Meet the contributors of upcoming Issue 231
Lowell Jaeger (Montana Poet Laureate 2017-2019) is founding editor of Many Voices Press, author of seven collections of poems, recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Montana Arts Council, and winner of the Grolier Poetry Peace Prize. Most recently Jaeger was awarded the Montana Governor’s Humanities Award for his work in promoting thoughtful civic discourse.
Bailey is an introvert, but not a misanthrope. She is the recipient of a Max Ehrmann Poetry Award and publishes travel writing in Inside Himalayas and Pink Pangea. Her short story The Risk of Death by Suffocation appears in As You Were literary journal, and her short fiction has appeared in Tweetlit and Nanoisms.
Glenn Ingersoll works for the Berkeley Public Library where he hosts Clearly Meant, a reading & interview series. He has two chapbooks, City Walks (broken boulder) and Fact (Avantacular). He keeps two blogs, LoveSettlement and Dare I Read. Recent work has appeared in Poetry East, Askew, and Hearty Greetings.
Krista Banks completed her BFA in creative non-fiction at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Since graduating, she has been roaming the country in search of adventure and good stories. She currently lives in North Carolina and chances are, if she’s not working on a piece of nature writing, she can be found in the woods with her dog.
Angela Doll Carlson
Angela Doll Carlson is a poet, fiction writer, and essayist whose work has been published or is forthcoming in publications such as Thin Air Magazine, Eastern Iowa Review, Apeiron Review, Relief Journal Magazine, St. Katherine Review, Rock & Sling, Bird’s Thumb Magazine, Ruminate Magazine, and Art House America. Angela currently lives in Chicago, IL with her husband, David and her four outrageously spirited yet remarkably likable children.
Jayne Martin is a 2017 Pushcart nominee and the 2016 winner of Vestal Review’s VERA award for flash fiction. Her work has appeared in Boston Literary Magazine, Spelk, Literary Orphans, Five-2-One, Midwestern Gothic, Shotgun Honey, MoonPark Review, Blink-Ink, Cleaver, Connotation Press and Hippocampus among others. She is the author of Suitable for Giving: A Collection of Wit with a Side of Wry, and lives in Santa Barbara, California. Find her on Twitter @Jayne_Martin.
Leah Mueller is an indie writer from Tacoma, Washington. She is the author of two chapbooks, Queen of Dorksville (Crisis Chronicles Press), and Political Apnea (Locofo Chaps) and two books, Allergic to Everything (Writing Knights Press) and The Underside of the Snake (Red Ferret Press). Leah was a winner in the 2012 Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest, and a featured poet at the 2015 New York Poetry Festival. Her work appears in Blunderbuss, Outlook Springs, Memoryhouse, Atticus Review, Remixt, Your Impossible Voice and many other magazines and anthologies.
Kristen M. Ploetz
Kristen M. Ploetz is a writer and former land use attorney living in Massachusetts. Her recent work has been published with Random Sample Review, Atlas & Alice, Hypertext Magazine, Ellipsis Zine, Harpoon Review, (b)OINK, The Hopper, Gravel, Maudlin House, and elsewhere. She is currently working on a collection of essays and short stories. You can find her on the web and Twitter.