Kevin J. Binder is the assistant fiction editor of phoebe literary journal. His work has been published or is forthcoming in McSweeney’s, Liquid Imagination, Defenestration, Slackjaw, and Weekly Humorist.
Julia Cirignano is a writer from Boston Ma. She graduated from Endicott College with a BA in English with a Creative Writing Concentration in 2017. Soon after, Cirignano self-published a book of poetry titled White Wine & Medical Marijuana. She has several articles published by Limelight Magazine and That Music Magazine, and poetry seen in publications such as Better Than Starbucks, The Endicott Review, Ibbetson Street, The New York Literary Magazine, The Somerville Time, and The Wire’s Dream Magazine. Cirignano currently runs a book review blog that focuses on poetry, while working as Managing Editor for Ibbetson Street Press.
Alex Clermont began his working career lifting boxes and selling junk. During that time, he attended the City University of New York at Hunter College and graduated with a Bachelor’s in English: Creative Writing. He became the managing editor of Plateau Magazine, an English teacher, and then later, a copywriter and fiction author. Born and raised in New York City, he currently resides in Columbia Maryland. Alex’s short stories have appeared in aaduna, The aois21 Annual, Foliate Oak and other publications. In 2020, he published his first novel, We Are All Thieves.
Melodie Corrigall is an eclectic Canadian writer whose work has appeared in Halfway Down the Stairs, Bethlehem Writers Roundtable, Corner Bar Magazine, Blue Lake Review, S/tick, Subtle Fiction, Blank Spaces, Toasted Cheese, and The Write Place at the Write Time (Check out www.melodiecorrigall.com).
Dale Cottingham has published poems and reviews of poetry collections in many journals. He is a Breadloafer and won the 2019 New Millennium Award for Poem of the Year.
Dennis Donoghue is a former contributor to BLR. His memoir about his last year of teaching sixth grade, The Final One Eighty was published by Adelaide Books in May 2020.
Mark Hammerschick writes poetry and fiction. He holds a BA in English from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and a BS and MBA. He is a lifelong resident of the Chicago area and currently lives on the north shore, his professional career has been in digital strategy and online consulting. His current work will be published in The Metaworker, Vext Magazine, Breadcrumbs Magazine, Meat for Tea: The Valley Review, Lucky Jefferson, The Fictional Café, Wingless Dreamer, HP 2020 Poetry Challenge, Trolley Magazine, Blood and Thunder: Musings on the Art of Medicine and The Write Launch, Scarlet Leaf Review, North Dakota Quarterly, The Showbear Family Circus, Carcinogenic Poetry, The Toasted Cheese Literary Journal, Change Seven, Panoplyzine , Borrowed Solace, Waxing and Waning, The Poetic Bond Willowdown Books, Penultimate Peanut, La Merle Poetry Journal, Muse Pie Press Shot Glass Journal, The Rockvale Review, Intima Journal, Visitant Lit, The Halcyone, Raw Art Review, Artifact Nouveau and Oregon Poetry Association.
Annette Leavy is a writer and psychotherapist living in Philadelphia, PA. Her lyric essay, “COVID Dreaming” will appear in the spring issue of Caveat Lector, and “The Walnut Queen,” a short story will be published in the upcoming issue of The Capra Review.
James W. Reynolds lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. His work has previously been published in Boston Literary Magazine, Defenestration, Ariel Chart, Lighten Up Online, Parody, The Broadkill Review, The Loch Raven Review, The Oddville Press, and Scarlet Leaf Review. His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
CTD Robinson writes poetry, fiction, nonfiction and picture books. She obtained her MFA in creative writing from Lesley University in June, 2018, and anticipates earning her MA at The Bread Loaf School of English (Middlebury College) in August, 2023. Recent publications include poetry at Spillwords Press, Soul-Lit and Braided Way, as well as nonfiction at Solstice Literary Magazine and Kripalu.org.