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"Europe Sheffield Yorkshire Modern UK (5)"- Eleanor Leonne Bennett is an internationally award winning photographer and artist who has won first places with National Geographic,The World Photography Organisation, Nature's Best Photography, Papworth Trust, Mencap, The Woodland trust and Postal Heritage. Her photography has been published in the Telegraph , The Guardian, and on the cover of books and magazines in the United States and Canada. Her art is globally exhibited , having shown work in London, Paris, Indonesia, Los Angeles,Florida, Washington, Scotland,Wales, Ireland,Canada,Spain,Germany, Japan, Australia and twice exhibited with The CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the year Exhibition amongst many other locations. She was also the only person from the UK to have her work displayed in the National Geographic and Airbus run See The Bigger Picture global exhibition tour with the United Nations International Year Of Biodiversity 2010. "Medea Was A Daughter"- Katy Williams is a freelance writer and artist. She is a recent graduate of Mills College with a BA in English, and a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Katy writes short fiction and poetry, and is particularly interested in queering the definitions of words, genres, and identities. "Remembrance", "Codependent" and "Granny and Papa's House"- Philip Jackey, a Midwest poet, was born and raised in South Bend, Indiana. His work has appeared in journals such as Torrid Literature, The Write Place at the Write Time, Agave Mag, Sundog Lit, Sixfold, and Pudding Magazine to name a few. When he's not writing, you can likely find him crawling with his daughter on their living room floor, mastering the art of baby talk. Follow him on Twitter @phil82885 “A Broken Escalator”- A recent graduate of the Bluegrass Writers Studio at Eastern Kentucky University, James Hartman lives in Lexington, Kentucky with his wife and their two dogs and two cats. Other fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Blue Fifth Review, Gravel, and Spelk. He has finished his first novel. "I'm On An Adventure or I’m on the Poop Deck"-Alex L. Swartzentruber is a poet and musician from Indiana. He is also known as Beverly Bounce House. "Possibly a Bozo"-Glen Armstrong holds an MFA in English from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and teaches writing at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. He edits a poetry journal called Cruel Garters and has a new chapbook titled Set List (Bitchin Kitsch,) and two more scheduled for 2015: In Stone and The Most Awkward Silence of All (both Cruel Garters Press.) His work has appeared in Poetry Northwest,Conduit and Cloudbank. "Flea Market Shades" and "A Suit that Fits"-Gary Singh is an award-winning travel journalist with a music degree who publishes poetry, paints and exhibits photographs. As a scribe, he's published hundreds of works including travel essays, art and music criticism, profiles, business journalism, lifestyle articles and more. For 500 straight weeks he’s penned a creative newspaper column for Metro, San Jose’s alt-weekly newspaper, an offbeat glimpse into the frontiers of the human condition in Silicon Valley. He is the author of The San Jose Earthquakes: A Seismic Soccer Legacy, (forthcoming from The History Press, March 2015). "Hilary", and "Easter"-Dylan Debelis is a publisher, poet, performer, chaplain, and minister based out of New York City. A candidate for Unitarian Universalist Ministry, Dylan embodies his faith in praxis through his pastoral care and social justice activism. In sermons, writings, and worship, Dylan weaves grotesque worlds, loving embraces, and an off-kilter wit to lead the audience or congregation in a very unorthodox prayer.

"There Are Versions of Us"-Jessica Van de Kemp (BA, B.Ed, MA) is a 2014 Best of the Netnominee. Her e-chapbook, Spirit Light, is the second release in a new series fromThe Steel Chisel. Jessica is currently pursuing a PhD in English at the University of Waterloo. Webpage: | Twitter: @jess_vdk

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