New Prose from Micaela Morrissette, Sam Truitt, Minnie Singh, Graham Guest, Russell Duvernoy
New Poetry from John Duvernoy, Christine Choi, and John Murray
Contributors to this issue:
Minnie Singh has a PhD in English from Columbia University and an MFA in Writing from California College of the Arts. Her work has appeared in various journals and little magazines. She lives in San Francisco.
Micaela Morrissette’s stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Best American Fantasy 2008 (Prime Books), Heide Hatry’s Heads & Tales (Charta Art Books), Weird Tales, and Conjunctions (where she is a senior editor). She is the recipient of a 2009 Pushcart Prize and a regular fiction reviewer for Jacket and Rain Taxi. At present, she’s collaborating on a mythology of the Rat King with visual artist Joshua Pelletier.
Russell J. Duvernoy currently resides in the Hudson Valley. He has finished one novel To The Sharks and published a small chapbook of stories 3 Tales with the letter press Unlock the Clockcase. His fiction and poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Queens Head and Artichoke, Watchword, and Fugue.
John Murray currently lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island.
Christine Choi draws pictures, writes poems, feeds birds, and lives in San Francisco. She is pursuing an MFA in Writing from the California College of the Arts, and has published two chapbooks, Zoo Song (2005, Turtle Light Press), and Clockwork and Onions (2007, One Bean Press). She is currently collaborating with New York-based composer Ken Suguro on her new work, “Blue Whale.”
Miranda Mellis is the author of The Revisionist (Calamari Press) which was short listed for The 2007 Believer Book Award and published in translation in Italy (Il Revisionista, Nutrimenti). Her work has appeared in various publications including Harper’s, Tin House, Post Road, Denver Quarterly, Fence, and The Kenyon Review. She is an editor at The Encyclopedia Project and lives in her home town of San Francisco where she teaches at the California College of the Arts.
Sam Truitt is the author of the forthcoming Street Mete: A Work in Vertical Elegies (Palm Press), Vertical Elegies: Three Works (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2008), Vertical Elegies 5: The Section (University of Georgia Press, 2003), and Anamorphosis Eisenhower (Lost Roads, 1998). He lives in Catskill, NY.
Graham Guest has published works in all three: fiction, philosophy, and music. He is currently living in San Francisco with his wife and daughter.
John K. Duvernoy is completing his MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars. More work can be found online at Conjunctions, Octopus, horseless review, and elsewhere. In 2006, Unlock the Clockcase published the letter-pressed chapbook Razor Love. He lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island.