Meet the contributors of upcoming Issue 227
Lisa Haag’s work has appeared in a number of literary journals, including Passages North, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Lindenwood Review, The Examined Life, Spoon River Poetry Review, Spillway, and others. Her essay, “On Sea Cucumbers and Flying Solo,” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She has published two poetry chapbooks, Recombinant Loves (Main Street Rag Press) and Stiletto Moon (Aldrich Press/Kelsay Books). Another poetry chapbook, A Benign Sort of Cannibalism, won the Clockwise poetry chapbook contest and is forthcoming from Tebot Bach.
Guy received his MFA from Vermont College and teaches writing at Madison College in Madison, Wisconsin. He is also a journeyman carpenter, husband, father, and contributing poet/essayist for community radio. His first full-length book of poetry, Going to Miss Myself When I’m Gone comes out in October 2017 through Aldrich Press.
Victoria Large holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College. Her short fiction has appeared in various print and online publications, including Carve Magazine, Monkeybicycle, Painted Bride Quarterly, and Soundings Review.
Hannah Kidder graduated from Nicholls State University in marketing and creative writing this past May. While flash fiction is her favorite writing style, she is also working on a novel. Hannah has been published in The Oracle, Sucharnochee Review, and Mosaic.
Manit Chaotragoongit was born September 30, 1983 in Bangkok , Thailand . He is a street and conceptual photographer who has received photography awards from Globalhunt foundation, India and Burggrun institute, USA.
Moss Ingram earned his MFA from Queens University of Charlotte and his MBA Certificate in Design and Innovation from Ferris State. He is the co-recipient of an Edison Award for Innovation and recently workshopped under Margaret Atwood at the Pelee Island Bookhouse in Ontario. He lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with his wife and two children, where he is an associate professor at Grand Rapids Community College.
Robert Fillman won the poetry contest at the 2016 Pennsylvania Writers Conference and has been featured as a “Showcase Poet” in the Aurorean. Recently, his poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Blueline, Cider Press Review, The Comstock Review, Kestrel, Pembroke Magazine, The Sow’s Ear Poetry Review, Salamander, Spillway, and others. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate and Senior Teaching Fellow at Lehigh University, where he also runs the Drown Writers Series. He lives in eastern Pennsylvania with his wife, Melissa, and their two children, Emma and Robbie.
Linda Boroff graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in English. Her writing has appeared in McSweeney’s, The Guardian, Hollywood Dementia, Drunk Monkeys, Word Riot, Hobart, Ducts, Blunderbuss, Adelaide, Thoughtful Dog, Storyglossia, Able Muse, The Furious Gazelle, JONAH Magazine, The Boiler, and others, including several anthologies. She was nominated for a 2016 Pushcart Prize for fiction and won first prize in The Writers Place short story competition. She has written one feature film which played in theaters and film festivals in 2010. Her short story published in Epoch is under option to Sony and director Brad Furman (The Lincoln Lawyer) for development as a TV series. She wrote the script for the upcoming biopic of film noir actress Barbara Payton, currently casting with producer Don Murphy (Transformers).