Bill Cook's short story, "Little Witches," first published here in our Spring 2008 issue, was subsequently reprinted in Wigleaf's Top 50 Very Short Fictions of 2009, Dzanc's (print) anthology Best of the Web 2009 and Great Jones Street. He has also published stories in Monarch Review, elimae, The New Flash Fiction Review, Smokelong Quarterly, and others.

Todd Davis is the author of six full-length collections of poetry, most recently Native Species (2019), in which the poems in this issue will appear, and Winterkill (2016), both published by Michigan State University Press. He's the winner of the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Prize, the Chautauqua Editors Prize, and the ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Silver and Bronze Awards. He teaches environmental studies, creative writing, and American literature at The Pennsylvania State University, Altoona College.

Ann S. Epstein writes novels, short stories, memoir, craft articles, and book reviews. Her novels include On the Shore (Vine Leaves Press, 2017), Tazia and Gemma (2018), and A Brain. A Heart. The Nerve. (Alternative Book Press, 2018). Her work also appears in many literary journals including PRISM International, Ascent, The Long Story, Saranac Review, The Madison Review, Passages North, William and Mary Review, and Sewanee Review, where she won the 2017 Walter Sullivan Prize. In addition to writing, she has a Ph.D. in developmental psychology and M.F.A. in textiles.

Ashley Jeanne Harris is currently an undergraduate student at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, where she is studying archaeology. This is her first publication in a national magazine.

Michael Lauchlan has published his work in New England Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, The North American Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Louisville Review, Poet Lore, and Poetry Ireland. His most recent collection is Trumbull Ave. from Washington State University Press.

Alex MacConochie has published his poetry in Roanoke Review, Stonecoast Review, Louisiana Literature, and elsewhere. He lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Michail Mulvey is a retired educator who taught for over four decades at all levels, from kindergarten to college. He holds an MFA in creative writing and has had short stories published in literary magazines and journals in the US, the UK, and Ireland. He took first prize in the 2007 Southern Connecticut State University Fiction Contest. His work has appeared in such publications as Johnny America, Scholars and Rogues, The Umbrella Factory, Prole, Poydras, The Front Porch Review, Roadside Fiction, Crack the Spine, Literary Orphans, and War, Literature and the Arts.

Twila Newey received her M.F.A in Creative Writing from Naropa University. Her poetry has appeared in Rust + Moth and on Poetry Breakfast. She has also completed her first novel, a portion of which won publication in Exponent II Midrash Contest. She lives in the mountains west of Denver, Colorado, with her husband and four children.

Kelly R. Samuels lives in the upper Midwest. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous journals, including The Carolina Quarterly, Sweet Tree Review, Salt Hill, Gone Lawn, Permafrost, and RHINO. Her chapbook, Words Some of Us Rarely Use, is forthcoming in January from Unsolicited Press.

Cammy Thomas is the author of two collections of poems from Four Way Books: Inscriptions (2014), and Cathedral of Wish, which received the 2006 Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. Her poems have been published in Tampa Review, The Missouri Review, Naugatuck River Review, and elsewhere. A recipient of a Ragdale Foundation fellowship, she lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.