Dr. Catherine Hardy is the Founding Editor of Incliner Magazine and the Chair of the Academic Studies Department at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, where she teaches writing, literature, and film studies. Her poetry has appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including Forklift, Ohio, Georgia State University Review, The Journal, Mid-American Review, Quirk, The Vincent Brothers Review, Yale Anglers’ Journal, Anthology of Magazine Verse & Yearbook of American Poetry. Her work is also forthcoming in Cadence of Hooves: A Celebration of Horses (Yarroway Mountain Press), and CRUDE: Poetry at the End of the Age of Oil (forthcoming from Pudding House Press), among other places. She’s published articles on poets Jimmy Santiago Baca, Elton Glaser, and Jorie Graham. She loves New Mexico In 2006, she was awarded an artist’s residency grant from the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico (Taos), where she found herself the happiest she’s ever been in her life.
Matt Hart is the Managing Editor of Incliner Magazine and the author of the poetry collection Who’s Who Vivid (Slope Editions, 2006) and three chapbooks: Revelated (Hollyridge Press, 2005), Sonnet (H_NGM_N B__KS, 2006), and Simply Rocket (Lame House Press, 2007). A collaborative chapbook of sonnets with poet Ethan Paquin called Deafening Leafening is forthcoming from Pilot Books. His poems and reviews have appeared in Coldfront Mag, Cutbank Gulf Coast, The Harvard Review, H_NGM_N, and jubilat, among many other journals. He holds degrees from Ball State University and the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers and has received fellowships from both Warren Wilson College and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. A twenty year veteran of the punk rock music scene, his music with his band Squirtgun has appeared in major motion pictures and on MTV. He also plays in the band Travel and is a co-founder and editor of Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking, and Light Industrial Safety. He lives in Cincinnati with his wife, Melanie, and daughter, Agnes.
Ken Henson has his M.F.A. in Painting from The University of Cincinnati, and a B.F.A. in Painting from Eastern Kentucky University. Awards Ken has won include The Chautauqua Institution Award in the 46th National Exhibition of American Art at The Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts, NY, and Grand Prize in the All Kentucky Open. Ken was a finalist in the 4th Annual Miami University Young Painters’ Competition for the William and Dorothy Yeck Award. Ken’s illustrations have been published by Allyn & Bacon, Prentice Hall, BlazeVOX, Kayelle Press, Forklift Ohio, Longman, Waveland Press, Alternacomics, Fanatic Press, Young American Comics, Frameworks, and others. Ken’s art can be viewed at http://www.artistkenhenson.com