has published poems and reviews in various journals including AGNI, Blackbird Journal, Southern Poetry Review, Solidago Journal and others. She has 2 collections of poems; We Start With What We’re Given (Kelsay Books, 2018) and The Body Dialogues (Lily Poetry Review Books, 2020). She was named the runner up for Plymouth (MA) Poet Laureate for 2020-2021.
is a poet and flash fiction writer. His works have been published in Red Eft Review, Ink Sweat & Tears, Young Ravens Literary Review, Front Porch Review, Amethyst Review, An Upstate of Mind and Palettes & Quills. Antoni lives and works in upstate New York with his wife, writer/storyteller Judy DeCroce.
hosts Boston’s long-running Stone Soup Poetry series. His work has appeared in journals such as Résonancee, Queen Mob’s Tea-House, Cape Cod Poetry Review, Tell-Tale Inklings, Off The Coast, Headline Poetry & Press and Wilderness House Literary Review. He currently serves as Associate Editor of the online journal Oddball Magazine. His second collection, The Collapsed Bookshelf, was nominated for a Massachusetts Book Award.
Anika Pavel was born Jarmila Kocvarova in Czechoslovakia. She became a refugee when the Soviet Union invaded her homeland. She lived in England, Hong Kong and Monte Carlo before settling in New York City, where she is a writer. Her work has been published in BioSories, Potato Soup Journal, Tint Journal and other’s. Her story Encounter With The Future is currently nominated for the Pushcart Prize.
founded UnlikelyStories.org in 1998, and has run it as a journal of literature, art, and sociopolitical content since. He expanded with Unlikely Books in 2005. He has provided technical and management expertise to arts organizations including the New Orleans Poetry Festival, MadHat, Inc., and Big Bridge.
Richard King Perkins
has published in Flash Fiction Magazine, Flash Frontier, Right Hand Pointing, Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, Boston Literary Magazine and elsewhere. With 30 years on the academic staff at University of Wisconsin-Madison, 40 years as a father (seven years a grandfather), and a half century as a husband, Darrell lives outside Madison, Wisconsin.
Daniel J. Pizappi
Anne Elezabeth Pluto
is Professor of Literature and Theatre at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. Her chapbook, The Frog Princess, was published by White Pine Press (1985), and her chapbook Benign Protection by Cervana Barva Press (2016). Nixes Mate published her book Lubbock Electric in 2017 and a chapbook, Chernobyl in 2020. Her latest book, The Deepest Part of Dark was published by Sick Puppy Press in 2020.
is the author of two book-length narrative poems, The Adventure and Happiness (Story Line Press; the former to be reissued by Red Hen Press), and two collections, A Poverty of Words (Prolific Press, 2015) and Landscape with Mutant (Smokestack Books, UK, 2018). Many other poems in print and online journals.
has published in numerous literary journals, magazines, and anthologies. She has published two chapbooks, Crack Open/Emergency (Finishing Line Press, 2020), and Every Possible Thing (Homestead Lighthouse Press, 2020). Her new chapbook, Our Own Beautiful Brutality is forthcoming with Finishing Line Press. karenpoppy.com
is the author of Everybody’s Vaguely Familiar. His poems have appeared in The Southern Review, The Cortland Review and elsewhere. He won the 2015 and 2012 Connecticut River Review Poetry Contests and was a finalist for the 2013 and 2014 Rattle Poetry Prizes. Visit his website: Jack Powers.
teaches Poetry Workshops at Southern New Hampshire University. Her poems and reviews have appeared in Gargoyle, gravel, Hole in the Head Review, The Plath Poetry Project, The Ekphrastic Review, The Light Ekphrastic, SurVision, The Wild Word, isacoustic, Nixes Mate Review, Bluestem, The Telephone Game, and The Cafe Review, among others. She has published one chapbook, Learning the Names, (Finishing Line Press, 2015), and two books STARLAND and Sleep in a Strange House (both Nixes Mate Books, consecutively, in 2017 and 2018).