Author Pages

Jenn Monroe

Jenn Monroe is the author of In Anticipation of Grief and Something More Like Love. Her work has been published in a number of literary journals, both in print and online. She is the editor-in-chief of the literary blog Extract(s): Daily Dose of Lit and teaches at New England College and Southern New Hampshire Univeristy. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and their daughter.

From In Anticipation of Grief

In Case

Nancy Chen Long

Nancy Chen Long lives in the forested hills of south-central Indiana. She received a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology and an MBA, worked as an electrical engineer, software consultant, and project manager, and more recently earned her MFA. As a volunteer for the local Writers Guild, she helps coordinate a reading series for poets and works with other writers to offer free poetry workshops.

Clouds as Inkblots for the War Prone

Jamie Lynn Buehner

Jamie Lynn Buehner is the author of Dessert Poems (Binge Press, 2012) and Catalpa. Her recent work appears in pioneertown., Sleet MagazineThe Midwest Quarterly, and the Wisconsin Review.  She lives in Juneau, Alaska.

Sonja Johanson

Sonja Johanson attended College of the Atlantic, in Bar Harbor, ME.  She has recent work appearing in The Albatross, Redheaded Stepchild, and Off the Coast, is a contributing editor at the Found Poetry Review, and is the 2015 recipient of the Zero Bone and Kudzu Poetry Prizes.  Sonja divides her time between work in Massachusetts and her home in the mountains of western Maine.

Paula Cisewski

Paula Cisewski's third poetry collection, The Threatened Everything, will appear in 2016 through Burnside Review Books. She is also the author of Ghost Fargo (winner of the Nightboat Poetry Prize),  Upon Arrival (Black Ocean), and several poetry chapbooks. She has been awarded fellowships from the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Jerome Foundation, and the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts. Paula teaches, both academically and privately, and curates artful literary events in the Twin Cities. Misplaced Sinister is her first book of prose.

Steve Tomasko

Insects seem to creep their way into Steve Tomasko’s poems (even his love poems). He doesn’t think that’s a bad thing. His wife, Jeanie, long ago stopped screaming when a dragonfly lands on her. She doesn’t think that’s a bad thing. But they both still get creeped out by spiders. Steve and Jeanie edited the 2015 Wisconsin Poets’ Calendar. Steve has had poems published in various journals including: Anthills, The Aurorean, Corvus, Echoes, The Fiddlehead, Hummingbird, Right Hand Pointing, and Verse Wisconsin.

Shaun Rouser

Shaun Rouser's stories have appeared in Colloquium , and Family Affair , a chapbook collection of his short fiction, was published by Red Bird Chapbooks in 2013. He is also co-editor-in-chief of online publication The Blackstone Review , a journal of cultural observation and critique featuring works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and artwork. He was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, and currently bides his time in Chicago, though to his surprise considers himself a Southerner, uneasily through and through.

Francine Marie Tolf

Francine Marie Tolf has published two full length poetry collections, Rain, Lilies, Luck (North Star Press of St. Cloud) and Prodigal (Pinyon Publishing), as well as a memoir and five chapbooks including Eighteen Poems to God and a Poem to Satan by Redbird Chapbooks of Minnesota.

Katharine O'Flynn

Katharine O’Flynn lives in Montreal.  Her work has appeared in online journals such as Circa, The Copperfield Review, Commuter Lit. and Persimmon Tree, as well as in print journals and anthologies. Photographs is her first chapbook publication.

 

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