James Dissette is a book designer and limited edition letterpress book printer in Chestertown, Maryland. His book of poetry, Fierce Blessings, may be found at www.chesterriverpress.com.
Timothy Hedges is currently on a fellowship in the MFA program at the University of Michigan where he recently won a Hopwood Award. His fiction has appeared in Sycamore Review, Cicada, and Soundings East. Another story was recently a finalist in Glimmer Train's "Family Matters" contest. hedges@umich.edu.
Amorak Huey's work has appeared recently or is forthcoming in Subtropics, Crab Orchard Review, Gargoyle, Barrelhouse, Controlled Burn, and other journals. amorakhuey@comcast.net.
Paul Lieber produces and hosts Why Poetry, a radio show on Pacifica Radio in L.A., KPFK. His poems have been published in Askew, Eclipse, Spot Lit, Poemeleon, Solo, New York Quarterly, Santa Barbara Review, Spillway, and other places. He works as an actor and lives with his wife and son in Venice, California. paullieber.com.
Shari Stenberg’s essays have appeared in Motherverse and Ruminate. Her academic work is published in College English, Composition Studies, and symploke. She is also the author of Professing and Pedagogy: Learning the Teaching of English (NCTE). She teaches writing and rhetoric at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. sstenberg2@unl.edu.
Jenniey Tallman is an American living in Canada. Schooled as a visual artist, she now spends much of her time in front of a keyboard where she sometimes writes and sometimes edits text books, often bribing her three young sons into letting her do the former. This is her first publication. jitallman@yahoo.ca.
Valerie Vogrin's novel, Shebang, was published in 2004 (University Press of Mississippi). Her short stories have appeared in Ploughshares, AGNI, The Florida Review, Natural Bridge, Black Warrior Review, and elsewhere. She is currently an associate professor of English at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, where she also serves as prose editor of Sou’wester. vvogrin@siue.edu.
Reed Wilson's poetry has appeared in The Antioch Review, Natural Bridge, and The Chattahoochee Review. He directs the undergraduate Research Center for the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at UCLA, and teaches in the UCLA English Department. rwilson@college.ucla.edu.