Poetry Porch: Poets


All Contributors

Nadya Aisenberg. Poetry Porch featured poet.
William L. Alton
Author of Heroes of Silence. Work has appeared in Main Channel Voices, World Audience, and Breadcrum Scabs , among others. In 2010, he was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Earned his BA and MFA in Creative Writing from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, where he continues to live. See his Web site at williamlalton.com
C. B. Anderson
Longtime gardener for the PBS television series, The Victory Garden. His sonnets have appeared in 14 by 14, Contemporary Sonnet, Sonnetto Poesia, and many other print and electronic journals.
Peter Anderson
Born in Johannesburg in 1949 and educated at the University of the Witwatersrand and Boston University. Has worked as a teacher, in bridge construction and in a puppet theatre. His book of poems, Vanishing Ground, was published by Quartz Press, Republic of South Africa. He teaches at Austin College in Sherman, Texas.
Ruth Arnison
Administrative assistant for a research team at the Dunedin School of Medicine in New Zealand. Her poems and short stories have been published in literary journals, anthologies, and ezines in NZ, Australia, the UK and US. She is the editor of Poems in the Waiting Room (NZ), an arts in health charity. The A4 sized three-fold poetry cards are delivered each quarter to medical waiting rooms, rest homes, prisons, and hospices throughout New Zealand’s South Island. The last three editions have also been transcribed and bound into Braille booklets. When funding permits, she hopes to provide this free service throughout NZ. For further information see waitingroompoems.wordpress.com.
Richard Aston
Member of the Mulberry Poets and Writers Association (MPWA) in Scranton, Pennsylvania, where he has contributed to the publications of this group for over 20 years. He has been reciting "The Railroader" at the Art Festival on Public Square and other venues. His poems have appeared in Get Verse: Valley Poetry Anthology. His poetry and essays have appeared in several literary magazines, such as Pivot, Digges’ Choice, The Endless Mountain Review, and also in The Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society.
Elizabeth Bailey
Graduate of Radcliffe College with an MSW from NYU, she a long-time journalist who has studied with Rachel Hadas, Sharon Dolan, and Jeanne Marie Beaumont in New York.
Michael Blumenthal.
Poetry Porch featured poet.
Minnie C. Bindas.
Retired English teacher who teaches poetry in Maine.
Harriet Malnate Bonish. Studied writing poetry with Ottione Riccio at the Boston Center for Adult Education, Harold Bond at Cambridge Adult Education Center, and at Quincy College. Her poem, "A Visit with My Muse" was first runner-up in the Emily Dickinson Contest through Soundings East at Salem State College in 1990.
Shaune Bornholdt. Grew up in rural Pennsylvania and now lives in Manhattan, where she is a psychologist who works with children. Her poems have appeared in American Arts Quarterly, Hanging Loose, The Schuylkill Valley Journal, and the online journals Podium and Umbrella.
Paul Breslin. Retired principal of Sterling Junior High School, Quincy, Mass. His sonnet, "When Last I Saw You," won third prize in the Langston Hughes Poetry Awards of Georgia State Poetry Society.
Kim Bridgford. Directs the Poetry Conference at West Chester University, Pennsylvania, and the online magazine for women, Mezzo Cammin. Her book In the Extreme: Sonnets about World Records, published by Aralia Press, received the Donald Justice Award at West Chester University of Pennsylvania in 2007.
Bob Brooks. Poems have appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Prairie Schooner. His chapbook was published by Pudding House. He lives with his wife in Concord, Mass.
Julia Budenz. Poetry Porch featured poet.
Jennifer Burch. Holds a B.A. in Fine Art from Amherst College and an M.A. in Literature from the University of Kent in Canterbury, England. Her first book, No Matter, was released by The Winged Way (September 2008). Jennifer has published work in Article, Free Verse, Guernica, Left Facing Bird, Sal Mimeo, and Verse, and was a Winner of the PIP Gertrude Stein Awards for Innovative Poetry in English from Green Integer in 2005-2006. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Michael R. Burch. Editor of The Hypertexts.
Pat Callan. Playwright and poet. In collaboration with composer Yoko Nakatani, she wrote the narration for "The Adventures of John Manjiro," a suite of piano pieces performed frequently throughout the United States. Her poems have been published in The Lyric, So to Speak, Rattle, The Poets' Touchstone, and other journals. She was a finalist in the 2011 Rita Dove Poetry Award Competition. Pat is a member of the Powow River Poets and the Pinawor Writers of Largo, Florida.
Esther Cameron
Poet and essayist whose work has appeared in Poetry, Blue Collar Review, Midwest Poetry Review, American Poets and Poetry, and Bibliophilos. Currently her sonnet sequence "The World’s Last Rose: Sonnets for the Prince of Twilight" is featured on The Hypertexts.   She edits a poetry magazine, The Neovictorian/ Cochlea.
Rafael Campo. Practicing physician and lecturer at Harvard Medical School. His most recent volume of poetry is The Enemy, Duke University Press 2007. He has published two volumes of poetry, The Other Man Was Me, Arte Publico Press, 1994, and What the Body Told, Duke University Press, 1996, and a book of essays, The Poetry of Healing, W. W. Norton, 1997. Visit his Web site at www.rafaelcampo.com.
Barbara Siegel Carlson. Poetry collection Fire Road is forthcoming with Dream Horse Press in 2013. She is a co-translator with Ana Jelnikar of Look Back, Look Ahead, Selected Poems of Srecko Kosovel (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010). Recent work appears in The Carolina Quarterly, Café Review and Artful Dodge.
David Castleman. Poems, tales, imaginative essays have appeared in hundreds of small magazines on both sides of the Atlantic.
Llyn Clague. Poems have been published widely, including in Atlanta Review, Wisconsin Review, California Quarterly, Main Street Rag, New York Quarterly, Ibbetson Street, and other magazines. His sixth book, The I in India and US, was published by Main Street Rag in 2012. Visit www.llynclague.com.
Terese Coe. Poems and translations have recently appeared in The Threepenny Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, New American Writing, The Cincinnati Review, 32 Poems, and Smartish Pace in the US, and Agenda, Orbis, and Poetry Nottingham, among others, in the UK. Her book, The Everyday Uncommon, won a Word Press publication prize in 2005.
