Wendy Brenner is the author of Large Animals in Everyday Life,
which won the 1994 Flannery O'Connor Award from University of Georgia Press.
She teaches in the MFA program at University of North Carolina-Wilmington.
Ann Bronston is an actress who has appeared on television, in a few
rarely seen movies, and in theatre in Los Angeles. She lives on a farm in
Tampa with her husband, John Flynn, and their children, Walker and Caitlin,
and lots of other animals.
Andrea Carter Brown is an accountant living in New York. Her poems have
appeared in Borderlands, The Gettysburg Review, and
Marlboro Review, among others, and have received awards from the Poetry
Society of America and The Writers' Voice.
Kathryn Chetkovich lives in Boulder Creek, California, where she works as
a freelance editor. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in The
Georgia Review, New England Review, Missouri Review,
ZYZZYVA, and The Threepenny Review.
Patricia Clark teaches at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. Her
poetry has appeared in such magazines as Poetry, The New Criterion,
and The North American Review, as well as placing in such
competitions as the Walt Whitman/Academy of American Poets prize and the
Poetry Society of America's Lucille Medwick Memorial Award. She coedited an
anthology of contemporary women writers, Worlds in Our Words (1997).
Brock Clarke earned his Ph.D. in English from the University of Rochester
and currently teaches at Cornell University. His fiction has appeared in
American Fiction, and he has received the North Country Award for
fiction, a Bread Loaf Writers' Conference scholarship, and a New York State
Writers Institute fellowship.
Michael Dahlie is in the MFA program at Washington University in St.
Louis. He has had stories published in Blip Magazine Archive and The
Kiki DeLancey loves editors, especially those at Quarter After Eight,
Boston Review, The Bridge, and Bookpage. She has a
novel in circulation and is writing another one. She lives in Cambridge,
Chard deNiord is author of a collection of poems, Asleep in the Fire
(1990). Recent work appears in The Iowa Review, Ploughshares,
The Gettysburg Review, and The Harvard Review and will be
anthologized in The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses 1998.
Jon Erickson works as a patents and trademarks librarian at Vanderbilt
University. In the past year his poems have appeared in Agnieszka's Dowry
and The Vanderbilt Review.
Adam Frey lives in San Francisco. This is his first published story.
Bill Gordon is working on a novel set in Jersey City, NJ, where he grew
up, and is completing the graduate writing program at Columbia University.
His stories and essays have appeared in The New York Times Magazine,
Christopher Street, The James White Review, and New York
Aviva Luria writes and resides in Davis, CA. This is her first published
David Kirby is the W. Guy McKenzie Professor of English at Florida State
University. A collection of poems, My Twentieth Century, will be
published next year by Orchises Press. Other work appears in The Kenyon
Review, Ploughshares, Parnassus, and other journals.
Stephen Knauth, a 1996 NEA fellow, lives in Charlotte where he develops
online help systems for health care applications. He is author of five
collections of poetry, including Twenty Shadows and The River I
Know You By, forthcoming from Four Way Books.
Elizabeth Kostova is recipient of numerous awards, including the Wallace
Fiction Prize at Yale; her work appears in The Best American Poetry 1997.
A history/travel memoir with architect Anthony Lord was published in 1995.
Louis Mazzari works at Boston University. His poetry and fiction can be
found in Antioch Review, Atlanta Review, and New
Renaissance. He is a contributor to the forthcoming Encyclopedia of
New England Culture.
Winner of Atlanta Review's International Grand Prize in Poetry and
Bellingham Review's 49th Parallel Award, George O'Connell teaches at
Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. His book, Inadmissible Evidence,
will be published in December as part of the Soundpost Prize in Poetry.
Richard Schmitt is working on an MFA at the Warren Wilson Program for
Writers. "Leaving Venice, Florida" is his first published story.