Please welcome our new contributor Tim Jones-Yelvington. Tim lives and writes in Chicago. His work has appeared in Sleepingfish, Annalemma, Pank, Keyhole, Monkeybicycle and others. He works for Crossroads Fund, a foundation that supports grassroots community organizers and activists working on issues of social and economic justice. Visit him online HERE.
John Madera's fiction may be found in Conjunctions, Opium Magazine, The &Now Awards 2: The Best Innovative Writing, and many other journals. His criticism may be found in American Book Review, Bookforum, The Review of Contemporary Fiction, Rain Taxi: Review of Books, The Believer, The Brooklyn Rail, and many other venues. Recipient of an M.F.A. in Literary Arts from Brown University, John Madera lives in New York City, where he runs Rhizomatic and manages and edits Big Other.