JUSTIN TAYLOR is the author of The Gospel of Anarchy and Everything Here Is the Best Thing Ever. He teaches at the Pratt Institute and lives in Brooklyn. His website is justindtaylor.net.
CATHERINE LACEY is a 2012 NYFA Fiction Fellow and has published fiction and nonfiction in The Believer, the Harper Perennial anthology 40 Stories, The Atlantic, Diagram, Brooklyn Magazine, elimae, and others. She is a founding co-owner of 3B, a bed and breakfast in Brooklyn.
SPARROW lives with his wife in a doublewide trailer in Phoenicia, New York. One of his "jobs" is writing bumper stickers. Probably Sparrow's greatest achievement in life was creating the slogan I'M ALREADY AGAINST THE NEXT WAR. Soft Skull Press has published three of his books, including America: A Prophecy—The Sparrow Reader. The New York Times ran three of his op-ed pieces. Sparrow plays ocarina in the lily-strewn pop band Foamola.