JEAN HARTIG is the author of the poetry chapbook Ave, Materia (Poetry Society of America, 2009). She works as a freelance writer and editor in Brooklyn. ; CHRISTOPHER KONDRICH’s first book, Contrapuntal, was recently published in the Free Verse Editions poetry series by Parlor Press. Other new work appears in American Letters & Commentary, Boston Review and Washington Square. ; IRA LIGHTMAN makes public art in communities, mainly in the North East of England, and teaches poetry and visual poetry in schools. He is currently temporary lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Northumbria. JERRY reviewed his book Mustard Tart as Lemon in Issue 4. ; DAVE MCNAMARA received his MFA in Poetry from The New School. He has been published in the journals Flying Fish, The Best American Poetry blog, and the anthology, Why I am Not a Painter. Dave also has an MFA in Acting from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He has acted in various regional theatres including the Utah Shakespearean Festival, Florida Stage, Ford’s Theatre, and the Kennedy Center. He is a member of Actor’s Equity. ; JOANNA NOVAK is from the suburbs of Chicago. The author of Something Real (dancing girl press), her fiction and poetry have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, DIAGRAM, and Conjunctions. Bad Animal is a memoir about her life in food. ; ELLEN WELCKER has recent work in InDigest, Leveler Poetry Journal, Phantom Limb_, and H_NGMN. Her first book, The Botanical Garden, won the Astrophil Poetry Prize (judged by Eleni Sikelianos) and was published by Astrophil Press in 2010. She lives in Seattle. SEAN ZHURAW’s poems are forthcoming in Boston Review. He is a current MFA candidate at the Iowa Writers Workshop. Some of the language from “Eastern State Penitentiary” comes from two sources: Daniel Paul Schreber’s Memoirs of My Nervous Illness as well as the Charlie Brown Christmas Special.