Katie Ellison is an author for a Penguin Random House childrens biography series, and she is currently working on a memoir tentatively entitled Everything We Wanted, pieces of which are published in Shenandoah, Crab Creek Review, Arcadia, Jewish in Seattle, and elsewhere. She holds a BA in English Lit from Wellesley and an MFA from the University of Idaho. She moved to Seattle in 2015, was a 2016-2017 Hugo House Fellow, a 2017 Centrum Fellow, and is a 2018 alum of the TENT program at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. 


Charles Gabel is a poet from Cincinnati, Ohio. Pieces of his most recent manuscript Oracular Organism can be found in New Delta Review, Dreginald, The Journal Petra, and Yalobusha Review. In addition to co-editing Coast|noCoast, Charles works in the writing center at an open-access college.


Erich Schweikher recently returned to Seattle after seven years of teaching and writing in Cincinnati. He is a college counselor and high school English/creative writing teacher. He teaches poetry and summer youth writing camps at Seattle's Hugo House. Erich's first publication was an anthology of nonfiction cycling stories.