Daphne Buter is a Dutch writer, dying in the Netherlands..

Jamez Chang is a poet, writer, lawyer, and former hip-hop artist living in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Underground Voices, Prime Number, Lines + Stars, Poydras Review, Referential Magazine, Marco Polo, and the anthology Yellow Light. After graduating from Bard College, Jamez went on to become the first Korean-American to release a hip-hop album, Z-Bonics (F.O.B. Productions, 1998), in the United States. Jamez is a regular contributor to Blog Dot Squalorly, currently works in the video game industry in New York City. Visit him here.

Donavon Davidson’s poems have appeared, or are soon to appear, in The Rusty Nail, Moria, Thirteen Myna Birds, The Legendary, Spork, Softblow, decomP, The Salon, Barnstorm, The Fiddleback, Prick of the Spindle, Oak Bend Review, Juked, Pirene’s Fountain, The Montucky Review, 3:AM, Anti-, Arch, Anemone Sidecar, Pedestal, WordRiot, MiPOesias, Stirring, Evergreen, and many others.

Faith Gardner is a magician’s assistant. Once, a story of hers was written in the sky by a skywriter. She is also a pathological liar. Maybe she has a website and maybe it is faithgardner.com.

Tiff Holland writes fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction and teaches at Austin Community College. She is the author of the award-winning chapbook Betty Superman.

Amorak Huey, a longtime newspaper editor and reporter, now teaches writing at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. His poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry 2012, Cincinnati Review, The Journal, Rattle, and other journals. Follow him on Twitter @amorak.

Laurence Klavan wrote the novels The Cutting Room and The Shooting Script, published by Ballantine Books. He won the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for the novel Mrs. White, written under a pseudonym. His graphic novels, City of Spies and Brain Camp, co-written with Susan Kim, were published by First Second Books at Macmillan and Laurence and Susan’s young adult series, Wasteland, is forthcoming from Harper Collins. His short work has been published in The Alaska Quarterly, Conjunctions, The Literary Review, Gargoyle, Louisville Review, Natural Bridge, PANK, Stickman Review, and Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, among many other journals, and a collection is forthcoming from Chizine Publications. He received two Drama Desk nominations for the book and lyrics of Bed and Sofa, the musical produced by the Vineyard Theater in New York and the Finborough Theater in London in 2011. His one-act play, The Summer Sublet, is included in Best American Short Plays 2000-2001. His website is LaurenceKlavan.com.

Kelly Luce’s debut story collection is forthcoming from A Strange Object in 2013. Her work has been recognized by fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Ragdale Foundation, and Jentel Arts, and has most recently appeared in The Chicago Tribune, The Southern Review, Crazyhorse, and The Kenyon Review. During spring 2010, she was the Writer in Residence at the Kerouac House in Orlando. She’s currently a fellow at the Michener Center for Writers in Austin, Texas.

David McAleavey ’s fifth and most recent book is Huge Haiku (317 pp., Chax Press, Tucson, 2005), and he has had poems in Poetry, Ploughshares, and The Georgia Review. Since 2010, he has had over a hundred poems accepted for publication, both in print and online, in such places as Poetry Northwest, Denver Quarterly, Hubbub, Poet Lore, Connecticut Review, Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Memoir (and), Anon (U.K.), Limestone, Magma Poetry (U.K.), Chiron Review, diode poetry journal, DMQ Review, Rougarou, Medulla Review, Ascent, Eclectica, Innisfree, Pedestal, White Whale Review, Praxilla, Waccamaw, Stand (U.K.), Epoch, Poetry East, American Letters & Commentary, and Anderbo.com. Pirene’s Fountain awarded him its 2011-12 Editor’s Prize for best poem. He teaches literature and creative writing at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Casey McSpadden, formerly of the Pacific Northwest, now lives in Middle America, where he takes photographs of many new and wondrous subjects. Visit Cross River Photography.

Valerie O’Riordan is a Ph.D. student in the Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester, England. Her flash fiction chapbook, Enough, was published by Gumbo Press in 2012. She blogs here.

Simon Perchik is an attorney whose poems have appeared in Partisan Review, The Nation, The New Yorker, and elsewhere. For more information, including free e-books, his essay titled “Magic, Illusion and Other Realities” and a complete bibliography, please visit his website.

Rion Amilcar Scott has contributed to PANK, Fiction International, and Confrontation, among others. Raised in Silver Spring, Maryland, he earned an M.F.A. at George Mason University and presently teaches English at Bowie State University.

Lauren Yates is Philadelphia-based poet and a recent graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn, she directed its premier performance poetry collective, The Excelano Project. Her work has appeared in Emerge, Eunoia, Marco Polo, The Bakery, and The Legendary. Lauren enjoys pontificating on the merits of tentacle erotica, and wishes she were born in the ’80s. For more of her writing, visit laurentyates.tumblr.com.

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FRiGG: A Magazine of Fiction and Poetry | Issue 39 | Winter 2013