Bridget Malley is a Pittsburgh-based poet, writer, and connoisseur of terrible puns. She has been published in Uppagus, RUNE, The Loyalhanna Review, and Main Street Rag, with forthcoming publication in Poetry Pacific.
Wise/Crack and This Magic Show, Volume 4, Issue 1
Christopher Woods is a writer, teacher, and photographer, who lives in Chappell Hill, Texas. He has published a novel, The Dream Patch, a prose collection, Under a Riverbed Sky, and a book of stage monologues for actors, Heart Speak. His work has appeared in The Southern Review, New England Review, New Orleans Review, Columbia, and Glimmer Train, among others. His photographs can be seen in his gallery: http://christopherwoods.zenfolio.com/.
The Fire That Night, Volume 4, Issue 1
Spencer Smith is a University of Utah graduate and works in the corporate world to pay the bills. A Pushcart Prize nominee, his poems have appeared in over fifty literary journals, including RATTLE, Hawai’i Pacific Review, Main Street Rag, RHINO, and Roanoke Review.
Monday and Named, Volume 4, Issue 1
A recovering economics professor, Steve Slavin earns a living writing math and economics books. The second volume of his short stories, To the City, with Love, was recently published.
It’s a brand new ballgame!, Volume 4, Issue 1
Roger Sippl studied creative writing at UC Irvine, UC Berkeley and Stanford Continuing Studies. He has enjoyed being published in a couple dozen online and print literary journals and anthologies over the years. While a student at Berkeley, Sippl was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and was treated for thirteen months with a mixture of surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy, seriously challenging him in many ways, but allowing him to live relapse-free to this day, forty-three years later. So, is this poem about an old love reappearing, or just the thought of her reappearing, or is it about cancer coming back, or all and none of these? Sippl has just self-published a book of poetry, Heavenly Whispers, and it is available from Amazon. He is finishing two other poetry books, Real Nature and Bridgehampton, which should be on Amazon in approximately the April timeframe. Samples of poems from those books are on his writing website, www.rogersippl.com.
Again, Volume 4, Issue 1
Hilary Sideris is a Greek/Irish American poet. Sideris spent the first 21 years of life in Indiana, in a ranch-style house on the edge of a trailer park. She has published four chapbooks and two full-length poetry collections, Most Likely to Die (Poets Wear Prada 2014) and The Inclination to Make Waves (Big Wonderful 2016). Sideris lives in Brooklyn and works as a professional developer and curriculum writer for The City University of New York’s CUNY Start program. Sideris has a BA in English literature from Indiana University and an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She speaks Italian and grows tomatoes on her fire escape.
Rockaway, Volume 4, Issue 1
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