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Steven Drenning Jr

Steven Drenning Jr was raised and lives in Southern California.

Previously an atheist of atheists, and partaker of every which wind of philosophy, psychedelic drug, and striking vanity; in 2009 God chose to replace this man's inner man and affect him to be a seeker of Christ above all.

Now in every art, be it poetry, painting, music, dance, etc; Steven seeks the theological aesthetic; to point man toward Christ, and show His glory.




Pattie Flint

Pattie Flint is an uprooted Seattle native toughing it out in New England and spends her days as an editor for an independent publishing press specializing in hand-bound books. She has had her work published in InkSpeak, HESA Imprint, Borders Publication, and Hippocampus, amongst others.

She's afraid that her obsession with hamsters has led to a subconscious belief that all good relationships will die after two years, which leads to her falling in love way more often than necessary.





Kathryn Kulpa

As a teenager, Kathryn Kulpa once tried to save a summer night in a Coke bottle. She has found that stories leak less, and work better at capturing tiny moments in time.





Pat LaRose

Pat LaRose, a reference librarian at Newport Public Library for 28 years, has been an actress with The RI Shakespeare Theater, and Moonlight Theater Company, and is a member of Ocean State Poets.

Her poems have been published in “Balancing the Tides”, and the “The Loft Anthology- 2012 Poetry Awards”, and “Where Beach Meets Ocean”, the 10th anniversary collection of the Block Island Poetry Project. She’s a Rhode Island native, who likes bird-watching, nature walks, swimming, books and RI beaches. She’s also a sucker for a horse story of any kind.  


Bradley McIlwain

Bradley McIlwain lives in Ontario, Canada where he is inspired by songs in nature, and examining our relationships within it. His poems have appeared in the New Verse News, The Open Mouse, Platform Magazine (Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia) and in anthologies such as Something’s Brewing, Kind of a Hurricane Press (2014), The 5-2 Crime Poetry Weekly Vol. 2 (2013) and in Love Notes: A Collection of Romantic Poetry from Vagabondage Press (2012).

Bradley graduated from the University of Toronto's iSchool, where he received his M.I. in Library and Information Science. His new book of poems, Elementals (IOWI, 2015) is now available on
Amazon and Indigo.

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Andy N

Andy N is a 42 year old writer, writer, performer and sometimes experimental musician from the North West of England but seen most around Manchester, Trafford, Tameside and Bolton.

His first full length book of poetry through N Press 'Return to Kemptown' in 2010 and the second book, a split book with Jeff Dawson (aka Jeffarama) 'A Means to an End' was published at the end of 2011.  His third, a split book with Nick Armbister came out in April 2014 called 'Europa' which covers stories of how war impacts ordinary people.

Next up will be his second full length book 'the end of summer' which'll probably with a touch of luck in 2014 or 2015 and will be the end of a sequence first started with Return to Kemptown.

He has been published in numerous books and magazines and has been performing in some form or the other since 2006 and regularly since 2008. More details of his experience can be seen at this here.  

He is also vocalist and keyboardist in the spoken word collective 'A Means to an End'  and is currently working on a album with American Writer Amanda Silbernagel.  He has side projects such as Twisted Promise (with P.R. Mcdowell), Europa (with Nick Armbister) and A Means to an End II (with Jeffarama!)and the setting up of the Unity Media Collective.

His official website is http://www.andyn.org.uk and he is always interested in performing / new projects. His email address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Some comments on Andy N's Mystery Story:

"Andy N mesmerises his reader by taking them on a visual journey of imagination with a flow of words." - Katie Haigh
"Mystery Story gives a tantalizing insight into Andy's mind. It unfolds and flows,through the senses like a cool mountain stream before plunging you over the waterfall round the next bend." - Allan Gray/Gordon Zola

Arthur Bull

Arthur Bull lives on Digby Neck in the Bay of Fundy regional of Nova Scotia. He has previously published two book-length collections of poetry, and two chapbooks.
His poems and translations from classical Chinese have appeared in numerous Canadian and US journals. Arthur Bull is also a musician and has been active on the Canadian improvised music scene since the 1970’s.  He has also worked in various capacities as an activist for the rights of small-scale fishermen.

In 2009 he visited the Protestant cemetery in Rome, where Keats and Shelley are buried, as well as political thinker Antonio Gramsci, whose grave inspired Pier-Paolo Pasolini’s long poem, ‘Gramsci’s Ashes’, and was reminded of why he became a poet in the first place.

Priya Desikan

Priya Desikan is a life-learner at heart, an unschooling mom and a special educator, in that order! She lives with her family in Chennai, India. Her days are filled with being with her son, amidst penning poems, bird watching, capturing moments on camera, between the pages of a book, cooking up something in the kitchen, pottering around in her little balcony garden, or spinning dreams while watching clouds go by.

She believes that all Life is an exploration of the self, and an expression of the soul. Poetry to her is the bridge between her life and her heart. It is the song that her heart yearns to sing out to the world. Her poems are inspired by her life, solitude, silence and nature, and have a commonplace simplicity about them. Up until now, she has kept her poetry tucked into her own little world of friends and family.

You can connect with her on her blogs, Inner Spaces and My Musings.