Michael Lee Johnson lived ten years in Canada during the Vietnam era and is a dual citizen of the United States and Canada. Today he is a poet, freelance writer, amateur photographer, and small business owner in Itasca, Illinois. Mr. Johnson published in more than 1032 publications, his poems have appeared in 37 countries, he edits, publishes 10 different poetry sites. He has been nominated for 2 Pushcart Prize awards for poetry 2015/1 Best of the Net 2016/and 2 Best of the Net 2017. He also has 166 poetry videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/poetrymanusa/videos. He is the editor-in-chief of the anthology, Moonlight Dreamers of Yellow Haze: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1530456762 and editor-in-chief of a second poetry anthology, Dandelion in a Vase of Roses which is available here:https://www.amazon.com/dp/1545352089. Michael is also editor-in-chief of Warriors with Wings: the Best in Contemporary Poetry, a smaller anthology available now: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1722130717
Ziaul Moid Khan was born on 14 August 1985 in a small countryside named Johri in Western Utter Pradesh. He did his Post Graduation in English Literature from Chaudhary Charan Singh University Meerut City. He got married with Khushboo Khan in 2015 and has a son named Brahamand. He teaches English Language in a Residential Senior Secondary School based in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan. He has simultaneously been writing poems, short stories articles and essays. He is currently working on his first novel.
Mark J. Mitchell’s latest novel, The Magic War just appeared from Loose Leaves Publishing. He studied writing at UC Santa Cruz under Raymond Carver and George Hitchcock. His work has appeared in several anthologies and hundreds of periodicals. Three of his chapbooks— Three Visitors, Lent, 1999, and Artifacts and Relics—and the novel, Knight Prisoner, are available through Amazon and Barnes and Noble.. He lives with his wife, the activist and documentarian, Joan Juster, and makes a living pointing out pretty things in San Francisco.
A meager online presence can be found at https://www.facebook.com/MarkJMitchellwriter/
Suzanne Nielsen writes and teaches writing in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. She spends time watching her dogs and people but talking mostly to the dogs.
Peter Obourn's work is forthcoming or has appeared in Bombay Gin, CQ (California Quarterly), Crack the Spine, descant, Forge, Gastronomica, Griffin, Hawaii Pacific Review, Inkwell, Kestrel, The Legendary, Limestone, The Madison Review, New Orleans Review, North Atlantic Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Oyez Review, PANK, Quiddity Literary Journal, Red Wheelbarrow Literary Magazine, Riddle Fence, The Round, Saint Ann’s Review, SNReview, Spillway, Stickman Review, Switchback, Valparaiso Fiction Review, Verdad, Viral Cat, Wild Violet, The Write Room, and The Blueline Anthology 2004. His short story “Morgan the Plumber,” which appeared in North Dakota Quarterly, has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Bobbi Sinha-Morey's poetry has appeared in a variety of places such as Plainsongs, Pirene's Fountain, The Wayfarer, Helix Magazine, Miller's Pond, and Old Red Kimono. Her books of poetry are available at www.Amazon.com and her work has been nominated
for Best of the Net. She loves aerobics, knitting, reading, and rock hounding with her husband.
Michael Stevens lives in Dublin, Ireland with his young family. His stories have been published in Honest Ulsterman and Storgy Kids, among others. Also a songwriter, he is co-founder of Popical Island, Ireland's most beloved music collective and DIY record label. Michael finds writing fiction to be just as much fun as songwriting, with the added benefit that it doesn't involve carrying huge amplifiers and trying to hear oneself over the drummer.
Foster Trecost writes stories that are mostly made up. They tend to follow his attention span: sometimes short, and sometimes very short. Recent work has appeared in Peacock Journal, New World Writing, and Eunoia Review. He lives in New Orleans.
Janna Brooke Wallack’s short fiction has been published, short-listed, or is forthcoming by Upstreet, Lascaux Review, Amarillo Bay, PMS PoemMemoirStory, Glimmer Train Press, American Literary Review, The Alembic, SNReview, Carbon Culture Review, The Furious Gazelle, The MacGuffin, Penman Review and more. www.jannabrookewallack.com