Helen Degen Cohen. Awards include NEA in poetry, first prize in Stand Magazine (fiction), Illinois Arts Council Award and Fellowship, Indiana Writers Conference Award. Co-founder and editor of Rhino: The Poetry Forum.
Martha Collins. Directs creative writing at Oberlin College. She is author of What Words Can Do (Sheep Meadow Press) and has translated the poetry of Nguyen Quang Thieu in the collection titled The Women Carry River Water. Her most recent book of poems is Blue Front (Gray Wolf Press).
William Conelly. Currently resides in England as a tutor in the Open Studies Program at Warwick University.
Miles Coon. Has taken workshops run by Susan Mitchell, Thomas Lux, and more.
Maryann Corbett. Author of two books of poems and two chapbooks. Newest book is Credo for the Checkout Line in Winter, which was a finalist for the Able Muse Book Prize. Her poems, essays, and translations have appeared or are forthcoming in many journals in print and online, including Southwest Review, Barrow Street, 32 Poems, Measure, PN Review, Modern Poetry in Translation, Verse Daily, and American Life in Poetry. Past winner of the Lyric Memorial Award and the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize, she lives in Saint Paul and works for the Minnesota Legislature.
Eleanor Cory. A composer of concert music, she has set many contemporary poets to music. Her poems have appeared in Iambs and Trochees. She teaches at Mannes College of Music and the City University of New York. See her Web site at www.eleanorcory.com.
Wesli Court. "Wesli Court" is the anagram pen-name for Lewis Turco. Wesli has published four books of poetry and a children’s picture story book, MURGATROYD AND MABEL, over the last three decades, the most recent of which is THE COLLECTED LYRICS OF LEWIS TURCO / WESLI COURT 1953-2004, published by Star Cloud Press in 2004. His work appears on-line in Trellis , in Per Contra Light Verse Supplement, and in the current print issue of MEASURE.
Barbara Lydecker Crane. Published poems in Light Quarterly, Measure, Christian Science Monitor, America, Raintown Review, Mezzo Cammin, Blue Unicorn, The Flea, Think Journal, 14 by 14, among other journals, and in four anthologies. In 2011, she won First Prize in the Helen Schaible International Sonnet Contest. Her chapbook Zero Gravitas was published by White Violet Press in 2012.
Ruth Daigon
Most recent poetry collection The Moon Inside was published in December 1999 (Gravity/Newton’s Baby). Her awards include the Ann Stanford Poetry Prize 1997 and the Greensboro Poetry Award 2000.  Founder and editor of Poets On: for twenty years, until it ceased publication. Her chapbook can be read at Web Del Sol.
Ellen Davis. Teaches English at Boston University. Her poems have appeared in Agni, Emily Dickinson Journal, Harvard Review, Harvard Review and others. Her first manuscript of poems is circulating.
Chard deNiord. Author of three books of poetry, Night Mowing (The University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005), Sharp Golden Thorn (Marsh Hawk Press, 2003), and Asleep in the Fire (University of Alabama Press, 1990). His poems have appeared recently in American Religious Poems edited by Harold Bloom, and in The Pushcart Book of Poetry. His poems have also appeared in Ploughshares, The New Republic, and TriQuarterly. He is an associate professor of English at Providence College and co-founder of the New England College MFA program in poetry.
Diana Der Hovanessian. Poetry Porch featured poet.
Peter H. Desmond
Published in Compost, 96 Inc., Boston Poet, and American Writer. Prepares tax returns for a living.
Richard Dey. New collection, The Loss of the Schooner Kestrel and Other Poems, based on his experience as a yachtsman and commercial fisherman, was published in 2012 by Offshore Press and is available through Amazon.
Susan Donnelly. Founder of Every Other Thursday Poets. Her first poetry collection, Eve Names the Animals, won the Samuel French Morse Prize of Northeastern University. A poem from her second book Transit (Iris Press 2001) was featured on Garrison Keillor’s Writers Almanac in April 2006.
William Doreski
Teaches creative writing and literature at Keene State College in New Hampshire. He has published several collections of poetry, most recently Another Ice Age (Cedar Hill, 2006), and Waiting for the Angel (Pygmy Forest Press, 2009), and three critical studies: The Years of Our Friendship: Robert Lowell and Allen Tate (University Press of Mississippi, 1990), The Modern Voice in American Poetry (University Press of Florida, 1995), Robert Lowell Shifting Colors (Ohio University Press, 1999), and a textbook entitled How to Read and Interpret Poetry (Prentice-Hall).
Tanya Ubiles Duarte. Native of Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, and student of creative writing at Pine Manor College. These sonnets are her first published poems.
Susanne Dubroff. A full manuscript of her translations titled This Smoke That Carried Us, Selected Poems by René Char was published by White Pine Press, Spring 2004. In 1999 The Mid-American Review (Bowling Green State University in Ohio) published a twenty-eight-page bilingual chapbook of her translations of the poems of René Char entitled Nothing Shipwrecks Itself (Spring 1999, Volume XIX, Number 2). 
Heather Dubrow. Author of Forms and Hollows (Word Press/Cherry Grove Collections) and two chapbooks. Poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Prairie Schooner, Southern Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and Yale Review. Her other publications include six scholarly books, most recently The Challenges of Orpheus: Lyric Poetry and Early Modern England (Johns Hopkins). She holds the John D. Boyd, SJ, Chair in the Poetic Imagination at Fordham University, where she is director of the Poets Out Loud reading series.
K. E. Duffin. Poetry Porch featured poet. 
Gavan Duffy
Has been writing poetry since 2001 when he returned to Ireland after spending most of the ‘Nineties living in Boston. Poems have appeared in Crannog, Boyne Berries, The Stony Thursday Book, The South Bank Poetry Journal, and St. Kerrill’s Journal.
Ann Egan
Multi-award winning poet, she has held many residencies in counties, hospitals, schools, secure residences and prisons. Her books include Landing the Sea (Bradshaw Books), The Wren Women (The Black Mountain Press), Brigit of Kildare (Kildare Library and Arts Services), and Telling Time (Bradshaw Books 2012). Widely published in Ireland and abroad, editor of twenty-one books, guest editor of The Midlands Arts and Culture Review (2010).
