Adam Forrester (b. 1980) is an artist and filmmaker currently based in Louisiana, where he is an Assistant Professor of Art at Louisiana Tech University. He received his Masters of Fine Arts from the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia, and was awarded the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts Research and Performance Grant for …
Published in February 2015, Wasp Box by Jason Ockert is the first book published by Panhandler Books. During the book launch and author reading at University of West Florida, Jason sat down with Panhandler Magazine and Panhandler Books managing editors Cleo Battle and Joe Angeletti to discuss the book and his writing process.
Mollie Oblinger’s (b. 1976) recent exhibitions include shows at the Sierra College in Rocklin, CA, the Contemporary Art Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, the South Bend Museum of Art in Indiana, and the Angela Meleca Gallery in Columbus, Ohio.
Maggie Colvett is a literature M.A. candidate at the University of Georgia. Her poems have appeared in Colorado Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Radar Poetry, Still: The Journal, and Architrave Press’s broadside series, among other places.
Jason Ockert will be reading from Wasp Box at these upcoming events: March 5, 2015, 7PM: Newtonville Books, Newtonville, MA March 7, 2015, 7PM: Amherst Books, Amherst MA March 8, 2015, 7PM: KGB Bar, NYC, NY
Wasp Box — the first book published by Panhandler Books — is currently getting strong reviews: “Wasp Box is a thrilling debut that will no doubt soon garner lots of positive attention from readers and critics alike. It is that rare novel that manages to be profound while also being profoundly entertaining.” – Wraparound South “What develops …
Dan Pinkerton lives in Urbandale, Iowa. His stories and poems have appeared in Barrow Street, Salamander, Crazyhorse, Boston Review, Arts & Letters, and the Best New American Voices anthology.
Laura Valeri is the author of two story collections, Safe in Your Head (Stephen F. Austin Literary Prize) and The Kinds of Things Saints Do(John Simmons/Iowa Award). Her work appears in Glimmer Train, Waccamaw, Conjunctions, Night Train, Patterson Literary Review, V.I.A. and others.
Elizabeth Bradfield is the author of Interpretive Work (Arktoi Books/Red Hen Press, 2008), which won the Audre Lorde Award and was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award, and Approaching Ice (Persea Books, 2010), a book of poems about Arctic and Antarctic exploration that was a finalist for the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets. Her third …
Adam Desnoyers’s work has appeared in Black Warrior Review, Fence, The Idaho Review, LIT, and The O. Henry Prize Stories. He lives in Kansas. Nick Wolven’s stories have appeared in the New England Review, Asimov’s Science Fiction, and other publications.