Terri Brown-Davidson teaches creative writing/English at the University of New Mexico and also works full-time as a poetry and fiction coach. Her work is represented by Sandra Dijkstra and includes a memoir in progress, Dojo Woman, and a new novel she’s working on, The Silent Seven. She received the 2007 New Mexico Writer’s Scholarship from A Room of Her Own Foundation and a recent Dillman’s Resort scholarship in visual art.

Daphne Buter lives in the Netherlands. She published two books in Dutch with De Bezige Bij & Thomas Rap publishers. Her stories have appeared in Snow Monkey, Cadenza, FRiGG, Dicey Brown, SmokeLong Quarterly, Sleeping Fish, and Night Train.

Cheryl Chambers is a poet and fiction writer. Her work has appeared in Per Contra, Eclectica, The Binnacle, and The Hiss Quarterly, among others. She is also an associate editor for Vestal Review.

Scott Garson’s stories have appeared in the New Orleans Review, Juked, Puerto del Sol, Quick Fiction, elimae, and others. He edits a new online journal of very short fiction, Wigleaf.

Michael Leone has been published or will be published in Sou'wester, Saranac Review, North Atlantic Review, Green Mountains Review, and The Jabberwock Review. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle and writes reviews for the San Francisco Chronicle, the Plain Dealer, and the Kansas City Star. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and daughter.

Mark McLaren lives in Sweden. He is a radio producer, freelance researcher, co-owner of sijis records, and a volunteer for a journal of feminist speculation. Mark recently completed an M.A. in oral history at Sussex University. These are his first published stories.

Thylias Moss is a Professor of English and a Professor of Art and Design at the University of Michigan. Her latest book is Tokyo Butter. For information about her current projects, see her Comments.

Kristine Ong Muslim has more than six hundred poems and stories that are published or forthcoming in over two hundred journals and magazines worldwide. Her work has recently appeared in Blue Fifth Review, Dog Versus Sandwich, Farrago’s Wainscot, GlassFire Magazine, Pank, Grasslimb, GUD Magazine, and Novelletum.

Gabriel Orgrease was raised in northern Appalachia and now resides on the south shore of Long Island halfway between NYC and Montauk. Past appearances include FRiGG, Gator Springs Gazette, Night Train, Tothworld (podcast), Opium Magazine, insolent rudder, Stoney Lonesome, Stile, and magazine minima. His blog can be found at orgrease-crankbait.blogspot.com and he can be reached via e-mail at orgrease@optonline.net.

Joseph R. Trombatore is a Pushcart nominee whose award winning collection of poems, Screaming at Adam, was published by Wings Press, 2007. Poems from The Vampire Poems, which was a finalist in The Panhandler Chapbook Contest, and Raw Honey, a new, full-length collection of poems, soon to be submitted for publication, have or will soon appear in Babel Fruit, Clean Sheets, JASAT (Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas), Origami Condom, Right Hand Pointing, Spoken War, and The Poet Magazine.

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