Scott Carter
is from Toronto and his short fiction has appeared in various literary journals across North America including Lichen, Littoral West, Cenotaph, tsur, Inertia, Paumanok Review, and The Muse Apprentice Guild. He has written three short films that debuted in Los Angeles at the Exploading Cinema Film Festival as well as playing at the Toronto Online Film Festival, the Yorkton Film Festival in Saskatchewan and The Digital Gun Film Festival in Toronto. He has recently optioned a feature screenplay with Caliban Productions. He can be contacted at

Alan M. Danzis
is a recent graduate from Loyola College in Maryland and now works as an Assistant Account Executive at Spector and Associates, a PR firm in NYC. He has had seven stories featured in over ten e-zines last year, including Writer's Monthly, Word Riot, and Ink Magazine. He's also appeared in print: "New Journey" was published in Scribble, a Baltimore literary magazine, last spring. He always credits his parents, his brother, his dog, and his friends as his various muses. And he thanks them for being easily manipulated into characters for his stories. You may write to him at

Gerard Marconi
lives in Maryland, where he teaches humanities on the Internet and pursues his passion for visiting museums and writing about famous artists or works of art. He has never seen the Woman of Willendorf, but he credits Alex Chee at the Wesleyan Writers Conference for urging him to pursue the serendipitous nature of this story. He has studied fiction writing in workshops at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Iowa Summer Writing Program, and won Honorable Mention in the Richard Yates Short Story Competition sponsored by Night Train magazine. He can be reached at
(email address updated 26 June 2005).

Jordan Rosenfeld
is the co-founder/editor of H.E.R. Magazine, and a past editor for both Moxie Magazine and Word Riot Literary Journal. She has completed two novels and is the radio host of "Word by Word," a literary show on KRCB ( Her writing has been featured recently in issues of Skyline Magazine, InkPot Literary Journal, and is forthcoming in the anthology Food, Foibles & Family Traditions. She is the editor of the anthology Zebulon Nights, released in September 2003 from Word Riot Press. You may write to her at