Adele Annesi Adele Annesi is an award-winning writer and a co-author of Now What? The Creative Writer's Guide to Success After the MFA. Her work has appeared in various journals, including Southern Literary Review, where she was managing editor. A co-founder of the Ridgefield Writers Conference, Adele received her MFA in creative writing from Fairfield University, and her flash fiction has been adapted for the stage. A professor of writing, Adele is completing a novel set in Italy. You can find out more about her here.
Alan Elyshevitz is a poet and short story writer from East Norriton, PA. His collection of stories, The Widows and Orphans Fund, was published by Stephen F. Austin State University Press. In addition, he has published three poetry chapbooks: Imaginary Planet (Cervena Barva), Theory of Everything (Pudding House), and The Splinter in Passion’s Paw (New Spirit). He is a two-time recipient of a fellowship in fiction writing from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Currently he teaches writing at the Community College of Philadelphia.
Marta Ferguson is the co-editor, with Bryan D. Dietrich, of Drawn to Marvel: Poems from the Comic Books (Minor Arcana Press, 2014). She has just joined the Spark Wheel Press staff as a manuscript reader. In 2005, her chapbook, Mustang Sally Pays Her Debt to Wilson Pickett, was published by Main Street Rag. Her poetry has appeared in dozens of literary magazines over the last decade or so, including Poet Lore, So to Speak, The Comstock Review, Spillway, Bluestem, Rattle, and Prairie Schooner. She is the sole proprietor of Wordhound Writing & Editing Services, LLC.
John Grey is an Australian born poet. Recently published in The Lyric, Vallum and the science fiction anthology, “The Kennedy Curse” with work upcoming in Bryant Literary Magazine, Natural Bridge, Southern California Review and the Oyez Review.
Michael Hylton currently lives and writes in Ypsilanti, Michigan. He holds a bachelor's in English from Ferris State University and is currently applying to MFA programs. Follow Michael at @KindaRedBeard.
Gina Marie Lazar is a Philadelphia-based artist/writer who has traveled to New York City more than any other place on earth. She loves the hustle and bustle, the grime and beauty, the people-watching and window-shopping. She captured the images in this series, "Heart of New York," using a Nikon D3100. Find more of her work online at virtuallygina.com.
M. M. Ryman is retired from the Headquarters Department of Defense. She carries her B.S in Management and is currently working on her Master’s degree. She lives in the Northern Virginia area with her husband and a household of ten that include four generations. She is inspired by the full lives of her three adult children and their families. She takes special insight from her four grandchildren whom still see the wonderment in their surroundings. She also has a weekly blog.
SH is a writer and professor. She has a great respect for all fandoms, even the parts she doesn't quite understand, because of their acceptance of creativity and difference. She will spend the wait for Sherlock Series 4 analyzing every minute detail of Series 3. Like the good Sherlockian she is.