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Steve Klepetar's work has received several nominations for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. His latest collections include Speaking to the Field Mice (Sweatshoppe Publications), Blue Season (with Joseph Lisowski, mgv2>publishing), My Son Writes a Report on the Warsaw Ghetto (Flutter Press), and Return of the Bride of Frankenstein (Kind of a Hurricane Press). Lita Kurth (MFA Pacific Lutheran University) has had work published in Fjords Review, Brain,Child, Main Street Rag, Tikkun, NewVerseNews, Blast Furnace, ellipsis…literature and art, Compose, Redux, Raven Chronicles, Tattoo Highway, Composite Arts, Verbatim Poetry, the Santa Clara Review, Vermont Literary Review, DNA, and others. Her CNF, “Pivot,” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her CNF “This is the Way We Wash the Clothes,” presented at the Working Class Studies conference, 2012, won the 2014 Diana Woods Memorial Award (summer-fall 2014) and appeared in Lunchticket 2014. She contributes to Tikkun.org/tikkundaily, TheReviewReview.net, and classism.org. In 2013, she co-founded the Flash Fiction Forum, a reading series in San Jose. Jeffrey H. MacLachlan also has recent or forthcoming work in New Ohio Review, Eleven Eleven, Santa Clara Review, among others. He teaches literature at Georgia College & State University. He can be followed on Twitter @jeffmack. Sarah Marchant is a St. Louis poet. She enjoys baking and dressing colorfully, and lately she's finding it hard to sit still. See how her writing's going by following her on Twitter @apoetrybomb. Michael Maul has worked as a dishwasher and an English professor, and many things in between. He is currently living on Florida’s Gulf Coast, where in addition to writing he also plays bluegrass music. His work has appeared in various literary publications in the U.S., Europe and Australia, including Vine Leaves Literary Journal (October 2015), the Boston Literary Magazine (September 2015), Gravel Literary Review (March 2015), Pentimento Magazine (January 2015), The Blue Lake Review, The Front Porch Review, The Montucky Review, Big River Poetry Review, and Bitterzoet Magazine. He is also a past winner of the Mercantile Library Prize for Fiction. Will Nixon is the author of My Late Mother as a Ruffed Grouse and Love in the City of Grudges. He sometimes collaborates with his friend and fellow author Mike Jurkovic. Will lives in Kingston, NY. Bret Norwood lives in Sheridan, Wyoming. His stories and poetry have been published in the Open Window Review, Owen Wister Review, Soundzine, and other journals, and his poetry was recognized in the 2013 WyoPoets National and Members-Only contests. He is a staff blogger for the Sheridan Programmers Guild. Follow his work at bretnorwood.com. Jennifer Peedin originates from North Carolina, but now teaches English in South Korea. However, she has been unable to leave her Southern ways behind, and has figured out how to make biscuits and sweet tea in the land of kimchi. She is currently a student at Nort