Shin Yu Pai is the author of AUX ARCS (La Alameda, 2013), Adamantine (White Pine, 2010), Sightings (1913 Press, 2007), and several other books. ENSO —a twenty-year survey of her work in poetry, book arts, visual and public art — is forthcoming from Entre Rios Books in Fall 2019.
She has been an artist in residence for Pacific Science Center, Seattle Art Museum, Jack Straw Cultural Center, and Town Hall Seattle. A former Stranger Genius Nominee in Literature, Shin Yu served from 2015 to 2017 as the fourth Poet Laureate of The City of Redmond.
She received her MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and attended the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa Institute.
Jazno Francoeur is a multi-disciplined writer and artist, having published his first volume of poetry, “Fountain Street,” in 2000.
He worked as a traditional Disney animator from 1992 until 2004, and for the last number of years has been the program director for DigiPen’s BFA programs in Redmond, Spain, and Singapore.
Jazno is an exhibiting photographer and former recording artist with the music ensemble, “mercymachine.”
He is currently editing his second volume of formal verse, a collection of sonnets, villanelles, sestinas, and blank verse, entitled “Hallucinations”.