Tammy Paolino is an award-winning poet and journalist living in Collingswood, NJ. Her poems have appeared in Paterson Literary Review, Mad Poets Review, and other publications. She teaches poetry workshops to high school students, blogs about her passion for food, and frequently wields her poetry in defense of the Garden State.
Laurie Granieri is an award-winning journalist and poet from Milltown, NJ. She has performed her work all over the state. Her writing has been broadcast on National Public Radio and was published in the 2011 essay collection This I Believe: On Fatherhood. Her poems have been accepted for publication in Paterson Literary Review, U.S. 1 Worksheets, and Identity Theory. In 2010 and 2011, her work was ranked among the top poems in the Poetic Asides Poem-A-Day National Poetry Month challenge.