Our amazing contributors!

Hadley Austin

Hadley Austin is a writer, History teacher, and currently grounded aerialist living in Chicago.

Nancy Behall

Nancy Behall is a Chicago photographer, Doctor of Physical Therapy student, and circus enthusiast. Drawing from a breadth of interests and a lifelong affinity to anatomy, she is always seeking out different ways to explore and represent the beauty of the body’s form and function.

Dan Carroll

Dan Carroll creates comics, many of which can be found at He keeps his drawing arm limber by carrying a forty-pound weight at all times.

Jamie Friedland

Jamie Friedland is a Chicago-based nature and urban photographer by night (or vacation) who doubles as an environmental lawyer by day.

Susan Golland

Susan Golland is an Exhibition Developer at the Field Museum and is the co-creator the event series That Belongs in a Museum.”

Joe Mason

Every detail about Joe Mason comes out quirky. He can’t even put on a shirt without it being brightly colored or embroidered. It’s probably to be expected from someone who hosts Shameless Karaoke part time, plays theremin in the White City Rippers, sings in the punk rock a cappella Blue Ribbon Glee Club and writes blogs for

Scott Priz

S. Montgomery Priz, E.E.E., has been a Chicago Historical enthusiast since at least 1995, with a specializing on Alderman Bathhouse John Coughlin and Billy Caldwell.  He lives in Chicago, with his wife and dog, one of whom is the editor.

Susan Yount

Susan Yount is editor and publisher at Arsenic Lobster Poetry Journal and founder of Misty Publications. She lives in Chicago and works fulltime at the Associated Press. Keep up with her poetry tarot project here:

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