Issue Thirty-Six: Contributors

Glenn Bach is a sound artist whose major project, Atlas, is a long poem about place and our (mis)understanding of the world. Excerpts have appeared in jubilat, Otoliths, and Plumwood Mountain. He documents his work at and @AtlasCorpus.

Emecheta Christian is a writer and poet hailing from Lagos, Nigeria. He has a passion for literature and storytelling and has been honing his craft for many years. He is recognized for his vivid and rich prose, weaving cultural and societal perspectives and experiences into his work. His writing reflects his Nigerian heritage, often exploring themes of identity, tradition, and resilience. He has published several works of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction, earning him critical acclaim and a dedicated readership. Alongside his writing pursuits, Emecheta also holds a day job, which he has been able to balance very well.

Trevor Conway writes mainly poems, stories and songs. His first collection of poems, Evidence of Freewheeling, was published by Salmon Poetry in 2015; his second, Breeding Monsters, was self-published via Amazon in 2018. His third, No Small Thing, is imminent. Website:

Chana Feinstein writes and has won prizes, across genres. She published poetry in Sojourner and Rise Up Review, flash fiction in Every Day Fiction, non-fiction in Bay Area Parenting, and humor in Defenestration. She is currently mentoring others on how to get over writer’s block and teaches Creative Writing online.

John Grey is an Australian poet, US resident, recently published in Stand, Washington Square Review and Floyd County Moonshine. His latest books, Covert, Memory Outside The Head, and Guest Of Myself are available through Amazon. He has work upcoming in the McNeese Review, Santa Fe Literary Review and Open Ceilings.

Farideh Hassanzade is an Iranian poet, translator and freelance journalist. Her poems appear in the anthologies: Letters to the World, Contemporary Women Poets of Iran, Anthology of Best Women Poets, After Shocks, The World’s Best Love Poems, Choice Words: Writers on Abortion, and Hearthbeat: Poems of Family and Hometown. She was nominated for the Pushcart Award for the poem: “in answer to my daughter, why did you give birth to me.” She is the author of Eternal Voices: Interviews with Poets East and West and The Last Night with Sylvia Plath: Essays on Poetry. In addition, she has translated poems by great international poets, which are published in more than 17 anthologies.

Louise J Jones has been published in magazines and anthologies. She won the 2019 Fish Publishing Flash Fiction Prize and she has an MA in Creative Writing. She lives in Hertfordshire in the UK and spends her time writing and making textile art.

Born in Hong Kong and raised in Manila and San Francisco, Christina Lloyd holds a PhD in creative writing from Lancaster University. Her first full-length collection of poems, Women Twice Removed, is forthcoming from Sixteen Rivers Press.

H. K. G. Lowery is a writer & musician from Gateshead. He gained a Distinction in his Masters in Creative Writing from Graduate College, Lancaster University. The department of English Literature & Creative Writing awarded him with the 2021/2022 Portfolio Prize for his work which received the highest mark in the faculty. Lowery has recently been published in Poetry Salzburg, Errant and The Ofi Press.

Patrick Wright has a poetry collection, Full Sight of Her, published by Eyewear (2020). He has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and teaches English Literature and Creative Writing at the Open University.