Joshua Bodwell is the executive director of the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance. He is the co-founder of the Biddeford arts organization Engine, and sits on the Maine Arts Commission. He is a regular contributor to the magazines Poets & Writers and Down East, as well as a contributing editor of the online journal Fiction Writers Review. While working as a journalist at the York County Coast Star (the largest weekly in Maine at the time), Joshua’s work garnered awards from the Maine and New England press associations. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in magazines and quarterlies such as Ambit (London), Glimmer Train’s Writer’s Ask, Threepenny Review, and Slice Magazine.