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Megson, Sem
Sem Megson’s work has been published and produced in the United States, Britain, and Canada. For more information, visit semmegson.com.
Meier, Michelle
Michelle Meier is an writer, artist, and teacher from New York City. Her poetry and short fiction have recently appeared in The 2River View, Sleet Magazine and Otis Nebula. In 2011 she was a Pushcart Prize nominee.
Melchiorre, Judy
I have been published online locally as well as in VerseWrights. Two of my poems will appear in an anthology, Life in 10 Minutes, to be released in spring of 2017 by Chop Suey Press. I was published by Poetry Quarterly. I grew up in the near suburbs of New York City and presently reside in Richmond, Virginia. I am a active member of River City Poets, James River Writers and the Poetry Society of Virginia.
Mellen, Eric
Bio: Eric Mellen is a young freelance writer who currently writes poems and short stories. He has been published in poetry by Poetry Life and Times and Nostrovia! poetry. He also has a short story published by Cydonia Group Press. When he is not writing, he is working as a security guard or studying to under the psychology curriculum, and plans to one day become a clinical or research psychologist.
Melton, Bill
My writing began in early grade school with poetry, short stories and later essays, journals and novels, which many are yet unpublished. I am a retired sales executive and my heavy travel schedule became both a source and inspiration for much of my writing. Later in life I transitioned to writing free verse, haiku and other poetry forms. I found that these forms were even more rewarding avenues to express my feelings and my love of nature.
Metz, Doug
I didn't choose writing. It chose me. I am a poet and short fiction author. I?ve been featured in a number of poetry anthologies, most recently including Scattered Voices: A Collection of Poems Shared by Strangers on the Internet published by Rotting Horse Publishing and an upcoming anthology surrounding the Fukushima disaster in Japan. DISCOVERING DULUOZ is my first published book of poetry.
Metzger, Stephen
Stephen Metzger writes, fishes, teaches, sings, kayaks in northern California.
Meyerhofer, Michael
Michael Meyerhofer?s third book, Damnatio Memoriae, won the Brick Road Poetry Book Contest. His previous books are Blue Collar Eulogies (Steel Toe Books) and Leaving Iowa (winner of the Liam Rector First Book Award). He has also published five chapbooks and is the Poetry Editor of Atticus Review. He has a fantasy series forthcoming in 2014. For more information, please visit troublewithhammers.com.
Meyrowitz, Alan
Alan Meyrowitz retired in 2005 after a career in computer research. His poetry has appeared in Eclectica, Existere, Front Range Review, Poetry Quarterly, The Storyteller, Vine Leaves Literary Journal, and others. In 2012 and 2015 the Science Fiction Poetry Association nominated his poems for a Dwarf Star Award.
Meyrowitz, Barbara
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Meyrowitz, Barbara
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Mezynski, Neila
Neila Mezynski is author of Glimpses and A Story from Scrambler Books; Dancer On Rock, Warriors from Deadly Chap Press; 2 pamphlets from Greying Ghost Press, Mondo Bummer; echapbooks from Radioactive Moat Press and Patasola Press; chapbooks from Folded Word Press, Nap, Mud Luscious Press. Mezynski is a Pushcart and Best Of The Net nominee.
Michalski, Penny
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
MIDDLETON, BRADFORD
Bradford Middleton is a 40-year old writer who currently resides in Brighton after coming of age in London and then being somewhat transient for a while during which he lived in both Surrey and Staffordshire. He has been writing for many years, in fact he won a school poetry competition when he was only ten years. It?s fair to say that since then his style has developed a uniqueness all of its own and now encompasses short stories and at least one novella so far.. He has so far attained the status of Contributing Poet at the Mad Swirl ,been published online at Horror Sleaze Trash and Deadbeats Literary Blog and will shortly have work featured at Foliate Oak Press. His novella, Dive, is currently under consideration at Black Coffee Press.
Milburn, Michael
Michael Milburn teaches English in New Haven, CT. His writing has appeared most recently in New England Review and Ploughshares.
Milenski, Paul
Miller, Andrew
Andrew Miller was born in Fresno, California. He presently lives in Copenhagen, Denmark, where he is an instructor of American and British literature and history at N?rre Gymnasium. In 2010, at the University of Copenhagen, he completed a PhD about the ekphrasis of photography in modern poetry. His poems have appeared in such journals as Hunger Mountain, The New Orleans Review, Rattle, Iron Horse Review and Ekphrasis.
Miller, Cameron
Cameron Miller is a Hoosier by birth, a preacher and writer by profession and an Episcopal priest by vocation. He is a published poet and his novel, "The Steam Room Diaries" will be published in late autumn 2015.
