Annie Cardi is currently pursuing an MFA in Fiction at Emerson College, where she is also the Assistant Fiction Editor for Redivider. Her writing has recently been featured at Juked and is forthcoming at 21 Stars Review. 

Pamela Gay teaches Flash Fiction at Binghamton University, State University of New York.  Her writing has been published in Iowa Review Web, Other Voices, Paterson Literary Review, BOGG: Journal of Contemporary Writing, Neotrope: Progressive Fiction, Phoebe, and Le Forum.  She is the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) award for creative nonfiction and has also received grants from the New York State Council of the Arts (NYSCA) for installations based on her writing.

Sari Edelstein teaches in the English Department at Skidmore College. She is at work on a novel in upstate New York.  

Claire Rudy Foster was born and raised south of the Mason-Dixon line. She studies family dynamics and small-town life while working toward her MFA-Creative Writing degree at Pacific University. She currently resides next to a cemetery in Portland, Oregon with her husband and son.

Lacey Jane Henson lives in Seattle, where she received an MFA in fiction from the University of Washington in 2006. This year, she is the first-prize winner of The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction, given by Nimrod International Journal. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in The Portland Review, MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine, Nimrod, and The Ne'er-Do-Well Magazine. In addition to stories, she's currently at work on a novel. 

MaryAnne McCollister lives in a house on a hill where she counts her blessings daily. Her fiction, creative non-fiction and author interviews can be found at various venues including Pindledyboz, Ink Pot and Web Del Sol. She studied journalism at San Francisco State, but has acquired a literary fiction-addiction. She is the senior associate editor at Vestal Review.

Joe Ponepinto’s work has been published in several print journals, including The Summerset Review’s annual anthology, Raven Chronicles, Soundings Review, Peeks & Valleys: A Southern Journal and Tobybashi, and has been accepted for an upcoming anthology titled Dogs Wet and Dry.

Liz Prato plays with words in beautiful Portland, Oregon. Her prize-winning writing has appeared in several publications, including Iron Horse Literary Review, Subtropics, Juked, Cream City Review, ZYZZYVA and Who’s Your Mama (Soft Skull Press). She teaches at the Attic Writers' Workshop, and has recently completed a novel about grief, art, sexual identity and the cosmos.  

Janet Shell Anderson is interested in writing flash fiction, and has been published in All My Grandmothers Could Sing. She is an attorney.