natalie hanna is a queer, disabled, Ottawa-born lawyer of Middle-Eastern descent. She is the author of lisan al’asfour (ARP, 2022) and thirteen chapbooks, including machine dreams with Liam Burke (Collusion, 2021), nominated for the 2022 bpNichol Chapbook Award. She runs battleaxe press, a feminist small poetry press. Twitter @battleaxenat

Jennifer Pederson is an Ottawa poet, grandmother, teacher, and musician. Her poems appear at,, with battleaxe press and others. Her poem Man Again, selected by Phil Hall, won the 2011 Tree Reading Series Origami Crane award. She is the former director of The Sawdust Reading Series and is currently recording her second album.

Liam Burke is a writer and musician who lives in Ottawa on unceded Algonquin Anishinaabe land. He is the co-author of ‘Orbital Cultivation’ with Manahil Bandukwala (Collusion, 2021) and the bpNichol 2022 nominated chapbook 'machine dreams' with natalie hanna (Collusion, 2021). He is a member of long con magazine’s editorial board.
March 11th, 2023

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