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Aarnes, William
I have poems forthcoming in New York Quarterly, Iodine, and FIELD.
Abad, Anne Carly
ANNE CARLY ABAD's story, 'Sage's Reckoning' recently earned an honorable mention in Q3 of The Writers of the Future Contest (2013). Her work has appeared or will appear in Magma Poetry, Dreams & Nightmares, and Strange Horizons. Find out more about her at http://the-sword-that-speaks.blogspot.com/
Abellanosa, Jonel
Jonel Abellanosa resides in Cebu City, the Philippines. His poetry has appeared in numerous journals, recently in Anglican Theological Review, Penwood Review, Philippine PEN Literary Journal, Cha and Pedestal; forthcoming in Deep Water Literary Journal, Poetry Pacific, Gadfly: Culture that Matters and Mystic Nebula. His chapbook, Pictures of the Floating World, has been published by Kind of a Hurricane Press. He is working on a number of chapbooks and two full-length poetry collections.
Adair, Nicholas
Adams, Michael
Michael P. Adams is a native Californian and a graduate of San Jose State University's MFA program. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in New Plains Review, Reed Magazine, Cardinal Sins, Crab Fat, Nomadic Journal, Dirty Chai, and Mosaic Art and Literary Journal.
Adjarian, M. M.
M. M. Adjarian received a BA in comparative literature from the University of California and a PhD in the same field from the University of Michigan. She has published her creative work in The Provo Canyon Review, The Milo Review, The Baltimore Review, The Prague Revue and RaJAH: Rackham Journal of Arts and Humanities. Her articles and reviews have also appeared in Arts+Culture Texas, Bitch Magazine, Kirkus Reviews, and the Dallas Voice, as well as in several academic journals and compendiums.
Adkisson, Debrenee
Adukuri, Jagannath rao
jadukuri@gmail.com A retired banker who lives in Hyderabad,India. The interests include poetry writing and photography. My web presence can be found at http://adukurispoetry.blogdrive.com http://soundarya.wordpress.com http://meghadutam.wordpress.com/ and E-books at Amazon http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007ROBHJ0 http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007VJ7HYU and selected poetry at :http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007XSFQ1U The poems have been published nowhere except in a personal blog mentio
Afshar, Jessica
Jessica Afshar earned her Master's Degree in English from Fitchburg State University in 2012. Her work has been published in Sou'wester, OVS, Route2, Clare Literary Journal and Third Wednesday magazines. Her two kids are exceedingly proud.
Agnew, Zach
Zach Agnew is a Canadian writer that has spent his life being inspired by the rhythm of the world around him. He was born in the fall of 1987 and has called Calgary home since. The majority of his adult life has been spent working in a bookstore, surrounded by the books that continue to inspire him. In 2015 he graduated from the University of Calgary, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in History. To find more of his work please visit: www.zagthepoet.com
Ahern, Edward
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Ahia, David
David Kuhio Ahia II lives in Fullerton California. He attends Orange County High School of the Arts for Creative Writing.
Alaska, Nate
Nate Alaska is an amateur poet, author, and a student of philosophy from Chicago's Southwest suburbs. When he isn't counting syllables toward sonnets, he enjoys coffee and wine, vegetarian cuisine, and practices meditation.
Albanese, Joe
Joe Albanese is a writer from South Jersey. His short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry can be found in publications across the United States and in seven other countries. Joe's novella "Smash and Grab" (Books to Go Now) and his novel "Caina" (Mockingbird Lane Press) were both published in 2018.
Albert, Charles Joseph
I work in a machine shop in San Jose, California, where I live with my wife and three sons. By the glare of the Google desert, I write fiction and poetry. My work has been published most recently in Here Comes Everyone, Chicago Literati, the Moon Magazine, Quarterday Review, and 300 Days of Sun.
Aldridge, Bob
Bobby Aldridge is a poet and editor, and sometimes professor of political science, economics, and world religions. He is the former owner of the Haiku Gallery and the Brown Street Gallery of fine arts. He has lived in diverse locations from North Africa to Japan. His interests in the arts, religions, cultures, and the socioeconomic structures of the world, brought him to the one field that encapsulates them all, poetry. He is the author of "Romantically Involved: Poems of Devotion," a chapbook from New Codices Press and "An Affair of the Stilled Heart," a full length collection from Lamar University Literary Press 2016. He has work published in The Haiku Journal, Poetry Quarterly, The Society of Classical Poets, Miracle, The Inner Arts Journal, The Tanka Journal, Fifty Haikus, Chicago Literati, Inwood Indiana, and Lunch at Giverny.
