Instructions: On Getting Ready to Die by Gayle Kellner Please take off my watch I won’t need time beyond the moment any longer Followed by my earrings There will be…
Adrian Slonaker works as a copywriter and copy editor in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Adrian's work has appeared in Aberration Labyrinth, Squawk Back, The Bohemyth, Queen Mob's Tea House, Pangolin Review and others.
Kika Dorsey is a poet in Boulder, Colorado, and lives with her two children, husband, and Border Collie. She wakes up every morning and crafts poetry out of dreams, myths, her body, and her travels.
Robert Ronnow's most recent poetry collections are New & Selected Poems: 1975-2005 (Barnwood Press, 2007) and Communicating the Bird (Broken Publications, 2012). Visit his web site at www.ronnowpoetry.com.
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by Ashley Farley The summer has ended, Peppermint men with alstormeric bouquets And lavendar women hiding it under their arms, leaving the scented breeze as their ransom note. the tiny…
Milenko Županović was born in 1978 in Kotor (Montenegro). By profession he is a graduate marine engineer, but in his free time, he writes poetry and short stories. His stories and poems have been published by many magazines, blogs and websites, mostly in the Europe, U.S. and in Latin America.
In each shoe is a new path that marks and transforms you. The only certainty is error. From here on, the winding trail begins, of what you will do, what…
Singer/songwriter, poet, novelist and playwright Bob Lind helped shape and define the 1960s Folk Rock movement. His lyrics have been taught in colleges and universities throughout the U.S. and Canada, and translated into nine languages.
Stella Vinitchi Radulescu, Ph.D. in French Language & Literature, is the author of several collections of poetry published in the United States, Romania and France. She writes poetry in English, French and Romanian and her poems have appeared
Nilesh Mondal, 23, is an engineer by choice and poet by chance. He works as a writer for Terribly Tiny Tales and Thought Catalog, and as prose editor for Moledro Magazine.
James Croal Jackson's poetry has appeared in The Bitter Oleander, Rust + Moth, Cosmonauts Avenue, and elsewhere. His first chapbook, The Frayed Edge
Shari Jo LeKane-Yentumi (B.A.English/Spanish, M.A. Spanish, Saint Louis University Madrid/St. Louis) lives in St. Louis, Missouri, writes articles, literary
Leonard Henry Scott was born and raised in the Bronx, New York where he attended Evander Childs High School. He is a graduate of American University (BS) and The University of Maryland (MLS),
Brian Beatty is the author of two recent poetry collections, Coyotes I Couldn’t See (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2016) and Brazil, Indiana (Kelsay Books, 2017).
Carol Hamilton: "I have recent and upcoming publications in Cold Mountain Review, Common Ground, Gingerbread House, Main Street Rag. Sacred
My poetry has appeared in The Atlanta Review, Ellipsis, Friends Journal, Mythopoetry Scholar and Poem. One of my poems was set to music by composer Bruce Pennycook of the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin
Thomas Cannon's story about his son is the lead story in the anthology Cup of Comfort for Parents of Children with Autism. He also has his humorous novel The Tao of Apathy
by Larry D. Thomas Centering the cross hairs of the mercenary squarely on the essence of the atom, he squeezes the trigger of time. For his slingshot of bewilderment, he…
Stefanie Bennett is of mixed ancestry, Italian, Irish, Paugussett-Shawnee. She has published several volumes of poetry, a novel, and a libretto and worked with Arts Action for Peace.
by Anders Carlson-Wee My brother hits me hard with a stick so I whip a choke-chain across his face. We're playing a game called Dynamite where everything you throw is…
Jean Varda’s poetry has appeared in The Berkeley Poetry Review, Poetry Motel, Manzanita Poetry & Prose of the Mother Lode & Sierra, Avocet A Journal of Nature Poems,
Yuma Clark lives in New Jersey, where he has been teaching for 11 years. Outside the classroom, his loves are family, learning, and fixing things.
I have recent and upcoming publications in Cold Mountain Review, Common Ground, Gingerbread House, Main Street Rag. Sacred Cow. U.S.1 Worksheet, Pontiac Review, Louisiana Literature, Abbey, 805, Poem, Third Wednesday, One Trick Pony, Plainsongs, O.V.S. Magazine, The Aurorean, The 3228 Review, Illya’s Honey,and others
Larew's poems have appeared most recently in Shot Glass, The Amsterdam Review and, Viator.
Mike Ambrose started writing poetry six years ago at the age of 48 and discovered that poetry provides a balance and perspective that has opened up a whole new way
Robert Halleck is a hospice volunteer and retired banker who has published three collections of poetry. In recent years his poems have appeared in the San Diego Poetry Annual
by Lydia Wright i have never been a proper lady. my feet are too big and my hands are too calloused. i freely admit i am guilty of my sins,…
Sonia Saikaley’s first book, The Lebanese Dishwasher, co-won the 2012 Ken Klonsky Novella Contest. Her first collection of poetry, Turkish Delight, Montreal Winter, was published in 2012
by Claire Scott It’s your father you must come really? she expects me to see him? to travel two thousand miles to see the man who sharp tongued me straight…
Sofia Kioroglou is a twice award-winning poet, author of two poetry books, flash fiction writer of ” Cubicle Coma” published by Books’ Journal & Planodion and prolific blogger from Greece.
