Tom Capelonga, Debora Lidov, and Syreeta McFadden
Tom Capelonga is a 27-year-old native of New York City. His poems have appeared in FourTwoNine Magazine, Podium, and the HIV Here & Now Project.
Debora Lidov is the author of Trance (Finishing Line Press, 2015). Her poems have appeared in Ars Medica, Cut Throat, Five Points, Salamander, upstreet, and The Threepenny Review. Debora is a medical social worker and lives in Brooklyn.
Syreeta McFadden is a columnist for Feministing, a contributing opinion writer for The Guardian US, editor of the online literary journal Union Station Magazine, and co-curator of the poetry and public art experiment Poets in Unexpected Places. Here essays and journalism have appeared in The Guardian, The New York Times Magazine, The Nation, BuzzFeed Ideas, NPR’s Code Switch and This Week’s Must Read, Fusion, Talking Points Memo, and Poets & Writers. Syreeta teaches writing, literature and humanities to community college kids in the New York area.