Alewine, Kenneth
Kenneth Alewine is researching illness narratives in the PhD program at the Institute for Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. His work has appeared in Aura Literary Arts Review, Gruene Street, and he was interviewed in New Media magazine.
Alexander, Carol
Carol Alexander is a writer and editor. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Canary, The Commonline, Chiron Review, Earthspeak, Eunoia Review, Mobius, Northwind Magazine, Numinous, Red Fez, Red River Review, OVS, Poetry Quarterly, Red Poppy Review, and Sugar Mule. New work is scheduled to appear Poetrybay, Poetica, Ilya's Honey, and the Mad Hatter's Review. Her work has also appeared in the anthologies Broken Circles, Joy Interrupted, The Storm is Coming, Proud to Be: Writin
Alfier, Tobi
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Alisia, Nyla
Nyla Alisia is founder and host of The SpeakEasy Cafe, international open-mic poetry radio show. Nyla is a spoken-word performer, poet and Renaissance artist. Her poem, Secret Of Me, was nominated for the 2012 pushcart prize. www.nylaalisia.net
Alix, Francis
Francis Alix's poetry has appeared in many journals including Hawaii Pacific Review, Main Street Rag, and Poet Lore. He is a book and journal reviewer for the Small Press Review.
Alkalay-Gut, Karen
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Allaby, Ian
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Allegretti, Joel
Glenn: Here's "Due North." Unfortunately, the limited space doesn't allow for formatting, underlining or italics. I added notes, but they make the text difficult to read. I'm going to send the poem to you separately as a Word attachment. Thanks. Joel
Allen, Emily
Emily Allen is a doctoral student in poetry at the University of North Texas, as well as a teaching fellow. Her work has appeared in the Xavier Review, and is forthcoming in the Southern Poetry Anthology.
Allen, Joshua
Joshua C. Allen is a singer and songwriter with a passion for gardening, ecological sustainability, and lucid dreaming. He also plays the didgeridoo. Joshua lives and works in his hometown of Kokomo, Indiana and has been published in From the Well House, a literary publication of Indiana University Kokomo, and two issues of Three Line Poetry.
Allen, Kelli
Kelli Allen?s work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies in the US and internationally. She is a four-time Pushcart Prize nominee. She is currently a Professor of Humanities and Creative Writing at Lindenwood University. Allen gives readings and teaches workshops throughout the US. Her full-length poetry collection, Otherwise, Soft White Ash, from John Gosslee Books (2012) was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. www.kelli-allen.com
Alonso Jr., J. C.
MFA Wilkes University 2014/MA Creative Writing, Wilkes University 2012/MS Guidance Counseling, Nova Southeastern 2000/BA Psychology, Florida State University 1981/BA Creative Writing, Florida State University 1981/Adjunct 14 years at Miami Dade College/Counselor 5 years /Security 6 years/Merchant Marine/Published in Poetry Quarterly, Haiku Journal/Short Story received Honorable Mention: The Atlantic/Novel accepted by Northampton House Press out Jan 2018. Presently teach at Nova Southeastern University and tutor at Broward College.
Alterman, Andrea
I'm living with my mother and brother. We share a lifelong love of homemade cookies and cakes. I bake and they eat. Each time I bake I tell them that this will be the worst batch ever. They laugh and eat the cookies anyway. The same occurs with cooking: no leftovers unless you count an empty dish or three. We all eat like birds: ravenously. And they remind me that they LOVE my cooking. Especially since they don't have to decide what to make or when to make it. My brother loves my poetry as long as it's about him.
Ambikapathy, Veena
Veena is a poet and author from Guelph, Ontario. Though she is busily working on her first novel, she is frequently interrupted by the need to pen a poem or two.
Ambrose, Mike
Mike Ambrose is an engineering executive at a New England aerospace company with degrees from the University of New Haven and MIT. He started publishing his work in 2010 and really enjoys the balance that writing provides in a life that is very exact. In the short time that he has been writing, his work has been published in over twenty publications including Lucid Rhythms, Corner Club Press, Boston Literary Magazine, Literary Brushstrokes, and Grey Sparrow Journal among other publications.
Anastasiu, Heather
Heather lives just south of Austin, Texas and is currently pursuing her Master's in Literature at Texas State University. Her work has been published in Blue Earth Review, Permafrost Journal, and Paradigm among others.
Andersen, James
Andersen, Kevin
Kevin Andersen is twenty-seven years old and has previously been published in the journals The Pangolin Review, Jitter Press, Tanka Journal, Three Line Poetry, Poetry Quarterly and M Gasin. rnrnHe lives in Aarhus, Denmark, where he works as an assistant editor for the publishing house 'Snepryd'.
