Molly Schultz is studying to receive her MFA from the University of Idaho. She spent two years in Uzbekistan as a Peace Corps volunteer, and now resides in Moscow, ID. “Cooking the National Dish of Uzbekistan” is her first published essay.
Jonah Lehrer is a Contributing Editor at Wired and the author of How We Decide and Proust Was a Neuroscientist. He graduated from Columbia University and studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. He has written for The New Yorker, Nature, Seed, The Washington Post and The Boston Globe. He’s also a Contributing Editor at […]
Nina Furstenau teaches food and wine writing at the University of Missouri, writes a food column for Missouri Life magazine, and received the International Regional Magazine Association’s Award for Food Writing in 2009. She has recently completed a food memoir, Biting Through The Skin: Tales from an Indian Kitchen. She was a month-long resident at the […]
Ann Lightcap Bruno, a native of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, graduated from Brown University and Boston College. Her writing has appeared in such publications as Elimae, Memoir (and), The Rambler, and Mississippi Review Online. A teacher of English at the Wheeler School in Providence, Bruno lives in Cranston, Rhode Island with her husband and children.
Mariko Nagai’s work has received fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, UNESCO-Aschberg Bursaries for the Arts, Yaddo, to name a few. She has received the Pushcart Prizes both in poetry and fiction. Nagai’s collection of poems, Histories of Bodies, won the Benjamin Saltman Prize from Red Hen Press. Her first collection of stories, Georgic: Stories, […]
Kim Church’s last story in Painted Bride Quarterly, “Bullet,” was included in Flash Fiction Forward: 80 Very Short Stories (W.W. Norton), The Great Books Foundation Short Story Omnibus, and translated into Farsi as the title story in the 2009 Iranian anthology Golouleh. Her stories have also appeared in Shenandoah, Mississippi Review, North Carolina Literary Review, […]