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Issue #14, January 2024

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  • Frank William Finney is a poet from Massachusetts. A joint winner of The Letter Review Prize for Poetry (May-June 2023), his poems appear in The Folding of the Wings (FLP Books, 2022), long con magazine, Moss Piglet, Slipstream, and elsewhere.

  • Ellie Snyder is a poet from Montana, now living next door in Boise, Idaho. She writes and manages socials for a nonprofit helping people, pets and the planet. Read her work in The Blood Pudding, Fauxmoir, Pinky Thinker Press, In Parentheses and elsewhere, and find her on X @egsnyds.

  • George Franklin is the first prize winner of the 2023 W.B. Yeats Poetry Prize. His most recent poetry collections are "Remote Cities" (Sheila-Na-Gig Editions, 2023), and a collaboration with Colombian poet Ximena Gómez, "Conversaciones sobre agua/Conversations About Water" (Katakana Editores, 2023). Individual publications include Cultural Daily, Solstice, Rattle, Another Chicago Magazine, Threepenny Review, and New York Quarterly. He practices law in Miami and teaches writing workshops in Florida prisons. His website:

  • Carmen Corridan is from Ireland. Her poems have been published in Impossible Archetype and Sad Girl Diaries.

  • Rhea Melina is a multi-ethnic poet living in Seattle. She has been writing and putting out poetry, zines and broadsides since the early 2000's. Her chapbooks include "Fireant" (SSO Press, 2005), "These are not secrets" (XYZ Animal Stars 2007) and "A Place To Put Things," (Bottlecap Press, 2023). Her latest is available here and you can follow her on IG at

  • Nadja Maril is a former magazine editor and journalist living in Annapolis, Maryland. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the Stonecoast Program at the University of Southern Maine and her short stories, poetry, and essays have been published in dozens of literary magazines that include Change Seven, Lunch Ticket, and The Compressed Journal of Creative Arts. She is a founding member of the Old Scratch Press Short Form Collective and more of her work can be accessed at

  • Ronan Hart lives in Belfast, Northern Ireland with his wife. His work has been featured in The Apiary and Orangepeel, and on Literallystories.

  • Hyun Woo Kim majored in Russian literature and has figured out that it is better to write his own works than to write about what others wrote. As of October 2023, Hyun Woo Kim's short drama "Ring A Bell" was published in Fresh Words' anthology of the one minute comic plays titled "LAAFTRRRRR" and his essay "Toska in the K-Pop Capital" on Half and One. When not writing, Kim is busy telling people that his first name is Hyun Woo, not Hyun. He lives in Seoul and can be reached at or

  • Ayshe Dengtash was born in the UK to Cypriot parents. She is a graduate of the University of Birmingham where she completed a PhD in Creative Writing. Her work has been published in the aspbulletin, Sunspot Literary Journal, Cleaning Up Glitter, Newfound, The Journal, La Piccioletta Barca, Quibble Lit, and Red Noise Collective. Her novel 'The Grieving Mothers of the Departed Children' was published by Alden, Allegory Ridge in 2020. She has previously worked as a prose reader for Black Lawrence Press and the Walled City Journal. She currently lives in Cyprus with her partner and three cats.

  • James and Lauren of Trickster Figures, an indie duo out of St.Louis, have been writing songs together for a decade. When they're not making music or working at their day jobs, they can be found volunteering for important causes in human rights and animal care.

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