Andrew Abbott likes to take a shower before bed so his hair looks funny in the morning.  he eats a can of black beans every day.  more of his work can be seen at ALLABBOTT.COM 

Asha Anderson
lives in Northern Nevada.  She can be found online at www.ashabot.com.

Allen Ashley is a writer, editor, lyricist and poet. His collection of poems "Dreaming Spheres- Poems of the Solar System" written with Sarah Doyle is due from PS Publishing's Stanza imprint in 2012. Allen's next book is as editor of "Where Are We Going?" (Eibonvale Press, UK) - an anthology of stories following the remit of "Journeys. On Earth. No quests."  Check out www.allenashley.com

Eleanor Leonne Bennett is a 15 year old photographer and artist who has won contests with National Geographic,The Woodland Trust, The World Photography Organisation, Winstons Wish, Papworth Trust, Mencap, Big Issue, Wrexham science , Fennel and Fern and Nature's Best Photography.She has had her photographs published in exhibitions and magazines across the world

Elena Botts
grew up in Maryland, and currently lives in Northern Virginia. She is still attending school. She likes to run. And write.

David Fraser
lives on Vancouver Island. He is the editor of Ascent Aspirations Magazine, www.ascentaspirations.ca
. His poetry and short fiction have appeared in many journals and anthologies, including Rocksalt, An Anthology of Contemporary BC Poetry. He has published four collections of poetry, Going to the Well (2004), Running Down the Wind (2007) and No Way Easy, 2010, Caught in My Throat, 2011 and a collection of short fiction, Dark Side of the Billboard (2006).

Richard Gessner's fiction has been published in Air Fish, Rampike, Another Chicago Magazine, 580 Split, The Pannus Index, Ice River, Flesh & Blood, Happy, The Act, Coe Review, Furious Fictions, Oink!, Mallife. A collection, "Excerpts from the diary of a neanderthal dilettante & the man in the couch" is published by Bomb Shelter Props. Richard Gessner recently produced a DVD collection "The Conduit and other Visionary Sardonic Tales of Morphing Ludic Whimsy". Gessner's paintings & drawings have been exhibited at Pleiades Gallery, Cry Baby Gallery, The Court Gallery, Studio Montclair Inc, Zabbazu & published in Raw Vision 14 www.gessnersgallery.com. 

Richard Godwin
is the author of crime novel Apostle Rising, in which a serial killer is crucifying politicians and recreating the murder scenes of an original case. The novel has received great reviews http://www.richardgodwin.net/media It has just sold foreign rights to the largest publisher in Hungary http://www.amazon.com/Apostle-Rising-Richard-Godwin/dp/0956711308/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1325697920&sr=1-1. He is widely published in many magazines and anthologies and also writes horror and Bizarro as well as literary fiction and poetry. You can find out more about him here http://richardgodwin.net. His Chin Wags At The Slaughterhouse are popular and penetrating interviews he conducts with other authors at his Blog
http://www.richardgodwin.net/blog. His second crime novel Mr. Glamour will be published in April of 2012 by Black Jackal Books as a paperback. It can be pre ordered from Black Jackal Books and Amazon in March.

Zachary Scott Hamilton is the author of fourteen zines, including Temple of Sinew, The Orchestra of Machines, Wallet of Hexagons and HAIR LAND (named Zine of the month by the Independent Publishing Resource Center). His work appears in varies magazines including: Ignavia Press (issue 4.1), Otiliths (a journal of many e-things), Sein und Werden and Karawane magazine. He recently went on tour with the band Holy! Holy! Holy! And installed artwork with partner Molly Pettit for a photo series, which appears online at his website. His book, The Teacup of Infinity will be released in February of 2012 by The Black magic LSD sex cult. Contact: www.zachabstract.blogspot.com

Martin Heavisides has published his first novel, Undermind at Crossing Chaos Press, a full-length play, a study of the English playwright Peter Barnes, a very rude essay on ideas about God and a study of Louis Armstrong in Linnet's Wings; Film Rights and Practica in Sein Und Werden; a poem in Cella's Round Trip; a poem cycle in FRiGG; Cubist Torso and a cartoon in Mad Hatter's Review (who will also be publishing him in March 2012); a flash in Gambara, to name only a few. The Living Theatre has given a live staged reading of one of his full length plays, Empty Bowl, whose first appearance was in Linnet's Wings (Summer 2008).He has a dedicated website on film, www.movingpicturewrites.com.  He has won a PEN Syndicated Fiction Award and a Harbourfront Discovery Prize . Rumours of a yellow teddy bear as muse are rigorously denied.

