Marin Buschel's stories have appeared in journals such as Little Star, Fence, Epoch and Sleepingfish. He lives in New York City.
Joseph Cardinale is the author of The Size of the Universe (FC2 2010). He teaches writing and literature at St. Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana.
Amanda K. Davidson is the author of three chapbooks--Arcanagrams: A Reckoning (Little Red Leaves 2014), The Space (Belladonna 2014), and Apprenticeship (New Herring Press 2013)--as well as The Conditions of Our Togetherness, a serial comic on Weird Sister Magazine. A 2014 NYFA Fellow in Poetry, she has been a writer in residence at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, MacDowell, Millay, I-Park, and Art Farm Nebraska.
Rachel B. Glaser is the author of Paulina & Fran, MOODS, and Pee On Water. She lives in Northampton, MA and tweets as Candle_face.
Bhanu Kapil writes beneath the sun and moon, like everyone else. To want. A literature receptive to both. The night. And the real day.
Gregorio Lubroth is the co-founder of Tzou Lubroth Architekten, a design practice based in Vienna, Austria. He plays the violin for the Max Holz Quartet and is the co-owner of If Dogs Run Free and Miranda, two cocktail bars in the 6th district.
Jacob Magraw-Mickelson lives on the West Coast with Rachell Sumpter and two small children. Artichokes.
Lee Maida (b.1983) lives and works in New York. She has most recently shown at Joe Sheftel, New York; U.S. Blues, Brooklyn; Derek Eller, New York; with ACP at Paramount Ranch and at Andrew Kreps, New York. Maida received her BFA from California College Arts & Crafts, Oakland and her MFA from Milton Avery Graduate School of Art at Bard College and has recently completed residencies at Abrons Art Center, New York and The Macdowell Colony, New Hampshire.
John Maradik received his MFA from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. His work has appeared in American Short Fiction, Fourteen Hills, and Unstuck.
Benny Merris (1978) was born in Idaho. He currently lives in Brooklyn New York. Find him at http://www.bennymerris.com/.
Eileen Myles was born in Boston (1949) and moved to New York in 1974 to be a poet. Her newest book, I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems 1974-2015 comes out in September.
Amy Sillman lives and works in NYC. She loves form, theory, color, jokes, psychoanalysis and language, among other things.
Lynne Tillman's most recent novel is American Genius, A Comedy, and most recent collection of stories, Someday This Will Be Funny. She will soon finish a new novel, to be titled Men and Apparitions, if the trade winds blow in the right direction.
Justin Torres is author of the novel, We the Animals. He is currently Assistant Professor of English at UCLA.
Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi is the author of Fra Keeler (Dorothy, A Publishing Project) and the chapbook Girona (New Herring Press). She is the recipient of a 2015 Whiting Writer’s Award, a MacDowell Fellowship, and a Fulbright Fellowship to Calatonia, Spain.
Sara Veglahn is the author of The Mayflies (Dzanc 2014). She lives and works in Denver.
Laurie Weeks has been a superstar in the New York downtown writing world since the 1990s.