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Malik, Vyomi
I'm an instant poet who loves playing with words all day long. Writing poems of every kind is my daily spiritual routine as it helps me connect with my inner self. My blog was featured as one of the top 16 poetry blogs in India by Baggout.com
Mangiaracina, Madeline
Please consider my poem for publicatoin. I study creative writing at Bennington College, and this is a simultaneous submission.
Manis, Charles
Charles Manis is currently a student at Florida State University where he is pursuing his MFA in Creative Writing and works as a Teaching Assistant in the First Year Composition Program. His work has appeared in The Apalachee Review and is forthcoming in Spillway, Carolina Quarterly, and Rattle.
Mankiewicz, Angela Consolo
I have 4 chapbooks out, the newest are AN EYE, published by Pecan Grove Press and AS IF, from Little Red Books-Lummox. Publications include: Full of Crow, Poiesis, Long Poem Magazine (UK), PRESA, PoetsArtists, Montserrat, Re)Verb, Sketchbook, Seldom Nocturne, Istanbul Literary Review, Arsenic Lobster, Temple/Tsunami, Butcher Block, Slipstream, Chiron Review, Hawaii Review, Karamu, Poetry Monthly (UK), Lynx Eye, Pemmican, Blind Man's Rainbow. For more see POETACMANK.blogspot.com
Mann, Selma
Selma Mann discovered her inner poet after a series of devastating losses, waking the muse for her first book of poetry, Mourning Cloak. Her second book, Whimsical Warrior, was published by Balkan Press in 2017. Her work has appeared in Conclave, Literary Lawyer, Still Crazy, Wildflower Muse, and will soon appear in Echoic Magazine II and Poetry Quarterly. A sought-after speaker, Selma is always ready to share her passion for poetry and her joyful, resilient optimism.Prior to her rebirth as a poet, Selma has enjoyed successful careers as a teacher and attorney.
Manos, Peter
My poetry has been published in Atlanta Review, The Elohi Gadugi Journal, and in The New York Times Metropolitan Diary column. In addition next month other poems of mine will be published by The Provo Canyon Review, and The Yellow Chair Review. My free verse is part of my collection in progress called The Real Dirt, and my more structured poems are part of my other collection in progress called Myriad. I work as a strategy consultant for companies involved in improving the electric grid thr
Mansfield, Mark
Mark Mansfield's work has appeared in The Adirondack Review, Bayou, Blue Mesa Review, Deep South Magazine, The Evansville Review, Fourteen Hills, Gargoyle, Iota, The Ledge, Limestone, Magma, Salt Hill, Unsplendid, and elsewhere. He holds an M.A. in Writing from Johns Hopkins and was a 2015 Pushcart Prize nominee. Currently, he lives in upstate New York.
Manus, Grady
Grady received his MFA in writing from Lindenwood University in December 2011. He has had pieces accepted by Haiku Journal, Four and Twenty, and Three Line Poetry. Grady is married to Lynn Youngblood (also a writer). They live on twenty-four acres of wooded hills with their dog and two cats. When not working or writing, they love to spend their time admiring their grandchildren.
Marbach, Donna
Both a visual artist and a poet, Donna M. Marbach has published non-fiction, fiction, and poetry in a variety of anthologies and periodicals. She is a past poetry editor of the national writers' magazine, Byline. and has also edited for FootHills Press. In 2002, she started her own small poetry press, Palettes & Quills. Co-founder and past president of Just Poets Inc. Her work has appeared in numerous journals including Pearl, Red Wheel Barrow, and the MacGuffin.
Marchant, Sarah
Sarah Marchant is a St. Louis poet. Email: sarahlmarchant@yahoo.com Website: twitter.com/apoetrybomb
Marecic, Charles
lives and writes in Maine.
