The Editors

NEELANJANA BANERJEE's work has appeared in the The Literary Review, Asian Pacific American Journal, Nimrod, and the anthology, Desilicious. In 2007, she received an MFA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University.  She teaches creative writing throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and is currently a teaching artist with WritersCorps. Banerjee has worked in mainstream, ethnic and independent media for the past ten years. For over five years, she helped young people tell their own stories at YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia. She is an editor and blogger with the Asian American magazine Hyphen, where she now oversees the semi-annual Short Story contest.   

SUMMI KAIPA received an MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and is the author of three chapbooks.  Kaipa was the founder and editor of Interlope, a magazine featuring innovative writing by Asian Americans (1998-2003) and served as a board member and literary curator for two San Francisco nonprofits:  the Alliance of Emerging Creative Artists (AECA), an organization promoting emerging Asian American artists, and New Langton Arts, an established multidisciplinary arts organization.  She has also judged several arts awards, including the Potrero Nuevo Fund Prize and the YAF Literary Arts Contest.  She lives in Berkeley, California. 

PIREENI SUNDARALINGAM's poetry has appeared in journals such as Ploughshares and World Literature Today, as well as anthologies such as Language for a New Century (W.W. Norton, 2008). She has served on literary award panels for several festivals and grants bodies including the Marin County Arts Council, PEN Oakland, and the Neustadt International Prize for Literature (2010). Together with co-producer Colm Ó Riain, she commissioned and curated twenty-one poets and musicians to tell the forgotten immigration stories of America. The resulting recorded album, Bridge Across The Blue, was awarded the Potrero Nuevo Fund Prize.