L. Ward Abel

L. Ward Abel lives in rural Georgia and has been published at The Reader, The Yale Anglers’ Journal, Versal, The Pedestal and elsewhere. He has recently been nominated for “Best of the Web.” He is the author of Peach Box and Verge, Jonesing For Byzantium, The Heat of Blooming, Torn Sky Bleeding Blue and the forthcoming American Bruise.

James Tadd Adcox

James Tadd Adcox has work in Kill Author, Another Chicago Magazine, and PANK, among other places. He lives in Chicago, where he edits Artifice Magazine. His first book, The Map of the System of Human Knowledge, is forthcoming in 2012 from Tiny Hardcore Press.

Gene Albamonte

Gene Albamonte’s fiction has appeared in Southern Indiana Review, Clapboard House and The Menda City Review. A story of his was named one of the top 25 in Glimmer Train’s January 2008 Family Matters competition, earning a Finalist position. He currently writes a weekly column for PANK Magazine’s blog.

Hobie Anthony

Hobie Anthony writes prose and poetry in Portland, OR. He can be found or is forthcoming in such journals as The Los Angeles Review, Jersey Devil Press, R.kv.r.y., Wigleaf and elsewhere. He is now focused on putting together a new book.

Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz

Cristin O’Keefe Aptowciz is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Everything is Everything. She is also the the author of the nonfiction book, Words In Your Face: A Guided Tour Through Twenty Years of the New York City Poetry Slam. Most recently, she was named the 2010-2011 ArtsEdge Writer-In-Residence at the University of Pennsylvania to work on a book about medical oddities. More at www.aptowicz.com.

Barry Basden

Barry Basden is coauthor of CRACK! AND THUMP: WITH A COMBAT INFANTRY OFFICER IN WORLD WAR II and edits Camroc Press Review.

Ashley Bethard

Ashley Bethard should have been born in a time where pompadoured hair and red lips were the golden standard. Find her at ashleybethard.tumblr.com.

Chelsea Biondolillo

Chelsea Biondolillo’s prose has appeared in Diagram, The Rumpus, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Sea Stories, and The Rio Review. She recently held a hummingbird in the palm of her hand.

Annette C. Boehm

Annette C. Boehm is a bilingual poet from Germany. She likes her tea black, her eggs runny, her bags light, and her shelves overflowing.

Doug Bond

Doug Bond has endured life in Manhattan and along the Western fault lines, most recently in San Francisco. His short stories and poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Necessary Fiction, Metazen, The Northville Review and Camroc Press Review, from whom he has the honor of a 2010 Best of the Net nomination.

J. Bradley

J. Bradley is the author of Dodging Traffic (Ampersand Books, 2009). He is the Interview Editor of PANK Magazine and lives at iheartfailure.net.

Gerri Brightwell

Gerri Brightwell is a British writer living in Alaska with her husband and sons. She has two published novels: Cold Country and The Dark Lantern. Her writing has also appeared (or is forthcoming) in The Guardian (UK), Camera Obscura, Camas, Word Riot, Bound-Off, Bartleby Snopes and the Dirty Napkin. She teaches in the M.F.A. program at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

Chloe Caldwell

Chloe Caldwell lives in upstate New York. Her first book, “Legs Get Led Astray” will be released by Future Tense Books in April 2012. You can find out more about her at her website.

Jonathan Callahan

Jonathan Callahan’s fiction appears or is forthcoming in Unsaid, Pank, Witness, The Collagist, >;kill author, Fringe, Washington Square Review, The Lifted Brow, and elsewhere.

Joseph Cassara

Joseph Cassara is currently a student in the writing program at Columbia. His work has appeared in PANK, The Faster Times, and the blogs of both Electric Literature and American Short Fiction, among others.

Elaine Castillo

Elaine Castillo was born in the San Francisco Bay Area and now lives in England. Her writing can be found in PANK‘s Queer Issue, >; kill author and Everyday Genius. She has recently completed a novel called Postcard, about Sappho, migrants and detention centers in Europe. She blogs regularly for PANK, and at http://elainecastillo.tumblr.com.

