Daisy Atterbury was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa and raised on a reservation in Shiprock, New Mexico. She is the founder and director of Palovista Residency, a program in the southwest for emerging writers and artists. Her essays and interviews have appeared in The Atlantic, The Paris Review Daily, BOMBLOG, and "The Book Bench" blog at The New Yorker, and her fiction and poetry in Brass Sopaipilla and Digital Hamper.
Mugi Takei is a US-born Japanese artist who is no longer afraid of America. She is an animation maker, drawer, print maker, book illustrator, singer, songwriter and passionate dirty poetry reader. Her work is about menstruation, masturbation, obsession, pink panties, nipples, orgasms, oral sex, happiness and sadness around it, boyfriends, girlfriends, cotton nighties, plants, mountains, water, dreams, mermaids, occasionally bicycles, love, body and body fluids, and other good things in life. She often gets in trouble with her lovers because of the content of her work. Lately she has been into cross-country driving.