‘Hokey Goddess I.  Flea Market Find’, ‘Hokey Goddess II.  Brought Home’, ‘Hokey Goddess III. Crone Consciousness’ and ‘Hokey Goddess IV.  Come Home’ in Journey to Crone
‘On the Boulevard, L. A. 1975’ and ‘Thompson Street’ in Cities

Kate’s work has appeared in numerous print and online journals, including Memoir (and), Hoboeye, Volume, Fringe, Umbrella Journal, Saxifrage, Italian Americana, Hospital Drive, the Citron Review, Turbulence, and Revival Literary Journal. She is on the editorial board of New York University/Langone Medical Center’s Bellevue Literary Review and is editor in chief of the 2 Bridges Review, published through the City Tech of the City University of New York, where she teaches.  She lives in Long Beach, New York, with her teenage daughter. You can find her online at www.2bridgesreview.org .

‘Grief Group’ in Sunday Snaps: the Stories
‘Verona’ in Cities

Stacey is a teacher and writer living in West Sussex. She is also actively involved in the care of local wildlife. Stacey’s stories and flash fiction have been published in anthologies, magazines and online in several places, including ‘Greif Group’ in Sunday Snaps: the Stories and ‘Fear’ in the Leaf Anthology Pod.

‘Drawer’ in Journey to Crone

Marta’s chapbook Mustang Sally Pays Her Debt to Wilson Pickett was published by Main Street Rag in 2005. Recent work has appeared in So to Speak, Alligator Juniper, and Spillway. She is the sole proprietor of Wordhound Writing & Editing Services, LLC, and has a manuscript making the contest rounds.

‘The Stereoscope’ in Tales of Mystery, Suspense & Terror

Kathy is a writer and artist. She lives with her husband and smiling Cheshire cat in the mountains of Appalachia. Now that her son is at university, she spends her time scrawling in page margins and cultivating nervous tics. She also uses the internet, in spite of being warned. cuposwank.wordpress.com.

‘B14’ in Tales of Mystery, Suspense & Terror

Judith lives in London, UK. She is the daughter of writers, and learned how to agonise over fiction submissions at her mother’s (and father’s) knee. Her fiction, mainly speculative, has appeared in a variety of publications, mainly in the USA. When she’s not working or writing, she’s studying part-time for a degree in English. She speaks five languages and can say, “Please publish this story” in all of them. She blogs at www.millil.blogspot.com

‘Purple’ in Journey to Crone

Deborah has an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College and a BA from Rutgers University, where she majored in English and Theatre. Her free verse poetry has been published in the anthologies Miracles of Motherhood (Time Warner), Meanderings (Diversion Press), Cradle Songs (Quill and Parchment), and People Poetry (Diversion Press); the literary magazines Ibbetson Street Magazine, Somerville News, Quay Journal, and Journal of Outsider Poetry; and also in The Christian Science Monitor. She received Second Place in the Diversion Press Poetry Contest 2009. Deborah has also published haiku, tanka, short stories, and plays. She teaches Creative Writing at Endicott College, near Boston, MA.

‘Western Women’ in Journey to Crone

Gretchen’s poetry has been published in journals including The Chattahoochee Review, Inkwell, Pudding Magazine, Upstreet, Canada’s lichen, and online at Poetry Southeast, SeaStories, and prairiehome.publicradio. Her poems are also included in anthologies including Sincerely Elvis, You Are Here: New York Streets in Poetry, Proposing on the Brooklyn Bridge: Poems About Marriage and Capital BookFest’s Family Pictures, Poems and Photographs Celebrating Our Loved Ones.  Gretchen won the Poetry Society of America’s Bright Lights/Big Verse competition and was projected on the Jumbotron while reading her winning poem in Times Square. One of her poems was choreographed and performed by dance companies in Palm Beach and San Francisco, and others appear in datebooks published in Chicago by Woman Made Gallery. Her chapbooks, That Severed Cord and The Scent of Oranges, were published by Finishing Line Press. Gretchen leads writing workshops for Florida Center for the Book, an affiliate of the Library of Congress.

John Michael Flynn
‘Rolling A Hubcap Down Allens Avenue in Providence’ in Cities

John (www.basilrosa.com) also writes as Basil Rosa, has published five poetry chapbooks, a story collection, Something Grand, a book of poems, Moments Between Cities, and a collection of translations from the Romanian poetry of Nicolae Dabija, Blackbird Once Wild Now Tame. Two new poetry chapbooks are forthcoming: Additions To Our Essential Confusion, from Kattywompus Press, and States And Items from Leaf Garden Press.

‘The Bedroom Mirror’ in You, Me & a Bit of We

Anne Fox copyedits Write Angles, newsletter of the California Writers Club, Berkeley Branch, and was longtime copyeditor of community newspaper, the MacArthur Metro. She co-copyedited the CWC Write On! story contest chapbook and copyedits for writers of fiction and nonfiction. Her writing has appeared in Able Muse; Tiny Lights; The Sun; West Winds Centennial anthology of the CWC; Hippocampus Magazine; Bacopa, A Literary Review, 2013; and Flash in the Attic: 33 Very Short Stories.

‘The Bridge Over the River Illias’ in You, Me & a Bit of We

Robert has written stories and poems for publication for over ten years. He is currently working on a novel and developing a set of weird sketches based on paintings by Hieronymus Bosch. Frazier has never boasted he graduated from any distinguished art school. He shares his studio (and his bed), in Hagerstown Maryland, with the poetess Crystal A Frazier. You can follow his authorial trials and tribulations on his blog www.robertleefrazier.com.