TR BRADY is a writer, fiber artist, and educator. Originally from the Arkansas Delta, she currently lives in Iowa City, Iowa. TR’s writing has recently appeared in Tin House Online, Sixth Finch, Quarterly West, Denver Quarterly, Diagram, Passages North, The Adroit Journal, Pleiades, The Arkansas International, and elsewhere. TR holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop where she was a Maytag Fellow and Teaching/Writing Fellow. TR currently teaches at the University of Iowa. With Maggie Nipps she is co-founder and co-editor of Afternoon Visitor, a new quarterly publication of poetry, hybrid text, visual poetry, and visual art.
BIANCA ABDI-BORAGI is a sculptor, video artist, performer and curator. She received her MFA from Yale school of Art in May 2017 and obtained her BFA from the National Superior School of Arts of Paris- Cergy, France. Her art works and films have been screened at independent cinemas such as Anthology Film Archive, UnionDocs, Video Revival, NY, the Whitney Humanity Center and Loria Center, New Haven, CT. She has exhibited her art works at NURTUREart Gallery, Chashama Gallery, Field Project Gallery, Galerie Protégé, The Border Space Project, The Clemente Soto Velez Center NY, throughout the United States and internationally in France, Germany, India, Italy, Scotland, and was recently awarded the recipient of the JUNCTURE Fellowship in Art and International Human Rights. She will be an artist in residence at NARS Foundation in Spring 2019 and was previously in residency at MASS MoCA museum’s studios, the Centquatre, Paris, France, Pact Zullverein, Essen, Germany, Cal’Arts, Los Angeles, USA.