Christopher Dunn is a doctoral candidate at the University of Houston, where he also is a teaching fellow. His poems have appeared in Provincetown Arts, American Poet, Texas Review, Oklahoma Review, and Paris Review.
Scott Elliott’s first novel, Coiled in the Heart, was published in August 2003 by Putnam and has since been made an alternate selection by the Literary Guild and named to the September and October Booksense 76 list of outstanding books. His short stories have appeared in the Vanderbilt Review, Sniper Logic, Samsara and others. He has a Master of Fine Arts from Columbia University and has taught at Hofstra University and for The Teachers and Writers Collaborative and Writers in the Schools. Elliott is a University of Houston doctoral candidate in the comprehensive exam phase of his work in the Creative Writing program.
Roberta Harris Short holds a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Houston Creative Writing Program and is working on a Ph.D. in creative writing and English literature. The recipient of a Michener Award in 2000, Short’s work has appeared in Texas Review. She has completed a novel, Touring with Mariana, and is currently working on a second novel and a collection of short stories. Short teaches English for Houston Community College-System and has led novel writing workshops for Inprint, Inc.