Ayşe Papatya Bucak

Ayşe Papatya Bucak teaches in the MFA program at Florida Atlantic University. Her work has been selected for the 2013 PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories and published in a variety of journals, including Witness, Iowa Review, Normal School, and Prairie Schooner.…

Ted Kooser

Ted Kooser served two terms as U.S. poet laureate and during his second term was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. He lives in rural Nebraska and teaches part-time at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. His poem “Sundial” appears in the…

Kimiko Hahn

Kimiko Hahn is the author of nine collections of poetry, most recently Toxic Flora: Poems, and her honors include the 2008 PEN/Voelcker Award. She teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation at Queens College–CUNY. Her poem…

Clarke Clayton

Clarke Clayton studied writing at Barnard College, where she received the Peter S. Prescott Prize and the Howard M. Teichmann Prize. Her stories appear in Storychord, Knee-Jerk, and Foundling Review. In 2013, she was the recipient of a residency grant…

Heather Monley

Heather Monley has an MFA from Columbia University and a BA from Dartmouth College. Her fiction has previously appeared on McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. Originally from San Jose, California, she now lives in Brooklyn, New York. Her story “Town of Birds”…

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