Monday, April 20, 2015
lives and writes in Saint Louis, Missouri, where he earned a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing. His work has appeared in The Sphinx, Prairie Gold: An anthology of America’s Heartland, The St. Louis Post Dispatch, UMSL’s Bellerive publication, and others.
been published most recently in Alaska Quarterly Review, Terrain: A Journal of the Built and Natural Environment, Permafrost, Border Crossings and Sugar House Review. She has work forthcoming in Prairie Schooner. Her first collection, Pause, Traveler was published in 2013 by Boreal Books, an imprint of Red Hen Press. Erin has received a Rasmuson Foundation Fellowship, the Connie Boochever Award, an Alaskan Literary Award, and a Rona Jaffe Scholarship to Bread Loaf.
Don Mager’s chapbooks and volumes of poetry are To Track the Wounded One, Glosses, That Which is Owed to Death, Borderings, Good Turns and The Elegance of the Ungraspable, Birth Daybook Drive Time and Russian Riffs. He is retired with degrees from Drake University (BA), Syracuse University (MA) and Wayne State University (PhD). He was the Mott University Professor of English at Johnson C. Smith University from 1998-2004, where he served as Dean of the College of Arts and Letters (2005-2011). In addition to a number of scholarly articles, he has published over 200 poems and translations from German, Czech and Russian. He lives in Charlotte, NC.
is a writer living in Philadelphia, PA. His work has appeared in Philadelphia Stories and The Apeiron Review.
s a Colorado writer and a Mark Fischer Poetry Prize winner. She is editor in “sheaf” of Ridgway Alley, co-director of Open Bard Poetry Series and contributing writer for Telluride Inside Out. Her work can be found in Prime Number, Memoir, Thrush Poetry Journal, Mason’s Road, Pilgrimage, The Best of Spilt Infinitive 2013 Anthology, and elsewhere. She received her MFA degree at Pacific University.
attended College of the Atlantic, in Bar Harbor, ME. She currently serves as the training coordinator for the Massachusetts Master Gardener Association. Sonja has work out or forthcoming in The Albatross, Off the Coast, and Still: the Journal, and was a participating writer in the Found Poetry Review’s 2014 Oulipost Project. She divides her time between work in Massachusetts and her home in the mountains of western Maine.
books include U.P., The Way North (2014 Michigan Notable Book), and Here (May 2015, Michigan State University Press).
lives in the Greater Boston Area where she wears many hats as a student, writer, and full-time employee. Her previously published work can be viewed via her Linkedin page. In her spare time, she cooks, reads, and pets cats and rough surfaces.
short poems appear frequently in Brevities and Three Line Poetry, and her longer work has appeared in Bryant Literary Review, Common Ground Review, Main Street Rag, The Orange Room Review and elsewhere.
an artist, a painter, and exploring writer, and live in Boston.
njoys watching movies with her father, especially James Bond movies. She has published two poetry chapbooks, Where the Street Ends and My Mother’s Artwork, and in 2013 was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. In 2012 she won first place in the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row Poetry Contest, and has published poetry and fiction in DuPage Valley Review, Prairie Light Review, Encore, Chicago Tribune, New Scriptor, The Quotable, Rambunctious Review, and others. She teaches community college English in the Chicago area. Visit her blog at http://jupiter-caroline.blogspot.com.
has a book of poems, I Can’t Say I’m Lost, published by FootHills Publishing. Her poems have appeared in many journals, including The Antioch Review, Boulevard, Cortland Review, Epoch, Green Mountains Review, Literal Latté, Massachusetts Review, Poet Lore, Poetry, Rattapallax, and the anthology, A Fragile Index of the World. She is the recipient of a CAP fellowship in poetry and a poetry grant from AE Ventures, and is working on a second book of poems. Also a visual artist, Laura lives in Ithaca, NY, where she works as a freelance editor.
has recent poems published or forthcoming in Jabberwock Review, Chicago Quarterly Review, and Ducts, among several others. His poem "Bandaging," which appeared in Ducts Issue 31, was selected as a finalist for the 2013 Best of the Net Anthology. Bryn currently lives in Minneapolis, MN and is working on his first full-length collection of poetry while teaching composition for Crown College.
a life-long Nebraskan. She received her MFA in 2008.
was awarded the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize in 2006 and 2007. Fragments of Light (2009) and Gathering Stones (2008) were published by Celtic Cat Publishing. Her work also appears in Southern Poetry Anthology, Volume VI: Tennessee (2013) and Southern Light: Twelve Contemporary Southern Poets (2011). Her third collection, What Comes of Waiting, won the 2013 Blue Light Press Book Award.
Rebecca Macijeski received her MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts in 2011 and is currently studying toward a PhD in Poetry at University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she serves as an Assistant Editor in Poetry for Hunger Mountain and Prairie Schooner. Some of her recent work has been featured as part of the Tupelo Press 30/30 Project, and she is a recipient of a 2012 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize. She has attended artist residencies with The Ragdale Foundation and Art Farm Nebraska. Poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Poet Lore, Painted Bride Quarterly, Rappahannock Review, Storyscape, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Whiskey Island, Sugared Water, Fickle Muses, Phantom Drift, Border Crossing, Fourteen Hills, and others.
has an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and has taught composition, poetry, and literature at Fordham University, Montclair State University, and Hostos Community College. Her work has been published in Cream City Review, The Broome Review, The Cortland Review, and other journals. Her chapbook, Ocean Sea, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2009.
a recent graduate of George Mason University’s MFA program who now lives and writes in Washington, DC. His poems have been published in Tidal Basin Review and Words Apart.
In the process of completing a manuscript of poems in women’s voices Susan J. Erickson has assumed the persona of a host of women. Her poems appear in 2River View, Crab Creek Review, Museum of Americana, The Fourth River, Naugatuck River Review and Literal Latte. Susan lives in Bellingham, Washington where she helped to establish the Sue C. Boynton Poetry Walk and Contest.
Williams Wells refers to himself as a poet with purpose and my desire is to help others find their voice and embrace individuality. Poetry is healing, soulful and necessary in today's world more than ever. It is like the very air I breathe. I have written since 3rd grade. I am over 50.
is a poet, travel blogger and brand and communications strategist living in New York. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Minetta Review, Mud Season Review, the inaugural issue of Shooter in the UK, The Outrider Review and The Gambler (House Wins Again).
the let down…leaving the neck tie party
Ric Rudnicki is a lifelong resident of the Pittsburgh, PA area, and currently lives in the city’s Lawrenceville neighborhood where he appreciates the serenity and haunts of the Allegheny Cemetery. Ric considers himself a blue collar guy who enjoys reading and writing poetry.
Terry Wright is an artist and writer who lives in Little Rock, Arkansas. His latest poetry chapbook is Fractal Cut-Ups (Kattywompas). His writing has been widely published in various online and print venues including McSweeney’s, New Verse News, Potion, Rolling Stone, and Slipstream. Terry believes his sunrise can beat up yours.
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Andrea Marcusa’s work has been featured in River Styx, New South, Ontario Review and other publications. In 2013, she was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
is a poet whose desire is to help others find their voice and embrace individuality. She believes poetry is healing, soulful and necessary in today's world more than ever. Jimmie has written since third grade and is now over 50.