Callista Buchen is the author of The Bloody Planet (Black Lawrence Press, October 2015) and Double-Mouthed (dancing girl press, winter 2016). She is the winner of DIAGRAM's essay contest and the Langston Hughes award. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Harpur Palate, Puerto del Sol, Fourteen Hills, Blue Mesa Review, PANK, and many others.
Broadside Art by Mary Ellen Knight. Mary Ellen Knight is an oil painter who dabbles in watercolor and charcoal drawing, as well as mixed media and sculptural installations. In 2014, she graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Masters of Science in Art Education. In the past, she has worked with art programs for underserved populations such as YWCArt and an interdisciplinary after-school program with Pond Gap Elementary. Her personal philosophy entails a holistic approach to visual art-making that should be cultivated over a lifetime. The arts are for everyone.