M Sawyer Ballance was born an Aries on March 29, 1991 in the year of the Metal Ram and has been drawing and painting since before he realized we are all the same person. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the obscure liberal arts school Cazenovia College, in 2013.
Liam Cregan is an undergraduate English Major at UMass Amherst. He has been writing poetry for a few years now, and is concerned with meaning constructed by illogical mental realms. He moonlights as a musician in the band shakusky. Burlesque on Crutches A bricklayer is different than a layer of bricks. Lack of formal training… Read More Another Poet Already Told You by Liam Cregan
Jessica Van de Kemp is a 2014 Best of the Net nominee and is the author of the forthcoming chapbook, Four-Coloured Memory, from Bitterzoet Press. Her poetry appears most recently in: Vallum, Written River, Hermeneutic Chaos, and Naugatuck River Review. She is currently pursuing a PhD in English at the University of Waterloo. Another Dream… Read More Another Dream by Jessica Van de Kemp
Sy Roth is a retired school administrator and has finally found the sounds of silence and the time to think whole thoughts. This has led him to find words and the ability to shape them. He has published in Visceral Uterus, Amulet, BlogNostics, among others. Dei Profundis So I hock a loogie, gray sticky mass… Read More Dei Profundis by S. Roth
Carmen Guzmán is a Boricua writer living in the “area that stills preserves some sort of puertoricanness to it” in Bushwick, Brooklyn. She graduated from Boston University with a degree in Film and Television in 2013 and has been making TV shows for someone else’s entertainment ever since. Something broke. Fix me. something broke, in her mind,… Read More Poetry by Carmen Guzman
Phillipe Martin Chatelain founded In Parentheses. He is currently pursuing an MFA in Poetry at The New School in NYC. He has self-published two chapbooks in the taking shots alone series and has been published in several online and print publications. from taking shots alone: “A short description of the content of this project is given by… Read More Taking Shots Alone 3 (Excerpt)