Ameerah Holliday, a former San Diego State University intern for two years, now directs all digital production of the annual and serves as Assistant Editor of the Kids San Diego Poetry Annual, debuting in December, 2017. She holds a BA from SDSU.
Seretta Martin holds an MFA from SDSU and hosts monthly New Alchemy Poetry readings. A finalist for the Philip Levine award, she helps direct Border Voices, co-edits Synesthesia Literary Journal and teaches at San Diego Writers, Ink and in area schools. She also serves the annual as a Regional Editor.
Michael Klam has served as curator of the San Diego Art Institute’s Poetry and Art program since 2001. He hosts events for SDAI at the Museum of the Living Artist in Balboa Park throughout the year. A poet whose work has appeared in the San Diego Poetry Annual, his newest collection is Cheapest Flight to Paradise (Puna Press: 2017). He operates San Diego literature and arts online for SDAI: poetryandartsd.com.
Anthony Blacksher, known as Ant Black in performance poetry circles, recently earned a PhD from Claremont Graduate Unversity. He is a professor at San Bernardino Valley College. His performance poetry has been posted on YouTube and has appeared in the San Diego Poetry Annual. He serves on the board of directors of the San Diego Entertainment + Arts Guild (SDEAG), the local 501(c)(3) arts non-profit that sponsors the annual.