Jeffrey Condran

Jeffrey Condran is the author of the story collection, A Fingerprint Repeated (Press 53).  His debut novel, Prague Summer (Counterpoint), was published in August 2014 and received a 2015 Independent Publisher Book Award’s Silver Medal.  His fiction has appeared in journals such as The Kenyon Review, The Missouri Review, and Epoch, and has been awarded the The Missouri Review’s 2010 William Peden Prize and Pushcart Prize nominations.  He is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and co-founder/publisher of the independent literary press, Braddock Avenue Books.

Robert Peluso

Robert Peluso holds a PhD from Columbia University, where he was also awarded a President's Fellowship. He has contributed numerous interviews, literary features, and book reviews to print, radio, and online forums. His fiction has won the Caliban Book Shop-Pittsburgh Quarterly Review Prize (Hilary Masters, judge), was selected by The Fourth River as one of the best stories of the past ten years, and was long-listed for LitMag’s Virginia Woolf Award for Short Fiction. Recent stories have appeared in Modern Language Studies, Burrow Press Review, and Big Muddy. He is co-founder/publisher of Braddock Avenue Books.