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William James // Founder, editor-in-chief

William James is a poet, aging punk rocker, and train enthusiast from Manchester, NH and the author of rebel hearts & restless ghosts (Timber Mouse Publishing, 2016). He is a contributing editor for Drunk In A Midnight Choir whose work has appeared in various journals, both in print & online, including SOFTBLOW, Word Riot, Tinderbox Poetry, armchair/shotgun, Sundog, Radius Lit, & Dirty Chai Magazine. He can be found on Twitter (@thebilljim) or at



Angelique Palmer // editor

Angelique Palmer is a poetry slam doyen and a finalist in the 2015 Women of the World Poetry Slam. The Creative Writing graduate from Florida State University now calls northern Virginia home. She’s penned 10 self-published chapbooks and authored THE CHAMBERMAID’S STYLE GUIDE, the full-length book of poetry on Sargent Press.
She was among 25 new members accepted to the 2015 A ROOM OF HER OWN writing retreat, and is 2014 Pink Door Writing retreat alumna. Her publications include BORDERLINE, DRUNK IN A MIDNIGHT CHOIR, and THE MUD SEASON REVIEW. She’s been the featured poet in more than a dozen cities across the U.S. Formerly an instructor at the American Poetry Museum in Washington, DC, she continues to lead workshops, volunteer with spoken word-based charities, and rock open mics in the area.