Maura Madigan
lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with her husband and daughters. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from CUNY Brooklyn College and writes fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Her work has appeared in Blueline, The Distillery, The Arabia Review, and
Escape from America Magazine.

Troy Morash
comes from Canada but has lived and travelled all over the world. He currently lives in Odessa, Ukraine where he teaches English and translates fairy tales. He has had his work published in magazines including Fables, Monkey Bicycle, The Rose and Thorn, ken*again, and PrinsessTarta. The character of Mrs. Mud originally appeared in the story "The Old Muds" in Fables, Spring 2002. His home site is www.geocities.com/troys_tales and he can be reached at troy99m@yahoo.ca.

Pam Mosher
is an attorney and lives in Colorado with her husband. Her work has appeared in Pindeldyboz, Wilmington Blues, and other publications. She can be contacted at pam_mosher@msn.com.

Paul Silverman
has worked as a sandwich man, olive packer, reporter and advertising creative director. One of his commercials won a Silver Lion at Cannes. His stories have appeared in South Dakota Review, North Atlantic Review, In Posse, Adirondack Review, Paumanok Review, Front Page Review, Timber Creek Review, Byline, Branches Quarterly and other literary publications, both online and print. New work will soon appear in Oyster Boy Review and The Worcester Review. He is married, has one daughter, and lives on Cape Ann, north of Boston. He can be reached at psilverman@verizon.net.