Simone Kearney is a writer and visual artist. This year she was a recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in Poetry. Her chapbook, Days, which combines writing and watercolors, is forthcoming with Monk Books this winter. She is currently completing a degree at the Hoffberger School of Painting at the Maryland Institute College of Arts in Baltimore.
Bianca Stone is a poet and visual artist. She's the author of the poetry collection Someone Else’s Wedding Vows, and contributing artist/collaborator on a special illustrated edition of Anne Carson's Antigonick from New Directions. She co-founded and edits Monk Books, and chairs The Ruth Stone Foundation, an organization based in Vermont and Brooklyn, NY, and her full-length collection of poetry comics, Poetry Comics From the Book of Hours, is forthcoming in 2016 from Pleiades Press.