Kara Mae Brown is currently an MFA candidate in Creative Writing at Emerson College in Boston where she is the nonfiction editor for Redivider, a graduate literary magazine. Her nonfiction has been previously published by The Susquehanna Review. You may contact her at karamaebrown@gmail.com.
Giano Cromley is a graduate of the fiction MFA program at the University of Montana. He has appeared in The Threepenny Review, Literal Latte, the German edition of Le Monde diplomatique, The Externalist, Swill Magazine and Word Riot. He recently won an Artists Fellowship Award from the Illinois Arts Council, and teaches English at Kennedy-King College in Chicago. Write to him at gianoc@gmail.com.
Katherine Karlin's work has appeared or is forthcoming in Alaska Quarterly Review, One Story, Other Voices, ZYZZYVA, and elsewhere. Her short story, "Bye-bye Larry" won a 2007 Pushcart Prize. You may reach her at kkarlin@usc.edu.
Other stories by Susan Niz from this series set in Guatemala, have been published in Opium Magazine and flashquake. A collection of some of the stories was named honorable mention in the 2008 Loft Mentor Series Competition with The Loft Literary Center of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Susan can be reached at susannizfiction@gmail.com.
Sarah Orton is a graduate of the University of Utah's Creative Writing program, and her work has appeared in The Harrow, Mytholog, and Prick of the Spindle. Contact her at sarah.rakel@gmail.com.