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Santer Rikki Rikki Santer is an award-winning poet whose work has appeared in numerous publications including Ms. Magazine, Poetry East, Margie, Crab Orchard Review, Grimm and The Main Street Rag. Two of her published poetry collections have explored place: Front Nine (the Hopewell earthworks of Newark, Ohio) and Kahiki Redux (the late Kahiki Supper Club of Columbus, Ohio). Clothesline Logic was published by Pudding House as finalist in their national chapbook competition, and her latest collection, Fishing for Rabbits, was published by Kattywompus Press. She lives in Columbus, Ohio, where she teaches literature, writing and film studies at a public high school. Sinex CD CD Sinex lived in rural Hokkaido (Japan’s northernmost island) for 20 years. His poems have appeared in Every Day Poets, The Boston Literary Magazine, The Icebox (Kyoto, Japan), Contemporary Haibun On-Line, and Four and Twenty, among others. He currently lives in the Pacific Northwest. Williams Brittany R Brittany Renee Williams breathes fiction and writing keeps her sane. So much so that she graduated from Texas A&M University with her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. After college, she survived being a paralegal and wrote more legal documents than any sane person should. Now she stays at home with four beautiful children and of course, writes. She has been published in the Campbell County Observer, Sprout Online Magazine, and the Wyoming Writer's Newsletter. She placed third in Wyoming Writer's Contest for Flash Fiction. Zapata Angel Although Angel Zapata currently lives in Georgia, he was raised on the streets of New York City and uses the grit still clinging to his shoes to chalk up fiction and poetry. He is the recipient of the 2012 Mariner Award for Bewildering Stories’ most outstanding flash fiction work of the year, “Carrion Folk,” and a winner of MicroHorror’s 2013 CJ Henderson Memorial Award for his horrific tale, “Eye Appeal.” He’s authored the poetry chapbooks, “An Offering of Ink and Feathers,” and “Prayers from Crooked Spines.” Gyroscope Review 64 !