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Mike Lala lives in Brooklyn, where he co-curates Fireside Follies and is Assistant Poetry Editor at Washington Square. Recent work appears or is forthcoming in Fence, RHINO 2013, DIAGRAM, Artifice, The Awl, and chapbooks from Knickerbocker Circus (2010) and [sic] Press (2011). More at mikelala.com.
Matt Longabucco's work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Aufgabe, Parkett, and The Death and Life of American Cities. He is the Friday Night Series coordinator at the Poetry Project, and has written the poems of Juan Garcia Madero, the narrator of The Savage Detectives (including this one above).
Connie Mae Oliver is a graduate of CUNY Brooklyn's Poetry MFA and is currently working on a series of poems titled "Mutually Unintelligible" and a novella titled "Bob Boy Guy Boy." Her paintings and photography can be found at sensationfeelings.tumblr.com.