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Jeanie Tomasko

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Jeanie Tomasko is the author of a few books of poetry, first of which was Tricks of Light (Parallel Press), and forthcoming early 2018 from Red Bird Chapbooks, dear little fist.
All of her books published in-between can be found on her website, jeanietomasko.com including three poetry/art collaborative works she put together with her friend Sharon Auberle. She is active in the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets and works as a home health nurse in Madison, WI. 

Susan Moorhead

Susan Moorhead 2017Susan Moorhead writes poetry and stories and works as a children's librarian in New York. She's happy to have managed to always be surrounded by books.

Her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, and been nominated three times for a Pushcart prize. Her chapbook, The Night Ghost, was published with Finishing Line Press. Recent work includes a short story in The Westchester Review, poems in Heartwood, Woman Around Town, Breadcrumbs, and Poems-for-All.  


Catori Sarmiento

CartoriAfter growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Catori Sarmiento’s world travels have often inspired her unique writing style. When not exploring the many cracks and crags in Japan, Catori Sarmiento spends her time writing poetry and prose. As an author, her works have appeared in numerous literary publications. Professionally, she is an English and Writing Professor in Tokyo, Japan.
Her author website is found at http://catorisarmiento.com
To sleep as a river is a collection that encapsulates memories and a sense of place in Japan and are written in both English and Japanese.

Isabelle Kenyon

Isabelle KenyonIsabelle Kenyon is a Greater Manchester based poet and a graduate in Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance from the University of York.

Her poems have been published in many poetry anthologies, such as the Inkyneedles anthology, the Great British Write Off, the Wirral festival of Music, Speech and Drama, The Tiny Tales anthology and the Festival of Firsts.

She achieved third place in the Langwith Scott Award for Art and Drama.

Visit her website, flyonthewallpoetry.co.uk and find her chapbook, This is not a Spectacle, on Amazon (link embedded in title.)


Matthew James Friday

Matthew James FridayMatthew James Friday has had over 60 poems published in many UK and worldwide magazines and journals, including, recently: The Brasilia Review (Brazil), Drawntreader (UK), New Contrast (South Africa), Sheila Na-Gig (USA) and Poetry Salzburg (Austria).

His poem, Raw Absolutes, was included in the 2017 Origami Poems Project anthology, The Best of Kindness, found on Amazon.

Read more of his work at: http://matthewfriday.weebly.com/

Michele Baron

Michele BaronMichele Baron
World-traveler, former Fulbright Scholar Michele Baron currently lives in Kyrgyzstan. Ms. Baron develops outreach projects, writes poetry, prose, non-fiction, has self-published three books: A Modest Menu: Poverty, Hunger and Food Security, in Poetry and Prose and A Holiday Carol, and blue wings unfolding so far, and is a visual/performance artist. 
Visit her Amazon page HERE

Holly Day

Holly DayHolly Day has taught writing classes at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, since 2000. Her poetry has recently appeared in Tampa Review, SLAB, and Gargoyle.
Her published books include Walking Twin Cities, Music Theory for Dummies, and Ugly Girl. 

Renee Butner

Renee Butner
Renee Butner lives in Winston-Salem, NC, with her husband and dog, Cookie.  Most recently she has been published in Piedmont Plus Senior Games, Jonah Magazine, Sheila-Na-Gig, Haiku Journal, and Failed Haiku and is a member of the NC Haiku Society and Winston-Salem Writers.
She keeps busy working two jobs, adoring her three very young grandsons, painting, and running.  She loves the ocean, travel and dark chocolate. 
Visit her website www.reneebutner.wordpress.com.