Apartment Poetry Quarterly

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SARAH MARÍA MEDINA's writing has been published in Poetry Magazine, Prelude, Black Warrior Review, Poetry NW, and elsewhere. Her work is also found in Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color (Nightboat Books, 2018), and in Queer Nature: A Poetry Anthology (Autumn House Press, 2022). She is the recipient of an ARTIST UP Grant LAB, a Jack Straw Writer fellowship, a Caldera AIR, and the Black Warrior Review poetry prize. She is from the American Northwest, and is currently pursuing her PhD in Comparative Literature, the International Writers Track, with a focus on translation and avant-garde poetics at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

MICHAEL MARTIN SHEA is the author of three chapbooks of poetry and hybrid prose: "Soon" (Garden-Door Press), The Immanent Field (Essay Press), and Comparative Morphologies (above/ground press). He is also the translator of the Argentine poet Liliana Ponce, and has published two bilingual chapbooks of her work: Diary (Ugly Duckling Presse) and Fudekara (Cardboard House Press). His poems and translations have appeared or are forthcoming in Colorado Review, Conjunctions, Guernica, Fence, jubilat, New England Review, Poetry, TYPO, and elsewhere. He lives in Philadelphia, PA, where he is a doctoral candidate in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at the University of Pennsylvania.

ELISE HOUCEK is the author of TRACTATUS (Spuyten Duyvil, 2021), So Neon Was the Rope (dancing girl press, 2023) and a pamphlet, The Leafs, with the Creative Writing Department. Her writing has appeared in NOMATERIALISM, New Delta Review, DIAGRAM, Prelude, Posit, Afternoon Visitor and other journals. More work can be found at elisehoucek.com.

RYAN BOLLENBACH is a writer and musician living in Houston, Texas. He is the managing editor for Gulf Coast and formerly served as poetry editor for Black Warrior Review. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in DIAGRAM, Bennington Review, Quarterly West, Snail Trail Press, and elsewhere. Reach out on IG @silent_as_i_am or visit his website.

RILEY RATCLIFF (they/she) is a poet from San Antonio, Texas (Yanaguana). They currently live on unceded Narragansett land in Providence, Rhode Island, where they are an MFA student at Brown University. Recent work can be found in Afternoon Visitor, DIAGRAM, Puerto del Sol, Annulet, Poetry Northwest, FENCE, and elsewhere—ourcorrespondence (at) protonmail (dot) com.

PATTIE MCCARTHY is the author of seven books of poems—most recently Wifthing from Apogee Press in 2021—& more than a dozen chapbooks—including three tides from Bloof Books (2022) & extraordinary tides from Omnidawn Press (forthcoming 2023). She is a non-tenure track associate professor at Temple University where she teaches literature & creative writing.