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298.4 Contributors

298.4 Contributors


Grace Bauer’s books include: Retreats & RecognitionsBeholding Eye, and The Women At The Well. A new book, Nowhere All At Once, is forthcoming.

Craig Beaven has poems out now in Green Mountains Review, Cutbank, Passages North, and others. He lives in Tallahassee, Florida.

Ethan Bifano is a professional artist who specializes in science fiction, fantasy, and conceptual oil paintings. He can often be found hiking the trails of Pennsylvania.

Adrian Blevins is the author of Live from the Homesick JamboreeThe Brass Girl BrouhahaThe Man Who Went out for Cigarettes, and, most recently, Bloodline

Jody Bolz is the author of Shadow Play (Turning Point) and A Lesson in Narrative Time (Gihon). She edits Poet Lore.

Allen Braden is the author of A Wreath of Down and Drops of Blood and Elegy in the Passive Voice. Poems have appeared in The New RepublicOrion and elsewhere.

Jude Brancheau teaches at Ming Chuan University in Taipei, Taiwan. Poems have appeared in Southern Poetry ReviewCold Mountain Review, and Indiana Review.

Gaylord Brewer teaches at Middle Tennessee State University, where he edits Poems & Plays. His most recent book is Give Over, Graymalkin (Red Hen, 2011).

James Cihlar is the author of the poetry books Rancho Nostalgia (Dream Horse Press, 2013) and Undoing(Little Pear Press, 2008), and the chapbook Metaphysical Bailout.

Andrew D. Cohen teaches English at Portland Community College. Essays have appeared in Missouri ReviewColorado Review, and The Normal School.

Ed Coletti has poems in Hawai‘i Pacific Review, Spillway, and zyzzyva. His book,When Hearts Outlive Minds, appeared in 2011. He and his wife Joyce live in Santa Rosa, California.

Molly Cormaney teaches at the University of Northern Iowa and is an avid amateur historian.

Danielle Cadena Deulen is the author of a poetry collection, Lovely Asunder, and a memoir, The Riots.  She teaches at the University of Cincinnati.

Laura Gabel-Hartman’s stories have appeared in Carve Magazine, Green Hills Literary Lantern, MAKE, Red Cedar Review, and Southern Humanities Review. 

Michael Gessner’s poems have appeared in the French Literary Review and Rue des Beaux-Arts (Paris). He lives in Tucson.

Lindsay Stuart Hill is a Master of Fine Arts candidate at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Her chapbook One Life was published by Finishing Line Press.

A graduate of the Master of Fine Arts program at Southern Illinois University, Brian Hyer teaches at Georgia Southern University and lives in Statesboro, Georgia.

Originally from southeast Texas, Justin Jannise is a teaching-writing fellow at the Iowa Writers Workshop in Iowa City.

A graduate of the Master of Fine Arts program at the University of Miami, Chris Joyner calls Virginia home. His work is in B O D YBruque, and Barely South Review.

George Kalamaras, Poet Laureate of Indiana, is the author of six books of poetry and seven chapbooks. 

Richard Katrovas is the author of thirteen books. Next is Swastika to Lotus (Carnegie Mellon). He teaches at Western Michigan University and is the founding director of the Prague Summer Program. 

Born in Korea, Sam Katz came to the US at age 2. He lives in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Brian Larsen (Master of Fine Arts, Washington) has lived in Ireland, Italy, West Africa and Taiwan. He lives in upstate New York.

Adrian C. Louis published Savage Sunsets with West End Press in 2012. Random Exorcisms, will appear in 2014.

Daniel Lusk is author of KIN (Wind Ridge, 2013). Poems appear in PoetryNew Letters, and others. He lives in Vermont.

Pushcart nominee Bruce McRae is a Canadian musician with over 700 publications. His first book is The So-Called Sonnets. 

Sara McWhorter’s work has most recently appeared in Connecticut River ReviewPoetry MidwestSnake Nation Review, and theScreamOnline.

Justin Perkins graduated from College for Creative Studies. A freelance illustrator and designer, he teaches art in Detroit.

Jeannie Phan is an internationally published illustrator and designer. Originally from the prairies of Canada, Jeannie resides and works in Toronto’s West End.

Clay Rodery is an illustrator who lives and works in Houston, Texas, just down the road from NASA Mission Control (which accounts for a lot).

Linwood Rumney’s poetry has appeared in Ploughshares, Cold Mountain Review, and Superstition Review

Lauren Schmidt is the author of the books Two Black Eyes and a Patch of Hair MissingThe Voodoo Doll Parade, and Psalms of The Dining Rooms

Vince Sgambati’s work appears in many journals and anthologies. He was a runner up in The Saints and Sinners short fiction contest and a semifinalist for the Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction.

Martha Silano is the author of What the Truth Tastes LikeBlue PositiveThe Little Office of the Immaculate Conception, and, forthcoming in 2014, House of Mystery.

Clare Sullivan directs the Graduate Certificate Translation at the University of Louisville.  In 2010 she received a National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowship to translate Natalia Toledo’s Guie’ yaase’/Olivo negro. She has also translated Argentine novelist Alicia Kozameh and Mexican writer Cecilia Urbina.

Brian Swann’s collection In Late Light appeared from Johns Hopkins in 2013.

Indigenous poet Natalia Toledo was the first woman poet to write and publish in her native language, Isthmus Zapotec. Since Toledo now lives in Mexico City, surrounded primarily by Spanish, poetry is her way of preserving her indigenous origins.

Elizabeth Tornes has published two chapbooks, New Moon (Finishing Line Press, 2013) and Snowbound (Giiwedin Press). Poems appear in BoulevardFieldMissouri ReviewNew Republic, and Ploughshares.

Mitchell Untch is an emerging writer who studies with the poet Carol Frost. He was a 2011 Pushcart Prize nominee.

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