Kevin Haslam

Kevin Haslam is a content writer and communications professional. He was a paint salesman before shifting to writing where he earned an MA in English at Morehead State University. He resides in Cranston, Rhode Island, with his wife and two boys, and he can be found at www.KevinHaslamAuthor.com.

Spitting Distance, Volume 5, Issue 1

Rey Armenteros

Rey Armenteros is a Los Angeles-based painter whose expressionistic brand of surrealism was largely shaped by the Far East iconography he encountered during his several years in Seoul, Korea. He writes a blog on the methodologies of art titled, Through Concentrated Breath, http://blog.reyarmenteros.com/.

Recipes for Damaging Books, Volume 5, Issue 1

Jan Ball

Jan Ball has had 274 poems published or accepted in journals in the U.S., Great Britain, Canada, India and Ireland in journals like: Atlanta Review, Calyx, Connecticut Review, Main Street Rag, Phoebe, and Verse Wisconsin. Her two chapbooks and first full length poetry book were published by Finishing Line Press. When not writing, Jan likes to work in the garden at her farm and work out in Chicago at FFC with her personal trainer. She and her husband travel a lot but like to cook for friends when they are home.

Dorade Entire, Uber Driver, clutter, and mother lode, Volume 5, Issue 1

Judith Alexander Brice

Judith Alexander Brice, a retired Pittsburgh psychiatrist, has the honorable distinction of being married to a wonderful poet—namely, Charles W. Brice—who has published widely including in The Magnolia Review! This first drew her attention to this very eclectic lovely journal, which happens to have a name that called to one of her enclosed poems, “My Magnolia Gamble.” Dr. Brice has published in many on-line and print journals and newspapers including The Paterson Literary Review, Vox Populi.com, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Versewrights.com, and Annals of Internal Medicine among others. Her first book, Renditions in a Palette, appeared in 2013. Her second book, Overhead From Longing, has just hit the shelves.

Sketches of Sun; When You Turn; Solitary; Of Grace, Hatred, Preying and Lady-Bugs; My Magnolia Gamble; and No Candy; Volume 5, Issue 1

Aidan Coleman

Aidan Coleman has published two collections of poetry, and his work has appeared in Best Australian Poems, The Australian, Australian Book Review, Poetry Ireland Review, Glasgow Review of Books, Poetry Salzburg Review, and Virginia Quarterly Review. He is currently writing a biography of the poet John Forbes.

Cenotaph, Volume 5, Issue 1

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