Marengo, Amy
I won the Marcia Keach Memorial Poetry Prize and The New England Poetry Club?s John Holmes Award. I also received the Peter Brooks Butler Scholarship to Oxford University, where I spent the summer studying Creative Writing. My poems have appeared in Pressed Wafer, The Inman Review, and I was the featured poet in UMass Boston?s Lux Magazine. I look forward to beginning my MFA at Virginia Tech this August. Thanks for your time, Amy Marengo
Marici, Salvatore
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Marinelli, Rocco
I currently reside in the Adirondacks of Upstate, NY. I work as a freelance writer but have always enjoyed the creative opportunities that words can offer. I have been published in the "NY Literary Magazine" in their recent anthology titled, "Tears." I am also the featured writer for "RumbleFish Press." Their next quarterly comes out in Feb. 2018.
Mark, Michael
Michael Mark is a hospice volunteer. His poetry has appeared or is set to appear in Angle Journal, Awakening Consciousness Magazine, Empty Mirror, Everyday Poets, Forge Journal, Lost Coast Review, OutsideIn Magazine, Petrichor Review, Ray?s Road Review, Scapegoat Journal, Spillway, Red Booth Review, Red Paint Hill, Sleet Magazine, The Thing Itself, The New York Times, UPAYA, Word Soup End Hunger and Wayfarer. He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.
Marlon, Brandon
Brandon Marlon is a writer originally from Ottawa, Canada. His poetry has been published in Canada, the U.S., Israel, England, and India in various print and online publications including The Canadian Jewish News, Streeteaters, Poetica, Yalla Journal, Jewish Tribune, The Victoriad, The Trinity Review, UC Review, The Deronda Review, Emunah Magazine, Voices Israel, Bywords, The Steel Chisel, Lantern Magazine, U of T Magazine, Swept Media, Calliope, Grey Sparrow Journal, The Bangalore Review, The L
Marquard, David
Brief Bio: David Marquard is a writer and an assistant professor of English at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan. He teaches writing, rhetoric, and linguistics. He has published in both academic and creative venues. rn
Marshall, Blaike
Blaike Marshall is a student in his hometown at the College of Charleston, where he is majoring in English and minoring in Creative Writing. His work was selected for the 2015 Adroit Prize for Poetry: Editor’s List, and has been nominated for Best Undergraduate Writing in Plain China.
Marshall, Roy
Roy Marshall was born in the UK and lived in California as a small child in the late 1960's. He worked as a nurse for many years and now works in adult education. His book, 'The Sun Bathers' was published in 2013 by Shoestring Press. It was recently shortlisted for the Michael Murphy award. Roy writes about writing at https://roymarshall.wordpress.com/
Marsom-Richmond, Rachel
I graduated with my M.A. from Northern Arizona University in May of 2009, and I graduated with my M.F.A. from Georgia College & State University this May. My poems have appeared in Three Line Poetry, The Bijou Poetry Review, and The Camel Saloon. I look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely, Rachel Marsom-Richmond 336-324-0649 rachelmarsom@gmail.com Encl.: ?Kitsch?
Martin, Carolyn
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Martinez, Bismarck
I am a working full-time student, so my writing time has been diminished to the brief lunch breaks at work and late nights spent uncomfortably fidgeting in bed over a notepad. I run the creative writing club at an after-school program in NYC and it has become one of my passions to help young children find their creative voice.
Mason, David
Massicotte, Ken
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Mathew, Esther
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Mattern, Ryan
Ryan Mattern is an M.A. student in the creative writing program at the University of California, Davis. He is the recipient of the Felix Valdez Award for short fiction. His work has appeared in THE2NDHAND, Superstition Review, and Poetry Quarterly, among others. He lives and writes in California.
Matthieu, Baumier
Matthieu Baumier (France) matthieu.baumier7@orange.fr Born in 1968, Matthieu Baumier is a French writer who have publishing novels, essays. His poetry is feature in many French review and magazine. He is actually the chief editor of Recours au Po?me, www.recoursaupoeme.com, starting on 15 may 2012.
Mattison, Lucian
Lucian Mattison's first full-length collection, Peregrine Nation (The Broadkill River Press, 2014) won the 2014 Dogfish Head Poetry Prize. His work appears or is forthcoming in The Adroit Journal, The Boiler, Everyday Genius, Hobart, Muzzle, Nashville Review, and elsewhere online and in print. His fiction is soon to appear in Fiddleblack and Per Contra. He is an associate editor for Big Lucks and received his MFA from Old Dominion University. To read more visit Lucianmattison.com.