Richard Chiem

Richard Chiem is the author of the e book WHAT IF, WENDY, from Pangur Ban Party. He is the winner of the UCSD Stewart Prize in Poetry 2009 and is a Pushcart Prize nominee. His work has appeared in Monkeybicycle, kill author and decomP, and is forthcoming in Magic Helicopter Press, Mud Luscious Press and SLAB Literary Magazine. He is currently working on his novel, BLOWING UP LOS ANGELES.

Myfanwy Collins

Myfanwy Collins’s work has appeared in The Kenyon Review, AGNI, Cream City Review, Quick Fiction, Mississippi Review, Potomac Review, Saranac Review and elsewhere. She is the recipient of the 2010 Flatmancrooked fiction prize.

Shome Dasgupta

Shome Dasgupta is the author of i am here And You Are Gone. He lives in Lafayette, LA and teaches at South Louisiana Community College. His writing has appeared, or will appear in Drunken Boat, Mad Hatters’ Review, Everyday Genius, Lies/Isle, H_NGM_N and elsewhere.

mensah demary

mensah demary’s fiction has appeared in Up The Staircase, Monkeybicycle and is forthcoming in 4’33” and PANK Magazine, also contributes a weekly column for PANK Magazine’s blog. He currently lives in southern New Jersey. More at http://www.mensahdemary.com.

Erik Doughty

Erik Doughty is an Asian-American writer whose work is forthcoming in Flywheel Magazine and NANO Fiction. He studies law and carries a notebook, an air guitar, and an inhaler with him wherever he goes. More of his stories can be found here.

Jacqueline Doyle

Jacqueline Doyle’s flash has recently appeared in 5_trope, elimae, flashquake, blossombones, Tattoo Highway, Monkeybicycle, Staccato Fiction, LITnIMAGE, Everyday Genius, and numerous other journals. She has fiction and creative nonfiction published and forthcoming in Blood Orange Review, Front Porch Journal, Pear Noir!, Prick of the Spindle, California Northern Magazine, and Bartleby Snopes. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she teaches at California State University, East Bay.

Katie Eisenberg

Katie Eisenberg isn’t qualified to talk about anything, really. She spends most of her time pretending to be a performer, writer, and artist in New York City. There are some people who sometimes mistake her for someone who is, in fact, qualified, and, as a result, she is given jobs and gigs and praise, which she may or may not deserve. Learn just how unqualified she is at www.katie-eisenberg.com.

Grant Faulkner

Grant Faulkner’s work has appeared in The Southwest Review, Gargoyle, Word Riot, The Berkeley Fiction Review, The Big Ugly Review, Ink, and Transfer, in addition to writing book reviews for The Bay Guardian. He’s currently managing editor of the National Writing Project.

Erin Fitzgerald

Erin Fitzgerald’s fiction has appeared in Necessary Fiction, Monkeybicycle, PANK and Wigleaf. She lives, writes, and plays video games in western Connecticut.

Heather Fowler

Heather Fowler received her M.A. in English and Creative Writing from Hollins University. She was Guest Editor for Zoetrope All-Story Extra in March and April of 2000. Her poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, was recently featured at The Nervous Breakdown, poeticdiversity, and The Medulla Review. Please visit her website.

Kate Fujimoto

Kate Fujimoto is a starving college student, a musician of sorts, a dabbler, a loiterer, from Hawaii, trying to think of catchy two-word phrases to use in minor vandalism, good at making lists, nineteen.

Faith Gardner

Faith Gardner lives in Oakland. She has work in or forthcoming in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Word Riot and PANK. She can be found here.

Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay’s writing appears or is forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, Mid-American Review, Cream City Review, Annalemma, McSweeney’s (online), and others. She is the co-editor of PANK, an assistant professor of English at Eastern Illinois University, and can be found at http://www.roxanegay.com. Her first collection, Ayiti, will be released in 2011.

Tyler Gobble

Tyler Gobble is blog editor of The Collagist, a contributor at Vouched Online, and lead poetry editor of The Broken Plate. His work has appeared or is forthcoming from Everyday Genius, Smalldoggies Magazine, Metazen and elsewhere. He blogs here.

