Diana George/ Cole Anders
Seattle, WA – “I have published fiction in 3rd Bed, Post Road, Denver Quarterly, and Chicago Review, as well as the chapbook Disciplines (Noemi Press). I have been awarded an NEA for fiction. I have an MFA from Brown University, and am currently working on a PhD in English literature at Brandeis University. My fiction has kept the name I too once had, Diana George, though I now live under two names, Cole Anders and Diana George.”
Brooklyn, NY – “Originally from Louisiana, where I have worked, exhibited, and studied, I also have roots in Florida. I received an MFA from the University of South Florida in 2008, and became highly involved in the beginnings of the West Tampa Center for the Arts. Upon receiving the Joan Mitchell sculptors and painters grant, I attended the Atlantic Center for the Arts working under the artist Rob Pruitt. I currently live and work in Brooklyn, NY and have exhibited in a variety of spaces here.”
NY, NY – Cody Carvel was raised in Oklahoma and West Texas. He received a BA in English and African-American Studies from Harvard University and an MFA in Writing from the University of San Francisco in 2008. His work has appeared in Mirage #4 Period(ical), the Harvard Advocate, and Userlands (ed. Dennis Cooper). He is married to the famous playwright and director Julia Jarcho.
Rhinebeck, NY – Shanti Grumbine received her MFA from the University of Pennsylvania, her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and studied at Simon’s Rock College of Bard. Select group exhibition venues include MagnanMetz Gallery, the Lower East Side Printshop, Paul Robeson Gallery at Rutgers University and IPCNY. Residencies and fellowships include the Vermont Studio Center, the Lower East Side Printshop Keyholder Residency, the Millay Colony and the A.I.R. Gallery Fellowship. She is working toward three solo exhibitions in 2013 at Mariboe Gallery, Hightstown, NJ, Muroff Kotler Gallery at SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge, NY and A.I.R…. more »
Portland, OR – Molly Reid’s stories have appeared or are forthcoming in The Literary Review, Redivider, Indiana Review, and others. She was a Work-Study Scholar for the 2012 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. One of her flash pieces was chosen for NPR’s first Three-Minute Fiction contest.
East Kensington, PA – Jamie Townsend is organizer of the c/c reading series, and co-founder of con/crescent, a chapbook publisher & annual magazine focused on poetics, discursive essay, and creative non-fiction. He is author of the chapbooks STRAP/HALO (Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs; 2011) Matryoshka (LRL Textile Editions; 2011), and THE DOME (Ixnay Press; 2011). His poetry and critical work has appeared in various publications including The Cultural Society, Gam, Wheelhouse, Volt, Elective Affinities, Jacket2, The Poetry Project Newsletter, & TRY.