Apartment Poetry Quarterly

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AARON LOPATIN is a poet and teacher living in Boise, ID. A finalist for the 2019 Snowbound Chapbook Award from Tupelo Press and semi-finalist for the 2021 Tomaž Šalamun Prize from Factory Hollow Press, his work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in the Colorado Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Yalobusha Review, Nat. Brut, The Spectacle, and elsewhere.

JACE BRITTAIN is a writer, translator, and poet whose work has appeared or is forthcoming in Sleepingfish, Hominum Journal, Snail Trail Press, Dream Pop Journal, and the Babel Tower Notice Board. They received their MFA at the University of Notre Dame. As a PhD student at the University of Utah, they study fiction, illegibility, and the intersections between digital, animal, and ecological writing. They are a member of the Halophyte Collective in Salt Lake City and founding coeditor of the independent press Carrion Bloom Books.

BETHANY LEWIS recently graduated with their BFA from the Art Academy of Cincinnati. They've been published by pitymilk Press, Hooligan Magazine, Forklift, Ohio, and other small presses. You can find more of their work—both poetic and otherwise—@saltonsidewalk on Instagram.

RODRIGO TOSCANO is a poet and essayist based in New Orleans. He is the author of ten books of poetry. Forthcoming in 2021 is The Charm & The Dread (Fence Books). His previous books include In Range, Explosion Rocks Springfield, Deck of Deeds, Collapsible Poetics Theater (a National Poetry Series selection), To Leveling Swerve, Platform, Partisans, and The Disparities. His poetry has appeared in over 20 anthologies, including Diasporic Avant Gardes and Best American Poetry. Toscano has received a New York State Fellowship in Poetry. He won the Edwin Markham 2019 prize for poetry. He works for the Labor Institute in conjunction with the United Steelworkers, the National Institute for Environmental Health Science, National Day Laborers Organizing Network, and northwest tribes (Umatilla, Cayuse, Yakama) working on educational / training projects that involve environmental and labor justice culture transformation.

LEE YOUNG-JU is the author of the poetry collections Let Us Leave No Record of Love (2019), Cold Candies (2014), Sister (2010), and The 108th Man (2005). She lives in Seoul, South Korea.

JAE KIM is a writer and a translator of Korean poetry. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Chicago Review, LA Review of Books, Conjunctions, Guernica, NOON, Poem-a-Day, Kenyon Review, and Action Books’ Poetry in Action series. His translation of a collection of Lee Young-ju’s poems will be published by Black Ocean Press in 2021. 

C. VIOLET EATON is the author of two full-length collections of poetry: Quartet (Ahsahta, 2018) and Some Habits (Omnidawn, 2015). He currently lives in the Southern Tier region of New York State.