Travel essay: Holy Cow: Images of
Chaitali lives in upstate New York. She writes travel essays, fiction
and short poems.
Travel essay: Trying out the new Truck, Mountain
Traveling in Spain & France,
Tom and Lanna's Cruise Adventure
Biography: Tom Beall is a manager in the computer and
telecommunications industry. He has spent many years in the Pacific Rim for
business and pleasure. During his travels he has recorded some of the
interesting sights and experiences from that area, some of which will be
shared in Clever. He currently lives with his wife and two Rhodesian
Ridgebacks in the mountains of Colorado and works for MCI.
Photo essays: Salisbury, England,
Photo essay: The Lions of Florence
Biography: Drawing inspiration from
daily life, Scott’s photographs focus on what others may miss.
His eclectic vision has led to the creation of an introspective
body of work that observes the randomness as well as the order of the
world around him. Scott’s
photographs, although varied in subject matter, all share similar
qualities. They exude quiet
elegance. They are sensuous and
peaceful. They are deeply considered
observations emphasizing the ever present beauty of daily existence.
My Twelve Step
Biography: Carly is
an editor, kinda, and a writer, sorta. Her work has appeared in PANK,
Dogzplot, Defenestration, and elsewhere. She wants to know what you
think of this piece. Really.
Essay: I am a Writer
Biography: My name is Justine, and
I am a writer in
the good company of so many others who write for love and hope for
I Love Airports,
Scariest Creature in Yellowstone,
Spring Thaw Miracle
Biography: Roy was born in the Netherlands. His
parents immigrated when he was two. He and his wife have raised four
children to adulthood. He is author of a definitive book on Dmitri
Shostakovich and numerous articles, poems and stories. His novel, AMBER
WAVES, is available on Amazon Kindle. Roy and Diane live in Lakeside,
Essay: A Tall Hunting Tale,
I can Depend Upon Nobody
I reside in Sioux Falls, SD with Katie, my wife of 32
years, our Yorkshire Terrier, T-Bone Dickens. I have had several
humorous stories published in The Motor Market magazine , Clever
Magazine – “Tall Hunting Tale”, The Storyteller Magazine and write a
column for the PASD Newsletter called “Wanderings through My
Ponderings.” I also serve on the board for the Parkinson Association of
Fiction: Reform School
recently had short stories published in The Cynic and in Metazen.
Biography: I have always wanted to write, ever since I was
a child. It is only in recent months, now that I am retired, that I
have started writing in earnest, poetry, short stories and articles. I had
a story called 'King of the Road' about a persian cat, Caruso, who
travelled across the USA with my husband and I, published some years ago
in a UK cat magazine. This Fall one of my poems is to be
published in an Anthology called 'Eternal Portraits' by Poetry.com I
am also working on two novels at present.
Fiction: Dinner at Les Deux Magots
Bernie is a retiree from Raleigh,
North Carolina with a B.A. and an M.A. in English literature. Writing is
her primary activity, but she also finds time to read, sew, watch
movies, travel, cook and eat good food. She has had stories published in
several small circulation print magazines and e-zines including
Punkin House Digest, The Armchair Aesthete, All Things
Girl, Still Crazy, Death Head Grin, and others.
Fiction: The Killer and the Angel
Daniel is a resident of Cumming, Georgia. He's a project manager for a
large transportation company, and he writes as a hobby.
Essay: I Like my English Grilled,Coconuts,
Coffee and Close Calls on the Mekong
David is an
Australian-based freelance writer for Foreign Policy Journal. He has a
Bachelor of Social Science (International Relations) and Master of
Social Science (International Development) from RMIT University in
Melbourne, Australia, and has taught English in China, Thailand, South
Korea, Cambodia and to Internally Displaced Persons fleeing the
genocide in Burma.
Fiction: 4th Arrondissement,
Venus Doesn't Glitter
Earl is currently a graduate student in the M.F.A. program at Butler
University in Indianapolis. His work has appeared in The Fioretti, BENt
and on the Bilerico Project.
In Defense of Deceit
Arthur is a former
newspaper reporter and journalism instructor who lives in the San
Francisco Bay area. He is a member of the California Writers Club. His
fiction has appeared in print and Internet publications, including Funny
Times, Future Mysteries Anthology Magazine, Writers’ Journal, Golden
Visions Magazine and Still Crazy. He is the author of “The Gender War,”
a humor novel.
Barbara has put down her scientific pen after a long, diversified career
in nursing for a creative writing pen. She hopes to become a late
bloomer in the literary world. She lives in Houston, Texas where she is
enjoying this transition.
Garden Essay: The Neighbor
Biography: Jared’s stories appear online at Bohème
Magazine, Melic Review, Aurora Review, Poetic Diversity, and Animal
Liberation Front, and also on his web site at Jared Carter Poetry.
His most recent collection of poems, *Cross this Bridge at a Walk,*
is available from Wind Publications in Kentucky.
He lives in Indianapolis.
Essay: Underneath it all,
Something Rotten in Norway,
Oh, Auntie Em,
The Fame of the Name,
It's Good for You,
My Fantasy Moment,
The Things We Did last Summer
Madonna is Editor of
Doorways Memoirs; Contributing Editor to
Perspiring Writer; and a columnist for
Her published books are: Swinging
The Swindler Who Conned J.
The Quiet Warrior; Dolls
(Dec 2010). Also, e-books:
Reprise: An Update To
Swinging Sisters, and co-author of
A Mix Of
Looking At You, Kid.
Travel Essay: Tanzania
Biography: Carrol travels extensively, reads widely and occasionally
contributes articles and reviews for Clever. She took all the
accompanying photos for the Tanzania article. She makes her home in the
California Bay Area.
Fiction: The Jane Austen
I have been writing since 1990 and have published many articles. In
the humor arena, I have been a stand-up comic and have sold jokes to
other comics, including to "The Tonight Show."
Essay: A Defense Attorney's words
Biography: I am a wife, mother and defense attorney in the state of North
Carolina. I am also trying very hard to dip into the arena of humor
writing because I greatly prefer to make people laugh rather than make
them cry with the job that I currently have.
Witch Link to Salem, Mass, Window Bird Watching,
Fiction: Three Strange
Short Stories, A Catty Arrangement,
A Pinch of Spice,
The Wedding Reception,
I live at Babcock Lake in the Grafton Mountains near Petersburgh,
New York. I devote time to my family, writing and community work. I enjoy
reading, skiing, golfing, swimming, exercising and traveling. I have a vast
number of poetry/haiku, numerous articles and short stories published in many
small press magazines and a variety of newspapers. I published an
adventure/thriller novel with Publish/America last November ('08). It is
doing well and can be purchased at Amazon.com. The Dog Men draws the
reader into a tempest of animal abuse, lawlessness, and kidnapping within
the confines of small-town happenings. A chilling plot and a peerless
relationship between kids, adults and pets.