Colleen Coyne lives in Atlanta and works as a freelance writer and editor. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Handsome, Womenís Studies Quarterly, Drunken Boat, dislocate, Caesura, Pebble Lake Review, qarrtsiluni, What Light/mnLIT, and elsewhere.
Rich Ives has received grants and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Trust, Seattle Arts Commission and the Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines for his work in poetry, fiction, editing, publishing, translation and photography. His writing has appeared in Verse, North American Review, Massachusetts Review, Northwest Review, Quarterly West, Iowa Review, Poetry Northwest, Virginia Quarterly Review, Fiction Daily and many more. He is the 2009 winner of the Francis Locke Memorial Poetry Award from Bitter Oleander. His story collection, The Balloon Containing the Water Containing the Narrative Begins Leaking, was one of five finalists for the 2009 Starcherone Innovative Fiction Prize. In 2010 he has been a finalist in fiction at Black Warrior Review and Mississippi Review and in poetry at Cloudbank and Mississippi Review. The Mississippi Review finalist works appear in the Spring, 2010 issue of that magazine and the Cloudbank finalist appears in the Spring, 2010 issue of that magazine as well.
The Reverend Anne Carroll Fowler is an Episcopal priest and rector of St. Johnís Church in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, where she lives. Her work has appeared many journals, and is included in the anthologies Unsilenced: The Spirit of Women, Fresh Water, The Mercy of Tides, and Child of My Child. Four chapbooks, Five Islands, Whiskey Stitching, Summer of Salvage and What I Could, have been published by Pudding House, and a fifth, Liz, Wear Those Pearl Earrings, won the Frank Cat Press 2002 Chapbook Contest. For ten years she ran the Chapter & Verse Reading Series in Jamaica Plain.