Jarrett Bywaters is a freelance artist living in Pennsylvania.
Pacific Northwest Artist Chris Wilhelm is involved in a myriad of creative art projects and is heavily involved in visual art. This would include paintings and murals. His work can be viewed in restaurants, hotels, galleries, and many private homes. Visit the artist's website at http://www.chriswilhelmart.com/
Hugh Willard is a psychotherapist, photographer and writer, in no particular order. His photography is two pronged: both traditional nature/landscape shots, and a mixed media milieu wherein he heavily alter the photos to achieve whole new aesthetics. Hugh also has an affinity for augmenting his shots with brief, original thoughts/text that come from time in reflection with the pictures.
Lance Caselman is a free-lance writer by profession. Over the last ten years he has written the English adaptation of over 350 Japanese graphic novels, as well as numerous articles and marketing copy, but this is his first piece of original fiction.
Wanda Ernstberger lives in Toronto, Canada. She worked in publishing for five years and currently she is a high school teacher. She has been published in Spilling Ink Review and Aphelion, and is writing her first novel.
Paul Germano lives in Syracuse, NY; with his dog, a strong, muscular and lovable Pit Bull name April. Germano’s fiction has been published in roughly 20 online magazines and print journals including Collected Stories, Feile-Festa , Hobart, Hot Metal Press, Slow Trains, Slug Fest, Sonata and Twilight Times. His most recent published short story, “Skirting the Issue,” appears in the Winter 2010 issue of The Scruffy Dog Review.
M.J.Iuppa lives on a small farm near the shores of Lake Ontario. Her
most recent chapbook is As the Crows Flies (Foothills Publishing, 2008)
and second full length collection, Within Reach, (Cherry Grove
Collections, 2010). She is Writer-in-Residence and Director of the Arts
Minor Program at St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY.
Laura Levenson is a psychotherapist who has lived and worked in the Bangor area for more than 30 years. She came to writing at mid-life, and has had pieces published in a couple of Maine publications, including Maine Voices.
Nelson Lloyd lives and works in Bloomington, IN.
PJ McCormick has been supporting his writing--and helping to support his family, his wife (and biggest fan) and three pets--as a graphic designer since earning his BFA from the University of Memphis in 2009. He is currently working on several short stories and a novel.
Jeffrey Miller is originally from LaSalle, Illinois but has been living and working in South Korea since 1990. He has been a feature writer for The Korea Times and is now a regular contributor to the Joong Ang Daily. He recently finished his first novel, a historical novel about the Korean War.
Nadia Parbo is a Danish writer. Born in 1984, she has studied the science of film and scriptwriting in Britain, after which she decided to tour around the US in the search for more words. She is currently residing in Copenhagen.
Nicholas Schulte studied English and creative writing at Arizona State University.
I received my MFA degree in Fiction from West Virginia University in 2005. I currently teach composition and creative writing at WVU. My work has previously appeared or is forthcoming in Kenyon Review Online, Willow Springs Review, Queen City Review, Potomac Review, Oklahoma Review, and Kestrel. I’ve had book reviews appear in Mid-American Review and Shenandoah. I am also the 2009 winner of the Betty Gabehart Prize for Fiction. In addition, my story, “Ruined Water” won first place in the West Virginia Writers contest sponsored by Shepherd University and judged by Silas House.
Yoon Choi is a former fiction writer (M.A. in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University) who is currently working on a collection of essays. A previous work, the short story “Pearl,” was nominated for the Pushcart Prize. This is her first work of non-fiction.
Author of the lyric essay titled, “Sacrifice,” Ken Rodgers lives and teaches on-ground and on-line in Boise, Idaho. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of San Francisco. His lyric essay, “On War and Remembrance,” appeared in Issue 11 of Switchback Magazine. His short story, “Pugilist,” will appear in Issue 3 of The Farallon Review in late 2010. See more about Ken at www.kennethrodgers.com .
Author of “Seven Yards from Eden,” Greg Sinclair lives in New Hampshire with his wife and two sons. He currently works as a Software Automation Engineer for a military contractor on Hanscom Air Force Base. During nights and weekends he can be found in the role of Chief Instructor at 'Aikido of Middlesex County' dojo in Westford, Ma.
Jason Tessler has been married for four years and has a two-year-old daughter. He has gone back to college and wants to become a financial consultant for Boston Consulting Group. He currently works for Mitchell's Fresh Salsa out of Bow, NH and coaches a men’s traveling softball team on the weekends.
