Mitch Roberson holds an MFA from Vermont College. His poems have appeared in The Nation, Poetry, and elsewhere. In 2004 he won the Discovery/The Nation award in poetry.
Walter Bargen has published thirteen books of poetry of poetry. His lastest is Days Like This Are Necessary: New & Selected Poems. He is the winner of the Chester H. Jones Foundation prize in 1997, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in 1991, and the William Rockhill Nelson Award. From 2008 to 2009, he served as the first poet laureate of Missouri.
Antonia Clark is a medical writer in Burlington, Vermont. A former writing instructor, she co-administers an online poetry forum, The Waters. Recent poems have appeareded in Anderbo, The Cortland Review, Eclectica, and Soundzine.
James Grinwis lives in Florence, Massachusettes. His poems have appeared in a variety of journals, and he is founding editor of Bateau Press.
Clark Holtzman lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. His poems have appeared in The Antigonish Review, The Lyric, Negative Capability, and River Styx, among others.
Anna Hurst will graduate in May 2011 with a degree in Creative Writing. Hurst is the former editor-in-chief of Delta Journal, and founder of the Highland Coffees reading series in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Robert Hill Long is author of The Power to Die and The Work of the Bow (Cleveland State, 1987, 1997), The Effigies (Plinth Books, 1998), and The Kilim Dreaming (Bear Star Press, 2010). He is now a faculty research administrator at the University of Oregon.
Martin Ott is a former U.S. Army interrogator. He has been nominated for two Pushcart prizes, and his poetry manuscript Children of Interrogation has been a semi finalist or finalist in more than a dozen poetry competition.
Amy Pence has recent poems in The Oxford American and Quarterly West. The Decadent Lovely is forthcoming from Main Street Rag. Recent fiction is online at All Things Girl.
Carolyn Foster Segal teaches American literature, creative writing, and film at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She has work forthcoming in the anthology Visting Dr. Williams: Poems Inspired by the Life and Work of William Carlos Williams (University of Iowa Press).
Joseph Wiinikka-Lydon is currently a doctoral candidate at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He has published poetry in 2River View and Cimarron Review, among others, and has lived and worked in several countries, including Turkey, Bosnia, and Kenya.
Art by Gabriela Vainsencher
Gabriela Vainsencher was born in 1982 in Buenos Aires, Argentina and was raised in Tel Aviv. In 2005 she moved to Brooklyn, where she currently lives. She’s had solo exhibitions at Work gallery in Brooklyn and La Chambre Blanche gallery in Quebec City. Her work has been also shown at Pierogi gallery in Brooklyn, The Freies Museum in Berlin and D21 Kunstraum in Leipzig, among others. In 2008 she attended the Yaddo artist colony and in 2009 she was Williams College’s Levitt artist-in-residence.
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