Kendall Dunkelberg directs the low-residency MFA in Creative Writing at Mississippi University for Women, where he also directs the Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium. He lives in a 125-year-old house in Columbus, … Continue Reading Poem About the Economy by Kendall Dunkelberg
Ken’s poetry and short fiction books are available from Barking Moose Press, a press named for Ken’s wife, a woman known in powerlifting circles as The Moose, and holder of … Continue Reading Protecting the Simple Robot by Ken Poyner
Holly Day has taught writing classes at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, since 2000. Her poetry has recently appeared in Tampa Review, SLAB, and Gargoyle, and her published books include Walking Twin Cities, Music Theory for Dummies, and Ugly Girl.
Amy Baskin craves massage more and more lately. She also welcomes regular human contact away from screens where the psychic collateral damage is taking its toll on everyone, apparently. She thinks that … Continue Reading A Massage Might Help Us Relax Existentially by Amy Baskin
M. L. Jones was born in Bend, Oregon, but raised in West Plains, Missouri, home of the Zizzers. She grew up on a hobby farm where she developed a love … Continue Reading Premature Thaw by M. L. Jones
A native New Yorker, James Penha has lived for the past quarter-century in Indonesia. Nominated for Pushcart Prizes in fiction and poetry, his essay “It’s Been a Long Time Coming” was featured in The New York … Continue Reading Selfie by James Penha
Ken’s collections of short fiction, “Constant Animals” and “Avenging Cartography,” and his latest collections of poetry, “Victims of a Failed Civics” and “The Book of Robot,” can be obtained from … Continue Reading God of the Robots by Ken Poyner
Catherine Fahey is a poet and librarian from Salem, Massachusetts. She is the managing editor and poetry co-editor for Soundings East. When she’s not reading and writing, she’s knitting or dancing.
Susan J. Erickson admits to “multiple personality syndrome” having assumed the persona of a host of women while completing the poems in Lauren Bacall Shares A Limousine. The collection, poems … Continue Reading Flight Plans by Susan J. Erickson
David Cook lives with his family in Bridgend, Wales, UK, which is a bit like Las Vegas, but without the glamour, prestige, casinos or sunshine to distract him from the noble pursuit … Continue Reading Unrealistic Expectations by David Cook
Amy Genova currently resides among blackberry bushes in Poulsbo, WA. As a girl she never dreamed she’d live above a Bay and watch the fog lift from the ships in the easing … Continue Reading Jam by Amy Kay Genova
Lois Marie Harrod often embodies white lies in her poems so the poems don’t feel hurt and the people she is writing will recognize themselves slant, as Emily Dickinson says. Ultimately, lies can be a … Continue Reading No More White Lies by Lois Marie Harrod
A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, Kerry E.B. Black incorporates steely determination in her writing. She hopes to thereby bridge all the metaphoric rivers and bring people closer through shared … Continue Reading Dame Dandelion by Kerry E. B. Black
The work of Robert L. Penick has appeared in over 100 different literary journals, including The Hudson Review, North American Review, and The California Quarterly. He lives in Louisville, KY, USA, with … Continue Reading You and Freud in the Middle of the Night by Robert L. Penick
Coalition of cheetahs, clutch of chickens, colony of bats, caravan of camels, cast of crabs, crash of rhinos, congregation of alligators . . . and what might be the best … Continue Reading Spider by Michael Estabrook
ali lanzetta is a woolgatherer, artist, and bookseller who lives between trees, sleeps under blankets of books, and is enamored with giraffes, whose hearts are over two feet long. Her poetry … Continue Reading vanishing point by ali lanzetta