Anderson, Dan
D. W. Anderson teaches English and creative writing in Wisconsin.
Anderson, Duane
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Anderson, Stephanie
Stephanie Bryant Anderson lives in Tennessee. She leads a simple life with her two boys. Her writing has most recently been published in The Sow's Ear Poetry Review and Danse Macabre, with work forthcoming in Full of Crow, Red River Review and Thirteen Myna Birds.
Andreev, Vasily
Anhalt, Diana
A former resident of Mexico City, Diana Anhalt moved to Atlanta, GA five years ago in order to be closer to family. She is the author of A Gathering of Fugitives: American Political Expatriates in Mexico 1947-1965 (Archer Books), three chapbooks?Shiny Objects, Second Skin, and Lives of Straw? in addition to essays, short stories and book reviews in both English and Spanish. Her work has been nominated for this year?s Pushcart Prize and her collection, There Is No Return, is forthcoming from Pass
Anker, Rebekah
Rebekah Anker lives in Chico, California with two teenage daughters, a bearded man, and an ill-behaved rat terrier. She teaches English at Inspire School of Arts and Sciences and is delighted to be outdone daily by her Creative Writing students.
Anthony, Pat
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Antonio, Billy
Billy T. Antonio is from the Philippines. He is at present an elementary grades teacher. His short story, The Kite, has been broadcast on 4EB-FM, 98.1, Brisbane, Australia. Some of his fiction and poetry have been published in the fiction anthology Only Men Please which was launched in Bangalore, India, Mainichi Daily News, Rose Red Review, Tincture Journal, Red River Review, Akitsu Quarterly, Three Line Poetry, Asahi Haikuist Network, Anak Sastra among others.
Aparicio, Hiram
Arand, Dustin
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Ari, Mark
Mark Ari was born in Broolyn and currently lives and works near Jacksonville, Florida. He isn't sure why.
Armstrong, Brian
Brian Armstrong is a poet, playwright, teacher, musician, and egotistically self-labeled renaissance man. He has published one poetry book titled Pangaea: Transforming the Landscape and has had his works featured in The Hoot and Hare Review Vol. 1 & 2. www.brianarmstrongwriter.com
Armstrong, Sophie
Born and raised in Hampshire, England. Moved to the United States in 2008. Currently live under a heat lamp known colloquially as 'the sun' in Arizona.
Atencio, L.C.
Atkinson, Axel
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Attanucci, Jane
I spent my first career as a professor of psychology and women?s studies. Since retiring, I have worked with local poets David Semanki, Susan Donnelly and Mary Buchinger Bodwell. My work has appeared in Contemporary Haibun, The Healing Muse and Transformations and is forthcoming in Blast Furnace. Jane Attanucci Cambridge, MA
Awad, Heather
I?ve been writing poetry nearly ten years but have recently become very engaged. I never sought publishing before but am now eager to share my work. I have been published on the Oz Poetic Society website a number of times, as well as appearing as Poet of the Weak on The Poetry Superhighway website. I was showcased in the Journey of the Heart Collection on Women?s? Spiritual Poetry website and will be a contributing poet to their newest anthology, Where Journeys Meet: The Voice of Women's Poetry.
Ayer, Carol
Carol Ayer's poetry has been published by Poesia, flashquake, and twice by Poetry Quarterly.
Aylsworth, Peggy
This poem is listed with you as First Reading. It is still available, if you are interested for the Spring issue. Peggy Aylsworth
Babb, Tiffany
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Bagley, Kylee
Baker, Bobby Steve
Brief Bio: Bobby Steve Baker lives in Lexington Kentucky. He has published in Camroc Press Review, Bop Dead City, Linnet?s Wings, and many others. He has two Chapbooks of poetry, Numbered Bones and The Taste of Summer Lightning. His first full length book of poetry, with original ekphrastic photography and art is ?This Crazy Urge To Live? by Linnet?s Wings Press.
Baldwin, Robert
Robert Baldwin is a musician and writer based in Salt Lake City, Utah. His poetry has been published in Poetry Quarterly, Grey Sparrow Journal, Utah Life, and Haiku Journal.
Ballan, Danny
My name is Danny Ballan. I am a poet, short story writer, a teacher, and a lifelong learner. Each time I start doing one of these, I end up doing the other. During the day, I work in educational technology, which I love and hope to grow in as much as I hope to grow as a writer. I don?t write too much at a time, but I write every day, and each time I do, I become hungrier for writing more and better stuff. You can visit me at www.hungrywriter.com
Baltesson, Dean
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Banash, Matt
born & raised in PA, moved to SC then on to NC. Still here.




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