FOUNDERS

Ashley Elizabeth (she/her) is a writing consultant, teacher, and poet. Her works have appeared in SWWIM, Rigorous, and Kahini Quarterly, among others. she is the author of the chapbook, you were supposed to be a friend (Nightingale & Sparrow). When Ashley isn't serving as assistant editor at Sundress Publications, she habitually posts on Twitter and Instagram (@ae_thepoet). She lives in Baltimore, MD with her partner and their cat.

Click here to email Ashley.

Lysz Flo is an afrolatinx, trilingual, spoken word artist, and author of fiction and poetry. She hosts the podcast Creatively Exposed. Lysz was named Voodoonauts Summer 2020 Fellow the same year she released her poetry novel, Soliloquy of an Ice Queen, in March 2020.

Click here to email Lysz.

Zora Satchell is a 24 year old Black queer poet who writes about mental illness, family, and friendship. She believes that poetry creates space to explore and heal from trauma as well as allow us to imagine new worlds. She holds a degree in Ethnic Studies from Colorado State University. She also serves as a reader for Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review and Okay Donkey Press. When she is not writing she is obsessively consuming pop culture, she loves good dance music and watching movies. You can find her on twitter @thecasualrevolt where she lets her typos run wild.

Click here to email Zora.

Jeni De La O is an AfroCuban poet and storyteller living in Detroit, Michigan. She was the founder of Relato:Detroit, the nations first bilingual community storytelling project. Jeni is the author of BROWN STUDY, a monthly column at The Poetry Question debuting in February of 2021. At Oakland University's School of Education & Human Services' Initiative to Eradicate Racism, she serves as Artistic Director of Lectures and Symposiums.

​

Her work has appeared in Obsidian Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora, The Wayne Literary Review, Columbia Review, Glass Poetry, Sugar House Review, Journal of Latina Critical Feminism, Sugar House Review, Rigorous, and others.


Click here to email Jeni.