Maya Salameh is a poet fellow of the William Male Foundation and Leonard Slade Endowment. Syrian by way of San Diego, she has performed her writing at venues including the Obama White House, Carnegie Hall, and her parents’ kitchen. Her poems have appeared in The Greensboro Review, Asian American Writer’s Workshop, and Burningword Literary Journal, among others. Maya is the author of rooh (Paper Nautilus Press 2020).
Sinejan Kiliç Buchina is an artist and arts educator, working in New York. She holds an MA from City University in New York (2019), and a BFA from Marmara University in Turkey (2007). Recent exhibitions include Walter Meade Gallery, NY (2020), Küf solo show at Amos Eno Gallery, NY (2019), Arts Depot, London, United Kingdom (2019), Tattoo Circus, London, United Kingdom (2019).