Dreama Frisk

Dreama Frisk, born and raised on McCann’s Run, WV, won first place in the Northern Virginia Writers poetry contest (2021). She also convened Ice Writers in Romney, WV. Her poetry collection, Ivory Hollyhock is on reserve in Arlington, VA Library Writers Center, cited as “a slice of history and its importance to the understanding of Appalachian […]

Michele Wirt

Michele Wirt is a long-time faculty in the humanities and visual arts with the College of Central Florida.  A resident of Citrus County since 1974, fan of swamp literature and film, such as Feral State set right here in my home town. Member of various local arts and historical groups, mother of two, enjoys studio […]

Tara Lynn Masih

Tara Lynn Masih is a National Jewish Book Award Finalist and winner of a Julia Ward Howe Award, a Benjamin Franklin Award, and multiple Foreword Book of the Year Awards. She is the author of the acclaimed novel My Real Name Is Hanna (translated in Slovak and Polish) and editor of The Rose Metal Press […]

Stephanie Barko

  Stephanie Barko is a literary publicist specializing in pre-pub adult historical novels and nonfiction.    

John Wall Barger

John Wall Barger is the author of six collections of poems. His book of essays on poetics and film, The Elephant of Silence, comes out in spring 2024 with LSU Press. He is a contract editor for Frontenac House, lives in Vermont, and lectures in the Writing Program at Dartmouth College.

Pat Murphy

Patrick J. Murphy is widely published in the short story form.  Stories of his have appeared, among other places, in Fiction, New Orleans Review, Soundings East, Sou’wester, The Greensboro Review, descant, Sequoia, Kiosk, GW Review, The Cream City Review, Confrontation, West Branch, The Southeast Review, Nexus, Other Voices, The Sycamore Review, the Notre Dame Review, […]