Jean Fineberg is a poet and jazz musician with an M.Ed. in Psychology. Her father left a new poem of his every on the table every morning.
Christopher Berardino is a writer of Japanese-American descent from Orange County, CA. He received an MFA in Fiction from Cornell University in 2018. His work has previously appeared in Flash Fiction, Blind Corner Literary Magazine, The Copperfield Review, FLARE: The Flagler Review, and others.
Stella Vinitchi Radulescu was born in Romania and left the country permanently in 1983, at the height of the communist regime. Writing poetry in three languages, she has published numerous books in the United States, France, Belgium, and Romania. Her last collection of poetry I scrape the window of nothingness – new & selected poems was published in […]
Equinox At twilight fish sleep suspended — a cut glass bowl once held roses against mid-winter sun; dust defines a narrow hall, shadows slope down hardwood, half awake awaiting, darkness slips over the city, fog creeps hides stars, doorways disappear, misty streets slide, empty alleys, a cat cries, a door slams. Silence […]
Helen Zhou was highly commended in the Inspired by Tagore Writing Competition (2011), awarded first place in the Torrance Legacy Creative Writing Awards (2011) and was a Commended Foyle Young Poet (2012).
Early Morning, Paknajol by Lee Daniels A bell is ringing For someone’s first puja. And meanwhile I Am making a prayer Of my own: A meditation on the sounds of Daybreak: The cawing of crows, Rain falling, A hammer, A broom’s sweeping in The street, A saw, The babbling of A baby. The salamandrine glow […]
Carol Stewart is a mother and grandmother living in the Scottish Borders. A former freelance editor, her poems have recently been published in 404 Ink, That (Literary Review) and Abstract: Contemporary Expressions.
Occasional writer, often wanderer, horrible speller, broken thinker,
incessant lover of all things ineffable, neutral evil and serious
Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee is a poet and writer. His poems have appeared in World Literature Today, Rattle, The London Magazine, New Welsh Review, Mudlark, Acumen, Hobart, Glass: A Review of Poetry, and other publications. His first collection of poetry, Ghalib’s Tomb and Other Poems (2013)
Arithmetic by Pat Raia A dozen misunderstandings at least one hundred slights Thousands of small indignities that can’t be overlooked – A million brand new chances to get to alright – Your heart is no accountant – but mine is 0