David Backer’s short fiction has appeared in The Delinquent, Keyhole Digest, Boundoff! and others. He also edits fictiondaily.org, an aggregator site for online fiction, and teaches the Theory of Knowledge at the American School of Quito, Ecuador.
I. Fontana has lived in Avignon, Guadalajara, NYC; now resides in Portland, Oregon. Other work has appeared in BOMB, Bikini Girl, Gigantic; soon in Pop Serial, Word Riot and Spork Press.
L.A.-based visual artist Sonny Kay‘s collage and graphic design work has graced the covers of albums by artists as varied as Omar Rodriguez Lopez, Shooter Jennings, Red Sparowes, and The Glitch Mob. www.sonnykay.com
Robert Kloss is working on his novel The Ancient House and, lately, spending too much money on books.
Sam Luke is an artist and musician living in El Cajon, CA. He performs as Sam Hears.
Jennifer Oakes lives in San Diego and works as a trapper and iron-lung repairperson. “Time spent doing is wasting time better spent thinking about doing”…
Amber Sparks‘s work has appeared or is forthcoming in various publications, including Unsaid, New York Tyrant, PANK, Bust Down the Door and Eat all the Chickens, the Collagist, and Wigleaf. She is the fiction editor at Emprise Review, and she can be found online at www.ambernoellesparks.com.
Tetsunori Tawaraya is an artist and musician living in Tokyo, Japan. He is a founding member of the band Dmonstrations and 2UP. His artwork has been shown in galleries in both Japan and the US. www.freewebs.com/tetsunori
Writer & multimedia performer Barry Yourgrau is author of multiple books of short fiction including Wearing Dad’s Head and The Sadness of Sex, whose film version he co-wrote and starred in. He’s also written, with malice and menace, for kids: NASTYbooks (HarperCollins). His work has appeared in The Paris Review, Story, Bomb, Nerve, Film Comment, Poetry, Iowa Review, Columbia Journal, PEN America #5, NY Times, LA Times, Spin, New York, Independent (UK), Culture+Travel, Glamour, Salon, Self, Artforum, etc. He lives in New York and travels a lot. A print version of “Prelude” appeared in the Soho Square Anthology (Bloomsbury, UK). http://www.yourgrau.com
Alvaro Zinos-Amaro grew up in Europe, mostly, and despite the advice of his betters earned a BS in Theoretical Physics and studied creative writing. He now lives in California. His fiction has appeared in Farrago’s Wainscot, Neon Literary Magazine and other online venues. His reviews and critical essays have appeared in The New York Review of Science Fiction, The Internet Review of Science Fiction, Strange Horizons, Foundation and elsewhere. If you too are waiting for your own pet Aineko, visit Alvaro’s blog.