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Contributors’ Notes 18.1

Fall 2016

Marley Andino is a Virginia-based writer and sculptor. Her work has been published in The Citron Review, The This Magazine, and The Barely South Review. In 2014, she was selected as a Virginia Quarterly Review Nonfiction Scholar. She is currently at work on Dry Land, a memoir. An excerpt of Dry Land appeared in the Spring 2014 issue of River Teeth: A Journal of Narrative Nonfiction.

Emily Brisse’s essays and fiction have appeared in a variety of publications, and her work has recently appeared in or is forthcoming from The Fourth River, Armchair/Shotgun, Two Hawks Quarterly, and Hippocampus. She teaches high school English in Minneapolis.

Marion Boyer has written essays for Paddler, American Whitewater, Canoe & Kayak, Great Lakes Review, and The Tishman Review. She’s published three poetry collections: The Clock of the Long Now (2009, Mayapple Press), Green (2003, Finishing Line Press), and Composing the Rain (2014, Grayson Books). She and her husband live in the orchard country of southwest Michigan and have a little summer place at Lake Michigan where fish made of palm fronds hang on the walls.

Rachel Graham Cody is a writer in Portland, Oregon, and the co-author of Getting Open: The Unknown Story of Bill Garrett and the Integration of College Basketball.

Kevin Honold was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. His first book of poetry, Men as Trees Walking, won The Journal/Ohio State University Press prize
in 2009. He is currently a PhD candidate in English at the University of Cincinnati.

Feagin Jones currently resides in Morgantown, West Virginia, where she obtained an MFA from West Virginia University. Her work has previously been published in PANK and Hippocampus.

David Lazar’s books include Who’s Afraid of Helen of Troy, After Montaigne (co-edited with Patrick Madden), Occasional Desire: Essays, The Body of Brooklyn, Truth in Nonfiction, Essaying the Essay, Powder Town, Michael Powell: Interviews, and Conversations with M. F. K. Fisher. Forthcoming from Nebraska is I’ll Be Your Mirror: Essays and Aphorisms. He directed the creation of the undergraduate and MFA programs in Nonfiction Writing at Columbia College Chicago, where he is Professor of Creative Writing. He is the founding editor of the literary magazine Hotel Amerika, and series co-editor of 21st Century Essays from The Ohio State University Press. He was a Guggenheim Fellow in Nonfiction for 2015-16.

Alex Lemon is the author of Happy: A Memoir, the essay collection Heartdusting: Notes from the Feverland (forthcoming from Milkweed Editions), and five books of poetry, most recently Or Beauty (forthcoming from Milkweed) and The Wish Book. He teaches at Texas Christian University and in Ashland University’s low-residency MFA program.

Annie Olson completed her MFA at the University of New Mexico. She lives and teaches in Albuquerque.

Angela Pelster’s most recent book, Limber, was a finalist for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay and won the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award in Nonfiction. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Kenyon Review, Hotel Amerika, Granta, Granta Finland, Seneca Review, Fourth Genre, Passages North, and The Gettysburg Review, amongst others. She lives in St. Paul with her family and teaches creative writing at Hamline University.

Josh Potter received his MFA from the University of Washington in 2015. His work has appeared in Shelf Awareness, The Stranger, and Driftwood Press, where he is a guest editor for their upcoming fall issue. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

Joe Wilkins is the author of a memoir, The Mountain and the Fathers, winner of a 2014 Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award, and two previous books of poetry, Notes from the Journey Westward and Killing the Murnion Dogs. His most recent full-length collection, When We Were Birds, was selected by Billy Collins for the Miller Williams Poetry Prize Series. Wilkins lives with his family in western Oregon, where he teaches writing at Linfield College.

Kathryn Winograd is the author of Phantom Canyon: Essays of Reclamation, a finalist in the Foreword Reviews 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards; Air Into Breath, winner of the Colorado Book Award in Poetry; Stepping Sideways into a Poetry, a Scholastic resource book for K-12 teachers; and two books on online learning published by McGraw Hill. Her essays have been noted in Best American Essays and published in journals and anthologies including Arts & Letters, Fourth Genre, Hotel Amerika, River Teeth, The Florida Review, Essay Daily, Puerto del Sol, and The Fourth Genre: Contemporary Writers of/on Creative Nonfiction, 6th Edition. Her poetry has received three Pushcart Prize nominations and a Special Mention in The Pushcart Prize XXXVIII.

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