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Alfred Corn

Alfred Corn is the author of eleven books of poems, the most recent titled Unions (2015) and two novels, the second titled Miranda’s Book, which also appeared in 2015. He has published two collections of […]

Andrea Potos

I am the author of six poetry collections, including AN INK LIKE EARLY TWILIGHT, and WE LIT THE LAMPS OURSELVES, both from Salmon Poetry in Ireland, and YAYA’S CLOTH from Iris Press. A chapbook of […]

Bruce Black

Bruce Black is the author of Writing Yoga (Rodmell Press). His work has appeared in Chicken Soup for the Soul, Tiferet Journal, Blue Lyra Review, Elephant Journal, Mindbodygreen, HuggerMugger, Yogi Times, and Yoga Mint. You […]

C.M. Mayo

C.M. Mayo is the author of several works on Mexico, among them, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book; a novel based on the true story, The Last Prince […]

Camellia Stadts

My name is Camellia Stadts. I am 60 years old and have lived in Michigan my whole life, most of the time in and around the Detroit area. I fell in love with both reading […]

Carol V. Davis

Carol V. Davis received a 2015 Barbara Deming Memorial grant. She is the author of Because I Cannot Leave This Body (2017), Between Storms (2012) and won the 2007 T.S. Eliot Prize for Into the […]

Christopher Buckley

Christopher Buckley’s STAR JOURNAL: SELECTED POEMS is published by the Univ. of Pittsburgh Press 2016. He has published three books of creative nonfiction and is the editor of ten anthologies and critical books of contemporary poetry.

Conny Jasper

I am an artist, writer, and professional business coach. My approach is rooted in a holistic and innovative vision for a healthy, balanced, and successful paradigm.

Dani Antman

Dani Antman is a master energy healer with over 25 years experience. She is a graduate of the Barbara Brennan School of Healing and the Non-Dual School of Healing and Awakening, where she was a […]

Devi Laskar

Poet, Photographer, Artist, Writer, Soccer Mom, Former Reporter, Tar Heel native and Carolina Baksetball disciple. MFA from Columbia University. MA from University of Illinois and Urbana-Champaign. Alumna of VONA and TheOpEdProject

Diana Rosen

Diana Rosen is an author (13 nonfiction titles,) poet (40+ published works,) essayist, journalist, and online content contributor. She is a volunteer docent for the Art Deco/Beaux Arts wonder aka Central Library of Downtown Los […]

Donna L. Emerson

Donna enjoys more writing time since her recent retirement from college teaching and clinical counseling practice. Her book, “The Place of Our Meeting” was named finalist in the Trio House Press awards, 2016, following her […]

Donna Maccherone

Donna is a teacher and a writer whose essays have been published in The Philadelphia Inquirer, Kaatskill Life, and Brain,Child. The prose poem she composed during a Tiferet Writing Retreat was included in Craig E. […]

Edward Hamlin

Edward Hamlin’s “Night in Erg Chebbi and Other Stories” was selected by Pulitzer Prize finalist Karen Russell as winner of the 2015 Iowa Short Fiction Award and went on to win the Colorado Book Award. […]

Edwin Romond

Edwin Romond is the author of eight collections of poetry and has been awarded  fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and from both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania State Councils on the Arts. […]

Elisabeth Murawski

Author of Zorba’s Daughter, which won the May Swenson Poetry Award, Moon and Mercury, and two chapbooks. Hawthornden Fellow. Publications include The Yale Review, FIELD, Alaska Quarterly Review, et al. A native of Chicago, she […]

Florence Shelso

I am a Clinical Social Worker in Omaha, NE. I grew up in Nebraska and returned after living many places as a Navy wife. When my children finished graduate school, I went to UNO to […]

George Blecher

Writer and translator from Scandinavian languages. Articles and essays published in NY Times, New Republic, Christian Science Monitor etc. as well as many European journals and websites. Other People Exist, a collection of stories, published […]

Jane Hirshfield

Jane Hirshfield is the author of eight books of poetry, most recently THE BEAUTY (Knopf, 2015). Her most recent book of essays is TEN WINDOWS: HOW GREAT POEMS TRANSFORM THE WORLD (Knopf, 2015). Recipient of […]

Jenneth Graser

Jenneth Graser lives in Cape Town, South Africa with her husband Karl and three daughters. She has a degree in Library & Information Studies and homeschools her girls. Jenneth writes poetry at her blog Prayers […]

John McDermott

John McDermott grew up in Palmyra, NJ and taught English as a Second Language for two years each in Nanjing, China and Osaka, Japan and for many years at Union County College. A former editor […]

Joyce Kornblatt

Joyce Kornblatt is a novelist, essayist and teacher. A former professor in the MFA program at the University of Maryland, she lives and writes now in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, Australia.

