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Jenny Boully's The Body was published in 2002 by Slope Editions. The Book of Beginnings and Endings is forthcoming from Sarabande in 2007. She has two chapbooks coming out this year: of the mismatched teacups, of the single-serving spoon (Coconut Chapbook Series) and [one love affair] (Tarpaulin Sky Paper Goods). [website]

Molly Brodak is originally from Detroit and currently pursuing her MFA at West Virginia University. Her work has appeared in Smartish Pace, Illuminations, Sonora Review, and the New Orleans Review. [email]

Michael Comstock is a graduate student at the University of Iowa. His work has also appeared in Mustachioed. [email]

Peter Conners edited PP/FF: An Anthology (Starcherone Books, March 2006). His prose poetry collection Of Whiskey and Winter is forthcoming from White Pine Press. He is founding co-editor of the literary journal Double Room. He lives in Rochester, NY where he works as Marketing Director/Associate Editor at BOA Editions. [website]

Robert Lopez has had fiction in many print and online journals, including: BOMB, New Orleans Review, New England Review, The Barcelona Review, elimae, 5_Trope, and Nerve. He teaches an experimental fiction workshop at The New School and lives with his wife, Heather. [email]

Jennifer MacKenzie lives and teaches in the Bay Area. As a poet and photographer, she is fascinated by the relationships between aspiration and decay, intellect and matter, intent and inertia. The reciprocal action of human constructions on landscape and landscape (as weather, seasons: wind, flood, dust) on human constructions—the effects of which are often for shorthand called "abandonment"—is probably the mostdurable subject of her photographs."

Born and raised in Milwaukee, "A Great Place on a Great Lake," Michael McCauley presently lives in Alabama, where he watches cable television. He has a story forthcoming in Painted Bride Quarterly. He has no plans. [email]

More information about other published work by Andrew Nightingale can be found at [website]. He is co-editor of Liminal Pleasures, a UK-based quarterly print magazine [website].

JoLee Gibbons Passerini lives with her husband Ed, daughter Rebecca, and two orange cats in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She teaches in New College, the interdisciplinary program at the University of Alabama. When she isn't teaching, she works on poems and environmental issues. She highly recommends Orion magazine, Bill McKibben, Don Stap, and Jean Craighead George for folks to read when they finish the current issue of DIAGRAM. [email]

Sima Rabinowitz is the author of the chapbook Murmuration (New Michigan Press, 2006) and The Jewish Fake Book, winner of the Elixir Press Poetry Awards. Her work has appeared in Salamander, Hotel Amerika, Witness, Blithe House Quarterly, and many other journals and anthologies. She earns her living as a business writer and editor. She lives with her partner in New York City.

Martha Silano's Blue Positive, her second poetry collection, will be published by Steel Toe Books in 2006. She teaches, hikes, and feeds the budgies at her local zoo.

Hugh Steinberg's poems have appeared in such places as Conduit, Dusie, Paragraph, Sentence, and Cue. He teaches in the writing and literature program at California College of the Arts and is the editor of Freehand, a new journal devoted to handwritten work. [email]

G. C. Waldrep is is the author of The Batteries (New Michigan Press, 2006), Goldbeater's Skin (Colorado Prize, 2003) and Disclamor (BOA Editions, forthcoming 2007). His work has appeared in Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, New England Review, American Letters & Commentary, New American Writing, and other journals. He is the recipient of residencies and awards from Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, the Academy of American Poets, the Poetry Society of America, and elsewhere. In 2005-06 he is serving as a visiting professor of history and poetry at Deep Springs College in California.

Gregg Williard's fiction and poetry has appeared, most recently, in The Wisconsin Academy Review, Tattoo Highway, and Chronic Art, and in audio form on WORT Radio (webcast on wort-fm.org). His paintings and drawings have been shown in New York, Chicago and Milwaukee, and his home base of Madison, Wisconsin.

Kevin Wilson was born, raised, and still lives in Tennessee. His work has appeared in Ploughshares, One Story, Greensboro Review, and New Stories from the South 2005. [email]