Andrea Farber-DeZubiria is a physical therapist living in Fresno, California with her husband, teen daughters, cats and backyard chickens.
Matthew Brennan is a writer, editor, and translator from the Pacific northwest. His work has received numerous awards and fellowships, and more than sixty of his short fiction and literary poetry translations have been published in journals, including The Citron Review, SmokeLong Quarterly, Emerge Literary Journal, The Eunoia Review, and Superstition Review.
Mary Wood Bridgman is a lawyer and former corporate executive turned professional writer. Her work has appeared in national, regional, and local publications, from Chicken Soup for the Soul to her hometown newspaper, The Bradford County Telegraph.
John Davis Jr. is a Florida poet whose work has been published in literary journals internationally. He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and will receive his MFA in creative writing from University of Tampa in January 2014.
CG Fewston C.G. Fewston has an M.A. in Literature from Stony Brook University, an M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership and Administration, and from Southern New Hampshire University he has an M.F.A. in Fiction. He has stories and essays published in Bohemia, The Writer's Drawer, Moonlit Road, Nature Writing, Travelmag: The Independent Spirit, and Go Nomad and is a contributor to the Ho Chi Minh City’s premier English newspaper, Tuoi Tre.
Julie Gilbert is a recovering academic writer and librarian. Julie crafted her first novel in the margins of grad school notes, meeting minutes and grocery lists. While working on her second novel, Julie wandered through cemeteries, dragging
family and friends along for the ride.
Christine Gruber has had work featured in: North American Review, Writer's Digest, Writers' Journal, The Endicott Review, Thema, and Westward Quarterly.
Keshaune Hatchett was born in Canton, Ohio in 1975. He graduated from McKinley high school in 1993. He served his country in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged in 1997. He obtained his Associates degree in Criminal Justice from Beckfield college in 2012, and will attain his BA in June 2014. He had a short story titled, "Angel Among Us" published in the June 2013 issue of Cigale Magazine.
Helene Lovett is a writer from New Orleans, Louisiana. She has been published in Cadaverine Magazine and The Double Dealer.
Jeannette Leopold is a 22-year-old woman who teaches fourth grade. She loves fantasy novels and ice hockey.
Emilio Minichiello is a novice writer, trying to break through to the larger world. He lives in North Bellmore, Long Island.
Jon Sindell a human, he earns his bread as a humanities tutor. His short fiction has appeared or will appear in dozens of publications, including Hobart, Pithead Chapel, Word Riot, New South, Prick Of The Spindle, and Weave. He curates the Rolling Writers reading series in San Francisco.
Bill Schroeder is a widely traveled Canadian educator with varied interests. His previous publishing credits include the Journal of the African Literature Association, the Ottawa Citizen, Country Connection magazine, and others.
Parnell Stultz is an author of novels and short fiction currently living in Portland, Oregon with his wife and daughter.
Vivian Wallace considers herself Californian but has experienced several other places as well. She is currently studying English at the University of Iowa with intent to apply for the creative writing track.