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Eleanor Leonne Bennett is a 16 year old internationally award-winning photographer and artist who has won first places with National Geographic, The World Photography Organisation, Nature's Best Photography, Papworth Trust, Mencap, The Woodland trust and Postal Heritage. Her photography has been published in the Telegraph, The Guardian, BBC News Website and on the cover of books and magazines in the United states and Canada. Her art is globally exhibited, having shown work in London, Paris, Indonesia, Los Angeles, Florida, Washington, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Canada, Spain, Germany, Japan, Australia, and The Environmental Photographer of the year Exhibition (2011) amongst many other locations. She was also the only person from the UK to have her work displayed in the National Geographic and Airbus run See The Bigger Picture global exhibition tour with the United Nations International Year Of Biodiversity 2010. David Brennan's recent work has appeared in theNewerYork, Heavy Feather Review, Action Yes, and elsewhere. He is the author of the poetry collection The White Visitation (2010) and the chapbook The Family Flamboyant (2010). Visit his writing about listening to music project at He lives in Virginia. JJ Cromer is a visual artist from Virginia.  His work is held by numerous private and public collections, including the American Visionary Art Museum, the Intuit Center of Outsider Art, the High Museum of Art, and the Taubman Museum of Art. The Fall 2010 issue of Raw Vision featured his work. A forthcoming volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (UNC Press) will include an entry on him and his art. To see more of his work visit his website, He also blogs at "Old Old Old Virginia," He and his partner Mary live on a farm in central Appalachia. They are still wondering how the geese got into the basement. Anne Hays is the founding editor of Storyscape Journal. Her fiction has been published or is forthcoming in PANK and The Brooklyn Rail; her essays in Drunken Boat, Anthem, and Lumina, among others. She lives in Brooklyn with her wife, cat, and dog. Richard Klin is the author of Something to Say (Leapfrog Press, 2011), a series of profiles of varied artists discussing the intersection of art and politics. His writing has been featured on NPR's All Things Considered and has appeared in the Forward, Brooklyn Rail, Parabola, Chronogram, online at January, and others. Mira Martin-Parker is currently pursuing an MFA in creative writing at San Francisco State University. Her work has appeared in various publications, including the Istanbul Literary Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Mythium, and Zyzzyva. Evan Smith's work oscillates between representational and non-objective modes, the common thread being its analysis of the scope of art and its relationship with other languages of human thought. His recent work evinces this quality through its use of pi, which he has made a hobby of memorizing. He lives in New York, and received his BFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design. Julia Stroud graduated cum laude from Barnard College and is currently working towards a Master of Divinity at Union Theological Seminary. Her work in the field of procrastination can be found at Meg Thompson grew up in Ohio and now lives in Seoul, South Korea with her husband, where they both teach English. She really misses cheese, Netflix, and her loved ones. Her work has recently appeared in The Adirondack Review, elimae, Hayden's Ferry Review, and South Dakota Review.