Fall, Issue Three
by Kristina Zdravič Reardon
Kristina Zdravič Reardon is a first-generation American on her mother’s side and a student in the University of New Hampshire’s MFA program. She is currently living in her family’s home country of Slovenia on a Fulbright scholarship, where she is writing, studying Slovenian, and translating a collection of short stories written by women from Slovenian to English. It should be noted her views and experiences are her own and do not reflect those of the U.S. Department of State or the Fulbright Program. She writes a weekly column for the Villager Newspapers and Stonebridge Press groups in Massachusetts and Connecticut, and has previously published fiction in the Newport Review and the Alembic.
by Julie Marie Wade
Born in Seattle in 1979, Julie Marie Wade has completed a Master of Arts in English and a Master of Fine Arts in Poetry. Since 2004, she has received the Chicago Literary Award in Poetry, the Gulf Coast Nonfiction Prize, the Oscar Wilde Poetry Prize, the Literal Latte Nonfiction Award, the AWP Intro Journals Award, the American Literary Review Nonfiction Prize, the Arts & Letters Nonfiction Prize, and seven Pushcart Prize nominations. She is the author of two collections of lyric nonfiction, Wishbone: A Memoir in Fractures (Colgate University Press, 2010) and Small Fires (Sarabande Books, 2011), as well as a poetry chapbook, Without (Finishing Line Press, 2010). Julie lives with her partner and their two cats in Louisville, Kentucky, where she is a doctoral candidate and graduate teaching fellow in the Humanities department at the University of Louisville.
by Tana G. Young
Tana G. Young holds a BA in English: Writing & Literature, Art History minor, from Whitworth University. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing: Poetry emphasis; Creative Nonfiction minor, from the Inland NW Center for Writers at EWU. Tana lives in her grandmother’s farmhouse and she owns a really nice road bike.