Con­trib­u­tors’ Notes

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Jason Ar­ment served in Op­er­a­tion Iraqi Free­dom as a ma­chine gun­ner in the U.S. Marine Corps. He earned an MFA in creative non­fic­tion from the Ver­mont Col­lege of Fine Arts. His work has ap­peared in Nar­ra­tive Mag­a­zine, Gulf Coast, Lunch Ticket, and else­where. Univer­sity of Hell Press will pub­lish his mem­oir Musala­heen in 2017. He lives in Den­ver, where he co­or­di­nates the Den­ver Vet­eran Writ­ing Work­shop with Colorado Hu­man­i­ties.

Natalie Bakopou­los is the au­thor of The Green Shore (Si­mon & Schus­ter, 2012), and her work has ap­peared in Tin House, VQR, The New York Times, and var­i­ous other pub­li­ca­tions. Along with Eileen Pol­lack and Jeremiah Cham­ber­lin, she is the coau­thor of Creative Com­po­si­tion. She has re­ceived fel­low­ships from the Ca­margo and Mac­dow­ell foun­da­tions and was a 2015 Ful­bright fel­low in Athens, Greece. She is work­ing on her sec­ond novel.

Gra­ham Barn­hart served as a Spe­cial Forces medic in Iraq and Afghanistan and is cur­rently pur­su­ing an MFA at Ohio State Univer­sity. His work has ap­peared in or is forth­com­ing from Beloit Po­etry Jour­nal, The Get­tys­burg Re­view, Gulf Coast, The Se­wa­nee Re­view, and oth­ers. He was re­cently named the re­cip­i­ent of the 2015 Chad Walsh Po­etry Prize from the Beloit Po­etry Jour­nal.

Theresa Dow­ell Black­in­ton has won the Betty Gabehart Prize for Fic­tion and the North Carolina State Short Fic­tion Award. She lives in Durham, North Carolina, where she works as a free­lance writer and edi­tor.

D.F. Brown was born and raised in the Mis­souri Ozarks. He served as a com­bat medic with the First of the Four­teenth In­fantry in Viet­nam, 1969–1970.

Glenda Car­pio is a pro­fes­sor of English and of African and African Amer­i­can Stud­ies at Har­vard Univer­sity.

Yunte Huang is a Guggen­heim fel­low and a pro­fes­sor of English at the Univer­sity of Cal­i­for­nia, Santa Barbara. He is the au­thor of award-

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