Ken Mikolowski is the author of three books, most recently Big Enigmas. He teaches poetry writing at the Residential College of The University of Michigan. For over thirty years he was editor, publisher, and printer of The Alternative Press. In early 2013 a CD of his poetry will be released with vocalist Christine Corea and the Frank Carlberg band.
Megan Levad’s poems have recently appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Fence, Granta Online, and Tin House, and in the Everyman's Library anthology Killer Verse. She also writes lyrics for composers Tucker Fuller and Kristin Kuster. She lives in Ann Arbor.
Russel Brakefield teaches writing at the University of Michigan. His work appears or is forthcoming in journals including the Indiana Review, The New York Quarterly, Drunken Boat, and Poet Lore. He is also the managing editor of Canarium Books.
Stephanie Glazier’s poems appear in the Iraq Literary Review, Calyx, and Foothill. She was a semi-finalist in the 2012 “Discovery” Boston Review Poetry Contest and was named a 2011 Lambda Fellow in poetry. She holds an MFA from Antioch University LA and is assistant director at the RCAH Center for Poetry at MSU.