Frank X. Christmas, a lifelong New Englander, was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. He studied accounting at Bentley College and journalism at Northeastern University. His poems and stories have appeared in Northwest Review, Seattle Review, Manoa, Gulf Stream, Midwest Quarterly, and other magazines. Today he is working on linked stories, longer manuscripts, and more […]
Carla Capone is a clinical psychology graduate student from Philadelphia, PA. She loves finding poetry in the city’s romantic, urban charm and describing the simple, raw nuances of everyday thoughts. She is inspired by the blunt and sensual styles of Anne Sexton and Charles Bukowski.
Micheline Maylor was Calgary’s Poet Laureate 2016-18. Her latest poetry collection Little Wildheart (U of Alberta Press) was long listed for both the Pat Lowther and Raymond Souster awards. She teaches creative writing at Mount Royal University and the University of Calgary.
John Mancini is a writer and musician whose poetry and fiction have appeared in New England Review, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, SmokeLong Quarterly, New World Writing, Best Small Fictions, and elsewhere. He earned an MFA from SF State and an MA from the University of Southern Mississippi. A former writing instructor at the University of Maryland […]
Shavahn Dorris-Jefferson is a writer and educator from Joliet, IL. Her poetry has appeared in Carve Magazine, Salamander, The Baltimore Review, Río Grande Review, and Sugar House Review, among others. She received her MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts.
Brandon Thomas DiSabatino
Brandon Thomas DiSabatino‘s work for the theater has been performed in Cincinnati and NYC, recently earning nominations for Best Actress and Best Play for his last piece, “Sand in a Memphis Glass.” Other writing has appeared in Belt Mag, After the Pause, Stereo Embers, Caught in the Carousel and will be forthcoming in Silver Needle […]