Lynn Pedersen’s poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including New England Review, Ecotone, Southern Poetry Review, Borderlands, and Other Countries: Poets Rewiring History. She is the author of two chapbooks, Tiktaalik, Adieu (Finishing Line Press New Women’s Voices Series) and Theories of Rain (Main Street Rag’s Editor’s Choice Chapbook Series). Carnegie Mellon University Press is publishing her collection The Nomenclature of Small Things in 2016 as part of the Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series. She is a graduate of Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her website is www.lynnpedersen.wordpress.com.
Brent Calderwood is author of The God of Longing (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014). His essays and reviews have appeared in the Chicago-Sun Times, the San Francisco Examiner, the Chapel Hill Herald, the Hartford Courant, and elsewhere. He is Literary Editor for A&U Magazine. He has been awarded grants and fellowships from Poets & Writers magazine, San Francisco Public Library, the Lambda Literary Foundation, The Squaw Valley Community of Writers, The Napa Valley Writers Conference, and the Horizon Foundation, and he has been interviewed about his writing, music, and political causes for film, television, and radio. www.brentcalderwood.com.