Passing Reference – DJ Tyrer

DJ Tyrer is the person behind Atlantean Publishing, editor of View From Atlantis and the 5-7-5 Haiku Journal webzines, and has been published in issues of California QuarterlyEnchanted Conversation,Haiku Journal, and Tigershark, and online at A New UlsterMorphrog, and Poetry Pacific, as well as releasing several chapbooks, including the critically acclaimed Our Story. The echapbook One Vision is available from Tigershark Publishing’s websiteSuperTrump and A Wuhan Whodunnit are available to download from the Atlantean Publishing website. DJ Tyrer’s website is at https://djtyrer.blogspot.co.uk/ – DJ Tyrer’s Facebook page is at https://www.facebook.com/DJTyrerwriter/ – The Atlantean Publishing website is at https://atlanteanpublishing.wordpress.com/ – The View From Atlantis website is at https://viewfromatlantis.wordpress.com/ – The 4-7-5 Haiku Journal website is at https://575haikujournal.wordpress.com/

“Museum Education” – Margaret D. Stetz

Margaret D. Stetz is the Mae and Robert Carter Professor of Women’s Studies and Professor of Humanities at the University of Delaware. She has been curator or co-curator of thirteen exhibitions on gender, art, literature, and print culture, including one on Oscar Wilde and Philadelphia (at The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia, 2015) and one on Richard Le Gallienne (at the Central Library in Liverpool, UK, 2016). She will also  be co-curator in Fall 2022 of an exhibition on Aubrey Beardsley for the bibliophile organization, the Grolier Club, NYC.

If You Would Know Me – Sandra S. Newton

books, Enjoying the Arts: Poetry (1977) and Enjoying the Arts: Film (1978), were published by Richards Rosen Press, her short story, “The Balikbayan,” can be found in Philippine American Short Stories (Giraffe Books, 1997), as well as two poems by the online journal OPEN: Journal of Arts and Letters. She earned her B.A. from The City College of New York, her M.A. from Hunter College, and her Ph.D. from Fordham University. Dr. Newton has attended a number of writing conferences and workshops, most recently with the Writers’ League of Texas. She has also been an art reviewer and freelance photographer, and in her free time she plays blues piano.

Bookish – Sandra S. Newton

Sandra Salinas Newton is a Professor Emeritus of English at Naugatuck Valley Community College. Her books, Enjoying the Arts: Poetry (1977) and Enjoying the Arts: Film (1978), were published by Richards Rosen Press, her short story, “The Balikbayan,” can be found in Philippine American Short Stories (Giraffe Books, 1997), as well as two poems by the online journal OPEN: Journal of Arts and Letters. She earned her B.A. from The City College of New York, her M.A. from Hunter College, and her Ph.D. from Fordham University. Dr. Newton has attended a number of writing conferences and workshops, most recently with the Writers’ League of Texas. She has also been an art reviewer and freelance photographer, and in her free time she plays blues piano.

Sunday Afternoon at the Washington County Museum – Karla Linn Merrifield

Karla Linn Merrifield has 14 books to her credit. Following her 2018 Psyche’s Scroll (Poetry Box Select) is the 2019 full-length book Athabaskan Fractal: Poems of the Far North from Cirque Press. She is currently at work on a poetry collection, My Body the Guitar, inspired by famous guitarists and their guitars; the book is slated to be published in December 2021 by Before Your Quiet Eyes Publications Holograph Series (Rochester, NY). She is a frequent contributor to The Songs of Eretz Poetry Review. Web site: https://www.karlalinnmerrifield.org/; blog: https://karlalinnmerrifeld.wordpress.com/; Tweet @LinnMerrifiel; Instagram: https://www.facebook.com/karlalinn.merrifield.

Crossing #4: Near Death in the Maritimes – Karla Linn Merrifield

Karla Linn Merrifield has 14 books to her credit. Following her 2018 Psyche’s Scroll (Poetry Box Select) is the 2019 full-length book Athabaskan Fractal: Poems of the Far North from Cirque Press. She is currently at work on a poetry collection, My Body the Guitar, inspired by famous guitarists and their guitars; the book is slated to be published in December 2021 by Before Your Quiet Eyes Publications Holograph Series (Rochester, NY). She is a frequent contributor to The Songs of Eretz Poetry Review. Web site: https://www.karlalinnmerrifield.org/; blog: https://karlalinnmerrifeld.wordpress.com/; Tweet @LinnMerrifiel; Instagram: https://www.facebook.com/karlalinn.merrifield.

BE-MYTHOLOGY – Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe has had approximately 50 poems accepted by editors since 2017, online, in print and as spoken word. Recent pieces are in Lucent Dreaming, Aromatica Poetica, Squawk Back, Abridged, Seventh Quarry and in anthologies. He particularly admires the work of Edith Sodergran, Emily Dickinson and Ted Hughes. He shares a home in Milton Keynes with a niece who is an epidemiologist.