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Angel Garduño

Angel Garduño (he/him) is a PhD student at the University of Washington in the Department of English. His areas of interest are 20th and 21st century comparative multiethnic U.S. literature and the conditions of their reproduction and dissemination, especially as they index the consequences of the racial and gendered divisions of labor in colonial racial […]

Liza Birnbaum

My fiction and creative nonfiction has appeared in Web Conjunctions, jubilat, Tammy, Open Letters Monthly, and other publications; I’m also under contract with the press Fiction Advocate for a book-length essay braiding together personal narrative and a critical consideration of Sally Rooney’s novel Conversations with Friends. I’ve been awarded residencies by Pine Meadow Ranch Center […]

Amy Wheeler

“My work as a theatre artist is also my activism, telling stories and building communities that center social justice. All of which fuels my passion for teaching. As a playwright, I collaborate with artists locally and across the country to create plays and musicals that center the stories of female-identified, non-binary and LBGTQ+ people. For […]

Soraya Cardenas

Soraya Cardenas, Ph.D. received her doctorate in Sociology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) in 2002. She is a former recipient of the UNL Presidential Fellowship and the Garcia Robles Fulbright Scholarship. She received a Dissertation Fellowship from the University of Kansas in 2001. She won the Trustee Professorship in 2009 and Researcher of the […]

Lauren Basson

I am a social scientist, writer and researcher who teaches first-year seminars and upper-division classes focused on topics such as contemporary politics, liminality, and social science and literature. My publications include White Enough to Be American? Race Mixing, Indigenous People, and the Boundaries of State and Nation (University of North Carolina Press, 2008) and peer-reviewed […]

Jack DeLap

Jack DeLap is a professor, ecologist, and fine artist deeply committed to education, research, and the nexus of art and science to amplify our understanding of humans and the natural world. A member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and American Ornithologists Society, he has co-authored journal articles on a range of […]

Jenn Huff

I am an archaeologist and anthropologist specializing in deep-time questions about island Southeast Asia and near Oceania; human-landscape interactions e.g. human response to climate change (and how humans have changed their environment in the past); how we use social networks and other exchange networks to deal with risk; and how and why humans adopt new […]

Lauren Lavín

Lauren Lavín is a writer, editor, and instructor who specializes in creative nonfiction, composition, and satire. Her work appears in Triangle House Review, Hobart, HAD, Jarnal Vol. 1 (Mason Jar Press), Sundog, The Hard Times: The First 40 Years (Mariner Books), Reductress, and elsewhere. She is the Nonfiction Editor for Western-themed literary magazine Word West […]

Nadine Maestas

Raymond Maxwell

Raymond Maxwell holds an MA from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, a BA from Western Washington University, and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Washington. He has also studied at Sacred Heart University, Herzen University, and Harrison Middleton University, and is a recipient of Fulbright scholarships (The Netherlands and Poland-Czechoslovakia), National Endowment for […]