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KAREN PETERSEN, adventurer, photojournalist and writer, has traveled the world extensively, publishing both nationally and internationally. She is currently at work on Four Points on a Compass, a collection of her poems from overseas.
GERALD SO has been fiction editor for The Thrilling Detective Web Site since 2001. More than a hundred of his poems have been published in various venues including Long Island Quarterly, Nerve Cowboy, and The Houston Literary Review. He holds a B.A. in English from Hofstra University and an M.A. in Creative Writing from Queens College/CUNY.
JENNIFER L. KNOX was born in Lancaster, California—once crystal meth capitol of the nation, and home to Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart and the Space Shuttle. She received her BA from the University of Iowa, and her MFA in poetry writing from New York University. She has taught poetry writing at Hunter College and New York University. Her books Drunk by Noon and A Gringo Like Me are both available from the Möthershipp that is Bloof Books.
Nuyorican writer R. NARVAEZ was born and raised in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. He received his master’s degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and later attended the Humber School for Writers on a scholarship. He has taught at the high school and college levels and worked in magazine publishing and advertising. His literary and crime fiction have been published in 11211, Mississippi Review, Murdaland, Plots with Guns, Storygolssia.com, Street Magazine and Thrilling Detective, among others. He is the founder of AsininePoetry.com and edited the compilations Asinine Love Poetry and Asinine/11.
CAROL NOVACK, a former criminal defense/constitutional attorney, is the publisher of Mad Hatters’ Review. Her works have appeared in numerous publications and a full-length, illustrated collection of her “inventions” will be published in 2010 by Crossing Chaos Press.
ANTHONY RAINONE has written for many publications including Mystery Scene Magazine, Crimespree Magazine, The Lincoln Journal Star newspaper, January Magazine, Thug Lit and the Strand Magazine. He has published stories, articles, reviews and interviews. His latest short story appeared in the spring 2009 issue of Spinetingler Magazine. He has a novel making the rounds.