Danny Goodman

Danny Goodman holds an MFA from the University of New Orleans and teaches both creative writing for the Gotham Writers’ Workshop and English for SEO’s High School Scholars Program in NYC. His wor has appeared or is forthcoming in Flatmancrooked, Brevity, Found Press, and Wufniks. A two-time recipient of the Samuel Mockbee Award in Nonfiction, he runs the litblog, fwriction, edits the fwriction : review, and lives in Brooklyn.

Brad Green

Brad Green lives in North Texas with his wife and three children. He’s the assistant editor at PANK and Dirty Noir. His work can be found in Surreal South ’11 and many other places. Find him online at http://about.me/bradgreen.

Tawnysha Greene

Tawnysha Greene received her M.A. from Auburn University and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in fiction writing at the University of Tennessee. Her work has appeared in various literary journals including The Foundling Review and Wigleaf and is forthcoming in The Southern Humanities Review. She can be found online here.

Sara Habein

Sara Habein writes both fiction and non-fiction, and she is the editor of Electric City Creative. Her work has appeared on Pajiba, The Rumpus and her own site, Glorified Love Letters. Two of her short stories will appear in the inaugural issue of RiverLit. She lives in Great Falls, Montana.

Justyn Harkin

Justyn Harkin most recent stories have appeared Hobart (web), Bound Off, and Annalemma. He is associate editor of Fiction at Work, and occasionally updates justynharkin.com.

Cynthia Hawkins

A graduate of the creative writing program at SUNY Binghamton, Cynthia Hawkins’ creative work has appeared in publications such as Stymie Magazine, ESPN the Magazine, Monkeybicycle, Passages North, Our Stories, The Big Jewel, and Parent:Wise Magazine. She currently lives in San Antonio, Texas where she works as a freelance writer, contributes regularly at The Nervous Breakdown, and sometimes blogs here.

Joshua Helms

Joshua Helms is an MFA candidate at the University of Alabama and an assistant editor for Black Warrior Review. His poems and fictions have appeared or are forthcoming in Copper Nickel, elimae, Monkeybicycle, NANO Fiction, PANK, Stoked, and TYPO.

William Henderson

William Henderson has written for local and national newspapers and magazines, including the Advocate; the Boston Globe; the Seattle Post-Intelligencer; Stork, an Emerson College publication; and the New England Blade, where he served as editor. He writes a weekly column, “Dog-Eared,” for Specter Literary Magazine, and he will be included in the forthcoming anthology, Stripped.

Aubrey Hirsch

Aubrey Hirsch’s work has appeared in journals like Hobart, PANK, Third Coast, Annalemma and Smokelong Quarterly, among others. A two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, she has also been honored with a nomination for the Micro Award and as a finalist in Glimmer Train’s Fiction Open. Aubrey currently lives in Colorado Springs where she is at work on a novel with the support of the Daehler Fellowship. She remarks about the writing life here.

Tiff Holland

Tiff Holland’s work has appeared in over a hundred litmags, e-zines and anthologies and her work has twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She completed her PhD at The Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi. She teaches at Austin Community College.

Jessica Hollander

Jessica Hollander is in the MFA program at the University of Alabama. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Cincinnati Review, >; kill author, Pank, Sonora Review, and wigleaF, among others. You can find her at jessicahollanderwriter.com.

Omar Holmon

Omar Holmon graduated from Rutgers with a degree in English. He can be found performing his poetry in slam competitions and venues in New York and New Jersey. He is a 4 time Grandslam champion LoserSlam (2008-2009), Nuyorican Poets Cafe (2009), Urbana (2010) and has had his work published in online literary journals such as PANK and The Legendary.

Jeanne Holtzman

Jeanne Holtzman is an aging hippie, writer and health care practitioner, not necessarily in that order. Her work has appeared in Night Train, BLIP Magazine, The Los Angeles Review, JMWW, Annalemma and elimae.

