William Allegrezza edits Moria Books and teaches at Indiana University Northwest. He has previously published many poetry books, including In the Weaver's Valley, Ladders in July, Fragile Replacements, Collective Instant, Aquinas and the Mississippi (with Garin Cycholl), Covering Over, and Densities, Apparitions; three anthologies, The City Visible: Chicago Poetry for the New Century, The Alteration of Silence: Recent Chilean Poetry, and La Alteración del Silencio: Poesía Norteamericana Reciente; seven chapbooks, including Sonoluminescence (co-written with Simone Muench) and Filament Sense (Ypolita Press); one critical collection, The Salt Companion to Charles Bernstein; and many poetry reviews, articles, and poems.
Joseph Cummins has published short fiction in The Michigan Quarterly, The Carolina Quarterly, sleet magazine.com, and has a story forthcoming in The View From Here. He has also published one novel, The Snow Train.
Josh Holycross currently lives in Indianapolis, IN. In addition to raising a son, he works full-time and is a part-time student at IUPUI. In his (not-so-often) spare moments he enjoys writing, reading, hiking, and obsessing over Bob Dylan.
Amy Foster Myer has been previously published in Sixfold. Other of her work has been a finalist for multiple short story contests, including Nimrod and Prime Number. Amy obtained her MFA at Queen’s University of Charlotte. She lives, writes, and teaches in Portland, Oregon.
Wendy Thornton is a freelance writer and editor who has been published in Riverteeth, Epiphany, MacGuffin and many other literary journals and books. Most recently, she won second prize in New York’s Literal Latte essay contest, and her flash fiction will be published by Connotation Press in Jan. 2014. Her memoir Dear Oprah was published in July 2013, she has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and been Editor’s Pick on Salon.com
Robert Wexelblatt is professor of humanities at Boston University’s College of General Studies. He has published essays, stories, and poems in a wide variety of journals, the story collections, Life in the Temperate Zone and The Decline of Our Neighborhood, a book of essays, Professors at Play, two short novels, Losses and The Derangement of Jules Torquemal. His novel, Zublinka Among Women, won the Indie Book Awards First Prize for Fiction. His most recent book is The Artist Wears Rough Clothing.