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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Maxine Rosaler

Maxine Rosaler’s fiction has been published in The Southern Review, New York Press and other small literary magazines.  Work is forthcoming in Able Muse, Fifth Wednesday, Glimmer Train and The South Carolina Quarterly. Her nonfiction publications include a young adult book published by Houghton-Mifflin, which was both a Junior Literary Guild and starred Booklist selection. She […]

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Katharine Coles

Katharine Coles’ fifth poetry collection, The Earth Is Not Flat (Red Hen 2013), was written under the auspices of the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic Artists and Writers Program; ten poems from the book, translated into German by Klaus Martens, appeared in the summer 2014 issue of the journal Matrix.  Her sixth collection, Flight, is due […]

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Suzanne Farrell Smith

Suzanne Farrell Smith’s recent work has appeared in Crab Creek Review, Literary Mama, and PANK. An essay in Post Road was listed as notable in Best American Essays 2014. Another essay is forthcoming in Creative Nonfiction’s anthology Oh Baby!: True Stories About Tiny Humans.

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