Hartford and a Certificate in Manufacturing Technology from Asnuntuck Community College. Meghan DePeau’s work will be appearing in forthcoming editions of the Common Ground Review and Shapes. She won Common Ground Review’s annual poetry contest in 2016. She also received the Outstanding Young Poet Award and won the annual writing contest at Manchester Community College during the 2015-16 academic year. Brian Fanelli is the author of one chapbook, Front Man (Big Table Publishing), and the full-length collections All That Remains (Unbound Content) and Waiting for the Dead to Speak (NYQ Books). His poetry, essays, and book reviews have been published by The Los Angeles Times, World Literature Today, Main Street Rag, The Paterson Literary Review, Kentucky Review, and elsewhere. He has an MFA from Wilkes University and a PhD from Binghamton University. He teaches at Lackawanna College. Claire T. Field: I was born and grew up in Yazoo City, Mississippi, the town where the hills meet the Mississippi Delta. My first poetry book (Mississippi Delta Women in Prism) was published by NewSouth Books in Montgomery, Alabama. My second collection of poetry (Southern Aunts: The 1950s) was published by Tillandsia Press. My third collection of poems (Indigo Blues) was published by The Origami Poetry Project. My creative nonfiction book (A Delta Vigil: Yazoo City, Mississippi, the 1950s) was published July 2014. My most recent creative nonfiction book (Mississippi Delta Memories) was published 2016 by Solomon & George. Joseph Frare: I am a community college student living in the Connecticut area. My first published short story, “Delivering the Peace,” appeared in last year’s issue of Freshwater. As for hobbies, I enjoy hiking and weightlifting, as well as indulging myself in a good book while eating a scone and drinking tea. Disclaimer: none of the latter is true but sounded very appropriate for ending the sentence. I haven’t had a scone or a cup of tea for years.
Published on May 18, 2017