Moira Egan
A resident of Rome, Italy, she recently co-edited Hot Sonnets (2011) for Entasis Press. Her Bar Napkin Sonnets (2009) won the 2008 Ledge Poetry Chapbook Competition. She is the author of the collections Cleave (WWPH 2004); La Seta della Cravatta / The Silk of the Tie (Edizioni l’Obliquo 2009), a bilingual collection with Italian translations by her husband, Damiano Abeni; and Spin (Entasis Press 2010). Recent translations into Italian include Ferlinghetti’s A Coney Island of the Mind and Aimee Bender’s The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake.
Rhina P. Espaillat
A native of the Dominican Republic, she has lived in the U.S. since the age of seven. She publishes in English and Spanish and has four poetry collections in print: Lapsing to Grace; Where Horizons Go, which won the T. S. Eliot Prize; Rehearsing Absence, which won the Richard Wilbur Award; and Mundo y Palabra/The World and the Word, a bilingual chapbook. She has won the Howard Nemerov Award, the Sparrow Sonnet Prize and prizes from the Poetry Society of America. Retired from teaching school in New York City, Espaillat lives in Newburyport, Mass.
Anna Evans. Her poems have appeared in the Harvard Review, Atlanta Review, Rattle, and 32 Poems. She was a finalist for the Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award in both 2005 and 2007. She gained her MFA from Bennington College, and is the Editor of the Raintown Review and of The Barefoot Muse. Her chapbooks Swimming and Selected Sonnets are available from Maverick Duck Press.
Lee Evans. Has published poetry in such venues as Contemporary Rhyme, The Poetry Porch, The Deronda Review, and Neil McAlister’s Science Poetry anthology. He lives in Bath, Maine with his wife, and works for the local YMCA.
Michael Fantina. First book of poems Arcade of Dreams will be published in UK in 2007.
Richard Fein. Lives in Cambridge, Mass. His publications include a book of his translations of Yiddish poetry, With Everything We've Got: A Personal Anthology of Yiddish Poetry (Host Publications 2009); a book of poems, B'KLYN (BrickHouse Books 2011); and a book of personal essays, Yiddish Genesis (BrickHouse Books 2012). Brick House Books also published Reversion in 2006 and Mother Tongue in 2004. His selected poems I Think of Our Lives appeared with Creative Arts in California in 2002.
Annie Finch. Author of Calendars (poetry), Among the Goddesses (a "narrative libretto"), The Ghost of Meter (criticism), and A Formal Feeling Comes (an anthology of poetry by women). She is known for developing an aesthetic of women’s poetic traditions, publishing articles on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century "poetesses" starting with a 1987 article on Lydia Sigourney for Legacy; editing with Laura Mandell the texts for the original online Poetess Archive at Miami University; and founding and moderating for its first decade the international listserv for discussion of women’s poetry, WOM-PO. In 2009 she received the Robert Fitzgerald Award for Prosody from West Chester University. She teaches at University of Southern Maine.
Caroline Finkelstein. Third book, Justice, has recently been published by Carnegie-Mellon University Press. For the year 1998, she lived in Florence, Italy, on an Amy Lowell Travelling Fellowship.
Charles Fishman
Poetry Porch featured poet.
John Foy
First book is Techne's Clearinghouse (Zoo Press). His poetry is featured in the Swallow Anthology of New American Poets (Swallow Press/Ohio University Press) and has appeared widely in magazines, including The New Yorker, Poetry, The New Criterion, Parnassus, The Raintown Review, American Arts Quarterly, and Barrow Street. His work has also been selected for the Poetry Daily Website, Kin, linebreak, The Nervous Breakdown, YARN, and others. He has an MFA from Columbia University and has taught writing at Harvard Business School, Columbia, and Barnard. His essay-reviews have appeared in Parnassus, Contemporary Poetry Review, and other publications, both print and on line, and he has been a guest blogger for Best American Poetry. See his Website at johnffoy.net
Paul Fraleigh. Lives in Montreal, Quebec. His poems have appeared in The Barefoot Muse, Candelabrum Poetry Magazine, The Lyric, The Raintown Review, and Umbrella, as well as other print and online journals.
Mary Freeman. Retired textbook language specialist and literacy specialist for the State of Maine. Since retirement in 2005, she has devoted herself to private scholarship and poetry-writing. She has been published in A Sense of Place, an Anthology of Maine Poets, in 2001, and was a Liberty Fund Scholar, attending "Freedom and the Epic" in 2002, and "Freedom and the Individual in Robert Frost’s poetry" in 2003. A former member of the Orbis Pictus Committee, and member of the International Reading Association’s Board of Manuscript Reviewers, she is currently working on a book about Julia Budenz’s epic poem The Gardens of Flora Baum. She has nine children.
Kevin Gallagher. Editor of compost magazine, now defunct. His poems and prose have appeared in canwehaveourballback?, Harvard Review, Partisan Review, and Jacket. He works as an international environmental economist at Tufts University.
Michael Gallagher. Born on Achill Island, County Mayo, but now lives in Renagown, County Kerry. He worked as a builder in London for 40 years. His poetry and short stories have been published in The Doghouse Book of Ballad Poems, The Shamrock Haiku Journal, and Revival. He is a founding member of the Seanachaí Writers Group, Listowel.
Margaret Galvin. Irish poet working on her fourth collection. In 2003, she won both The Brendan Kennelly and The Snowfit Poetry Awards. Her work has appeared in a number of Irish and United Kingdom outlets, and in Mobius (New York).
Claudia Gary
Writes, edits, sings, and composes tonal chamber music and art songs near Washington, D.C. A 2014 finalist for the Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award and 2013 semifinalist for the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize (Waywiser), she is the author of Humor Me (David Robert Books 2006) and several chapbooks. Besides many journals, her poems appear in anthologies such as Forgetting Home (Barefoot Muse Press 2013) and Villanelles (Everyman Press 2012). She also writes articles on health for The VVA Veteran, VFW, and other magazines.
