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Jeffrey H. MacLachlan has recent work in New Ohio Review, Eleven Eleven, The William & Mary Review, among others. He teaches literature at Georgia College & State University. He can be followed on Twitter @jeffmack. Amee Marcantonio: Creative writing is my passion. I have been writing poetry for many years and this semester took on fiction as well. It has been a wonderful adventure! I am currently a senior at Southern Connecticut State University, getting my degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, with focuses in Psychology, Sociology, and Creative Writing. In the future, I would like to use writing in therapy, knowing that it is an important tool to help in the healing process. Polly Martin: I’m a 46-year-old single mother of a 19-year-old daughter, Paige. I have returned to Asnuntuck to obtain an Associate’s degree in Human Services. While writing is not my major, I enjoy telling stories. I discovered this while taking my first English class since 1988. Starting college last year was one of the best accomplishments I have done to date. I am learning and trying so many new things. My plan is to continue this pattern well after graduation. Susan H. Maurer lives and writes on East 15th Street in New York City and invites us to visit the home of Anaïs Nin on our next NYC trip. Terence McCaffrey’s poetry has appeared in the Connecticut River Review and Helix. It has also been featured on Autumn Sky Poetry Daily. He lives and writes in Middletown, Connecticut. John McKernan—who grew up in Omaha Nebraska in the middle of the USA—is now a retired comma herder/phonics coach after teaching 41 years at Marshall University. He lives in Florida and West Virginia. His most recent book is a selected poems, Resurrection of the Dust. He has published poems in The Atlantic Monthly, The Paris Review, The New Yorker, Virginia Quarterly


2017 Freshwater Literary Journal  

Professional literary journal produced at Asnuntuck Community College