Zest Lit Issue 2, October 2013 - Page 219

Anne Britting Oleson: Anne Britting Oleson has been published widely in North America, Europe and Asia. She earned her MFA at the Stonecoast program of USM. She has published two chapbooks, The Church of St. Materiana (2007) and The Beauty of It (2010). Another book, Counting the Days, is scheduled for release next year.


Barbara Lee and John Costello: Photographer John Costello and freelance writer Barbara Lee live in Eugene, Oregon. They are winter volunteers in Yellowstone National Park close to the wildlife-rich Lamar River Valley.



Bill Vernon: Bill Vernon served in the United States Marine Corps, then studied English literature. Many years later, he is still recovering from those experiences. Writing is his therapy, along with exercising outdoors and doing international folkdances. His poems, stories and nonfiction have appeared in a variety of magazines and anthologies, and Five Star Mysteries published his novel OLD TOWN in 2005.