I am a poet living and working in Michigan. My work has been featured in Magnolia: A Florida Journal of Literary and Fine Arts, Merge, Bijou Poetry Review, Edison Literary Review, Tonopah Review, Iodine Poetry Journal, Pulsar Poetry UK, Stone’s Throw Magazine and the Ambassador Poetry Project.
Angel Dionne is a third year English Major at UMFK. She hopes to go on to attend graduate school and someday teach Literature at the University level. She also aspires to become an accomplished novelist.
Timothy Dyson lives in Pennsylvania.
Joseph Farley earned a BA in English from St. Joseph's University and an MA in English with a concentration in creative writing from Temple University. He was the long time editor of the Axe Factory Review. His books and chapbooks include Suckers, For the Birds, The True Color of You and Longing for the Mother Tongue (March Street Press).
Dixon Hearne teaches and writes in southern California. His work has been twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and his new book, Plantatia: High-toned and Lowdown Stories of the South, is nominated for a 2010 PEN-Hemingway award. Other work appears in Post Road Magazine, Cream City Review, Wisconsin Review, Louisiana Literature, Roanoke Review, and many other magazines and journals. He is currently at work on a novel and another poetry collection.
I am a poet and freelance writer in Daytona Beach, Florida. I have previously published my work in literary journals, in the U.K. as well as America, such as Avon Literary Intelligencer, Eastern Rainbow, Medicinal Purposes Literary Review, The Intercultural Writer's Review, Icon, Writer's Gazette, and The Penwood Review.
Jason L. Huskey
Jason L. Huskey is a multitasking office tech from central Virginia. His work has appeared in a few dozen journals, including decomP,
Keyhole Magazine, Plain Spoke, and Word Riot. Links to his work can be found @ http://jasonlhuskey.wordpress.com
Teresa S. Madore
Teresa S. Madore teaches English at Madawaska High School. Her poetry has appeared in Echoes magazine, and online. Teresa's artwork has been published in Somerset Studio, Somerset Home, and other mixed-media publications, and her work will soon the grace the front cover of California Association of Teacher's of English.
John O'Meara farms with his family in New Sweden, Maine. His poetry has appeared in Hawai'i Review and elsewhere.
David Pendery is a teacher and editor in Taipei, Taiwan, where he has lived for ten years. His interests include history, literature, languages, sports and games, rock and jazz music, and cats. He is married to a Taiwanese woman and they have no children.
Geri Radacsi is the author of three collections of poetry.
Her prize-winning chapbook, Ancient Music, was published in 2000 by Pecan Grove Press; her full-length poetry collection, Trapped in Amber, appeared in 2005 from Connecticut River Press; and Tightrope Walker in 2007 by Antrim House.
She has been a journalist, English teacher, communication/media specialist, and freelance writer. Currently, she is Associate Director of University Relations, Emerita, at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain , Connecticut . Among her publishing credits are The Atlanta Review, Embers, Comstock Review, Connecticut Review, Connecticut River Review, Iron Horse Review, MacGuffin, Nimrod, Karamu, Southern Poetry Review, and The Southern Humanities Review. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, is the 2003 winner of the Connecticut River Review Poetry Prize, and has won several awards from the Connecticut Poetry Society.
Her poems, choreographed for dance and cello interpretation, have been featured in live performances at CCSU and at the New Britain Museum of American Art.
Liz Tucker is a recent graduate of the SFSU Creative Writing Program and is currently living in the Sierras near Lake Tahoe. Her work can be found in Transfer Magazine and the Red River Review. When she is not writing, she enjoys free-heel skiing, surfing, traveling and spending time with her husband and two children.
Margaret Walther is a retired librarian from the Denver metro area. She has poems published or forthcoming in many journals. She won the Many Mountains Moving 2009 Poetry Contest. She has received two Pushcart nominations and poems published by In Posse Review in 2010 were selected by Web del Sol for its e-SCENE best of the Literary Journals.
Richard Williams lives and works in Champaign, Illinois, and has been writing for over 30 years. He has been published in Black Lantern Press.
Changming Yuan is a two-time Pushcart nominee and author of Chansons of
a Chinaman (2009) and Politics and Poetics (2009), who grew up in rural
China and published several books before moving to Canada. With a PhD in
English, Yuan works as a private tutor in Vancouver and has had poems
appearing in Aroostook Review, Barrow Street, Best Canadian Poetry,
Exquisite Corspe, London Magazine and nearly 300 other literary