Issue Two / Summer 2018

Featuring seven poets and twenty-two fiction writers. 200 pages of art directly to you for $12 from Amazon.

A. E. Herting is an aspiring freelance writer and busy mother of three living in colorful Colorado. She has had over 30 short stories published and has completed a novel called “Wet Birds Don’t Fly at Night” that she is hoping to find a home for. Contact her at or

Robert Geyer has published stories in The Corner Club Press and The Fable Online along with a self-published coming-of-age novel. Robert is a fourth generation Californian and has spent the better part of his life working and living (but mostly driving) somewhere along Interstate 80 between Sacramento and San Francisco.

Cameron Thomson is a moral philosopher, storyteller, and singer-songwriter. His work has appeared in Longshot Island and is forthcoming in Salt Hill. He is currently working on a novel.

Sean Padraic McCarthy is a native of the Boston area, and he earned his M.A. in Writing at the University of San Francisco. He has new stories either recently published or forthcoming in The Hopkins Review and Glimmer Train, and his story “Better Man”was cited in The Best American Short Stories 2015.

A fan of jangly folk-rock music, Slavic languages, and decaf espresso, Adrian Slonaker works as a copywriter and copy editor in Urbandale, Iowa. Adrian’s work has appeared in The Bohemyth, Pangolin Review, and Manzano Mountain Review.

Stanley Trice’s short stories have been published in two dozen magazines. He is a member of the North Carolina Writers’ Network, writers’ groups in Pamlico and Carteret, and a local critique group. For several years, he conducted interviews with editors from around the world for an online journal.

Allen Kopp lives in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. He likes to be alone and loves a good book better than a cell phone or a sports event. He has had over a hundred short works of fiction published in a wide range of print and online publications. He writes every day and when he isn’t writing he wishes he was. His writer’s website may be found at:

Dave Gregory was a young writer in search of the world when he inadvertently ended up with a career in the cruise industry. Two decades later, he has retired from life at sea and returned to his first love – writing. Publication credits include Eunoia Review, Soft Cartel & Clever Magazine.

Dorian J. Sinnott is an Emerson College alumnus, currently living in Kingston, NY with his bossy munchkin-mix cat. He takes care of animals at a local humane society and co-hosts a youth writing program in his hometown. Dorian’s work has appeared in Crab Fat Literary Magazine, The Bleeding Lion, and The Hungry Chimera.

Jessye Scott is a writer from Jacksonville, Florida. Her writing has appeared in The Quotable, WFSU’s Fresh Picked Prose, and Funny in Five Hundred. She is currently working on a collection of short stories and as a middle English teacher.

Norbert Kovacs lives and writes in Hartford, Connecticut. His stories have appeared or soon will appear in Thrice Fiction, Westview, and Ginosko Literary Journal. Norbert’s website is

Mike Lee is a writer, editor, labor journalist and photographer living in New York City. His fiction is published in Ghost Parachute, Reservoir, Homestead Review, Alexandria Quarterly, The Airgonaut and others. He also writes for the photography website Focus on the Story. Website is

Scott Bassis is a young writer eager to establish himself as a serious talent. He has had short stories published in Poydras Review, The Acentos Review and Open: Journal of Arts & Letters. He currently lives in New York City and works at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Thomas Elson lives in Kansas and Northern California. His short stories, poetry, and flash fiction
have been published in the United States, Ireland, Canada, England, and Wales.

Robert S. King edits Good Works Review. His poems appear widely, including Kenyon Review, Midwest Quarterly,and Southern Poetry Review. He has published eight poetry collections, most recently Diary of the Last Person on Earth (Sybaritic Press 2014) and Developing a Photograph of God (Glass Lyre Press, 2014).

KV Martins lives in New Zealand. She is obsessed with poetry, film photography and riding horses. If she had to choose between the three, she would select poetry. Her poetry and flash fiction has been published in The Copperfield Review, Flash Frontier and “a fine line’

RLM Cooper is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Alabama in Huntsville whose short stories have been published in online magazines, reviews, and print anthologies. She lives in the Pacific Northwest. For links to her other work, please visit her Facebook page: or her blog:

Terry Sanville lives in San Luis Obispo, California with his artist-poet wife (his in-house editor), and two plump cats (his in-house critics). Since 2005, his short stories have been accepted by more than 280 literary and popular journals, magazines, and anthologies. Terry is also an accomplished jazz and blues guitarist.

Nancy Botta lives in Berwyn, Illinois with her husband, son, and cat; she works for corporate America and has been previous published in WINK: Writers in the Know, Soft Cartel, and Ariel Chart.

E. Thomas McClanahan is a retired journalist turned fiction writer. He lives in Kansas City, Mo.

Pam Munter is a retired clinical psychologist, performer and former film historian. Her essays and stories have appeared in The Rumpus, The Matador Review, and Adelaide among many others. Much of her work can be found at She has recently been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Steve Carr, who lives in Richmond, Va., began his writing career as a military journalist and has had over 170 short stories published internationally in print and online magazines, literary journals and anthologies. Sand, a collection of his short stories, was published recently by Clarendon House Books.

LeeAnne Carlson is an MFA student at the University of Houston, where she daily explores what is fiction and what is not. A midwife for two decades, she’s delivered hundreds of future people. In her spare time she milks goats, and tries to instil order upon her life, sometimes successfully.

Heidi Heimler lives and works in Milwaukee, WI. Her work has appeared in both online and print publications, including Full of Crow, Popcorn Fiction and others. She’s a two-time finalist in Lascaux’s 250 Flash Contest.

David Armand is Writer-in-Residence at Southeastern Louisiana University, where he also serves as associate editor for Louisiana Literature. In 2010, he won the George Garrett Fiction Prize for his first novel, The Pugilist’s Wife, which was published by Texas Review Press. He has since published several more books.

Marcia Eppich-Harris lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, and teaches English at Marian University. Her fiction, poetry, and scholarly works have appeared in a number of print and online journals. A full publication list with links may be found at

Rachael Peralez completed her undergraduate degree at University of Texas and her MFA in creative writing at the University of New Orleans, where she received the award of Best Thesis for a collection of her short stories. Her work has recently been published in the Eunoia Review and Five on the Fifth literary magazines.

Arthur Whitaker is a special education teacher and a disability rights activist. His work has appeared in Abys & Apex, Daily Dose of Lit, and Intrinsick.

Fred Pollacks is the author of two book-length narrative poems, THE ADVENTURE and HAPPINESS (Story Line Press), and two col-lections, A POVERTY OF WORDS (Prolific Press, 2015) and LANDSCAPE WITH MUTANT (Smokestack Books, UK, 2018). Many other poems in print and online journals. Adjunct professor creative writing George Washington University, Washington, DC.

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