Irene Doukas Behrman studies creative writing at Marylhurst University near Portland, Oregon. She's a graduate of the Independent Publishing Resource Center’s Certificate Program in Independent Publishing (Fiction/Nonfiction track), and her nonfiction piece “A Woman Named M" was awarded an honorable mention in the 84th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition. Irene's work has been published by M Review and Peach Mag.

Matthew Dinaro holds a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His current projects include writing and performing poetry and music as The Short Wave Mystery and reviewing local musical acts at Rock and Roll Portland, OR. He's a founding member of the Portland-based band The Toads, as well as an A&E writer for the Boston Metro. Matthew’s work has appeared in Beach SlothElectric CerealMcSweeney’s and Potluck.