MIHO KINNAS is a Japanese poet and translator. Her two collections of poetry are Today, Fish Only and Move Over, Bird (Math Paper Press). Twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize, her most recent poems, book reviews, and translations are found in Tokyo Poetry Journal, The Best American Poetry 2023, Soul Spaces: Poems on Cities, Towns and Villages, The Petigru Review, and Alluvium: Literary Shanghai. She operates a pop-up community bookshop, An Island Bookshelf, on Hilton Head Island, SC where she lives and swims.
E. ETHELBERT MILLER is a literary activist and author of two memoirs and several poetry collections. He hosts the WPFW morning radio show On the Margin with E. Ethelbert Miller and hosts and produces The Scholars on UDC-TV which received a 2020 Telly Award. Miller is Associate Editor and a columnist for The American Book Review. He was given a 2020 congressional award from Congressman Jamie Raskin in recognition of his literary activism, awarded the 2022 Howard Zinn Lifetime Achievement Award by the Peace and Justice Studies Association, and named a 2023 Grammy Nominee Finalist for Best Spoken Word Poetry Album. Miller’s latest book is How I Found Love Behind the Catcher’s Mask, published by City Point Press.