CONTRIBUTORS: FALL 2008.
JACOB M. APPEL teaches at Brown University in Providence,
Island, and the Gotham Writers’ Workshop in New York City. His
fiction has appeared recently in Alaska Quarterly Review, Lake
Effect, The Missouri Review, and The Threepenny Review.
ASHLEY BARNETT is a graduate of the MFA Writing Program
Greensboro. She lives on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
DONALD BREES Donald Brees was the 2005-2007 poet in residence
Juniper in Amherst, Massachusetts. His poems are included in the
anthology Kindled Terraces: American Poets in Greece. He lives in
Northampton, Massachusetts, and on the Greek island of Paros.
DAVID BRUZINA has had poems appear in StorySouth,
and roger. He is an adjunct lecturer in the English Department at
the University of North Carolina Greensboro.
MATTHEW S. COLGLAZIER works as an academic advisor
Indiana University. His work has appeared in Harpur Palate,
Mudfish, Descant, and Whiskey Island. He lives on his family’s
farm in Heltonville, Indiana.
VIET DINH, a 2008 National Endowment
for the Arts Fellowship
recipient, has published stories in Five Points, The Threepenny
Review, Fence, Black Warrior Review, and elsewhere. He teaches
at the University of Delaware.
LEAH DUNHAM studied at the University of North
Chapel Hill, where she was a recipient of the Blanche Armfield
Prize for Poetry. She lives in California and is working towards an
MFA in poetry at the University of California, Irvine.
PAUL GIBBONS has published a chapbook,
Bray. Other work has
appeared in West Branch, Crab Orchard Review, The Journal, and elsewhere.
He taught in the county jail in Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico, before moving
to teach at the University of California, Merced.
JACK GILBERT, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,
four volumes of poetry: Views of Jeopardy, which won the Yale
Younger Poets Award, Monolithos, The Great Fires, and Refusing
Heaven, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and
The L.A. Times Book Prize. A new collection, The Dance Most of
All, is forthcoming.
KARIN GOTTSHALL is the author of
Crocus, winner of the Poets Out Loud Prize. Her recent work appears in The
The Virginia Quarterly Review, Shenandoah, and elsewhere. She
lives in Middlebury, Vermont.
THOMAS GOUGH is the pen name of Thom Conroy,
an American who teaches creative writing at Massey University in New Zealand.
His fiction has appeared in such journals as Prairie Schooner,
Colorado Review, Quarterly West, and Connecticut Review.
LINDA GREGG won the 2006 PEN/Voelcker Award
for Poetry. She is the author of six collections: In the Middle Distance,
and Flesh, Chosen by the Lion, The Sacraments of Desire, Alma,
and Too Bright to See. Her honors include fellowships from the
Guggenheim Foundation, the Lannan Literary Foundation, and the
National Endowment for the Arts. She lives in New York City.
BRIAN HART was born in central Idaho. He
now lives in Austin, Texas.
CAROL K. HOWELL is a graduate of the
Iowa Writers’ Workshop and lives in Illinois. Her fiction has appeared in such journals as
Crazyhorse, Other Voices, StoryQuarterly, and Redbook. She has
taught at the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Iowa, and Syracuse University.
JANICE LEVY Janice Levy is the author of thirteen children’s
books and the winner of the Writer’s Digest Competition for Best Literary
Short Story. Her fiction has appeared in many journals, including
Glimmer Train, StoryQuarterly, The Iowa Review, and Quarterly
West, among others. She lives in New York.
SEBASTIAN MATTHEWS is the author
of a poetry collection, We Generous, and a memoir, In My Father’s Footsteps,
and is coeditor of Search Party: Collected Poems of William Matthews. He
teaches at Warren Wilson College, co-edits Rivendell, and is the
creative director of Asheville Wordfest. His work appears in The
Atlantic, Tin House, and New England Review, and elsewhere.
BRYAN NARENDORF lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Washington Square, Georgetown Review, Ninth Letter, and elsewhere.
CHARLOTTE PENCE Charlotte Pence received the New Millennium
for Poetry, a fellowship from the Tennessee Arts Commission, and
other awards. Her work has appeared in Prairie Schooner, The Spoon
Review Poetry Review, South Carolina Review, and elsewhere.
She is a doctoral candidate at the University of Tennessee and
managing editor for Grist: The Journal for Writers.
VICTORIA SPROW Victoria Sprow is a student in the Iowa
where she also teaches undergraduate literature. Her stories have
appeared in such journals as Confrontation, Eureka Literary
Magazine, and The Stinging Fly. She was awarded an Honorable
Mention in the 2008 Atlantic Monthly Student Writing Contest.
KATE SULLIVAN is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’
lives in Ithaca, New York, where she is at work on a novel and a
collection of short stories.
CARINE TOPALCarine Topal is the author of a chapbook,
Bed of Want, and two
poetry collections, God As Thief and In the Heaven of Never Before.
Recipient of the Jane Kenyon Poetry Prize and the Robert G. Cohn
Prose Poetry Award, she has had work appear in such journals as
Water~Stone Review, Best of the Prose Poem, and Pacific Review.
She lives in Los Angeles, California.