Nick Sturm is the author of a number of chapbooks including, with Wendy Xu, I Was Not Even Born (Coconut) and, with Carrie Lorig, Nancy and The Dutch (NAP). He is from Akron, Ohio and lives in Tallahassee, Florida.
Laurie Watel’s fiction was awarded the 2012 Mississippi Review Prize and the 2005 Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Award from Poets and Writers. It has appeared in Ploughshares, Five Points, and New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing and is forthcoming in Mississippi Review. My poetry and translations have been published in TriQuarterly, Five Points, Poetry International, and Painted Bride Quarterly and are forthcoming in Slate, the anthology One for the Money, and The Collected Poems of Marcel Proust.
Jon Morgan Davies has lived in Athens for twelve years with a lemon that is now twenty eight years old. He is the creator of the blog Short Story Reader and a hopeless addict to charting various aspects of his life. His work has appeared in such publications as Adirondack Review, Cutbank, and Southern Indiana Review.
Jared Yates Sexton’s stories and articles have appeared in publications around the world. He’s been nominated for four Pushcarts, the Million Writer’s Award, Best of the Web, and was a finalist for the New American Fiction Prize. In December of 2012 Atticus Books released his first collection of stories – An End to All Things.