Contributors: October, 2006

Theresa Boyar: "My writing has appeared in several journals, including The Florida Review, Rattle, Pedestal, Stirring, and Wicked Alice.  I recently finished work on a chapbook manuscript, Kitchen Witch, and am currently editing my first novel.  My website can be found at:"

Leah Browning: "My stories, poems, essays, and articles have appeared in a variety of publications including the June 2006 issue of Lily, The Saint Ann’s Review, Arable: A Literary Journal, Literary Mama, Mothering Magazine, and Proposing on the Brooklyn Bridge: Poems About Marriage, an anthology edited by Ginny Lowe Connors.  I am the author of two nonfiction children's books (Capstone Press, 2006) and recently completed my first novel.  In addition to writing, I serve as editor of the Apple Valley Review, an online literary journal located at"

Jill Burhans: "I call myself a middle-aged repressed artist who uses for my paintbrush, a Canon G-5. Currently live in Huntsville, Alabama with three dogs, one daughter and a husband.  More images can be seen at"

Chris Crittenden: "Some of my recent acceptances are from: Rock Salt Plum Review; Wicked Alice (the ‘Alice In Wonderland’ issue), Ghoti Fish and River Oak Review.  I’ll be a featured poet in the Fall issue of: From East to West: Bicoastal Verse."

Jerry Garcia: The son of a camera store proprietor, Jerry Garcia starting taking photographs during the “Summer of Love.”  He studied Communication Arts at Loyola  Marymount University during the Watergate Era and became a film editor the year Annie Hall won the Oscar for Best Picture.  He is now a post production executive at a motion picture advertising company.  Jerry is also a poet and weekend guitar player.

Irras Han: Irras Han is an American living in Geneva, Switzerland. After giving up trying to find a country to call home, she now enjoys the freedom that comes with being rootless. She is a past winner of Alliance Française poetry competition. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Altramarea 2003 (Rassegna Nazionale di Poesia Contemporanea), Poem Niederngasse, Tryst, The Ugly Tree, Dead Drunk Dublin, Softblow, and Magma. Her photography can be found in various magazines.

Bernard Henrie: Bernard Henrie’s recent publications include Sundress/Stirring, Zafusy, Word Riot and Tertulia.  Four of his poems were published in the Wild Poetry Anthology and he won the Interboard Poetry Competition (IBPC) for January, 2005. California-based, he lives in the Mojave desert.

B.J. Hollars:  "I am a senior at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois.  Currently I am student teaching in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  I have been previously published in The Evansville Review, Perigree, Ballyhoo, Fort Wayne Magazine, Catch, North Central Review, Double Dare Press, Johnny America, Underground Window, as well as two in The Summerset Review, among others.  I was awarded first prize in the Davenport Fiction Contest 2005 and recently started my own literary magazine, Cellar Door."

Steffen Horstmann: "While a student at the University of Arizona I was awarded the Brooklyn Poetry Circle's National Student Award.  My poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Baltimore Review, Banyan Review, Common Ground Review, Pebble Lake Review, Taj Mahal Review and Texas Poetry Journal."

Steve Klepetar: Steve Klepetar teaches literature and writing at Saint Cloud State University in Minnesota.  He has published in many journals, including Lily, New Works Review, Niederngasse, Snakeskin, Whiteleaf, Mad-Hatter's Review, GHOTI, and Astropoetica.

Josef Lesser: After retiring from full-time employment Josef commenced writing poetry in order to share his thoughts of life and the world. His poems have been published internationally in print magazines, anthologies and online journals. He lives with his wife on the mid-north coast of New South Wales, Australia.

Pedro Libório: Pedro is a photographer from Portugal, where he lives with his wife and son.  His photographic equipment includes a Canon Digital Rebel with the lens 18-55 mm and Canon Powershot G2 Pro.  He has a great passion for photos and carries a camera with him most of the time.  He also plays table tennis. More of Pedro's work can be seen at

Jan Lowery: A native of upstate New York, Jan Lowery has taught creative writing and literature at the University of St. Thomas in Houston since 1990.  Her poems have been published in Poetry East, Greensboro Review, Concho River Review, Endless Mountains Review, Trois, Hairst and elsewhere.  A chapbook of her poems was published by Wings Press in the early nineties and reprinted a few years ago.  She has completed a two-part manuscript of poems called Traffic in Women; the trilogy of plays. TRAFFIC IN WOMEN is based on the poetry from these manuscripts. Part I opened at the University of St. Thomas on March 31, 2006.  Part II will run the first two weekends of February, 2007.

Clare L. Martin: Clare is a poet-mother-wife. She is a graduate of University of Southwestern Louisiana and currently works as an associate editor with Southern Hum Press. Her work has appeared most recently in Clean Sheets, the anthology Beyond Katrina, Southern Hum, Blood Lotus and Farmhouse Magazine. Clare was a nominated finalist for the 2006 Farmhouse Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Award, for her poem "4-way stop at dusk" which appeared in Farmhouse Magazine's May/June 2006 issue.

Kevin Paul Miller: Kevin Paul Miller lives in Southern California where he writes verse as well
as haiku and related forms. His work has been published in Lily, Half-Drunk Muse, Poet Express, Modern Haiku, Heron’s Nest, LYNX, Road Runner, Stylus and Full Moon. He is a member of the Tanka and Haiku Societies of America.

Mitch Miller: Mitch Miller has been a photographer since 1989.  More of his work can be viewed at:

Angel Uriel Perales: Angel Uriel Perales is a Pushcart Prize nominated poet and journalist originally from Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.  His work has been published in The Lion Speaks Anthology, F1ND Magazine, After Words Anthology, Lily Literary Review, L.A. Melange Anthology, and Literary Angles Anthology, to name just a few.  He has also written three collections of poetry and lyrical prose, Brown Recluse (Rumrazor Press, 2002, 97 pages), Long (Rumrazor Press, 2005, 87 pages), and The Carmudgeon and the Debutante (Offworld Publications, 2006, 50 pages).  He currently lives in Studio City, California.

Donnali Peters: Donnali Peters is a homemaker who has devoted her whole life to family and church. Her three kids are now grown. In the midst of a mid-life crisis a few years back, needing something to fill her time, she bought her first digital camera - a Sony Mavic FD88 - and took a little trip to Hawaii. That was her first experience with a camera, and since that time, she's gotten another Sony - the FD95. She is now waiting for the Sony 828, which has 8 megapixels. After all these years, she has found her passion, and it's photography. She loves to find the story in every picture. More of her photos can be viewed at

John Thomson: "I am a 40(ish) Glaswegian, who has been writing seriously for around seven years. I have had work published in several small-press magazines and my first collection of poetry Glasgow Kisses was published in 2005 by Bluechrome Press."

Sunny Williams: "I love photography and creating digital art. I have a Fujifilm S5000 that I take pictures with almost daily and then incorporate them into digital art. I am also a member of a website where I can obtain pictures which I can incorporate into a designated photo or photo design. I live happily with my husband and small dog." More of Sunny's photos can be seen at

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