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Review, The Journal, Antioch Review, Guernica, Field, and many other magazines Bob Meszaros taught English at Hamden High School in Hamden, Connecticut, for thirty-two years. He retired from high school teaching in June of 1999. During the 70s and 80s, his poems appeared in a number of literary journals, such as En Passant and Voices International. In 2000, he began teaching part time at Quinnipiac University, and he began once again to submit his work for publication. His poems have subsequently appeared in The Connecticut Review, Main Street Rag, Red Wheelbarrow, Tar River Poetry, Concho River Review, and many other literary journals. Widely published on both sides of the Atlantic, James B. Nicola has several poetry awards and nominations to his credit, with recent poems in Freshwater, the Southwest and Atlanta Reviews, and Rattle. His nonfiction book, Playing the Audience, won a Choice award. His first full-length poetry collection, Manhattan Plaza, has just been released; his second, Stage to Page: Poems from the Theater, was published in 2016. More at sites.google.com/site/jamesbnicola. Victoria Orifice is a Liberal Arts major at Asnuntuck Community College. By her own admission, she should probably be studying right now. Simon Perchik: My poetry has also appeared in Partisan Review, The Nation, The New Yorker, and elsewhere. Thomas Pescatore can sometimes be seen wandering along the Walt Whitman bridge or down the sidewalks of Philadelphia’s old Skid Row. He might have left a poem or two behind to mark his trail. He maintains a poetry blog: amagicalmistake.blogspot.com. Barb Reynolds: My degree is in psychology, and I was a child abuse investigator for 23 years. My chapbook Boxing Without Gloves was published by Finishing Line Press in 2014. My poems have

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2017 Freshwater Literary Journal  
2017 Freshwater Literary Journal  

Professional literary journal produced at Asnuntuck Community College

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