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Duane L. Herrmann

Duane L. Herrmann is a survivor who lived to tell, does not lie and loves the pure light of the moon - and trees. He creates from his knowledge and experience. His full-length collections of poetry are: Ichnographical:173 and Prairies of Possibilities. He has several chapbooks including A Mixt Life, forthcoming. Individual work is published in Midwest Quarterly, Little Balkans review, Flint Hills Quarterly, Orison, Inscape and others in print and online. He has been the recipient of a Robert Hayden Poetry Fellowship: 1989  and the Ferguson Kansas History Book Award: 2007.

Oz Hardwick

Oz Hardwick  is a York-based poet, photographer, music journalist, and occasional musician. He has published countless poems internationally, in journals and anthologies, as well as having work performed in musical settings and as part of art and film collaborations. His most recent poetry collection is The Ringmaster’s Apprentice (Valley Press, 2014), and he is co-author, with Amina Alyal, of the Saboteur-shortlisted Close as Second Skins (IDP, 2015).

As a viable alternative to poverty, Oz is Professor of English at Leeds Trinity University, and has written extensively on misericords and animal iconography in the Middle Ages under the pseudonym of Paul Hardwick.

In a perfect world, Oz would be bassist in a Belgian space-rock band.



Catherine Zickgraf

Catherine Zickgraf has performed her poetry in Madrid, San Juan, and three dozen other cities, but now her main jobs are to hang out with her family and write poetry. Her work has appeared in Journal of the American Medical Association, Pank, Victorian Violet Press, and The Grief Diaries. Her new chapbook, Soul Full of Eye, is published through Aldrich Press and is available on Amazon.com.

Watch and read more of her poetry at http://caththegreat.blogspot.com
Of her enjoyment writing acrostics:  'Though I love to find increasingly complex ways to write acrostics, I also love the simplicity of the idea. I hope my poem encourages readers to experiment with this form as well."

Chip Dameron

Chip Dameron is the author of eight collections of poetry, including China Sketchbook (Virtual Artists Collective, 2016). His poems, as well as his essays on contemporary writers, have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies in the U.S. and abroad.  A two-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters, he was a recent Fellow at the Dobie Paisano Ranch.

The author thanks the Dobie Paisano Fellowship Program for its generous support.




Cathy Barber

Cathy Barber's poetry has been published recently in Pinyon, SLAB and Kestrel in the anthologies, The Cancer Poetry Project 2, which won Midwest Book Awards’ Best Poetry Book of 2013, and Changing Harm to Harmony, an anthology about bullying. Atlas and Alice nominated her “Three Short Love Poems,” for a Best of the Net award 2015. She is a graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing program.

Jeff Ingram

Jeff Ingram teaches creative writing at two local colleges and works on an organic farm.  He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, Kim.

Jeff writes of this work:

'My manuscript is a collection of what poet Jorge Carrera Andrade in his book Micrograms calls “compressed poems”. They have been written then gathered over the past few years. Simply put, these compressed poems are original works mainly in haiku and senryu form, observing some of the plant, animal, and human goings-on in my own life as well as the lives of those close to me. There is what I hope to be an authentic element of self-reflection present throughout this 6-page collection, as well.  My main influences are Marlene Mountain, John Brandi, Edith Shiffert, and Richard Wright. And, over the past few years, some of my poems have been published in magazines—these include Acorn,  Bear Creek Haiku, Mayfly,  Presence, bottle rockets,  paper wasp, Taj Mahal Review, Prune Juice, and Lilliput Review.

Stephen Toft

Stephen Toft is a poet and homelessness worker who lives in Lancaster, UK with his girlfriend and their children. His first collection "the kissing bridge" was published by Red Moon Press in 2008 and in December 2016 Scars Publications released his chapbook "naming a storm: haiku and tanka".


Daniel Blokh

Daniel Blokh is a 15-year-old writer and author of In Migration (BAM! Publishing, 2016), available now on booksamillion.com. His work has been recognized by the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, Foyle Young Poets, Cicada Magazine, Thin Air magazine, and more. He is an editor at Parallel Ink.