Iris Jamahl Dunkle
Dunkle received her M.F.A. from New York University.  She is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Case Western Reserve University.  Her work has appeared in a number of books, print and online publications including: Cleveland in Prose and Poetry, Fence, Squaw Valley Review, Boxcar Poetry Review and Washington Square. She's been teaching creative writing in both University and community environments for the past ten years.