Celia Gilbert. Has won a Discovery Award from the 92nd Street YM-YWHA, the Consuelo Ford Award and Emily Dickinson Prize (both from the Poetry Society of America), and the Pushcart Prize IX. Her work has appeared, among other places, in Poetry, The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Southwest Review, and Ploughshares as well as in online journals. Her work has been frequently anthologized. She has three books of poetry, Queen of Darkness, Viking, Bonfire (Alice James Books), and the most recent Something to Exchange (BlazeVOXbooks, 2009). An Ark of Sorts (Alice James Books) won a Jane Kenyon Chapbook award. In 2009 a collection of her work appeared in a Polish-English edition pubished in Warsaw. In April 2011 she was the featured poet online on the Tower Journal.
Dana Gioia. Former Director of the NEA: National Endowment for the Arts. Author of the long essay Can Poetry Matter?, two volumes of poetry, Daily Horoscope and The Gods of Winter, as well as a libretto of an opera in two acts, Nosferatu (Graywolf). 
John Goldie.
Photojournalist turned technical writer with large stockpile of black and white prints, technical know-how, and HTML experience.
Thomas Gothers. Ceramics Area Studio Manager in the 3-D Department at MassArt, Boston.
Tracey Gratch. Lives in Quincy, Massachusetts, with her husband and their four young children. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in online and print publications including, Soundzine, Snakeskin, The Poetry Porch Sonnet Scroll, Lucid Rhythms, Loch Raven Review, The Flea, Annals of Internal Medicine, Boston Literary Magazine, and The Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine. She also has a poem in an upcoming anthology of Science Poetry.
Eamon Grennan. Taught at Vassar College until 2004. Born in Dublin, he has lived in the United States, except for brief periods, since 1964. His most recent publication Out of Sight: New & Selected Poems is just out from Graywolf. He is author of Matter of Fact and The Quick of It (both also with Graywolf) and a translation of the poetry of Giacomo Leopardi. He has also translated Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus, with his partner the classicist Rachel Kitzinger.
J. M. Hall. Chapbook collection entitled Bachata Adobe forthcoming in RedOchreLiT, and forty-two individual poems in literary journals internationally, recently including Euphony (at the University of Chicago), Shampoo and The Montucky Review. Since earning his Ph.D. in philosophy from Vanderbilt University in 2012, he has also secured a book contract for an anthology of essays (entitled Philosophy Imprisoned) and publication of twelve peer-reviewed journal articles (including in Philosophy and Literature and Southern Literary Journal). He has eighteen years' experience as a dancer and choreographer.
Nels Hanson. Has worked as a farmer, teacher, and contract writer/ editor. He graduated from UC Santa Cruz and the University of Montana and his fiction received the San Francisco Foundation’s James D. Phelan Award. His stories have appeared in Antioch Review, Texas Review, Black Warrior Review, Southeast Review, Long Story, Short Story, Starry Night Review, and other journals. “Now the River’s in You,” a 2010 story which appeared in Ruminate Magazine, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Hanson lives with his wife, Vicki, on the Central Coast of California.
Joyce Heapes. Retired elementary school teacher who studies and writes poetry.
Lois Elaine Heckman. Received a degree in Italian from UCLA. She now lives in Italy, where she was a Red Cross nurse and first aid instructor for many years. Among her writing credits are Boston Literary Magazine, Shot Glass Journal, Tilt-a-Whirl, Lucid Rhythms, Victorian Violet Press, Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine, and Prole. In 2010, she won the New England Shakespeare Festival Rubber Ducky Sonnet Contest.
Celia Hensel. Student at Mass Art.
John Hildebidle.
His poetry collections Signs, Translations (2008) Defining Absence (1999) have been issued by Salmon Books, distributed by Dufour Editions.
Kathleen Hill
Lives in Mississippi where she teaches first grade.
Kristen Hoggatt. Received MFA from Emerson College after working abroad for three years in Egypt and Uzbekistan, where she taught English and ran poetry workshops. Poems have been published by or are forthcoming in The Sow's Ear Poetry Review, Nimrod International Journal, The Ledge Magazine, scissors and spackle, Miller's Pond, Arsenic Lobster, The Healing Muse, and The Smart Set, where she was “Ask a Poet” advice columnist from 2008-2011.
Victor Howes
Former head of the English Department at Northeastern University, he has published poems in The Classical Outlook and LIGHT: The Quarterly of Light Verse, where he was recently Featured Poet.
Teresa Iverson
Poems and other writings have appeared in many publications including The Boston Review, Agni, PN Review (England), Notre Dame Review, The New Criterion, Salamander, also in the anthology World Poetry (Katherine Washburne and John S. Major, Eds.).
Katherine Jackson. Poetry Porch featured poet and artist. 
Marcy Jarvis. Worked in the field of architectural conservation in New York City for several years; currently she lives in southern Germany. Her memoirs about growing up in the Adirondacks were published in Adirondack Life and her poems have appeared in various journals including The New Formalist.
David Johnson. Was born in Boston, MA, and attended Bowdoin College (BA ’94) and the University of Cincinnati (MA ’00), both degrees in Classics. He has been working for the last eight years at Thomas Jefferson School, a small boarding school, grades 7-12 in St. Louis, MO, where he currently resides.
Donna Johnson. Has published poems and reviews in Birmingham Poetry Review, Café Review, Green Mountains Review, Roanoke Review, Tulane Review, Two Rivers Review, and Perihelion magazines. Recently won CutBank Magazine’s online contest. Has poems forthcoming in Merge. She lives and works near Boston, Massachusetts.
Robert K. Johnson. Is currently Consulting Editor for Ibbeston Street Magazine. His poems have appeared in such publications as Main Street Rag, Webster Review, South Carolina Review, The New York Times, and Chiron Review. His latest collections of poetry are From Mist To Shadow and Flowering Weeds.
George Kalogeris. Poetry Porch featured poet.
X. J. Kennedy. Author of, most recently, In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus: New and Selected Poems, 1955-2007 (Johns Hopkins University Press) and Peeping Tom’s Cabin, Comic Verse 1928-2008 (BOA Editions).
Joan A. W. Kimball. A founder of the Concord Poetry Center and a member of the Powow River Poets and of the performance troupe called "X. J. Kennedy and the Light Brigade." She has had poems accepted in journals including Comstock Review, Atlanta Review, Measure, The Lyric, Thema, and Raintown Review. She was named a finalist for Southwest Review’s 2010 Morton Marr Poetry Prize.
