Contributors

Jef Otte
Jef is a writer and journalist whose work has appeared in SmokeLong Quarterly, Copper Nickel, SPIN Magazine, Village Voice and other news outlets, and we are happy to add him as an Encore contributor. He specializes in features on music; this month he gives us a glimpse of Greensky Bluegrass, the roots- bluegrass band that is making waves beyond West Michigan. He’s currently pursuing an MFA in creative writing at Western Michigan University and lives in Kalamazoo with his wife and two sons.

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