Rose Hunter

Rose Hunter’s writing can be found at Whoever Brought Me Here Will Have To Take Me Home. Her book of poetry, to the river, was published by Artistically Declined Press. She edits the poetry journal YB, and lives in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Jamie Iredell

Jamie Iredell is the author of two books: Prose. Poems. a Novel. (Orange Alert Press, 2009), and The Book of Freaks (Future Tense Books, 2011). His writing has appeared in many magazines, both online and in print, such as The Literary Review, Opium Magazine, and PANK. He lives in Atlanta.

Joe Kapitan

Joe Kapitan’s writing has appeared in elimae, Necessary Fiction, Emprise Review, PANK, and others.

Marian May Kaufman

Marian May Kaufman writes a film review column and interns for the literary blog website, HTMLGiant.

Thomas Kearnes

Thomas Kearnes is an author from East Texas. He is an atheist and an Eagle Scout. His fiction has appeared in PANK, Storyglossia, Night Train, JMWW Journal, 3 AM Magazine, SmokeLong Quarterly, wigleaf, Word Riot and other venues. He writes memoir for Flash Fiction Chronicles. He has also appeared in gay, horror, fantasy and erotica publications. He is a former Pushcart Prize nominee.

Jen Knox

Jen Knox earned her MFA from Bennington’s Writing Seminars, and she now works as a fiction editor at Our Stories Literary Journal and a creative writing professor at San Antonio College. She has authored a memoir, Musical Chairs, and a collection of short stories entitled To Begin Again (March, 2011).

Alexandra N. Kontes

Alexandra N. Kontes’ work has appeared most recently in Flywheel Magazine. Please visit her website.

Kara Jansson Kovacev

Kara Jansson Kovacev is an artist living in New York City. Her iPhone/iPad drawings have been featured in the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, Beautiful Decay, Electric Lit’s Outlet, the Incliner and WNYC. She is a founder of iAMDA (International Association of Mobile Digital Artists). Her work can be seen at www.cloudbuilder.com

Madison Langston

Madison Langston lives in Tuscaloosa.

eleonora luongo

eleonora luongo is a New Jersey native with Italian and US citizenship. She is a web designer by day. The rest of the time, she makes things with words, yarn, or paper and occasionally teaches others to do the same. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing and book arts from Rutgers University in Newark. You can find her at knitandrun.tumblr.com or on Twitter as phigirl.

Dennis Mahagin

Dennis Mahagin is a poet from eastern Washington state. His work appears in Exquisite Corpse, PANK, 3 A.M., 42opus, Stirring, Juked, Night Train, The Nervous Breakdown, and many other literary venues. A chapbook of his poems, entitled Fare is forthcoming from Redneck Press in conjunction with the website, Fried Chicken and Coffee.

Ravi Mangla

Ravi Mangla lives in Fairport, NY. His very short stories have appeared or will soon appear in Mid-American Review, Los Angeles Review, SmokeLong Quarterly, Gigantic, and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. He keeps a blog at ravimangla.blogspot.com.

Cassie Mannes

Cassie Mannes is the Coordinating Editor of The Raleigh Review.

Matt Marinovich

Matt Marinovich’s first novel Strange Skies was published by Harper Perennial. His work has appeared in McSweeney’s, Esquire.com, Open City, Mississippi Review, Salon.com, Quarterly West, Poets and Writers, Sonora Review, 5_Trope, and other publications.

M.G. Martin

M.G. Martin is the author of One For None (Ink., 2010.) His work appears or is forthcoming in PANK, Mud Luscious, >; kill author, Everyday Genius & others. M.G. lives in Brooklyn with the lady poet: Tess Patalano & the lady dog: Ihu. Find him at mgmartin.tumblr.com & @themgmartin.

Lacey Martinez

Lacey Martinez has been published in Word Riot, PANK and elsewhere. Visit her online here.

Liz Masi

Liz Masi is from Darien, CT. An avid lover of poetry, she studies the craft and has worked on two literary magazines. Her work has been published in high school reviews as well as Kenyon Review Young Writer’s Edition 2008.

Cassie McDaniel

Cassie McDaniel has previously published poems and short fiction with Split Quarterly, The Mangrove Review, Labour of Love, The Rumpus Readers Report Back From, and many others. More at http://www.cassiemcdaniel.com.

