Brandon Barrett is 23 and goes to school in Dayton Ohio. He writes silly poems about silly things because he doesn’t understand things and writing helps him feel like he has control over random feelings everyone has but everyone hates, unless they are jerks. He edits the literary zine Psychic Panda and coincidently loves Pandas.
Sean Ruane has been published in Thieves Jargon, Eyeshot, Sien und Werden, Mississippi Crow, Elimae (as Julio Froberg) and other places. He writes shit in a grad program at Johns Hopkins.
Brandi Wells stalks people. People that are alive, dead or on the internet. People on the internet are neither alive or dead. They are just things inside her computer. She sometimes blogs at http://brandiwells.blogspot.com/
Lisa Ladehoff lives alone in a tiny two-bedroom on the south side of Chicago. She enjoys most varieties of smoked cheeses. She is currently working to compile a collection of short stories inspired by inexperience.
Daniel Bailey is a recent graduate of Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. His poetry has appeared in various online journals and one or two print. His favorite bear is probably the malayan sun bear. His blog is called something different almost every day.
Katrina NGUYEN currently lives in the city of Denver where she spends a lot of her time drinking coffee and spraying her cat with 'punishment water.' She has recently decided that she is not a writer anymore and can now dedicate all her time to being a full-time coffee-drinker and cat-punishment-water-sprayer. Her hobbies include long walks on the beach, talking over exotic teas, heroin, and prostitution. She also enjoys writing strangers handwritten letters, so if you would like one, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Matthew Savoca is slowly becoming world famous. People from the following countries have been visiting his blog recently: Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Romania, China, Korea, South Africa, Australia, England, and Canada.
J. A. Tyler has recent work in Elimae, Lamination Colony, Night Train, Underground Voices, & Word Riot. His chapbook The Girl in the Black Sweater is available now from Trainwreck Press and his debut novella is forthcoming from Ghost Road Press in 2009. He is also founding editor of Mud Luscious, a reviewer for Rural Messengers Press, and a member of the Pindeldyboz editorial team. Read more at www.aboutjatyler.com or www.aboutjatyler.blogspot.com.
Shane Jones is the author of the chapbook "I Will Unfold You With My Hairy Hands" (Greying Ghost 2008) and the novel "Light Boxes" (Publishing Genius 2009). He blogs at shaneejones.blogspot.com.
Jenn Ashworth is a compulsive liar with real-life problems. She can't do magic tricks and she's never met a bear. She live in Preston, which has nothing to do with it. She blogs here.
The artwork for this issue is a mash-up of shit done by Kara Lewis, Brett McAfee, and Stephen Lewis.