Current Contributors

AllisonAllison Kaye. Allison is studying elementary education at James Madison University. She is also minoring in women’s and gender studies. She presented research at conferences, “Gender Matters” at DePaul University and “SEWSA” at Florida Atlantic University. Allison spends much of her weekends as an educator, serving as a religious school teacher at a local synagogue; and teaching a class to local elementary school students on culture. She was a founding sister of her sorority, Alpha Delta Pi and has also served as scholarship chair. Allison serves as a Court Appointed Special advocate for the non-profit CASA for Children.

We got us some work to do: America’s Educational Debt — Poetry — April 2017
no child left behind [except at home] — Poetry — January 2017
Leadership in Combating Child Sexual Abuse — Essay — July 2016
Heaven’s Purest Gift — Poetry — April 2016
Not a Failing School but a Failing System — Essay — January 2016
Gloria — Poetry — October 2015

Her Road – Poetry — July 2015

2Cakez  —  Poetry  —  April 2015

Devon Balwit. Devon is from Portland, Oregon.  When not earning money, writing or curating her work, she throws frisbees to her delightful lab, Oliver.  She rarely cleans her house or cooks appetizing meals. Her poetry has been published widely.

     Day Jobs; in a dark landscape, receding — Poetry — April 2017

Julie Hogg.jpgJulie Hogg. Julie is a Poet from the North East of England. She has work published in Alliterati, the Black Light Engine Room Literary Journal, Ink, Sweat and Tears, The Stare’s Nest, The Linnet’s Wings and StepAway Magazine. Anthologized by Appletree Writers, Ek Zuban and Kind of a Hurricane Press. She is featured in a chapbook, ‘Dark Matter 2,’ from the Black Light Engine Room Press.

baby — Poetry — April 2017
Kingston Street — Poetry — January 2017
Living Apart Together — Poetry — October 2016
fur hat — Poetry — July 2016
New World — Poetry — April 2016
The Psychologists — Poetry — April 2016
Everything about you — Poetry — October 2015
Principal Boy — Poetry — October 2015
Naval Overcoat — Poetry — July 2015

Kathleen A. Lawrence. Kathleen was born in Rochester on Lake Ontario—home of the Lilac Festival, Garbage Plate, Kodachrome, Susan B., Frederick D., and Cab Calloway. She spent most of her youth in a plaid jumper and braids. Briefly she left her eastern spaces to get a Ph.D. in the Mid-West, then returned to Central NY in 1992, where she has been an educator for the last 30 years. She lives in the valley of the Seven Hills of Central New York, teaches Communication & Gender to undergrads and enjoys a daily Cortland apple. Her poems appeared recently in Rattle’s Poets RespondEye to the TelescopeSilver Birch Press, haikuniverseSilver Blade Magazine and New Verse News. A poem in Altered Reality Magazine was nominated for a 2017 Rhysling Award from the Science Fiction Poetry Association. She was a Poet of the Week at Poetry Super Highway in January 2017.

Adding Machines; Lab Test — Poetry — April 2017

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Kathryn Aedy. Kathryn’s most frequently asked question has always been ‘Why?’, with ‘How?’ as a close second. She finds that accurately answering either has a lot to do with perspective (and gaining as much of it as possible). A descendant of two sets of grandparents who immigrated to Canada, she has lived on four continents to study Radio and Television Arts, Law and Society and Public Policy, and to work on issues of justice relating to gender and disability. She takes pure joy in witnessing unpredictably pleasant interactions between strangers.

Money talks but so do thoughts — Essay — April 2017
The (un)lived life — Essay — October 2016

Origination — Poetry — July 2016
Know More, Think Less — Essay — April 2016
An Ode to English Learners — Essay — January 2016
Beauty is in the Gut of the Beholder — Essay — October 2015

Hidden Histories — Essay — July 2015
e-common-y  —  Essay  —  April 2015

Laura Ellen D. Laura is an American writer and multipotentialite with a string of fancy letters after her name. She publishes under a pen name in an attempt to preserve her professional prestige, whilst enabling her to write with impunity and enhancing her literary mystique. Does this make her less “authentic”? Would Nutella by any other name be less delicious? Laura has lived in and worked in Europe and currently resides in the New York metropolitan area. Five words to describe her: eccentric cat lady in training. You can contact her here: lauraellendisthebest@gmail.com

Freedom is Debt-Free — Poetry — April 2017
Art, Work, and the Robot Revolution — Essay — April 2017
Just Like Home — Playlist with Commentary — January 2017
Feels Like Home — Essay — January 2017
I Dreamt I Was a Primeval Warrior — Poetry — January 2017
The Young and the Feckless — Essay — October 2016

Patricia Walkow. Patricia is an author whose work has appeared in three award-winning anthologies: Corrales Writing Group 2013 Anthology, Corrales Writing Group 2014 Anthology, and Currents, Corrales Writing Group 2015 Anthology. A new set of her short stories was published in February 2017 in a new anthology, Passages. Her newest work, a 105,000 word creative non-fiction biography, The War Within, the Story of Josef, was awarded 1st place in the New Mexico Press Women’s 2017 Communication’s Contest, biography category. Patricia was a columnist for The Glendale [California] News Press, and Bethlehem [Pennsylvania] Globe Times. She has published articles in Albuquerque, the Magazine, the Corrales Comment, Prime Time, and Corrales MainStreet News. She was editor-in-chief of Corrales [New Mexico] MainStreet News for three years.

The View from the Office — Essay — April 2017

Roy Moller. Roy grew up by the sea in the East of Scotland. He has tumbled through decades of half-jobs, whole jobs and zero-hours contracts. His work has been published in And Other Poems, Ink, Sweat and Tears, Lighthouse Literary Review and the anthology Neu! Reekie! UntitledTwo.  He likes rock and roll music and steam locomotives. While a teenager, he was turned on to the power of words by Virginia Woolf and Richard Brautigan. Roy relaxes by cooking and doing Tai Chi.

Workmate John; Labor Day — Poetry — April 2017

Wendy Hudson. Wendy is a writer, editor, travel industry consultant, and former advertising executive. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles and was awarded the 2013 Tiferet Prize for Creative Nonfiction. Wendy’s writing has appeared in various literary journals and is forthcoming in Dog Eyes Magazine. She is currently working on a collection of essays. A native of Toronto, Canada, Wendy now makes her home in Southern California with her husband, daughter, and fur baby, Pixie.

Vegas, Baby! — Poetry — April 2017

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