CLAY MCLEOD CHAPMAN is the creator of the rigorous storytelling session The Pumpkin Pie Show. He is the author of rest area, a collection of short stories, the novel miss corpus, and the new middlegrade series The Tribe: Homeroom Headhunters. He teaches writing at The Actors Studio MFA Program at Pace University. Visit him at: www.claymcleodchapman.com
Sarah Langan is a three-time Bram Stoker award winner. Her short story “The Lost” won the Bram Stoker Award in 2008 and her novels, The Missing and Audrey’s Door won in 2007 and 2009. Sarah grew up on Long Island and went to college in Waterville, Maine, where she published her first story, “Sick People”. She got her MFA in creative writing from Columbia University, and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. Her influences include Russell Banks, Ray Bradbury, Philip K. Dick, Shirley Jackson, Stephen King, Kelly Link, Somerset Maugham, Lorrie Moore, Joyce Carol Oates, Peter Straub, Eudora Welty, the films of Ingmar Bergman and Will Ferrell, all media relating to Rodney Dangerfield, the movie The Jerk, and the band The Eels.
In addition to writing novels, she is also pursuing her Master’s in Environmental Health Science/Toxicology at New York University.
Wilton Barnhardt is the author of four novels: GOSPEL, SHOW WORLD, EMMA WHO SAVED MY LIFE and LOOKAWAY, LOOKAWAY. A native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, he teaches fiction in the master of fine arts in creative writing program at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, where he lives.
“Lookaway, Lookaway” is that rare thing: an excellent long novel that’s not long enough.” The New York Times
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