& Founder: Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum
Assistant Editor: Matthew Huff
Managing Editor: Michael Pilola
Contributing Editors: Aaron Bauer, Jenna
Bazzell, Steve Davenport, & Zachary
McFadyen-Ketchum is a poet, editor, and educator. His first book of poetry, Ghost Gear, is forthcoming
with the University of Arkansas Press and his anthology, Apocalypse Now: Poems and Prose from the End of Days, was released on December 21, 2012. He also writes
reviews, interviews established and burgeoning writers, edits journals, and produces
a podcast. Andrew's work recently appears or is forthcoming in journals such as The
Writer's Chronicle, The Southern Poetry Anthology, Ascent, Glimmer Train, American Literary Review,
The Spoon River Poetry Review, Poet Lore, The Missouri Review, storySouth, Blackbird, InsideHigherEd.com, Eclipse, Copper
Nickel, New Letters, Hayden's Ferry Review, Potomac Review, and The Southern Indiana Review,among
others. He is Acquisitions Editor for Upper Rubber Boot Books; is editor of an anthology; writes a web-column, poetry=am^k, as a Contributing Editor for The Southern Indiana Review; and is Founder and Editor of PoemoftheWeek.org and Managing Editor of AdHominem.weebly.com. Andrew is also a freelance Writing Coach, Copy-Editor, Tutor, and Ghostwriter. He holds a Masters of Fine Arts Degree from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale and is an Instructor of Creative Writing
and English at the University of Colorado - Denver. You can learn more about him at AndrewMK.com.
Huff is a student at the University of Colorado Denver where he studies Creative Writing and is an editorial
assistant for the journal Copper Nickel. His work has recently appeared in The Allegheny Review and Paragon. He also holds a degree in Elementary Education from Colorado Christian University. Matthew lives near Denver
with his wife, two dogs, and a kitty he is allergic to.
receiving Virginia Tech's Fiction Award in 2004, Michael Pilola has published work in Taj
Mahal Review, In Medias Res, Ascent Aspirations, and Poor Mojo's Almanac(k). He received his
MFA from Hollins
University in 2007, and now lives in Hampton Roads, Virginia, where he teaches English and occasionally updates
his art and literature blog, Ad Hominem.com.
received his MFA from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and is currently teaching at the Metropolitan State University of
Denver. His poems/reviews/interviews/visual artwork have appeared or are forthcoming in Spillway, The Other
Journal, Superstition Review, Blood Lotus Journal, Time of Singing, The Furnace Review,
Smoking Poet, Inscape, Prism Review, Antipodes and Permafrost. He is interested
in formal, experimental, visual and electronic poetry as well as children's literature and illustration.
Jenna Bazzell is a PhD candidate in poetry at Oklahoma State University.
She received her MFA in poetry from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and her undergraduate degree in English from the
University of Alabama-Birmingham. She won the 2010 AWP Intro Journal Award for her poem "Wet Field," received Honorable
Mention for the Academy of American Poets Prize for her poem "Into the Damp Woods." Two of her poems have recently
been anthologized in Apocalypse Now: Poems and Prose from the End of Days. Her poems have appeared in Saxifrage
Press, Hayden's Ferry Review, and forthcoming in Naugatuck River Review and Sou'wester.
Steve Davenport is the author of two poetry collections: Overpass (2012) and Uncontainable
Noise (2006). His poems, stories, and essays have been anthologized, reprinted, and published in dozens of literary
magazines. A recent story in The Southern Review received a 2011 Pushcart Prize Special Mention. His Murder
on Gasoline Lake, published in Black Warrior Review and later as a chapbook, is listed as Notable in Best
American Essays 2007. His scholarship includes essays about the Beat Generation, Jack Kerouac, and Richard Hugo. Recently
he's gotten involved in songwriting projects. One example is Art Box Collective. Another is the work he's done with
Bruce "Bruiser" Rummenie on This Noise in My Blood, a CD of seven songs.
Zachary Macholz is an MFA student in Poetry at Southern Illinois University
Carbondale. He earned his BA in Creative Writing at Susquehanna University, where his work appeared in RiverCraft,
and where he was selected in 2004, 2005, and 2006 as outstanding student writer in poetry by visiting editors including
Christian Wiman (Poetry) and Shannon Ravenel (Algonquin Books). He served as poetry editor of RiverCraft and
also helped launch The Susquehanna Review, a national undergraduate literary magazine for which he later served
as Managing Editor and Co-Chief Editor, and also interviewed visiting writers like Rafael Campo and Ellen Bryant Voigt.
He spent five years after graduation teaching high school English in The Bronx, where he earned his MS in English Education
from Lehman College.