ISSUES | Contributing Authors
Kevin Wilson is the author of a story collection, Tunneling to the Center of the Earth, which won the Shirley Jackson Award, and a novel, The Family Fang. His stories
Dr. Kristen Marangoni is an assistant professor of English at Tulsa Community College, where she teaches composition and literature. Her research looks at the creative process of modernist authors, and she
Jim Barnes’s most recent book of poetry is On a Wing of the Sun (University of Illinois Press, 2001). His individual poems and short stories have appeared in many magazines
Joyce James, native of Skidmore, Missouri, lives and teaches in Houston, Texas. 
Michael Milburn works as an assistant to the curator in the Poetry Room at Harvard. 
Damian Whalen is a poker dealer from Missoula, Montana. 
Fred Chappell is a poet and fiction writer who is currently working on a novel. 
Edward Kleinschmidt’s second book of poems, First Language, published in 1990, was awarded the 1989 Juniper Prize.
Jonathan Kranz has previously published stories in West Branch and Ascent.