Agatha Donkar is a former English major with a Master’s degree in library science who puts her education to use writing two-sentence reviews of new music releases and organizing her blog posts to a potentially obsessive degree. She lives in North Carolina, where she takes photographs, watches baseball, and works for the government. She can be found online at http://brandnewkindof.wordpress.com.
- Interview with Meredith Cole, author of Posed for Murder and Dead in the Water
- Review of Nic Brown’s Doubles
- Review of Nani Power’s Ginger and Ganesh: Adventures in Indian Cooking, Culture and Love
Tara Laskowski is a writer living in Northern Virginia. She earned an MFA from George Mason University and works as a media relations manager and social media coordinator for the university. She is a senior editor at SmokeLong Quarterly. Her fiction and non-fiction have appeared in numerous publications online and print. Her story “Ode to the Double-Crossed Lackey in ‘Thunderball’” was nominated for Dzanc’s Best of the Web 2010. She can be found online at www.taralaskowski.com.
- Review of 2010 Press 53 Open Awards Anthology, edited by Kevin Morgan Watson
- Interview with Tana French, author of Faithful Place
- Interview with Jessica Anthony, author of The Convalescent
Laura Ellen Scott‘s collection of creepy fiction, Curio, is available online and as a download from Uncanny Valley Press. Her novel, Death Wishing, is a comic fantasy set in New Orleans and will be released by IG Publishing in October 2011. She teaches fiction writing at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia and is Fiction Editor for Prick of the Spindle. She blogs at Probably just a story.
- Review of Sara Gran’s Claire DeWitt and The City of The Dead
- Review of Erin Kelly’s The Poison Tree
- Interview with Sophie Hannah, author of The Truth-Teller’s Lie
K.E. Semmel is a writer and translator whose work has appeared in Ontario Review, the Washington Post, Aufgabe, The Brooklyn Review, Redivider, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and elsewhere. He is the publications & communications manager of The Writer’s Center, an independent nonprofit literary organization based in Bethesda, MD. He is a recipient of translation grants from the Danish Arts Council.
- Interview with Åke Edwardson, author of The Shadow Woman
- Review of Ziggy Hanaor’s Graphic Europe: An Alternative Guide to 31 European Cities
- Interview with Brett Friedlander, author of Chasing Moonlight: The True Story of Field of Dreams’ Doc Graham
- Review of Best European Fiction 2011, edited by Aleksandar Hemon
- Review of My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales, edited by Kate Bernheimer
- Interview with William Wright, series editor of the Southern Poetry Anthology
- Review of William Alexander’s 52 Loaves: One Man’s Relentless Pursuit of Truth, Meaning, and a Perfect Crust
- Review of Max Watman’s Chasing the White Dog: An Amateur Outlaw’s Adventures in Moonshine