Jennifer Grotz was born in Canyon, Texas and did her undergraduate studies at Tulane University and at the Sorbonne in Paris, France. She completed an MFA and MA in Poetry and English at Indiana University. This year Urban Editions published her first chapbook, Not Body, and her poems have appeared in journals such as New England Review, Ploughshares, Black Warrior Review, Tri-Quarterly, and Best American Poetry 2000. She is currently completing her first year towards her Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Houston.
Robert Lunday was born in South Carolina and raised on Army posts throughout the South and overseas. He has had two residencies at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and a Stegner fellowship at Stanford University. Publication of Mad Flights, his first collection of poems, is set for February 2002 from Ashland Poetry Press. He lives in Texas with his wife and son, and is finishing a Ph.D. in English at the University of Houston.
Pablo Peschiera was born in Canada, lived in Peru, and moved to Michigan with his family when he was only seven years old. He has had poems, interviews, and reviews published variously in Lit Rag, Poetry Miscellany, and Third Coast, among other journals. He is a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Houston, and is the Managing Editor of Gulf Coast, a journal of literature and fine art.