Author Pages

Rachel Adams

Rachel Adams lives in Washington, DC, where she is the editor at an advocacy association and the founder/editor of Lines + Stars, a literary journal ( Her poetry has appeared in the North American Review, Arsenic Lobster, The Conium Review, Free State Review, Blueline, Elbow Pads, and elsewhere. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks: What Is Heard (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2013) and Sleeper (Flutter Press, 2015).

What Is Heard

Ron Arias

A former English teacher and newspaper and magazine journalist, most recently for 22 years at People, Ron Arias has published the following books: The Road To Tamazunchale, a novel nominated for a National Book Award; Five Against the Sea, a true survival saga; Healing from the Heart, with Dr. Mehmet Oz; Moving Target: A Memoir of Pursuit, and White’s Rules:Saving Our Youth, One Kid At A Time, with Paul D. White.

Joe Baumann

Joe Baumann is a PhD candidate in English at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he currently serves as the editor-in-chief of Rougarou: an Online Literary Journal. His work has appeared in Hawai'i Review, SN Review, The Coachella Review, matchbook, oblong, and several others. He is currently at work on his first full-length collection of short fiction.

Sarah Hayes

Sarah Hayes is a writer and visual artist currently living in Saint Paul, MN.  She enjoys writing most days - especially poetry, creative non-fiction, and mixed-genre works exploring a wide range of subjects and forms.  She is equally as non-specific in her artmaking: exploring and mixing digital photography, collage and the book arts. 

Kevin Carey

Kevin Carey teaches in the English Department at Salem State University. His fiction won Best of the Net in 2011 and was a finalist for The Million Writers Award in 2012. His co-written screenplay Peter’s Song won Best Screenplay at The New Hampshire Film Festival in 2009. His recent book of poetry isThe One Fifteen to Penn Station, (Cavankerry Press, N.J.) Kevin is also a seventh grade basketball coach in Beverly, Mass and a part time filmmaker. His latest project is a documentary film about New Jersey poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan, called All That Lies Between Us. 

Robert Walicki

Robert Walicki's work has appeared in Stone Highway Review, Pittsburgh City Paper, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and Transient Publishing. Most recently, he has won second runner up in Finishing Line Press' Open Chapbook Competition in 2013. He lives in Verona PA where he curates a monthly reading series, VERSIFY.


What a wonderful book this is, written by someone with a glorious ear, a powerful gift for image, and enough grief to fill five volumes. 

Laurie Zupan

Laurie Zupan is a parent, teacher, poet and writer.Click to add description. Laurie has had writing work published in anthologies and magazines including Writer's Digest, Lost and Found; Plymouth Writer's Group, Ginosko,, Mamas and Papas On the Sublime and Heartbreaking Art of Parenting.

In 2001, Laurie earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Antioch University.    

Laurie lives in Long Beach, California where she is inspired by beautiful scenes in nature as well as cities, and she loves to take photos.

Alex Stolis

Alex Stolis lives in Minneapolis; he has had poems published in numerous journals. His chapbook based on the last words of Texas Death Row inmates, Justice for all, is forthcoming from Conversation Paperpress (UK). Without Dorothy, There is No Going Home is also forthcoming from ELJ Publications. Most recent releases include an e-chapbook From an iPod found in Canal Park; Duluth, MN from Right Hand Pointing and John Berryman is Dead from White Sky e-books. He has been the recipient of five Pushcart nominations.