Elizabeth Deanna Morris Lakes was born in Harrisburg, PA and has a BA in Creative Writing from Susquehanna University and an MFA from George Mason University. She is a writer, editor, & parent. Her writing has appeared in The Rumpus, Cartridge Lit, Crab Fat Magazine, SmokeLong Quarterly, and cahoodaloodaling. She is the blog editor of The Collagist. Her name is a line of iambic pentameter.

Find her @exclamate on Instagram, @exclamate_ on Twitter, and at elizabethdeannamorrislakes.com


Will Hoffacker was born and raised in Queens, NY, and now lives in Tucson, AZ. He studied creative writing at Susquehanna University (B.A., 2012) and Ohio University (M.A., 2014). He is a co-editor of Cartridge Lit, an online lit mag dedicated to poetry and prose inspired by video games.

Links to his published works are collected on his website, williamhoffacker.com. Follow him @YoungestOfOne on Twitter and Letterboxd.