Jermaine Thompson was born and raised in Louisville (Lewisville), MS. He’s been writing poetry since he was 13 years old, inspired by having to memorize Langston Hughes “Dreams” for a Black History Program at his church. Jermaine has publications in The Pinch, Memorious, Whale Road Review & Southern Indian Review among others. Jermaine has an MFA in Poetry from UMKC and currently teaches Intro to Creative Writing there. He also teaches freshman and junior English at Pembroke Hill Upper School.
Jeremy Gulley is a writer and artist based in Kansas City.
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