About the Editors


Travis MossottiFounding/Managing EditorTravis Mossotti was awarded the 2011 May Swenson Poetry Award for his first collection of poems, About the Dead (USU Press, 2011), and his chapbook My Life as an Island was published by Moon City Press in 2013. His second full-length collection Field Study won the 2013 Melissa Lanitis Gregory Poetry Prize and will be published in 2014 with Bona Fide Books. Mossotti is currently the Poet-in-Residence at the Endangered Wolf Center, and his poetry has been published in recent issues of the Antioch Review, Southern Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and elsewhere.

Rick PechousFiction Editor (Editor Notes): Rick Pechous lives and writes in Portland, Oregon. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Knee-Jerk Magazine, The Nashville Review, Underground Voices and elsewhere. His short story, "Outside and Inside" was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He received his MFA from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale this spring.


Mark BrewinPoetry Editor (Editor Notes): Mark Jay Brewin Jr is a graduate of the MFA program at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.  His poems have been published or are forthcoming in numerous journals including Southern Poetry Review, The Hollins Critic, Copper Nickel, Southern Humanities Review, Poet Lore, North American Review, Greensboro Review, New Madrid, Prairie Schooner and elsewhere.  They have also won the Yellowwood Poetry Contest, judged by Beth Ann Fennelly, at the Yalobusha Review and have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His flash fiction has been published online at Airplane Reading and is in the Winter 2012 issue of Emerge Literary Journal. Brewin’s first book manuscript Scrap Iron won the 2012 Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize judged by Kathleen Graber. He currently lives in Providence, RI with his wife, Jess.


Josh HeadshotArt Editor (Editor Notes): Josh Mossotti lives in Los Angeles, California earning his keep as a visual effects artist for feature films and television. His work has been cast upon silver-screens worldwide in over 30 films, and he was nominated for VES (Visual Effects Society) award in 2009 for his work on the large format IMAX film 'Grand Canyon: River at Risk." In 2010 he adapted the poem "Decampment," written by Travis Mossotti, to a short animated film. Josh is currently working on a digital art series 'Shift,' taking his vision to the fine art arena.