volume seven | number two | fall 2006



Printable versions (PDF) are available by clicking each author's name below.

  M.M. De Voe
Curt Eriksen
Robin Merrill
Ann Rushton
Brandon R. Schrand
Mike Young

M.M. De Voe holds an MFA from Columbia and is up for this year's Pushcart Prize for a short story published in an anthology alongside Joyce Carol Oates & Margaret Atwood. She has been published in many literary magazines. A list can be found on her website: www.mmdevoe.com

Curt Eriksen has published stories in Del Sol Review and bilingual editions of Spanish literary magazines such as Alba.  Currently he is searching for an agent for a novel he has recently completed, set, like most of his later work, in Spain.

Robin Merrill has an MFA from Stonecoast and BS from Maine Maritime Academy.  A former Merchant Mariner and Great Lakes Pilot, she abandoned seafaring to marry a deckhand and to teach.  Her poems were recently featured on The Writer's Almanac and are forthcoming in issues of Margie, Flint Hills Review and Noneuclidean Cafe.  In her spare time, she edits and publishes the small poetry journal Monkey's Fist and serve as the President of the Maine Poets Society.  You can visit her at www.robinmerrill.com.

Ann Rushton
lives in
Cedar Rapids, Iowa with her husband and two daughters. She has a story forthcoming in the August issue of Storyglossia. She is also the editor of Bound Off, a literary audio podcast.

Brandon R. Schrand teaches creative writing at the University of Idaho. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Green Mountains Review, Colorado Review, River Teeth, Drunken Boat, Plainsongs, Talking River Review, Isotope, High Desert Journal, Salt Lake Tribune, and elsewhere. His nonfiction was listed as a finalist in Drunken Boat's 2005 Pan Literary Awards, nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2005, and more recently, he won the 2006 Willard R. Espy Award from the Espy Literary Foundation.

Mike Young's fiction and poetry have appeared in a smattering of journals and magazines, including Pindeldyboz, The 2River View, Juked, Elimae, and Opium Magazine among others. One of his stories, "Ten Gallon Bucket of Fries," won a 2005 storySouth Notable Story award, which felt rather nifty. He co-edits NOÖ Journal (www.noojournal.com), a free West Coast print and online magazine of fiction, poetry and politics.

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