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notes on issue 1 contributors


Vasiliki Albedo lives in Athens, Greece. Her poems have most recently been published in Ambit, Magma, Mslexia, The Rialto and Under the Radar. She placed second in the 2017 Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre competition (EAL). Natalie Linh Bolderston’s work has been featured in Oxford Poetry, The Good Journal and elsewhere. In 2018, she won the silver Creative Future Literary Award, and her pamphlet, The Protection of Ghosts, is forthcoming from V. Press. Find her on Twitter @NatBolderston. Iulia David is a Romanian-born London-based poet. Her work has appeared in Magma and won a special commendation in the 2017 Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition (EAL). In 2016 she was shortlisted for the Bridport Prize. Rayji de Guia’s work can be found in DANAS: mga pag-aakda ng babae ngayon (Gantala Press), SCUM Magazine and Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. She lives in her 80-year-old ancestral house in Maragondon, Cavite, with her family and some ghosts. Angela Gabrielle Fabunan’s work has been included in New Asian Writing, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, Asymptote Journal, and Contrary Magazine, among others. Her debut book of poetry is forthcoming in 2019 from Platypus Press. Helena Fornells is an Edinburgh-based poet from Barcelona who writes in both English and Catalan. She works as a bookseller and freelance translator. Helena won the 2018 Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition (EAL category). Amlanjyoti Goswami’s collection of poems, River Wedding, will be published by Poetrywala in March this year. His poems have been published in India, Nepal, Hong Kong, the UK, USA, South Africa, Kenya and Germany, including the anthologies, 40 under 40: An Anthology of Post Globalisation Poetry (Poetrywala) and A Change of Climate (Manchester Metropolitan University, Environmental Justice Foundation and the University of Edinburgh). He grew up in Guwahati, Assam and lives in Delhi. Minying Huang grew up in Cambridge, UK. Her poems have appeared in PANK, Nat. Brut, daikon*, and Electric Literature. She is studying for an MA in Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto. She tweets @minyingh. Danne Jobin, originally from the Swiss Jura, is completing a PhD in literature at the University of Kent. Their poetry weaves together queer experience, ritual, and natural imagery to create a personal mythology. Danne’s poem, ‘The Studio’, was published in the second issue of Tenebrae. L Kiew is a Chinese-Malaysian living in London and earns her living as an accountant. She was shortlisted for the 2017 Primers mentoring and publication scheme. Her pamphlet The Unquiet came out with Offord Road Books in February 2019. Cynthia Miller is an American-Malaysian poet. Her work has been published in The Rialto, Butcher's Dog, The Best New British and Irish Poets 2018, Primers Volume Two, and The Emma Press Anthology of Love. She is co-founder and co-director of the Verve Poetry Festival. Norman Erikson Pasaribu is an Indonesian writer. His first book of poems, Sergius Seeks Bacchus, translated by Tiffany Tsao, is forthcoming with Tilted Axis Press in March 2019.

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