Jonathan Corcoran’s debut story collection, The Rope Swing, is forthcoming from West Virginia University Press in April 2016. His work has been named a finalist for the Flannery O’Connor Award in Short Fiction and a semi-finalist for the St. Lawrence Book Award. He received a BA in Literary Arts from Brown University and an MFA in Fiction Writing from Rutgers University-Newark. He was born and raised in a small town in West Virginia and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.
Mary Lou Buschi
Mary Lou Buschi’s poems have appeared in FIELD, Willow Springs, Indiana Review, Four Way Review, Cream City Review, Thrush, Pank, among others. Her chapbook, The Spell of Coming (or Going) was published by Patasola Press (2013). Ukiyo-e, her second chapbook was published by Dancing Girl Press (2014). Mary Lou’s full-length collection, Awful Baby, was published this year through Red Paint Hill. Tightwire, her third chapbook, is forthcoming through Dancing Girl Press (2016).
Ben Nadler is the author of the novel, The Sea Beach Line, recently published by Fig Tree Books. His other works include the history zine, Punk In NYC’s Lower East Side 1981-1991, and Line & Hook, a collaborative chapbook with the visual artist Alyssa Berg. He lives in Brooklyn and teaches writing at colleges in Harlem and the South Bronx.
Seamus Scanlon is a writer from Galway and living in Queens. He is a playwright and fiction writer. He is a regular reader at the Irish American Artists and Writers. His latest play The McGowan Trilogy played in New York, UK and Ireland in 2014/2015.