(Listed alphabetically by surname)

A (8) | B (29) | C (13) | D (13) | E (4) | F (12) | G (11) | H (13) | I (1) | J (5) | K (13) | L (9) | M (19) | N (5) | O (1) | P (10) | Q (1) | R (11) | S (21) | T (3) | U (1) | V (7) | W (14) | Y (2)
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Babson, Anne

Anne Babson won the Columbia Journal Prize and the Artisan Journal contest, and she was nominated for both 2001 and 2005 Pushcarts for work appearing in The Haight Ashbury Literary Journal and Ilya’s Honey. Her work has recently appeared in Iowa Review, Cider Press Review, Southampton Review, Bridges, Barrow Street, Connecticut Review, The Pikeville Review, and many other publications. In Europe, her work has appeared in Current Accounts, Iota, Poetry Salzburg, Nth Position and others. In Asia, she was published in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore.

Her work is featured on an urban gospel hip-hop CD produced by Da Ovahflow (Orville Lewinson) entitled The Cornerstone. She has four chapbooks--"Counterterrorist Poems" (2002 Pudding House Press), "Dictation" (2001, Partisan Press), "Uppity Poems" (1999 Alpha Beat Press), and "Commute Poems" (forthcoming from...

Backer, David

David Backer is an English and Philosophy teacher at a high school in Washington, DC. He has had stories published in The Houston Literary Review,,, and Wooden Teeth.

Balaz, Joe

Joe Balaz lives in northeast Ohio. He is the author of Domino Buzz, a cd of music-poetry. He is also coauthor, with photo-artist Mary Ellen Derwis, of JOMA-online, an online gallery of concrete poetry and photography. His recent work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Icon, Oregon Literary Review, AdmitTwo, Eleventh Transmission, Right Hand Pointing, Word Riot, and many other publications.

Barnes, Christopher

In 1998 Christopher Barnes won a Northern Arts writers award. In July 2000 he read at Waterstones bookshop to promote the anthology "Titles Are Bitches". Christmas 2001 he debuted at Newcastle's famous Morden Tower doing a reading of his poems. Each year he reads for Proudwords lesbian and gay writing festival and he partakes in workshops. 2005 saw the publication of his collection Lovebites, published by Chanticleer Press, 6/1 Jamaica Mews, Edinburgh. On Saturday 16th August 2003 he read at the Edinburgh Festival as a Per Verse poet at LGBT Centre, Broughton St. He also has a BBC web-page at Christmas 2001 The Northern Cultural Skills Partnership sponsored him to be mentored by Andy Croft in conjunction with New Writing North. He made a radio programme for Web FM community radio about my writing group. In October-November...

Basu, Anirban

Anirban Basu from Calcutta, India, is a software professional who likes writing.

Bauman, Danielle

Danielle Bauman is a native New Yorker with a BFA in acting from Boston University.

Bebee, Noel

More news about Noel Bebee at Art Out Of Line.

Beck, Gary

Gary Beck's recent fiction has appeared in such magazines as 3AM Magazine, Fullosia Press, EWG Presents, Nuvein Magazine, Vincent Brothers Review. His poetry has appeared in dozens of literary magazines, while his plays and translations of Molière, Aristophanes, and Sophocles have been produced Off Broadway. His chapbook The Conquest of Somalia will be published by Cervenabarva Press. He is a writer/director of award-winning social issue video documentaries.

Bennett, Eleanor

Eleanor Leonne Bennett is a 15 year old photographer and artist who has won contests with National Geographic, The Woodland Trust, The World Photography Organisation, Winstons Wish, Papworth Trust, Mencap, Big Issue, Wrexham Science, Fennel and Fern and Nature's Best Photography. She has had her photographs published in exhibitions and magazines across the world including the Guardian (2010), RSPB Birds (2010), RSPB Bird Life (2010), Dot Dot Dash (2010 and 2011), Alabama Coast (2010), Alabama Seaport (2010) and NG Kids Magazine (2010). She was also the only person from the UK to have her work displayed in the National Geographic, and the only visual artist published in the Taj Mahal Review (June 2011) as well as th youngest artist to be displayed in Charnwood Art's Vision 09 Exhibition (2009) and New Mill's Artlounge Dark Colours Exhibition (2011)....

Bennett, Jim

Jim Bennett lives near Liverpool in the UK and is the managing editor of His most recent publication is a poetry collection called The Man Who Tried To Hug Clouds, Bluechrome Publishing 2004 (2nd edition 2005). Jim teaches Creative Writing at the University of Liverpool and tours throughout the year giving readings and performances of his work.

Benson, Dave

Dave Benson is from Baltimore, MD, and Madison, WI. He has traveled in Europe, and North and South America, including Colombia, where he lived for 7 years. He writes poetry in English, Spanish and French, and enjoys reading at Mother Fool’s coffee house in Madison, and at the Deforest Public Library in Deforest, WI.

Bernard, Mikael

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Bett, Stephen

Stephen Bett has had two books of poetry published, Cruise Control (Ekstasis Editions, 1996) and Lucy Kent and other poems (Longspoon Press, 1983). His work has also appeared in over 40 journals in the U.S., Canada and England, as well as in two anthologies.

Beveridge, Robert

Robert Beveridge makes noise ( and writes poetry just outside Cleveland, Ohio. Recent or upcoming appearances are in Pulsar, Tessellate, and Scarlet Leaf Review, among others.

