Janet McCann

Janet McCann taught creative writing at Texas A&M from 1969 until 2015, is now Professor Emerita there.  Journals publishing her work include Kansas Quarterly, Parnassus, Nimrod, Sou’wester, Christian Century, Christianity and Literature, New York Quarterly, Tendril, Poetry Australia, etc. Her most recent book-length poetry collection: The Crone at the Casino, Lamar Univ. Press, 2015.

Virginia Pye

Virginia Pye’s collection, Shelf Life of Happiness, won the 2019 IPPY Gold Medal award for Short Fiction, and one of the stories was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She is also the author of two award-winning novels, River of Dust and Dreams of the Red Phoenix. She has taught writing at New York University and the […]

Lenore H. Gay

Lenore H. Gay is a retired Licensed Professional Counselor. She ran a private counseling practice for ten years and later served as the Coordinator of the Internship Program at the Rehabilitation Counseling Department, Virginia Commonwealth University. The Virginia Center for Creative Arts (VCCA) has awarded her two writing fellowships. Her short story “The Hobo” won […]

Cheryl Pallant

Cheryl Pallant is the author of several books, most recently a nonfiction book, Writing and the Body in Motion: Awakening Voice through Somatic Practice, on somatic writing, and Ginseng Tango, her memoir about living in South Korea. Poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have appeared in numerous print and online magazines such as Parhelion, Fence Magazine, and Cafe Irreal, and in several anthologies. […]

Kathleen M. Rodgers

Kathleen M. Rodgers is a novelist and has penned numerous articles for Family Circle Magazine and Military Times. She is a 2021 WILLA Literary Award Finalist in Contemporary Fiction for her fourth novel, The Flying Cutterbucks. She was a 2020 MWSA Writer of the Year Finalist and received the 2020 MWSA Founder’s Award for her […]

Aaron Lee Moore

Aaron Lee Moore is an Associate Research Fellow in the Department of Comparative and World Literature at Sichuan University. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the print literary journal Floyd County Moonshine (www.floydshine.com). His poetry chapbook, The Snapping of the Stick, is available from Finishing Line Press and Amazon. His work has appeared in Cold Mountain Review, CLCWeb: Comparative […]

Rhonda Ray

Rhonda Ray is a retired English professor writing a coming-of-age memoir set on a North Carolina tobacco farm. An excerpt from the memoir is forthcoming in the anthology Being Home (Madville Publishing, 2021).

Robert Kostuck

Robert Kostuck is an M.Ed. graduate from Northern Arizona University. Recently published fiction, essays, and reviews appear or are forthcoming in the anthologies Everywhere Stories, Vols. II and III, Manifest West, Vol. VI, and DoveTales, Vols. IV—VII, and in many print and online journals including Louisiana Literature, Kenyon Review, The Massachusetts Review, The Southwest Review, […]