Nikki Paley Cox writes and teaches in Chicago. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and her poems have been published in Hanging Loose, Briar Cliff Review, Gertrude, Poetica, and others. Her plays have been featured in festivals with the Chicago Dramatists, the Writer’s Bloc, and the Fine Print Theatre Company. She has […]
John F. Buckley lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he earned an MFA from the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan. His second book of poems written in collaboration with Martin Ott, Yankee Broadcast Network, is scheduled to arrive on Brooklyn Arts Press in late 2014. His website is http://www.johnfrancisbuckley.wordpress.com.
Gina Bruno sees culture as the one force that can simultaneously bring humankind together while ripping it apart. More importantly, it gives life texture, color, and all the unique elements that make life worth experiencing. “On the Phone” is based on real events in the author’s Colombian-Italian family and seeks to communicate the unspoken tensions, […]
Annah Browning lives in Chicago, where she is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in English in the Program for Writers at University of Illinois-Chicago. Her poems have appeared in Transom, Nashville Review, Vinyl Poetry,The Southeast Review, and elsewhere. Her poem “On Hearing a Childhood Playmate Is on Death Row, Early Spring” was selected by Michael Dickman […]
Hala Alyan is a Palestinian-American poet who has lived in different regions of the world, spanning from Oklahoma to Beirut. Hala is pursuing her doctoral degree in the field of clinical psychology and currently resides in Brooklyn. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and her poems have appeared in journals such as Copper Nickel, Third Coast, and The […]