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Meet our Fall 2015 Authors


Jeff Alessandrelli


is the author of the full-length collection THIS LAST TIME WILL BE THE FIRST. Other work has appeared in Denver Quarterly, DIAGRAM, Gulf Coast, Boston Review and five chapbooks. The name of Jeff’s dog is Beckett Long Snout. The name of his micro-press is Dikembe Press.

Wes Solether


teaches English and lives on a dead end street somewhere in the Midwest. He runs Bitterzoet Magazine and Press with his co-editor, Pattie. Wes has been most recently published in Samizdat Literary Journal, Meat For Tea: The Valley Review, and Ossuary Whispers.

W. Vandoren Wheeler


has published poems in various journals, including H_ngM_n, Forklift, Conduit and His manuscript The Accidentalist won the Dorothy Brunsman Prize and was published by Bear Star Press in 2012. He lives with his wife and daughter in Portland, Oregon, and is working on a manuscript called Lonely & Co.

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