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She has held freelance reporting jobs around New York City and has worked as features editor at a student-based webzine in Prague, Czech Republic. Eric is a graduate of Ball State University and will finish his MFA in Creative Writing at Queens University of Charlotte, NC in January, 2012.In February 2011 she began the roadtrip from which the stories of “No Tie Binds” come. His short fiction has recently appeared (or is forthcoming) in .


Suzi has authored two school histories as well as a number of personal essays, stories, and translations. A freelance proof reader and copy editor, she teaches writing and other arts, and is also an award-winning designer and creator of custom clothing, particularly from upcycled materials (Her poetry has appeared recently in (Fondo Editorial Tierra Adentro, CONACULTA: México, D. Her poetry, essays, chronicles and literary criticism have appeared in El Ángel, Biblioteca de México, Crónica Dominical, La Jornada Semanal, Nexos, Nostromo, Ovaciones en la Cultura, and Sábado.She has twice won the National Fund Award for Culture and Art in the area of poetry.Vincent Millay’s poem about the Second Coming, “The Blue-Flag in the Bog,” for soprano and piano (which can be listened to at ) and called it “Fire Command Room” after a sign on a door by the basement practice rooms.After graduating in 2011 with an MM in music composition, Sojourner became a music director at a church in a town in Maine that turned out to be Edna St. Topher Mac Donald,“we got this.” Rajiv Mohabir is the author of two chapbooks, , he was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2010.She received her MFA from the University of Texas Pan American, and her poems have been featured in various journals, including Sjohnna Mc Cray is a graduate of Teachers College, Columbia University and the MFA program at the University of Virginia.

He has taught English literature and composition in The Bronx, Phoenix, Arizona and Chicago.

Translations of her poems into English have been published in the online version of Exquisite Corpse, and in the journals Bitter Oleander and Rhizome, as well as in the anthology (ed. Kate Stone, “hannah was waiting in the car,” “if these walls could talk to susan” and “mary’s house.” Florencia Varela’s work has previously appeared in journals such as In 2009, L. (Audio excerpt at , June ’11) She has won a Mary Roberts Rinehart Fellowship, and for over two decades has been published (poetry/fiction) in many lit magazines and zines.

2011 Finalist for Flannery O’Connor Short Fiction Award.

He has completed a collection of 24 stories from which “Morning Wine” is excerpted, and a novel, Suzi Ehtesham-Zadeh is the product of a mixed marriage between an Iranian doctor and an American schoolteacher. C., came of age in Tehran, Iran during the Shah’s era, was sent to the United States to attend Stanford University, and returned to Iran shortly after Khomeini came to power.

She later moved to Spain, where she married, literally and figuratively, into a third culture.

He has been published in , among other publications.