A native of Moscow, Andrey Gritsman emigrated to the United States in 1981. He is a physician who is also a poet and essayist. Andrey has
published five volumes of poetry in Russian. His poems, essays, and
short stories in English have appeared or are forthcoming in over 60
literary journals, including Pirene’s Fountain, Forge, Emprise Review,
Amarillo Bay, Mad Hatter’s Review, Foliate Oak, decomP, Gloom Cupboard,
New Orleans Review, Two Cities Review, Verdad, Whistling Shade, The
Writer’s Chronicle, and The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review.
Black-And-White Photos, Caedmon’s Song, Colosseum, Scuba Diving, and Warning, Volume 6, Issue 1
Cameron Morse’s poems have been published in numerous magazines, including New Letters, South Dakota Review, TYPO, and Bridge Eight. His first collection, Fall Risk, won Glass Lyre Press’s 2018 Best Book Award. Morse’s second, Father Me Again, is available from Spartan Press. His chapbook Coming Home with Cancer belongs to Blue Lyra Press’s Delphi Poetry Series.
Flying Snail and Magnificent Monarchs!, Volume 6, Issue 1
Jeanne Lutz grew up on a small dairy farm in southern Minnesota, attended the National University of Ireland Galway, and spent two years in Japan. A Pushcart Prize nominee, Best-of-the-Net nominee, and Loft Mentor Series fellow for poetry, she is the author of the chapbook Hearts and Harrows and her poetry has appeared in The Missouri Review; NonBinary Review, Conduit and elsewhere. She divides her time between the family farm and working at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
Nova’s Poem; Lost in Darwin; Heart, I’m Sorry I Did This to You; In Good Thunder for a Family Wedding Where the Groom sings ‘Purple Rain’ to His Bride; and Taper vs. Fade, Volume 6, Issue 1
Joe Seale is a PhD. candidate in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Georgia where he also teaches writing and literature courses. He hails from rural southwest Alabama and has been teaching college writing since 2011. Primarily an author of short stories, Joe is currently working on a collection of linked flash fiction as well as his first novel. His work has appeared in journals such as Down in the Dirt, Flash Fiction Magazine, Bull and Cross, Red Dirt Forum, Grist, Red Fez, Dead Mule, and The Emerson Review, among others.
A Nearly New Room for Rent Less Than Three Blocks From Where You Need to Be, Volume 6, Issue 1
Margo Davis has been pairing overseas writing residencies with adventure travel. Recently she explored most of Italy. 2020 writing adventures include Morocco and Budapest. Twice nominated for a Pushcart, Margo’s poems have appeared in Ocotillo Review, What Rough Beast, The Ekphrastic Review, The Houston Chronicle, and Enchantment of the Ordinary.
Refueling, Serpentine Route, and Getaway, Volume 6, Issue 1
Sean Lynch is a working-class poet who lives in South Philly. His poems have been published in various journals including (parenthetical), Chrysanthemum, and Poetry Quarterly. He’s the author of three chapbooks, the latest being 100 Haiku, published in 2018 by Moonstone Press. You can find out more on swlynch.com
Death of a Mother and Of Famine Roads, Volume 6, Issue 1
John L. Stanizzi is author of Ecstasy Among Ghosts, Sleepwalking, Dance Against the Wall, After the Bell, Hallelujah Time!, High Tide – Ebb Tide, Four Bits – Fifty 50-Word Pieces, and Chants. His poems have appeared in Prairie Schooner, American Life in Poetry, The New York Quarterly, Blue Mountain Review, Paterson Literary Review, The Cortland Review, Rattle, Tar River Poetry, and many others. Stanizzi has been translated into Italian andhiw work has appeared in many journals in Italy. He has read at venues all over New England, and his newest collection, Sundowning, will be out later this year with Main Street Mag. Stanizzi teaches literature at Manchester Community College in Manchester, CT and he lives with his wife, Carol, in Coventry.
Black-ice Dawn, Crew of Sparrows, Votive Wood-Smoke, Living Flurries, and Cedar, Volume 6, Issue 1
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Tom Franken is an undergraduate student at Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio. He is the co-founder of bone&marrow, an upcoming online literary magazine. His work has been published by Penguin Review, Havik, and Volney Road Review. Tom hopes to eventually write something as beautiful as the song “Africa” by Toto.
Lucidity, Volume 6, Issue 1
Delvon T. Mattingly, who also goes by D.T. Mattingly, is an emerging creative writer and a PhD student in epidemiology at the University of Michigan. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Maudlin House, Jellyfish Review, Star 82 Review, and elsewhere. He currently lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his two cats, Liam and Tsuki. Learn more about his work at http://delvonmattingly.com/. He tweets here: @Delvonmattingly
Ink Sac and Tears, Volume 6, Issue 1
MacGregor Frank has, in the distant past, been published in a number of heterogenous places including the journals Quoin, Poet Lore, Imago, and Write Minds, as well as in the anthology North Words (National Poetry Foundation, Orono, ME). He says “distant past” because the most recent of these publications has been the anthology, published in 1982. Frank is a retired associate professor of English.
Bad News from the Lithosphere and Collection, Volume 6, Issue 1