Katie McDonough

Katie McDonough received her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from The New School in May, 2010. She works at the National Book Foundation in Manhattan and lives in Kensington, Brooklyn with her pet rabbit, Maple.

LaTanya McQueen

LaTanya McQueen’s stories have been published or are forthcoming in the North American Review, Potomac Review, The Robert Olen Butler Prize Stories, Fourteen Hills, and War, Literature, and the Arts, among others.

Judson Merrill

Judson Merrill’s work has appeared in Soon Quarterly and in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. He is a regular contributor to Electric Literature’s Outlet blog. For two years he was an editor for and a frequent contributor to the online magazine, 90ways.com. He is currently an MFA candidate at Brooklyn College.

Corey Mesler

Corey Mesler has published four novels, Talk: A Novel in Dialogue, We Are BillionYear-Old Carbon, The Ballad of the Two Tom Mores and Following Richard Brautigan, a full length poetry collection, Some Identity Problems, and a book of short stories, Listen: 29 Short Conversations. With his wife, he runs Burke’s Book Store, one of the country’s oldest independent bookstores.

Egan Millard

Egan Millard is from New York City. He is a student at the College of the Holy Cross, where he is a double major in English and Compulsively Watching ‘Law & Order’ On Netflix. He enjoys writing in all genres, photography, and theatre. His photography can be found here.

Leanne Hope Milway

Leanne Hope Milway lives and works in San Francisco while pursuing her master’s degree in creative writing. Her writing has appeared in Caesura, Bookmarks Magazine, Self, and on websites ranging from Yahoo! Personals to USAToday.com. She recently served as managing editor of Fourteen Hills, the San Francisco State University Review.

Steve Mitchell

Steve Mitchell has published fiction in Peregrine, Contrary and The Adirondack Review, among others. He has been nominated three times for the 2010 Pushcart Prize. He is currently working on a novel, Rags of Light. He can be found here.

Anis Mojgani

Anis Mojgani has two books published by Write Bloody Publishing and has had work appear in Rattle, Muzzle Magazine, and The Legendary. He lives in Austin, TX and can be found online at http://thepianofarm.com.

Sally Molini

Sally Molini co-edits Cerise Press. Her work appears or will appear in Barrow Street, American Letters & Commentary, Denver Quarterly, Diagram, and other journals. She lives in Nebraska.

Nicole Monaghan

Nicole Monaghan is editor of the flash fiction anthology En(Un)Gender Me, a collection whereby emerging and established authors’ bios will be featured at the end of the book, but names won’t be matched to pieces until one year after publication date. Nicole’s recent work appears in Storyglossia, PANK, Foundling Review, Negative Suck and Camroc Press Review.

Eric G. Müller

Eric G. Müller is a musician, teacher and writer. He has written two novels, Rites of Rock (Adonis Press 2005) and Meet Me at the Met (Plain View Press, 2010), as well as a collection of poetry, Coffee on the Piano for You (Adonis Press, 2008).

Matthew Zanoni Müller

Matthew Zanoni Müller was born in Bochum, Germany and grew up in Eugene, Oregon and upstate New York. He received his MFA from Warren Wilson’s MFA Program for Writers and currently teaches literature and writing at Columbia-Greene Community College. You can find him here.

Christina Murphy

Christina Murphy lives and writes in a 100 year-old Arts and Crafts style house along the Ohio River. Her writing appears in a number of anthologies and journals including, most recently, ABJECTIVE, A cappella Zoo, PANK, Word Riot, Fiction Collective, and LITnIMAGE. Her work has received Special Mention for a Pushcart Prize and has won the 2011 Andre Dubus Award for Short Fiction from Words and Images.

Shea Newton

Shea Newton lives in Idaho. His work has been featured in The Legendary and The New Flesh, among others.

Karol Nielsen

Karol Nielsen’s essays and poems have appeared in Guernica, Lumina, North Dakota Quarterly and elsewhere. She is the author of a memoir, Black Elephants, forthcoming from Bison Books/University of Nebraska Press. More here.

