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Gayle Brandeis is the author of Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write (HarperSanFrancisco) and The Book of Dead Birds: A Novel (HarperCollins) which won the Bellwether Prize for Fiction in Support of a Literature of Social Change established by Barbara Kingsolver. A chapbook of her Dictionary Poems was recently released by Pudding House Press. Her poetry, fiction and essays have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. She lives in Riverside, CA with her husband and their two children. Visit her website at www.gaylebrandeis.com

David Winner's short story "A Traveler's Tale" was recently awarded first prize in The Ledge magazine's 2002-2003 fiction contest. Another story, "The Rites of Pozzalo" in the 2002 issue of Fiction was nominated for a Pushcart. He has also been published in The Stickman Review and the Brooklyn Free Press. While receiving an MFA from the University of Arizona, a story of his was nominated for the AWP "Intro" award. A prose poem of his was included in the liner notes of a compilation of David Byrne's record label put out by Warner Brothers. He is circulating a recently-finished novel.

Margo McCall, a Southern California journalist, holds an M.A. from Cal State Northridge's creative writing program. Her fiction has appeared in Pacific Review, Heliotrope, in*tense, Rockfalls Review, Sidewalks and other journals. Her nonfiction essay, "A Year of Living Somewhere Else," was selected as Denver-based Lighthouse Writers’ 2001 submission to the national Associated Writers and Poets contest.

Suhayl Saadi lives in Glasgow, Scotland. He is a widely-published, award-winning fiction writer. He's been a major prizewinner in the Bridport Competition and the Macallan/Scotland-on-Sunday Competition and in 2001, his book, The Burning Mirror, was a runner-up for the Saltire First Book Prize. He was awarded a Millennium Commission Award to set up and run a Writers' Group aimed primarily, but not exclusively, at writers from Minority Ethnic backgrounds. He has appeared on BBC Radio many times, including on discussion programmes, and has had much work broadcast, including plays, monologues and short stories. He was the featured subject of an award-winning documentary, Under My Skin. He has read in both Europe and the USA. His novel, Psychoraag is due out next January. His story "The Pier" appeared in Storyglossia Issue 2. Visit his website at www.suhaylsaadi.com

Kay Harris has an MFA from Antioch University, Los Angeles. She recently completed her first novel about an abused and abandoned thirteen-year old girl in rural Scandinavian Minnesota beginning 1940. Her story "Sticking Together" appeared in Storyglossia Issue 1.

Michele Bigley is working towards her MFA at Antioch University and lives in the Bay Area.


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