Daniel Ruefman is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of The HitchLit Review. His poetry and stories have appeared widely in periodicals, including The Red Earth Review, Tonopah Review, Burningword, Minetta Review, Sheepshead Review, Torrid Literature, FLARE: The Flagler Review, among others. He is the author of Breathe Automatic (2014), Sleep Bringer (2019), and What the Fuzz? Survival Stories of a Minor League Mascot (to be released in 2022). Daniel holds a B.A. in Creative Writing from Edinboro University, an M.A. in English (Literature) from Slippery Rock University, and a Ph.D. in Composition & Applied Linguistics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He currently teaches writing at the University of Wisconsin–Stout. For more information, visit https://danielruefman.com.
Jeremiah Bass is an ordained Dudeist Priest and writer of prose. His short works of prose have appeared in bioStories, The Penmen Review, and From the Depths, among others. He is an English professor at the University of Wisconsin — Stout. Jeremiah lives on a small farm in Spring Valley, Wisconsin, with his wife, dog, horse, and two ornery cats.
Kevin Drzakowski is chair of the Department of English and Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, where he teaches composition and creative writing. He has an M.A. in Creative Writing from Missouri State University and a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from Western Michigan University. His plays have been performed around the Midwest and in New York City, while his poetry and prose have appeared in such venues as The Wisconsin Review, The Offbeat, Spectrum, and Verse Wisconsin.