M. Alice live in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
Dr. Nilanshu Kumar Agarwal
Dr.Nilanshu Kumar Agarwal is senior lecturer in English at Feroze Gandhi
College, Rae Bareli, (U.P.), India. His interviews with a number of
contemporary literary figures, as well as his research papers, book
reviews, articles and poems have appeared in publications including
The Vedic Path, Quest, Pegasus, IJOWLAC, The Journal, Promise, The
Raven Chronicles, Yellow Bat Review, Carved in Sand, Turning the Tide,
Blue Collar Review, Bridge-in-Making, Confluence, Poetcrit, Kafla Intercontinental,
Hyphen and South Asian Review. His book on Stephen Gill will
be published shortly.
Probes: D.C. Chambial, Christopher
Rollason and Ludmila Volná
Jon Baldwin lives on the east coast of England with his wife and young
daughter. He teaches at the London Metropolitan University and has published
scholarly articles on Alain Badiou, Jean Baudrillard, Jacques Derrida,
art, culture, and political economy. His poetry has been published in
a number of journals such as Heron's Nest, Acorn, and Eucalypt,
and he will soon take up the role of General Secretary of the British
Essay: A Brief History of Sluggish
Courtney Bambrick worked in theater as both a costumer and an administrator
until enrolling in Rosemont College's MFA writing program. She is originally
from the Philadelphia area, but attended Kenyon College in Gambier,
Ohio and lived in Galway and Waterford, Ireland. Her work has appeared
in Parlor, Philadelphia Poets, Mad Poets Review, Schuylkill Valley
Journal, and the University of the Arts Poetry Review.
Poetry: Under the Moon
Michael Ceraolo is a forty-something civil servant/poet trying to overcome
a middle-class upbringing. His book, Cleveland Haiku, was published
by Green Panda Press, and another, Euclid Creek: A Journey, was
published by Deep Cleveland Press.
Cutting: You Don't Own Me
After a lengthy career as a publisher, he turned to writing full-time
about sixteen years ago and has been widely published, with two short
stories nominated for Pushcarts XXIII and XXVII and one short story
nominated for the series Best American Short Stories. His first
book of poetry, A Stubborn Pine in a Stiff Wind (Mellen Poetry
Press) was published in 2001. A chapbook of his poetry was published
under the title Earl Colemans Greatest Hits by Pudding
House as part of their series in 2004. In April 2007, his latest work,
a collaboration with his son, entitled Like Father, Like Son
was published. To see more of his work visit this
Poetry: Sweet Dreams
Barry C. Davis
Barry Davis is a University of Pennsylvania graduate who currently lives
in suburban Philadelphia with his wife and two children. He has written
screenplays, novels and short stories. He has had several short stories
accepted for publication in webzines and print magazines. His novel
The Bottom, a gritty urban crime tale set in 1970s Philadelphia,
is currently being shopped by Gary Heidt of Fine Print Literary Management.
Fiction: Big Dave
Steve De France
Steve De France has ridden rails on freight trains, worked as a
laborer on pick-up gangs in Arizona, dug swimming pools in Texas, served
33 days in the Pecos city jail as a vagarant, fought bulls one early
morning in Mexico, and dived for salvage off a small island on the coast
of Mazatlan. He later worked his way through college, driving
Yellow Cab and working as a bartender and bouncer. He received a B.A.
in Theatre Arts from C.S.U.L.B. and immediately transferred to San Francisco
State University. He worked for the San Francisco Shakespeare Company
and the Marin Shakespeare Company, then returned to Los Angeles and
finished a Masters in English Literature. He continued his education
at USC and later at Chapman University, where he received an MFA in
Creative Writing. He has written and sold scripts for Hollywood &
worked as a professional actor in film and television, continuing to
write poetry, plays, essays and short stories. He sails a small sailboat
in Long Beach, California.
Poetry: Yes I Said...
Teaching literature and creative writing, he turned to technical writing/editing.
For the last few years he's been doing what he should be doing for better
or worse. Clarity and accessibility essential poetry makes its
mark through restraint and indirection. The best poems are waiting to
be written. A few of his poems have been accepted by Blue Unicorn,
Mid-American Review, The New Renaissance, Poet Lore, and The
Spoon River Poetry Review. His work "plays with the paradigm."
Early mornings he feeds birds, then writes.
Poetry: Helen and Pollux, Oct.