May, Nancy
Nancy May is new to writing poetry. She lives in the UK and volunteers in the charity sector. Her Haiku?s are available in: Haiku Journal and Third Line Poetry.
Mayer, Rachael
Rachael Mayer 's poetry has appeared in The Kenyon Review, The Chattahoochee Review, The Hiram Review, Hudson Valley Echoes, Affilia, and Avatar. A poem is forth coming in Poetry Quarterly. Ms. Mayer was a top ten finalist in The Stroud Poetry Festival in England. She lives in Montclair, New Jersey with her husband and three children.
Mazur-Nowak, Bozena Helena
Mazzola, Kevin
A 20 year old college student, I started writing when I was about 14. I mostly experiment with dark, emotional, and heavily psychological poetry. I'm fascinated by the human mind, and I attempt to put my own feelings and emotions into each piece I write. I most often write very personal pieces, each being a product of the state of mind at the time of writing, but I also try to capture the greater scope of humans as a whole.
McAlpine, Monica
After a career of teaching and research in medieval studies, Monica McAlpine turned to the arts of poetry and painting. Her poems have appeared in The Wilderness House Literary Review and The Aurorean. Another poem was chosen, in a city-wide contest, for a public reading at Boston City Hall. A local arts association sponsored a solo exhibition of her paintings.
McBain, Alison
Alison McBain is an award-winning author with more than sixty short works published, including prose/poetry in Litro, FLAPPERHOUSE, The Gunpowder Review and The Airgonaut. She is the Book Reviews Editor for the magazine Bewildering Stories. In her spare time, she blogs about local author events and interviews writers at http://www.alisonmcbain.com/.
McCabe Johnson, Jill
I received the 2009 Paula Jones Gardiner Award in Poetry from Floating Bridge Press, was nominated for a Pushcart last fall, and was a finalist in the 2010 quarrtsiluni chapbook contest. I earned my MFA at the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University, and am currently pursuing a PhD in English with a concentration in creative writing at the University of Nebraska.
McCartney, Jane
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
McClintock, Kimberly
Kimberly McClintock?s poetry has been anthologized in Write, I See (2014), a publication of the Art Student?s League of Denver, Joys of the Table: An Anthology of Poems on Food and Eating (2015), and has appeared or is forthcoming in Literary Orphans, Apeiron Review, Kindred Magazine, Glassworks, Bird?s Thumb and Chattahoochee Review, among others. She received an MFA from the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers, and was the 2009 recipient of the Larry Levis Post-Graduate Fellowship. A native
McClune, Kimberly
Originally from upstate New York I have made homes in New England and Colorado. Based out of north Denver, I have found a solace in poetry that has surpassed other favorite pastimes, such as dance and music. The beauty of the Colorado landscape, my loving family, and a deep faith are wonderful inspirations for my poetry. In late Summer 2010, a poem formed while I watched a gorgeous sunrise. I have been writing steadily since then and enjoying every moment.
McCormack, Molly
Molly McCormack is an artist, poet, teacher and musician. She recently published her song SILENT WOODS as an illustrated chapbook. Molly is the managing editor of A NARROW FELLOW Journal of Poetry.
McCourt, Erin
Erin McCourt lives in Philadelphia, PA where she is finishing up her Masters at UPenn. She's secretly a fiction writer.
McDade, Thomas M.
Thomas M. McDade resides in Fredericksburg, VA, previously CT & RI. rnHe is a graduate of Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT. McDade is twice a U.S. Navy Veteran serving ashore at the Fleet Anti-Air Warfare Training Center, Virginia Beach, VA. At sea aboard the USS Mullinnix (DD-944) and USS Miller (DE/FF 1091).rn
McDonald, Cayla
Cayla McDonald is a wanderer, a dreamer, and a believer. She is a creative. After graduating from Florida State University with a Master's Degree in 2014, she proceeded to explore the circus arts--something she has found great peace in. While at FSU, Cayla won the George M. Harper Award for Outstanding Critical Writing. Her work has appeared in Tallahassee Woman Magazine, the FSView & Florida Flambeau, and Drunk Monkeys.
