708 Telephone Rd.
Houston, TX 770023
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Eloisa Amezcua is from Arizona. She earned a BA in English from the University of San Diego, where she was the recipient of the Lindsey J. Cropper Award for Creative Writing in Poetry selected by Ilya Kaminsky. In 2014, she completed the MFA program at Emerson College in Boston, MA. She's received fellowships & scholarships from the MacDowell Colony, the Fine Arts Work Center, Vermont Studio Center, the Bread Loaf Translators' Conference, the Vermont College of Fine Arts Post-Graduate Workshop, the Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference, & the NY State Summer Writers Institute.
Michelle Orsi is from Spokane, Washington, where she received her BA in English and Spanish from Gonzaga University. Her poetry has most recently appeared in Reflection and Lilac City Fairy Tales Vol IV: Towers and Dungeons, among others. She currently serves as Poetry Editor for Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts and teaches at the University of Houston, where she is pursuing her MFA in Poetry.
Charlotte Wyatt is a third-year MFA student in the UH Creative Writing program. She is the recipient of a 2018 Inprint Donald Barthelme Prize for fiction, and was the 2017-18 Inprint/Creative Writing Program Fellow. She has served as a Fiction Editor for Gulf Coast and has taught fiction in Houston with Inprint, the Boldface Conference, and WITS. Charlotte also serves as the Fiction Director and Director of Admissions for the Napa Valley Writer’s Conference.
LeeAnne Carlson is a second year MFA student in fiction at the University of Houston, where she daily explores the blurry line between what is fiction and what is not. She has been published in Glass Mountain, Furtive Dalliance, and The University of Houston Magazine. She is a juried poet for the 2018 Houston Poetry Fest and serves as Nonfiction Editor for Gulf Coast. In her spare time she milks goats, makes cheese, and tries to instil order upon her life. Sometimes she succeeds.