José Galant, The Steam-Deer's Street
Peter Mladinic lives in Hobbs, New Mexico. He received an MFA in creative writing from the University of Arkansas in 1985. His poems have been published in numerous literary magazines such as American Literary Review, Puerto del Sol, MSS, Poetry Northwest, Poetry East, Riverrunn, The Evening Street Review, and Common Ground. He is the author of a chapbook, At the Blue Earth Gallery, and two full-length books of poetry, Lost in Lea: Southeast New Mexico Poems and Dressed for Winter. He teaches English at New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs.
William Doreski lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire, and teaches at Keene State College. His most recent book of poetry is The Suburbs of Atlantis (2013). He has published three critical studies, including Robert Lowell’s Shifting Colors. His essays, poetry, fiction, and reviews have appeared in many journals.
Garrett De Temple received his MFA from Manhattanville College a couple of years ago, and since then, his work has been published in Chronogram Magazine and The Manhattanville Review. In his free time, he enjoys writing brief and unilluminating bios.
Lisa Walter is a language arts teacher, gardener, and avid reader. She lives in the Front Range area of Colorado with her husband and two kids. Her piece "Disappointingly Ellen" was recently published in the fall 2016 issue of Split Rock Review.
Kate LaDew is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a BA in studio art. She resides in Graham, North Carolina, with her two cats, Janis Joplin and Charlie Chaplin.
Claire Scott is an award-winning poet who has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize. Her work has been accepted by the Atlanta Review, Bellevue Literary Review, Healing Muse, and Vine Leaves Literary Journal among others. Her first book of poetry, Waiting to be Called, was published in 2015. She is also the co-author of Unfolding in Light: A Sisters’ Journey in Photography and Poetry.