Contributors | Winter, 2017

Ron Androla has been writing & publishing since the 1970s. He's the author of Confluence (Busted Dharma Books) 2015, Factory Fables (Pressure Press) 2016, & many more books, available on Amazon. He lives in Erie, PA with his wife, Ann Androla.

Gary Beck has spent most of his adult life as a theater director, and as an art dealer when he couldn’t make a living in theater. He has 11 published chapbooks with 3 more accepted for publication. His original plays and translations of Moliere, Aristophanes and Sophocles have been produced Off Broadway. His poetry, fiction and essays have appeared in hundreds of literary magazines. He currently lives in New York City.

Robert Beveridge makes noise ( and writes poetry just outside Cleveland, OH. He went through a messy divorce with Facebook some months ago, and as a result his relationship with time is much improved. Recent/upcoming appearances in Ghost City Review, Minor Literature[s], and Barking Sycamores, among others.

Ace Boggess is an ex-con, ex-husband, ex-reporter, and completely exhausted by all the things he isn't anymore. He is author of two books of poetry: The Prisoners (Brick Road Poetry Press, 2014) and The Beautiful Girl Whose Wish Was Not Fulfilled (Highwire Press, 2003). Forthcoming are his novel, A Song Without a Melody (Hyperborea Publishing), and a third poetry collection, Ultra-Deep Field (Brick Road). His writing has appeared in Harvard Review, Mid-American Review, RATTLE, River Styx, North Dakota Quarterly and many other journals. He lives in Charleston, West Virginia.

Matthew Borczon is a nurse and writer from Erie Pa. He won the Yellowchair Review's Chap book contest in 2015 for his book A Clock of Human Bones. He has published widely in the small press and his second book Ghost Train will come out in 2017 by Weasel press. He has a wife, 4 kids and too many nightmares and memories.

Paul Brookes was shopworker, security guard, postman, admin. assistant, performer with "Rats for Love", in Rats for Love: The Book, Bristol Broadsides, 1990. First chapbook The Fabulous Invention Of Barnsley, Dearne Community Arts, 1993. Read his work on BBC Radio Bristol, a creative writing workshop on BBC Radio Five Live.

The poems of Pris Campbell have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including PoetsArtists, Rusty Truck, Bicycle Review, Chiron Review, and Outlaw Poetry Network. The Small Press has published six collections of her poetry and Clemson University Press a seventh one, a collaboration. A former Clinical Psychologist, sailor and bicyclist until sidelined by ME/CFS in 1990, she now weaves magic in her home in the Greater West Palm Beach, Florida.

Mark DeCarteret's work has appeared next to Charles Bukowski in a lo-fi fold out, Pope John Paul II in a high test collection of Catholic poetry, Billy Collins in an Italian fashion coffee table book, and Mary Oliver in a 3785 page pirated anthology.

Howie Good is the author of Dangerous Acts Starring Unstable Elements, winner of the 2015 Press Americana Prize. His latest books are A Ghost Sings, a Door Opens from Another New Calligraphy and Robots vs. Kung Fu from AngelHouse Press.

Nancy Iannucci is a historian who teaches history and lives poetry in Troy, NY. Her work is published/forthcoming in numerous publications including Bop Dead City, Star 82 Review, Gargoyle, Amaryllis, Typehouse Literary Magazine, Autumn Sky Poetry Daily, Poetry Breakfast, Rose Red Review, Three Drops from a Cauldron, and her poem, HOWLING, won Yellow Chair Review’s Rock the Chair Challenge.

James Croal Jackson's poems have appeared in magazines including The Bitter Oleander, Rust+Moth, and Columbia College Literary Review. He is the winner of the 2016 William Redding Memorial Poetry Prize via The Poetry Forum in Columbus, Ohio. Visit him at jimjakk.

Lee is an editor's assistant at Macmillan Learning. She graduated from Lesley University, MFA creative writing.

Clare L. Martin’s second collection of poetry, Seek the Holy Dark, is forthcoming from Yellow Flag Press in 2017. Her acclaimed debut collection of poetry, Eating the Heart First, was published by Press 53. Martin’s poetry has appeared in Thrush Poetry Journal, Melusine, Poets and Artists, and Louisiana Literature, among others.

Corey Mesler has published in numerous journals including Poetry and Esquire. He has published novels, short story collections, chapbooks, and 4 full-length poetry collections. He’s been nominated for many Pushcarts, and 2 of his poems were chosen for Garrison Keillor’s Writer’s Almanac. He runs a bookstore in Memphis.

Gloria Mindock is editor of Cervena Barva Press and a USA editor for Levure Litteraire (France). Her fourth book of poetry, Whiteness of Bone, was published by Glass Lyre Press in 2016. Her poetry has been translated and published into the Romanian, Spanish, Estonian, French, Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, and Montenegrin.

Ben Nardolilli currently lives in New York City. His work has appeared in Perigee Magazine, Red Fez, Danse Macabre, The 22 Magazine, Quail Bell Magazine, Elimae, fwriction, Inwood Indiana, Pear Noir, The Minetta Review, and Yes Poetry. He blogs at mirrorsponge and is looking to publish a novel.

Richard King Perkins II is a state-sponsored advocate for residents in long-term care facilities. He lives in Crystal Lake, IL, USA with his wife, Vickie and daughter, Sage. He is a three-time Pushcart, Best of the Net and Best of the Web nominee whose work has appeared in more than a thousand publications.

David Spicer lives in Memphis. He tries, but does not always succeed, to walk the neighborhood every day, where he has observed people climbing into windows, performing handstands on bicycles, whistling “Proud Mary” to babies in strollers, and other normal activities. He’s sometimes bored by lists of everyone’s last five publications.

Belinda Subraman has been writing poetry since the 6th grade and publishing since college. She had a ten year run editing and publishing Gypsy Literary Magazine. Six of those ten years was from Germany where she was a Bohemian outcast among officer wives. She edited books by Vergin' Press, among them: Henry Miller and My Big Sur Days by Judson Crews.

Aden Thomas grew up in central Wyoming. Previously my work has been featured in The Kentucky Review, The Inflectionist Review, and The Chiron Review. He lives north of Denver, Colorado.

Jeff Weddle is the Eudora Welty Prize winning author of Bohemian New Orleans: The Story of the Outsider and Loujon Press. His latest book is a short story collection, When Giraffes Flew. He teaches in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Alabama.