Joby Bass: Armadillo Hunting with an Old Man
Joby Bass grew up in a small town in north Louisiana. He left and, after many miles and several careers, is now completing his Ph.D. in geography at the University of Texas at Austin.
Andrea Coombes: Sharing Talia
Andrea Coombes is a freelance writer living in San Francisco. She and her 11-year-old daughter, Talia, often go for a bike ride when the stack of dishes in the sink gets too high.
Darcy Cummings: Return
Darcy Cummings lives in Laurel Springs, N.J. Her work has appeared in Poetry Northwest, Journal of New Jersey Poets, and Timber Creek Review, among other publications. She is currently working on a series of poems about a (fictional) 19th-century woman photographer.
Maggi Grace: Ironing My Hair
Maggi Grace is a writer and visual artist in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She has an MFA from UNC-Greensboro and has taught creative writing for the past 12 years. Her poetry and fiction have been widely published in literary magazines and anthologies. Her paintings and mosaics are available in galleries in North Carolina and Georgia and can be viewed on her Web site.
John Grey: All Hell at 55
John Grey's work has appeared or is forthcoming in Whetstone, Bottomfish, The South Carolina Review, Confluence, and the Pacific Coast Journal.
Angela Mankiewicz: The Touch of Her Skin
Angela Mankiewicz has published two chapbooks, Cancer Poems (UB Press) and Wired (Aquarius West Press). Her work has appeared in Lynx Eye, Lummox Journal, The Temple, The Montserrat Review, Pemmican, and Hawai'i Review.
Edith Pearlman: On Our Own
Edith Pearlman's recent collection of short stories, Love Among The Greats, won the Spokane Prize for fiction. It was published in October 2002 by Eastern Washington University Press.
Leone Scanlon: Bedtime Story
Leone Scanlon has published poems in Negative Capability, Common Ground Review, and The Maxis Review. A poem will appear in the fall issue of The Worcester Review.
Todd Schindler: McDadd Arrives Late to the Party
Todd Schindler is a writer, filmmaker, and semi-professional paranormal investigator who lives in Los Angeles. His work has appeared in Men's Journal, Metropolis, Condé Nast Epicurious, Fodor's, and on public television. His forthcoming album of filthy limericks, Songs of Detest, is available for purchase through his e-mail address.