Issue Six: Contributors

William Cullen, Jr., is a veteran and works at a non-profit in Brooklyn, NY. He’s married and has two college-age sons. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Asahi/International Herald Tribune, Boston Literary Magazine, Camroc Press Review, Christian Science Monitor, Gulf Stream, Pigeon Bike, Pirene’s Fountain, Spillway and Wild Goose Poetry Review. He was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2010.

Robert Cunningham is a recent graduate of The New School’s MFA program. He lives and works in New York City. His work has appeared in the Food I Corp online journal and the New York Poetry Society website. He has authored one book of poetry, Utopia, and is currently laboring on a collection of essays.

Meredith Foster is a novelist, poet, advocate, traveler and artist currently residing in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Kristin Fouquet writes and photographs from lovely New Orleans. She is the author of Twenty Stories (Rank Stranger Press, 2009) and Rampart & Toulouse (Rank Stranger Press, 2011). You are invited to her humble virtual abode, Le Salon.

Born in China in 1977, Lu Xinjian lives and works in Shanghai. His art has been exhibited across the globe at events including the Moscow International Biennale of Graphic Design; the Swatch MTV Playground Show, Shanghai; and the International Poster and Graphic Arts Festival, Chaumont, France (where he was awarded the Chaumont Prize). His latest work was recently exhibited at the Meulensteen Gallery in New York, and is now on display at the F2 Gallery, Shanghai. His website can be found here.

Jane Ozkowski is a Canadian writer living in Edinburgh. Her most recent work appears in Poetry is Dead. She used to be a volunteer bartender at a retirement home, and prior to that, a competitive synchronized swimmer. She can be found online here.

Mark Pawlak’s seventh poetry collection Go to the Pine, will be published in Fall 2012 by Plein Air Editions. He is also the editor of six anthologies, most recently, When We Were Countries: Poems and Stories by Outstanding High School Writers. His work has been translated into German, Polish, and Spanish, and has appeared widely in English in anthologies such as The Best American Poetry, Blood to Remember: American Poets on the Holocaust, For the Time Being: The Bootstrap Anthology of Poetic Journals and in the literary magazines New American Writing, Mother Jones and The World, among many others. For the past 32 years He has been a co-editor of the Brooklyn-based Hanging Loose Press.

Rouchswalwe‘s short story, “In the Blink of an Eye,” appeared in BluePrintReview – issue 28. Her childhood was spent in many different places, moving from there to here to there again. When asked where home is, she can only answer that it is the place she is in whilst writing. Her blog can be found here.

Apryl Sniffen is a 2012 graduate of Cedarville University, in Cedarville, Ohio with a BA in technical and professional communication and a minor in creative writing. She’s originally from southern New York and can’t wait to return to the life of New York City. Apryl is currently seeking employment in NYC. Or California.

Carol Lavelle Snow is a former college English instructor who has written for the Narrative Television Network and Spotlight Theater. She’s published fiction as well as poetry—most recently in Harp-Strings Poetry Journal and WestWard Quarterly and forthcoming in The Lyric.

Jillian Thaw, a recent graduate of Emory University, where she wrote for several publications, has always loved the feel of words on paper. Working in Atlanta, GA, she hones her skills doing freelance writing and copyediting, and hopes that her dreams of fiction writing come true one day.