Lacey N. Dunham, Editor
Lacey has written for The Washington Spark, The Feminist Review, Buzzard Picnic,
Altar Magazine, and Cargoes, among others. She studied writing at Hollins University
and currently lives in Washington, DC.




John Coleman, Fiction Editor and Contributing Writer
John is a new media journalist and graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours Degree in English and a Minor in Journalism. He frequently writes about contemporary Canadian writers for our blog. He also writes for Tangible Sounds Music Magazine. For his latest updates, follow John on Twitter. Check out his blog for all of his published work.


John Densky, Contributing Photographer
John is a documentary photographer and writer living in Southwestern Ontario. John’s primary focus is the effect rapid globalization has had on people throughout North America and West Africa. He continues to spend time working with communities who struggle to protect their land and culture in the face of profiteering. John’s work can be found at http://www.galler7.com

Mark Ge, Poetry Editor

Mark is a writer, poet, editor, and translator living in Northampton, MA. He received his B.A. in Comparative Literature from UMass Amherst. His poetry and prose has appeared in magazines such as Jabberwocky and Out of Nothing. He has also written music reviews for Groovemine as well as Brainwashed, both alternative music sites, and has translated film transcripts for local directors. He is also a ghost writer who works on hundreds of articles for other people each month. He has recently participated in a Write-A-Thon for Dzanc books helping to fund raise money for the publishing press and is currently a writer for Asian Boston magazine.


Ursula K. Raphael, Contributing Writer
Ursula is a graduate of the University of South Dakota with a B.A. in English & Sociology, and lives in Grand Rapids, MI, with her husband and son. She is currently writing short stories for horror anthologies, and mostly reviews science fiction, fantasy and horror books. You can contact her at Twitter or Facebook.




JP Reese, Poetry Editor
JP Reese earned three college degrees that will never earn her enough money to live comfortably. While an MFA candidate at The University of Memphis, Reese won the 2002 Creative Writing Award and was an editor for River City. A multi-genre writer, Reese has placed creative nonfiction as a feature in Connotation Press, fiction with The Smoking Poet, and has recently placed poetry with Silkworms Ink and Connotation Press. A flash fiction piece, “New Friends,” is in the current edition of Eclectic Flash and “The Five Minute Conversation,” a personal essay, was featured at Smith Magazine. Her poetry was also featured at the IBPC and published in The Pinch as well as in other literary magazines. Reese lives in Plano, Texas with her husband, Gary Hardaway, a poet and architect. An Associate Professor of English, Reese won an award for Associate Professor of the Year in 2009.


Elizabeth F. Sweetman, Contributing Writer
Sweetman is a writer on the North Shore of Massachusetts. She has written numerous short stories, essays, book reviews and is currently working on a novel. She lives with her family and when not writing, she enjoys beekeeping, bicycling, reading and pondering the odd behaviors of her two terriers. She writes under the name Sweetman. You can follow some of her writing on her WordPress blog.



TwitCrit, Reviewer
TwitCrit is finally getting around to reading all the books on her nightstand. She’s hoping some of these books convince her to keep her nightlight on, but she’s not afraid to call out the hacks and copycats. She reviews books on Twitter for this.


Nicholas YB Wong, Poetry Editor
Nicholas YB Wong lectures film studies and contemporary literature in English at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. He is the winner of the Oblongata Writing Contest (The Medulla Review) and a nominee of Best of the Net 2010 (Asia Writes). He is also currently an MFA Candidate at the City University of Hong Kong.



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