Student Editors

Three Poems

PAIGE M. FERRO is a queer writer and editor living in Bend, Oregon. By day, and sometimes night, she is the Adult Programs Coordinator with Deschutes Public Library. When not writing, she can be found dabbling in the Tarot and picking cat hairs off her various sweaters.
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SK BROWNELL is a writer, artist, and educator from the American Midwest. Their poetry, prose, and drama have appeared or are forthcoming in Great Lakes Review, Speculative North, Decoded Pride, Cathexis Northwest, and elsewhere. Stephanie was a 2018 Sewanee Conference Tennessee Williams Scholar, and their work was selected as Editor’s Choice for the 2020 Solstice Literary Fiction Prize and as winner of the 2015 National Partners of the American Theatre Playwriting Excellence Award. Stephanie holds an MFA from Boston University, teaches writing at GrubStreet, and creates with Artists’ Theater of Boston. Connect at skbrownell.com. Read more →

Two Poems

EMMA SLOAN is a Canadian poet, journalist, and essayist with 100+ works across 10+ publications. Her writing has previously featured in publications including the Huffington Post, Sonder Midwest, The Good Men Project, Enizagam Literary Journal, and This Side of West. Read more →

Sleepy Whale 49

TERRY BRINKMAN has been painting for over forty five years. He started creating Poems, he has had five poems in the Salt Lake City Weekly. Five Amazon E- Books. Variant and Tide Anthologies. Poems in Rue Scribe, Tiny Seed, jute Milieu Lit and Utah Life Magazine. Poem Village, Snapdragon Journal, Poets Choice, In Parentheses, Healing Muse and the Adelaide Magazine. Read more →

Stay and Pray

YULIIA VERETA is a young writer from Ukraine, traveling the world and getting inspiration from other cultures to write short stories, poetry, creative non-fiction and whatever else that can comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable. Her other works were published in print and online in 2019 in Litro Magazine (UK), Genre: urban arts (USA), Penultimate Peanut Magazine (USA), the Valley Voices (USA) and the McGuffin (USA). She received the 2018 City of Rockingham Short Story Award (Australia) and became the finalist in 2019 Poetry Matters Project (USA) as well as 2019 Hessler Poetry Contest (USA). Read more →

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CHRISTY BAILES lives in Fairfield, California.  She is pursuing a second master’s degree in creative writing from California State University, Sacramento.  Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Gyroscope Review, Dovecote Magazine, Panoplyzine, Calaveras Station Literary Journal, The Penmen Review, and Inkwell Journal.  In 2016, she received a master’s degree in creative writing from Southern New Hampshire University, where she studied with Patrick Culliton.  She has also studied poetry with Lynne Knightand won an honorable mention twice in the Mattia International Poetry Contest.  In 1993, she obtained a bachelor’s degree from Eastman School of Music in clarinet performance. Read more →