Kathleen Kirk. Author of five poetry chapbooks, most recently Interior Sculpture: poems in the voice of Camille Claudel (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). Her work appears in a variety of print and online magazines, including Confrontation, Sweet, Poetry East, and Fifth Wednesday. She is the poetry editor for Escape Into Life.
John Kneisly. His poems have appeared in Pudding, Iconoclast, and elsewhere, and in several anthologies. His chapbook, For the Fallen Things (Pudding House, 2006), was nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He has also edited a volume of poems by John Unland, The Sea Beneath the House (Pudding House, 2004). He lives in Delaware, Ohio, after a varied career in research, teaching, and computer services..
Adrian Gibbons Koesters. Works as an editorial specialist at Creighton University, where she is currently enrolled as a graduate student in the creative writing program. Her poetry has appeared in Shadows and Smackwarm.
Luann Landon. Most recent publications are in Mezzo Cammin and Measure. She has also published poems in Cumberland Poetry Review, The Sewanee Theological Review, Dogwood, The Tennessee Quarterly and The Edge City Review. Her memoir-cookbook, Dinner at Miss Lady’s, published by Algonquin in 1999, is now a Kindle Book..
David Landrum. Teaches Literature at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. His sonnets have appeared in numerous journals, including 14 by 14, Hellas, The Formalist, The New Formalist, Umbrella, and many others. He edits the on-line poetry journal Lucid Rhythms.
Suzanne K. Lang. Received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Emerson College in 2002, where she studied under Gail Mazur and Bill Knott. She received her B.A. in English and Creative Writing from Dartmouth College in 1999 and currently teaches at the College of New Jersey.
Christian Langworthy. Has published poetry in anthologies such as Isn’t It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Young American Poets, From Both Sides Now, Watermark, Premonitions, and Bold Words. He has also published poetry and prose in the Michigan Quarterly Review, Fence Magazine, failbetter.com, The Recorder, PBS American Experience, Mudfish, Salon.com, and Manoa. Several of his poems have been performed in libretti at the National Gallery of Art and at the Glimmerglass Opera Festival.
Kristin LaTour. Has two chapbooks, Blood (Naked Mannequin Press 2009) and Town Limits (Pudding House Press 2007). Her poetry has appeared in Fifth Wednesday, Cider Press, After Hours, Pearl, and is forthcoming in dirtcakes. She teaches at Joliet Jr. College and is a graduate of the Stonecoast MFA program where she studied formal poetry with Reginald Shepherd and Annie Finch.
Adrienne Leavy. Originally from Ireland but now lives in Phoenix, Arizona, where she is working on her first poetry collection. Her poems have appeared in Ireland in numerous journals including Boyne Berries, Crannog, Revival and in the anthology, The Stony Thursday Book. She graduated from Arizona State University in December 2013 with a Ph.D. in English Literature. The subject of her dissertation was the representation of women in the poetry of Thomas Kinsella. She is the founder of Reading Ireland, an Irish literature consulting company, which promotes Irish literature and advises clients on Irish authors and literature specifically tailored to their individual interests.
Kathryn Liebowitz
Award-winning writer of prose (stories, nonfiction, and journalism) appearing in Boston area literary journals, magazines, and newspapers, most recently published in Wild Apples, journal of nature, art, and inquiry.
Judith Liniado. Full time visual artist of oil and watercolor landscapes and collage, specializing in Japanese and Chinese brush calligraphy and painting.
Ernesto Livorni. Teaches in the Italian Language and Literature Department at University of Wisconsin.
Laurence Loeb. Poems appeared recently in Mid-America Poetry Journal and in the Canadian journal FELT. His translation of a Beaudelaire poem was published in American Imago.
Anthony Lombardy. Teaches classics and poetry writing at Belmont University, Tennessee. His book of poems Antique Collecting was pubished by WordTech Editions in 2004.
Sabra Loomis. The author of Rosetree and two chapbooks of poetry, she has received awards from the Artists Foundation, the Yeats Society, and the British Council, as well as fellowships from Yaddo and the MacDowell Colongy. She teaches frequently at the William Joiner Center at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and was on the faculty of the Poets’ House, Donegal, for many years. Her most recent collection House Held Together by Winds is a National Poetry Series Winner selected by James Tate.
Emily Lyle. Director of Center for Scottish Studies in Edinburgh.
Susan Mahan. Writing poetry since her husband died in 1997, she is a frequent reader at the Boston Public Library and the Catbird Café in Weymouth. She has published four chap books, most recently World View in 2009. Her poems have appeared in the online journals Hospital Drive Journal, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, and Quill & Parchment. She joined the editorial staff of The South Boston Literary Gazette in 2002. Her work has been included in poetry exhibits at Boston City Hall for the past three years.
Fred Marchant.
Poetry Porch featured poet.
Alan Marshfield
Writes and publishes poetry in London.
Gail Mazur.
Distinguished Writer in Residence in Emerson College’s Writing, Literature and Publishing Program, and founding director of the Blacksmith House Poetry Center. See Gail's home page, and also the recent interview on the history of poetry at the Blacksmith House in Ploughshares, as well as an interview with Gail conducted by Lloyd Schwartz for PROVINCETOWN ARTS in 2008.
Candace McClelland. Student at Miami University in Ohio.
Martin McKinsey
Translations include Late into the Night: the Last Poems of Yannis Ritsos (Oberlin/Field Translation Series) and Andreas Franghias’s The Courtyard, winner of the 1996 Greek State Prize for Translation. Pt. Taenaron, a book of his poems, is available from Tapir Press. He lives in Richmond, Virginia.
Deborah Melone. Member of Every Other Thursday Poets.
Ann Michael. Two of her poems have recently appeared in LIGHT: The Quarterly of Light Verse. She has won a fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and has been published in numerous anthologies, literary reviews, and professional journals, including Poem, Natural Bridge, and Coe Review. She is working on a collection of literary essays.
Joan Michelson. Originally from Boston, she lives in England and teaches at Birkbeck College, London. In 2011 she was appointed Crouch End London Thornton’s Budgens’ Poet Laureate. In this capacity she is promoting poetry within the community. See webpage at www.poetrypf.co.uk. Her poems and other writing have been published in magazines in the UK and USA. Her collection, Toward the Heliopause, poems in conversation with her deceased husband’s poems, appeared in 2011 with Poetic Matrix Press, CA, and has been translated into Romanian for the Translation Centre at the University in Bucharest.