Gary Percesepe

Gary Percesepe is Associate Editor of BLIP Magazine (formerly Mississippi Review) and serves on the Board of Advisors for Fictionaut. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Salon, Mississippi Review, Antioch Review, New Ohio Review, PANK, elimae, Word Riot, Necessary Fiction, and elsewhere. His first novel, What May Have Been: Letters of Jackson Pollock and Dori G, written with co-author Susan Tepper, has been entered for a Pulitzer Prize in fiction.

Meg Pokrass

Meg Pokrass is the author of Damn Sure Right, a collection of flash fiction from Press 53. Meg writes flash fiction and poetry. She serves as Editor at Large for BLIP Magazine and before that, served for two years at SmokeLong Quarterly. Her work has appeared in close to one hundred online and print publications, including Mississippi Review, Wigleaf, Juked, Frigg and Wordriot. Meg blogs at http://www.megpokrass.com.

Shelagh Power-Chopra

Shelagh Power-Chopra’s work appears or is forthcoming in BLIP, failbetter, Juked, Electric Lit’s Outlet, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, The Significant Objects Project, Fwriction Review, Metazen and elsewhere.

Layne Ransom

Layne Ransom currently lives in Muncie, Indiana and is a co-editor of Stoked Journal. Her work has appeared in decomP, vis a tergo, amphibi.us, and others.

Michelle Reale

Michelle Reale is an academic librarian on faculty at Arcadia University, in the suburbs of Philadelphia. Her work has appeared in a variety of venues including elimae, Smokelong Quarterly, Eyeshot, The Los Angeles Review, JMWW and others. She was included in Dzanc’s Best of the Web 2010. Her chapbook Natural Habitat was published by Burning River Press in 2010.

Mark Reep

Mark Reep is an artist, writer, and editor of the online lit & arts magazine Ramshackle Review. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications including American Art Collector, Endicott Journal, Word Riot, and elsewhere. Mark lives and works in New York’s Finger Lakes region. More at http://markreep.net

JP Reese

JP Reese won the 2002 Graduate School Creative Writing Award and was on the editorial staff of River City while at The University of Memphis. Her work has appeared in Connotation Press, The Smoking Poet, SMITH Magazine and elsewhere. An Associate Professor of English, Reese won an award for Associate Professor of the Year in 2009.

Adam Reger

Adam Reger’s stories have appeared in the New Orleans Review, Juked, Pear Noir!, and White Whale Review. He lives in Pittsburgh.

Nicholas Ripatrazone

Nicholas Ripatrazone is the author of Oblations (Gold Wake Press 2011), a book of prose poems. His writing has appeared in Esquire, The Kenyon Review, West Branch, The Mississippi Review, The Collagist and Beloit Fiction Journal.

Andrew Roe

Andrew Roe lives in Oceanside, California. His fiction has appeared in Tin House, One Story, Glimmer Train, The Cincinnati Review and other publications. He keeps a blog here.

Ethel Rohan

Ethel Rohan, author of Cut Through the Bone, reads and writes, and also loves lots of other things.

Nick Rombes

Nick Rombes’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Oxford American, n+1, DeComp Magazine, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and other places. He’s the author of Ramones (from the 33 1/3 series) and A Cultural Dictionary of Punk. He writes the experimental 10/40/70 film column at The Rumpus.

Corey Sabourin

Corey Sabourin is a copyeditor for Rolling Stone and InStyle and has published in White Walls, WestEast, the Christian Science Monitor, Out magazine, and the Village Voice.

Daniel M. Shapiro

Daniel M. Shapiro is a schoolteacher who lives in Pittsburgh. Forthcoming works include the chapbook “Trading Fours” (Pudding House Press) and “Interruptions” (Pecan Grove Press), a collection of collaborations with Jessy Randall.

Karen Eileen Sikola

Karen Eileen Sikola holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction and a self-issued certificate in perfecting the grilled cheese sandwich. Her writing has appeared in several online literary journals, including Front Porch, Monkeybicycle, Wufniks, Pure Slush, and fwriction: review. She lives in Boston with her dog, Rilo.

