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MARTINA REISZ NEWBERRY lives in Palm Springs, CA with

her husband, Brian Newberry—a vidographer, and their cat, Gato. Her first published book was a memoir: Lima Beans and City Chicken: Stories From the Open Hearth, published by E.P. Dutton and Co., New York, 1988. She has been awarded residencies at Yaddo colony for the Arts, Djerassi Colony for the Arts, and at Anderson Center for Disciplinary Arts. Newberry was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in Poetry by poet Andrew Hudgins in 1989 and, in 1998, received i.e. magazine’s “Editor’s Choice for 1998” award (Astra Press) which included the publishing of her chapbook: An Apparent, Approachable Light. She was included in Ascent Aspirations’ first Anthology and has been widely published in literary magazines. Her most recent books are: 100 Select Poems plus One and What We Can’t Forgive. is a Creative Writing Coordinator at San Diego Mesa College. His new poetry chapbook, Riverwalker, is forthcoming from Mountains and Rivers Press in 2012. You can see his clay art at The Spirit of the Salmon Fund, hear him read two poems at Fogged Clarity, or listen to his 31-minute interview about The Warrior Poems and Other Poems. His newest work is at Scythe and Untitled Country Review. SCOTT STARBUCK

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is an Associate Professor of English at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. His most recent publication is an essay on Elvis in Trans-Portal: The Hub of Transformation Studies. STEPHEN NEWTON

YINKA REED-NOLAN is a MFA candidate at California State

University Fresno, where she also teaches in the first year writing program. Her nonfiction was recently featured on the PANK blog and she has an essay forthcoming in Bloom. When she isn’t writing, Yinka spends her time obsessing over the Food Network, baseball and dogs (even the cute ones). MELISSA WILEY’s

a freelance writer and editor living in Chicago who harbors delusive dreams of terraforming Neptune. c o n t r i b u t o r s

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MARIA SURAWSKA is a freelance graphic designer living in

Chicago. She enjoy taking photographs, many of which you are seeing in this issue. She draws tiny things with faces on notecards and enjoys her whiskey neat.

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