Contributors – one
Martin Brick was raised in rural Wisconsin but now lives outside Columbus, Ohio. He is Assistant Professor of English at Ohio Dominican University. His fiction has been published in many places online and in print, among them Sou’Wester, The Vestal Review, The Beloit Fiction Journal, Blue Five Notebook, and Staccato. He is a former editor of Wisconsin Review and a past Pushcart nominee. See thetypewriterhasbeendrinking.
Julia Davies is a practised reader and a practising writer and lives in Germany. Recent publications include: Mixitini Matrix, The Camel Saloon, Censored Poets, BluePrintReview, and Amphibi.us. Her collection “Magpie Days,” a diary of own and outer voice, is online at Issuu. She blogs at practice makes perfect.
Like the nomadic Pericú natives now extinct, Matthew Dexter survives on a hunter-gatherer subsistence diet of shrimp tacos, cold beer, and warm sunshine. He lives in Cabo San Lucas.
Rupert Fike’s collection, Lotus Buffet, is now available from Brick Road Poetry Press. Nominated for a Pushcart prize in fiction and poetry, his work has appeared in Rosebud, The Georgetown Review, Natural Bridge, The Atlanta Review, The Cortland Review, storySouth, and elsewhere. He has a poem inscribed in a downtown Atlanta plaza, and his non-fiction work, Voices from The Farm, accounts of life on a spiritual community in the 1970s, is now out in paperback.
Allan Gorman’s paintings have been included in more than 30 important exhibitions in the past three years, and two upcoming solo exhibitions are planned in 2012. Gorman’s work has been published in Poets & Artists Magazine, America Art Collector, and Manifest Prize’s International New Paintings Annual 2. He shows work at Anthony Brunelli Fine Art, Binghamton, NY.
Stephen Hastings-King lives by a salt marsh in Essex, Massachusetts where he makes constraints, works with prepared piano, and writes entertainments of various kinds. Some of his sound work is available here. His short fictions have appeared in Sleepingfish, Black Warrior Review, elimae, Ramshackle Review, Metazen, and elsewhere. He puts new work up to dry at Edge Effects.
Paul Hostovsky’s latest book is A Little in Love a Lot. He has won a Pushcart Prize and been featured on Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, The Writer’s Almanac and Best of the Net. Visit him at PaulHostovsky.com.
Rose Hunter is a poet and the editor of the online poetry journal YB. Her book of poetry, to the river, was published in 2010 by Artistically Declined Press. Poems of hers have appeared or are forthcoming in such places as Diagram, PANK, NAP, kill author, The Nervous Breakdown, anderbo, Juked, Bluestem, and The Toronto Quarterly. She is from Australia originally, lived in Canada for many years, and now lives in in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Links to Rose Hunter’s writing can be found at Whoever Brought Me Here Will Have To Take Me Home.
Dorothee Lang is a writer, web freelancer and traveler, and the editor of BluePrintReview. She lives in Germany and always has been fascinated by languages, roads, and the world, themes that are reflected in her own work. Current projects include Wor(l)ds Apart, a book about a friendship across cultures, upcoming at Folded Word, and Blog Fest 2012 – An Aotearoa Affair, a literary web initiative in anticipation of the Frankfurt Bookfair. For more about Dorothee, visit here.
Canadian Bruce McRae has had almost 600 publications in the past 12 years. Originally from Niagara Falls, he has moved extensively, living in London for 18 years and currently residing on Salt Spring Island, BC. As a musician who has recorded and toured, Bruce has many poems which have been set to music receiving airplay in the U.K., U.S., Canada and Australia. His first collection, The So-Called Sonnets, published by Silenced Press of Ohio, is available now. See bpmcrae.com
Kathleen Radigan is sixteen years old. She loves coffee, hedgehogs, and over drafting. Her work has been previously published in such journals as PANK Blog, Hackwriters, Prick of the Spindle, Structo, The Newport Review, Slow Trains, Innisfree, Blood Lotus, Greystone, and several others. She hopes to spend her discovering new things to scribble about.
JP Reese has work published or forthcoming in over forty online and print journals. Reese is a Poetry Editor for THIS Literary Magazine and Associate Poetry Editor for Connotation Press: An Online Artifact. Her work can be found at Entropy: A Measure of Uncertainty. In her spare time, she herds cats and teaches recalcitrant children.
Linda Simoni-Wastila lives and loves in Baltimore, a town where her Northern birthright and Southern breeding comfortably comingle. You can find her poems and stories in The Sun, Thunderclap!, Monkeybicycle, Eclectic Flash, Nanoism, Camroc Press Review, Every Day Fiction, Blue Print Review, Istanbul Literary Review, The Shine Journal, and Boston Literary Magazine, among others. You can find her online at LEFTBRAINWRITE.
Marcus Speh is a German writer who lives in Berlin. “WINTER GARDEN” is a flash from his novel Gizella (forthcoming from Folded Word), centered on the historical figure of Gisela the Blessed (985-1065), first queen of Hungary and later abbess of Niedernburg nunnery near Passau. Marcus blogs at marcusspeh.com.
Andrew Topel is the editor & publisher of Avantacular Press, specializing in books of visual poetry.
Steve Wing is a visual artist and writer who lives in Florida, where he is nourished by sun and shoreline. He rides a bicycle to work each day, seeking the light before dawn. He is a regular contributor to the BluePrint Review, qarrtsiluni, and Foliate Oak. More about Steve can be found here.