C o n t r i b u t o r s

Barbara Raimondo lives in Washington Grove, Maryland, where she is a member of the Washington Grove Poetry Workshop. In her day job she works in advocacy with the deaf community. Her poem "The Better Life" can be found in RHP #62.

Bob Eager would like to dedicated his poem in this issue to Cordwainer Smiths' short story "Think Blue, Count Two."  Mr. Eager appears in Static Movement, Glass Coin, Rusty Truck and Exercise Bowler.

Links to Brad Rose’s poetry and fiction can be found here. His chapbook of miniature fiction from RHP is Coyotes Circle the Party Store. Audio recordings of a selection of Brad’s published poetry can be heard here.

Carol Berg’s recent poems are forthcoming or in The Journal, Menacing Hedge, and Escape Into Life. Her most recent chapbook, Her Vena Amoris, is available from Red Bird Chapbooks. 

Dale Wisely normally edits this publication. Howie Good is guest-editing this issue. Dale paid him a bribe of $1000 to run this poem. In retrospect, this was unnecessary since it's Dale's publication. And, Dale could have used that $1000 for something else. Like a new 13-inch Macbook Air (1.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, Turbo Boost up to 2.6GHz, Intel HD Graphics 5000, 4GB memory, 128GB flash storage). "Dale Wisely" is a pseudonym. His real name is Aretha Franklin.

Dawn Corrigan has published poetry and prose in a number of print and online journals. Her debut novel, an environmental mystery called Mitigating Circumstances, is due out from Five Star/Cengage on December 18.

Donna Voyerer's collection, A House of Many Windows, was recently released by Sundress Publications, and new poems/fiction are forthcoming in The Labletter, Spry, and Storychord. 

James Brush teaches English in a juvenile correctional facility. His writing has appeared at various places online, in print, and on scraps of paper around his house in Austin, TX. He is the author of Birds Nobody Loves, and he can be found online at Coyote Mercury.

Jane Røken is Norwegian, lives in Denmark, and likes to think of herself as an internationalist. Her writings have been published in quite a number of online magazines, most recently Antiphon, Snakeskin, and International Times. 

Having recently graduated with distinction from the Creative Writing MA at Lancaster University, UK, Janet Lees was featured poet for September in the neo:anthology projectShe lives in the Isle of Man, a mist-shrouded, myth-laden place that experts believe exists only in the imagination.

Justin Bond’s work has appeared most recently in Vinyl Poetry, NAP, and The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts. His first chapbook, Going Native, is forthcoming in 2014 from Red Bird Chapbooks. A poetry editor for The Found Poetry Review, he lives and works in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Karen Greenbaum-Maya, retired clinical psychologist, German major, Pushcart nominee and occasional photographer, no longer lives for Art, but still thinks about it a lot. Poems appeared recently in Women's Studies Quarterly, Bohemia, The Mom Egg, Perfume River, qarrtsiluni, and Unshod Quills. Kattywompus Press publishes her chapbooks, Burrowing Song and Eggs Satori (in press). www.cloudslikemountains.blogspot.com/.

M. J. Iuppa lives on a small farm near the shores of Lake Ontario. Her most recent poems have appeared in Poetry East, The Chariton Review, Tar River Poetry, Blueline, The Prose Poem Project, and The Centrifugal Eye, among other publications. Her most recent poetry chapbook is As the Crow Flies (Foothills Publishing, 2008), and her second full-length collection is Within Reach (Cherry Grove Collections, 2010). Between Worlds, a prose chapbook, was published by Foothills Publishing in May 2013. She is Writer-in-Residence and Director of the Visual and Performing Arts Minor program at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York. 

Mary Bast writes poetry, memoir, and flash fiction. When her hands are not on computer keys they’re holding brush to canvas, inspired by Florida’s woodlands, lakes, and prairies. Recent publications are in 100 Word Story, Bacopa Literary Review, Connotation Press, From the Depths, Six Minute Magazine, and The Found Poetry Review.

After 40 years of working for "The Man" and sometimes "The Woman" Michael Estabrook is finally free. No more useless meetings under florescent lights in stuffy windowless rooms. He can concentrate instead on making better poems and on pursuing his other interests including: history, art, music, theatre and opera.

Peter Cole Friedman is a poet and artist based in Brooklyn. He is currently pursuing an MFA from the University of New Orleans. Recent publications include: ExFic, Otis Nebula, and FurLined Ghettos. His website is here.

Peter J. Grieco teaches writing at Niagara University and studies mathematics at Buffalo State College.

Scott Stoller's work has appeared in many online and print journals and anthologies including Weave, Blast Furnace and Prick of the Spindle, and is forthcoming in Found Poetry Review and Right Hand Pointing. He lives in the west suburbs of Chicago. 

Winston Plowes has found homes for his found poetry in print publications such as Turbulence magazine, The Best of Manchester Poets (Vol 3) and The Found Poetry Review. In April he took part in the Online Pulitzer Remix project. You can find out more by visiting his website.

photo by Karen Greenbaum-Maya