Beynon, Byron

Byron Beynon lives in Wales. His poems have appeared in numerous publications including Agenda, Chicago Poetry Review, Poetry Wales, Quadrant, The French Literary Review, Poetry Ireland Review and Wasafiri. Recent collections include "Cuffs" (Rack Press) and "Nocturne In Blue" (Lapwing Publications), both launched at the Dylan Thomas Centre. He has also been co-editor of the poetry magazine, Roundyhouse. He was also involved in coordinating the Wales' contribution to the poetry anthology "Fifty Strong" (Heinemann), which was a project to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the South Bank Centre's poetry library at the Royal Festival Hall, London. Recent poems have appeared in the anthology "Evan Walters: Moments of Vision" (Seren Books, 2011).

Bledsoe, Cortney

Cortney Bledsoe was born and raised on a catfish farm in eastern Arkansas. He has poems, essays, and short stories published or forthcoming in many journals, including Nimrod, Storysouth, DMQ Review, and Shampoo Poetry.

Blome, William C.

William C. Blome writes poetry and short fiction. He lives wedged in-between Baltimore and Washington, DC, and he is a master’s degree graduate of the Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars. His writing has previously seen the light of day in such fine little mags as Amarillo Bay, Marco Polo Quarterly, Prism International, Pure Francis, Salted Feathers, and The California Quarterly.

Bockman, Shel

Shel Bockman is a professor at California State University, San Bernardino. He attended the University of Iowa where he took some poetry/creative writing courses, but stopped writing poetry after receiving advanced degrees in a different field. He has recently started writing poetry again, and has published poems in The Houston Literary Review, A Hudson View, SNReview, A Little Poetry, Boston Literary Magazine, Maverick, Flutter, Words-Myth, and Kupozine.

Boggess, Ace

Ace Boggess from Huntington, WV, is author of one book of poetry, The Beautiful Girl Whose Wish Was Not Fulfilled, published in 2003 by Highwire Press, and several unpublished literary novels currently being shopped to editors. His poems have appeared in such journals as Harvard Review, Notre Dame Review, Poetry East. Currently he is promoting his new CD featuring 13 original songs, many of which can be found on the web as free mp3s
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Brenner, Daniel

Daniel Brenner was born in Harrisburg, PA, and graduated from Bard College in 1998. Since 2000 he has been living in Jersey City, NJ, where he has worked as an English teacher and an accountant.

Broughton, Arthur Davis

Arthur Davis Broughton has an MFA in printmaking, and lives in northwest Ohio with his wife and two daughters. He is currently doing illustrations, as he says, to support his addiction to fine arts.

Brownstein, Michael H.

Michael H. Brownstein has been widely published throughout the small and literary presses. His work has appeared in The Café Review, American Letters and Commentary, Skidrow Penthouse, Xavier Review, Hotel Amerika, Free Lunch, and others. In addition, he has nine poetry chapbooks including The Shooting Gallery (Samidat Press, 1987), Poems from the Body Bag (Ommation Press, 1988), A Period of Trees (Snark Press, 2004), What Stone Is (Fractal Edge Press, 2005), I Was a Teacher Once (Ten Page Press, 2011), Firestorm: A Rendering of Torah (Camel Saloon Press, 2012), The Possibility of Sky and Hell: From My Suicide Book (White Knuckle Press, 2013) and The Katy Trail, Mid-Missouri, 100 Degrees Outside and Other Poems (Kind of Hurricane Press, 2013). He is the editor of First Poems from Viet Nam (2011).

Bryan, John

John Bryan has been published in many journals such as Unlikely Stories, Kimera, 3AM Magazine, Stirring, Gnome, Thunder Sandwich, Wilmington Blues.

Bryant, William

William Bryant is a physician in rural southeast Missouri and he writes short stories and poems regarding his experiences with patients in this rural setting.
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Buck, Janet

Janet Buck is a two-time Pushcart Nominee and a recent recipient of The H.G. Wells Award for Literary Excellence, and one of six winning poets in the Kota Press Anthology Contest. She is also the author of four collections of poetry: Calamity's Quilt, Reefs We Live, Bookmarks in a Hurricane, and Before the Rose. She teaches writing and literature at the college level, and her poetry, humor and essays have appeared in very many print journals and e-zines world-wide (e.g. Big Bridge, The Pittsburgh Quarterly, The Recursive Angel, Maelstrom, The Oracular Tree, Poetry Motel, Oracle). "Writing is a private scream with a universal echo," she says. To read more of Janet's work or schedule a reading, go to;

Burke, Wayne F.

Wayne F. Burke's poetry has appeared online in Red Savina, Bluestem, Black Wire, The Commonline Journal, and elsewhere. His book of poems Words That Burn is published by Bareback Press (2013). He lives in the central Vermont area.

Burt, Jeff

Jeff Burt lives in Santa Cruz County, California, and works in mental health. He has work in Rabid Oak, Terrene, Homestead Review, and Boomer Lit Mag, and won the Cold Mountain Review 2017 Poetry Prize.

Bush, Zachary C.

Zachary C. Bush is a young writer of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, political rants, and magazine features. He lives in Georgia with his two cats: Luna and Tic-Tac. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in edificeWRECKED, 5th Story Review, Eloquent Stories, and Non Euclidean Café.

Butler, Janet

After many years in central Italy, where she developed her passion for watercolors and poetry, Janet Butler now lives in the Bay Area, California. She currently teaches TESL and Italian in San Francisco, balancing her passion for watercolors and poetry with walks with her dog. Among her recent publications are Literary Mary, Sage Trail, Rattlesnake Review, and Poet's Ink. Eden Fables was published as an online chapbook by Language & Culture, 2007; Collection: Ekphrastic Poems by Robert Schuler and Janet Butler was published (by invitation of the editor) by Canvas Press Collection Series, 2007; and Shadowline by Gatto Publishing, Scotland (2007) as an eBook.

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