ISSUES | Contributing Authors
Shashi Bhat received her MFA in fiction from Johns Hopkins University, where she held a teaching fellowship in creative writing. Her fiction has appeared in several journals, including Event and The Threepenny Review.
Kent Nelson has traveled widely in search of birds —to Costa Rica, Ecuador, and to every corner of North America—and has run seven marathons, including Taos, LA and Pike’s Peak.
Andrew Mulvania is the author of a collection of poems, Also In Arcadia, published by Backwaters Press. Recent poems have appeared in Chicago Quarterly Review and Smartish Pace. He has
Emily Wunderlich holds a BA in English from the University of Missouri. She is the editor-in-chief of the university’s undergraduate literary magazine, Epic, and she reads nonfiction and fiction for The Missouri
Jillian Weise is the author of The Amputee’s Guide to Sex (Soft Skull, 2007). She is an assistant professor at Clemson. In the winter, she will travel to Tierra del Fuego on
Cynthia Morrison Phoel
Cynthia Morrison Phoel earned an MFA from the Warren Wilson College Program for Writers. In addition to the Missiouri Review, her stories have appeared in the Gettysburg Review and Harvard Review. She lives in Newton,
Becky Adnot Haynes
Becky Adnot Haynes is a first-year doctoral student at the University of Cincinnati. She has published fiction in Post Road and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. She lives in the gaslight district of Cincinnati with
Rana Dasgupta was born in the UK in 1971 and now lives in New Delhi. His first book, Tokyo Cancelled, a cycle of contemporary myths, was published by Grove/Atlantic in
Kathleen McGookey has published poetry in several magazines including Epoch and Puerto del Sol.
Nanci Kincaid has a collection of fiction due out next year. Other stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Ontario Review, Southern Exposure, and The Crescent Review.