Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) was an influential African American poet, novelist, and playwright during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Bruce McRae, a Canadian musician, is a multiple Pushcart nominee with poems published in hundreds of magazines such as Poetry, Rattle and the North American Review. The winner of the 2020 Libretto prize and author of four poetry collections and seven chapbooks
Natalie Crick, from Newcastle in the UK, has found delight in writing all of her life and first began writing when she was a very young girl. She graduated from Newcastle University with a degree in English Literature
Alex Vartan Gubbins was born in Chicago. He has a BA in African Languages and Literature from UW Wisconsin and an MFA from Northern Michigan University. He was the recipient of the 2014 Witter Bynner Translation Grant and a finalist in the North American Review’s 2015 James
Tom Sexton is a former Alaska Poet Laureate. His latest collection is A Ladder of Cranes, University of Alaska press, 2015.
I’m Living in Oaxaca by Ken Massicotte Hay que soñar para vivir One must dream in order to live. 1. I’m living in Oaxaca but I’m harbouring a canoe. I keep it high in the Jacaranda tree, lightly moored calling currents north; buoyed in the purple bloom of things possible, I sail the blue moon. […]
A Pushcart nominee, Lana has a diverse work of poetry and fiction published and forthcoming with over 140 journals, including a chapbook with Crisis Chronicles
Laura Grace Weldon is an editor, writer, and aspiring hermit. She lives on a small farm notable only for its lovestruck goose. She’s the author of a poetry collection
Carl Scharwath’s work has appeared internationally with over fifty published poems and seven short stories. He won the National Poetry Contest award on behalf
Linda M. Crate is a Pennsylvanian native born in Pittsburgh yet raised in the rural town of Conneautville. She currently resides in Meadville. Her poetry, short stories, articles, and reviews
Alejandro Escudé is the winner of the 2013 Sacramento Poetry Center Award. His first collection, “My Earthbound Eye,”
Cheryl Buchanan is a former attorney from Los Angeles and current MFA candidate and Writing Instructor at Emerson College.
Each day from dawn till late at night,
she only wished to do his will.
Concrete Ground by Anne H. Bakke It’s that bitter taste again it comes and goes like the seasons; the sun and the moon; the rain and the sky; the wind and the stillness. It’s windy out here, in the cold in the open so fragile I am out here Does it ever stop that feeling, […]
Mary Rogers-Grantham is the author of three poetry collections: It’s Okay: Poetic Memoirs, Clear Velvet, and Under a Daylight Moon. Her poems have appeared in literary journals