Djurica is a Serbian freelance journalist who has done correspondence
work for the Tiker Press Agency and has had articles published in British
Sunday and daily newspapers, including the Scottish newspaper, Sunday
Post; in Woman Abroad magazine; and at Storyhouse.org.
She has served as assistant editor, reading manuscripts for the Reading
Writers Service; has published articles with the SCN Television
Network in California; is a freelance columnist for the British monthly
magazine Code Uncut; and wrote about Serbia's International Bitef Festival
of contemporary theatre for Zowie Wowie Magazine, an American e-zine.
Reviews: Bomb Harvest,
EKV: As It Once Was,
Love and Other Crimes,
I Know, Snow,
Behind the Glass, Buick Riviera
Essays: Zagreb Film Festival 2008,
14th Sarajevo Film Festival
Probes: Mike Leigh, Charlie
Kaufman, Sharon Maguire and Andy Peterson
William Doreski teaches at Keene State College in New Hampshire.
His most recent collection of poetry is Another Ice Age (2007).
He has published three critical studies, including Robert Lowells
Shifting Colors. His essays, poetry, and reviews have appeared
in many journals, including Massachusetts Review, Notre Dame Review,
The Alembic, New England Quarterly, Harvard Review, Modern Philology,
Antioch Review, and Natural Bridge.
Poetry: Chatiment de l'orgueil
Sue Ellis is a retired postmaster, sock knitter, soapmaker and gardener.
She has been previously published in Flash Me Magazine, Dead Mule,
and Pen Pricks and is a member of The Internet Writers Workshop.
She and her husband live in Spokane, Washington.
Cutting: Traveling Back
Noah Erkes is a senior at Vassar College, where he studies mathematics,
as well as economics and computer science. His photography, which he
began as a young teen, provides him a relaxing, artistic outlet that
complements his scientific studies. He currently works with a Cannon
Digital Rebel and standard, zoom, and macro lenses. He recently launched
an updated version of his personal photography web site, Noah
Erkes Photo World. From there, one can access his deviantART.com
page, from which one can purchase his photography. Noah plans to continue
with his photography well into the future, no matter where his life
Photographs: Alice, Reflection
Barry G. Gale
Barry G. Gale presently serves as professorial lecturer in internatioinal
science and technology cooperation at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced
International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. Born in Chicago, he
received a Bachelor's degree from Northwestern University and M.A. and
Ph.D. degrees in the History and Philosophy of Science from the University
of Chicago. To date he has published some twenty poems and five short
stories worldwide. He has also published numerous articles and book
reviews in the science area, including a book on Charles Darwin which
appeared in both the United States (University of New Mexico Press)
and Great Britain (Harvester Press). He is presently working on an historical
novel about Sigmund Freud and the discovery of the meaning of dreams.
While a student at the University of Chicago, he studied the history
of psychoanalysis under Dr. Bruno Bettelheim, who was trained as a psychoanalyst
in Vienna. Barry presently resides in Arlington, Virginia, with his
wife and two children. His daughter recently graduated from college,
and his son will be a junior in high school this fall.
Humor: One Mukluk
William Gladstone tried to get his wife to write his bio, because he
couldn't think of anything clever or interesting to say about himself.
Sadly, neither could she. However, he does live in the Middle Tennessee
area, where he anticipates the birth of his first child, a son named
Fox, and is working on his first honest-to-goodness full-length novel.
Fiction: The Pencil Borrowers
Suzanne Richardson Harvey
A member of the Academy of American Poets, Suzanne Richardson Harvey
lectured for almost two decades at Stanford University before retiring.
And before moving to Northern California, she taught at Tufts University,
where she earned her doctorate in Elizabethan poetry, specifically that
of Edmund Spenser. Her poetry first appeared in The Christian Science
Monitor and then in Wild Violet (USA), Ascent Aspirations
Magazine (Canada), nthposition (UK), and SpeedPoets
(Australia), among other venues.
Poetry: The Mother-in-Law's Lament
Farha Hasan holds a BBA from York University's Schulich School of Business
and an MISt from the University of Toronto. Farha is currently a business
librarian living and working in Boston. She has come back to writing
fiction after a brief stint in advertising, where she was involved in
copywriting, casting and strategic planning. Her short stories have
been published in various ezines and small circulation presses such
as Samizdada, Down in the Dirt and Toasted Cheese.
