Contributors · I – J
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. Nixes Mate published her book, Temptation of Wood, in 2018.
uses poetry and prose to tear down the isolation that comes from bearing internal struggles. Her work has been published in The Courtship of Winds, Penumbra Literary and Art Journal, and Five on the Fifth and is forthcoming in Apricity Magazine, Evening Street Review, and No Distance Between Us.
M. A. Istvan Jr.
James Croal Jackson
has been teaching high school English for 18 years. Her poems have appeared in The Worcester Review and What Rough Beast. She is a mother of two, an Outward Bound alum, an amateur gardener, and an avid Ferrante fan.
is founder/editor-in-chief of Poems2go and an associate editor of Lily Poetry Review. Her poems have appeared in numerous literary journals including 32 poems, cagibi, Sugar House Review, Mom Egg Review, SWWIM, Pangyrus, Salamander, Solstice, Passengers Journal, and elsewhere. She is the author of the full-length poetry book, Girl Without a Shirt (Finishing Line Press, 2020) and co-editor of the recently released anthology, Voices Amidst the Virus: Poets Respond to the Pandemic (Lily Poetry Review Books, 2020).
has recently published in 2 Bridges, Pratik, poetrybay, First Literary Review – East, Main Street Rag. Poetry collections: Theme of Line, Fun Poetry, Said the Growling Dog, Percussive, and others. Host, Poetry Night (weekly poetry event) 2017-2020. Poet Laureate, Erie County Pennsylvania, 2018-2021. A child psychiatrist. More at chuckjoy.com.
Babitha Marina Justin
is an academic, a poet and an artist. Her poems, short stories and articles have appeared in the Journal of Modern Jewish Literature (Taylor and Francis), Marshal Cavendish, Penguin and many national and international journals. Her books are Of Fireflies, Guns and the Hills (Poetry, 2015), I Cook My Own Feast (Poetry, 2019), salt, pepper and silverlinings: celebrating our grandmothers (an anthology on grandmothers, 2019), From Canons to Trauma (Essays, 2017), etc.