pinkprint contributors

Daniel Casey has a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Notre Dame. His debut poetry collection, It’s Not About You, is available from Atmosphere Press. He lives in Baltimore, MD
and can be found on Twitter as @OnceMoreDaniel.
Dani Tauber is a basket-case poet, professional ghost, former music journalist, and antiques archivist from NJ. She shares a room with more than 50 journals and several antique locks of hair. She doesn’t know what she’s mourning yet, but she’s beyond consolation.
Dean Rhetoric is a former BBC Writer’s Room screenplay finalist with poetry published in Five:2:One Magazine, Crab Creek Review and various others. In 2017 he was commended for the Geoff Stevens Memorial Poetry Prize, and he was nominated for The Pushcart Prize in 2019.

Juliet Cook is brimming with black, grey, silver, purple, and dark red explosions. She is drawn to poetry, abstract visual art, and other forms of expression. Her poetry has appeared in a peculiar multitude of literary publications. You can find out more at
Joanna C. Valente is a human who lives in Brooklyn, New York. They are the author of Sirs & Madams, The Gods Are Dead, Marys of the Sea, Sexting Ghosts, Xenos, No(body), and Killer Bob: A Love Story (Vegetarian Alcoholic Press, 2021). They are the editor of A Shadow Map: Writing by Survivors of Sexual Assault and the illustrator of Dead Tongue (Yes Poetry, 2020). They received their MFA in writing at Sarah Lawrence College, and Joanna is the founder of Yes Poetry and the senior managing editor for Luna Luna Magazine.

Effy Winter is a writer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is the author of Flowers of the Flesh (2019) and Sylvia (2021). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Rust & Moth, Soft Cartel, The Charles River Journal, and elsewhere. Effy was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2018. She works for Witch Way Magazine and resides in Kansas City, Missouri, where she is presently writing her biography of Sylvia Plath.
J.A. Pak is the author of The Ruby Lipped Poisoner. A Pushcart Prize and Best Small Fictions nominee, her writing has been published in BHP, Litro, Lunch Ticket, Joyland, etc. Read more at Triple Eight Palace of Dreams & Happiness.

KB is a Black queer genderless poet, organizer, educator, and student affairs professional. They have earned many fellowships and publications, most notably from Lambda Literary, Cincinnati Review, and Equality Texas. They split their time between being Program Coordinator for the Gender and Sexuality Center at the University of Texas at Austin, Founder/Lead Organizer of Interfaces, Co-Founder of Embrace Austin, and Teaching Artist for the Austin Library Foundation. Catch them talking sweetness and other (non)human things online @earthtokb.
(image that accompanied Michael’s poem, Area 604 ) A Lambda Literary fellow, MICHAEL CHANG (they/them) was awarded the Kundiman Scholarship at the Miami Writers Institute. A finalist in contests at the Iowa Review, BOMB, NightBlock, & many others, their poems have been nominated for Best of the Net. Their manuscript <big shot manifesto> was selected by Rae Armantrout as a finalist for the Fonograf Editions Open Genre Book Prize, & another was a finalist in the Diode Editions Book Contest.
Sara Matson’s poetry has been nominated for Best of the Net 2019 + can be found or forthcoming in Theta Wave, Bone Bouquet, The Journal Petra, and elsewhere. Sara’s chapbook, electric grandma is available from Another New Calligraphy and her chaplet, Forgotten: Women in Science is available from Damaged Goods Press. Sara lives in Chicago with her rad husband + cats, and Tweets as @skeletorwrites. More of Sara Matson’s poems can be found at

Robin Sinclair (they/them) is a queer, genderqueer writer of mixed heritage and mixed emotions, currently staying home during the pandemic (and you should, too).
Their debut book of poetry, Letters To My Lover From Behind Asylum Walls (Cosmographia Books, 2018), discusses themes of identity, gender, and mental illness.
Their recent chapbook, Jeanette Killed Her Husband (And Buried Him Off Of Shades of Death Road) is a 2020 Ghost City Press Summer Series selection. A micro-chap of narrative poetry, this collection discusses themes of revenge, causality, and local folklore.
Find Robin at
Kailey Tedesco is the author of She Used to be on a Milk Carton (April Gloaming Publishing) and Lizzie, Speak (winner of White Stag Publishing’s 2018 MS Contest). Her newest collection, FOREVERHAUS, is now available for pre-order from White Stag. She is a senior editor for Luna Luna Magazine, and she teaches literature and writing at Moravian College and Northampton Community College. You can find her work in Electric Literature, The Journal, Fairy Tale Review, Black Warrior Review, and more. For further information, please visit
Beloved pinkprint contributor Adrian Kresnak
 Sam Jowett is a writer living in Toronto Canada. They love to dance to dead disco and refract themselves in ethereal prisms. You can find their work in Moonchild Magazine, TERSE Journal, Nightingale & Sparrow and whispering along the edges of cirrus clouds. They have a chapbook, “Goddex Unbloomed”, with Bone & Ink Press and another, “Self”, with Lazy Adventure Publishing. Follow them on Twitter @ad_absurdeum.

Constance Bourg lives in the Flemish part of Belgium, where she volunteers at her local library and dabbles in both digital and analogue collage. Her poems have appeared in The Poetry Shed, Blanket Sea, Rogue Agent, Frogpond, Haibun Today and the Emma Press anthology of illness. She leads a part-time life because of an invisible disability called ME/CFS. You can find her at

Kendall A. Bell’s poetry has been most recently published in Crepe & Penn and Pink Plastic House. He was nominated for Sundress Publications’ Best of the Net collection in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2018. He is the author of two full length collections, “The Roads Don’t Love You” (2018) and “the forced hush of quiet” (2019), and 27 chapbooks, the latest being “the frail spine of us”. He is the publisher/editor of Maverick Duck Press and editor and founder of Chantarelle’s Notebook. His chapbooks are available through Maverick Duck Press. He lives in Southern New Jersey.

Nadia Gerassimenko is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Moonchild Magazine, a dreamy, experiential online publication and friendly, inclusive community of moonchildren, former Managing Editor at Luna Luna Magazine, freelancer in editorial services, writer, poet, and visual artist. 

Nadia has been published in various magazines such as The Mighty, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Yes Poetry, Mookychick, Quail Bell Magazine, FIVE:2:ONE, RESURRECTION Mag, OCCULUM, Memoir Mixtapes, Cotton Xenomorph, Parentheses Journal, The Hellebore, The New England Review of Books, TERSE. Journal, among others. 

In her spare time, Nadia enjoys playing survival horror video games and screaming her lungs out, watching 80s good and bad flicks, listening to gothic rock, new wave, synthwave, and vaporwave music, composing poems while showering, and just goofing off with her husband and cat.
Sarah Hilton is a queer poet from Scarborough, Ontario.
She is a Master of Information student at the University of Toronto’s iSchool,
and her work is currently featured or forthcoming in
Contemporary Verse 2, Hart House Review, the League
of Canadian Poets chapbook series, Cypress Poetry Journal,
Ithaca Lit, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of the
E. Nelson James Poetry Award, and has been shortlisted for
the Best of the Net and the Laura K. Alleyne Difficult Fruit Poetry Prize.

Justin Karcher (Twitter: @justin_karcher, Instagram: is a Best of the Net- and Pushcart-nominated poet and playwright born and raised in Buffalo, NY. He is the author of several books, including Tailgating at the Gates of Hell (Ghost City Press, 2015). He is also the editor of Ghost City Reviewand co-editor of the anthology My Next Heart: New Buffalo Poetry(BlazeVOX [books], 2017).

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