ISSUES | Contributing Authors
Donald Klopfer was Chairman Emeritus and Founder of Random House. 
Lore Segal, born Lore Groszmann in Vienna, March 8, 1928, escaped the Nazis when she was ten years old with five hundred other children on an experimental transport to test
Matthew Graham was the recipient of an N.L.F. award in 1983. 
Peter Engel has written on science and science fiction for the New York Times Book Review and elsewhere. 
Leslie Parry is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her stories have appeared in the Virginia Quarterly Review, Indiana Review, Cream City Review, and The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories. She lives in Chicago.
Terry Ann Thaxton
Terry Ann Thaxton’s two books of poetry are Getaway Girl (2011) and The Terrible Wife (2013). Her guidebook/anthology Creative Writing in the Community is forthcoming from Continuum Publishers (October 2013).
Alexander Landfair’s work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Guernica, The Boston Review and The Spoon River Poetry Review. He lives in New York, where he is Assistant Director
Valerie Nieman, a 2013-2014 North Carolina poetry fellow, is the author of one poetry collection, Wake Wake Wake, as well as a short-story collection and three novels. Her poetry has
Carolyn Osborn’s essays have appeared in Hotel Amerika, American Literary Review, Antioch Review, Southwest Review, Southern Cultures and other journals. She is the author of two novels and three short-story collections A
Mitch Wieland is the author of the novels Willy Slater’s Lane and God’s Dogs. His short stories have appeared in the Southern Review, the Kenyon Review, the Yale Review, TriQuarterly,