Adam Peltz was born in Queens and raised on Long Island, with disreputable (in his mind) stints in Jersey, Michigan, California, Arizona, New York City, western Massachusetts, and Vermont. Currently, he serves as a Student Coordinator at LSU – Health Sciences Center. His creative work appears in publications that have included South Carolina Review, The Kerf, Sendero, Literary Magazine Review, NOLAFugees.com, and the collection Year Zero: A Year of Reporting from Post-Katrina New Orleans (NOLAFugees). Adam lives with his wife Ashley and their cat Baby in New Orleans.
M. NourbeSe Philip is a contributor to PREVIEW (for a future catalog).
Meg Pokrass is the author of Damn Sure Right (2011, Press 53). Her second collection of flash fiction, “Happy Upside Down” will be released in the Fall, 2013. Meg’s stories and poems have appeared in PANK, McSweeney’s, Two Serious Ladies, The Literarian, storySouth, Smokelong Quarterly, Wigleaf, The Rumpus, Yalobusha Review and various anthologies such as ROADSIDE CURIOSITIES: Stories about American Pop Culture (University of Leipzig Press in conjunction with Picador, 2013). Meg’s flash fiction “Nights” was selected by author Dan Chaon for Wigleaf‘s Top 50 online Fictions of 2012. Meg presently serves as an assoc. editor for Frederick Barthelme’s BLIP Magazine.
Frederick Pollack is the author of two book-length narrative poems, The Adventure and Happiness, both published by Story Line Press. Other of his poems and essays have appeared in Hudson Review, Southern Review, Fulcrum, Salmagundi, Poetry Salzburg Review, Die Gazette (Munich), Representations, and elsewhere. Poems have most recently appeared in the print journals Magma (UK), The Hat, Bateau, and Chiron Review. Online, poems have appeared in Big Bridge, Snorkel, Hamilton Stone Review, Diagram, BlazeVox, The New Hampshire Review, Denver Syntax, Barnwood, Wheelhouse, Mudlark, Shadow Train, and elsewhere. Pollack is an adjunct professor of creative writing at George Washington University, Washington, DC.
Kelli Pomroy is a recent graduate of Stetson University. She received her B.A. in English and will continue her education with a M.A. in English next spring. Outside of Stetson University’s literary magazine, Touchstone, this is her first publication. Currently, she lives in Daytona Beach, Florida where she continues to write poetry under the influence of large cups of coffee.
Mark Powell is the author of the novels PRODIGALS and BLOOD KIN, and has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and Breadloaf Writers’ Conference. He teaches at Stetson University in DeLand, FL.
Natanya Ann Pulley is half-Navajo born to Kiiyaa’aanii (Towering House Clan). Her maternal grandfather is Tachiinii (Red Running Into Water Clan). She is currently working on her PhD in Fiction Writing at the University of Utah and is co-editor of the forthcoming anthology Good Medicine: A Collection of Native American Humor (Red Horse Press 2013). A writer of primarily fiction and non-fiction with outbreaks in poetry, Natanya’s publications include Western Humanities Review, The Florida Review, Drunken Boat, and McSweeney’s Open Letters Column (among others). Her poetry will be included in the anthology Women Write Resistance (Blue Light Press 2013).