Gareth Spark

Gareth Spark published his first book, a collection of poetry called At The Breakwater at age 22. He has since published two further collections (Ramraid and Rain in a dry land) as well as the crime thriller, Black Rain (Skrev Press, 2004).

David Spicer

David Spicer has published one full-length collection of poetry and five chapbooks of poems; he has published poems in Ploughshares, Santa Clara Review, Poetry Now, and many others.

Ben Tanzer

Ben Tanzer is the author of the books Lucky Man, Most Likely You Go Your Way and I’ll Go Mine, Repetition Patterns, 99 Problems and the forthcoming novels You Can Make Him Like You and My Father’s House. He also oversees day-to-day operations of This Zine Will Change Your Life.

Parker Tettleton

Parker Tettleton is an English major at the University of Mississippi. His work is featured in Dark Sky, >; kill author, DOGZPLOT & Mud Luscious, among other places. His chapbook Same Opposite is available from Thunderclap Press. Find more of his work here.

Gabriel Thibodeau

Gabriel Thibodeau writes children’s stories and creative content for Little Passports and studies English at UC Berkeley.

Nathaniel Tower

Nathaniel Tower writes fiction, teaches English, and manages the online lit magazine Bartleby Snopes. His short fiction has appeared in over 50 online and print magazines. A story of his, “The Oaten Hands,” was named one of 190 notable stories by storySouth’s Million Writers Award in 2009. His first novel, A Reason To Kill, is due out in July 2011. Visit him here.

David Trinidad

David Trinidad’s most recent books are The Late Show (2007) and By Myself (with D.A. Powell, 2009), both published by Turtle Point Press. Dear Prudence: New and Selected Poems is forthcoming from Turtle Point in fall 2011. Trinidad teaches poetry at Columbia College Chicago, where he co-edits the journal Court Green.

Helen Vitoria

Helen Vitoria lives and writes in Effort, PA. Her work can be found and is forthcoming in many online and print journals including: elimae, PANK, MudLuscious Press, >;kill author, Poets & Artists Magazine and Dark Sky Magazine. Her chapbooks: The Sights & Sounds of Arctic Birds and Random Cartography Notes are both available as e-chaps from Gold Wake Press, 2011. Find her here: http://helenvitoria-lexis.blogspot.com/.

Elizabeth Wade

Elizabeth Wade’s work has recently appeared in or is forthcoming from such journals as Kenyon Review Online, AGNI, Oxford American, Booth, DIAGRAM, PANK, Cave Wall, and others.

Judy Clement Wall

Judy Clement Wall is restless, insatiably curious and prone to believing impossible things. You can find her here.

Vallie Lynn Watson

Vallie Lynn Watson received her PhD from the Center for Writers and teaches creative writing at Southeast Missouri State. She recently guest-edited the inaugural issue of Blip Magazine (formerly Mississippi Review online), and has published her work in dozens of print and online literary magazines, such as PANK, Pindeldyboz, Staccato, Nano Fiction, Dozgplot, and Moon Milk Review.

Brandi Wells

Brandi Wells is an MFA candidate at the University of Alabama and has fiction in McSweeney’s, Hobart, Monkey Bicycle, and Dzanc’s Best of Web. She blogs here.

Dawn West

Dawn West (b. 1987) reads, writes, and eats falafel in Ohio. She can be found online at nouvelliste.tumblr.com.

Joshua Young

Joshua Young holds an MA in English from Western Washington University and will begin his MFA in Poetry at Columbia College Chicago in the fall. His book, When the Wolves Quit: A Play-in-Verse, is forthcoming from Gold Wake Press (2012), and his work has appeared in many journals both online and in print.

Bonnie ZoBell

Bonnie ZoBell has received an NEA, a PEN Syndicated Fiction Award, the Capricorn Novel Award, and a story from SmokeLong Quarterly was included in Wigleaf‘s Top 50. One of her stories was recently nominated for a 2011 Pushcart Prize by The Los Angeles Review, and another published by Storyglossia was named as a notable story of 2010 by storySouth‘s Million Writers Award. She received an MFA from Columbia, is Associate Editor of The Northville Review, and teaches at San Diego Mesa College.

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