Who We Are

Kristen Iversen
Originally from Colorado, Kristen Iversen writes nonfiction and fiction and is the author of the bestselling Molly Brown: Unraveling the Myth, the textbook Shadow Boxing: Art and Craft in Creative Nonfiction, and the forthcoming memoir Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Shadow of Rocky Flats, as well as other books, essays, and stories.  She has taught in MFA programs around the country and currently teaches at the University of Memphis, where she directs the writing program and is also editor-in-chief of the award-winning literary journal The Pinch.
Steven Church

Steven Church is the author of The Day After The Day After: My Atomic Angst, Theoretical Killings: Essays and Accidents, and The Guinness Book of Me: a Memoir of Record. His essays and stories have been published widely and he’s a founding editor of the literary magazine, The Normal School.

Greg Larson
Artist and photographer Greg Larson was born and raised in the Midwest. Following his graduation from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a degree in art, he spent many years living and working in Japan and has traveled extensively around the world.  Influenced by contemporary American landscape painters as well as traditional Japanese brushwork, his paintings and drawings suggest discovery, journey, and the search for spiritual epiphany.  He currently studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Wendy Sumner-Winter
Wendy Sumner Winter has been a chef, gallery owner, photographer, painter, curator and community organizer, among other things. She has served as an editor in various capacities, including managing editor for The Pinch. Her nonfiction, poetry and fiction have appeared, or are forthcoming, in The Missouri Review, Fourth Genre, Switchback, Swill, flashquake, The Pinch, Word Riot, and Monkeybicycle. She is the coordinator of alumni and constituent relations, and teaches writing, at The University of Memphis, and cooking wherever invited.