Miller, Dean
Dean K Miller, from Loveland, CO is a poet, author, editor, and freelance writer. His work has appeared in four-dozen magazines, anthologies, and ezines. Additionally he has published seven books. A retired air traffic controller, he enjoys fly fishing, golf, and reading. Learn more at www.theflyfishingpoet.com
Miller, Michael
A native of Fullerton, California, Michael Miller is the co-founder of Moon Tide Press and the author of College Town (Tebot Bach, 2010) and The First Thing Mastered (Tebot Bach, 2013). A longtime journalist, he has written for the Los Angeles Times and other publications and served as a judge for Poetry Out Loud and the San Diego Book Awards. He lives in Southern California.
Miller, Terry
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Mills, Andrew
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Minassian, Michael
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Mineo, Victoria
Minser, John
John Minser teaches writing at Northern Michigan University, where he has served as Associate Poetry Editor for Passages North. His work has appeared in DIAGRAM, Lifelines, Ghost Town, The Monarch Review, and others.
Misner, Caroline
Caroline was born in a country that at the time was known as Czechoslovakia. She immigrated to Canada in the summer of 1969. Her work has appeared in numerous consumer and literary journals in Canada, the USA and the UK. Her work has been nominated for the prestigious McClelland Steward Journey Prize as well as the Pushcart Prize. Her YA fantasy novel ?The Daughters of Eldox, Book 1: The Alicorn? (Whiskey Creek Press) has recently been released to rave reviews. Her new website is finally on
Mitchell, Christopher
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Mitchell, Mark J.
By way of a bio: Mark J. Mitchell studied writing at UC Santa Cruz under Raymond Carver, George Hitchcock and Barbara Hull. His work has appeared in various periodicals over the last thirty five years, as well as the anthologiesIt has also been nominated for both Pushcart Prizes and The Best of the Net. Good Poems, American Places,Hunger Enough, Retail Woes and Line Drives. Two full length collections are in the works: Lent 1999 is coming soon from Leaf Garden Press and This Twilight World
Mitchell, Rick
Mize, Jess
Jess Mize is a blonde-haired surfer girl from South Carolina. Her favourite author is Stephen King. She has been writing poetry since she was a teenager. She loves to drink and she loves her man. Vampire Weekend three albums in stores now.
Mobbs, Andrew
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Moglia, Greg
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Molotkov, A.
Born in Russia in 1968, A. Molotkov moved to the US in 1990 and switched to writing in English in 1993. His work has been published or accepted by The Kenyon Review, Mad Hatters Review, 2River, Identity Theory, Perihelion, and many others. Molotkov is winner of New Millennium Writings and Koeppel fiction awards, and Boone?s Dock Press poetry chapbook contest. He co-edits The Inflectionist Review and serves on the Board of Directors of Oregon Poetry Association. Molotkov?s new translation of an
Mondal, Sonnet
Sonnet Mondal is the author of six books of poetry and is the managing editor of the Enchanting Verses Literary Review, Editor of Best Poems Encyclopedia, Poetry Editor of The Abandoned Towers Magazine and the Sub Secretary Geneal of Asia Unit of Poetas Del Mundo.
Monday, Ralph
Ralph Monday is an Associate Professor of English at Roane State Community College in Harriman, TN., where he teaches composition, literature, and creative writing courses. In fall 2013 he had poems published in The New Plains Review, New Liberties Review, Fiction Week Literary Review, and was represented as the featured poet with 12 poems in the December issue of Poetry Repairs. In winter 2014 he had poems published in Dead Snakes. Summer 2014 had a poem in Contemporary Poetry: An Anthology of
Montag, Tom
Tom Montag is most recently the author of In This Place: Selected Poems 1982-2013. In 2015 he was the featured poet at Atticus Review (April) and Contemporary American Voices (August). Other recent poems will be found at Apeiron, Blue Heron, Hamilton Stone Review, The Homestead Review, Little Patuxent Review, Sand, Town Creek Poetry, Wilderness House Literary Review, and others. He blogs as The Middlewesterner and serves as Managing Editor of the Lorine Niedecker Monograph Series, What Region?
Montague, Milt
Montgomery, Jennifer
Jennifer Montgomery is a poet, writer, visual artist, storyteller, attorney, and pie baker who lives in the Connecticut woods with her daughter and two cats. She grew up in rural North Dakota but believes she has no discernible accent. She has lived in California, North Dakota, Scotland, Israel, and Connecticut. All of these places have influenced her life and writing. Her poems have appeared in Poetry Quarterly, Red Weather, Haiku Journal, Failed Haiku, and elsewhere. She has told numerous stories on stage, one of which is forthcoming on the Mouth-Off Storytelling podcast. She believes that truth is stranger than fiction and authenticity is the highest art form.
Moody, Devon
Originally from Southern California, Devon Moody completed her Masters of Literature at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. Her poetry has appeared in Measure, Writer?s Forum, and in The Ohio River Review. She currently lives in Lexington, Kentucky.
Moran, Ronald
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Morey-Collins, Jessica
Jessica Morey-Collins is a California expat currently living in Taipei, Taiwan. Her poems can be found in ILK, Metazen, Vinyl Poetry, The North American Review and elsewhere.
