2021 Contributors

Deborah H. Doolittle has lived in lots of different places but now calls North Carolina home. A Pushcart nominee, she is the author of No Crazy Notions, That Echo, Floribunda, and Bogbound. Some of her work has appeared or will soon appear in Bear Creek Haiku, Conceit, Dash, Evening Street Review, Packington Review Journal, Ravensperch, Spank the Carp, and Visions International. She shares a home with her husband, four housecats, and a backyard full of birds.

Lee Landau has been writing poetry since the age of twelve. She is now 78 years old. Her first chapbook, Knotted, will be published early in 2023. She developed and manages a growing network of 2500 poets on LinkedIn.com. Her poetry has been published in Poetica, New Millenium Writings, bluestockings at Brown University, Broad River Review and the Poetic Bond Anthology to name a few. She identifies as a feminist. Known influences through her participation in poetry workshops: Billy Collins, Tom Lux, Maxine Kumin, Sharon Olds. Her own work continues to evolve. She is currently completing her second chapbook, where she resides in Florida on the Gulf coast.

Emily Light’s poetry can be found in such journals as Inch, Lake Effect, Cherry Tree, Cumberland River Review, and RHINO, among others. She teaches English and lives in New Jersey with her husband and son.

Susan Muth is a first year poetry MFA candidate at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Her work has been accepted by Montana MouthfulAs You Were: The Military Review, and The Northern Virginia Review. She lives in Arlington, Virginia. 

Kate Northrop’s recent collections are cuntstruck (C & R Press) and Clean (Persea Books).  She lives in Laramie and is the Interim Director of the MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Wyoming.

Becca Rae Rose is a cross-genre writer from Sisters, Oregon, a town with no traffic lights and lots of tumbleweeds. She was an Assistant Poetry Editor for Narrative Magazine for two years and is currently pursuing her MFA in Writing at UC San Diego where she founded the program’s new publication, KALEIDOSCOPED MAG. Her work has appeared in iō Literary Journal and PANK Magazine, and is forthcoming from Swamp Ape Review.

Mike Samra is a poet, writer, and painter.  His work has appeared in Bennington Review, Coastal Shelf, and a number of other publications; a finalist for the Anhinga-Robert Dana Prize, he’s received the the 2020 Hillary Gravendyk Prize and the Himan Brown Award.  Having previously resided in New York, Philadelphia, and elsewhere, he lives at present in New Orleans on a segment of railroad tracks disturbed on occasion by the train, which appears to be some kind of demigod.

Hannah Schultz is a poet from Southern California, and currently resides in San Francisco. Her work is published or forthcoming in Slipstream, Cultural Daily, Neon Door, Anti-Heroin Chic, and Trampoline

Pamela Wax is the author of Walking the Labyrinth (Main Street Rag, 2022) and the forthcoming chapbook, Starter Mothers (Finishing Line Press). Her poems have received awards from Crosswinds Poetry Journal, Paterson Literary Review, Oberon Poetry Magazine and the Robinson Jeffers Tor House and have been published in many other journals. Pam is a rabbi who facilitates spiritual poetry writing workshops and walks labyrinths in the Northern Berkshires of Massachusetts.