Antara Hogan she/her

 
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Barbara Kaye Friend she/her 

From Houston (like Beyoncé), Barbara is a queer ace television writer by trade, a cake baker by choice, and a soccer player by birth. She is also a compulsive tooth brusher who still sleeps with a baby blanket. She looks forward to the day when art authentically reflects the world we live in across all creative platforms.

Twitter: @babsamiga

www.babsamiga.com

 

C.J. Applegate he/him

C. J. Applegate's work has appeared on Hidden Remote, a number of pro wrestling websites, and several small-town newspaper front pages. He isn't sure where his story is going, but the chapters are sure to be adventurous.

 

Al Hefner she/her

 

Celia Inside she/her/ella

After emerging from the Soundcloud ether with a Drake cover or two, singer-songwriter/rapper/producer Celia Inside has been steadily gaining a following with her soulful voice and hip-hop sensibility. Before that, she was rocking out with indie pop-rockers Miss Geo around Boston. All of these influences come to life in her sound, which lives somewhere between soulful r+b and the inventive, melodic hip-hop of today.

 

freddie blooms they/them

Instagram: @freddieblooms

 
 

gabieplease she/they

Scholar, poet, dreamer, and the rest!

Instagram: @gabieplease

Twitter: @gabieplease

 

Gregoria Rosa she/her

Eric Bryan he/him

Based in southern California, Eric has passionately pursued art since childhood; spending many years painting and sketching before settling on monochrome photography.

 

Johnny Millahe/him

 

Maiah Wynne she/her

Maiah Wynne captivates audiences worldwide with the alluring and enigmatic duality present in her music. An award-winning singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Maiah delivers powerful and universally resonant lyrics with a hauntingly beautiful voice layered in sophisticated and emotive folk/pop soundscapes. Her vocal quality conveys a rare combination of opposing elements that contribute to a timeless and genuinely unique signature sound with wide appeal - simultaneously delicate and strong, light and dark, “pretty-but-raw.” (The Missoula Independent)

In addition to finalizing her first full length album, Maiah’s currently collaborating on an EP with Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Alex Lifeson of Rush, and Juno Award winner Andy Curran. Her numerous accolades include winning The Burl Audio Covid19 Songwriting Contest (2020), the International Music from the Moon Contest (2019), the Claim to Fame International Song Contest (2018), and the HATCH Groundbreaker Award for Music (2016). She has featured on NPR’s All Songs Considered (2019), at Sundance (2016), SXSW (2017), and in-studio on KEXP (2018).

With a passion for social justice, Maiah has donated time and funding to organizations including the Arts Fund Seattle, Black Resilience Fund, First Aid Arts, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women USA, the Misool Foundation, NAACP, UNCUT Youth Programs, and WaterWatch.

 
 

Michael Colbert he/him

Michael Colbert loves coffee (his favorites are Costa Rican and Ethiopian) and horror films (his favorites are Candyman and Silence of the Lambs). He is an MFA candidate in fiction at UNC Wilmington, and his writing appears or is forthcoming in Barrelhouse, Southern Humanities Review, and Avidly, among others.

Twitter: @mjcolbert16

 

Michelle Tsiakaros she/her

 

Mitchell G. Johnson he/him

Instagram: @mgjohns

 

Naomi Clements Gettman she/her

Naomi Clements Gettman is a 23 year old living in Los Angeles. While she does not have any published works, she often writes and creates for fun.

Twitter: @IndieEligible

Molly E. Savard she/her

Molly Savard is queer writer, cynical optimist, and 800-year-old millennial who has written for Slate, Vice, Shondaland, and more. She's interested in questioning (and tearing down) the systems and structures that shape our lives. She was raised by mail carriers in Manville, Rhode Island and lives in Los Angeles with every stray that’s shown up at her door.

Twitter: @mollysavard

www.mollysavard.com

 
 
 

Naser Alazari he/him

Instagram: @nalazarius

Samsoun any pronouns

Samsoun is a Lebanese-American transgender artist from Boston, MA.

Instagram: @hisamsoun

Sara Sgarlata she/her

 

Yvette Lopez she/her

 

Nicole Desperito she/her