Issue Thirteen: Contributors

Alice Baldys is a student writer at University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA and a resident of Williamsport, PA — home of Little League.  She has studied under Pulitzer Prize winner Claudia Emerson, Pushcart Prize winner Steve Watkins and Purdue OWL contributor John C. Weaver.

Philip Barlow is an artist who lives in Noordhoek Cape Town, South Africa. He has worked as a painter for most of his life, his career started at art school in South Africa in the eighties, he then painted for a number of years in Europe. Philip returned to South Africa in the mid nineties to resume mural painting as well as working on various commissions both public and private. He now works on bodies of work for solo shows and group exhibitions and has collectors both nationally and internationally. Philip is one of three brothers of whom all are successful artists, he is married and has two children. His work can be found here.

Bill Buege is the author of two chapbooks: Jill (Tamafyhr Mountain Press, 2007) and Imitations (Chiron Review Press, 2008). His poems have appeared in Callaloo, Christian Century, Collages and Bricolages, Iris, The Laurel Review, Mid American Review, Phoebe, Riprap, River Styx, Sou’wester, The Madison Review, and the anthology Chick for a Day, as well as in many other periodicals. One of his poems was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Laura Glenn has a book of poems, I Can’t Say I’m Lost, published by FootHills Publishing. Her poems have appeared in many journals, including, The Antioch Review, Boulevard, Cortland Review, Epoch, Green Mountains Review, Literal Latté, Massachusetts Review, Poet Lore, Poetry, Rattapallax, and the anthology, A Fragile Index of the World. She is the recipient of a CAP fellowship in poetry and a poetry grant from AE Ventures, and is working on a second book of poems. Also a visual artist, she lives in Ithaca, NY, where she works as a freelance editor.

Jen Marshall Lagedrost is a poet, translator, and runner. She comes from an organic vegetable farm in rural Ohio and resides in Southern California. Her work appears in Pleiades, Minerva Rising, Midwestern Gothic, Drafthorse, The Henniker Review, Poetry International, and the anthology Bearers of Distance from Eastern Point Lit House, among others.

Originally from England, Susi Lovell worked in Austria, South Africa, Colombia and Australia before settling in Canada. She started writing fiction after a lifetime of performing and teaching movement and physical theater, and a spell writing on dance for the Montreal Gazette. Her stories have appeared in carte blanche, Grain, Fiddlehead, Kudzu Review, and other literary journals. Susi can be reached at

Myron Michael is a publisher, recording artist, and writing teacher. His poetry appears in Days I Moved Through Ordinary Sounds (City Lights, 2009), Nanomajority, Fourteen Hills, Harvard Review Online, Toad Suck Review, The Blink, Outside In Literary and Travel Magazine, Beeswax, Reverie, The Revolving Door, Spillway, Tea Party Magazine, Cave Canem XII, Eleven Eleven, and Another&Another, respectively. In collaboration with Microclimate Collective, he has presented work at the openings of  Eidolon, Perfect Place/No Place, and X LIBRIS. He co-created “Vertical Horizon” as a participant in Broadside Attractions/Vanquished Terrains.  His chapbook Scatter Plot won the 2010 Willow Books Integral Music Chapbook Prize, and he is co-author of Hang Man (Move Or Die, 2010). He lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Maria Pianelli is a former journalist, aspiring novelist and nacho aficionado. Born and raised in New York City, her work largely reflects on how emotional, societal and physical place have affected her self-perception. A recent graduate of SUNY New Paltz, her nonfiction has been published in The New Paltz Times and Staten Island Advance. When she’s not writing, Maria enjoys bonfires, hiking and pretending she lives in the 1970s.

Arturo Rubio is a writer from Tijuana, Mexico. He has been published in The Barcelona Review, Almiar, Strange Horizons and San Diego Reader. He currently lives in San Diego, California with his wife, three boys and two dogs.

Kathleen Saville lives and works in Cairo, Egypt where she teaches creative and academic writing at the American University in Cairo. Her work has appeared in Smithsonian Magazine, Written River, Orion, Adventum Magazine, Draft, Lincoln Magazine and St. Katherine’s Review (forthcoming). When not teaching, she spends her summers in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.

Amy Schreibman Walter is an American poet living in London. Her poems have appeared in journals on both sides of the Atlantic, and her debut chapbook, Coney Island and Other Places, was published last year by Lulu Press.