Candice Dyer is the longtime "writer at large" for Atlanta magazine and the author of Street Singers, Soul Shakers, and Rebels With a Cause: Music from Macon, which covers Little Richard, Otis Redding, the Allman Brothers Band, and a cavalcade of other characters. Her work has appeared in Men's Journal, Garden & Gun, Paste, Georgia Music Magazine, Brightleaf: A Journal of Southern Writing, Georgia Trend, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Her essay about the 50th anniversary of Waffle House was selected for the anthology Cornbread Nation 4: The Best of Southern Food Writing.
Jason Hartley is a writer, musician, online marketer, and author of The Advanced Genius Theory. He holds a BA in English from the University of South Carolina. He has worked professionally as a dancer and choreographer, and has studied at the American Dance Festival, Dance Space, Inc., and Movement Research. He has written for Esquire, Spin.com, and VH-1's Best Week Ever blog. Since 2004, Jason has maintained his own website, Advanced Theory Blog. Originally from South Carolina, he now lives in Georgia.
Liane LeMaster’s fiction has appeared in the Chattahoochee Review, the Mississippi Review, Sub-Lit, and Smokelong Quarterly. She won the 2007 Porter Fleming Literary Prize and the 2006 Paul Bowles Fellowship for Creative Writing at Georgia State University. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, the Arts & Letters Fiction Prize and the New Millennium Fiction Award. She completed her undergraduate degree in Speech/Communication at Northwestern University and was Literary Manager of Amicus Theatre in Chicago. This is her first attempt at writing a true story but she tells lies all the time.