William Hoffacker was born and raised in New York City and now lives in Tucson, AZ. His work has appeared in NANO Fiction, The Matador Review, Threadcount, and others. He has interviewed many contributors to The Collagist for that journal's blog. @YoungestOfOne

J. Bowers is a fiction writer based out of St. Louis, Missouri, where she is an Assistant Professor of English at Maryville University. Her short stories have appeared in The Indiana Review, StoryQuarterly, Redivider, The Portland Review, and other journals, in addition to being anthologized by Ashland Creek Press, Sundress Publications, and Zoomorphic. When not writing, teaching, or playing video games, she can be found riding her horse. @prettyminotaur