Jeffrey Hecker was born in 1977 in Norfolk, Virginia. He’s the author of Rumble Seat (San Francisco Bay Press, 2011) & the chapbooks Hornbook (Horse Less Press, 2012), Instructions for the Orgy (Sunnyoutside Press, 2013), & Before He Let Them Guide Sleigh (ShirtPocket Press, 2013). Recent work has appeared in Mascara Literary Review, Atticus Review, La Fovea, Zocalo Public Square, The Burning Bush 2, LEVELER, Spittoon & similar:peaks. He holds a degree from Old Dominion University. He resides with his wife Robin in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia.
Russ Woods is a poet and librarian living in Chicago. He is the author of the books Wolf Doctors (Artifice Books, March 2014) and Sara or The Existence of Fire (Horse Less Press, Fall 2014). His poetry and collaborations are published or forthcoming in Dusie, Gulf Coast, Guernica, Denver Quarterly, Diagram and Columbia Poetry Review. He is online at moonbears.biz.