- The People-
Perucci grudgingly lives in West Hartford, CT and
grew up in Southbury, CT.
Kate Switaj is an ESL teacher, a kimono copywriter,
an ex-expat, an accidental Japanophile, a Seattle native, and a Brooklyn
resident. She blogs here
Schwartz graduated from the University of Massachusetts
Amherst in 2006, where he majored in English. His work has appeared
in the Five College Literary Review as well as Jabberwocky. He lives
in New York City.
David Schwartz is
the former president of Seedhouse, the online interfaith committee.
Schwartz is the author of A Jewish Appraisal of Dialogue, and coauthor,
with Jacqueline Winston, of Parables In Black and White. Currently
a volunteer at Drake Hospital in Cincinnati, Schwartz continues to
Van Doorn's work
can also be found electronically at No Tell Motel, Coconut, Web
Conjunctions, Typo, Shampoo,
and Word For/Word.
Bourgeois was born in New Orleans, Louisiana
and raised in the Slidell/LaCombe area, as well as East New Orleans
on Bayou Sauvage. In 1996 he earned a B.A. from Louisiana State University
in English and in 2002 was the first graduate of The University of Mississippi’s
MFA program in creative writing. He has published translations, fiction,
memoirs, poetry, and interviews in over two hundred magazine and journals
in North America, Europe, and Asia. In 2004, he was the winner of the
University of Milwaukee’s Cream City Review’s poetry contest
for his poem “The Shed: The Daughter of Shadows Speaks from Max
Beckmann’s The Dream (1921).” Other awards include, The
Robert Penn Warren Award, the Common Ground Review’s poetry award,
an Excellence Award from the Dana Literary Society, three Editor’s
Choice Awards, four Pushcart nominations, as well as an artist grant
from the Mississippi Arts Commission. Bourgeois’ books include,
Through the Cemetery Gates, The Distance of Ducks, The Animal, Cora
Falling Off the Face of the Earth, White Night, Fragments of a Life
Thirty-two Years Gone, OLGA and a forthcoming collection of short prose,
The Gar Diaries. In 2006, his poetry was accepted for inclusion in Scrivener’s
Best American Poetry 2007. Bourgeois is also co-founder and editor of
VOX, an independent experimental literary journal based in Oxford, Mississippi.