Chad Davidson holds an M.A. from the University of North Texas and a Ph.D. from Binghamton University. He is the author of From the Fire Hills (2014), The Last Predicta (2008), and Consolation Miracle (2003), all on Southern Illinois University Press.
Gregory Fraser holds an M.F.A. from Columbia University and a Ph.D. from the University of Houston. He is the author of Strange Pietà (Texas Tech University Press, 2003), Answering the Ruins (2009), and Designed for Flight (2014), both from Northwestern University Press, and is the recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.
Together, Chad and Greg have also published two textbooks: Writing Poetry: Creative and Critical Approaches (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2008) and Analyze Anything: A Guide to Critical Reading and Writing (Continuum-Bloomsbury, 2012).
Dionne Irving Bremyer
Dionne Irving Bremyer is originally from Toronto, Ontario. Her work has appeared in Boulevard Magazine, LitHub, Missouri Review, and New Delta Review, among others. Her essay “Treading Water” was a notable essay in Best American Essays 2017, and she recently co-edited the collection Breastfeeding & Culture: Discourses and Representations. She has also received fellowships from the Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation and Sewanee Writers’ Conference. Her novel Quint is forthcoming from 7.13 Books in Spring 2021.
Krista Hoefle has had international solo and group exhibitions at numerous galleries and museums, including the Akron Museum of Art, Heron Arts (San Francisco), Packer Schopf Gallery (Chicago), TrykTrykTryk Gallery (Copenhagen, Denmark), High Loft Gallery (New York City), and many others. She has been a visiting artist at the University of Tennessee, University of Rochester, and the University of Southern Maine. Her work has been reviewed in regional and national publications such as Sculpture Magazine, Art Papers, The Wall Street Journal, and TimeOut Chicago. She currently teaches at St. Mary's College in South Bend, Indiana.
Susannah B. Mintz
Susannah B. Mintz is chair of the English Department at Skidmore College. She is the author of a Kindle Single entitled “Match Dot Comedy” (2013) and winner of the 2014 South Loop National Essay Prize. Her work has appeared in Best New Poets 2016, American Literary Review, The Writer’s Chronicle, Birmingham Poetry Review, Epiphany, Ninth Letter, Life Writing, Michigan Quarterly Review, Sycamore Review, Puerto del Sol, and elsewhere. She was a finalist for the 2010 William Allen nonfiction prize and received a Notable Essay mention in the Best American Essays 2010.
Craig Schroer has worked in higher education for nearly three decades, including twenty years at UT Austin, where he was the Electronic Services and Assistant Head of Reference Services at the world-renowned Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection. His prior education is in music (B.A. Music Education, Choral Emphasis, M.M. Classical Guitar Performance) during which time he won first place at the state and regional level in the Music Teachers National Association Wurlitzer Collegiate Artist Competition.
Megan Sexton’s poetry collection Swift Hour received the Adrienne Bond award. Her poetry and nonfiction have appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, ,
and elsewhere. She teaches at Georgia State University where she edits Five Points. She lives in Decatur, Georgia, with her husband and daughter, and also plays drums for The Skylarks.