Vol. 1, No. 2 (Fall 2012) Contributors
Ian Chung holds a BA (Hons) in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Warwick, where he is presently reading for an MA in English Literature. His writing has appeared in Dr. Hurley’s Snake-Oil Cure, Foundling Review, Ink Sweat & Tears, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, and The Cadaverine, among others. Currently, he reviews for Rum & Reviews Magazine, Sabotage Reviews, and The Cadaverine. He edits Eunoia Review and also holds the positions of Fiction Editor at The Cadaverine and Assistant Poetry Editor at Epicentre Magazine.
Poets & Writers:
Rachel Adams is a resident of Washington, DC; the managing editor of a quarterly academic journal that focuses on post-Soviet states; the editor of Lines + Stars, a literary journal; and a freelance writer. Her poetic work has previously been published in Blueline, Arsenic Lobster, Town Creek Poetry, Four and Twenty, Blue Unicorn, Barrier Islands Review, Fjords Review, Ophelia Street, and Grasslimb. She received her BA in English from the Catholic University of America and her MA in writing from the Johns Hopkins University.
Geoffrey Anderson is finishing his studies for an MA in Teaching English as a Second Language. Currently, he resides in San Antonio, Texas, teaching at an international school for English language learners.
Linda Boroff’s writing career began at age nine with a novel about her hobbyhorse, Pal. She grew up in Minneapolis, was transplanted to Santa Monica as a teenager, and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a degree in English. Her fiction has appeared in Epoch, Prism International, Cimarron Review, Hobart, Word Riot, and other publications. She has written one produced screenplay and has several others optioned and simmering gently in a broth of perpetual revision.
Jim Davis is a graduate of Knox College and now lives, writes, and paints in Chicago, where he edits the North Chicago Review. Jim’s work has appeared in Seneca Review, Blue Mesa Review, Poetry Quarterly, Whitefish Review, The Café Review, and Contemporary American Voices, in addition to winning the Line Zero Poetry Contest, Eye on Life Poetry Prize, and multiple Editor’s Choice awards (www.jimdavispoetry.com).
Mark Farrell is from Nova Scotia, Canada and has been living in the Czech Republic for over fifteen years. He teaches at Charles University in Prague. His work has appeared in many journals throughout the world—most recently in Nashwaak Review (St. Thomas University, Canada) and Post Poetry Magazine (London, UK). Selected future publications include: Fras (Dunning, UK) and I Know What I Saw (an anthology).
Zach Fishel is a recent Pushcart Nominee, and is currently attending the University of Toledo. His work has appeared in Clutching at Straws, Earthspeak, Amphibi, Horrorsleazeandtrash, The Legendary, Yes, Poetry, and many others.
Chris Fradkin writes from Central California. His work has appeared or is upcoming in Monkeybicycle, Thrush Poetry Journal, and Mobius: The Journal of Social Change.
Keith Gaustad is the editor and founder of Burdock Magazine and Teppichfresser Press. This June he released Burdock 11 as part of the Midwest Small Press Fest. When not actively engaged with the poetry scene, he’s playing shows with the Polka/Hip Hop band The November Criminals.
A graduate of the University of Michigan and the University of Missouri, Jack Granath is a librarian in Kansas City. His writing, which has appeared in over fifty journals and magazines, has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Jonathan Greenhause has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize, his poetry appearing or scheduled to appear in The Believer, Fjords, New Delta Review, South Carolina Review, and Water~Stone Review. He was a runner-up in the 2012 Georgetown Review Prize and a semi-finalist for the 2011 Paumanok Poetry Award, and his 1st chapbook--Sebastian’s Relativity—was published in October by Anobium Books.
Links to Rose Hunter’s writing can be found at “Whoever Brought Me Here Will Have To Take Me Home”(http://roseh400.wordpress.com/). Her book of poetry, to the river, was published in 2010 by Artistically Declined Press. Poems of hers have recently appeared, or are forthcoming, in such places as Diagram, Press 1, PANK, kill author, The Nervous Breakdown, anderbo, Juked, Bluestem, and The Toronto Quarterly. She edits the poetry journal YB, and lives in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Mark Jackley is the author of several chapbooks, most recently Every Green Word (Finishing Line Press), and a full-length collection, There Will Be Silence While You Wait (Plain View Press). He lives in Sterling, VA.
