Issue 2 Contributors
Brian Michael Barbeito is a Canadian nature writer and landscape photographer. He is the creator of the ongoing visual and written narrative titled Mosaics, Journeys through Landscapes Urban and Rural. Brian is the author of Chalk Lines, a prose poem chapbook from Fowl Pox Press.
John Grey is an Australian poet, U.S. resident. He has been recently published in Midwest Quarterly, Poetry East, and North Dakota Quarterly with work upcoming in South Florida Poetry Journal, Hawaii Review, and The Dunes Review.
Margaret Koger is a school media specialist with a writing habit. She lives and teaches in Boise, Idaho and spends a yearly time out lounging on a sandy beach bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Her poems have appeared most recently in Mediterranean Poetry, Poetry Breakfast, BLYNKT, Love Askew Anthology, Juke Joint, Little Rose, Amsterdam Quarterly, and “Ripe Figs.” Finalist, 2018 Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize, The Heartland Review, Spring 2018.
Matthew Kosinski is a poet, socialist, and occultist residing in Philadelphia. He holds an MFA from The New School. His work has appeared in Posit, The Seventh Wave, The Millions, Always Crashing, and elsewhere. His debut chapbook, Seven Times Obstructed by Flame, is forthcoming from Ghost City Press. You can find him on Twitter at @DonnyOhio.
Maurizio Fusillo (San Severo, Italy, 1990) is an emerging artist working in the fields of computer art and net art. A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts of Foggia, his works have been showcased in various exhibitions around Europe. In 2013 he got the mention for electronic arts at the Premio Nazionale delle Arti 2013 (National Arts Award) organized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research. Since 2017 he has managed the online art project Caedmon.
Lisa Poff is a single mom of two children—one with a rare medically complex condition. Writing poetry makes Lisa happy, and she hopes her readers feel a connection in this condition called living. Her poetry has been published in the anthology Stories That Need to Be Told, Crosswinds Poetry Journal, Runcible Spoon, Ghost City Review, and is forthcoming in the I Am Strength anthology.
Daniel Romo is the author of Apologies in Reverse (FutureCycle Press, 2019), When Kerosene’s Involved (Mojave River Press, 2014), and Romancing Gravity (Silver Birch Press, 2013). His poetry can be found in The Los Angeles Review, The Good Man Project, Barrelhouse, and elsewhere. He earned an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Queens University of Charlotte, and he is an Associate Poetry Editor at Backbone Press. More at danielromo.net.
Lauren Suchenski has a difficult relationship with punctuation and currently lives in Yardley, PA. She has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize as well as twice for The Best of the Net and her chapbook, Full of Ears and Eyes Am I, is available from Finishing Line Press. You can find more of her writing on Instagram @lauren_suchenski or on Twitter @laurensuchenski.
Raymond F. Vennare is a multi-disciplinary artist—author, painter, musician, and storyteller. His first book, My Father’s Shoes, is a richly textured memoir written for his father. This introspective and poignant anthology of short-stories is currently being adapted for stage and audio performance. Raymond’s second book, Reflections, is scheduled for release in Fall 2019. As a speaker, lecturer and storyteller, Raymond’s themes are universal: the legacy of family, the significance of memory, and the power of self-discovery.