Contributors

for February 2011

  • Jeannette Allée’s work has appeared in The Best American Poetry, the Iowa Review, FIELD, Gulf Coast, Fence, Gargoyle, Atlanta Review, and Rhino. She is the recipient of an Artist Trust grant and a 4Culture grant, and was a finalist in the National Poetry Series.
  • Chris Bachelder lives in Amherst, Massachusetts. His new novel is called Abbott Awaits.
  • Blake Bronson-Bartlett is a doctoral candidate in the English Department at the University of Iowa. He is the former managing editor of the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review and is a staff member of the Walt Whitman Archive. He is currently editing a collection of writings on Walt Whitman’s fiction.
  • Alvin Buenaventura publishes comics and books with Pigeon Press.
  • Stephen Burt is a professor of English at Harvard. Some of his books are The Art of the Sonnet, with David Mikics (2010), Close Calls with Nonsense: Reading New Poetry (2009), and Parallel Play, a book of poems (2006).
  • Emily Cooke is at work on a novel. She lives in Brooklyn.
  • T Cooper is the author of three novels and a bunch of other shorter things. He lives in New York with his family.
  • Mark Doten is an editor at Soho Press. His fiction has appeared in Conjunctions, Guernica, and the Collagist.
  • Nick Hornby lives in North London.
  • Alan Levinovitz is a PhD candidate in religion and literature at the University of Chicago. His research is on play and Chinese philosophy.
  • 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.
  • John McDonnell has written music columns for guardian.co.uk, Vice magazine, and thefader.com. He currently writes news stories, mostly about pensioners being battered to death, for a British national newspaper’s website. He runs yepwecan.co.uk in his spare time.
  • Jack Pendarvis has written three books.
  • Paul Scheer cocreated Human Giant with Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, and Jason Woliner. He can currently be seen on the FX show The League and on Adult Swim in the upcoming NTSF:SD:SUV.
  • Dalia Sofer is the author of the novel The Septembers of Shiraz, a 2007 New York Times Notable Book of the Year. She is the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award and of the 2008 PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship. She lives in New York City, where she is at work on her second novel.
  • Fritz Swanson is a creator of and contributor to the Lovecraftian “Ask the Giant Squid” advice column published by Poor Mojo’s Almanac(k). He teaches at the University of Michigan, and lives in Manchester, Michigan. You can find him at manchester-press.com.
  • Deb Olin Unferth is the author of Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War.
  • Angie Waller is an artist based in New York. Her most recent series of limited edition prints and books illustrate the legal and ethical definitions of originality. You can find copies of these original works at angiewaller.com.
  • Lawrence Weschler is the author, most recently, of Everything That Rises: A Book of Convergences, a pair of counterpunctal biographies of artists Robert Irwin (a newly expanded edition of Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees) and David Hockney (True to Life), and, forthcoming this fall, a new collection, Uncanny Valley.