Khanh Ha is the author of Flesh (Black Heron Press, 2012) and The Demon Who Peddled Longing (Underground Voices, 2014). He is a five-time Pushcart nominee, a Best Indie Lit New England nominee, a two-time finalist of THE WILLIAM FAULKNER-WISDOM CREATIVE WRITING AWARD, and the recipient of Greensboro Review’s ROBERT WATSON LITERARY PRIZE IN FICTION (2014). His work, The Demon Who Peddled Longing, was honored by Shelf Unbound as a Notable Indie Book. Ha graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.
Nancy Scott Hanway is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she received an M.F.A. in fiction writing. She received an M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Iowa. Hanway has won many awards and honors, including a Fulbright Fellowship for International Dissertation Research to Argentina. Recently, she was named a finalist for the 2015 McKnight Fellowship in Creative Prose. Her short fiction has appeared in The Florida Review, Portland Review, Washington Square Review, WomenArts Quarterly Journal, Inertia, Grey Sparrow, Willow, Southern Humanities Review, Conte, North Dakota Quarterly, Limestone, Apalachee Review, and elsewhere.
Beth Sherman received an MFA in creative writing from Queens College, where she teaches in the English department. Her fiction has been published in The Portland Review, KYSO, Black Fox Literary Magazine, Sandy River Review, Blue Lyra Review, Panoplyzine, Sun Star Literary Magazine, Peacock Journal, 3Elements Review, the Rappahannock Review, Gloom Cupboard, The Delmarva Review, Sou’wester, Sinkhole, Compose Journal, Ponder Review and Marathon Literary Review. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has written five mystery novels.