A poet and journalist, Clark Hays (Portland, OR) was raised on a 3,000-acre Montana cattle ranch. Hays’ work has appeared in journals, magazines and newspapers. Most recently, he was nominated for the Pushcart Prize for a short story appearing in Opium magazine.
Kathleen McFall (Portland, OR) is a journalist with a master’s degree in filmmaking from The American University. She was awarded a fellowship for fiction writing from Oregon Literary Arts.