Poetry Contributors – Vol. 2, Issue 1

Max Bowden
Max Bowden is twenty-one. His work has appeared in Clockwise Cat, The Charles Carter & the Humans and Nature blog.


Kevin Dyer
Kevin Dyer graduated with an MA in literature from San Francisco State. Previous work has appeared in Visions International, Denver Quarterly, American Chordata, Two Cities, and the Hawaii Pacific Review. A professional vagabond currently living in Oman.


Dakota Galvin
Dakota Galvin is a recent graduate from the University of South Florida. She’s an aspiring poet and she loves her dog, loose leaf teas, and watercolor paints. She has had her work published in PEGASUS Literary Magazine.

Twitter: @DakotaGalvin


Tim Kooken
Tim is occupied with exploring the arts of language, philosophy, observation, experiment, texture, color, consciousness. He wants to dive headfirst into sand and witness the births of whales. A poet, playwright, & word sculptor based in New Orleans, His work has been published by Crack the Spine, Tupelo Press, Concis & others.

Website: nationtimesyndrome.com
Instagram: @spaceadams


Kristin LaFollette
Kristin LaFollette is a PhD student at Bowling Green State University, studying Rhetoric & Writing and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Her poems have been featured in West Trade Review, Poetry Quarterly, and Bridge Eight, among others. She also has had artwork featured in Plath Profiles, Spry Literary Journal, and GFT Press. She lives in northwestern Ohio.

Website: kristinlafollette.blogspot.com
Twitter: @k_lafollette03


Alexis Lanza
Alexis Lanza received her B.F.A. in Film, Photography, and Visual Arts from Ithaca College. She is currently based in Cooperstown, New York. When not writing and making visual work, she spends much of her time drinking craft beer, petting dogs, and climbing mountains.

Website: alexislanza.tumblr.com
Twitter:  @wheat_paste


Norman Wm. Muise
Norman has been writing haiku/senryū for over twenty years. Raised in southern Ontario he loves nature and is usually found sitting outside even in a Canadian winter.

Twitter: @_haikuguy


Toti O’Brien
Toti O’Brien is the Italian Accordionist with the Irish Last Name. She was born in Rome then moved to Los Angeles, where she makes a living as a self-employed artist, performing musician and professional dancer. Her work has most recently appeared in Aji Magazine, The Spectacle, Goldman Review, and Poeticdiversity.

Website: totihan.net


Alexander Rigby
Alexander Rigby is the author of three novels, including The Second Chances of Priam Wood, What Happened to Marilyn, and Bender. A graduate of the NYU Summer Publishing Institute, Alexander is a Production Editor at Becker & Mayer. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the literary website, Red City Review. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

Website: arigby.com
Twitter: @author_alex


Akiva Savett
Akiva Savett’s poetry has been published in a chapbook entitled Preservation and appeared in The Orange Room Review, Gobbet, The Lake, Burningword Journal, Page & Spine, Poetry Quarterly, Kerem, Circa, The Red River Review, In Parentheses, and Four And Twenty.  


Mansoor Syed
Mansoor Syed is a passionate student with a special love for words and all they can do. Writing is his ambition and he aims to become a renowned author and poet. Syed’s work has been featured in Palooka Magazine. He attends the University of Georgia, and when he isn’t writing, Syed enjoys painting, singing, and retro-gaming.

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Grace Black

Grace Black mingles with words as she navigates this realm.