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Review, Fireweed, Oregon East, Evening Street Review, and many others. Arc of the Ear is his third chapbook of poems and was released by Finishing Line Press in July 2015. Growing up, Miranda Stephens wanted to be a veterinarian and attended an agricultural high school with animal science classes. She eventually figured out what she wanted to be: a comic book artist! To practice creating good stories, she began writing short stories with characters that you could meet in real life. She will soon complete her Associates Degree in Fine Arts and then continue further study of art and literature. Robin Stratton has been a writing coach in the Boston area for over 20 years. She is the author of four novels (including one that was a National Indie Excellence Book Award finalist), two collections of poetry and short fiction, and a writing guide. A four-time Pushcart Prize nominee, she’s been published in Word Riot, 63 Channels, Antithesis Common, Poor Richard’s Almanac(k), Blink-Ink, Pig in a Poke, Chick Flicks, Up the Staircase, Shoots and Vines, and many others. She is Acquisitions Editor for Big Table Publishing Company, Senior Editor of Boston Literary Magazine, and Director of the Newton Writing and Publishing Center. George Stewart: I am a 22-year-old writer, English tutor, comedian, and sandwich artist from Brooklyn, New York, currently based in the New Haven county area attending Housatonic Community College. There, I serve as Chairmen of the Student Activities Committee and President of the Literature Club. I am a tutor at Housatonic’s English department working under Professor Karyn Smith. I have been writing since the age of 14 with mostly short scripts, but since then, I’ve moved into just about all forms of writing. Daryl Sznyter received her MFA in poetry from The New School and her BA in creative writing from Pepperdine University. Previous and forthcoming publications include Word Fountain, Best American Poetry blog, Noble/Gas Qtrly, Bluestem Magazine,


2017 Freshwater Literary Journal  
2017 Freshwater Literary Journal  

Professional literary journal produced at Asnuntuck Community College