Eric Bosse is the author of Magnificent Mistakes, a story collection published by Ravenna Press in September 2011 (available in paperback and Kindle editions), and the forthcoming chapbook The Last Few Minutes Before the Bomb (also from Ravenna Press). His stories have appeared in The Sun, Mississippi Review, Zoetrope, Exquisite Corpse, Night Train, Wigleaf, The Collagist, and FRiGG. He teaches writing at the University of Oklahoma and lives in Norman with his family. He blogs at Everything is Beautiful, and Nothing Hurts.

Cassandra de Alba lives in Somerville, Massachusetts, with two other poets and a cat who won’t stop hitting her. She has published several chapbooks and competed in several National Poetry Slams. Her work has appeared in Red Lightbulbs, Amethyst Arsenic, Neon, and ILK. She still doesn’t know how to ride a bike.

Alison Eastley lives in a small industrial town in Tasmania, Australia. Alison is easily influenced. She reads books, keeps returning to the Classics of Homer, Dante, and Ovid and enjoys Tim Seibles, Ted Hughes, Cynthia Huntington, Sappho, Mary Jo Bang, and making other discoveries. Alison listens to Leonard Cohen’s Jukebox CD (and there are some beaut Beat Poets between “Tennessee Waltz” and “The Twist”), writes her own type of reviews and notes on things she has read, writes journal-type entries and poems.

Athena Nilssen writes poems and fiction and is currently working on a novel about angelic visitation. She has been published in journals including ZYZZYVA, Pool, and Lana Turner. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and currently lives in Los Angeles.   

Emily O’Neill is a proud Jersey girl who tells loud stories in her inside voice because she wants to keep you close. Her most recent work is forthcoming in Paper Darts and Sugar House Review, and her poem “A Spade, A Spade,” was a finalist in Gigantic Sequins’ first annual poetry contest, judged by Nick Flynn. She is the poetry editor at Side B Magazine and has a degree in the synesthesia of storytelling from Hampshire College. You can pick her brain here.

Alex M. Pruteanu is the author of the novella Short Lean Cuts, available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble, a forthcoming collection of published stories called Gears from Independent Talent Group, and forthcoming novel The Sun Eaters. He has published fiction in Guernica, Pank, Connotation Press, Thrush Poetry Journal, JMWW, Specter Literary Magazine, and others. Alex emigrated to the United States from Romania in 1980.

A.E. Reiff. The thoughts and impressions of all kinds of receivers broadcast back. Whether imperfect in themselves or they are imperfect is one, here too obscure, there too facile, here opaque, there commonplace, you can meet these imperfections here.

Kevin Spaide’s stories have been published in FRiGG, Corium, Atticus Review, Witness, JMWW, Blip, and many others. Recently, the first two chapters of his novel, Zero, were published in Sententia #3. He lives in Madrid with his wife and son.

Dan Townsend lives in Birmingham, Alabama, where it is football season! His stories appear (or will appear soon) at Drunken Boat, SmokeLong Quarterly, Monkeybicycle, and Wigleaf.

Eugenio Volpe has published work with New York Tyrant, Post Road, Superstition Review, SmokeLong Quarterly, decomP, Spork, Solstice, Atticus Review, and many others. He lives in Bristol, Rhode Island, and blogs about surfing and Don DeLillo here.

Rachel Wiley is a native of Columbus, Ohio, where she is on staff at Writing Wrongs Poetry Slam and a co-founder of The Second Story Arts Collective. Rachel has represented Writing Wrongs at multiple National poetry slam competitions and has toured various cities throughout the U.S. You can find out more, drop her a note, or follow her blog at her website.

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FRiGG: A Magazine of Fiction and Poetry | Issue 38 | Fall 2012