Leah Newsom is a fiction writer and Arizona native. She is an MFA candidate in fiction at Arizona State University and is the Communications Coordinator at the Institute for Humanities Research. She is (still) learning to ride her 1973 Vespa Rally 180 with great trepidation.
Chelsea Liston is an MFA candidate in poetry at Arizona State University and a recipient of a Global Residency Fellowship from the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing. While she enjoys teaching at ASU, she dreams of operating a successful berry farm one day.