Cate Marvin's first book, World's Tallest Disaster, was chosen by Robert Pinksy for the 2000 Kathryn A. Morton Prize and published by Sarabande Books in 2001. In 2002, she received the Kate Tufts Discovery Prize. Her poems have appeared inThe New England Review, Poetry, The Kenyon Review, Fence,The Paris Review, The Cincinnati Review, Slate, Verse, Boston Review, and Ninth Letter.
Kara Candito is the author of Taste of Cherry (University of Nebraska Press, September 2009), winner of the 2008 Prairie Schooner Book Prize. Her poems and reviews have appeared or will appear in such journals as Blackbird, AGNI, Prairie Schooner, The Kenyon
Rebecca Lehmann grew up on Wisconsin's Door Peninsula, and has since lived in Iowa and Florida. Her poems have been published, or are forthcoming, in Tin House, Denver Quarterly, The Iowa Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Indiana Review and other journals, and
Cole Krawitz was a Lecturer in June Jordan's Poetry for the People Program at University of California, Berkeley in Fall 2009. A Lambda Literary Foundation Fellow, Cole received an M.F.A in Creative Writing from Lesley University's Low-Residency MFA Program. Cole’s
Jojo Lazar was born in Washington, DC. She received a BA in three majors from Brandeis University and is about to receive her MFA in creative writing from Lesley University. She is a Boston-based performance artist/vaude-villain
Sarah Grieve is currently an MFA student at Florida State University. She played Division 1 basketball at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo during college. Her poems have appeared or will appear in New Madrid, New Ohio Review, Salamander, and The Sow's Ear Poetry
Rachel Inez Lane has moved away from Los Angeles to pursue a creative writing degree at Florida State University. Her writing has been in the Orlando Sentinel, Los Angeles Times,Boxcar Poetry Review, LA Review, and Rattle.