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Ott, Martin
My poetry and fiction have appeared in more than 100 publications, including Harvard Review, New Letters, Prairie Schooner and Zyzzyva. My book of poetry ?Captive? won the 2011 De Novo Prize and will be published on C&R Press in 2012. ?Poets? Guide to America? ? a collaboration with John F.
Otten, Anthony
My fiction and poetry have appeared in Short Story America and PQ, among others. I'm working on a literary novel set in the Kentucky coal country in 1933. "The Arsenic Sunset" was written after the Gulf oil spill last year. The images of ocean scarred with oil filled me with a "ruined Eden" mindset that I could only chase away once I'd written the poem. Poetry is one of the few ways to set life into stone.
Outcalt, Todd
Todd Outcalt is the author of thirty books is six languages, including The Best Things in Life Are Free, Candles in the Dark, and the upcoming Common Ground. His first poetry collection, Where in the World We Meet, was published by Chatter House Press in March, 2014. He lives in Brownsburg, Indiana with his wife and children.
Outlar, Scott
Scott Thomas Outlar hosts the site 17Numa.com where links to his published poetry, fiction, essays, interviews, reviews, live events, and books can be found. His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. Scott was a recipient of the 2017 Setu Magazine Award for Excellence in the field of literature. His words have been translated into French, Italian, Dutch, Persian, Serbian, Albanian, and Afrikaans.
Owens, Bryan
Bryan Owens has been a teacher of English for seven years at a public charter school. He is in his second year earning an M.F.A. in poetry at the University of Houston. His work has appeared in San Pedro River Review, NANO Fiction, amphibi.us, and The Centrifugal Eye.
Oxner, Alex
Page, Ivy
Ivy's work has appeared in journals and anthologized nationally. Her first book, Any Other Branch, will be available through Salmon Poetry of Ireland in March 2012. Her second book, Elemental, will be out with Salmon Poetry in 2014. She is the editor and founder of Organs of Vision and Speech Magazine. Ivy believes that poetry needs to be heard, so she runs two open mics for poets in New Hampshire. Learn more about her at www.poeticentanglement.com
Palmer, Carl
Carl "Papa" Palmer of Old Mill Road in Ridgeway VA now lives in University Place WA. He has a 2015 contest winning poem riding buses somewhere in Seattle. Carl is a Pushcart Prize and Micro Award nominee. MOTTO: Long Weekends Forever www.authorsden.com/carlpalmer
Palmer, Michael
M. S. Palmer lives and works in Portland, Oregon.
Paoli, Allison
Allison Paoli is a published poet and visual artist who resides in Nashville, Tennessee. Information regarding her work, including commission requests, can be found at https://www.instagram.com/alifewitart
Parker, Austin
I am a native of North Texas and am currently earning an MA from the University of North Texas. I am working on a collection of short stories and poems. Poetry Quarterly is my first publication.
Parker, Ben
Parker Matejowsky, Lorena
Lorena Parker Matejowsky was born and raised in Galveston County, Texas. Her work also appears in Poydras Review, and she was a winner of the 2012 Museum of Fine Arts Houston/Public Poetry Artlines ekphrastic poetry contest. She lives in Central Florida with her family.
Parsons, Keith
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Parsons, Mark
Mark Parsons' poems have been published or are forthcoming in Indiana Review, CrossConnect, Curbside Splendor, Smalldoggies, Poetry Quarterly, MAYDAY, Spittoon, Literary Juice, Heavy Feather Review, Regarding Arts And Letters, Sierra Nevada Review, and elsewhere.
Pasquini, Winnona
Winnona Elson Pasquini is a poet living in Tampa, Florida, whose recent publications include work in The Chronicle of Higher Education Online, Eighty Percent Magazine, and Divine Dirt Quarterly. She is also the winner of both the 2008 Estelle J. Zbar and the 2008 Bettye Newman Poetry Awards. She is a devoted Italophile and when not writing poetry, spends her time planning her next trip to her favorite city, Venice, Italy.
