Josh Kryah’s first collection of poems, GLEAN (2007), won the Nightboat Books Poetry Prize. His second, WE ARE STARVED, will be published by the Center for Literary Publishing / Colorado State University Press in June 2011. He is the poetry editor of WITNESS. 
Katy Didden grew up in Washington DC. She holds a BA in English from Washington University in St. Louis, and earned her MFA at the University of Maryland on a graduate school fellowship. After graduating from UMD, she taught poetry and composition at Loyola University, Chicago. She moved to Columbia to pursue a Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing at Mizzou, where she is a recipient of the Maxwell Fellowship. Her poetry has appeared in The DC Poets Against the War Anthology, Nimrod International, Crab Orchard Review, and Crazyhorse.