Michael Dennis Browne is a professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota, where he taught for thirty-nine years. His most recent collection of poems, "Chimes: Selected Shorter Poems", was published by Nodin Press in 2017.
Norita Dittberner-Jax has published five collections of poetry, most recently, "Crossing The Water" from Nodin Press. Norita has won numerous awards and fellowships, among them several nominations for the Pushcart. One of the poetry editors for Red Bird Chapbooks, Norita lives with her husband in Lilydale, Minnesota on the banks of the Mississippi River.
Mary Kay Rummel’s newest poetry book is "Cypher Garden" (Blue Light Press). Other books of poetry are "The Lifeline Trembles" (Bright Hill Press, 2014),and "This Body She’s Entered, a Minnesota Voices Award winner from New Rivers Press.