Janice N. Harrington
Rachel Barrett is a fine art and editorial
photographer living in Brooklyn, New York.
Her work has been exhibited nationwide
and has appeared in the New York Times,
Next American City, and other publications.
Blair Braverman is an MFA student at
the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writ
ing Program. Her writing has appeared
in High Country News, Appalachia, and
Linda Connor, a recipient of National
Endowment for the Arts grants and a
Guggenheim Fellowship, is the founder
of PhotoAlliance. A compendium of her
work, Odyssey: The Photographs of Linda
Connor, was published in 2008.
Brian Doyle is the editor of Portland
Magazine at the University of Portland,
and the author of ten books, including,
most recently, the novel Mink River.
Janice N. Harrington is author of Even
the Hollow My Body Made Is Gone and
The Hands of Strangers: Poems from the
Nursing Home. A former librarian and
professional storyteller, she now teaches
at the University of Illinois.
Mayme Kratz lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
She exhibits her work regularly at Lisa
Sette Gallery, and has received a mid
career award and exhibition at the Phoe
nix Art Museum.
Melissa Kwasny is author of four
books of poetry, including The Nine Senses
and Reading Novalis in Montana, both
from Milkweed Editions. She lives in
Aubrey Learner is an artist living in
San Francisco. She graduated from the San
Francisco Art Institute and is represented
by Baer Ridgway Exhibitions.
Rose McLarney’s first book of poems,
The Always Broken Plates of Mountains, is
forthcoming from Four Way Books next
year. She grew up in rural western North
Edith Pearlman’s collections of short
stories include How to Fall and
Binocular Vision. She is the winner of the 2011
PEN/Malamud Award for excellence in
Erik Reece, a contributing editor of Orion,
is at work on a book about the e=orts to
save one of Kentucky’s oldest forests. He
lives in Lexington, Kentucky.
C. J. Sage edits The National Poetry Review.
Her most recent book is The San Simeon
Zebras, published by Salmon Poetry.
Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nord
haus are cofounders of the Breakthrough
Institute and coauthors of Break Through:
From the Death of Environmentalism to the
Politics of Possibility.
Joseph Spece split his youth between
New York and Massachusetts. He received
a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry
Foundation in 2009.
Ginger Strand, a contributing editor
of Orion, is author of Inventing Niagara:
Beauty, Power, and Lies. She is grateful to
The Center for Land Use Interpretation
for its support of her work in this issue.