Issue Twenty-Four Contributors

Gillian Devereux received her MFA in Poetry from Old Dominion University and is currently a PhD candidate in the Media, Art, and Text program at Virginia Commonwealth University. She teaches Media Culture and English at Bay State College. Her poems have appeared in FOURSQUARE, H_NGM_N, Open Letters, Gargoyle, 32 Poems, Wicked Alice, and other journals.

James H. Duncan is a New York native and the editor of Hobo Camp Review. Being a lifelong student of the road, you’ll find him picking up non-credit courses in local dive bars, all-night cafes, and train station platforms minding his own damn business. Plainsongs, Red Fez, Gutter Eloquence Magazine, Reed Magazine, and The Battered Suitcase, among others, have welcomed his work.  Bird War Press released his fourth collection, Maybe a Bird Will Sing, in 2009.

Rich Ives has received grants and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Trust, Seattle Arts Commission and the Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines for his work in poetry, fiction, editing, publishing, translation and photography. His writing has appeared in Verse, North American Review, Massachusetts Review, Northwest Review, Quarterly West, Iowa Review, Poetry Northwest, Virginia Quarterly Review and many more. He is the 2009 winner of the Francis Locke Memorial Poetry Award from Bitter Oleander. His story collection, The Balloon Containing the Water Containing the Narrative Begins Leaking, was one of five finalists for the 2009 Starcherone Innovative Fiction Prize.

Paul Myette teaches high school and writes whenever he can find time.  He is a graduate of the Bread Loaf School of English and lives in Byfield, Massachusetts with his wife and his daughter.

Nate Pritts is the author of three full-length books of poems - The Wonderfull Yeare (Cooper Dillon Books, 2010), Honorary Astronaut (Ghost Road Press, 2008) & Sensational Spectacular (BlazeVOX, 2007).  Nate teaches gifted students online through Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Talented Youth.  The founder & principal editor of H_NGM_N, find him online at

Ross Rader lives in Pittsburgh, PA. His work can be found in WordRiot, Elimae, and Twelve Stories.

Felino A. Soriano (b. 1974, California), is a case manager and advocate for developmentally and physically disabled adults.  He has authored 22 collections of poetry, including Altered Aesthetics (ungovernable press, 2009), and Construed Implications (erbacce-press, 2009). His poems have appeared at Calliope Nerve, Full of Crow, BlazeVOX, Metazen, Heavy Bear, and elsewhere. He edits & publishes Counterexample Poetics, an online journal of experimental artistry, and Differentia Press, dedicated to publishing e-chapbooks of experimental poetry.  He is also a contributing editor for Sugar Mule, and consulting editor for Post: A Journal of Thought and Feeling.

Anna Sykora has been an attorney in New York and teacher of English in Germany, where she resides with her patient husband and three enormous Norwegian Forest Cats.  To date she has placed 64 tales and 119 poems in the small press or on the web.  Writing is her joy.