E.N.G. Jole (she/they) is a Portland-based transfemme non-binary lesbian multimedia artist, independent scholar, and support engineer from Los Angeles, CA. From a liberal arts background with experience in semantics, sociolinguistics, moral psychology, political philosophy, metaphilosophy, and more, they create queer visions of the world reflected through a pessimistic-realist utopian queer lens. More about them can be found here.

W.F. Umi Hsu, Ph.D.  (they/them/theirs) - fearless bureaucrat, 1/5 of Bitter Party

Jacob Alden Sargent, Ph.D.  (he/him/his) - pedagogical pioneer, 1/5 of Bitter Party