Contributor Achievements

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Doug Bolling’s poem “Body and Soul” was chosen for the Mathiasen Award by Harmony Magazine, the publication of the University of Arizona’s Medical Humanities Program.

Joanne M. Clarkson’s poetry collection, The Fates, won Bright Hill Press’ annual contest and was released in June 2017.  Three of the poems in the collection were first published in Perfume River Review.

Michael Patrick Collins’ new collection of poems, Appearances, will be released in November 2017 by Saddle Road Press.  More details available on his website

John Huey’s first book, ‘The Moscow Poetry File’ has now been scheduled for publication by Finishing Line Press.   print on October 13, 2017.  More details, including pre-sales information on his website

John Krumberger’s new collection of poems BECAUSE AUTUMN has been published Main Street Rag  Press.

Ellaraine Lockie’s lastest release, Tripping with the Top Down, a chapbook collection of travel poems through the western U. S. states.  She has recently been awarded a merit-based residency from Summer Literary Seminars in Kenya for December of this year.  She will also be a judge for the Chicagoland Poetry Contest this fall, and she was recently the featured Poet/Artiest of the Month at the Center for Humans & Nature.  Recent and forthcoming work has appeared or will appear in:  Voices Israel, Heydey Magazine, Cosumnes River Journal, Caesura, Chiron Review, Bacopa Literary Review, KYSO Flash, Ibbetson Street, Homestead Review, Cultural Weekly, I Come From the World Literary Journal, Quill and Parchment and Waterways.

Carolyn Miller’s Route 66 and Its Sorrows (Terrapin Books) was published in spring 2017. These poems alternate between the Ozarks, where Miller grew up, and Northern California, where she now lives.

Jimmy Pappas’ “Bobby’s Story” about a Vietnam veteran is a finalist in the 2017 Rattle Poetry Contest. Pappas adds: “I promised Bobby before he died that I would make him famous. I guess I just did.”

Zack Rogow was nominated for Outstanding Solo Show and Performance.   His coauthored play Colette Uncensored will be reprised by Lorri Holt at The Marsh in Berkeley from October 6 to November 4, 2017.

Jeanine Stevens second poetry collection, “Inheritor,” was published by Future Cycle Press. Her 10th chapbook, “Brief Immensity,” won the Finishing Line Press Open Chapbook Prize was released in September 2017.  Her poem “In This Room Everyone Behaved,” won the WOMR Cape Cod Community Radio National Award.