Lynne Bronstein came to LA in the era of album rock and wrote for the underground Los Angeles Free Press. For five decades she’s supported herself as a journalist while contributing to the literary community with four books, poems and short stories in numerous magazines, readings, and organizing poetry events. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the Best of the Net Awards and her short story “Why Me?” won a prize in the PoeticDiversity Short Fiction Contest. She has poetry forthcoming in Lummox, Chiron Review, PoeticDiversity, and Sparring With Beatnik Ghosts, among others. She’s in her Golden Age.
William Shunn is the author of the recent memoir The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a Reluctant Missionary, which is a finalist for the Association for Mormon Letters Award. His short fiction, which has appeared everywhere from Salon to Asimov’s Science Fiction, has been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Awards. He is host of the new quarterly Line Break reading series at Q.E.D. in Astoria.
Mark de Silva
Mark de Silva is the author of the debut novel Square Wave, released by Two Dollar Radio in February of 2016. He holds degrees in philosophy from Brown (AB) and Cambridge (PhD). Having served for several years on the editorial staff of the New York Times’s opinion pages, and then as an editor at Aeon Magazine, he now freelances for the paper’s Sunday magazine. He is also a contributing editor at 3:AM Magazine. His writing has appeared in these publications, as well as in Guernica, the New Inquiry, the Collagist, the Paris Review Daily, and elsewhere.
Elizabeth Onusko’s debut collection, Portrait of the Future with Trapdoor, won the Bryant-Lisembee Book Prize and will be published by Red Paint Hill in spring 2016. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Witness, Best New Poets 2015, Redivider, The Awl, and DIAGRAM, among others. She is assistant editor of inter|rupture. Her website is elizabethonusko.com.