Originally from Brooklyn, NY, writer, poet, spoken word performer, and playwright, John Biscello, has called Taos, New Mexico home since 2001. He is the author of the novels, Broken Land, A Brooklyn Tale and Raking the Dust, and a collection of stories, Freeze Tag. His fiction and poetry has appeared in numerous publications, including: Art Times, nthposition, The Wanderlust Review, Ophelia Street, Chokecherries, Adobe Walls, Kansas City Voices, the Tishman Review, and the Golden Walkman. Broken Land, A Brooklyn Tale was named Underground Book Reviews 2014 Book of the Year. Visit his website at: johnbiscello.com.
Johanna DeBiase is the author of Mama & the Hungry Hole, #4 in the Wordcraft Series of Fabulist Novellas. She writes from New Mexico where she is spellbound by the energy vortex of Taos Mountain. Originally from New York, she earned her BA in Literature and Creative Writing from Bard College and her MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College. Her short fiction has been published in journals, magazines and websites including Portland Review, theEEEL, Monkeybicycle, Convergence, Prick of the Spindle and San Antonio Current. She has also received scholarships to attend the San Miguel Writer's Conference, Vermont Studio Center and Rensing Center. The rest of the time, she is a certified yoga instructor, vintage clothing boutique owner and mother of one. Follow her on Twitter @JohannaDeBiase or visit her website: www.JohannaDeBiase.com