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Marshall Boswell teaches fiction writing and American literature at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. He is the author of John Updike’s Rabbit Tetralogy: Mastered Irony in Motion (University of Missouri Press) and has a story collection, In Between Things, forthcoming from Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.
Stephen Elliott is author of the recently released novel A Life without Consequences (MacAdam/Cage Publishing), which describes the struggles of children in Chicago group homes. He is the Truman Capote Fellow at Stanford University.
Derrick Jensen’s most recent book is A Language Older Than Words (Context Books). He lives in Crescent City, California.
Gillian Kendall is coauthor of Mark O’Brien’s autobiography, How I Became a Human Being, which will be published this year by the University of Wisconsin Press. She recently emigrated to Australia.
Stuart Kestenbaum lives in Deer Isle, Maine. He is the author of Pilgrimage (Coyote Love Press). His poem in this issue is from a completed manuscript, House of Thanksgiving.
Julie Reichert has written creative nonfiction, stories, poems, and the immortal screen classic Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo. She lives in New Mexico, where she leads writing workshops for doctors and patients and practices rudimentary alchemy by attempting to make paper from her backyard weeds.
Sy Safransky is editor of The Sun.
Rebecca Seiferle’s poems have appeared in Best American Poetry and been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She lives in Farmington, New Mexico.
Rita Bernstein is a photographer and former civil-rights lawyer who lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with her family.
Photographer James Carroll lives and works in New York City. His work has appeared in numerous books, including Photographing People (Eastman Kodak) and Photographing Children (Time-Life Books).
Matthew Gray is a photographer living in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Tama Hochbaum is an artist who lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with her husband, the composer Allen Anderson, and their two children. She loves to cook, sing, and play the guitar.
Photographer Lance Jones lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.
Roger Pfingston is a retired teacher of English and photography who’s currently spending as much time as possible writing and making photographs. His work has appeared in New Letters, Rhino, and American Muse. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana.
Marvin W. Schwartz is a photographer living in New York City.
Gordon Stettinius is a professional photographer living in Richmond, Virginia. He publishes an online magazine of photography and creative writing titled Eye Caramba.
Richard Whittaker has loved and practiced photography for many years. He lives in Berkeley, California, and publishes an art magazine, works + conversations.
Harry Wilson is a little-known photographer perennially on the brink of a brilliant career. He lives in Bakersfield, California.
Duncan Green is a photographer who lives in Seattle, Washington.
Rachel J. Elliott