Fiction: He Always Ate Alone
Humor: Full Arms and Underarms
I was raised in the northwoods of Minnesota where I developed a deep
association to the natural world. She left high school two years early
and received an associate degree in liberal arts at the age of eighteen,
spending some time in Scotland before receiving her diploma. She studied
at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design, where she focused on
illustration and graphic arts. During her undergraduate career she studied
illustration intensively at the University of Brighton, on the south
coast of England. Upon completion of her bachelor of fine arts degree,
she began the preparations to move to Boston, where shd would again
be faced with new and exciting challenges.
Artwork: Screen Full, Self,
Benjamin Heins is an avid reader and writer of poetry, mentored by the
late Dr. Len Roberts. His work has appeared in several publications
over the past two years, including Lehigh Valley Literary Review,
Black Book Press, and Write On!! Poetry Magazette. In December,
he will graduate from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania with a B.A.
in professional writing and a minor in English literature. He then plans
on finding a fun job with good wages and starting an excellent life
in the "real world." In the meantime, however, he is spending
his summer as a lifeguard and office assistant, with ample time reserved
for family, friends, and his writing group, The Winged Poets.
Poetry: Where Len Lies
Melissa Hoffman has had a varied career in television and design. She
wrote and performed her one-woman show, The Bossy Girl Monologues,
for Lincoln Center's American Living Room series in the summer of 2000.
She has written several film and TV scripts, none of them produced.
She is self publishing her short story collection, Finger in the
Fiction: Jesus, Mary and Josephina
Kathryn Jacobs is a poet from Harvard teaching at Texas A&MCommerce.
In a little over a year, she has had over 60 poems accepted at various
journals; her book of poetry is forthcoming at Finishing
Line Press. Her journal publications include Barefoot Muse, New
Formalist, Measure, Washington Literary Review, Acumen (UK), Pulse,
Slant, Candelabrum (UK), DeCanto, Quantum Leap (UK), Mezzo
Cammin, Deronda Review, The Same, Contemporary Rhyme, Ship of Fools,
Eclectic Muse, Mobius, Chimaera, Trellis, Lucid Rhythms, Poetry Midwest,
Blue Unicorn, Wild Goose Poetry Review, 14 by 14, and Wordgathering.
Leland Jamieson lives and writes in East Hampton, Connecticut. Recent
and forthcoming work appears in numerous magazines. His first book of
poems, 21st Century Bread, can be previewed and is available
along with Poem for the Week and Hear the Poet
Read features, book reviews, and readers and editors
Poetry: Her Muscatel And Bread
John Joyce was born at Hampton Court in England. He held school records
for running the mile. He was educated in London and Salford, Lancashire,
where he gained an honors degree in electrical engineering. Subsequent
studies have been at Dalhousie University, University of British Columbia
and Capilano College. John Joyce started writing philosophy at school
and has been extensively published. Moniques's Interview was
his first short play and Going Standby is his latest. He departed
England for Montreal to go around the world, living at different times
in Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa and Dartmouth. He resides in self-imposed
exile in Vancouver, Canada. Altus Arts promotes his works worldwide.
Essay: Are There Any Modern Classical
Russell H. Krauss
Russell H. Krauss was born and raised in New Jersey and graduated from
Cornell University with a degree in mathematics. He served as an actuary
for a national life insurance company the last thirteen years
as senior vice president and chief actuary and then established
his own software and actuarial consulting practice. He is now retired
and lives in Nampa, Idaho, with a second home in the mountain resort
town of McCall, Idaho. He keeps busy writing software, fiction, and
Fiction: Halloween House
Lyn Lifshin has published more than 120 books of poetry, won awards
for her non-fiction and edited four anthologies of women's writing including.
Her poems have appeared in most literary and poetry magazines, and she
is the subject of an award-winning documentary film, Lyn Lifshin:
Not Made of Glass, available from Women Make Movies. Forthcoming
books include Barbaro: Beyond Brokenness, from Texas Review Press,
Persephone from Red Hen, Mad Girl and Tsunami.
New World Press will publish Desire and All the Poets (Mostly)
Who Have Touched Me, Living and Dead. All True, Especially the Lies.
For more information, visit her
Poetry: The Ice Maiden's 214th S.O.S.,
R.S. Lindsay is a freelance writer living in Renton, Washington. Since
moving to the Seattle area in 1997, he has worked as a technical and
marketing writer for Microsoft, Boeing, and other companies. He has
published numerous articles in national trade magazines, and is the
co-author of the book Is Self-Employment For You? with Seattle
businessman and radio talk show host, Paul E. Casey. On weekends, he
enjoys playing jai alai and vandalizing espresso bars.
