Ben Merriman is a doctoral candidate in Sociology at the University of Chicago and fiction editor at Chicago Review. Previous essays have appeared in Threepenny Review, n+1, Gulf Coast, and many other magazines. A less experimental essay on gene patenting will appear in September in Democracy. Read more at benmerriman.tumblr.com.
ART: Teri Frame, Line Kallmayer
FICTION: Matt Dojny, Jessica Halliday, Corey Zeller
NONFICTION: Brandel France de Bravo, Line Kallmayer, Ben Merriman, Nicole Walker
POETRY: Mary Jo Bang, Sam Cha, Ching-In Chen, Natalie Eilbert, John Estes, Jessica Fjeld, Margaret LeMay, Nina Puro, Lauren Russell, Dara-Lyn Shrager, Donna Stonecipher, Henry Walters, Kerri Webster, Betsy Wheeler