Amanda Bachman is a double major in Marketing and English, creative writing minor at the University of Maryland. Outside of classes she works for the Diamondback newspaper and participate in both the Jiminez-Porter Writer's House and the Strategic Design and Innovation Fellows programs at her school.
Kevin Canfield is a writer in New York City. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post and other publications.
Andrew Dooley is a poet and short story writer with work featured in Shoreline Literary Magazine and Visitant Lit. His first collection of poetry, titled Shine Walker, can be found on Amazon. He lives in Warwick, RI.
Edward Lee's poetry, short stories, non-fiction and photography have been published in magazines in Ireland, England and America, including The Stinging Fly, Skylight 47, Acumen and Smiths Knoll. He is currently working on a novel. He also makes musical noise under the names Ayahuasca Collective, Lewis Milne, Orson Carroll, Blinded Architect, Lego Figures Fighting, and Pale Blond Boy.
His blog/website can be found at https://edwardmlee.wordpress.com
Geri Lipschultz holds an MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, as well as a Ph.D. from Ohio University. Recent writing appears in numerous publications, including International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, Great Weather for MEDIA, The Manifest-Station, The Toast, Helen Literary Journal, NonBinary Review, 5X5, and Fredericksburg Literary Review. She had a story and a poem included in Pearson’s most current edition of their college anthology, Literature: Introduction to Reading and Writing, as well as a story in Spuyten Duyvil’s The Wreckage of Reason II. Her books have been finalists for Eyewear Publishing, Subito Press, the Eludia Award, New Rivers Press, Gertrude Press, Black Lawrence Press and for Iron Horse Literary Review. She was awarded a Creative Artists in Public Service (CAPS) grant from New York State for her fiction, and her one-woman show (titled Once Upon the Present Time) was produced in NYC by Woodie King, Jr. Geri has a twitter account @alicebluegown1--and a website:www.gerilipschultz.com.
Jeffrey Penn May has won several short fiction awards, including one from Writer’s Digest, and I have received a Pushcart Prize nomination. His novel Where the River Splits was praised in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and my work has been published extensively in the US, UK, and Canada.
Todd Mercer writes from Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was nominated for Best of the Net in 2018. Recent work appears in: Down in the Dirt, The Lake, Praxis and Star 82 Review.
Stephen Reilly's poems have appeared in Boomer, Albatross, Steel Toe Review, Wraparound South, Main Street Rag, Broad River Review, Cape Rock, Poetry South, and other publications. One of his poems appears in the anthology Florida in Poetry: A History of the Imagination (edited by Jane Anderson Jones and Maurice O’Sullivan, Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Fla. 1995). Stephen works as a staff writer for the Englewood Sun, a daily Florida newspaper with circulation in south Sarasota County, Charlotte and DeSoto counties.
Christine Stephens-Krieger finished her MFA at Western Michigan University and published 30-some poems in various journals, won awards, and appeared in The PrePress Awards Volume II: An Anthology of Emerging Michigan Writers. She then submerged and taught herself to paint and made a family. She currently lives with husband and cat. In 2019 so far, she's placed poems in YES Poetry, Dime Show Review, and Bitch'nKitch.
John Clark Vincent is a writer and poet who lives in Portland, Oregon.
Howard Winn's work has been published in Dalhousie Review, The Long Story, Galway Review, Antigonish Review, Chaffin Review, Evansville Review, 3288 Review, Straylight Literary Magazine, and Blueline. He has a novel published by Propertius Press. His B. A. is from Vassar College. his M. A. from the Stanford University Creative Writing Program. His doctoral work was done at N. Y. U. He is Professor of English at SUNY.