Category Archives: Poetry

Joyce Compton Brown – Late Summer Butterfly

Joyce Compton Brown grew up in agrarian North Carolina, receiving degrees from Appalachian State University and the University of Southern Mississippi. She taught at Gardner-Webb university with occasional forays into workshops in poetry and Appalachian Studies. She has published primarily … Continue reading

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Javed Alam – Time has embroidered

Javed Alam is a UK based poet and physician. He writes in the language of common people, about their ordinary thoughts and about their ordinary insights. He has found a medium, through poetry, to explore the Philosophy of life, Kashmir, … Continue reading

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Alec Solomita – Plumb line

Alec Solomita’s fiction has appeared in the Southwest Review, The Mississippi Review, Southword Journal, and The Drum (audio), among other publications. He was shortlisted by the Bridport Prize and Southword Journal. His poetry has appeared in The Ekphrastic Review, Gnashing … Continue reading

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Richard Shaw – Two Poems

Richard Shaw is a poet residing in the Connecticut River Valley of Massachusetts. His poems have appeared in numerous journals both in the United States and abroad. He is the author of, The Orchard House (Antrim House Books, 2019). Mid-Ocean … Continue reading

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Alec Solomita – Two Poems

Alec Solomita’s fiction has appeared in the Southwest Review, The Mississippi Review, Southword Journal, and The Drum (audio), among other publications. He was shortlisted by the Bridport Prize and Southword Journal. His poetry has appeared in The Ekphrastic Review, Gnashing … Continue reading

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Colman Collins – Five Poems

Colman Collins is a retired entrepreneur who sold his business four years ago. Previously he had been an HR Director with a number of multinational companies and was a part-time lecturer in HR in GMIT. He has a BComm degree … Continue reading

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R. W. Haynes – Rattlesnake Roundup Queen Signs Deer Rifle

R. W. Haynes is Professor of English at Texas A&M International University, where he teaches early British literature and Shakespeare. His recent publications include studies of playwright/screenwriter Horton Foote. In 2016, Haynes received the SCMLA Poetry prize at the Dallas … Continue reading

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Terry Gifford – Los Balcones, Alicante

Terry Gifford, whose eighth collection is A Feast of Fools (2018) is Visiting Research Fellow in Environmental Humanities at Bath Spa University, UK, and Profesor Honorifico at the Universidad de Alicante, Spain. ‘Lobsters’, his poem from MacDara’s Day last year, … Continue reading

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Susan Tepper – Absence

Susan Tepper is the author of nine published books of fiction and poetry. Her most recent titles are CONFESS a poetry chapbook (Cervena Barva Press, 2020) and the quirky road novel WHAT DRIVES MEN (Wilderness House Press, 2019). Tepper has … Continue reading

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Charles Leggett – Transformations and Other Tails

Charles Leggett is a professional actor based in Seattle, WA, USA. His poetry has been published in the US, Ireland (The Galway Review, Southword Journal, Automatic Pilot), the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. Recent publications include Sublevel, As Above … Continue reading

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Kieran Beville – Two Poems

Kieran Beville is a former teacher of English and History. He is author of Write Now – A Guide to Becoming a Writer (Limerick Writers’ Centre, 2019) and the novel, Bohemian Fire (pen-name Austen K. Blake, Bohemian Books, 2017). He … Continue reading

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Stan Sanvel Rubin – Two Poems

Stan Sanvel Rubin‘s fourth full collection, There. Here., was published by Lost Horse Press, his third, Hidden Sequel, won the Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize. Poems in journals including Agni, Georgia Review, Poetry Northwest, Kenyon Review, One, etc. plus two … Continue reading

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