ABOUT CLAIRE BLOTTER — Claire Blotter's poetry has been published in Rattle, Barnwood, Gargoyle, Canary, HOW(ever), and The California Quarterly, among other publications. Her poetry awards include two Marin Arts Council Grants, First Place in the San Francisco Bay Guardian Poetry Contest, First Place American Academy of Poets Graduate Award, and Second Place in the Browning Monologue Contest at San Francisco State University, where she later taught in the creative writing and women studies departments. She has published three chapbooks, including
Moment in the Moment House, from Finishing Line Press. She has represented San Francisco in National Poetry Slams in Chicago, Boston, and San Francisco.
ABOUT ABIGAIL GARTON — Abigail M. Garton is an English-Writing major and senior at Colorado Mesa University. She currently writes for Horizon Magazine at CMU, and does photography alongside her articles. She was born and raised in Montrose, Colorado, and hopes to move to a big city. Her passion for activism and her love of creative non-fiction and poetry bleed together in her writing. She is currently working on a feminist-focused poetry collection of self-discovery.