Roberto Moulun, M.D., was a man of many accomplishments during his professional career in Hawaii: successful psychiatrist, university faculty member, champion blue-water sailor, member of the diplomatic corps from ... Read full author bio >
"Imaginative storytelling with real literary depth."
Johnny Townsend earned an MFA in Fiction Writing from Louisiana State University. He has published stories and essays in Newsday, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Progressive, The ... Read full author bio >
"an irreverent, honest look at life outside the mainstream Mormon Church....Throughout his musings on sin and forgiveness, Townsend beautifully demonstrates his characters' internal, perhaps irreconcilable struggles....Rather than anger and disdain, he offers an honest portrayal of people searching for meaning and community in their lives, regardless of their life choices or secrets."
Steve Ward's passion to encourage others facing life-threatening or life-altering challenges was driven by his personal experience with cancer and subsequent heart attack to become an appreciative survivor. Steve ... Read full author bio >
"The book is quite remarkable for its inclusivity"
Prize-winning American poet, novelist, humorous memoirist, playwright, award-winning humorous speaker, author and philosopher Marvin Richard Montney’s The Seeker Is The Sought: Poems of Lovers’ Joys, Lovers’ Empowerments: Poems 1970-2010 ... Read full author bio >
"visionary poet Montney .... ... a great writer.... A great read for lovers, lovers of poetry and those with an interest in philosophy."
Daniela Bayer was born in the Czech Republic and graduated from a university in Prague. With a business degree from Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts, successful career with Fortune 500 ... Read full author bio >
Michelle Bitting grew up near the Pacific Ocean and has work published or forthcoming in The American Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, Narrative, Nimrod, Rattle, River Styx, Silk Road, Crab Orchard ... Read full author bio >
"Bitting proves herself a sister poet to Anne Sexton, Sharon Olds and Sheryl St. Germain."
Born in the near-north side of Chicago, IL, in 1945. Currently residing in Grand Rapids, MI with Joni, my wife of 46 years. BA and MA in English from Michigan ... Read full author bio >
"Short story writer Jung, here anthologized for the second time, circles themes of loss, regret and bereavement . . . in idiosyncratic prose, which includes rich imagery delivered . . . in run-on sentences and interior monologues that read like poetry.
Those seeking CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL homilies or tidy endings -- or standard English usage and grammar -- should look elsewhere, as author Jung explores depths of inner pain."
Anne Leigh Parrish's new story collection, Our Love Could Light The World (She Writes Press, 2013) was a finalist in this year's International Book Awards. Her debut collection ... Read full author bio >
"Parrish weaves linked, darkly humorous tales of aging, death, love and alcoholism using the gothic tropes of Southern literary fiction."
I am a geographer with a first degree from London University (UCL) and doctorate from Clark University in Massachusetts. I was an assistant Professor at Clark for several years before ... Read full author bio >
"Few books of recent poetry reveal such a penetrating awareness of how the environments in which we live affect us a much as we affect them."
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