Eleanor Henderson was born in Greece, grew up in Florida, and attended Middlebury College and the University of Virginia, where she received her MFA in 2005. Her stories and essays have appeared in Agni, North American Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Ninth Letter, Poets & Writers, The Wall Street Journal, and on NPR. Her story “The Farms” was selected by Alice Sebold for The Best American Short Stories 2009, and Ecco published her first novel, Ten Thousand Saints, in June 2011. An assistant professor at Ithaca College, she lives in Ithaca, New York, with her husband Aaron, three-year-old son Nico, and new baby Henry.
Myfanwy Collins was born in Montreal, Canada, grew up in the Adirondack Mountains of New York State, and now lives on the North Shore of Massachusetts with her husband and son. Her work has been published in The Kenyon Review, AGNI, Cream City Review, QuickFiction, and Potomac Review. Her debut novel, Echolocation, is forthcoming from Engine Books in March 2012. A collection of her short fiction, I AM HOLDING YOUR HAND, is forthcoming from PANK Little Books in August 2012. She and her husband, Allen, have been married for nine years and have one son, Henry, who is 4, and a geriatric dog who is almost 14. Learn more about Myfanwy at her author site.
Suzzy Roche is a singer, songwriter, author, and founding member of the singing group The Roches. She has recorded over fifteen albums, written music for TV and Film, and toured extensively for thirty years all across the U.S. and Europe. Suzzy has been an associate member of The Wooster Group; the experimental theater company based in New York City, and performed with them off and on for years throughout Europe. Her children’s book HOW TO BE IN A BAND will be published in January 2013. WAYWARD SAINTS is her first novel.
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