K.B. Carle lives outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and earned her MFA from Spalding University's Low-Residency program in Kentucky. When she is not exploring the realms of speculative, jazz, and historical fiction, K.B. avidly pursues misspelled words, botched plot lines, and rudimentary characters. Her work can be found in The Offbeat, Fiction Southeast, The WomenArts Quarterly Journal, FlashBack Fiction, The Molotov Cocktail, and The Cabinet of Heed. For more information visit her at http://kbcarle.wordpress.com/ or follow her on Twitter @kbcarle.
Evgenia Jen Baranova is an author from Russia. She graduated from Sevastopol National Technical University with a degree in Information Management Systems and Technologies in 2011. She was a finalist, prize-winner and laureate of a number of Russian-language literary contests. Baranova is the author of a book of poems, “Rybnoye Mesto” (“The Fishable Spot”). Her most recent poems have appeared "Panoplyzine"№9. (US)
Talitha Ford is a student and Genetics research assistant living in Iowa. She spends her days at a microscope looking at worms and writes poetry at night or in the gaps between experiments. She likes to focus on modern vernacular as poetry, and attributes this to a strange email exchange involving her cactus, Copernicus (sadly, not pictured).