William Johnson is the Program Director for Lambda Literary, an organization dedicated to prompting LGBTQ literature. He is a contributing arts and culture writer for CrushFanazine and the publisher of Mary Literary, a literary journal dedicated to showcasing queer/gay writings of artistic merit.
Geoff Mak is the author of the novel LORDS, forthcoming on Picador USA in February 2018. He served as the founding fiction editor of The Offing, and has contributed arts coverage to publications including Forbes, Guernica, Mask, and The Los Angeles Review of Books. He divides his time between New York and Berlin.
Tess Lewis’s translations from French and German include works by Peter Handke, Anselm Kiefer, Alois Hotschnig, Lutz Seiler, Philippe Jaccottet, and Jean-Luc Benoziglio. She has been awarded grants from PEN and the NEA, the Austrian Cultural Forum New York Translation Prize for her translation of the novel Angel of Oblivion by FNL author Maja Haderlap, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She serves as an Advisory Editor for The Hudson Review and writes essays on European Literature for a number of journals and newspapers including The Hudson Review, World Literature Today, The American Scholar, and Bookforum. In 2014 and 2015, Ms. Lewis curated Festival Neue Literatur.