Passafiume, Michael
I hold a BA in English and an MA in Theater from Binghamton University. I?ve attended the Tin House Summer Writers Workshop, studying creative nonfiction with David Shields and poetry with Nick Flynn and D.A. Powell. I?m currently a Creative Writing MFA student at Antioch University Los Angeles. My work has appeared in The Alembic, Eclipse, KNOCK Magazine, Lullwater Review, Minetta Review, Paterson Literary Review, Poetry Quarterly, Soundings East, and Willow Review.
Pasvinter, Irena
Irena divides her time between a full time job, endless family duties and writing poetry and fiction. Her stories and poems have appeared in several online magazines and in "Poetry Quarterly".
Patil, Vai
Vai is a graphic designer who writes.
Patterson, Melissa
I have been writing for eight years. I love to write short stories and poetry. My favorite form is the haiku. I have been recently published in The Haiku Journal. The short stories I write range from horror to children's stories.
Patton, Lee
Short Bio and Credits ?Lee Patton A native of California?s Mendocino Coast, Lee Patton has enjoyed life in Colorado since college, including teaching writing and literature and volunteering for environmental restoration. His fiction and poetry have been widely published and his plays produced nationwide. Recent credits include ?The Last Orphan in Cincinnati? in Best New Writing 2012 (Hopewell Publishers, 2012) and Au Bon Pain: Six Stories, One Life, (JMS Books LLC, forthcoming Spring, 2012)
Pavlinova Olenich, Olga
Olga Pavlinova Olenich is a widely-published Australian writer whose work has appeared in various publications in both Australia and internationally.
Paxton-Turner, Ashlee
Ashlee is a native Virginian and a student at the University of Pennsylvania.
Pearce, Jared
Some of Jared Pearce's poems have recently been or will soon be shared in Marathon, Peacock, Quail Bell, DIAGRAM, and The Lampeter Review. His debut collection is forthcoming from Aubade Press next year. He lives in Iowa.
Pearson, Tom
Tom Pearson, recently named among the 100 most influential people in Brooklyn culture by Brooklyn Magazine, is an artist working in written media and performance, best known for his theater works, including the long-running immersive theater hits Then She Fell and The Grand Paradise.
Peck, Fairness
Pelletier, Danielle
Danielle was born in Canada and raised there for a time until she moved to Maine. The language and cultural shift have helped shaped her writing throughout the years, fueling a special interest in words: their connotations and their denotations. She is currently completing her English degree at the University of Southern Maine and plans to apply to graduate school for a Master's of Fine Arts in Creative Writing immediately following. She has one dog and two cats.
Peoples, Alison
Alison L. Peoples is a life-long resident of Northern California.
Perchik, Simon
Glenn, i send on 5 poems for your consideration. My poetry has appeared in Partisan Review, The Nation, The New Yorker and elsewhere. Thanks, Si.
Pereyra, Daniel
Daniel Pereyra is a Phoenix, AZ based writer of fiction and poetry. He has had fiction featured in the online magazine The Artist Catalogue and on 50wordstories.com. His poetry has been published in the journals Westward Quarterly, Poetry Quarterly and Haiku Journal. He is the author of the poetry chapbook, Sunday Morning Ponderings, published by Flutter Press in August 2015 and the forthcoming poetry chapbook, Yes I Know You Can?t Drive Across The World (and other lessons), to be published by R
Perez, Emily
Emily P?rez is the author of the chapbook Backyard Migration Route. She holds degrees from Stanford and the University of Houston, where she was poetry editor for Gulf Coast and taught with Writers in the Schools. Her poems have appeared in journals including Crab Orchard Review, Calyx, Borderlands, and DIAGRAM, and her full length manuscript House of Sugar, House of Stone is forthcoming from the Center for Literary Publishing. She lives in Denver with her husband and sons.
