Abigail Carroll

Abigail Carroll has published prose in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Huffington Post, and her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in a variety of literary magazines, including Midwest Quarterly, Spiritus, Crab Orchard Review, River Oak Review, Dappled Things,and Ruminate. Her book Three Squares: The Invention of the American Meal (Basic Books 2013) was a finalist for the Zocalo Public Square Book Prize. […]

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Katharine Coles

Katharine Coles’ fifth poetry collection, The Earth Is Not Flat (Red Hen 2013), was written under the auspices of the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic Artists and Writers Program; ten poems from the book, translated into German by Klaus Martens, appeared in the summer 2014 issue of the journal Matrix.  Her sixth collection, Flight, is due […]

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Angel LaCanfora

Angel LaCanfora is a singer/songwriter-poet-mosaic artist-landscape photographer currently residing in Henderson, Nevada. Her photos have appeared in the L.A.Times, the OC Register and ARTSmeme magazine, and she was a winner in the Washington Post Travel Photo Contest of 2012.

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Pete Duval

Pete Duval lives in Philadelphia and teaches writing at West Chester University and in Spalding University’s Brief-Residency MFA program. His story collection Rear View (Houghton Mifflin: Mariner) won the Bakeless Prize, the Connecticut Book Award for fiction, and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction. His stories and […]

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J. Malcolm Garcia

I was in Kabul writing a story about street children and I came across this trash dump. I snapped the photo as the girl walked across the dump collecting plastic bottles and plastic bags.

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Laurie Klein

  Laurie Klein’s work has appeared in The Southern Review, Terrain, MAR, Atlanta Review, Natural Bridge, and other journals and anthologies. She has been a recipient of the New Letters Creative Nonfiction Prize and the Thomas Merton Prize for Poetry of the Sacred. Her chapbook, Bodies of Water, Bodies of Flesh, won first prize in […]

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Peter Chilson

Tuareg war refugees in Burkina FasoI visited the Mentao Red Cross Refugee Camp in northern Burkina Faso in May 2012 to talk to Tuareg and Arab refugees from the civil war in neighboring Mali. The camp is 30 miles from the border with Mali, where the conflict had produced a half million refugees, about 100,000 […]

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Costangelo Pacilio

Costangelo Pacilio is a 26-year-old Italian artist and street photographer and a nominee for the Best 50 emerging photographers by LensCulture.  An exhibition will take place in August, with the BeFood project in Italy.  The street documentary shot in London, UK, is about the difference in eating created by capitalism: people do not eat for the taste, […]

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Michael Martone

Michael Martone was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, 59 years ago, and in all that time he has only seen one person die, his grandmother on his mother’s side, Blanche. Of course, he has seen hundreds of people “die” in the synthetic recreations of the event acted out on stage or screen, but only that […]

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