Chrislande Dorcilus is a retired sailor senshi enjoying her last days out in Brooklyn. She needs to move.
Rebecca Golden has written for Salon, The Times of London, The Ottawa Citizen and The Atlantic. Her book, Butterbabe, was published by Random House in 2009. A graduate of the University of Wyoming’s MFA program in creative writing, Rebecca lives in Hamtramck, Michigan, and is working on her second book, a collection of essays about the city of Detroit.
Lynn Marie Houston’s essays and poems have appeared in South Atlantic Quarterly, Prick of the Spindle, Poydras Review, Boston Literary Magazine, Uppagus, 3Elements Review, Extract(s), Postmodern Culture, and Proteus, among others. She lives in an Airstream camper in her hometown of Newburgh, New York. When she isn’t teaching English at Orange County Community College, she tends her honeybees and kayaks the Delaware River.
Nazia Jannat is a native New Yorker and an upcoming MFA poetry candidate at Columbia University. She is currently completing her BA in English and Creative Writing at Barnard College.
Meg Matich is an MFA candidate in poetry at Columbia University. Her work has previously appeared in OVS, Drunken Boat, and an Architrave Press edition. She is also the founding editor of Typografika, a German-English bilingual literary magazine based in Munich.
Mandy L. Rose studied creative writing at Colorado State University. Her work has recently appeared in Pithead Chapel and in the anthology, A Poetic Inventory of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Leslie Rzeznik is a graduate of the University of Michigan. She is a Web and Instructional Systems Designer by day, and at night can be found poring over poems or wildcrafting herbs in the shade of a full moon. Her poems have appeared in Bear River Review and Shades of Memory Loss anthology.
Taylor Sykes attended Purdue University and currently works as a creative writing instructor at Writopia Lab in New York City. Her flash fiction has been read on NPR’s All Things Considered and her fiction and poetry has appeared in journals such as Quail Bell Magazine and Pieces of Cake Magazine.