ABOUT US

ABOUT THE EDITORS

Lise Weil Kristin Flyntz Melissa Kwasny

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Lise Weil, editor of Dark Matter Women Witnessing, was founder and editor of the US feminist review Trivia: A Journal of Ideas (1982-1991) and co-founder of its online offshoot Trivia: Voices of Feminism, which she edited through 2011 and which is now archived here

Her memoir, In Search of Pure Lust, appeared in 2018 with She Writes Press in the U.S. and Inanna Press in Canada. She lives in Montreal and teaches in Goddard College’s Graduate Institute, where she recently helped found a concentration in Embodiment Studies. www.liseweil.com

Kristin Flyntz lives in Northern Connecticut with her husband and two feline companions. By day, she is content editorial director for a corporation. Her interests include the Literature of Restoration as taught by Deena Metzger, and the principles and practices of Being Sanctuary, to which she was introduced by G.A. Bradshaw and the Kerulos Center for Nonviolence. As of this writing, she is engaged in a grassroots global effort to spare up to 1,500 Oak Elders from being felled by the French government to rebuild the spire of Notre Dame de Paris.

Melissa Kwasny is the author of six books of poetry, most recently Where Outside the Body is the Soul Today (University of Washington Press Pacific Northwest Poetry Series) and Pictograph (Milkweed Editions), as well as a prose collection, Earth Recitals: Essays on Image and Vision (Lynx House Press). She is the editor of Toward the Open Field: Poets on the Art of Poetry 1800–1950 (Wesleyan University Press) and co-editor, with M.L. Smoker, of the anthology I Go to the Ruined Place: Contemporary Poets in Defense of Global Human Rights (Lost Horse Press). Recently published by Trinity University Press, Putting on the Dog: The Animal Origins of What We Wear is her first book of nonfiction. She is currently serving as Montana Poet Laureate, a position she is sharing with M.L. Smoker.

Editor: Lise Weil
Assistant Editor: Kristin Flyntz
Melissa Kwasny: Poetry Editor
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