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Kevin Brown

Kevin Brown is an Associate Professor at Lee University and an MFA student at Murray State University. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The New York Quarterly, REAL: Regarding Arts and Letters, Connecticut Review, South Carolina Review, Stickman Review, Atlanta Review, and Palimpsest, among other journals. He has also published essays in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Academe, InsideHigherEd.com, The Teaching Professor, and Eclectica. He has one book of poetry, Exit Lines (Plain View Press, 2009), a forthcoming chapbook, Abecedarium (Finishing Line Press), and a forthcoming book of scholarship, They Love to Tell the Stories: Five Contemporary Novelists Take on the Gospels.

Katie Burpo

Katie Burpo hails from a small town in south-central Indiana that also seems “barely south.” Her fiction explores that interesting space. She is currently in her third year of the MFA at Western Michigan University. Her first publication, a creative non-fiction essay entitled “A Series of Wilderness Related Injuries,” is forthcoming in Chautauqua Literary Journal.

Matthew Daddona

Matthew Daddona is a senior at Brooklyn College. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Anderbo, InDigest, The Scrambler, Mad Swirl, and Assisi. He has received an Academy of American Poets University Prize for his poetry and is currently working on a collaborative poem with scholar T. Clayton Wood. He works at Donadio and Olson, a literary agency in Manhattan.

Stephen Eoannou

Stephen Eoannou received his MA in Creative Writing from Miami University and taught at both Ball State University and The College of Charleston. His short stories have appeared in The Minneapolis Review of Baseball, Verb, Westview, and The Red Herring. He is currently pursuing an MFA at Queens University of Charlotte.

Ruth Foley

Ruth Foley lives in Massachusetts, where she teaches English for Wheaton College. Her recent work is appearing or forthcoming in River Styx, Measure, The Ghazal Page, and Umbrella, which just nominated one of her poems for a Pushcart Prize. She also serves as Associate Poetry Editor for Cider Press Review.

Jeremy Hulatt

Jeremy Hulatt grew up in Virginia Beach, attended Kempsville High School, and received his B.A. from Old Dominion University with an emphasis in creative writing. After graduating he took a part time job at a credit union which has turned into a 13 year career. He is currently leading his own branch and enjoying every minute of it. When he’s not at work or playing handyman around the house, he writes poetry, plays guitar, practices photography, spends as much time out in nature as is possible, and generally gets thoroughly worn out playing with his young daughter, Zoey.

Brad Johnson

Brad Johnson is an associate professor at Palm Beach State College, FL, and has two chapbooks Void Where Prohibited and The Happiness Theory available at puddinghouse.com. His third chapbook Gasoline Rainbow is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press. Work of his has recently been accepted by The Jabberwock Review, The Madison Review, Natural Bridge, Steam Ticket, Willow Springs and others.

Haley Lasché

Haley Lasché has her MFA from Hamline University. Her poems and creative nonfiction have appeared in many lit mags, Web sites and anthologies such as The Crab Creek Review, Poemeleon, Dossier Journal and Not a Muse. In addition to being a writer, she is a college instructor, a post-modern dancer and a punk-rock fashion model.

Iris A. Law

Iris A. Law received her M.F.A in poetry from the University of Notre Dame in 2010. Her work was selected for the 2009 Best of the Net Anthology and has previously appeared in a number of small journals, including LUMINA, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal and Kartika Review. She edits the online magazine Lantern Review: A Journal of Asian American Poetry and is currently working at Notre Dame as a First Year Composition instructor.

A. E. Loveridge

A. E. Loveridge’s poetry has been published or is forthcoming in The Tulane Review, The Southern Women’s Review, The New Yinzer, and anthologized by Carlow University Press. Her literary fiction chapbook, Congregation, was published by Little Book Publications in 2008. An Atlanta, GA native and 2009 Bread Loaf contributor, she now lives in Pittsburgh, PA.

Manuela Mourão

A native of Portugal, Manuela Mourão has lived in the US for twenty-four years. She is an Associate Professor of English at Old Dominion University. Formally trained as a literary and cultural critic, she has published mainly on 18th- and 19th-century literature and culture. Once she began painting, the scope of her work expanded to explore the intersections of art, scholarship, and personal experience. She has exhibited her work at the Virginia Contemporary Art Center, the Selden Gallery, the Vienna Kunsthalle, the Charles H. T. Center, and Lorrie Saunders Art Gallery.

Randy Parker

Randy Parker has an MA in creative writing from the University of Memphis and makes his living as an advertising writer in Memphis. Recent creative work as been published in Sierra and The Avatar Review.

Robert M. Randolph

Robert M. Randolph teaches at Waynesburg University. His work has been published in Poetry, The Georgia Review, and Poetry East. His book, Floating Girl (Angel of War) was published by Elixir Press. He has had Fulbrights in Finland and Greece, and is the pastor of a small church on the banks of the Monongahela River.

Christine Jessica Margaret Reilly

Christine Jessica Margaret Reilly is currently pursuing her MFA in Poetry at Sarah Lawrence University. She received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and English/Creative Writing at Bucknell University. Two of her poems will be featured in The Clearing: Forty Years with Toni Morrison, 1970-2010, a book by James Braxton Peterson and Carmen Gillespie. She has been published in the Anemone Sidecar, Asinine Poetry, Breadcrumb Scabs, Blood Lotus, Canopic Jar, the Bijou Poetry Review, CaKe, Blinking Cursor, Vox Poetica, Louffa Press, Eudaimonia, and Caper Literary Journal. She has also been published in Bucknell’s publications, Fire and Ice and Mirth Grinder. One of her poems was featured in an African Blues Art Installation piece in Bucknell University’s Bertrand Library. She lives in New York.

Jesse Scaccia

Jesse Scaccia helps create and celebrate local culture through art, music, zombie, and bike events. He collects it all at AltDaily.com.

Corinna McClanahan Schroeder

Corinna McClanahan Schroeder is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. She is currently completing her MFA degree at the University of Mississippi where she is the recipient of a John and Renée Grisham Fellowship. Her work has previously appeared or is forthcoming in such journals as Hayden’s Ferry, Tampa Review, Pebble Lake Review, and Measure, and she was recently awarded an AWP Intro Journals Award in poetry.

Karen Schubert

Karen Schubert’s poems and prose appear or are forthcoming in Gently Read Literature, MUSE, Jenny, Penguin Review, Wisconsin Poets’ Calendar and others. Her chapbooks are Bring Down the Sky (Kattywompus, forthcoming)and The Geography of Lost Houses (Pudding House, 2008). Nominated for 2011 Best of the Web, she teaches writing at Youngstown State University.

Jari Thymian

Jari Thymian’s poetry has appeared in Ekphrasis, Margie Review, Flutter, Broadsided Press, Pedestal Magazine, Alehouse, The Orange Room Review, and Melusine. Poems are forthcoming in Memoir (and), Spillway, Foundling Review, Ken*Again, and Kent State’s (Ohio) 3-year traveling art/poetry exhibit called Peace Speaks. She has a chapbook, The Meaning of Barns (Finishing Line Press). She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She lives in a suburb of Denver. jarithymian.com.

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