Anne Coray’s eco-novel Lost Mountain is published with West Margin Press. She is the author of three full-length poetry collections (Bone Strings, A Measure’s Hush, and Violet Transparent) and coeditor of the anthology Crosscurrents North: Alaskans on the Environment (University of Alaska Press). A recent chapbook, Late Fall Bucolics, explores climate change, fire, art and myth. She also coauthored a general readership book, Lake Clark National Park & Preserve (Alaska Geographic). Her work has appeared in the Southern Review, Northwest Review, Poetry, North American Review, and AQR, and her poetry manuscripts have been finalists with Carnegie-Mellon, White Pine, Bright Hill Press, and others. The recipient of fellowships from the Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Rasmuson Foundation, she divides her time between Homer and her birthplace on remote Lake Clark (Qizhjeh Vena) in southwest Alaska.
j. c. todd
J. C. Todd’s poems address the traumatic effects of war. She is author of Beyond Repair (Able Muse Press), The Damages of Morning (Moonstone Press), What Space This Body (Wind Publications), and From Lullaby to Requiem: New and Selected Poems, bilingual: English-Lithuanian (PDR Press, forthcoming). Recent poems have been anthologized in Welcome to the Resistance: Poetry as Protest (Stockton University Press), and have appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Full Bleed, Mezzo Camin, The Paris Review, and Virginia Quarterly Review. Awards include the Rita Dove Poetry Prize, a Poetry Society of the United Kingdom prize, and finalist in two Poetry Society of America contests, with fellowships from the Pew Center for Arts and Culture, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Bemis Center, and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She has taught in the Creative Writing Program at Bryn Mawr College and the MFA Program at Rosemont College.
teresa mei chuc
Teresa Mei Chuc was born in Sài Gòn, Việt Nam and fled her Vietnamese homeland with her mother and brother shortly after the American war in Việt Nam, spending three and a half months in a freight boat stranded in the South China Sea before being rescued. Her father, who had served in the Army of the Republic of Việt Nam, remained in a Việt Cộng re-education prison camp for nine years. Teresa is the author of three full-length collections of poetry, Invisible Light (Many Voices Press, 2018), Keeper of the Winds (FootHills Publishing, 2014) and Red Thread (Fithian Press, 2012). Her work addresses the consequences of and traumas related to the Việt Nam War on her family and the environment. Teresa's poetry chapbook, Incidental Takes, was published by Hummingbird Press in June 2023 and addresses the effects of war on our cetacean relatives. Her poetry is forthcoming in the Anthology of Southeast Asian Eco-Writing (University of Hawaii Press, 2023). Teresa teaches literature and writing at a public school in Los Angeles.