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Johnny Damm

Johnny Damm (1.1).

Johnny Damm is the editor-in-chief of A Bad Penny Review.

Samantha Deal

Samantha Deal (5.1).

Samantha Deal is originally from Western North Carolina, where she spent many a blissful day not wearing shoes. She holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Currently, she is working towards her doctorate at Western Michigan University, where she wears shoes pretty much all the time.

Samantha has been a finalist for The Hunger Mountain Ruth Stone Poetry Prize, the Mississippi Review Poetry Prize, the James Applewhite Poetry Prize, and the Dogwood Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in several journals, including Cold Mountain Review, Ninth Letter, The Journal, The North Carolina Literary Review, ElsewhereThe Mississippi Review, and Rattle—where she was a finalist for the 2014 Rattle Poetry Prize.


William Doreski

William Doreski (1.3).

William Doreski lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire. His most recent collection of poetry is Waiting for the Angel (2009). He has published three critical studies, including Robert Lowell’s Shifting Colors.  His essays, poetry, fiction, and reviews have appeared in many journals, including Massachusetts Review, Notre Dame Review, The Alembic, New England Quarterly, Harvard Review, Modern Philology, Antioch Review, Natural Bridge.  He won the 2010 Aesthetica poetry prize.

Amanda Dorsett

Amanda Dorsett (2.3).

Amanda Dorsett is a recent graduate of Stetson University. She received her B.A. in English with a minor in creative writing. At Stetson, she was a recipient of several awards including the Sullivan Creative Writing scholarship and the Byron H. Gibson Award, and she served as both the assistant editor and a contributor for Touchstone, the university’s literary magazine. Her recent work combines visual media and text to create digital art poetics. Currently, she lives in Brandon, Florida where she writes poetry and spends time with her family and fiancé.

Will Dunlap

Will Dunlap (2.2).

Will Dunlap grew up in Indiana, studied music at the University of Michigan, and spent three years as a fellow at the James A. Michener Center for Writers. His work has received the Keene Prize for Literature, appeared in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, and was chosen for inclusion on a program of “Arts and Letters Live” at the Dallas Museum of Art. A devotee of historical fiction, he recently set aside his long-suffering Civil War-era novel to complete a libretto for American composer William Cooper. The opera, Hagar and Ishmael, premieres in November, 2012.

Pete Duval

Pete Duval (1.1).

Pete Duval is the author of Rear View: Stories. Recent work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review and Witness. He teaches at West Chester University and lives in Philadelphia’s Chinatown.

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