Andrew Bomback is a physician and writer in New York. His work has recently appeared in Hobart, Essay Daily, Diagram, Bellevue Literary Review, Westchester Review, and Elysian Fields Quarterly.
Michael Copperman’s work has appeared in The Sun, The Oxford-American, Guernica, Creative Nonfiction, Salon, and Triquarterly Online, among others, and garnered fellowships and awards from the Munster Literature Center, the Oregon Arts Commission, Literary Arts, and Bread loaf Writer’s Conference.
Lydia Davis is the author of one novel and seven story collections. Her recent publications include Can’t and Won’t (Farrar, Straus & Giroux in 2014), The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis (Hamish Hamilton, 2010), a chapbook entitled The Cows (Sarabande Press, 2010), and a new translation of Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary (Viking Penguin, 2011). She has translated the works of many French writers, as well as the short stories of Dutch author A.L. Snijders. In 2013 she was awarded Man Booker International Prize.
Kathy Fagan’s most recent collection is Lip, and her fifth book, Sycamore, will be published by Milkweed Editions in 2016. She teaches at Ohio State, where she also serves as Editor for OSU Press/The Journal Poetry Prize. Find her on the web at www.kathyfagan.net.
Robert Hamberger has been awarded a Hawthornden Fellowship and shortlisted for a Forward prize. His poetry has featured on the Guardian Poem of the Week website, and appeared in The Observer, New Statesman, Gay Times, The Spectator and Poetry Review. He has published six pamphlets. His full-length collections are Warpaint Angel (1997),The Smug Bridegroom (2002) and Torso (Redbeck, 2007.) His fourth collection Blue Wallpaper is forthcoming from Waterloo Press. He lives in Brighton.
Quinn Lewis is currently an MFA candidate in poetry at the University of Oregon, where she teaches undergraduate writing. Her poems have been featured in Birmingham Poetry Review and Best New Poets 2014.
Adrian Van Young:
Adrian Van Young is the author of The Man Who Noticed Everything (Black Lawrence Press, 2013), a collection of stories, and the novel Shadows in Summerland, forthcoming in 2016 from Chizine Publications. His fiction and non-fiction have been published or are forthcoming in Lumina, Gigantic, The American Reader, Black Warrior Review, The New Orleans Review, Slate and The Believer, among many others. He is a regular contributor to electricliterature.com. He lives in New Orleans with his wife Darcy and his son Sebastian. See more at: adrianvanyoung.com.
Ryan Whatley was born in Hastings in 1986. He is a Blake Society Tithe Grant poet. His poems have appeared in Forward Poetry: Great Escapes, Magma, Other Poetry; featured as part of Live Canon¸Writing For Voices and set to music performed at St Paul’s Cathedral. He is currently awaiting his first full collection.
Tim Youngs’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Staple, Hinterland, The Interpreter’s House, Prole, The Nightwatchman: The Wisden Cricket Quarterly, The Euonia Review, The Stare’s Nest, and Ink, Sweat and Tears, among other places. He teaches at Nottingham Trent University and is the author or editor of 9 critical books, mostly on travel writing.