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Apr 14

Laurie Levy

Laurie Levy is a Chicago writer.  Her fiction has appeared in Ohio Review, Mississippi Review, Story Quarterly, Other Voices, and many others, her non-fiction in national magazines and newspapers, from the Christian Science Monitor to the Chicago Tribune. She is also the author of four non-fiction books, and is currently agonizing about whether  she should try to find agent or publish her new novel as an e-book.


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Apr 14

Joan Wilking

Joan Wilking’s short fiction has been published in The Atlantic, The Bellevue Literary Review, The Barcelona Review, Other Voices, The Mississippi Review, Ascent, The MacGuffin, Hobart, The Huffington Post, The Santa Fe Writer’s Project Journal and many other literary magazines and anthologies online and in print. Her story, Deer Season, was a finalist for the 2010 Nelson Algren Short Story Competition of the Chicago Tribune. Her essay, Too Soon, is upcoming in the May 2014 issue of Brevity. She lives in Ipswich, Massachusetts, overlooking Ipswich Bay.


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Feb 14

Sandell Morse

Sandell Morse’s work has appeared in numerous publications including, Creative Nonfiction, Ploughshares, the New England Review, Fourth Genre and Ascent. Her essay, “Circling My Father” won the Michael Steinberg 2010 essay award. “Hiding,” published in Ascent, was named a notable essay of 2013 in Best American Essays, 2013. New work appears in the current issues of Calyx, Stone Voices and Ploughshares.


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Feb 14

MaryEllen Beveridge

MaryEllen Beveridge’s was a finalist for the 2013 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. Recent short story publications include Crab Orchard Review and Limestone Journal. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and teaches at Emerson College in Boston, Mass.


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Feb 14

Alex McElroy

Alex McElroy’s fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in print and online in Indiana Review, Tin House, Pinball, Booth, and elsewhere. He lives in Arizona, where he serves as the International Editor for Hayden’s Ferry Review. 


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Feb 14

Betsy Johnson-Miller

Garrison Keillor has read two of Betsy’s poems on The Writer’s Almanac, and a manuscript of her essays was a semi-finalist in the Graywolf Non-fiction Prize. Her work has appeared in Ascent, Agni (online), Gray’s Sporting Journal, Portland, and the Cortland Review. 


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Feb 14

Robin Chapman

 

Robin Chapman’s most recent collections are the art portfolio Dappled Things (Paris: Revue K, 2013), a collaboration with Peter Miller’s photogravures; and One Hundred White Pelicans (Tebot Bach, 2013), poems of climate change.

 


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Feb 14

Joannie Stangeland

Joannie Stangeland’s new book, In Both Hands, was recently released by Ravenna Press, which also published Into the Rumored Spring. Joannie is also the author of two chapbooks: Weathered Steps and A Steady Longing for Flight, which won the Floating Bridge Press Chapbook Award. Her poems have appeared in Superstition Review, Tulane Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review, First Water: Best of Pirene’s Fountain, Fire On Her Tongue, and other journals and anthologies.


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Feb 14

Aaron Krol

Aaron Krol’s forthcoming or has previously appeared in the Kenyon Review Online, Measure, the Carolina Quarterly, Ghost Ocean Magazine and others.

 


10
Feb 14

Kathleen Hellen

Kathleen Hellen is the author of Umberto’s Night (2012), winner of the Washington Writers’ Publishing House poetry prize, and The Girl Who Loved Mothra (2010). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in American Letters & Commentary; Barrow Street; Drunken Boat; Evergreen; New Letters; Prairie Schooner; Stand; Sycamore Review; Witness; among others. Awards include first-place poetry prizes from the H.O.W. Journal and Washington Square Review as well as two Pushcart nominations in 2013.