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S.D. Lishan is an associate professor of English at The Ohio State University. His book of poetry, Body Tapestries (Dream Horse Press), was awarded the Orphic Prize in Poetry and was published in 2006. His poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction have appeared in Arts & Letters, Kenyon Review, Boulevard, Another Chicago Magazine, The American Poetry Journal, Bellingham Review, XConnect, Barrow Street, Your Impossible Voice, Creative Nonfiction, and other fine magazines. He lives in Delaware, Ohio, with his wife, Lynda, and their dog, Kracker Jack. Stephen Linsteadt is a painter, poet, and writer. He is the author of the forthcoming poetry collection, The Beauty of Curved Space (Glass Lyre Press), and the non-fiction book, Scalar Heart Connection, which is concerned with humanity’s connection, or lack thereof, with Nature, the Earth, and the global community. His poetry has appeared in Silver Birch Press, Synesthesia Literary Journal, Pirene’s Fountain, San Diego Poetry Annual, Saint Julian Press, Poetry Box, Spirit First, and others. He has published articles about heart-centered consciousness in Whole Life Times, Awaken, Truth Theory, Elephant Journal, and others. Tim Tomlinson is a co-founder of New York Writers Workshop and co-author of its popular text, The Portable MFA in Creative Writing. His chapbook, Yolanda: An Oral History in Verse (Finishing Line Press) will appear in October 2015. His poems, stories, and essays have been