Humor: The Scent of Passionate Indigestion
Review: Pigskin Parade
Zenobia Rose Love
Zenobia Rose Love is a dedicated fiction writer and avid reader. She
started writing at age ten, and fourteen years later she has not stopped.
She attended Sarah Lawrence College and spent her four years there learning
and growing as a writer. She currently resides in Harlem, New York City,
and writes for The Coil Review. She can be reached via
e-mail. This is her first published story.
Fiction: Jack's New Apartment
Sean MacKendrick lives in Colorado under the care of two cats. Hes
currently in the business of software programming and financial consultation,
although its not clear how that happened, exactly. As he splits
his working time between Denver and Dallas these days, hes grown
even fonder of the short story form, ideal for short plane trips or
bus rides. His work has recently appeared in online publications, with
his first foray into print due out in 2009.
Fiction: Biography of an Immortal
Arlene L. Mandell, a retired English professor from New Jersey, has
been published in 14 anthologies and more than 400 literary magazines.
She recently won the AAUW/CARE "Education is Powerful" national
short story contest.
Fiction: Hair Like Brown Silk
Chris Martinez went to Penn State and George Washington Law, and now
lives in Arlington, Virginia. His writings here are not to be confused
with the kind he does for the federal borg, in Kafkaesque boxes within
boxes in downtown D.C.
Review: Kanye West
Louis McKee has poems forthcoming in American Poetry Review, 5 A.M.,
Chiron Review, Ninth Letter, and Poet Lore, among others.
River Architecture, a selected poems, was published in 1999,
and a collection of his newer work, Near Occasions of Sin, appeared
in 2006. Adastra Press has published Marginalia, a volume of
his translations from Old Irish of monastic poems, in 2008, and Still
Life, a chapbook of new poems, is just been issued from FootHills.
Poetry: Warming Cold Hands
Rick McQuiston manages a condo project and shopping center by day and
churns out horror tales by (mid)night. He's had close to 150 publications
so far and is currently finishing his third anthology book, Beneath
the Moonlight, which along with his other books, will be available
on Lulu and Amazon. He's also editor of a horror fiction ezine, Many
Midnights, and a guest author each year at Memphis Junior High School.
When he's not writing or spending time with his wife and two children
(aspiring authors, as well) he enjoys playing drums and guitar, painting
and watching horror movies.
Michael McWeys fiction and humor have appeared in Redbook,
Seventeen, Frigg, INdy Men's Magazine, Rosebud, Ducts, and many
other publications. His work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize
and has twice been nominated for the National Magazine Award.
Humor: My Kid, The Sponge
Michael Morell lives and writes among the rolling green hills of Chester
County, Pennsylvania. He lives with his 11-year-old greyhound, Kayla,
and is an animal rights activist involved in rescuing ex-racing greyhounds
for adoption. The recipient of a 3rd place finish in the Allen Ginsberg
poetry awards, his poems have appeared in Comstock Review, Paterson
Literary Review, Poetry Motel and Slipstream. Work is forthcoming
in Philadelphia Poets, Rattle and Chiron Review. When
not writing poems, essays or book reviews, Michael enjoys teaching meditation/stress
reduction classes and bird watching. He currently hosts a poetry reading
series at Philadelphia Meditation Center.
Poetry: This I Call My Heart
Kathryn Nevin became an American citizen at age 12 and has been writing
poetry since she was young. Upon completing a year in Indiana University's
Ph.D. program with the intention of becoming an English professor, she
chose social work as a profession and received her master's in social
work from Widener University. A great deal of her fuel for poetry comes
from her varied experience as a social worker. She currently practices
in forensic social work. Earlier publications include the Drexel
Online Journal, Ometeca Journal, and the Susquehanna Review,
as well as poems published in Capital Consequences, a book by
ACLU attorney Rachel King in which families of death row inmates tell
Poetry: On Parole
Erin O'Riordan's love stories are not always bittersweet, and not always
inspired by a flip through In Style. They've appeared online
in webzines including Clean Sheets, Oysters & Chocolate,
and Ravenous Romance, and in print in magazines including Playgirl.
Her first novel, Beltane, is available from Eternal Press. She
enjoys meeting readers on Facebook. She doesn't actually know how to
play chess, though, so don't ask.
