John Reed: Author of the novels, A STILL SMALL VOICE (Delacorte Press), THE WHOLE (MTV / Simon & Schuster), the SPD bestseller, SNOWBALL’S CHANCE (Roof), ALL THE WORLD’S A GRAVE: A NEW PLAY BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (Penguin/Plume), and TALES OF WOE (MTV Press); MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University; Books Editor of the Brooklyn Rail; published in Open City, Artnet, Artforum, Paper Magazine, New York Press, Brooklyn Rail, Timeout New York, Bomb Magazine, Playboy, Art in America, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal; current member of the board directors of the National Book Critics Circle.
Rebecca Wolff: In the spring of 1998 Fence was launched, with a crew of founding coeditors including Caroline Crumpacker, Jonathan Lethem, Frances Richard, and Matthew Rohrer. Wolff found paying gigs at the Poetry Society of America, BOMB magazine, and as a freelance editor for publications such as BookForum and Penguin/Putnam. In 2001 her first book of poems, Manderley, was published by the University of Illinois Press, after having been selected for the National Poetry Series by Robert Pinsky. In September of 2004 Wolff’s second book of poems, Figment, was published by W. W. Norton as a winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize.
Christopher Bollen is a writer who lives in New York City. He regularly writes about art, literature, and culture, and his first novel, Lightning People, will be published in Septemberl 2011. He is currently the Editor at Large at Interview Magazine.