Nancy Bailey Miller. She has published three books of poems: Dance Me Along the Path, Before the Dove Returns and Risking Rallentand. Anthologized in The Powow River Anthology, Our Mothers, Our Selves, and the Merrimack Literary Review, Bailey Miller recently retired from Phillips Academy, Andover, where she taught writing in the Summer Session. Her poetry has also appeared in many journals including Rattapallax, Blue Unicorn, and Ancient Paths. When she is not writing, Nancy teaches Suzuki violin and viola.
Richard Moore. Of Richard Moore’s ten published volumes of poetry, one was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He is also the author of a novel, The Investigator (Story Line Press, 1991), a collection of essays, The Rule That Liberates (University of South Dakota Press, 1994), and translations of Plautus’ Captivi (in the Johns Hopkins University Complete Roman Drama in Translation series, 1995) and Euripedes’ Hippolytus (in the Penn Greek Drama Series, U. of Pennsylvania, 1998). Moore’s most recent poetry books include The Mouse Whole: An Epic (Negative Capability Press, 1996) and Pygmies and Pyramids (Orchises Press, 1998). His newest collection of poems, The Naked Scarecrow, was published by Truman State University Press, New Odyssey Editions, in the spring of 2000.
Moore taught at Boston University, Brandeis University, the New England Conservatory of Music, and Clark University. He directed the Agape poetry series in Boston and The Poetry Exchange in Cambridge, Mass., and Leesburg, Va., until he died in 2009. In a memorial tribute, X. J. Kennedy wrote: "[Moore’s] devastating satiric verse...included moving lyrics invoking the sorrows of love and war" (LIGHT, No. 66-67).
His Web site remains online at www.moorepoetry.com.
Paul Muldoon. Author of ten books of poetry, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Moy Sand and Gravel, and, most recently, Horse Latitudes. Between 1999 and 2004, he was Professor of Poetry at Oxford University, afterwhich he published The End of the Poem: Oxford Lectures. He teaches at Princeton University and is Poetry Editor of The New Yorker.
James Naiden. Articles on the works, respectively, of Seamus Heaney (last spring) and Deborah Digges (current issue) can be found on the Rain Taxi website. His novel, Scuttlebone, is now available from PublishAmerica or Amazon.com.
Vivek Narayanan
Studied in the Creative Writing Program at Boston University. An Indian national who grew up in Zambia, he received an MA in cultural anthropology from Stanford University and taught history and anthropology in South Africa before coming to Boston.  His publications include six poems in the anthology Reasons For Belonging: Fourteen Contemporary Indian Poets (Penguin India, 2002), poems in the Fulcrum Annual 2003, a story in the South African magazine Mamba, and a review of the Indian poet Dom Moraes in the Summer 2002 issue of Poetry Review (London).  “A.K. Natarajan and the Three Varieties of Love” is part of a projected book of stories.
Philip Nikolayev. Co-editor with Katia Kapovich of FULCRUM: An Annual of Poetry and Aesthetics.
Thomas O’Grady. Director of the Irish Studies Department at University of Massachusetts, Boston, where he also teaches. He has published poetry in Poetry Ireland, Verse, Fiddlehead, and many other journals. His first book of poems, What Really Matters, was published in 2000 by McGill-Queen’s University Press in Canada.
Jean Pedrick
Her chapbook The Man in the Picture was published in the Walking to Windward series, by Oyster River Press, 2001. She died in 2006, afterwhich a chapbook award was created in her name at New England Poetry Club . More information can be found at the UNH library
Carl Pfluger
Essays on overlapping themes of cultural, religious, and intellectual history include the following: "Progress, Irony, and Human Sacrifice," published in Hudson Review, Spring 1995; "Deep Ecology and Fundamentalism" (part of a book-in- progress with tentative title, "Arguing Nature"), which appeared in the World Future Society’s volume The Years Ahead: Perils, Problems, and Promises, 1993; "On Cranks," which was published in the Southwest Review, Summer 1991, won the John H. McGinnis Award for non-fictions, and was reprinted (abridged) in Harper’s, November 1991. See new essays on-line at the Azoth Gallery.
Marge Piercy
Has published 18 poetry collections including Colors Passing Through Us, What Are Big Girls Made Of?, The Art of Blessing the Day, The Crooked Inheritance, and most recently The Hunger Moon, all from Knopf. She has written seventeen novels, most recently Sex Wars from Morrow/Harper Collins, who published her memoir, Sleeping with Cats. PM Press republished Dance the Eagle to Sleep and Vida with new introductions by Piercy in 2012. This July they are republishing Braided Lives and will bring out her first collection of short stories next year. Visit her Web site at www.margepiercy.com.
Robert Pinsky. Professor of Creative Writing at Boston University and former U. S. Poet Laureate.
James Plath. Professor of English at Illinois Wesleyan University. His poems have appeared in Men of Our Time: An Anthology of Male Poetry in Contemporary America (University of Georgia Press, 1992) and such journals as The North American Review, ACM (Another Chicago Magazine), Apalachee Quarterly, Gulf Stream Magazine, Spillway, and The Caribbean Writer. This poem was written when he taught one semester as a Fulbright scholar at the University of the West Indies in Barbados. .
Sharon Portnoff. Teaches at Connecticut College. Her poems have appeared in Midstream and Chants.
Allegra Printz
Poetry Porch featured artist.
Denise Provost
Poems have appeared in Light Quarterly, Qaartsiluni, and Quadrille, and one of her poems was judged “best in category” in the Maria C. Faust Sonnet Competition 2012.
Elizabeth Reeke. Poetry Porch featured poet.
Franklin D. Reeve. His novella Nathaniel Purple was published in 2012 (Brigantine Media). Two essays “The Present State of American Poetry: ‘Croesus & Crisis’” and “What’s the Matter with Poety?” were reprinted in The New York Quarterly, No. 64 in 2008. Other books The Blue Cat Walks the Earth and The Toy Soldier both came out in 2007. See his obituary at The New York Times. For information about a September 2013 memorial, visit his Web site at fdreeve.org .
Judith Benét Richardson. Writes poetry and books for children and young adults (The Way Home, 1991, and Come to My Party, 1993, both with Macmillan; and  First Came the Owl with Henry Holt, 1996).  A recent project is about growing up during the Cold War. 
