J. Bruce Fuller is a Louisiana native. His chapbooks include The Dissenter’s Ground, Notes to a Husband, Lancelot, 28 Blackbirds at the End of the World, and Flood which is the winner of the 2013 Swan Scythe Chapbook Contest. He is the co-editor of Vision/Verse 2009-2013: An Anthology of Poetry, and his poems have appeared at Crab Orchard Review, Harpur Palate, Pembroke Magazine, Birmingham Poetry Review, and Louisiana Literature, among others. He is the editor and publisher of Yellow Flag Press. He received his MFA from McNeese and PhD from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Dominic Russ-Combs welded industrial models in Durham, North Carolina, before publishing his first short stories and receiving an Emerging Artist Award from the Kentucky Arts Council. His fiction has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Kenyon Review,The Greensboro Review, among others, and his poetry and nonfiction have appeared in Third Coast and Indiana Review. He comes to Stanford via Lubbock, Texas, where he’s wrapping up his PhD in Creative Writing from Texas Tech.