Jamie Grefe currently lives and works in Beijing, China where he teaches Literature and Creative Writing to high school students. His work appears or is forthcoming in Mud Luscious Press, Pulp Metal Magazine, Untoward Magazine, Emprise Review and elsewhere. Keep in touch: http://shreddedmaps.tumblr.com
Aidan Koch is an artist and illustrator working out of Portland, OR. Her first graphic novella, The Whale was released in October 2010. She is currently at work on various projects including a new blog Field Notes http://aidankochstudies.tumblr.com/ which documents her travels.
Barry N. Malzberg is the author of well over 50 books, of both fiction and non-fiction. This excerpt from Malzberg’s novella, “Final War,” originally published under the pen name of K.M. O’Donnell in 1968, has been re-released in its entirety in the collection The Very Best of Barry N. Malzberg by Nonstop Press. http://nonstop-press.com/
Lloyd Phillip’s work has appeared in The Bark, BULL, and Wigleaf. His band, The Oil Skins, recently released their debut album, Old Violence.
Cameron Pierce lives in Portland, Oregon. He is the author of Abortion Arcade, The Pickled Apocalypse of Pancake Island, Ass Goblins of Auschwitz, and other books. His work has appeared in The Barcelona Review, The Nervous Breakdown, The Pedestal Magazine, Verbicide, Everyday Genius, Kill Author, Bust Down the Door and Eat All the Chickens, The Dream People, and many other places. He is also the editor of Lazy Fascist Press. Visit him online at www.meatmagick.wordpress.com.
Zach Polis is the literary Andy Warhol. Paris Hilton’s twitter account and Hello Kitty product descriptions are his CampBell’s soup cans. His favorite things to write about are Sarah Jessica Parker and Chihuahuas. He is an author, musician, and illustrator. You may have seen him in Vogue.
Gary J. Shipley is the author of Theoretical Animals (BlazeVox Books) and co-author of Necrology (Paraphilia Books). He has published in various academic journals, including Analysis, Mind, Glossator, and Anthropology and Philosophy. He also has work that has appeared or is forthcoming in The Black Herald, Gargoyle, la Granada, > kill author, Spork, Thieves Jargon, elimae, The Dream People, etc. He is on the editorial board of the arts journal SCRIPT.
Shelby Wentz is a photographer/artist/musician living in Southern California with her husband and two cats.