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Taylor Brorby

Taylor Brorby is an essayist and environmentalist. He's received grants and fellowships from St. Olaf College, Hamline University, The Ecumenical Institute of St. John's University, and the North Dakota Humanities Council. His work has appeared in Sleet Magazine, Orion, the Northern Plains Ethics Journal, Augsburg Fortress Press, and others.

Bethany Lee

Bethany Lee is an assistant professor of English at Purdue University Northwest, where she teaches creative writing, theatre, professional writing, and composition. An active member of her community, she directs and performs in a variety of theatrical productions, facilitates recording and archiving of oral histories, helps to organize poetry readings and competitions, edits a student literary journal, and co-directs a writing and arts camp for area middle schoolers, among other activities. She lives in Valparaiso, Indiana with her husband and sons.

Martin Barkley

Martin Barkley's fiction, poetry and reviews have appeared in The Threepenny Review, The Texas Observer,  Arcadia Press, Work Literary Magazine, and Queen Mob's Teahouse. He lives in Austin, Texas.

Craig Ruhland

Craig Ruhland is a poet and all around creative spirit. He's built art sleds for the Powderhorn Art Sled Rally; acted in and supported movies for the 48-hour Film Festival; and wrote Sweet on America: the Twin Cities, a travel guide to bakeries in the Twin Cities. 

Nancy Shih-Knodel

Nancy Shih-Knodel grew up in Chicago, Illinois, and received her education at Oberlin College and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her poems have appeared in Crab Orchard ReviewThe Examined Life Journal, and Yellowjacket Review. She is a faculty member in the English Department at North Hennepin Community College in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.

Samuel Snoek-Brown

Samuel Snoek-Brown is the author of the fiction chapbook Box Cutters (sunnyoutside 2013), the novella In the Pulse There Lies Conviction (Blue Skirt Press 2017), and the historical novel Hagridden (Columbus Press 2014), for which he received a 2013 Oregon Literary Fellowship. He also has been shortlisted in the Faulkner-Wisdom competition, twice for short fiction and once for his novella, and he has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Maggie Rosen

Maggie Rosen lives in Silver Spring, Maryland. Most of her professional work has been as a teacher of English to speakers of other languages. Her poems have been published in Little Patuxent Review, Waccamaw, Cider Press Review, RiverLit, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Barely South, and Conclave, among other publications. 

Daniel Pereyra

Daniel Pereyra is a Phoenix, AZ based writer of poetry and fiction whose work has been featured in The Artists Catalogue, Westward Quarterly, Poetry Quarterly, The Avalon Literary Review, Five Poetry, Third Wednesday and more.  His first poetry chapbook, “Sunday Morning Ponderings”, was published by Flutter Press in August 2015.

Andrew Bode-Lang

Andrew Bode-Lang earned his MFA in creative writing at the University of Arizona. His short stories and poems have appeared or are forthcoming in journals including Epoch, The Greensboro ReviewHarpur PalateNew Orleans Review, Passages North, Poetry East, and Rattle. He lives in central Pennsylvania with his wife, Katie, and their daughter.

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