The stage is burned / down to the pit / but the actors have not died yet.
— Nizar Qabbani

The Fallujah Family

Our contributors:

Shahd Abusalama

Adam Cornford

Carrie Hunter

Carrie Hunter received her MFA/MA in the Poetics program at New College of California, edits the chapbook press, ypolita press, is on the editorial board of Black Radish Books, and co-curated the Hearts Desire Reading Series. Her chapbook Vice/Versa recently came out with Dancing Girl Press, her full-length collection, The Incompossible, was published in 2011 by Black Radish Books, and another, Orphan Machines, came out in 2015. She lives in San Francisco and teaches ESL.

Jon Leslie

Kevin Magee

Among other publications, Kevin Magee's poems have appeared in Conjunctions, Indefinite Space580 Split, Parthenon West Review and The Capilano Review.  Three books of poetry are currently out of print: Tedium Drum (San Francisco: lyric &, 1994), Recent Events (San Francisco: Hypobololemaioi, 1995), and Proletariaria (Espoo, Finland: Blue Lion Books, 2005).

Marcelle McIntosh


Jax NTP is propelled by absurdism, queer theory, and ecocriticism. Jax is writing a book-length-poem entitled Of Tendencies. Jax reads and writes reports for the Coffee House Press. Jax reads fiction for The Offing Magazine, reads poetry for By&By Poetry Lit, and edits poetry for Indicia Lit. Jax’s words have appeared in Cordite Poetry ReviewApogee Journal, and 3:AMMagazine. Jax holds an MFA in Creative Writing, Poetry from CSU Long Beach and teaches Critical Thinking & Composition at Golden West College, in Huntington Beach, CA. Click here for poetry portfolio.

Brian O'Callaghan

Greg Santos

Jeffrey Snodgrass

Sneha Subramanian Kanta

Sneha Subramanian Kanta is a student of literature and culture at the University of Plymouth, United Kingdom and has been awarded the prestigious GREAT scholarship. Postcolonial literature and literary theory and criticism are her areas of research interest. Her work has appeared or is to appear in Front Porch Review (IL, USA), Ann Arbor Review (MI, USA), Sahitya Akademi (India), moongarlic (Stoke-Upon-Trent, UK), Anti-Heroin Chic (NY, USA), Spillwords (Poland), Epigraph Magazine (Georgia, USA), NEW QUEST journal (India), Kitaab (Singapore), Chitralipi journal (India) and in poetry anthologies such as Dance of the Peacock (Hidden Brook Press, Canada), Suvarnarekha (India) and elsewhere.

Our Editorial Names (EB):

Angel Aragón Mureddu (Director)

Erik Noonan (Editor)

Hussein Balawi (Communication)

Other members of the Board have not given a disclosure permission, and so, we respect their privacy. In many places on the planet being part of an artistic resistance organisation like this one would pose serious problems and threats to personal integrity. We hope that in the future this will change for the better and that this anonymity issue does not cause any problems or second-thought upon the veracity of our manifesto or objectives.

If you want to be part of our Editorial Board, send an e-mail to Angel, the director, at:

Do not forget to include your contact info., CV/short bio and motivation, with a brief letter on why you want to be part of our project and why you think you are qualified. (Qualification is really subjective, so even if you have no credentials, do not hesitate in contacting us).