Trevor Ketner is currently a student at the University of New Mexico, studying English and Philosophy. He writes about his life as he lives it, as it occurs to him and around him. Trevor has poems upcoming in character i and two issues of Poetry Quarterly.
John McCarthy is an Editorial Assistant at Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Burner Magazine, Catfish Creek, Buddhist Poetry Review, Ghost Ocean Magazine, and Haiku Page, among others. He can be contacted at email@example.com.
George Moore’s fourth collection, Children’s Drawings of the Universe (Salmon Poetry Ltd.) will be out next year, and his work has appeared in The Atlantic, Poetry, Northwest Review, Colorado Review, and elsewhere. The poetry reflects recent time spent in artist residencies in Portugal, Spain, Iceland, and Greece, and earlier years of travel in Asia and South America. Moore is married to the Canadian poet, Tammy Armstrong, and is teaching at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Robert Pope teaches at The University of Akron, which is part of the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts (NEOMFA) program. He has published a novel and a collection of stories, as well as stories and personal essays in journals including, most recently, Kenyon Review, Camera Obscura, and Blip Magazine (online).
Tigh Rickman is a graduate of the Stonecoast MFA in creative writing at the University of Southern Maine. His writing has appeared here and there, including The Bradford Review and Celebrities in Disgrace, to which he is a frequent contributor. In his free time he tries to reconcile his love for literary writing, politics, and pop culture as the editor-in-chief of Politypop.com.
Kerri D. Schuster is the Head of the English Department at the Country Day School of the Sacred Heart in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. She has been a member of the Greater Philadelphia Wordshop Studio and received 2nd place in the 2011 Charlotte Miller Simon Poetry Contest. She currently serves as Secretary to the board of Directors of Philadelphia Stories, a quarterly publication featuring works by writers and artists in the Delaware Valley.
Ryan Shoemaker’s fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Santa Monica Review, Grist: A Journal for Writers, Hawai’i Review, Weber: The Contemporary West, and The Fiction Desk. He lives in Burbank, California with his wife, Jennifer, and two children, Kieran and Haven. He once shared a plate of bacon with George Saunders in an Athens, Ohio café.
Travis Taylor writes from Detroit, Michigan. He has an MFA in fiction from the University of New Hampshire.
Jake Tuck lives in Brooklyn. He writes screenplays and other things. Recently, he has published humor online at Splitsider.com.
Jessica Tyner is originally from Oregon, USA, a member of the Cherokee Nation, and has been a writer and editor for ten years. Currently, she is a copy writer for Word Jones, a travel writer with Mucha Costa Rica, a writer for TripFab, a copy editor at the London-based Flaneur Arts Journal, and a contributing editor at New York’s Thalo Magazine. She has recently published short fiction in India’s Out of Print Magazine, and poetry in Slow Trains Literary Journal, Straylight Magazine, Solo Press, and Glint Literary Journal. She lives in San José, Costa Rica.
Chelsea Werner-Jatzke is pursuing her MFA in creative writing through Goddard College as well as teaching creative writing at Seattle Central Community College. She is the communications associate at the Frye Art Museum and editor in chief of the Pitkin Review. She is co-organizer of a reading series at the Richard Hugo House. She stays up late and gets up early in order to focus on her own writing. Sometimes that is why it ends up so short.
Charles Wilkinson was born Birmingham, United Kingdom. Educated at the universities of Lancaster, East Anglia (M.A. in Creative Writing) and Trinity College, Dublin. He is the author of The Snowman and Other Poems (Iron Press, 1978) and The Pain Tree and Other Stories (London Magazine Editions, 2000). His stories have appeared in Best Short Stories 1990 (Heinemann), Best English Short Stories ( Norton) and Midwinter Mysteries (Little, Brown). His recent work has appeared in Poetry Wales, Poetry Salzburg, The Warwick Review, Tears in the Fence, The SHOp (Eire), and many other literary magazines and anthologies.
Kirby Wright was a Visiting Fellow at the 2009 International Writers Conference in Hong Kong, where he represented the Pacific Rim region of Hawaii. He was also a Visiting Writer at the 2010 Martha’s Vineyard Residency in Edgartown, Mass., and the 2011 Artist in Residence at Milkwood International, Czech Republic. He is the author of the companion novels Punahou Blues and Moloka’i Nui Ahina, both set in the islands.
Dr. Ernest Williamson III has published poetry and visual art in over 350 national and international online and print journals. Recently, he has published artwork in The Columbia Review, G.W. Review, among other journals.