Poet Paul McCormick worked for many years as a clammer on the Great South Bay. He now writes literary passages for standardized tests. His recent poems appear or are forthcoming in Denver Quarterly, The Iowa Review, Verse, Fence, Barrow Street, Conduit, Conjunctions and other journals. He lives in Huntington, NY.
Artist Kate Baird, a native of Springfield, MO, now lives in New York City where she paints and reads as much as possible.