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PAULA BOHINCE is the author of a poetry collection, Incident at the Edge of Bayonet Woods (Sarabande Books, 2008), and the recipient of a 2009 Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Nation, The Hudson Review, and others. She is the 2010-2011 Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholar.

RAFAEL CAMPO teaches and practices general internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston, and also teaches in the creative writing program at Lesley University. His most recent book, The Enemy, won the Sheila Motton Award from the New England Poetry Club, one of the nation's oldest poetry organizations. Other new work has appeared or is forthcoming in North American Review, Poetry Northwest, The Progressive, Threepenny Review, Slate. com, and elsewhere.

ALIX CHRISTIE'S articles and commentary have appeared in the Washington Post, International Herald Tribune, The Economist, The Guardian, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among other publications. Her first novel, Hard News, was a semi-finalist in the 2008 Amazon Breakthrough Novel contest. Her stories have appeared in Other Voices and For Sale, Baby Shoes, Never Worn: Six Words, Six Stories, Six Writers, a limited edition from Foolscap Press.

LOUISA HALL is a PHD candidate at the University of Texas at Austin. She is currently working on a dissertation about the creation of private and public identity in Renaissance lyric poetry.

PETER KLINE'S work has appeared in Poetry, Tin House, Crazyhorse, Poet Lore, Best New Poets 2005 and 2006, and elsewhere. He recently finished his Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Poetry Writing at Stanford University, where he is currently the William Chace Lecturer of Creative Nonfiction.

BEN LEUBNER lives in Bozeman, Montana, where he teaches English at Montana State University. His interests include modernism, twentieth-century American poetry, and Western philosophy.

Twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize, CHRISTOPHER LOCKE has received grants in poetry from the New Hampshire Council on the Arts, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and Fundacion Valparaiso (Spain). End of American Magic, his first full length collection of poems, is available from Salmon Poetry.

ROBERT McGUILL is a Pushcart Prize nominee and Glimmer Train finalist whose stories have appeared in The MacGuffin, South Dakota Review, Talking River, The Baltimore Review, The Chiron Review, and other literary publications. He lives and writes in Colorado.

ANDREW MULVANIA is Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing) at Washington & Jefferson College. His first book of poems, Also In Arcadia, was published by The Backwaters Press in Omaha in August, 2008. His poems have appeared in Poetry, North American Review, Southern Poetry Review, Green Mountains Review, and Bellingham Review, and he was the recipient of a 2008 Individual Creative Artists Fellowship in Poetry from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

JENNIFER O'GRADY is the author of White, winner of the Mid-List Press First Series Award for Poetry. Her poems have appeared in numerous publications, including Poetry, The Kenyon Review, The Yale Review, The Georgia Review, and Harper's. She lives with her family outside of New York City.

ALIX OHLIN is the author of The Missing Person, a novel, and Babylon and Other Stories. She lives in Easton, Pennsylvania, and teaches creative writing at Lafayette College.

ALEXANDER I. OLSON is a doctoral candidate in the Program in American Culture at the University of Michigan. He is writing a dissertation on the history of public intellectuals in California. He thanks Richard White, the late David Weber, Russell Martin, Sue Hodson, and the Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University.

ANIS SHIVANI'S debut collection, Anatolia and Other Stories (Black Lawrence Press, 2009), was longlisted for the 2010 Frank O'Connor short story award. He has just finished a novel, The Slums of Karachi, and is working on a new novel about fascist Italy. His debut book of criticism, Against the Workshop: Provocations, Polemics, Controversies, is forthcoming in July 2011, and a second story collection, The Abscess of the World, is forthcoming from C&R Press in March 2011.

MARY HELEN SPECHT'S fiction and nonfiction have appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Texas Observer, The Florida Review, Colorado Review, and Night Train, among others. She lives and teaches in Austin, Texas.

MICHAEL SPENCE has driven public-transit buses in the Seattle area for twenty-five years. His poems have appeared recently in The New Criterion, The Chariton Review, Poetry Daily, Shenandoah, and The Southern Review; new work is forthcoming in The New York Quarterly, The Sewanee Review, Tar River Poetry, and Poets of the American West. His latest book is Crush Depth (Truman State University Press).

SUSAN M. STABILE is Associate Professor of English and the Director of American Studies at Texas A&M University. Her publications include Memory's Daughters: The Material Culture of Remembrance in Eighteenth-Century America (Cornell University Press, 2004) and essays appearing in American Literary History, American Literature, and Early American Literature.

MAURA STANTON'S most recent book of poetry, Immortal Sofa, was published by the University of Illinois Press. Her poems have appeared recently in the Atlantic, Cincinnati Review, New Ohio Review, and Northwest Review. She teaches at Indiana University.

TESS TAYLOR'S poetry and nonfiction have recently been supported by grants from Amherst College, the American Antiquarian Society, the Headlands Center for the Arts, and the MacDowell Colony. Her chapbook, The Misremembered World, was published by the Poetry Society of America, and her work has appeared in Atlantic Monthly, Boston Review, Harvard Review, Literary Imagination, The Times Literary Supplement, and others. She is the 2010-2011 Amy Clampitt Fellow, and is in residence in Lenox, Massachusetts.

ANNE-MARIE THOMPSON recently completed her MFA at Johns Hopkins University and currently teaches at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. Her poems appear in 32 Poems, Smartish Pace, The Hopkins Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, Ploughshares, and elsewhere.

DANIEL TOBIN is the author of five books of poems: Where the World is Made, Double Life, The Narrows, Second Things, and most recently Belated Heavens (Four Way Books). Among his awards are "The Discovery/The Nation Award," The Robert Penn Warren Award, the Robert Frost Fellowship, the Katherine Bakeless Nason Prize, and creative writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. He is Chair of the Writing, Literature, and Publishing Department at Emerson College in Boston.
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