Steve Gillies is a writer based out of Chicago with an MFA from University of Pittsburgh. His previous work has appeared in Artifice Magazine, The AV Club, and the American Journal of Orthopedics.
Catherine Uroff's short fiction has appeared in The Worcester Review, Red Wheelbarrow, The Bellevue Literary Review, The Green Hills Literary Lantern, and other journals.
Larry Woiwode's stories have appeared in The Atlantic, GQ, Harpers, Paris Review, Partisan Review, and a variety of publications, including two dozen stories in The New Yorker, and are included in four volumes of The Best American Short Stories. His memoir What I Think I Did was his sixth book named "notable book of the year" by the New York Times Book Review; and the follow-up memoir, A Step From Death, a NYTBR "Editor's Choice." He is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Lannan Literary Fellow, a U. S. State Department Traveling Artist, and recipient of the Medal of Merit from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, "for distinction in the art of the short story."
He has received the Aga Khan Prize, the John Dos Passos Prize, The Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award; and in 1995, by a joint resolution of the state house and senate, and confirmation by the governor, he was named Poet Laureate of North Dakota.