Sacha Idell is a writer and translator from Northern California as well as coeditor and prose editor of the Southern Review. His stories appear in Ploughshares, New England Review, Electric Literature, and elsewhere. His translations include work by the Japanese writers Kyūsaku Yumeno and Toshirō Sasaki. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Aqsa Ijaz is a PhD student at the Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University. Her research focuses on the literary practices of early modern North India, especially of the Persian, Punjabi, and Urdu languages.