Morri Creech is the author of three collections of poetry, the most recent of which, The Sleep of Reason (Waywiser, 2013), was a finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize. A recipient of NEA and Ruth Lilly Fellowships, as well as grants from the North Carolina and Louisiana Arts councils, he is the Writer in Residence at Queens University of Charlotte.
Alan Rossi's stories have been published or are forthcoming in Granta, The Atlantic, The Missouri Review, New England Review, The Florida Review, and many other journals. He is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and an O. Henry Prize. He teaches fiction at the South Carolina Governor's School for Arts and Humanities and lives in Spartanburg with his wife and daughter.