Apricity Press Issue 2 March 2017 - Page 63

Hailey Sounart recently graduated from Mills College with a BA in Dance and a BS in Biology. She loves to explore the intricacies of movement from the human level to the molecular and will continue to deepen this process.

Ivy Johnson is a poet and performance artist in Oakland, CA. Her book, As They Fall, is a pack of 110 notecards for aelatoric ritual, and was published by Timeless, Infinite Light in 2013. She is co-founder of The Third Thing, a feminist performance poetics collaboration with Kate Robinson. They have a self-titled chapbook from Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs which was published summer 2016. She is currently working on a book of poetry about the ecstatic entitled Born Again.

Javier Perez is a Salvadoran-American poet, teaching artist and MA student at the University of Cape Town. He is co-founder of Swarthmore College’s spoken-word collective OASIS (Our Art Spoken in Soul); a resident poet of the Cape Town-based collective, Lingua Franca Spoken Word Movement; and co-founder of the CYPHER (Cape Youth Poetry Hub for Expression & Rhythm). Javier's work appears in Acentos Review, Badilisha Poetry, and New Contrast Literary Journal.

John Paul Davis lives, works and writes in New York. His poems have apeared in numerous journals and his first collection, Crown Prince Of Rabbits, is forthcoming in December 2016, published by Great Weather For Media. You can find out more about him at http://www.johnpauldavis.org

Judah Levenson is a dancer, poet, and educator based in Brooklyn. He recently returned to the East Coast after 5 years in the Bay Area where he was teaching, writing, and studying dance at Laney College. Now in NYC, he is teaching at two middle schools, working on completing a poetry chapbook, interning with Movement Research, and performing with The Commons Choir.

Kaila Philo is a freelance writer based in Baltimore, MD. While she writes primarily arts criticism and reportage at the moment, she intends on pursuing a career as a novelist someday.

Katherine LaRue works at an ice cream parlor by day and on a book of poetry called Getting Better Machine by night. She lives in Portland, Oregon.