Susan Elizabeth Howe

Susan Elizabeth Howe’s second poetry collection, Salt, was published by Signature Books in 2013.  Her first collection, Stone Spirits, won the publication award of the Redd Center for Western Studies.  Her poems have appeared in Poetry, The New Yorker, Shenandoah, Southwest Review, and other journals.  She is a reviewer and contributing editor of Tar River […]

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Karen Babine

Karen Babine’s debut essay collection, Water and What We Know: Following the Roots of a Northern Life, is available now from the University of Minnesota Press. Her work has appeared in Ascent, River Teeth, North Dakota Quarterly, Weber: The Contemporary West, Fugue, Sycamore Review, and was listed as a Notable in the 2014 Best American Essays. […]

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Justin Hamm

Justin Hamm is the author of a full length collection of poems, Lessons in Ruin, and two poetry chapbooks. He is the founding editor of the Museum of Americana and his work has appeared in Nimrod, The Midwest Quarterly, Sugar House Review, Hobart, the Weekly Rumpus and elsewhere. Justin has also received the Stanley Hanks […]

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Pam Houston

Pam Houston is the author of five books of fiction and nonfiction including Cowboys Are My Weakness and Contents May Have Shifted.  She teaches creative writing at University of California, Davis, the Institute of American Indian Arts, and is Cofounder of the literary non-profit, Writing By Writers. “For seven days this February I had the […]

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Diane Prokop

Diane Prokop is a former media specialist whose book reviews are published in Foreword Reviews magazine, and at various places online. She has written dozens of articles for national magazines on arts and crafts, and her photos have appeared in Publishers Weekly, Shelf Awareness, and other magazines. Her blog features author photos and interviews, book […]

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Jessamyn Smyth

Jessamyn Smyth’s art has appeared in Red Rock Review, American Letters and Commentary, Nth Position, MiCrow/Full of Crow, Wingbeats: Exercises and Practices in Poetry, and many other journals and anthologies. She has received honorable mention in Best American Short Stories (2006), a long list of prize nominations, and is the recipient of fellowships, scholarships, and […]

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Robyn Lynn

My home is flat-roofed late 1950’s rambler on a quarter acre corner lot in the town where I was born. Our yard is fully fenced with a large vegetable garden taking up most of the backyard. We share the land with three chickens and several thousand bees from my hives. We also share it with […]

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L.E. Miller

L.E. Miller’s work appears most recently in Nimrod International Journal, the Cimarron Review, and The Drum. Her previous contribution to Ascent, Peacocks, was republished in C4, an anthology of the best fiction published on line that year.

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John Picard

John Picard earned his MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He has published fiction and nonfiction in Iowa Review, The Gettysburg Review, New England Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Mid-American Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, West Branch, North Dakota Quarterly, and elsewhere. A collection of stories, Little Lives, was published by Mint Hill Books.

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