Rose Swartz, poet and visual artist (and carpenter), dropped out on Orcas in February 2016. Rose came from Portland, Oregon and read from her most recent letterpress chapbook, Panhandle. Rose is originally from Kalamazoo, Michigan. Her other works include All Along the California Coast, a crown of sonnets (2014) and All The Old Things, a collection of photographs and prose poems (2016). http://www.roseswartz.com
Chelsea Werner-Jatzke of Seattle is the author of two chapbooks, Thunder Lizard (2016) and the forthcoming Adventures in Property Management. Werner-Jatzke is managing fiction editor at Pacifica Literary Review and editorial director at Conium Review. Chelsea brought to Orcas her most recent broadside, Controversial Fossil.