Lauren Goodwin Slaughter, Aria Curtis, Rebecca Weaver
Lauren Goodwin Slaughter is the recipient of a 2012 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award and author of the poetry collection, a lesson in smallness (The National Poetry Review Press). Her fiction and poetry have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Carolina Quarterly, Crab Orchard Review, Eleven Eleven, Five Chapters, Hayden's Ferry, and Kenyon Review Online. She recently stepped down as fiction editor for DIAGRAM to transition into the role of Editor-in-Chief for PoemMemoirStory. She is an assistant professor of English at The University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Aria Curtis was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She is currently an MFA Fiction candidate at Arizona State University and the International Fiction Editor at Hayden's Ferry Review. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in New South and The Offing.
Rebecca Weaver teaches and writes near Decatur. She has published poems in various journals, most recently in Eleven Eleven. She helped found Midway Journal and occasionally reviews for Rain Taxi Review of Books. She infrequently blogs about poetry communities at Somewhat Important Poets. She also writes scholarly stuff about poetry discourse and about teaching.