Poetry Contributors – Issue 3

Sarah Stoltzfus Allen
Sarah Allen is administrative assistant during business hours, a writer in all the free (and sometimes not free) spaces of the day, and a mother and wife 24/7. Her work has been featured in The Sacred Cow and in several places around the internet. becauseican5150.wordpress.com


Heath Brougher
Heath Brougher is the new poetry editor of Five 2 One Magazine. His first chapbook “A Curmudgeon Is Born” is forthcoming from Yellow Chair Press. His work has appeared or due to appear in Main Street Rag, Chrion Review, SLAB, Unbroken Journal, Maudlin House, eFiction India, and elsewhere.


Natasha Burge
Natasha Burge divides her time between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, where she is currently pursuing a master’s degree in creative writing and trying to wrestle her first novel into shape. Her writing can be found, or is forthcoming, in Slink Chunk Press, Luna Station Quarterly, and Flash Fiction Magazine. natashaburge.com


Joseph Cooper
Joseph Cooper is the author of several books, most recently Porlock (Spuyten Duyvil, 2015).


Philip Elliott 
Philip Elliott is a 23-year-old writer and Editor-in-Chief of Into The Void Magazine. He believes there is no such thing as characters, only people. He is a passionate feminist and animal-loving vegan. Philip lives in Ireland where he writes his first novel full-time. philipelliottwritersblog.wordpress.com


Christopher Iacono
Christopher Iacono lives with his wife and son in Massachusetts. Besides writing fiction and poetry, he has written book reviews for Three Percent, Entropy, and the Neglected Books Page. When he is not writing, he copyedits and proofreads marketing materials.


Ben Nardolilli
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.blogspot.com and is looking to publish a novel.


Firdaus Parvez
Firdaus lives in a small city close to New Delhi, India. A voracious reader, she enjoys tinkering with words. Writing flash fiction is her first love, but poetry intrigues her. She surprises herself with a poem every now and then. You’ll probably find her buried in words on theprose.com.


Fabrice Poussin
Fabrice Poussin teaches French and English at Shorter University, Rome, Georgia. Author of novels and poetry, his work has appeared in Kestrel, Symposium, The Chimes. His photography has been published in The Front Porch Review, The San Pedro River Magazine and more than fifty of other publications.


Mirissa Price
Mirissa Price is a Huffington Post blogger and emerging writer with publications in Yellow Chair Review, The Ekphrastic Review, Scarlet Leaf Review, Tuck Magazine, and more. Follow Mirissa’s writing at mirissaprice.wordpress.com.


Melissa Rendlen
Melissa Rendlen is a 65 year old practicing physician and has recently returned to her love of writing. Despite limited submissions, she has had poems published in Writing Raw, and an honorable mention in Three Line Thursday.


Sara Roberts
Sara Roberts discovered flash fiction in 2011 and has had work published online and in print. She runs a blog and online community for writers called Cafe Aphra and has lived in several interesting places – Ecuador, Spain, Portugal. She is currently based in Oxford, where she writes fiction and teaches. cafeaphrapilot.blogspot.co.uk


Robert Walton
Robert Walton is a retired teacher and a lifelong mountaineer. His Civil War novel Dawn Drums was honored by two awards: first place in the 2014 Arizona Authors Association’s literary contest and the New Mexico Book Awards Tony Hillerman Prize for best fiction. His poetry is widely published. chaosgatebook.wordpress.com


 Jacqueline Wilson-Jordan
A native of Southeast Iowa, Jacqueline Wilson-Jordan teaches Basic Writing at Western Illinois University. She has published in The Edith Wharton Review; Memorial Boxes and Guarded Interiors: Edith Wharton and Material Culture; Short Story Criticism; Gravel: A Literary Journal; The Blue Bear Review; The Mulberry Fork Review; and The Fem.

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Grace Black

Grace Black mingles with words as she navigates this realm.