Christina Olson - Benjamin Drevlow - Laurie Watel - Matthew Sherling
Benjamin Drevlow was the winner of the 2006 Many Voices Project and the author of a collection of short stories, Bend With the Knees and Other Love Advice From My Father (New Rivers Press, 2008). His fiction has also appeared in Passages North, Split Lip, NEAT, and is forthcoming in Rock Bottom Journal, Profane, and Hot House Magazine. He is a fiction reader at BULL: Men’s Fiction, teaches writing at Georgia Southern University, and lives both in Georgia and online at www.thedrevlow-olsonshow.com.
Christina Olson is the author of Before I Came Home Naked, a book of poems. Her poetry and nonfiction has appeared in magazines and journals including The Southern Review, Brevity, River Styx, Gulf Coast, Passages North, The Normal School, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and The Best Creative Nonfiction, Volume 3. She is the poetry editor of Midwestern Gothic and teaches at Georgia Southern University.
Matthew Sherling eats the internet for breakfast, the sun for lunch, & his brain for dinner. This accounts for his debut book of poems, Bring Me My Absolute Surrender, released this year by plainwrap press. He hasn’t slept since 2004.
Laurie Watel’s fiction was awarded the 2012 Mississippi Review Prize and the 2005 Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Award from Poets and Writers. It has appeared in Ploughshares, Five Points, and New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing and is forthcoming in Mississippi Review. My poetry and translations have been published in TriQuarterly, Five Points, Poetry International, and Painted Bride Quarterly and are forthcoming in Slate, the anthology One for the Money, and The Collected Poems of Marcel Proust.