Carlos T. Blackburn, author of Portraits (2006) and The Selected Poems of Hamster (2008). Born at the New York Infirmary for Indigent Women and Children, 1969; raised in Brooklyn. Poems have surfaced in Land of the Weejis, Aeroplano, 6×6 and Watchword. Work as a soccer coach, bike messenger, roller coaster operator, collegian (anthropology), fish monger, copy editor, demolition worker, bartender and teacher all form a part of his résumé. Presently in the last year of his training as a physical therapist in Glasgow, Scotland. Betsy Fagin is the author of Belief Opportunity (Big Game Books, 2008), Rosemary Stretch (dusie e/chap, 2006) and For every solution there is a problem (Open 24 Hours, 2003), as well as a number of self-published chapbooks.