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.
is the author of Patron Emeritus (FootHills Publishing, 2013). His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Tell-Tale Inklings, Queen Mob’s Tea House, What Rough Beast, The Skinny Poetry Journal, Ibbetson Street, Molecule and Résonance. He serves as Associate Editor of the online journal Oddball Magazine. He has hosted the long-running Stone Soup Poetry series in Boston since 2005. His second full-length collection, The Collapsed Bookshelf, is forthcoming.
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.
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. An attorney licensed in California and Texas, Karen lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. karenpoppy.com
holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College. She was a featured reader at the Abroad Writers’ Conference in Dublin, Ireland, 2015. Recently her poems have appeared in The Wild Word, Silver Birch Press’ “Beach and Pool Memories” Series, and Bluestem Magazine. Her chapbook, Learning the Names, was published in 2015 by Finishing Line Press. Nixes Mate published STARLAND in 2017, and Sleep in a Strange House in 2018.