Long time contributor of Painted Bride Quarterly, Kelly McQuain received the 2013 Presidential Diversity Award from Community College of Philadelphia! The award carries a stipend that he will use during summer 2013 to help cover travel to China, where he hopes to draft new poems. Recently McQuain was selected from candidates nationwide to attend a three-week field seminar in Chinese […]
Lauren Brazeal is currently earning her MFA in poetry from Bennington College. Her work has appeared in Folio, Natural Bridge, Verse Daily and Salamander among other journals. She’s currently working on a series about her time as a runaway in California.
Adrian Todd Zuniga
Adrian Todd Zuniga (born February 4, 1975), is the founding editor of Opium Magazine, and the co-creator and host of Literary Death Match, which is a reading series that occurs regularly in New York City, San Francisco and London, and has launched in 37 cities worldwide including Beijing, Edinburgh, Chicago and Paris. He was named […]
Major Jackson has been published recently in American Poetry Review, Boulevard, Callaloo, and Crab Orchard Review. He is an Assistant Professor of English at Xavier University of Louisiana and a 2000 Fine Arts Fellow in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Leslee Rene Wright
Leslee Rene Wright lives and teaches in Denver, Colorado. She is often torn between writing poetry or fiction, so instead she writes both. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Short, Fast and Deadly, Raleigh Review,Crab Creek Review, The Louisville Review, and others.
Mary Austin Speaker
Mary Austin Speaker is the author of four chapbooks: In the End There Were Thousands of Cowboys, Abandoning the Firmament (Menagerie Editions 2009 and 2010), The Bridge (Push Press 2011) and 20 Love Poems for 10 Months (forthcoming in 2012 from Ugly Duckling Presse). New work has recently appeared in Pleiades, Big Bell, Boston Review, H_NGM_N, […]