Leona Sevick is the author of Lion Brothers. Her work appears in The Journal, Crab Orchard Review, The Normal School, and The Golden Shovel Anthology: New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks. She was named a 2018 Tennessee Williams Scholar for the Sewanee Writer’s Conference.
Melissa Stein, author of Terrible Blooms, is a past winner of the APR/Honickman First Book Prize. She has received awards and fellowships from the NEA, Pushcart Prize, Bread Loaf, MacDowell, and Yaddo. She lives in San Francisco.