Todd Mercer’s digital chapbook, Life-wish Maintenance appeared at Right Hand Pointing in 2015. Mercer won two Kent County Dyer-Ives Prizes, a Palm Beach Poetry Festival Prize, the William J. Shaw Prize for Poetry and the first Woodstock Writers Festival’s Flash Fiction contest. Mercer moderates the Writers Squared Series at the Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters. Mercer’s poetry and fiction appear in journals such as: Apocrypha and Abstractions, The Camel Saloon, Camroc Press Review, Cheap Pop, Dunes Review, East Coast Literary Review, Eunoia Review, Midwestern Gothic, Right Hand Pointing, River Lit, Spartan and *82 Review.
Todd Mercer won the Dyer-Ives Kent County Prize for Poetry in 2016, the National Writers Series Poetry Prize for 2016, and the Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts Flash Fiction Award for 2015. His digital chapbook, Life-wish Maintenance, appeared at Right Hand Pointing. Mercer’s recent poetry and fiction appear in: Bartleby Snopes, Blast Furnace, Cheap Pop, Eunoia Review, The Fib Review, Flash Frontier Magazine, Fried Chicken and Coffee, In-flight Literary Magazine, The Lake, The Magnolia Review, Softblow Journal, Star 82 Review and Two Cities Review