Angelica Maria Barraza is an earthling, lover, tiny-desk enthusiast, LGBTQIA advocate, bruja. She teaches creative writing at Naropa University and is a counselor at Attention Homes for homeless teens. When she’s not writing, or thinking about language, or reading, or thinking about narrative, she can be found wandering the Boulder foothills with a fanny pack. This fall, she will be relocating to Buffalo, NY to begin a doctorate program in literature and critical theory.
Erika T. Wurth’s published works include a novel, Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend and two collections of poetry, Indian Trains and A Thousand Horses Out to Sea. Her collection of short stories, Buckskin Cocaine is forthcoming. She teaches creative writing at Western Illinois University and has been a guest writer at the Institute of American Indian Arts. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous journals, such as Boulevard, Drunken Boat, South Dakota Review, and The Writer’s Chronicle. She is represented by Peter Steinberg. She is Apache/Chickasaw/Cherokee and was raised outside of Denver.