Valerie Ruberto is a psychology student at Tufts University. She has been writing poetry as a hobby for five years and has had three poems published in Yellow Chair Review. To read more of her poems, go to www.valerierubertopoetry.weebly.com.
January Ends with You, Volume 4, Issue 1
John Rodzvilla teaches in the Publishing and Writing programs at Emerson College in Boston. His work has appeared in Harvard Review, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, gorse, DecomP, Verbatim and Bad Robot Poetry.
Recent Virgin; A Great Shout; Cursed the Sacred; From the Desk of…Joshua Norton, The First Emperor of these United States of America; His Fake Castle; and Convent of the Capuchins; Volume 4, Issue 1
Scarlett Peterson is a Georgia native who received her B.A. in English and creative writing from Kennesaw State University. She is currently working on an MFA in poetry at Georgia College. Her poetry has appeared or is coming soon to Five2One, Serendipity, and Pennsylvania English. Her nonfiction has appeared in Madcap Review. For inquiries she can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reclaiming the Flesh and Old Flame Burning Forest, Volume 4, Issue 1
Toti O’Brien is the Italian Accordionist with the Irish Last Name. She was born in Rome then moved to Los Angeles, where she makes a living as a self-employed artist, performing musician, and professional dancer. Her work has most recently appeared in Apt, Aji Magazine, The Spectacle, and The Goldman Review.
Dog Days, Volume 4, Issue 1
Don Noel retired after four decades’ prizewinning print and broadcast journalism in Hartford CT. Noel received his MFA in Creative Writing from Fairfield University in 2013. He has since published more than two dozen short stories and non-fiction pieces, but has two novellas and a novel still looking for publishers.
Empty Nest, Volume 4, Issue 1
Leah Mueller is an indie writer from Tacoma, Washington. She is the author of two chapbooks, Queen of Dorksville (Crisis Chronicles Press) and Political Apnea (Locofo Chaps) and three books, Allergic to Everything, (Writing Knights Press) Beach Dweller Manifesto (Writing Knights) and The Underside of the Snake (Red Ferret Press). Her work appears in Blunderbuss, Outlook Springs, Atticus Review, and many anthologies. She was a featured poet at the 2015 New York Poetry Festival, and a runner-up in the 2012 Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry contest.
Nyctohylophobia, Volume 4, Issue 1
Anthony J. Mohr’s work has appeared in DIAGRAM, Compose, Front Porch Journal, Hippocampus Magazine, Superstition Review, Word Riot, ZYZZYVA, and elsewhere. His work has been nominated four times for the Pushcart Prize and received honorable mention from Sequestrum’s Editor’s Reprint Award. He is an assistant editor of Fifth Wednesday Journal. Once upon a time, he was a member of the L.A. Connection, an improv theater group.
Crescent Drive, Volume 4, Issue 1