Eliezer Van Allen
Brenda G. Wooley
Biography: Phil grew up in Bloomington,
Indiana but has lived in and around Boston for the past thirty years. He
works as a computer systems administrator at a Boston area university.
For over ten years, Phil has written flash and short sci-fi/fantasy
primarily for his own enjoyment. His stories have appeared (or will soon
appear) in several online journals, including: Bewildering Stories, The
Zodiac Review, The World of Myth, InfectiveINk, Daily Frights 2013,
Bleeding Ink Anthology, and Stupefying Stories. Phil recently produced a
full-length murder-mystery novel, "The Winship Affair" that will be
published by Blue Mustang Press in 2013.
Essay: A Hawaiian Love Story
Biography: A long-time resident of Hawaii, Judie, has three grown
children and several grandchildren. She loves to spend time with her family, work in her
extensive garden and do some writing in her spare time.
Fiction: Cat with no Name
holds a degree in mathematics from LaSalle University. He retired from
L-3 Communications after a career in software engineering. The Knock
on the Door appears in A Fistful of Horror, an anthology from
Cruentus Libri Press. Cramer appears in I’ll Never Go Away,
an anthology from Rainstorm Press. The Legend of Christmas Past,
Fred the Christmas Dog, A Soldier’s Christmas, The
Winds of Winter, The Blood Donor, and Revenge on Mummy
Mountain have been accepted for anthologies to be published in late
2012 or early 2013. He is a member of the South Jersey Writer’s Group.
Fiction: Red vs. White
Leonard is a run of the mill 23 year old author.
He was afflicted with autism from
a young age whose issues after years of therapy have all but vanished;
thus creating a somewhat normal individual with a unique capacity for
understanding how people understand things.
Travel: Thanks for the
Liberty: when visiting San Francisco
Biography: Townsend Twainhart, a
California historian, is also
published as Chris. J. Wright.
Essay: A Page on hospital
Eliezer (Eli) Van Allen, MD, is a third year
resident in internal medicine at the University of California, San
Francisco, and he will be starting a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology
in July, 2010. He has found that finding the humor in otherwise
stressful situations makes thirty hour shifts in the hospital go by a
Fiction: Thinkers Anonymous
Peter says: I have a Ph.D. in Political Science from Duke University. I
have published op-ed pieces in The Raleigh News & Observer and
The Durham Herald Sun on various topics (e.g., the
Palestinian-Israeli dispute, the war in Iraq, economic policy vis-à-vis
China and Russia). But my true love is fiction, and it was not until
recently that I discovered this. My first short story, “Three People
Dancing,” will be published in the summer issue of The Zodiac Review.
Currently, I am working on a novel.
Essays: Manitoba Journal, Proud to be a Canadian,
Forest Fire, Beaches
on my Mind, Strange
Times, Losses, The
Moon Bear Problem , Nicki & Ghost,
What D'ya Want From me,
Kayaking Lessons ,
The Nature in me, and
Wildlife Whispers -- a nature column in Clever Magazine
Travel: Follow the Brits to
Biography: Dee hails from White Rock,
British Columbia, Canada where she writes about
nature and the environment. She passes on her knowledge of how to co-exist
with urban wildlife (which she acquired during her years as a wildlife
rehabilitator) to school children and anyone else who will listen. Raccoons,
are her favorite 'people'! Working on two
novels and facilitating a nature writing workshop for Writers'
Village University keeps her occupied. Over the years she has produced
a number of environmental videos for cable television. She is currently
working on 'Wizard of the Woods' - all you ever wanted to know about
raccoons, which is scheduled for airing this fall.
Essay: The Human Whisperer
Biography: Jon says: I host of San Diego’s Gelato Poetry Series and am an editor
of the San Diego Poetry Annual. I’ve published two hundred fifty poems
in journals such as The New Orphic Review, Pearl, Pudding, and
Slipstream. I’ve also published over fifty short stories in journals
such as Space and Time, Zahir, and Tales of the Talisman. I have a Ph.D.
in physics and am a longtime student of Buddhism and the martial arts.
One of my poems won second place in the 2007 African American Writers
and Artists contest. Another had a link on the Car Talk website.
is Earth Day
Travis and Brent's
mom quit teaching English to pursue her dream of becoming a published
writer. Her addictions include
strong coffee, flowers, public radio and writing, of course.
Essay: The Garbage Can War
raised in Tucson,
Arizona, I attended the
University of Arizona
where I received a BSBA in Finance. I obtained my MBA from
University. Currently, my primary line of
work is in Information Security, for which I write many technical
articles to help keep up my skills. Up until last Spring, I had a
monthly column for UnixReview.com and have written several articles for
SysAdmin magazine as well as SecurityFocus.com. My true passion;
however, lies in writing poetry and fiction.
Maggie writes software and stories in
Silicon Valley. She is currently at work on her first two novels.
Essay: The Wild One
Biography: I am a former social
worker and office manager and now write full time. My work has
appeared in Southern Hum, SouthLit, Amarillo Bay, 5th Story Review and
River Walk Journal. I have lived in Illinois and Michigan and
now make my home near Paducah, Kentucky, where I am at work
on a novel.
Essay: The Ant Graveyard
Kristina is a preschool teacher who lives, works and
writes in Steger, IL with her husband, four sons, dog and far too many
cats. As often happens with the approach of middle age, Kristina is
actively rediscovering the love of creating art and literature that she
had as a child. In addition to teaching, hanging out with her family,
doing laundry and writing short stories, she enjoys sharing her
sometimes inspiring and sometimes distorted opinions about life on her
blog, Fat Lazy Soccer Mom Gets Healthy:
Fiction: After the Storm
Erick lives in New York City and has previously been published in a
few music publications including Relix and Seattle's The Rocket. He
does his best to get in solid writing time when he's not catering to a
fussy Brittany Spaniel named Henry.