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Connor Bjotvedt is a graduate student at Spalding University. He was awarded the Charles E. Bull award for Poetry by Northern Arizona University in the Spring of 2015 for his invented form The Bridging Haiku. His work has appeared in Rain Taxi, Straylight Literary Magazine, Dual Coast Magazine, and Haikuniverse.


Nicholas Brown earned his undergraduate degree in Secondary Education at Northern Arizona University. He's certified to teach English as a Second Language by the University of Cambridge. His poetry appears in The Red Cedar Review by Michigan State University. Currently, he is working on his Master's in Rhetoric at Northern Arizona University. 

Anthony K. Gardner is a creator of both fiction and poetry. His work is waiting to appear in various magazines, with various names, run by various editors. He has succeeded in graduating from Northern Arizona University with an emphasis in Creative Writing. He will continue to devote his life and words to human emotion, an attempt to catch the elusive white rabbit with a fishing pole.


Lenore Hipsher graduated from Northern Arizona University with a BA in English. She lives in Seattle, Washington, and is working on a collection of short stories. She has also worked as an assistant director for Black Collar Productions.  


Cole Martinez graduated from Northern Arizona University with a degree in English. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California, as an after-school tutor and high school football coach. He is also a contributing writer for

Siobhan Manrique graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in English from NAU in 2014. Interests in myth and realism contribute to her poems. She currently resides at the Grand Canyon, working and seeking ghost stories.


Rebecca Hutchison graduated in Fall 2015 with degrees in English and Physics Secondary Education. Since entering the job market, she has put neither degree to too much use but has found a wonderful place in the Instructional Chemistry Laboratory Department at NAU as an instructor. Although not currently attending graduate school, she plans to apply to NAU in the near future to pursue an MA in English with an emphasis in Literature, her real passion. 

The editors would also like to thank the following people for serving as readers:

Carrie Bindschadler

Nicholas Brown 

Sidney Combs

Haley Davis

Alissa Greenberg

Kristen Gregory

Elizabeth Harrington

Nicholas Hodge

Emma Howard

Lauren Kalt

David Kingsley

Janna Patterson

Nicole Pfannenstiel
Haley Schaub
Keene Short
Jennifer Trenkle 
Jordan White

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