Francisco Giants, the Golden State Warriors, the New Orleans Saints, Seaside Donuts, Cameron Parish, Glenn, Dalton, Jean Grey, Teagan, and Keanu Reeves. She is at work on a collection of linked short stories and a novel.