The Editors


Stacia M. Fleegal

Teneice Durrant

In addition to being poetry co-editor of BL for nearly 10 years, Teneice Durrant has been editor and publisher of Winged City Chapbooks since 2008, and recently launched Argus House Press. She is the author of four chapbooks, most recently Night for Weeks (2014). Her poems have appeared in numerous literary magazines, including Valpairaso Poetry Review, The Weekly Rumpus, and Word Hotel. A 2014 Pushcart prize nominee, she also won the Kudzu Poetry Prize in 2013. Teneice holds the MFA in Writing from Spalding University and teaches in the English department at the Art Institute of Ohio-Cincinnati. Follow her on Twitter @teneiced.

In addition to being managing editor and poetry co-editor of BL for nearly 10 years, Stacia M. Fleegal has served in editorial roles with two newspapers, two academic presses, five independent presses and literary journals, and within four university and college departments. She is the author of two full-length and three chapbook poetry collections, most recently antidote (2013). She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2009, 2010, and 2013. Her poems have recently appeared in Best of the Net 2011, Fourth River, The North American Review, Lunch Ticket, UCity Review, Crab Creek Review, Barn Owl Review, and Knockout, and her essays have appeared in Luna Luna Magazine, Delirious Hem, and Revolution John, where she writes a monthly column. Stacia holds the MFA in Writing from Spalding University. She is an online writing instructor and blog/social media editor for the Elizabeth Ayres Center for Creative Writing and works in the Baker Institute for Peace & Conflict Studies at Juniata College. Follow her on Twitter @shapeshifter43 and visit her blog at