Francine Witte lives in NYC. She received her MA from SUNY Binghamton and her MFA from Vermont College. Her flash fiction chapbook, “The Wind Twirls Everything,” was published by MuscleHead Press. She is the winner of the Thomas A. Wilhelmus Award in fiction from Ropewalk Press, and her chapbook, Cold June was published in 2010. Her poetry chapbook, “First Rain” was published Summer 2009 by Pecan Grove Press. Her poetry chapbook, “Only, Not Only” was recently published by Finishing Line Press. She is a high school English teacher. Please visit her website: www.franigirl.com.
Born in Iloilo City, Philippines, Angela Peñaredondo is a poet and artist from Los Angeles, California. She studied visual arts in Australia’s Queensland College of Art and San Francisco State University. She is a recipient of a Gluck Fellowship, Fishtrap Fellowship, University of Los Angeles California’s Community Access Scholarship in poetry and a Mendocino Coast Writers Conference (MCWC) Scholarship. She also received 2nd place for MCWC’s 2012 Poetry contest. Currently, she is completing an MFA program in Creative Writing at University of California, Riverside. Her work as appeared in 20×20 Magazine, Global Graffiti and Noyo River Review.
Kallie Falandays is an MFA candidate at Wichita State University. She is an editor for Kenning Journal and a reader for MOJO Magazine.