Matthew Cooperman is the author of the text + image collaboration Imago for the Fallen World, w/Marius Lehene (Jaded Ibis Press, 2013), Still: of the Earth as the Ark which Does Not Move (Counterpath Press, 2011), DaZE (Salt Publishing Ltd, 2006) and A Sacrificial Zinc (Pleiades/LSU, 2001), winner of the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize, as well as three chapbooks. A founding editor of Quarter After Eight, and co-poetry editor of Colorado Review, he teaches in the Creative Writing program at Colorado State University. He lives in Fort Collins with his wife, the poet Aby Kaupang, and their two children. More information at: www.matthewcooperman.com Cooperman
Khadijah Queen is the author of Conduit (Black Goat/Akashic Books 2008) and Black Peculiar, which won the 2010 Noemi Press book award for poetry, as well as two chapbooks. Individual poems appear in jubilat, Eleven Eleven, Aufgabe and many other journals and anthologies. She works full time as a transcript editor for a finance company.
Chris Tonelli works in the Libraries at NC State and co-owns So & So Books in downtown Raleigh, where he lives with his wife, Allison, and their two kids, Miles and Vera. He is a founding editor of the independent poetry press, Birds, LLC, and he curates the So & So Series and edits So & So Magazine. His first full-length collection is The Trees Around (Birds, LLC), and his fifth chapbook, Increment, is available from Rye House Press.
Angela Buck is currently a Ph.D. candidate in creative writing at the University of Denver. Her stories have appeared in Western Humanities Review, Mid-American Review and collected in Modern Grimmoire: Fairy Tales, Fables and Folklore.