Amaranth Borsuk’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Columbia Poetry Review, Colorado Review, FIELD, Eleven Eleven, Lana Turner: A Journal of Poetry and Opinion, and Denver Quarterly. Her chapbook, Tonal Saw, has just been published by The Song Cave. She recently received her Ph.D. in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Southern California and is currently a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities at MIT.
Gabriela Jauregui is the author of Controlled Decay (Akashic Books/Black Goat Press, 2008). She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from USC, an MFA from UC Riverside and an MA from UC Irvine. Her writing has been published in journals and anthologies in the US, Mexico, and Europe, including most recently in New American Writing, S/N: New World Poetics, Mandorla, The Aesthetics of Risk (JRP Ringier, 2008), and Lenguaraz. She is a member of sur+, a publishing collective in Mexico, and editor of Revista ANIMAL. She lives and works in Los Angeles and Mexico City.
Paul Braffort is a computer scientist, poet, and cabaret singer. You can hear humorous songs from his 1958 album about atomic energy, adultery, and other salacious subjects on his website, as well as more recent unreleased works. A founding member of the Oulipo, he has published five books in the Bibliothèque Oulipienne, as well as numerous texts on artificial intelligence and programming. He lives in France.