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Chris Aiello is an improvising electronic musician, saxophonist, DJ and producer, a lifelong New Jersey resident and a dog walker. You can hear his music at, his podcast at, or visit his band's facebook page here.
Elizabeth Cohan is a poet. She lives and sometimes writes in Brooklyn.
David M. DeLeon has had work in places like Rattle, Fence, The Cortland Review, Anderbo, Anti-, Strange Horizons, Bat City Review, 2River and the anthology Only the Sea Keeps. He keeps a website of sundries at
Drew Edwards lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Ming Holden most recently worked as an operational partner with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Kenya to mobilize a theater group for young Congolese women in the slums of Nairobi. She served the Mongolian Writers Union as its first-ever International Relations Adviser during her year as a Henry Luce Scholar in Mongolia and worked towards the formation of a Mongolia PEN Center. She has since returned to Mongolia to work for The Asia Foundation on a literary translation and advocated for an exiled Chinese writer in Turkey at the Writers and Literary Translators International Congress 2010. While an undergraduate at Brown University ('07) she co-founded and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Brown Literary Review. Ming's poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, journalism, photography, and literary translations have appeared in Cerise Press, The Best American Poetry Blog, Hayden's Ferry Review, Huffington Post, Molotov Cocktail, Peaches and Bats, The Poker, the Santa Ynez Valley Journal, the Santa Barbara Independent, Slice Magazine's blog, and others.
Marc Jaffee lives in Brooklyn; he received his MFA from Washington University. He has written articles for Zócalo Public Square and Rattle. His poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry 2004, Storyscape, Spork, The Saint Ann's Review, and are forthcoming in The St. Petersburg Review.
Hila Ratzabi has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, was selected by Adrienne Rich as a recipient of a National Writers Union Poetry Prize, and received an Amy Award (Poets & Writers Magazine). Her essays and articles have appeared, or are forthcoming, in Drunken Boat, the Washington Post, the Forward, Zeek, and the Valparaiso Poetry Review. Her poetry has been published in H_NGM_N, Cortland Review, Coal Hill Review, Southern Poetry Review, Columbia Review, Zeek, Margie, and Lumina. Her chapbook, The Apparatus of Visible Things (2009), is published by Finishing Line Press. Her book-length poetry manuscript, No One Blue, was a finalist in the To the Lighthouse Poetry Publication Prize (2011). She is the poetry editor of the literary journal Storyscape and a former poetry editor of Lumina. She holds an MFA in Poetry Writing from Sarah Lawrence College.
Kevin Romoser is a fine artist and graphic designer based in Brooklyn, NY. His work has been exhibited at the Digital Graffiti festival in Alys Beach, FL, Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art in Newark, NJ, and the Riverdale Art Center in Riverdale, NJ. A selection of his fine art can be seen at his website,
Anna Ziegler's BFF premiered Off-Broadway (W.E.T. at the DR2), and is published in New Playwrights: The Best Plays of 2007. Other plays include Photograph 51 (Ensemble Studio Theatre; Theater J; Fountain Theatre; Vermont Stage Company; winner of the 2008 STAGE Competition; upcoming at Nora Theatre Company in Boston and the English Theatre Berlin); Dov and Ali (Playwrights Realm at the Cherry Lane; Theatre 503 in London; Chester Theater); Life Science (Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep); Evening All Afternoon (New Georges); and Novel (SPF). She has been commissioned by The Manhattan Theatre Club, The Ensemble Studio Theatre, Virginia Stage Company, and New Georges, where she is an affiliated artist, and her plays have been developed by such places as The McCarter Theatre, The O'Neill Playwrights Conference, The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Arena Stage, Primary Stages, The Araca Group, The New Group, Ars Nova, TheatreWorks, The Sundance Theatre Lab, The Lark Play Development Center, The Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, Rattlestick Theatre, The Old Vic New Voices program, The Cape Cod Theatre Project, The Geva Theatre Center, The Playwright's Center PlayLabs Festival, and Epic Theatre Ensemble. She is the winner of the 2010 Douglas T. Ward Playwriting Prize, awarded by Tisch, which is given to an alum of the dramatic writing program in celebration of her/his work, and the recipient of a 2011 Tribeca Film Institute/Sloan grant to adapt her play Photograph 51 into a film; Ari Handel, Darren Aronofsky, Audrey Rosenberg and Rachel Weisz are producers. Her plays BFF, Life Science and Photograph 51 are published by Dramatists Play Service. Ms. Ziegler received her BA from Yale University, her MFA from The Tisch School of the Arts. More information at