Perkins, Mike
Mike Perkins lives and works in Columbia, Missouri. He has published approximately six dozen poems, one play, and several short stories. He also has an interest in photography and the Beats.
Perkins II, Richard King
Richard King Perkins II 734 Blackthorn Dr. Crystal Lake IL 60014 224-383-4198 roguesatellite@yahoo.com Richard King Perkins II is a state-sponsored advocate for residents in long-term care facilities. He lives in Crystal Lake, IL with his wife, Vickie and daughter, Sage. He is a three-time Pushcart nominee and a Best of the Net nominee. Writing for six years, his work has appeared in more than a thousand publications including The Louisiana Review, Bluestem, Emrys Journal, Sierra Nevad
Perrow, Mosby
I grew up in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia. I now live in Texas with my wife, three kids, and our dog. I have been published by Poetry Quarterly.
Perry, Chauncy
Chauncy Perry is a small business owner and consultant living in a small town outside of Toronto, Ontario. He attended University of Alberta and is involved in various community- and web-based initiatives for literature, visual arts and music.
Perry, Katherine D.
Katherine D. Perry's poetry has been published in Southern Women's Review, Bloodroot Literary Magazine, Sleet Magazine, Borderlands, Women's Studies, 13th Moon, RiverSedge, Rio Grande Review, and Sojourn. She is an assistant professor of English at Georgia Perimeter College.
Peters, Barry
Barry Peters is a writer and teacher in Durham, NC. Recent/forthcoming: The American Poetry Journal, Best New Poets 2018, Baltimore Review, Broad River Review, Connecticut River Review, The Flexible Persona, The Healing Muse, Jelly Bucket, Kakalak, KYSO Flash, Miramar, Plainsongs, Rattle, The Southampton Review, Sport Literate.
Peterson, Alayne
Alayne M. Peterson lives ?in the chinks of [the] world machine? and spends too much time thinking about technology, media, and society. She holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and teaches composition, literature, and creative writing at The University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac. Her poems have appeared in The Front Range Review and Verse Wisconsin.
Peterson, Helen R.
Helen R. Peterson has been published in over 100 online and print journals, both nationally and internationally. Most recently she?s had work accepted at Word Riot, Juked, Existere, and Strong Verse. She was also featured in The Lunch Break Book published by Poet Plant Press, was the editor of the small print journal Chopper, and read at the Bowery Poetry Club in November. A mother of three living in Connecticut, you can find her blog at http://mspetersonexplains.wordpress.com/
Peterson-Hilleque, Victoria
Victoria Peterson-Hilleque?s poems appeared or are forthcoming in Paper Nautilus, The Montucky Review, Poppy Road Review, and other journals. She?s the Poet-In-Residence at Solomon?s Porch Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota where she also teaches a poetry workshop.
Pfefferle, W.T.
W.T. Pfefferle is the author of My Coolest Shirt (Word Works 2015), The Meager Life and Modest Times of Pop Thorndale (NFSPS Press 2007), and Poets on Place (Utah State University Press 2005). His poems have appeared widely, in Antioch Review, Confrontation, Connecticut Review, Cortland Review, Cottonwood Magazine, Gargoyle, Georgetown Review, Greensboro Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Indiana Review, Kentucky Monthly, Mississippi Review, New Orleans Review, Nimrod, North American Review, Ohio Review, South Carolina Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and elsewhere.
Phelps, Judy
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Phillips, Adam
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Phillips, Brad
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Phillips, Dale
I took writing seminars from Stephen King, finished three novels (first out soon), and published poetry in Ghostlight, Poetry Quarterly, Haiku Journal, and Every Day Poets. With 20 short story publications, including the current The Funny Times, and the anthology Fungi, I'll have a collection out soon. www.daletphillips.com
Phillips, Jim
Phoenix, Kevin
Kevin Phoenix appeared on the earth one day in 1992. He digs poetry as the true window, and is pleased to contribute to the cooperative experience between himself and the inanimate creation-entity that is poetry. Phoenix lives somewhere out in the wild, in a red 1957 T1 Volkswagen Van with a blonde, four Adirondack black bears, and Tim Buckley. There, he drinks distilled Mountain Danny?s, and takes council among the unnamed forces that be. He is fragmented and incomplete.
