Jonathan Berzer has published fiction in defunct anarchist zines and out-of-print literary journals. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. An excerpt of his novel, Antidote, was selected as an Editors' Choice in the online journal The Citron Review. He lives in Los Angeles.
Cheryl Block's poems are based on what she has seen or personal stories that she's heard. Some of her poems composed in French, Spanish, and English have been published in journals in the U.S., Venezuela, and Belgium.
Erin Donoho has an M.F.A in Creative Writing from Arcadia University, and has had a short story, “Remembering Joe,” and a collection of poems, Breaking the Ice, published in Metonym Literary Magazine. She resides in California, and besides writing enjoys studying history and psychology and getting lost in music.
Robert Earle's short fiction has appeared in scores of U.S. and international literary journals, including The Common, Mississippi Review, december, Eclectica, Quarterly West, Baltimore Review, Florida English, 34thParallel, Steel Toe Review, Atticus Review, and Typishly. Vine Leaves Press published his story collection, She Receives the Night, in 2017. He also is the author of a nonfiction book about Iraq (Nights in the Pink Motel /Naval Institute Press), a novel (The Way Home/DayBue) and was contributing editor of a book of essays (North American Identities/Stanford). He lives in Durham, North Carolina.
Richard Carl Evans was born in Los Angeles, CA in the year 1957. A high school graduate, and lover of the arts, poetry entered his life in 1995. The book Writing The Natural Way by Gabrielle Lusser-Rico sent him spiraling hopelessly into verse.
John Grey is an Australian poet, US resident, recently published in Orbis, Dalhousie Review and Connecticut River Review. His latest books, Leaves On Pages and Memory Outside The Head are available through Amazon.
Richard Krause has two collections of fiction titled Studies in Insignificance (Livingston Press, 2003) and The Horror of the Ordinary (Unsolicited Press, 2019). A third collection, Crawl Space & Other Stories of Limited Maneuverability, will be published by Unsolicited Press in 2021. His two collections of epigrams are Optical Biases (EyeCorner Press in Denmark, 2012) and Eye Exams (Propertius Press, 2019). He recently has had writing in GNU Journal, Umbrella Factory Magazine, Headway Quarterly, Club Plum Literary Journal, and Mobius Magazine. Krause lived nine years in Japan and currently lives in Kentucky where he is retired from teaching at a community college.
Melissa McInerney earned her MFA in fiction from Bennington College in 2015 and her BA from the University of Texas Austin in 1981. She has written a series of short stories about growing up in boomtown Houston, blogs about living with Lyme disease at http://lifeandlyme.net/blog/, and is working on a memoir. Her work has appeared in Logophile, Good Works Review and Jet Fuel Review. A late bloomer, she tolerated the south and its unrelenting heat for years. Now she thrives in Colorado with her grown daughter, three dogs, and a cat. She hikes, swims, avoids skiing, and plans dream vacations to warm places.
E. Martin Pedersen, originally from San Francisco, has lived for over 40 years in eastern Sicily where he taught English at the local university. His poetry has appeared most recently in Blacktop Passages, Millennial Pulp, Scrittura, Albatross Review, and Harbinger Asylum. Martin is an alumnus of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. He has published two collections of haiku, Bitter Pills and Smart Pills and a chapbook, Exile's Choice, just out from Kelsay Books.
Nancy Machlis Rechtman has had poetry published in Literary Yard, in Paper Dragon, and in Page & Spine, a short story published in Academy of the Heart and Mind, stories published in Highlights Magazine for Children, stories published in several other children's magazines, plus she has had several children's plays both produced and published. She wrote freelance Lifestyle stories for a local newspaper, and she was the copy editor for another local paper. Nancy writes a humorous blog called Inanities at https://nancywriteon.wordpress.com/