Tom Drury is the author of the novels Pacific (May 2013), The Driftless Area, Hunts In Dreams, The Black Brook, and The End of Vandalism. Path Lights, a short film based on his story of the same name, played in film festivals around the world and on David Lynch Foundation Television. He has lived in Iowa, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Florida, California, and, currently, New York.
Jessica Francis Kane is the author of a story collection, Bending Heaven, and a novel, The Report, which was a Barnes & Noble “Discover Great New Writers” selection and a finalist for the Center for Fiction’s 2010 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, the Indie Booksellers’ Choice Award, and the Grub Street Book Prize for Fiction. It is currently being adapted for the stage and the screen. Her stories and essays have appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, the Missouri Review, Granta, Narrative, McSweeney’s, the Yale Review, A Public Space, Salon, the Millions, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. A contributing writer for the online magazine the Morning News, she lives with her family in New York City.
Mark Bibbins teaches writing workshops at The New School, where he co-founded LIT magazine. His first book, Sky Lounge, won the Lambda Literary Award. His individual poems have appeared in Poetry, The Paris Review, The Yale Review, and in the anthology Take Three:3. He lives in New York City.