Diana Spechler is the author of the novels Who By Fire (Harper Perennial, 2008) and Skinny (Harper Perennial, 2011). She has written for the New York Times, GQ, CNN Living, Esquire, New York, Paris Review, the Wall Street Journal, Southern Review, Glimmer Train Stories, and elsewhere. She received her MFA degree from the University of Montana and was a Steinbeck Fellow at San Jose State University and the writer-in-residence […]
Karen Eileen Sisk’s poems have appeared or will appear in Permafrost, Harpur’s Palate, Barely South, Ellipsis, and Oxford Magazine. She received her MA in literature from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and is currently working on her PhD in English with a focus in Creative Writing at Oklahoma State University.
Elias Simpson tried to grow up in Iowa, where he now lives after the MFA stint at VT. He’s chief of the online art journal, Toad. He also has poems forthcoming from Cold Mountain Review, and Interim.
Taije Silverman is the author of Houses Are Fields, a book of poems published by LSU in 2009. She is the recent recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship and a Rose Fellowship and her new poems and translations are in issues of Five Points, Agni, The Harvard Review, and other journals.
Daniel M. Shapiro is a schoolteacher who lives in Pittsburgh. He is the author of How the Potato Chip Was Invented (forthcoming, sunnyoutside press) and co-author of Interruptions (Pecan Grove Press), a collection of collaborations with Jessy Randall. His poetry website is http://littlemyths-dms.blogspot.com/
Jessy Randall’s collection of poems A Day in Boyland (Ghost Road Press) was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award. Her most recent book, Interruptions (Pecan Grove Press), is a collection of collaborative poems written with Daniel M. Shapiro. She has a new collection, Injecting Dreams into Cows, from Red Hen, and her poems and other things have appeared or are […]