Öykü Tekten is a poet, translator, and editor living between Granada
and New York. She also curates and organizes poetry and art events.
Miriam Atkin is a poet and critic based in the Hudson Valley. She is interested in poetry as a medium in conversation with avant-garde film, music, and dance.
Haleh Khojasteh is a Brooklyn-based painter, ceramicist and sculptor from Tehran. She is founder of the international arts project, Fahimi Sisters.
Born in Mêrîna in Êlih (Batman), Selim Temo is a Kurdish poet, translator, and scholar.
Born in Iran, Tara Homasi is a multimedia artist living in Queens, NY.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. I'm fresh, energized, and inspired by what the world has to offer.
Anna Ekros is a visual artist, writer and art historian based in Stockholm, Sweden.
Sousan Hammad has written features, essays, and op-eds for Al Jazeera English and Al Jazeera America, where she was a contributing writer.
Poet, novelist, translator, critic, and scholar Ammiel Alcalay teaches at Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY.
Suad Amiry (سعاد العامري) is an author and an architect living in Ramallah. Her book Sharon and My Mother-in-Law has been translated into 19 languages.
Devin Brahja Waldman is a New York multi-instrumentalist and composer. He has collaborated with his aunt Anne Waldman since the age of ten.
Anaïs Maviel's work focuses on the function of music as essential to settling common grounds, addressing Relation, and creating a utopian future.
Iemanjá Brown has worked as an educator in various settings, organizing environmental justice through direct action and art projects with young people.
Jonathan Wood Vincent has been singing since he cried on his mother's bosom and writing since he learned how to read.
Anne Waldman is a poet, performer, professor, editor, literary arts curator, and cultural activist. She is the author of numerous collections of poetry.
Tatiana Istomina is a Russian-born artist and writer living in New York. Her projects have been featured in exhibitions and screenings across the US and abroad.
William spends his time writing about the poets Adrienne Rich, Harryette Mullen, and Alice Notley, a fact about which he could not be happier.
Nicola Masciandaro (Professor of English, Brooklyn College, CUNY) is a writer and theorist in the spheres of medieval literature and mysticism.
Sara Deniz Akant is a Turkish-American educator, poet and performer. She is the author of Babette (2015), and two other poetry books.
Juan Codorníu es guitarrista original de la banda granadina Lagartija Nick.
Ethan Gould is an artist and writer living in Brooklyn.
Richard Area is a writer, playwright, and cultural critic/provocateur. He is the founder of the Psychic Readings Theatre Company.
Birhan Keskin is a poet and editor with several collections of poetry published in Turkish. She is also the winner of the most prestigious literary awards in Turkey.
Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves (NYC, 1980) is an artist concerned with postcolonial ethnobotany, the limits of language, and archive as medium.
Sahar Muradi is a writer, performer, and educator. She is author of the chapbook [G A T E S ] and has an MFA from Brooklyn College and an MPA from NYU.
Bejan Matur is a Kurdish poet from the Southeast Turkey. She is the author of Winds Howl Through the Mansions among many others.
Abiodun Oyewole is a poet, teacher, and founding member of The Last Poets, which laid the groundwork for the emergence of Hip-Hop.
Fernando Quigua appears writing, art bruting, brooding, and practicing dream ekphrasis and psychotherapy in New York City, where he persists.
Demet Arpacık is a doctoral student in the Language, Context, and Culture strand of Urban Education department at CUNY Graduate Center.
Franco Masciandaro (Ph.D., Harvard University) is Professor Emeritus and a specialist in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature.
Based in NY, Dijwar Karaman is a Kurdish musician and street performer. He was among the few selected by MTA’s Music Under New York in 2017.
Jaime Puerta is a filmmaker, producer, and actor based in New York and Granada. He is also the founder of AFILMS.
Floy Krouchi is a sound artist, bass player and electroacoustic composer from Paris.