Denis Woychuk is the founder of the KGB Bar and its world-class literary series, which he began in 1994 with his friend, the novelist, Melvin Bukiet (read history). He is also the founder of the Kraine Theater (1984) and The Red Room performance space (1992). Denis is the author of Attorney for the Damned: A Lawyers Life with the Criminally Insane (The Free Press, New York, 1996) as well as two books for children. He is currently working on his second musical based of his experiences as an attorney for maximum-security mental patients. Denis now lives in Manhattan, but at heart he's still old-school Brooklyn. To contact Denis e-mail: .
Suzanne Dottino received her MFA in writing (nonfiction) from Columbia University. Her work has appeared in The American, http://www.theamericanmag.com/article.php?article=2817&p=9 Esopus.com, Heeb.com, The Bloomsbury Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn Review, Portable Muse. Her plays have been produced at The Culture Project, Artists of Tomorrow Festival, Horsetrade Theater and was a finalist in the Samuel French Short Play Competition. She is the Literary Director for Sunday Night Fiction Series at KGB Bar.
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Kevin T. S. Tang recently graduated Dartmouth College with a honors degree in English, a post-bac in saying hi when you’re actually waving at the person behind him, and a M.A. in retracting his greetings awkwardly and running away. Besides his short stories and book reviews, Kevin has also published a translation of Huang Fan’s short story on Words Without Borders. He is now an MFA student at Columbia University. You can also find Kevin’s design portfolio at: http://kevintstang.com/
Ian F. King is the editor of KGB Bar & Lit Journal’s book reviews section, the literary events editor for Slice Magazine, and a contributing music writer for Line - A Journal. His writing has also appeared in Hobart, Pindeldyboz, Slice, Take the Handle, and Nylon.com, among other places, and can also be found at the music blog Dear Jerks. He lives in Brooklyn.
John McCaffrey’s stories and reviews appear regularly in literary journals and anthologies. A Former New York Times Fellow, he helps to direct a New York City nonprofit and also teaches creative writing classes in Hoboken, NJ. Contact him for interview ideas at .