Morey-Collins, Jessica
Jessica Morey-Collins was born in Redlands, California. She currently lives in Taipei, Taiwan. Recent works have been published or are forthcoming in The Smoking Poet, The Literary Bohemian, Tin Canon, Subtopian Magazine and elsewhere. Jessica will begin work on her MFA at the University of New Orleans in the fall of 2014.
Morris, Aaron
Aaron Morris is an MFA Fiction candidate at Old Dominion University and works full time as an aerospace engineer at the NASA Langley Research Center. He writes poems and fiction set in harsh landscapes with damaged characters. He is currently working on a satirical novel as well as a hybrid genre memoir.
Morris, Janet
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Morris, Jimmy
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Morrison, Wynne
This is a submission in response to your call for 5-line "sexually charged" poems. Thank you very much for considering it, Wynne
Moser, Dalenna
Dalenna Moser is an MFA candidate at Chatham University. Her poetry has been published or is forthcoming in Grey Sparrow Journal, Coal Hill Review, Weave, Poetry Quarterly, Schuylkill Valley Journal and Blast Furnace.
Moss, Glenn
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Moss, Richard
Richard Wilson Moss is a prolific writer of poetry from Virginia's Chesapeake Bay, grandfather, father, and husband. Richard has toiled many years in a blue collar world, ready to enjoy retirement in 2014. Retirement just means more time for poetry and family.
Mottla, Kristina
Kristina Mottla's poems have appeared in Barnstorm, Hartskill Review, San Diego Poetry Annual, Potomac Review, and elsewhere. She has a BA and an MFA. Her poetry chapbook On Either Side of Rain is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press. Find her on Twitter: @KristinaMottla.
Moul, Keith
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Mounsef, Donia
Short Bio: Donia Mounsef grew up in Lebanon, lived in Connecticut and in every major city in Canada. She is a bilingual poet (French, English), dramaturge and performance theorist. Her work has been published in The Toronto Quarterly, The Labor of Love, Yes Poetry, Gutter Eloquence, Poetry Quarterly; her poetry has been performed on stages in Toronto, Vancouver, and Edmonton where she lives and teaches poetry, drama and performance studies at the University of Alberta.
Muholland, Joseph
Bio: Joseph Mulholland was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He dropped out of the California College of the Arts and moved to San Juan, Puerto Rico in 2006. In 2010 he obtained a B.A. in Latin American Literature from the Universidad de Puerto Rico. His poetry has been accepted for publication in Burning Word, the next issue of Anomalous Press (under the pseudonym Oswald del Noce) and Subliminal Interiors.
Mukhedkar, Aparna
I am a freelance writer who enjoys writing and reading poetry, fiction, travelogues and non-fiction. My work has been published in the following: -Poetry Quarterly -The Criterion -Foliate oak literary magazine -trifter travel -authspot.com I enjoy painting, travelling all over the world, yoga and reiki.
Mukherjee, Dipika
Dipika Mukherjee's poetry collection, The Palimpsest of Exile, was published by Rubicon Press (Canada). Her poem Shanghai Shorts was a Fish Poetry Prize finalist (2010) and she has performed at Poetry Out Loud! at the Shanghai Literary Festival, China; Huis van de Po?zie in Utrecht, Netherlands; The Seksan Reading Series in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Hideout in Austin, Texas; The Sugar Factory, in Amsterdam, Netherlands; and the Iowa Summer Writing Festival. More at dipikamukherjee.com
Mullen, Erin
Erin Mullen is currently a student at Queen?s University in Kingston, Ontario. She has always had a passion for writing in all forms, and draws inspiration from personal, often familial, relationships. Erin has recently been published by the League of Canadian Poets, CommuterLit, the Poetry Institute of Canada, and other sources.
Mullen, Rene
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Muniz, Louisa
Louisa Muniz is a freelance writer and a reading/writing tutor. She lives in Sayreville, NJ. She is a recent retired reading specialist and takes pride in having been a National Board Certified teacher who traveled to China to learn about their educational system. She has a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Kean University. Her work has been published in Rose Red Review, Tinderbox Journal, Words Dance, The Snapdragon Journal & Menacing Hedge.
Murphy, Christina
Christina Murphy lives and writes in a 100 year-old house along the Ohio River. Her poetry is an exploration of consciousness as subjective experience, and her most recent work appears in the anthologies Let The Sea Find Its Edges, edited by the distinguished Australian poet, Michael Fitzgerald-Clarke, and Remaking Moby-Dick edited by Trish Harris.
Murphy, Joseph
Dear Editors, Please consider this poem for Poetry Quarterly. I am a professional editor and writer who lives in Michigan. I have had poetry published in a number of journals, including The Tower Journal, Waterways and The Broad River Review. I am also a poetry editor for a online publication, Halfway Down the Stairs. Thanks for considering my poetry! Joseph Murphy 7267 Lochmoor Dr Ypsilanti, MI 48197 penacookave@gmail.com




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