Kate Glavin received her M.A. in English Literature from the University of South Dakota in 2010. Since then she has been teaching creative writing, literature, and composition at a variety of institutions, including the prison classroom. She is currently an MFA candidate in poetry at UMass Boston and leads the affiliated Poetry Group at Baystate Correctional Center.
Matt Denis is a second year fiction writer in MFA program at UMASS Boston. He lives in a
glorified dorm room in Mission Hill and watches a lot of baseball.
Audrey Mardavich lives in Clam Point, Dorchester. She runs the 2x2 Reading Series in Boston, produces a monthly storytelling event for The Moth and works with independent public radio producers at PRX. Her poems can be found in No Infinite, Summer Stock, Gaff, Juked, and the Write on the Dot Anthology.
Elaine Happnie is a Dorchester resident and visual artist. She has exhibited her art in Boston, Miami and Fort Meyers, FL. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Boston Public Library, Copley Square Photograph and Print Department. She has read her poetry at Hibernian Hall, Thomas Crane Public Library, UMass Boston's Poetry Slam Society and Write on the DOT Open Mic. She says: "I choose to speak on complicated topics through poetry. Things that aren't ordinarily spoken of can be better transmitted through the language of poetry."