Paul Hostovsky is the author of three books of poetry, Bending the Notes (2008), Dear Truth (2009), and A Little in Love a Lot (2011). His poems have won a Pushcart Prize and been featured on Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, The Writer's Almanac, and Best of the Net 2008 and 2009. To read more of his work, visit him at LINK

Saul Hughes: Wlesh poet living in Toulouse, France. Poetry blog:http://saulspoems.wordpress.com/

Tina Hyland
lives in South Korea. Her stories and poems have appeared in A cappella Zoo, kill author, Fix It Broken, decomP, Anemone Sidecar, and other journals. She sometimes tweets @AnnaNimh.

Geoffrey A. Landis is a scientist, a science fiction writer, and a poet.  As a SF writer, he has won the Hugo and Nebula awards for short fiction, and is the author of one novel, Mars Crossing, and a collection of short stories.  As a scientist, he works at NASA John Glenn Research Center on projects involving advanced technology for future planetary missions, and works with the the Mars Exploration Rovers science team.  As a poet, he has won the "Rhysling" award for best science fiction poem two times.  He has appeared on a number of television programs, most recently "Michio Kaku's Sci Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible."

Brad Liening
lives and works in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His poems have appeared in various online and print publications, and his first book is Ghosts and Doppelgangers (Lowbrow Press). You can find him at bradliening.blogspot.com.

Brent Powers seeks fame and fortune by writing stuff.

Sam Sanders
knows that Tomorrow is any point on a circle.

Noel Sloboda is the author of the poetry collection _Shell Games_ as well as several chapbooks. He has also published a book about Edith Wharton and Gertrude Stein. Sloboda lives in Pennsylvania, where he serves as dramaturg for the Harrisburg Shakespeare Company.

Elmore Snoody is a 37 year old man who lives in West Virginia. He is back in school and remains otherwise unemployed.

Jason Sturner
was born and raised in the western suburbs of Chicago, where he has worked as a grocery bagger, elevator operator, rock n' roll drummer, graphic designer, naturalist and botanist. His stories and poems have appeared in such publications as A Prairie Journal, The DuPage Valley Review, Space and Time Magazine, Mythic Delirium, Nomad's Choir, nthposition, Flashes in the Dark, and State of Imagination. He currently lives in Knoxville, Tennessee. Website: www.jasonsturner.blogspot.com
Allen Taylor
lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, some cows, a few chickens, a gaggle of geese that shrinks and grows depending on the season, and sometimes his grandchildren. He has been writing and publishing fiction and poetry for more years than he wishes to count. He is the webmaster at http://www.world-class-poetry.com/ and author of "Rumsfeld's Sandbox" at
http://rumsfeldssandbox.com/. You can learn more about him at his personal website http://allenleetaylor.com/

Since 2010 Steve Toase has been sending out tattered phantoms disguised as stories to haunt various publications such as Sein und Werden, Cafe Irreal, streetcake magazine, Weaponizer, nthposition and Byker Books. So far over thirty have found new homes in the wider world. His stories tend towards the unsettling and unreal, dealing with revenge, loss, faery, chess playing bears and ancient gods. In his writing Steve explores the places where other worlds seep into ours. He recently came third in the Chorley Writers National Flash Fiction Competition, and in 2010 came third in the Malton Literature Festival Short Story competition.Steve is also a book reviewer for Fortean Times and, under his nickname Hermann, writes regularly for BSH Custom Motorcycle Magazine. www.stevetoase.co.uk 

Canadian writer and photographer, lives in Canmore, Alberta. Ursula Tillmann was born and raised in Germany (Duesseldorf) and studied journalism in Calgary, Canada. Her work has been published in "Quills" Magazine - Canada as well as the Brentano Institute - Frankfurt, Germany. First selection of poetry was published 2008 in the US: "Till Tales - Seed for New Dawns". Her work (poetry, photography and news stories) can also be found on her web page: www.tilltales.com.

Pushcart Prize nominee, Sheri L. Wright is the author of five books of poetry, including the most recent, The Slow Talk Of Stones. Her works of poetry and photography appear numerous journals, including Chiron Review, Earth's Daughters and The Single Hound. Ms. Wright also works as a free-lance editor in genres ranging from poetry to fiction and has volunteered as editor for This I Believe. Ms. Wright currently is the host of From The Inkwell, a literary radio show on CHRadio 1650am, live-streaming at www.CrescentHillRadio.com. Please visit her websites at www.scribblingsandsuch.com  and http://www.flickr.com/photos/sherilwright.