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Karine Leno Ancellin has lived in New York City; Paris; London; the Sahara region in West Africa, where she reported from Mauritania as a journalist; and now Athens, where she teaches, writes, and translates. Her first collection The Missing Angle addresses the fluidity in the architecture of contemporary emotions. Her latest collection, Penelope Embodied, explores how being together has morphed, from the ancient Greeks to now.

Penelope Embodied

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Gloria Heffernan’s Exploring Poetry of Presence (Back Porch Productions) won CNY Book Award for Nonfiction. She also wrote the poetry collection What the Gratitude List Said to the Bucket List (NYQ Books). She won Naugatuck River Review’s 2022 Narrative Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared in over 100 journals.

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Meg Weston’s passion for geology is evident in her photography on www.volcanoes.com and her books on www.thepoetscorner.org/shop.  She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University.  Weston’s poems have appeared in journals and anthologies as well as Magma Intrusions. Weston is the co-founder and Director of The Poets Corner.

Cover of Magna Intrusions

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Keith Gaboury earned a M.F.A. in creative writing from Emerson College. He has a full-length poetry collection from Kelsay Books and a full-length poetry collection forthcoming Falkenberg Press. Keith is the president of the Berkeley Branch of the California Writers Club.

The Cosmos Is Alive

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Paul Buchheit is an author of books, poems, progressive essays, and scientific journal articles. He recently completed his first historical novel, 1871: Rivers on Fire. His newest book, Sonnets of Love and Joy, was published by Kelsay Books in 2023.

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Sandi Stromberg’s poetry has been nominated three times for a Pushcart Prize and twice for Best of the Net. In addition to appearing in numerous literary journals and anthologies, her work has been translated into Dutch and published in the Netherlands. She recently became an editor at The Ekphrastic Review.

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Purchase Frogs Don’t Sing Red

 

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Dennis J. Bernstein is the award-winning host of Flashpoints on public radio. Bernstein is the author of Five Oceans in a Teaspoon which won the 2020 IPPY Gold Medal Award for Poetry and the 2020 Best Book Award for Poetry by the American Bookfest. Bernstein is also the recipient of many awards for his journalism, including the 2015 Pillar Award in Broadcast Journalism.

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Mark Saba’s poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have appeared widely in literary magazines and anthologies as well. Also a visual artist, he paints and produces poetry videos. Recently he retired from his position as medical illustrator and graphic designer at Yale University.

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Purchase Flowers in the Dark

 

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  Sandra Anfang is a poet, teacher, and artist. Her books include Looking Glass Heart and Road Worrier (Finishing Line Press, 2016 & 2018), Xylem Highway (Main Street Rag, 2019), and Finishing School (Kelsay Books, 2023). The founder and host of Rivertown Poets, she teaches poetry in the schools.

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  Deanie Blank’s work appears in several literary journals and anthologies and has been set to music and performed. She is a scholarship recipient from W.B. Yeats International Summer School in Sligo, Ireland.

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Curt Curtin has previously produced two full-length adult poetry collections, both published by Kelsay Books (For Art’s Sake, 2019; Kerry Dancers, 2020) and three poetry chapbooks. He taught English and Creative Writing at the junior high, high school and college levels for over 25 years, and volunteered to teach poetry classes in two elementary schools. He served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children in foster care and a Volunteer Case Reviewer for the Mass. Department of Children and Families for 20 years.

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Shutta Crum’s book When You Get Here won a gold Royal Palm Literary Award. The Way to the River is her latest book. She’s a Pushcart nominee who is published in numerous journals including Orchards Review, Mom Egg, Acumen, Calyx and Boulevard. And she has authored books for young readers.

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Mary K O’Melveny lives with her wife in Woodstock New York and Washington DC. She has written many award-winning poems, two prior poetry collections and co-authored an anthology of writings by the Hudson Valley Women's Writing Group. Her work appears in print and online literary journals, anthologies and national blog sites.

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Barbra Nightingale has six chapbooks and two previous volumes of poetry with small presses. She is an Associate Editor with the South Florida Poetry Journal, a professor emerita from Broward College, and lives in Hollywood, Florida, with her two- and four-legged menagerie. She is completing work on her first memoir, Husbands and Other Strangers.

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Lee Woodman is the winner of the 2020 William Meredith Prize for Poetry. Her essays and poems have been widely published. A Pushcart nominee, she received an Individual Poetry Fellowship from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities FY 2019 and FY 2020. Her poetry collection, Mindscapes, was published by Poets’ Choice Publishing on January 9, 2020, and Homescapes was published by Finishing Line Press on May 22, 2020.

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Linda Neal Reising, a native of Oklahoma and a member of the Western Cherokee Nation, has been published in numerous journals, including The Southern Indiana Review, The Comstock Review, and Nimrod.

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Curt Curtin is a first-generation Irish American poet whose parents emigrated from County Kerry in the early 20th century. Kerry Dancers (2020) captures many ways Irish settlers retained their heritage while assimilating into American culture. Curt also produced three chapbooks and has won local poetry awards, including the Connecticut River Review Poetry Contest (2019) and the Frank O’Hara Award (2010) from the Worcester County Poetry Association

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Laura Rogerson Moore lives in New England with her husband. She teaches writing and literature. Splendor is her third book of poems.

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Kim Malinowski earned her B.A. from West Virginia University and her M.F.A. from American University. She studies with The Writers Studio. Her work is disparate—ranging from writing about war and atrocities to the fairy world and pagan studies. She writes because the alternative is unthinkable.

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Deborah DeNicola is the author of six poetry books, Where Divinity Begins (Alice James Books); Original Human (WordTech Press), for which she received her fifth Pushcart Nomination; Inside Light, (Finishing Line Press); Harmony of the Next (2005), which won the Riverstone Chapbook Award; Psyche Revisited (1992), which won the Embers Magazine Chapbook Contest; and Rainmakers (Coyote Love Press). 

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Purchase The Impossible