William Lessard has writing that has appeared or is forthcoming in McSweeney’s, American Poetry Review, Best American Experimental Writing, Hobart, Brooklyn Rail, Hyperallergic. His visual work has been featured at MoMA PS1. He is Poetry & Hybrids editor at Heavy Feather Review. With Mary Boo Anderson, he is editing the Brooklyn edition of the Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities project.
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John Madera is the author of Nervosities (Anti-Oedipus Press, 2024). His other fiction is published in Conjunctions, Salt Hill, The &Now Awards 2: The Best Innovative Writing, and many other journals. His nonfiction is published in American Book Review, Bookforum, The Review of Contemporary Fiction, Rain Taxi: Review of Books, The Believer, The Brooklyn Rail, and many other venues. Recipient of an M.F.A. in Literary Arts from Brown University, New York State Council on the Arts awardee John Madera lives in New York City, Rhizomatic and manages and edits Big Other.