Scott Withiam

Scott Withiam’s first book, Arson & Prophets, was published by Ashland Poetry Press. His poems are recently out in Antioch Review, Barrow Street, Beloit Poetry Journal, Chattahoochee Review, Cimarron Review, Diagram, The Literary Review, Salamander and Western Humanities Review. Poems are forthcoming in Plume. He works for a non-profit in the Boston area.

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John Morgan

John Morgan has published five books of poetry, most recently River of Light: A Conversation with Kabir, as well as a collection of essays.  His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, APR, The Paris Review, Prairie Schooner, The New Republic, and many other journals.  In 2009, he served as the first Writer-in-Residence at […]

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Joanne M. Clarkson

Joanne M. Clarkson’s fourth poetry collection, Believing the Body, was published spring 2014 by Gribble Press.  This fall she was awarded a GAP grant from Artist Trust. Joanne’s poems have appeared recently in Rhino, Nimrod, Pudding Magazine and Saranac Review . She serves on the Board of the Olympia Poetry Network and is Poet-in-Residence for […]

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Jeanpaul Ferro

There are notable people buried in Swan Point Cemetery.  Thomas Dorr of the Dorr Rebellion.  Four Congressional Medal of Honor recipients.  Aunts and uncles and cousins of Presidents, celebrities, black sheep that inhabit every family. The fathers of American horror, H.P. Lovecraft and C.M. Eddy, Jr., battle for tourist attention.  Painter Robert Henry is near […]

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Melanie Hoffert

  So far, Iceland is black lava. So far, Iceland is water of all sorts: glacially tinted ocean, sulfur-soaked hot springs, and sleet-laden rain. So far, Iceland is rump-facing sheep and horses with blonde-ancient manes. And today, Iceland is a wish. According to local lore, the spirit of a woman named Guðrún Ósvífrsdóttir’s grants three […]

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Kirsten Wasson

During the first few weeks after moving to L.A. for my mid-life crisis, I drove around having no idea where I was. Ever. Some days I ended up in Santa Monica where the Pacific was pounding the shore and people were surfing in wet suits in February’s miraculous 75-degree weather. Other days found me turning […]

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Sharon Chmielarz

Sharon Chmielarz’s latest books of poetry are Calling , a finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, 2011, and The Sky Is Great the Sky Is Blue. She’s the recipient of the 2012 Jane Kenyon Award from Water~Stone Review.  You can hear her read on www.sharonchmielarz.com

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Chad Hanson

Chad Hanson serves as Chairman of the Department of Sociology & Social Work at Casper College. His creative nonfiction titles include Swimming with Trout (University of New Mexico Press, 2007) and Trout Streams of the Heart (Truman State University Press, 2013). His collection of poems, Patches of Light, won the Meadowhawk Prize (Red Dragonfly Press, […]

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