Holly Painter is the author of the poetry collection Excerpts from a Natural History (Titus Books, 2015). Her work has appeared in Sport, Landfall, The New Zealand Listener, JAAM, Arena, Barrelhouse, The Cream City Review, and others. She lives with her wife and son in Vermont, where she teaches writing and literature at the University of Vermont. Holly is currently working on a non-fiction book on obsolete jobs and a poetry collection based on cryptic crosswords. Find out more at hollypainter.com
PJ Rusch, also published as Jason Phoebe Rusch, has an MFA in fiction from University of Michigan. Dualities, their first book, is available from Hobart's SF/LD press. Their poems, essays, and stories can be found in BOATT, Lambda Literary's poetry spotlight, Catapult, and The Rumpus, among other places. They are also a 2017 Luminarts fellow.
Thomas M. McDade resides in Fredericksburg, VA, previously CT & RI. He is a graduate of Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT. McDade is twice a U.S. Navy Veteran serving ashore at the Fleet Anti-Air Warfare Training Center, Virginia Beach, VA and aboard the USS Mullinnix (DD-944) and USS Miller (DE/FF 1091). His fiction was most recently published by Rumblefish Quarterly.