McDonald, Philip
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
McDonough-Hintz, Susan
Poet's Bio: Susan McDonough-Hintz is a web QA analyst for the Massachusetts Medical Society. Her poems have been published in Gemini, Fortunates, Message in a Bottle, The Camel Saloon, and the Routledge anthology, Queer & Catholic. They are forthcoming in the Raleigh Review. Originally from the Jersey Shore area, she now lives in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.
McGinnis, Laura
Laura is a retired project manager who has discovered the writer within. Her work has been published in Poetry Quarterly, Drabble, and Clever magazine, and can be seen at mrswoonsocket.wordpress.com.
McIntyre, Katherine
Katherine McIntyre is a graduate of West Chester University with a BA in Literature. She spends her time writing poetry while working as a massage therapist. Some of her poetry has been featured in magazines like Cause and Effect Review, Falling Star and Daedalus.
Mckean, Steve
BIO: max keanu is a longtime resident of Hawaii. max began writing in 2007 after a back injury immobilized him for many months. He is presently working on his third novel and has up published dozens of short stories and poems. A professional musician on the classical guitar, max performed at many hotels, restaurants, concerts, parties and weddings. max has a degree in computer science.
McKelvey, Seth
Seth McKelvey teaches at Southern Methodist University. His poems have appeared in journals such as BlazeVOX, Super Arrow, Dear Sir, Counterexample Poetics, and others. He co-edits the online journal of poetry and short fiction S/WORD (www.sslashword.com).
McKernan, John
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
McMullen, John F
John F. McMullen, ?johnmac the bard?, is a poet, author, journalist, technologist, college professor, consultant, and denizen of cyberspace. He is a graduate of Iona College and holds two Masters degrees from Marist College. He was an executive of two major Wall Street firms, an officer of three consulting firms (including his own), and has taught at NYU, The New School for Social Research, Marist College, Westchester Community College, and Monroe College. The title poem of his first poetry coll
McNabb, Fiona
Fiona McNabb is an avid lover of tea, trees, and treetop tea parties. She is currently working towards a master?s degree in library science. You can find bits of Fiona?s mind on her blog: http://thedoorkeeper.tumblr.com/
McNamara, Amy
Amy McNamara's novel Lovely, Dark, and Deep received the 2013 IRA Children?s and Young Adults' Book Award. Her poems have appeared in drunken boat, Versal, The Literary Review, and many other journals. You can visit her at amymcnamara.com.
McNamara, Mike
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
McNeal, Kelly
Kelly McNeal lives and works in NJ. She is an associate professor at William Paterson University. A selection of her recent work appears in Front Porch Review, Yellow Chair Review and Crack the Spine Literary Magazine.
McNerney, Joan
Again you may choose whichever one of these you like. I think there might be a mistake on my first submission today. Thank for this opportunity.
MCQUIGGAN, STEPHEN
McQuoid, Sydney
Sydney is at home in nature which is a favorite theme of her poetry. PQ is where she has found a place to publish one or two of her poems beginning in every Poetry Quarterly published beginning in Spring 2018 through Summer 2019. Sydney writes poetry and tends to her flower garden where she finds inspiration daily. She lives and works as a career and life coach in Dallas, Texas.
Mead, Stephen
A resident of NY, Stephen Mead is a published artist, writer, maker of short collage-films and sound collage downloads Much can be learned of his multi-media work by placing the words Stephen Mead Art in any Google search engine. All that, and he still works a day job!
Medsker, Joshua
I was published by Poetry Quarterly, Haiku Journal, Penmen Review, Empty Mirror, Red Savina Review and other publications.
Meek, Ed
Ed Meek has had poems recently in The Sun, Chronogram and Spillway Magazine. His new book, Spy Pond, was published by Prolific Press. He lives in Somerville. Follow him at letsrethink.org and @emeek.




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