Breka Blakeslee is a Seattle-based writer and artist whose work plays with failure and liminality, and who keeps writing autobiographically despite trying not to. A co-founder of Letter [r] Press, Breka has an MFA from the University of Washington Bothell, work forthcoming in Fiction International, and a novel to finish. This piece is an excerpt...

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imageBorn in California, McCall is an actor, director, and choreographer whose work has been presented internationally. He has taught at institutions such as the Yale School of Drama, New School for Drama, New York University, the Atlantic Acting School, the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, among others. He lived in New York City for 18 years before...

Brenna McPeek is a writer based in New York City. She holds an MFA in Fiction from Columbia University and her work has appeared in Drizzle Review and Thoughtful Dog.

Novelist, translator, and essayist Bruce Benderson is the author of a memoir, The Romanian: Story of an Obsession, winner of France’s prestigious Prix de Flore in French translation, Pacific Agony, and numerous works of fiction.

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Bruce E. Whitacre’s  poems have appeared in the American Journal of Poetry, Buddhist Poetry Review, Nine Cloud Journal, North of Oxford, Pensive Journal, World Literature Today, and Yes, I’m Alive, among others. His work is included in The Strategic Poet by Diane Lockward, and in the anthologies I Wanna be Loved by You: Poems on Marilyn Monroe and ...

Bruno George works as a freelance editor and ghostwriter in Seattle. Under another name, his writing has appeared in Conjunctions, Birkensnake, and elsewhere. He has a terminal degree in literature, for which he wrote a dissertation on French novelist Antoine Volodine.

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Buku Sarkar is a writer and photographer who has grown up and lived between Calcutta and New York. Her written work has appeared in n+1, Threepenny Review, Raleigh Review and elsewhere. Her photographs have been exhibited at ICP and Art Basel Miami. She is currently working on stories about Indians in New York.

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Carl Watson is a poet and fiction writer. His novels include Backwards the Drowned Go Dreaming (Sensitive Skin Books) and Idylls of Complicity (Spuyten Duyvil).  Poetry collections include Astral Botanica (Fly By Night Press), and Pareidolia (Autonomedia).  Editions vagabonde (France) has recently published the novel A contre courant revent les...

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Carly Sachs teaches creative writing at George Washington University. Her first collection of poems, the steam sequence won the 2006 Washington Writers' Publishing House Book Prize and will be published in August 2006. She is the founder and co-curator of the Burlesque Poetry Hour at Bar Rouge in Washington, D.C.

Carmen Maria Machado is a fiction writer, critic, and essayist whose work has appeared or is forthcoming in AGNI, The New Yorker, The American Reader, Tin House's Open Bar, Five Chapters, VICE, The Paris Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, and many other publications. She was the recipient of the Richard Yates Short Story Prize in 2011 and a...

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Carrie Jones is a freelance writer in New York. She is a Senior Web Editor for Topic Magazine, a quarterly publication of nonfiction, first person nonfiction and contemporary photography. Her writing has appeared in The Village Voice, Bookslut and ruinedmusic. She blogs about reading and writing at try harder.

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Carrigan Miller is a writer and critic living in Manhattan. He is the editor of KGB Bar Lit and tends bar in the Red Room.

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Cecil Marcos invented Animal Collective for his eighth grade science project. Panda Bear is a ventriloquist sock puppet worn on his left arm when he gets bored on the weekends. Aside from pioneering the luxury sundial industry and being named Georgia's All-State high school quarterback in 2003, Cecil is one of the nation's most accomplished...