Contributors · A – B
L. Ward Abel
lives in Georgia and is the author of two full collections and eleven chapbooks of poetry, including Jonesing For Byzantium (UKA Press, 2006), American Bruise (Parallel Press, 2012), Little Town gods (Folded Word Press, 2016), A Jerusalem of Ponds (erbacce-Press 2016), The Rainflock Sings Again (Unsolicited Press, 2019), and his latest full collection, Floodlit (Beakful, 2019).
Steven Luria Ablon, MD is a poet and adult and child psychoanalyst. His poems have appeared in many anthologies and magazines. His previous collections of poetry are Tornado Weather, (1993), Flying Over Tasmania, (1997), Blue Damsels, (2005), Night Call, (2011), and Dinner in the Garden, (2018). His website is: stevenablonpoetry.com
is a Florida-based poet with an MFA from Hollins University. Her work has appeared in Scoundrel Time, Flock, Gesture, Permafrost, The Florida Review, Rewilding: Poems for the Environment (Flexible Press, 2020), and elsewhere. In 2020 her work was on public display in downtown Tallahassee. Her website is michelleackerwriter.com.
has had poetry published in Ascent, McNeese Review, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, Poem, Adirondack Review, Maryland Poetry Review, Florida Review, Slant, Poem, Carolina Quarterly, Arkansas Review, South Dakota Review, Orbis, and many other journals. He has authored three books of poetry, all from BrickHouse Press: Buffalo Nickel, The Weight of the World, and The Story of My Lives.
Paul David Adkins
lives in Northern NY. He served in the US Army from 1991-2013. Recently, he earned a MA in Writing and The Oral Tradition from The Graduate Institute, Bethany, CT. He spends his days either counseling soldiers or teaching college students in a NY state correctional facility.
Jonathan B. Aibel
Ed Ahern resumed writing after forty odd years in foreign intelligence and international sales. He’s had over three hundred stories and poems published so far, and six books. Ed works the other side of writing at Bewildering Stories, where he sits on the review board and manages a posse of six review editors.
was born NYC 1945…left school in 7th grade … trouble n inducted US Army 63 served 18 months in Vietnam … left Army in 66 … San Francisco Hippy … lots of artist friends … and moved to Oregon in 86 … worked as Ferrari Mechanic … been in love with Poetry since about 11 … numerous publication … and 4 stand alone books … Retired fish bum in Florida in 05 … living out his days making ink stains on the page.
takes pictures while traveling in national parks, rural counties, and cities. He carries his camera while running errands on his bicycle in Chicago. michaelandersonphotos.com
has published in Christopher Street, The James White Review, and City Lights Review Number 2, among others. He won the San Francisco Bay Guardian’s 6th Annual Poetry Contest. He has a BA in English, specializing in creative writing of poetry, from Stanford University.
Matthew J. Andrews
is a private investigator and writer, living in Modesto, California, whose poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Sojourners, Red Rock Review, The Dewdrop, and Deep Wild Journal, among others.
is the author of Her Landscape, Poems Based on the Life of Mileva Marić Einstein (Finishing Line Press, 2020), (Women in Parentheses) (Kelsay Books, 2019), Writing in the Ether (Dos Madres Press, 2018), and three chapbooks. She lives in the Hudson Valley in upstate New York. Find her at www.catherinearra.com.
writes in Portland, OR. She has five chapbooks out or forthcoming: How the Blessed Travel (Maverick Duck Press); Forms Most Marvelous (dancing girl press); In Front of the Elements (Grey Borders Books), Where You Were Going Never Was (Grey Borders Books); and The Bow Must Bear the Brunt (Red Flag Poetry). Her poems can be found in The Cincinnati Review, The Stillwater Review, Red Earth Review, The Fourth River; The Ekphrastic Review; Noble Gas Quarterly; Muse A/Journal, and more.
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s the author of Beautiful Raft, and Mall Flower. Her writing can be found in Best Small Fictions 2020 (spotlighted story) and 2016, Drunken Boat, Inch Magazine, Nasty Women Poets, A Constellation of Kisses and elsewhere.
is the poetry editor of Mobius: The Journal of Social Change (mobiusmagazine.com). She lives in Wisconsin and fantasizes about tragedies on or near exoplanets. Her work has appeared in Asimov’s SF, Polu Texni, Soft Cartel, Spectral Realms, Vastarien, and elsewhere. She thinks imagination can compensate for anything.
has published short stories and flash fiction published in The Literarian (nominated for a Pushcart award), New World Writing, The Binnacle (nominated for a Pushcart award and joint winner of the Eleventh Annual Ultra-Short Competition), Digital Americana, Scribble Magazine, The Brooklyner, Birmingham Arts Journal, and other magazines.
lives in Swansea, Wales. His poetry and essays have appeared in several publications including The London Magazine, Poetry Ireland Review, Cyphers, Agenda, Wasafiri and the human rights anthology In Protest (University of London and Keats House Poets).Collections include Cuffs (Rack Press) and The Echoing Coastline (Agenda Editions).
is a physician (done practicing) and blues guitar player (still practicing). He began writing poetry in 2017 at age 70. His first book-length collection – Time Passages – was published in 2020 by Silver Bow Publishing.
is a nurse and Navy sailor from Erie, PA. He has published four books of poetry, A Clock of Human Bones (Yellow Chair Review), Battle Lines (Epic Rites Press), Ghost Train (Weasel Publishing), Sleepless Nights and Ghost Soldiers (Grey Boarders), and The Smallest Coffins are the Heaviest (Epic Rites Punk Chapbook). He was a recipient of the Emerging Artist Grant in his hometown of Erie.
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A nose for my own
December in Erie, PA
is a Philadelphia based writer and social worker with poetry published in Always Crashing, Metatron Press, and Peach Mag. Find her on the front porch and on Instagram @jodi_bosin.
has published in 100 Word Story, Alaska Quarterly Review, The MacGuffin, Meridian, The Stockholm Review of Literature, and SWWIM. She has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She has worked with various UN agencies, including the UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia and UNICEF Somalia.
has been published in The Little Patuxent Review, The Tahoma Literary Review, and So It Goes: the Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library, among others. She is a student with Harvard University Extension School and lives in Massachusetts. Her website can be found at www.christine-boyer.com.
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Richard E. Brenneman
won the 2020 Field Guide Magazine Poetry Contest. His chapbook, All the Songs Sung (Angel Flight Press), and his fourth poetry collection, The Broad Grin of Eternity (WordTech Editions) arrived in 2021. His poetry has been nominated for the Best of Net Anthology and three times for a Pushcart Prize.
is the author of a romance novel, A Man for Prue (Resplendence, 2017). Her poetry has appeared in both national and international literary journals. She holds two master’s degrees, one in English and one in Art. Nixes Mate published her book of poetry, The Willow Howl in 2017. Currently, she lives in New York with her husband.
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is the author of Rats for Love: The Book, (Bristol Broadsides, 1990), The Fabulous Invention Of Barnsley, (Dearne Community Arts, 1993), the illustrated The Headpoke And Firewedding (Alien Buddha Press), the llustrated The Spermbot Blues (OpPRESS), and A World Where (Nixes Mate). More of him can be found at thewombwellrainbow.wordpress.com.
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