Needle Can, The

Needle Can, The
The Needle Can Anthology is a small collection of poetry by CX Dillhunt, Drew Dillhunt, Emily Johnston and Teresa Mei Chuc. CX DILLHUNT was born in Green Bay and is fluent in the Wisconsin dialect. He learned to write and to tell stories from his mother, to sing and to pray from his father; he is grateful for his six brothers and five sisters for magnifying these gifts and teaching him confidence and how to play with others. CX is author of Girl Saints (Fireweed, 2003), Things I've Never Told Anyone (Parallel, 2007), and editor of Hummingbird Magazine of the Short Poem DREW DILLHUNT is author of the online chapbook 3,068,518 (Mudlark, No. 39, 2010). His writing has also appeared in VOLT, Eclectica, Jacket2, and Tarpaulin Sky. He was selected as a finalist for the 2009 National Poetry Series. His first full-length poetry collection, Leaf is All, is forthcoming from Bear Star Press in 2015. Drew is a member of the Seattle-based band Answering Machines, and the Associate Editor of Hummingbird Press. EMILY JOHNSTON is a Seattle writer; her first book, Her Animals, is forthcoming from Hummingbird Press in 2015. She has also been published in Slate, Rain Taxi, Truthout, The Oregonian, and The Stranger. TERESA MEI CHUC is the author of two poetry books, Red Thread (Fithian Press, 2012) and Keeper of the Winds (FootHills Publishing, 2014). Her poetry appears in numerous journals and anthologies and is forthcoming in the anthology, Inheriting the War: Poetry and Prose by Descendants of Vietnam Veterans and Refugees. Teresa's new poetry book, Song of Bones, is forthcoming from Many Voices Press in 2016.