Erin Armstrong received her MFA in fiction from The University of Arizona in 2011, and her work has appeared in The Blue Guitar, FoundPolariods, and Marco Polo Magazine. Additionally, she has written reviews for CutThroat magazine. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
In August 2015 Alan Britt was invited by the Ecuadorian House of Culture Benjamín Carrión in Quito, Ecuador as part of a cultural exchange of poets between Ecuador and the United States. His interview at The Library of Congress for The Poet and the Poem. His latest books include Violin Smoke (bilingual English/Hungarian): 2015; Lost Among the Hours: 2015, Parabola Dreams (with Silvia Scheibli): 2013 and Alone with the Terrible Universe: 2011. He teaches English/Creative Writing at Towson University.
Darren C. Demaree
Darren C. Demaree is the author of five poetry collections, most recently The Nineteen Steps Between Us (2016, After the Pause Press). He is the Managing Editor of the Best of the Net Anthology and Ovenbird Poetry. He is currently living in Columbus, Ohio with his wife and children. http://www.darrencdemaree.com
A Scottish graduate currently working and living in Japan, Tokyo. His work has been published in After the Pause, an e-journal specialising in experimental texts.
Gayane M. Haroutyunyan
Gayane M. Haroutyunyan is an Armenian-American poet living in Los Angeles. Her work appeared in Chaparrel, Zetetic, and Apple Valley Review online journals among others. She holds an MFA in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College. Her hobbies include daydreaming in public places, cooking, and traveling places with her heart.
Michael Paul Hogan
Born in London, Michael Paul Hogan is a poet and journalist whose latest collection, Chinese Bolero, a collaboration with the great contemporary painter Li Bin, was published in 2015.
Penney Knightly is an American poet, and artist. Her poetry has appeared in Raving Dove, and more recently in Broad, Big River Poetry Review, and Dead King. She lives on the San Francisco Bay with her family on a sailboat. Her first poetry collection is forthcoming in 2016. You can find her art and poems on her blog. She wants you to appreciate and love ponies and mallard ducks as much as she does. http://penneyknightly.com
Joseph Victor Milford
Joseph Victor Milford is a Professor of English and a Georgia writer. His first collection of poems, Cracked Altimeter, was published by BlazeVox Press in 2010. He is the host of The Joe Milford Poetry Show, a co-founder of BACKLASH PRESS, and the editor of RASPUTIN: A Poetry Thread (a literary journal of poetry). http://jmilford2005.wix.com/josephvmilfordpoet
Greg Moglia is a veteran of 27 years as Adjunct Professor of Philosophy of Education at N.Y.U and 37 years as a high school teacher of Physics and Psychology. His poems have been accepted in over 300 journals in the U.S., Canada, England, India, Australia,Sweden and Austria as well as five anthologies. He is 8 times a winner of an ALLEN GINSBERG Poetry Award sponsored by the poetry center at Passaic County Community College. He lives in Huntington, N.Y.
Norman Wm. Muise
(Bill) lives in Southern Ontario and began writing very bad poetry in his twenties. In a poetry workshop he was introduced to haiku. He then began to write very bad haiku until one day while reading Izza it all became clear. He has a few online publications and is working on a book of haiku. http://normanwmmuise.wordpress.com
Mirissa D. Price
The doctor said she would live in a nursing home, confined to a wheelchair, crippled by pain. Instead, Mirissa D. Price is a 2019 DMD candidate at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, spreading pain-free smiles, writing through her nights, and, once again, walking through her days. Follow Mirissa at https://mirissaprice.wordpress.com/.
Sue Remisiewicz spends her days working with numbers and her nights writing short forms of fiction and poetry. This regular left-brain/right-brain workout keeps her frontal lobes looking fit and sexy. Sue is a contributing author and editor for Deadwood Writers Voices. DeadwoodWriters.org
Emma Ruppert studied at Penn State and Carlow and writes poems because she likes the pattern of the margins on the paper. She is interested in neatness and messiness and needs sweetened coffee before she can write.
Joanne Spencer, whose life was once saved by a naked man, is a versatile writer. Not only does she write poetry, but she writes reviews, articles for her local newspaper and most recently has dived into grant writing. Writing and self-publishing her novel, The Letter Keeper, was the second thing she crossed off her bucket list. Graduating from college at the enlightened age of 44 was the first thing. Her work has been in Woman’s World, Sick Lit Magazine, Wildflower Muse and most recently, Dying Dahlia Review. https://poetryroad.wordpress.com/
Petru J Viljoen
Petru J Viljoen is a female writer, artist, craftest and gardener from South Africa. New to writing as a serious pursuit, recentlypublished in an ebook through Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. She’s planning toself-publish a book with recent writing and artwork. She’s managed to escape the doldrums—so far.
Kirk Windus is a poet and writer from western New York. His fiction has published at Across the Margin and Literally Stories. Kirk aspires to both write and drink like Hemingway.