Amy Holman is a poet and literary consultant occasionally writing essays and fiction in Brooklyn, New York, and who teaches poetry workshops at The Hudson Valley Writers Center. Magazine editors have nominated her poems and nonfiction for Pushcart Prizes, a fiction chapbook made it to finalist at Anchor & Plume in 2015, a poetry chapbook won the 2004 Dream Horse Press contest, and Robert Bly selected a poem for The Best American Poetry 1999. Her most recent book is Wrens Fly Through This Opened Window (Somondoco Press, 2010).
Anna Mockler’s novel, The Rat Hunt Boys, a black comedy of revolution in dystopia, was published 2016 by Autonomedia/ Unbearable. Her story collection, Burning Salt (StringTown Press) appeared in 2004. Mockler’s fiction has appeared in Brooklyn Rail, Sensitive Skin, Exquisite Corpse, and several anthologies, including Unbearables anthologies 2009 and 2011, and Wreckage of Reason: Anthology of XXperimental Prose by Women Writers (Vol. I 2008; Vol. II 2014), etc. She left Brooklyn for Seattle in late 2016.
Bonny Finberg’s novel, Kali's Day, was published in 2014 by Autonomedia/ Unbearable Books. She is the recipient of a 2014 Acker Award For Fiction. Other publications include a short story collection, How the Discovery of Sugar Produced the Romantic Era, (Sisyphus Press, NY) and a poetry and collage collection, Déjà Vu (Corrupt Press, Paris), as well as short work in numerous journals, e.g., Brooklyn Rail, Sensitive Skin, and anthologies like The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. She lives in New York City and is working on her second novel.