Issue IX, Volume IV : May 2013
Marcus Renner is working toward an MFA in playwriting at University of California, Riverside
Kamala Puligandla is a 25-year-old writer of short, somewhat absurd fiction. She is a graduate of Oberlin College
Clara Asuncion is currently pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts at the University of California, Riverside.
Tanya Frank, a UK writer and teacher, came to Los Angeles in 2001 where she lives with her partner, their two sons, and three rescued creatures.
Jackson Petsche is a PhD student of English at Syracuse University.
Akshay Govind Dixit is a 2nd Year Economics Honours student at Presidency University, Kolkata.
Illuminating the Shadows: A Special Section Exploring the Concept of Noir and its Continuing Influence, with preface by Robin Russin.
Jessi Sundell Cramer is a tattoo artist, playwright, screenwriter and such. Her plays have been performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, at the Ruskin Group Theatre in Santa Monica, California, and various points in between.
- Sara Green - Novel to Film: A Comparison of Double Indemnity and the Maltese Falcon
- Leonid Leonov - Nowhere Darker Than Space
- David Lopez - The Dreamers: A Modern Day Noir
- Alison Minami - Framing and Framed in Les Diaboliques and Laura
- SR Mishler - We All Go A Little Mad Sometimes
- Eric Montgomery - Invisible Noir: Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man as Noir
- Adam Pelavin - Dane Noir
- Chris Perry - Term Life
- Bala Rajasekharuni - The Voyage of Femme Fatale to India
- Eric Shonkwiler - A Darker Shade of Blues: Cowboy Bebop and the Fatalism of Film Noir
- Val Stulman - Femme/s, Film/s, Noir/e: Revisions
- Vicki Barras Tulacro - Mirror as a Fragmentation of Self