Ted Richer. Author of The Writer in the Story and Other Figurations, published in Great Britain by Apocalypse Press, 2003. His work appears in the anthology Joining Music with Reason: 34 Poets, British and American: Oxford 2004-2005, chosen by Christopher Ricks, The Waywiser Press.
Steven Riel. Is the author of three chapbooks; the most recent Postcard from P-town was runner-up for the inaugural Robin Becker Chapbook Prize and was published by Seven Kitchens Press in 2009. His poems have been published in several anthologies and widely in periodicals, including The Minnesota Review, The Antigonish Review, and Christopher Street. He has an MFA in Poetry from New England College. He is currently teaching master’s-level students in poetry at Antioch University Midwest, in addition to his position as a librarian at Harvard University.
Aidan Rooney. Born in Monaghan and educated at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth. Teaches French and English at Thayer Academy in Massachusetts. Author of Tightrope and Day Release, both from The Gallery Press. In 1997 he received the Sunday Tribune/Hennessy Cognac New Irish Writing Award for Poetry.
Jennifer Rose. Poetry Porch featured poet.
Michele Rosenthal
Poet and playwright in New York City. She is co-curator of the KGB Bar Monday Night Poetry Reading Series.
Mary Rotella
Fortysomething housewife, mother, poet, reader, and part-time graduate student at the University of Louisville, recently transplanted from her home in central New Hampshire.
David J. Rothman
Most recent books of poetry are The Book of Catapults (White Violet Press) and Part of the Darkness (Entasis Press), both of which appeared in 2013, along with a collection of essays, Living the Life: Tales from America's Mountains and Ski Towns (Conundrum Press). He directs the MFA in Creative Writing at Western State Colorado University.
Rosemarie Rowley
Has written extensively in form: recent work appears online at Mezzo Cammin , Vol. 8, issue 2. Flight into Reality (1989) is the longest original work in terza rima in English, reprinted 2010 and now available on CD. She has also written in rhyme royal and rhyming couplets. She has four times won the Epic award in the Scottish International Open Poetry Competition. Her books in print are The Sea of Affliction (1987), one of the first works in ecofeminism, reprinted 2010, and Hot Cinquefoil Star (2002), which contains "The Puzzle Factory," a crown of sonnets, and "Letter to Kathleen Raine," in rhyming couplets. Her most recent book is In Memory of Her (2004, 2008) which includes "Betrayal into Origin - Dancing & Revolution in the Sixties," an 80-stanza poem in decima rima or ten line rhyme, and "The Wake of Wonder," a sonnet sequence, and many other sonnets; all books, except her first, The Broken Pledge (1985, Martello) published by Rowan Tree Ireland Press, Dublin. In 2003, she co-edited, with town planner John Haughton, an anthology of tree poems, Seeing the Wood and the Trees (Rowan Tree Press with Cairde na Coille). See her Website at www.rosemarierowley.ie
William Ruleman
Professor of English at Tennessee Wesleyan College. His poems have appeared most recently in Poetry Salzburg Review and Open Writing.
Miriam Sagan
Founder and editor of Santa Fe Poetry Broadside.
Stephen Sandy
Latest book is Surface Impressions: A Poem (Louisiana). He lives in Southern Vermont.
Dorothea H. Scher.
Dorothea Hutton Scher has been published in Pearl, First Literary Review-East, The Cynic, and Liquer (France). Her collection of poetry and photographs Trapped in Black and White appeared in 2011 with Sunapee Press (her own imprint). She has done readings at the Bowery Poetry Club with the brevitas group and will be featured reader at the Cornelia St Café in July 2012.
Lloyd Schwartz
Frederick S. Troy Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Boston, Classical Music Editor of The Boston Phoenix, and a regular commentator for NPR’s Fresh Air. His most recent book of poems is Cairo Traffic (University of Chicago Press), and he is co-editor of Elizabeth Bishop: Poems, Prose, and Letters for the Library of America. His poems, articles, and reviews have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Vanity Fair, The New Republic, The Paris Review, The Pushcart Prize, and The Best American Poetry. In 1994, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism.
Peggy Seeger
The singer, songwriter, activist. See her Web site at www.pegseeger.org .
Rebecca Seiferle. Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of The Drunken Boat. Most recent publication is Bitters with Copper Canyon Press. Her second collection of poetry, The Music We Dance To, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Poems in the collection won the Cecil Hemley Award from the Poetry Society of America and appeared in Best American Poetry 2000. Her first book The Ripped-Out Seam won the Bogin Award from the Poetry Society of America and the Writers Exchange Award. Her translation of Vallejo’s Trilce was the only finalist for the 1992 PENWest Translation Award.
Donald Sheehy
Born in New York, received PhD from the University of Virginia and is Professor of English at Edinboro University in Pennsylvania. He has published extensively on Robert Frost and American poetry. His poems have appeared recently in THE sHOP, Eclipse, and Off the Coast.
Ron Singer
Poetry has appeared in alba, Anemone Sidecar, Arlington Literary Journal, Borderlands: The Texas Poetry Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Evergreen Review, Grey Sparrow, The Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Waterways: Poetry in the Mainstream, Windsor Review, and Word Riot. Some of Singer’s poems have been anthologized and set to music. His three published books are A Voice for My Grandmother (Ten Penny Players/Bard Press), The Second Kingdom (Cantarabooks), and The Rented Pet (Kindle Select/Piker Press, 2012). He has just completed Uhuru Revisited, a collection of interviews with pro-democracy activists across Africa (Africa World Press/Red Sea Press, forthcoming).
Louisa Solano.
Past President of Grolier Poetry Book Shop.
Paul Christian Stevens. Was born in Yorkshire, England, but lives in Australia. He has an Honours Degree in English and Archaeology, and teaches literature. He has published poems and prose in print and pixel, most recently or imminently in Mannequin Envy, The Barefoot Muse, Shakespeare’s Monkey Revue, The Literary Bohemian, The HyperTexts, Goblin Fruit, New Verse News, Abyss & Apex, Umbrella, Lighten Up Online, Lucid Rhythms, Ourobouros Review, Innisfree, Snakeskin, Unlikely 2.0, Centrifugal Eye and The Raintown Review. He edits the broadsheet series, The Flea.
