Liz Betz writes from her heart, her over active imagination, and rural Alberta. She has enjoyed numerous publications. http://lizbetz.blogspot.ca

Jo-Anne Cappeluti's most recent poetry appears in Commonweal, Cultural Weekly, Marathon Literary Review, Lyric, and Alaska Quarterly Review. She also has a poem forthcoming in Oyez Review's winter issue and a creative nonfiction piece forthcoming in St. Katherine Review's winter issue. Her PhD in English comes from the University of California at Riverside.

Jeff Ewing is a writer from Northern California. His poems, stories, and essays have appeared in Sugar House Review, ZYZZYVA, Willow Springs, Utne Reader, Crazyhorse, Beloit Poetry Journal, Catamaran Literary Reader, and Southwest Review, among others. http://jeffewing.com/

Matthew Gallivan is a Canadian poet, currently working in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He has spent the last two years traveling and writing poetry and short fiction throughout Europe and Asia. This is his first publication in a literary magazine. gallivan.matt@gmail.com

Christopher Heffernan has had poetry and fiction published in The Writer's Journal, Liquid Ohio, The Believer, and other journals, as well as the anthology You're A Horrible Person, But I Like You. In 2015, his book of poetry and flash fiction, Rag Water, was published by Fly By Night Press. christopherheffernan1@gmail.com

Philip Jason's stories have been published or are forthcoming in magazines such as Prairie Schooner, The Pinch, Mid-American Review, Ninth Letter, Blue Earth Review, and Sou'wester. He also has poetry forthcoming in Canary. http://philipjason.com/

Adam "Bucho" Rodenberger is a thirty-seven-year-old writer from Kansas City. He has been published in many literary magazines, including Crack the Spine, Phoebe, Santa Clara Review, and Slice Magazine, and has been shortlisted for the Almond Press "Broken Worlds" fiction contest. http://triphoprisy.blogspot.com

Lilly Schneider's writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Willow Springs, Green Mountains Review, Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, The Huffington Post, and elsewhere. Raised in the Pacific Northwest, she is currently an MFA candidate in fiction at the University of Wyoming, where she loves and fears the wind. lillylillyschneider@gmail.com

Barbara Buckman Strasko is the author of two collections of poetry, Graffiti in Braille (2012) and a chapbook, On the Edge of Delicate Day (2008). She was the first Poet Laureate of Lancaster County (PA). Her poems have appeared in Best New Poets, Rhino, Poet Lore, Brilliant Corners, Ninth Letter, and Nimrod. Strasko was the 2009 Teacher of the Year for River of Words, a national environmental poetry and art contest for youth. http://barbarabuckmanstrasko.com/

Wendy Wisner is the author of two books of poems and her essays and poems have appeared in Prairie Schooner, Spoon River Review, Nashville Review, Minnesota Review, The Washington Post, Full Grown People, Brain, Child Magazine, and elsewhere. She lives in New York with her husband and two sons. http://wendywisner.com/