Susan Carman is a Pushcart Prize nominee, and served as poetry co-editor for Kansas City Voices. Her poetry and essays have appeared in various publications, including Coal City Review, Catholic Digest, St. Anthony Messenger, Imagination and Place and Kalliope, in which she was a finalist for the Sue Saniel Elkind Poetry Award. Her essay "An Extra Helping of Grace" won a national competition sponsored by Penguin Press.
Jason M. Vaughn lives on a farm in Kansas City, KS. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Same, Naugatuck River Review, Green Hills Literary Lantern, The 2River View and In the Black/In the Red: Poems of Profit and Loss.
The Writers' Place is located at 3607 Pennsylvania in Kansas City, MO. For news of more Writers' Place events, go to www.writersplace.org