Clifford Browder is a writer living in New York. He has published two biographies, four historical novels, and an award-winning collection of posts from his blog, "No Place for Normal: New York.” His poetry has appeared in Runes, Heliotrope, Pivot, The Same, Snake Nation Review, Nimrod, The Bitter Oleander, The Brillantina Project, The Forever Journal, Black Napkin Press, GNU Journal, South 85 Journal, and elsewhere.
RC deWinter’s poetry is anthologized in Uno: A Poetry Anthology (Verian Thomas, 2002), New York City Haiku (NY Times, 2017), Cowboys & Cocktails: (Brick Street Poetry, April 2019), Havik (Las Positas College, May 2019), Castabout Literature (Dantoin/Hilgart, June 2019), The Flickering Light (Scars Publications, June 2019), Pointed Circle (Portland Cascades Community College, June 2019) Nature In The Now (Tiny Seed Press, August 2019), in print in 2River, borrowed solace, Boulder Weekly, Genre Urban Arts, Gravitas, In Parentheses, Meat For Tea: The Valley Review, Night Picnic Journal, Pink Panther Magazine, Southword, and appears in numerous online literary journals.
TN Eyer has recently upgraded from practicing corporate law to writing fiction full time. She was the runner up for the 2019 Curt Johnson Prose Award and has attended the Bread Loaf and Squaw Valley Writers' Conferences. She lives in Pittsburgh with her husband, without whom none of this would be possible.
Lawrence F. Farrar is a former US diplomat with multiple assignments in Japan as well as postings in Germany, Norway, and Washington, DC. He also lived in Japan as a graduate student and as a naval officer. In addition to appearances in Blue Lake Review, his stories have appeared 70 or so times in lit magazines, such as The Chaffin Journal, Zone 3, Streetlight, Curbside Splendor E-Zine, Evening Street Review, Big Muddy, Tampa Review Online, O-Dark-Thirty, Jelly Bucket, The MacGuffin, and Green Hills Literary Lantern. His stories often involve people coming up against the customs of a foreign culture.
S A Hartwich lives outside of Bellingham, Washington with a spouse, two cats, an ancient dog, several hawks, countless voles, and at least one coyote. His work has appeared in such venues as Colorado Review, Thrush, Apeiron Review and Bird's Thumb, and is forthcoming in Frigg and Orca: A Journal of Literature. Mr. Hartwich is arguably the worst practitioner of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu west of the Mississippi.
Charles Hayes, a multiple Pushcart Prize Nominee, is an American who lives part time in the Philippines and part time in Seattle with his wife. A product of the Appalachian Mountains, his writing has appeared in Ky Story’s Anthology Collection, Wilderness House Literary Review, The Fable Online, Unbroken Journal, CC&D Magazine, Random Sample Review, The Zodiac Review, eFiction Magazine, Saturday Night Reader, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, Scarlet Leaf Publishing House, Burning Word Journal, eFiction India, and others.
Emily Hyland’s poetry has appeared in The Brooklyn Review, Sixfold, The Virginia Normal, and Stretching Panties. A restauranteur and English professor from New York City, she received her MFA in poetry and her MA in English education from Brooklyn College. Her cookbook, Emily: The Cookbook, was published by Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, in 2018. She is a member of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers and studied writing with Mirabai Starr at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico. Emily is the cofounder of the national restaurant groups Pizza Loves Emily and Emmy Squared Pizza.
Oormila Vijayakrishnan Prahlad is a Sydney based artist, poet and pianist. She holds a Masters in English. Oormila has exhibited her art and accompanying poetry in Kuwait, India, Singapore, and Australia. She is a member of Sydney’s North Shore Poetry Project and Authora Australis. Her recent works have been published in Red Eft Review, Glass Poetry Journal’s Poets Resist, Eunoia Review, Underwood Press’s Rue Scribe, The Maier Museum of Arts Journal of Ekphrastic Poetry, and several other literary journals. Oormila regularly performs her poetry and exhibits her art at shows in Sydney.
Frances Daggar Roberts is an Australian poet who lives in a bushland setting close to Sydney and works as a psychologist treating significant anxiety and depression. Compassion for those who struggle with such issues has led to the frequent exploration in her more recent poetry of human need, sorrow and resilience.
Catherine Uroff's short fiction has appeared (or is forthcoming) in a variety of literary journals, including Sou'wester, Hobart, Prairie Schooner, Valparaiso Fiction Review, Bellevue Literary Review, and The Roanoke Review. She won the 2018 Prairie Schooner Glenna Luschei Award and was a finalist for American Short Fiction's Short Story Contest and the Snake Nation Press Serena McDonald Kennedy Award.