Rebekah Cotton is a freelance writer, living in Kent, Ohio, with her husband and two daughters. She never wears lipstick and is all thumbs when it comes to origami, but she has been known to wear her shirts backwards and even inside out (although never on purpose). This is her first online publication.
Kirby Gann is the author of THE BARBARIAN PARADE (Hill Street Press, 2004) and OUR NAPOLEON IN RAGS (Ig Publishing, 2005), which has been nominated for the Lit-Blog Co-op's Read This! selection and is a finalist for the Kentucky Literary Award. He lives in Louisville, Kentucky. Kirby's web site is at http://www.kirbygann.net
Connie Corzilius has degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Writers Workshop of the University of Iowa. She telecommutes as a writer for Follett Higher Education Group and teaches writing part-time at Augusta State University. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in Calyx, Willow Review, Mississippi Review Online and, most recently, in Storyglossia, Issue 8, for which her story "The Interminable Yes" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her story "Slut Wisdom" is discussed in the August 7, 2002 Storyglossia Weblog. She lives in Augusta, Georgia.
G. L. Griffith received his MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles. He lives in Page, Arizona, where he teaches writing. His story "Peace Offering" appeared in Storyglossia Issue 1. An excerpt from his second novel, Dryness—which is set in the Navajo Reservation— appeared in Issue 2 of Storyglossia. His story "hammer-Thing," which appeared in Issue 6 of Storyglossia was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. "Choking Up" is from his recently completed story collection A Stone House is Forever, which will be available from Rose Garden Press in 2006.
Glenn Deutsch's stories have been published in River City, the Notre Dame Review, and the New Delta Review (where "My Faces" appeared in a slightly different version last fall). A doctoral associate in fiction at Western Michigan University, he is currently at work on a novel and story collection. He recently completed a three-year stint as editor of WMU's Third Coast.
Krishna Mohan Mishra took his Master's degree in creative writing from Miami University, Ohio. The Miami English department has nominated him for inclusion in the Best New American Voices 2007. He taught at Miami University for two years and is currently teaching at Tribhuwan University, Nepal. He lives in Nepal with his wife and two daughters. He loves singing and writing fiction.
Andy Henion's fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Ink Pot, Pindeldyboz, Monkeybicycle, Thieves Jargon, Rumble, Plots with Guns, Old Crow Review, Lynx Eye, Spork and other print and online publications. He lives in Michigan with some other people and a dog.
Eileen Donovan-Kranz lives north of Boston with husband, Jonathan, and their two daughters. Her short fiction has appeared in The South Dakota Review and The Pikeville Review. Since receiving her MFA in the last century from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, she has taught writing at Boston College—the same college where she herself was once a Fresh Woman.
Angela Carlton's fiction has appeared in Pindeldyboz, Pedestal Magazine, The Dead Mule, The Mid-South Review, Coastlines and Inverse News. She lives in south Florida with her husband and daughter.