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Joe Milan Jr.

Joe Milan Jr. is a BMI PhD Fellow of Creative Writing at UNLV and an MFA graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts. He’s a Korean American hapa and lived in Korea for nine years. His work has appeared or is forthcoming from wonderful places like Broadstreet, the LA Review of Books, BooksActually’s Gold Standard 2016 anthology, The Kyoto Journal, LitroNY, Numero Cinq, and others.

Lilly Higgs

Lilly is an illustrator and comic artist working in her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, with her two cats, Peanut and Noodle. (Together they make Pad Thai.) The daughter of two authors, Lilly accepted her fate, knowing she was bound to do something creative. She attended Savannah College of Art and Design, including studying illustration in New York and Japan. Her previous publications include TokyoPop’s Gothic & Lolita Bible, F(r)iction #7, and Hazel.

First Featured In: No. 10, spring 2018

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