Fiction: I Did Not Break Up Claire
Susan Palmer lives in Colorado, inspired by strong mountains and etheric
skies. As a child, moving every three years, she gathered a wealth of
experiences in various cultures to enrich her writings. Susan has been
writing poetry and fiction for over thirty years, and presently is working
to complete a second novel. Her stories and poetry have been published
in several magazines, including Rambler, Hawaii Pacific Review,
and Muse & Stone. She has led and participated in writers
groups for over seven years and done some editing work. Susan loves
to meet a writing challenge, whether themed or stylistic.
Tanya Pilumeli was born in 1973. Her novel, The DragonFly Keeper,
which came out in April, 2008, was just announced as a finalist for
the 2008 Best Book Awards in the childrens fiction category. She
holds an M.A. in English from John Carroll University and has taught
at six different colleges and universities. Currently, she and her husband,
Alessandro, run an Italian restaurant and live in Geneva with their
three small children, Giuseppe, Violetta and Dionisio. You can read
more about her at her
Poetry: What You Perceive is Red
Mary Ann Reilly
Mary Ann Reilly, a fine arts photographer born in Dublin, Ireland and
raised in New Jersey. Her work, characterized as surreal and imagistic,
has been exhibited at national and international juried shows, awarded
honors, and shown in several galleries. Additionally, her photographs
have been published in F-Stop Magazine, Dark Sky Magazine, Honey
Land Review and Life Images. Mary Ann is an associate professor
in the Literacy, Language and Culture Department at Manhattanville College
in Purchase, New York.
Photograph: And We Danced
Lindsey Gail Ronfeldt
Growing up in the grand and oft-forgotten state of Iowa, Lindsey Gail
Ronfeldt found she was a lousy pianist and not fond of detassling corn,
so she turned her attention to poetry instead and received her MFA at
the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Currently working as
a retail manager, in her off time, Lindsey enjoys a good beer, swimming
in the Atlantic, and wearing a great pair of high heels.
Poetry: The Shop Girl's Affair
John D. Robinson
John D. Robinson was born in 1963 in the United Kingdom. He is married
with one teenage daughter & four cats. A poet and a short-story
writer, he has been published in over 170 small press magazines, newspapers,
journals, and educational textbooks (alongside Bukowski) and online
publications. He had three books of poetry to date: Time Signatures
(1991, Envoi Poets), Sky-Fall Blossom (2006 Holy & Intoxicated
Publications), and Glass orchards & the serene smiles of a wine
drunk budhha high on a quiet breath of colour (2008, Holy &
Intoxicated Publications). The Turbulent Gospels (stories &
poems) is due to appear in 2009.
Wayne Scheer retired from college teaching to follow his own advice
and write. He's been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and a Best of the
Net. His work has appeared in a variety of print and Internet publications,
such as The Christian Science Monitor, Notre Dame Magazine, The Pedestal,
flashquake, Flash Me Magazine, The Internet Review of Books, Eclectica,
and River Walk Journal. Wayne lives in Atlanta with his wife
and can be contacted via e-mail.
Fiction: Girls' Night Out
Joan Schonbeck is a registered nurse and writer who has written for
American Journal of Nursing, Community Advocate, Hearing Health,
Catholic Digest, Cobblestones Children's Magazines and multiple
newspapers, as well as various health encyclopedia articles for the
Thomson Gale Group, many of them available online. Her nursing focus
is psychiatry, but her experience also includes herbology yoga, and
healing. She works part-time in Utilization Management and Quality Assurance
at a local hospital and writes online CEU courses for nurses (MyFreeCE.com)
. She's almost finished writing an historical novel about New England
and King Philip's War called First Encounter, a runner-up for
a Massachusetts Artists Foundation Award. In addition, one of her short
stories was published by Scribner's in the collection Having Been
Essay: Dutch Courage: A History
of Booze in America
"Young" is Sara Siegel's first published work. In addition
to "Young," she has written several other short stories, ten
of which comprise her compilation On Love, dealing with love
in its various forms. Sara is in the process of editing her first novella,
and she has written several full-length and short screenplays, two of
which she has produced. Her short "Morning" was recently screened
at the cell theatre company in New York City. Unless it's seafood or
salad, she'll probably eat your leftovers.
Richard Paul Skinner
Richard Paul Skinner lives in Bath, England, where he has been writing
full-time for eighteen years. He has published a novel, The Bathonians,
available from Lulu.com,
and over twenty short stories and articles in print literary magazines.