George Moore publications include The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, North American Review, Colorado Review, Antigonish, Blast, and Orion. After teaching literature
tmstringfellow (Tara Stringfellow) is a poet and an attorney living in Chicago, originally from Memphis, Tennessee and Okinawa, Japan. SThird World Press published her first collection of poetry
Steve De France is a widely published poet, playwright and essayist both in America and in Great Britain. His work has appeared in literary publications in America,
Brian Beatty’s poems and stories have appeared in numerous print and online publications, including The Bark, Conduit, Dark Mountain (England), The Evergreen Review
Louis Gallo’s work has appeared or will shortly appear in Southern Literary Review, FictionFix, Glimmer Train, Hollins Critic, Rattle, Southern Quarterly, Litro, NewOrleans Review, Xavier Review
I am Dustin Lowman. I live in Nashville, TN, and I write poems and songs. Most of my conception of myself is tied up in what I write in my poems and songs, and I have a lot of fun doing it.
by Claire Scott A hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona Walking distance they said We opened the door to A hundred degree blast We drove two blocks To the Mayo Clinic Met…
Beth Boylan loves hiking, reading, and eating cheese. She tries to make sense of the world around her through the written word. Beth teaches high school English
At the age of ten, Mirissa D. Price of Tucson, Arizona, awoke to a doctor's rattling prognosis: she would forever remain in a nursing home due to a neurological injury.
Myrna Stone is the author of four full-length books of poetry: In the Present Tense: Portraits of My Father, a Finalist for the 2014 Ohioana Book Award in Poetry
taught at The Hotchkiss School for 33 years, have had poems published in "The Aurorean", "Blueline", "Ancient Paths", "Blue Collar Review" "Iodine Review
I was born in Portland Oregon, but have enjoyed a life of travel since I was a young person.
Joseph Lisowski has taught at several colleges and universities, most notably, Duquesne University, Point Park College, The University of the Virgin Islands
Silviu Crăciunaș is a professor at the “Lucian Blaga” University from Sibiu, Romania, doctor in Mathematics. A while ago, he returned to a somewhat older passion, literature
Robert Ronnow's most recent poetry collections are New & Selected Poems: 1975-2005
Laura Grace Weldon lives on Bit of Earth Farm where she’s an editor, nonviolence educator, and marginally useful farm wench. She’s the author of a poetry collection
Emily Strauss has an M.A. in English, but is self-taught in poetry, which she has written since college Over 300 of her poems appear in a wide variety of online venues and in anthologies
Larry D. Thacker is an Appalachian writer and artist. His poetry can be found in past issues of The Still Journal, Kudzu Literary Magazine, The Southern Poetry Anthology,
Sarah A. O’Brien enjoys dark chocolate and light wordplay. Sarah’s work has previously appeared in The Alembic, Every Writer, The Screech Owl, Snapping Twig
John L. Stanizzi is the author of the chapbook, Windows. His full length collections are Ecstasy Among Ghosts, Sleepwalking, Dance Against the Wall
Jim Landwehr’s poetry collection, Written Life, was released in March of 2015. His first book, Dirty Shirt: A Boundary Waters Memoir was published in 2014.
darlene anita scott is an insatiable daydreamer and so-so runner who likes homemade popcorn and alone time--not necessarily together.
Sheehan served in 31st Infantry, Korea 1951-52, and graduated Boston College, 1956. His books are Epic Cures; Brief Cases, Short Spans; A Collection of Friends
Theresa Lockhart lives and teaches in Michigan. Her work is forthcoming from Kaleidotrope.
I live in Bangalore, India and work in a multinational semiconductor company as a wireless systems engineer. I love working on technology but also have a keen interest in literature
by Johanne Boulat When the wind strummed The electric lines I think I finally heard it then – What whisper made The heads of wheat Sway in the timid light…
Robin Dawn Hudechek received her MFA in creative writing from UCI. She has two chapbooks: Ghost Walk, The Inevitable Press, 1997, and Ice Angels
Howie Good’s latest poetry collections are Bad for the Heart (Prolific Press) and Dark Specks in a Blue Sky (Another New Calligraphy). He is recipient of the 2015 Press
Tricia Mccallum is an author and a writer. You can follow can follow her at Huffington post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tricia-mccallum/ or at Micropoetry http://micropoetry.com/author/celtpoet
Rick Richardson is a professional archaeologist, an avid reader, dog lover, father, and poet. Rick lives on the coast of North Carolina. His poetry has been published in the University of San Francisco’s
By Shannon P. Laws Mist disappears into clean air Turns into the space between us Once we were something no one could hold All could see, none could breathe An…
The sonnets Joe has submitted were all composed in and around Fukuoka Japan during his sojourn there as an English teacher in the 1990's. He has also taught English
Mr. Ferreira is a Brazilian poet who writes in English rather than Portuguese, in order to reach more people. Has been published in four printed British Anthologies
Vasudha Chhotray teaches politics and development studies at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK. She studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies
Angie Muir is an artist, writer and yogi living in Kailua, Hawaii. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan where she studied English, Theater and Film.
