Alyssabeth Knerr is a SoCal transplant with East Coast roots. She is currently an MFA candidate at San Diego State University. She studied abroad in Bordeaux, France in 2012, an experience which furthered her interest to continue exploring different possibilities for language, through sound and expression. Her translated versions of two poems by French Canadian poet Guy Jean (and interview) can be found in Poetry International.

Gabriel Rubi is a SoCal native. He is currently an MFA candidate at San Diego State University. He lived and died in video games, but now he is a father and husband afraid to die. He is a poet, translator and non-fiction writer. His work has been published or is forthcoming in Poetry International, minor literature[s] and Lingerpost.

Binh H. Nguyen came to San Diego from Viet Nam at the age of five.  He is the founding editor of SCRY! A Nexus of Politics and the Arts, in whose pages appeared the works of Anne Carson.  Binh conducted an interview with the American novelist-poet Katherine Towler and co-translated the poems of Mario Bojórquez for Poetry International.  He writes theater reviews for the San Diego Reader.  Binh is currently working on his MFA degree in poetry writing at SDSU.  He is the founder and curator of Thru a Soft Tube, a reading series held at a hookah lounge in San Diego.