Mark Connelly’s fiction has appeared in Indiana Review, Milwaukee Magazine, Cream City Review, The Ledge, The Great American Literary Magazine, Home Planet News, Mundus Artium, Vanderbilt Review, Contemporary Atlanta, Smoky Blue Arts and Literary Magazine, Change Seven, Light and Dark, 34th Parallel, and Digital Papercut. He received an Editor’s Choice Award in Carve Magazine’s Raymond Carver Short Story Contest in 2014;Continue reading “Immer! Immer! – Mark Connelly”
Bill Sells is a former newspaper correspondent turned children’s writer, poet, and flash-fiction something or other. He has one middle-reader novel, one picture book, and can be found online at some of the seediest flash-fiction sites. He is lucky enough to live on the Chesapeake Bay with his honey and their three-legged pup, Jaybird.
Phillip T. Stephens attended the Michigan State writers’ workshop. He taught writing and design at Austin Community College for 20 years. Phillip’s writing and art appear in anthologies, literary and peer-reviewed academic journals. His work most recently appeared in Lit Up, Literally Literary, Maintenant and Duende. He and Carol live in Oak Hill, Texas whereContinue reading “Notes Concerning La Bibliotheque non Écrite – Phillip T. Stephens”
Author, editor, writing coach, workshop leader, and academic mentor and nag, I have published over 600 stories, essays, writing craft articles, spiritual pieces, and occasional poems in literary and academic print and online venues. Eons ago, I published a children’s book of original dinosaur riddles (HarperCollins), in print for 18 years. More recently, my handbookContinue reading “I Was a Thesaurus Addict – Noelle Sterne”
Mary Ellen Main grew up on a small farm in north-central Oklahoma, traveled extensively after college, and now has lived in a small town in the Oklahoma panhandle for the past 17 years. She has written two series of articles for the local newspaper, “Postcards from Abroad” and “Homegrown,” sharing an entertaining view of her family’s lifeContinue reading “Who Writes the Story – Mary Ellen Main”
My fiction, nonfiction and poetry have appeared in many anthologies and literary journals such as Main Street Rag, Still: The Journal, and Blue Mountain Review. My novel The Psalms of Israel Jones won the 2010 Hackney Award for an unpublished novel and was published by West Virginia University Press in 2014. Since retiring from college teaching in 2011, I hike, bike,Continue reading “Public – Ed Davis”
Doug Dawson hails from Brooklyn, New York, wrote extensively for the US Defense Dept. and as a freelancer had some 40 articles and fiction published by car magazines (“Vette Vues,” “Corvette Enthusiast,” “Corvette” magazine). He holds degrees in music and computer science (American University, Univ. of Maryland, UMBC) has had his short stories accepted for publication byContinue reading “Banned Books – Doug Dawson”
Libraries have bookended my life, from my first job at age 10 inventorying books in the school library to serving on an advisory board for the Library of Congress. My career has focused on education. I am currently working on a collection of poems and writing a memoir called “Summers,”
My first job as a teenager was as a library page, for 70-cents an hour. Loved it! Eventually, I turned into a copywriter, and also worked as a radio disc jockey and TV weatherperson. My previous short story collection, “The Good Dishes,” was published in 2019.
Sharon J. Wishnow is a writer from Northern Virginia. She has an MFA from George Mason University and serves as the Vice President of Communications for the Women’s Fiction Writers Association. She is represented by Ann Leslie at Dystel, Goderich, and Bourette. You can find her online at www.sharonwishnow.com and Twitter @sjwishnow.