Issue 8 Contributors 

ROBERT BEVERIDGE makes noise (xterminal.bandcamp.com) and writes poetry in Akron, OH. He celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of his first publication in November 2018. Recent/upcoming appearances in Cough Syrup, Penumbra, and Lowestoft Chronicle, among others. //WHAT THE JAR OF SHAKSHUKA SIMMER SAUCE DOESN'T TELL YOU, PG 20

CLARK CHATLAIN has published poems and prose in several journals, most recently the anthology 'Poets Across the Big Sky II' and the journals 'Ink & Voices,' 'Dream Pop Press,' and 'Burning House Press.' He currently lives and works in Missoula, Montana. He blogs at microproseblog.wordpress.com and tweets at @cdchatlain. //FINLEY POINT, PG 30

JONATHAN FERRINI is a published author who resides in San Diego. He received his MFA degree in Motion Picture and Television Production from UCLA. //SUPERHIGHWAY, PG 9

KYRIE GARLIC is a full-time student majoring in English at Texas A&M University with a passion for poetry. She is also an avid outdoors-woman, voracious reader, astronomical enthusiast, and connoisseur of colorful words with an intense desire to document the wide world’s many shades of beauty. Her favorite poet is Pablo Neruda, but she is also a huge fan of Robert Frost, Rupi Kaur, Tyler Knott Gregson, and any other writer with a sensational control of language. // BATHSHEBA, PG 14, CHESTNUT EYES AND CARNIVAL LIGHTS, PG 15, FORGET ME NOT, PG 17

ROSALIE LANDER is a part-time poet, full time student, and sometime novelist. Her current goal is to become a full-time author, but copy editing looks promising as well. When she isn't cursing a blue streak at verb tense, she can be found petting dogs, and reading good books. Preferably ones with wizards in them. // VULPES, VULPES, PG 31, SEANCE, PG 32, SLASH AND BURN, PG 33, HOBGOBLIN: A EULOGY FOR ANCIENT THINGS, PG 34

EDWARD LEE's poetry, short stories, non-fiction and photography have been published in magazines in Ireland, England and America, including The Stinging Fly, Skylight 47, Acumen and Smiths Knoll. He is currently working on a novel. He also makes musical noise under the names Ayahuasca Collective, Lewis Milne, Orson Carroll, Blinded Architect, Lego Figures Fighting, and Pale Blond Boy. His blog/website can be found at https://edwardmlee.wordpress.com. //LUMP, PG 25

TED MC CARTHY is a poet and translator living in Clones, Ireland. His work has appeared in magazines in Ireland, the UK, Germany, the USA, Canada and Australia. He has had two collections published, 'November Wedding', and 'Beverly Downs'. His work can be found on www.tedmccarthyspoetry.weebly.com //AND WHAT IF DEATH, PG 5, EYES, PG 6, BOY ON A PORCH, PG 7, THE SMILE AND THE TUNNEL, PG 8

ESTHER L. PALMER was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. To fulfill her South Korean immigrant father’s wishes, she became a lawyer (she is admitted to practice in New South Wales (Australia), Hong Kong and California); but now she is finally pursuing her passion—writing poetry! Esther currently resides in San Francisco with her husband and daughter. //SIFT, PG 13


IVANA VIANI is a Croatian-American resident physician whose poems on the nature of love and loss appeared in Blood and Thunder, Tuesday Magazine, The Healing Muse, The Rising Phoenix Review, and elsewhere. She lives and writes in Boston. // ACTUALLY I'VE LOVED YOU FOR A VERY LONG TIME, PG 22, THE FIRST DATE, PG 23, THE LAST DATE, PG 24

JEREMY SZUDER is a born and bred California native, raised with a tender and dedicated loyalty to the arts. His poems have been published in Harbinger Asylum, Fine Print Literary and Visual Arts Publication, as well as the 15 years of self published offerings he has created, most recent, “The Huckleberry Finn Effect”, released in 2017 and “12 Poems To Uplift”, released in 2019. Szuder lives in Glendale, California. Jeremy Szuder can be reached at jeremyszuder@gmail.com //THE LOUD VOLUME OF SLEEP, PG 21

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