Contributors

for October 2010

  • Zach Baron is an editor at the Village Voice.
  • Alvin Buenaventura is the publisher of Buenaventura Press.
  • Stephen Burt is the coauthor, with David Mikics, of The Art of the Sonnet, out now.
  • Ashley Butler is the author of Dear Sound of Footstep (Sarabande Books, 2009). She is an archives assistant in Texas.
  • Rich Fulcher is best known for his roles in The Mighty Boosh. Most recently he has performed as his alter-ego, Eleanor, playing sell-out seasons in Australia and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He’s the author of Tiny Acts of Rebellion, and has also appeared in Modern Problems in Science, Snuff Box, and Skins.
  • Alan Gilbert is the author of the poetry book Late in the Antenna Fields (Futurepoem) and the essay collection Another Future: Poetry and Art in a Postmodern Twilight (Wesleyan University Press).
  • Nick Hornby lives in North London.
  • Rozalia Jovanovic is a founding editor of Gigantic and the deputy editor of Flavorpill New York. Her essays and fiction have appeared or are forthcoming in Unsaid, BlackBook.com, and Guernica.
  • Reese Okyong Kwon’s fiction is published or forthcoming in Missouri Review, Epoch, Gulf Coast, American Short Fiction, and elsewhere, and her criticism has appeared in the Rumpus and Virginia Quarterly Review. She lives in Washington, D.C.
  • Dominic Luxford is poetry editor of the Believer.
  • Greil Marcus is the author of Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the Twentieth Century, Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock ‘n’ Roll Music, and The Shape of Things to Come: Prophecy and the American Voice, and other books. His column, Real Life Rock Top Ten, runs monthly in the Believer.
  • David K. O’Hara is a transatlantic writer and academic whose first novel is titled Transatlantic. He lives in Oxford.
  • M. Rebekah Otto lives in Berkeley, California. She is the assistant books editor of the Rumpus and an editorial aide at Atlas Obscura.
  • Jack Pendarvis has written three books.
  • Sandra Simonds has a PhD in Literature from Florida State University, where she teaches creative writing. Her first book of poetry, Warsaw Bikini, was published by Bloof Books in 2008.
  • Jill Stauffer is assistant professor of philosophy and director of the program in Peace, Justice and Human Rights at Haverford College, just outside of Philadelphia. Watch her goof off at culpa.diaryland.com.
  • Jude Stewart writes regularly on design and culture for Slate and Fast Company; she also blogs about color for Print. Her book about color’s many intersections with culture is forthcoming from Bloomsbury USA.
  • Susan Straight’s seventh novel, Take One Candle Light a Room, will be published this month by Pantheon Books. Her essays and short stories have appeared in McSweeney’s, Zoetrope, the New York Times, and elsewhere. She still lives in Riverside.
  • Wells Tower is the author of Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned, a collection of short fiction.
  • Adrian Van Young teaches writing and literature at the Buckingham, Browne, and Nichols School, Boston College, and Grub Street, in Boston. His fiction and nonfiction have been published in Lumina and Gigantic.
  • Malena Watrous is the author of the novel If You Follow Me. She is a regular contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle and the New York Times Book Review, and a creative-writing instructor at Stanford.