A.M. Hagalin is an Icelandic writer of a merry age. Due to personal prefrence he writes in English rather than Icelandic. An occasional dilly-dallier & hoodwinker, though only as a hobby
How long has it been, I wonder, since we’ve shared a cantaloupe? Since I’ve stayed over night and gotten up early to sit with you?
Let me hear your honeyed prevarications
I’m a young physician and over half of my life has been poring over tiny font of incredibly drab writing consisting of an inaccessibly idiosyncratic vernacular–
S Wallace is a member of Space Coast Writers’ Guild (SCWG), The Space Coast Fiction Writers Critique Group (SCFW), and the Cocoa Beach Writer’s Workshop.
Abigail George, a Pushcart Prize nominee writes a weekly article/commentary for Modern Diplomacy, was recently anthologised in the Sol Plaatje EU Poetry Anthology IV
Cassandra Ricca, cordially known as Cassie, is a novice writer who loves a good story as much as she does iced hazelnut macchiatos and family outings.
Howard F. Stein, a medical, applied, psychoanalytic, and organizational anthropologist, and organizational consultant, is professor emeritus (that is, old
Poems by Carole Mertz appear in The Lutheran Digest, Page & Spine, Rockford Review, The Write Place at the Write Time, and WestWard Quarterly.
April Votolato is a writer and visual artist from Seattle Washington where she lives with her two children, and husband, singer songwriter Rocky Votolato
by James Riley at the tattoo parlor i overhear Tom the tattoo artist talking about writing with this curly-haired girl in his chair. she’s sitting next to me as i…
Tsiviltidou Zoi is currently a full-time English language teacher and a part-time PhD student in Museum Education (University of Leicester). She holds an MA in Cultural Management
Gus Palmer, Jr. is an associate professor of anthropology. He published the book Telling Stories the Kiowa Way in 2003. He is currently editing a volume of Native
Kelly Alfano attends The University of Tampa.
Hutashan Vajpeyi is an English poet from Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), India. Earlier his works have been published in The Caravan, The Indian Literature and Kavya Bharati.
Witty Fay is a translator by trade and a humanist by nature. She has been writing herself into her poems for some time into the virtual world
Jeff Burt lives in the mountains near the Pacific Ocean with two-lane roads just wide enough for one car and speed bumps that encourage speed
Zane Castillo received his BA in English from California State University, Fullerton. He has self published two books of poetry "A Tree Stands Alone and Others
Lenny DellaRocca has had work appear in literary magazines since 1980. A Pushcart nominee, DellaRocca was president of a non-profit poetry group that brought
Steve Klepetar’s work has received several nominations for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net, including three in 2014. Three collections appeared in 2013
Raymond Farr is author of Ecstatic/.of facts (Otoliths 2011), & Writing What For? across the Mourning Sky (Blue & Yellow Dog 2012). He has a chapbook,
Tricia McCallum, a Glasgow-born Canadian, is an award-winning writer and poet and prolific Huffington Post Blogger. She is the author of two books of poetry
Renee Elton is a poet and teacher, currently working on a manuscript of poems about Victorian explorers in West Africa. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from George Mason University.
George Moore has a new collection, Children's Drawings of the Universe, coming out with Salmon Poetry (Ireland) in February, and my last is The Hermits of Dingle
Miasol Eguíbar holds a degree in English Studies from the University of Oviedo. She is currently working on her PhD in Canadian Literature. She makes her home in Spain.
Joseph L. Dahut is a student at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, where he studies English and Art History. Joseph attended Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C.
Ian Hollyer is a scientist by training, and uses the creativity of poetry and fiction writing to balance the concrete nature of his research in molecular biology.
Elaine Olund writes and creates visual art and design in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has published poems and short stories in Bartleby Snopes, Turk's Head Review, Black Denim Lit, and many print and online journals.
Born in Bristol, England, my mother is English Sicilian, my father Irish American. Having duel citizenship I spent much of my childhood traveling between Bristol and Miami. I graduated in 2006 with a B.A in Creative Writing from the University of Surrey
Kristie is a junior at University of California, Santa Barbara. While she does not yet have the ideal résumé and/or history of publication under her belt at the current time (something she is diligently working on), she aspires t
Tim Vander Meulen is an avid writer of fantasy, short stories, and poems. His main line of focus is his Dark World trilogy, an epic fantasy. Short stories and poetry are experimental. He has many ideas,
I am a shell. So precious you want to crush me. My timid nature and delicacy frustrates you.
Bethany Rohde received her BA in English from Western Washington University. She is a contributing writer to the arts/humanities blog: All Nine*. She's always felt most comfortable articulating her thoughts
And it pours and it pours Holes in the switchboard