Piatkowski, Paul
Paul Piatkowski lives in Winston Salem, North Carolina. He currently teaches at Forsyth Technical Community College. His poetry has appeared in journals like Florida English, Naugatuck River Review, 2River View, River Poets Journal, Tonopah Review, U.S.1 Worksheets, Lines + Stars, and A Hudson View.
Piazza, Christopher
Christopher Piazza is a Sophomore at Brown University studying Biology and Comparative Literature.
Piazza, Robert
Robert Piazza teaches literature and writing at private schools in New England. During the past year, his poetry has been published in print and online by Lyric magazine, Haiku Journal, and The Society of Classical Poets (forthcoming in April). In addition, two of his poems have been accepted for preliminary consideration by Time of Singing: A Journal of Christian Poetry. Most recently, he has been accepted for Poetry Seminar 2018 at Frost Place in New Hampshire. A classical guitarist, he lives in rural Northwest Connecticut with his wife and two teenaged children.
Piekarski, Thomas
Thomas Piekarski is a freelance writer and former editor of the California State Poetry Quarterly. His theater and restaurant reviews have been published in various newspapers, with poetry and interviews appearing in numerous national journals. He has published a travel guide, Best Choices In Northern California, and Time Lines, a book of poems.
Piekarski, Thomas
Thomas Piekarski is a former editor of the California State Poetry Quarterly. His poetry and interviews have appeared in publications internationally, including Florida English Journal, Poetry Salzburg, Mandala Journal, Poetry Quarterly, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, and Boston Poetry Magazine. He has published a travel guide, Best Choices In Northern California. His most recent poetry books are Ballad of Billy the Kid and Monterey Bay Adventures.
Pignoli, Tara
Tara Pignoli has been a public high school teacher for 24 years. She currently teaches Humanities at Telluride High School in Telluride, Colorado. She is raising her two boys with her husband in a beautiful box canyon community surrounded by stunning mountain peaks. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Princeton University and her Master's Degree in Curriculum Studies from the University of Northern Colorado. Tara has been published in Poetry Quarterly.
Pilgrim, Timothy
Timothy Pilgrim is a Pacific Northwest poet with over 170 published poems. He lives in Bellingham, Washington, where he also is a journalism professor at Western Washington University.
Pilgrim, Timothy
Timothy Pilgrim, with over 390 published poems by print and online literary journals, including Cirque, Third Wednesday, Windfall, Seattle Review, Windsor Review and Poetry Quarterly, is a Pacific Northwest poet and emeritus journalism professor at Western Washington University in Bellingham. Pilgrim is author of "Mapping Water" (Flying Trout Press, 2016).
Pitt-kethley, Fiona
I was published by Poetry Quarterly.
Planko, Christa
Christa is a professional writer with a passion for creative expression. She has had her poetry and short stories featured in several publications, including River Poets Journal, Tanka and Haiku Journal, Rune Bear, Jitter Press, and Every Day Fiction. Currently, she resides in South Jersey with her 5 feline muses.
Pletcher, Thomas
Thomas Pletcher lives in New York State and has written extensively on politics and technology. He continues to write essays for the Indivisible Movement on Medium, part of the anti-Trump resistance coalition, but his primary focus is now on fiction and poetry. He has recently pubished poems in Antiphon (UK) and Poetry Quarterly. More of his work is available online at writeside.com.
Poitevin, Kimberly
Kimberly Poitevin is a professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Salem State University in Massachusetts. She has previously been published in Poetry Quarterly, the Midwest Literary Magazine, Four by Twenty, and elimae.
Poleto, Rebecca
Rebecca spends most of her days looking for inspiration and most of her nights trying to add a bit more creativity and magic to the world.




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