has been caught up or ar too long writing a novel about his home-town, Uranium City, a near ghost town in Northern Canada. He has received a coupleo writing grants rom the Canada Council and would dearly love a couple more. Heis editor and contributor or
Sensitive Skin Magazine
. He is currently hiding out inBrooklyn. More o his writing can be seen at http://www.tim-beckett.com.
is a New York-based writer, editor, musician, and spoken word artist.He was the publisher o marijuana counterculture magazine High Times, and waslater named editor-in-chie o Screw, the sel-proclaimed “World’s Greatest News-paper.” In his memoir
I Have Fun Everywhere I Go
, Edison recounts his adventuresacross twenty years o druggy adventurism and his parallel careers as a magazineeditor, writer, and musician. His new book,
Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!: Of Playboys, Pigs, and Penthouse Paupers, An American Tale of Sex and Wonder
will be published Fall 2011by Sot Skull Press.
Anti-Christ guru, ashions hersel in Iowa as a college philosophyproessor, (specialty: philosophy o mind/brain), and believes she is descendant othe one, the only, true human, viz., Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche— the only delusionshe’ll ascribe. When she’s not screaming, “The robots are coming! The robots arecoming!!” she’s probably yelling “GOD IS DEAD!” as she drives by you, or makingsome kind o movie to expose the ollies o magical thinking. She can be ound sittingon her couch, all over YouTube and somewhere on Facebook. Otherwise, she doesn’texist.
W. Joe Hoppe
grew up the rust belt city o Jackson, Michigan but has lived in Aus-tin, TX or the last twenty years with artist Polly Monear and their son Max. He haspublished one book-length collection o poetry,
((www.daltonpublishing.com). Along with teaching English and Creative Writing at Austin Community College,he enjoys writing and wrenching on old Mopars.
is a printmaker, illustrator and comic book artist currently residing in thecapitol o sel destruction, geographically located in New Orleans. She is currentlyimprisoned as a paper mache artist in a giant sweat shop making Mardi Gras oats.In her spare time she enjoys chasing people out o bars with her obnoxious jukebox selections, drunkenly wrecking her bike, and yelling belligerently at inanimateobjects. She can be tracked down on acebook, where you might work out a deal topurchase some o her snake oil.
Charlotte T. Jackson
is a writer o literary non-fction, poetry, opera libretti, andmiscellaneous scribblings. Her work has appeared in the Raleigh News and Observerand the
City of Strangers
blog, and will soon appear in
Sensitive Skin Magazine
. Shecrated the libretto or the contemporary opera
The Rat Land
, by composer GordonBeeerman, which will be perormed in L.A. in 2013; scenes rom their upcomingburlesque opera revue,
The Enchanted Organ
, will be workshopped this winter in NewYork at Dixon Place. In addition to writing, Ms. Jackson works at the Brooklyn College
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Library, and aspires to be an archivist or rare books librarian. She lives in Bed-Stuy,Brooklyn, with her husband and our cats.
was born in Cleveland Ohio sometime. He started the nascent[proto][proto] punk band the electric eels in 1972. As a visual artist Morton has exhib-ited world wide including Havana Cuba and MOMA in NYC. His current band is the“Dunking Swine o Chelsea.”
is a godless heathen living in deeply conservative Jeeeeeezus land,in the geographically stunning Four Corners region o New Mexico, where some othe more visible residents are gun nuts who drive massive monster truck vehicles.Chris was born and raised in Eastern Iowa, and counts Cedar Rapids and Iowa Cityamong his past homes. Chris moved to NM in 2006 with his partner o then nineyears, and with Emma the cat. In 2009, he and partner traveled back to progressiveIowa to be married (Emma stayed in NM). The couple now also shares their homewith kitties Buster, and Max. Chris is the director o the library at San Juan College– a position he’s ofcially held or more than a year. Chris enjoys hiking, photography,gardening, and requent trips to also enjoy more urban amenities.
lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Her short fction has appeared online in
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