B. E. Stock.
Widely published in literary magazines such as Salt, New Press, Karamu, Wings, Array, Footwork, Edge City Review, Blue Unicorn, The Lyric and Orbis. She contributed to a number of anthologies including We Speak for Peace (KIT Press), Joy of the Journey (Golden Apple Press), and Your Peacemaking Heart (Verity Publications). In 2001 she published her Collected Poems, comprising over 200 pages of poetry. She has also published several chapbooks. In 1994 and 1996 she won second prizes in contests sponsored by the World Order of Narrative and Formalist Poets. She has been a featured poet at many cafes in New York City and has hosted and coordinated formalist readings at the DS Restaurant in Greenwich Village, Belanthi Gallery in Brooklyn, and Alterknit Factory in Tribeca. She has studied poetry with Muriel Rukeyser, Maxine Kumin, Miller Williams, Alfred Dorn, Dana Gioia, and Rhina Espaillat.
Matthew Sweeney. Author of the poetry collections The Bridal Suite and Fatso in the Red Suit (both with Faber and Faber).
Adam H. Tessier. Upon graduation from Vassar College in 2006, he received the Deanne Beach Stoneham Prize for Best Original Poetry and the Weitzel Barber Art Travel Prize for travel in Europe during 2005. He works at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Daniel Tobin. Author of six books of poems, Where the World is Made, Double Life, The Narrows, Second Things, Belated Heavens (winner of the Massachusetts Book Award in Poetry), and The Net (2014). His seventh book of poems, From Nothing, is forthcoming in 2016. He is the also author of the critical studies Passage to the Center: Imagination and the Sacred in the Poetry of Seamus Heaney and Awake in America, as well as editor of The Book of Irish American Poetry from the Eighteenth Century to the Present, Light in Hand: The Selected Early Poems and Lola Ridge, and Poet’s Work, Poet’s Play: Essays on the Practice and the Art. His awards include the “The Discovery/The Nation Award,” The Robert Penn Warren Award, the Robert Frost Fellowship, the Katherine Bakeless Nason Prize, and fellowships in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.
Antoinette Treadway. Works on old movie film as Brodsky & Treadway, sings in the Choral Society, and takes workshops with Powow River Poets in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
Andrew Tully
Born in the Midwest, has lived a nomadic existence, from New England to New Mexico, now in northern California, the Bay Arena; has published and taught in magazines, journals, and schools across the country.
Frederick Turner. Founders Professor of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas, he was educated at Oxford University. A poet, critic, translator, philosopher, and former editor of The Kenyon Review, he has authored 30 books, including Natural Classicism, The Culture of Hope, Genesis: An Epic Poem, April Wind, Hadean Eclogues, The New World, Shakespeare’s Twenty-First Century Economics, Paradise, Natural Religion, and Two Ghost Poems. With his colleague Zsuzsanna Ozsváth he won Hungary’s highest literary honor for their translations of Miklós Radnóti’s poetry.
Gene Twaronite
His poem, “Four O’Clock Light” was recently published by the journal Eternal Haunted Summer.
Linda Ty-Casper
Her novels have been published in Seattle, London, and New York, and reviewed in Yale Review, World Literature Today, Hudson Review, among others. Her short stories have appeared in TriQuarterly, Michigan Review, Antioch, as well as in several anthologies. She has three collections of short fiction.
Rimas Uzgiris
His poems have been published in Bridges, 322 Review, Lituanus, and are forthcoming in Prime Number Magazine. His translation has appeared in The Massachusetts Review. Currently, he is enrolled at Rutgers-Newark University in the MFA program in creative writing. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and taught philosophy at St. John’s University and Brooklyn College. His book Desire, Meaning, and Virtue: The Socratic Account of Poetry was published in 2009.
Wendy Vardaman
Of Madison, WI, she holds a Ph.D. in English from University of Pennsylvania; her poems, reviews, and interviews have appeared or are forthcoming in various journals, including Poet Lore, Main Street Rag, Nerve Cowboy, Free Verse, Pivot, and Portland Review Literary Journal.
Chris Wallace-Crabbe. Professor Emeritus in the Australian Centre at University of Melbourne. He is author of many books of poetry, lately including By and Large (Carcanet Oxford Poets) and The Universe Looks Down (Brandl & Schlesinger). Among his artist’s books there has recently appeared The Flowery Meadow, his translation of Canto XXVIII of Dante’s Purgatorio (Electio Editions, Melbourne).
Henry Weinfield. Teaches at the Program of Liberal Studies, University of Notre Dame. His book Without Mythologies: New and Selected Poems and Translations, published by Dos Madres Press, is reviewed in this issue, posted under poetics.
Gail White. Widely published poet belonging to the Formalist Movement in contemporary poetry. Her manuscript The Accidental Cynic won the Anita Dorn Award. Her work is included in the Poets Greatest Hits archive at Pudding House Press. She lives in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, with her husband and cats.
Kelley Jean White. Has been a pediatrician in inner-city Philadelphia and rural New Hampshire. Her work has appeared widely in publications from Exquisite Corpse to The Journal of the American Medical Association. She was the recipient of a Pennsylvania Council of the Arts fellowship in 2008 for work that became a part of her most recent collection, Two Birds in Flame (Beech River Books), featuring poems related to the Shaker Community in Canterbury, New Hampshire.
Liza McAlister Williams. Lives, writes, and works in Brooklyn, New York, where she teaches at the Pratt Institute, exporing with art students the ways poetry and drama resemble, and resonate with, the plastic arts. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Light Quarterly, Blue Unicorn, Pasque Petals, Quill, and others.
Joyce Wilson. Poetry Porch editor.
Tamra Wilson. Recent graduate of Stonecoast and released her first story collection, Dining with Robert Redford & Other Stories, in 2011 with Little Creek Books. She has published widely in such journals and anthologies as North Carolina Literary Review, Epiphany, Colere, Rockhurst Review, The Healing Muse and elsewhere. She lives in Western North Carolina.
Leo Yankevich
Has published in Blue Unicorn, The MacGuffin, The Windsor Review, The Tennessee Quarterly, and more. He lives with his wife and three sons in Gliwice, Poland, where he works as a translator.



 
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