He has also written a dozen screenplays, three radio plays and co-written
a sitcom pilot.
Anna Sykora graduated first in her class from Vassar, earned law degrees
from Harvard and NYU, and practiced tax law at major firms in New York
City before moving to Germany with her husband, a pediatric oncologist.
In Hanover, she has taught English and published almost ninety poems
and stories, and completed three novels (motto: "Better a life
than a living"). Her most recent work will be found in the Iconoclast,
the Barbaric Yawp, Ancient Paths, Star Line, Tales from the Talisman
and Talebones, as well as in the anthologies Tales from the
Clinic and Warrior Wisewoman.
Fiction: How to Find Love in the Newspaper
Phil's work is an exploration of his passion for creating new imagery
and his interest in the study of aesthetics. He continues to develop
his philosophy, titled Dual Existence Creationism for which he started
writing in 1997. He incorporates contemporary topics and the nonsensical
into works that explore the mundane and the serious.Phil has also worked
diligently to promote art in healing, specifically with returning war
veterans. He studied art throughout his school years, which included
both academic and private lessons. Upon graduation from high school,
he joined the army as a counterintelligence agent, served for eight
years, and is a veteran of the first Gulf War. He studied art history
and philosophy at Chaminade University while stationed in Hawaii. He
continues to show in galleries and other venues throughout the United
Janet Amalia Weinberg
Janet Amalia Weinberg used to live in a secluded mountain home and would
wonder if shed be strong enough to face potentially violent intruders
with compassion. She never found out, but her story, The Kind
Of Women People Are Afraid Of, grew out of that concern. She has
been a psychologist, a founding member of one of the first feminist
therapy collectives, a short story writer (published in Potato Eyes,
Readers Break, West Wind Review, Potpourri, Thresholds Quarterly,
Z, Grand Times, etc.), as well as the editor of an anthology designed
to offer positive, empowering views of later life (Still Going Strong:
Memoirs, Stories, and Poems About Great Older Women, Routledge,
Fiction: The Kind of Women People Are Afraid
Although born in a small town in eastern Washington state, Marilyn Whitehorse
has lived all over the U.S. She taught at the University of Hawaii for
nine years and is currently teaching at both Santa Barbara City College
and Ventura Community College in California. She has most recently been
published in The MacGuffin. She is editing her second novel and
working on a book of short stories in which "Maria" is included.
She attended Photography Center Northwest in Seattle, Washington and
has been making collages since 1986. Further musings, photographs and
collages may be viewed on her blog: mkwhitehorse.blogspot.com.
Daniel Wilcox earned his degree in creative writing from Cal State University,
Long Beach. A former activist, teacher, and wanderer from Montana
to the Middle East he casts lines out upon the world's turbulent
waters and wide shores in The Writer's Eye, Scruffy Dog Review, Mad
Swirl, Oak Bend Review, Word Catalyst Magazine, and more. Poems
will soon be published in Frame Lines, The Centrifugal Eye, and
Word Riot. A short story, "The Faces of Stone," based
on his time in the Middle East, was published in The Danforth Review
and Danse Macabre. Recently, Daniel completed a novel of speculative
fiction and a poetry collection. He lives on the central coast of California
with his mysterious wife and youngest son. More can be found on his
Poetry: The Cup
T. Richard Williams
T. Richard Williams is the pen name for Bill Thierfelder, professor
of English literature at Dowling College, Long Island, New York. His
recent work includes two volumes of poetry: How the Dinosaurs Devoured
the Humans and The Letter S; and a collection of short fiction
called Ten. He is also a professional artist whose work is exhibited
in New York and may be seen at MonkDogz.com.
He has been involved in various social causes for many years, including
volunteer and activist work for the Momentum AIDS Project (New York
City), GMHC, LIAAC, and LIGALY. He is a regular contributor to Outlook
Long Island Magazine.
Fiction: Rick's Flight
Alyce Wilson is Wild Violet editor and in her copious spare time
writes humor and poetry, keeps an online journal, Musings,
and is researching a book on creative wedding planning, My
Wedding, My Way: Real Women, Real Weddings, Real Budgets. She
has self-published a book of poems, Picturebook of the Martyrs,
and an e-book, Stay Out of the Bin! An Editor's Tips on Getting Published
in Lit Mags, both of which can be ordered from her web