Kenneth Ronkowitz

A lifelong educator, Ken Ronkowitz currently teaches in the humanities at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Montclair State University. He has edited, a monthly online poetry workshop and magazine, since 1998. Ken […]

Kevin Carey

Kevin is an Assistant Professor at Salem State University and a seventh grade basketball coach. He has published three books.

Lee Woodman

Lee Woodman has a distinguished career in writing and media production, and held senior leadership positions at the Smithsonian Institution for twenty years. Her radio and film awards include five CINEs, two NY International Film […]

Lisa Trank

Lisa Trank is a Longmont, Colorado-based writer and performer. Her interview with poet, spiritual teacher, and cancer survivor, Mark Nepo, appeared in Tiferet in the Fall 2016 Issue. Her short story, “1939 Plymouth, or the […]

Marguerite Bouvard

Marguerite G. Bouvard is the author of 8 books of poetry, two of which have won awards and 12 non-fiction books. She is a resident Scholar at the Women Studies Research Center at Brandeis U. […]

Mark Doty

Mark Doty is a poet, memoirist and essayist. His FIRE TO FIRE: New and Selected Poems won the National Book Award in 2008. WHAT IS THE GRASS, a prose meditation on Walt Whitman’s life, work […]

Mary Redus

Mary Redus has published her poetry in a variety of publications, including the Edison Literary Review, Exit 13 Magazine, and The Stillwater Review. She is a member of the Sussex County Writers’ Roundtable in Newton […]

Michael Fontana

Michael Fontana lives and writes in beautiful Bella Vista, Arkansas.

Nahid Rachlin

Nahid Rachlin went to Columbia University Writing Program on a Doubleday-Columbia Fellowship and then went on to Stanford University writing program on a Stegner Fellowship. Her publications include a memoir, PERSIAN GIRLS (Penguin), four novels, […]

Nancy Wait

Nancy Wait is an artist, a writer, a writing coach/editor, and author of the memoir “The Nancy Who Drew, The Memoir That Solved A Mystery.” She is a former actress (stage, film and TV) in […]

Palline Plum

I am a long-time Quaker of the silent, unprogrammed meeting variety. Trained as a sculptor, I also worked for many years as a clinical social worker. I have been writing poems for 50 years, very […]

Patricia Fargnoli

Patricia Fargnoli’s 5th book, “Hallowed: New & Selected Poems” will be published by Tupelo Press in fall, 2017. Her four previous books have won awards such as” The May Swenson Award judged by Mary Oliver; […]

Paul Martin

Published one book, Closing Distances, from The Backwaters Press. Also published two prize-winning chapbooks: Floating on the Lehigh, winner of the Grayson Books Chapbook Prize, and Rooms of the Living, co-winner of the autumn House […]

Peter Noterman

Poet, dancer, and lover of God and love, truth, justice, and beauty.

Priscilla Orr

Priscilla Orr, author of Losing the Horizon and Jugglers & Tides, Hannacroix Creek Books, has published in Southern Poetry Review, Nimrod, and other journals, awarded fellowships from Yaddo, NJ state Arts Council, and thrice nominated […]

Rachel Dacus

Rachel Dacus is a poet and writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the author of three poetry books and a spoken word poetry CD. Dacus’ most recent book, Gods of Water […]

Renee Martin-Nagle

Renee is an environmental lawyer specializing in governance of shared transboundary groundwater in aquifers. She is a former member of the board of directors of Omega Institute and a graduate of the Integrated Kabbalistic Healing […]

Robert Kostuck

Robert Kostuck is an M.Ed. graduate from Northern Arizona University. Recently published fiction, essays, and reviews appear in many American and Canadian print journals. He is currently working on short stories, essays, and novels; his […]

Sandra Kohler

Sandra Kohler is a poet and teacher. Her third collection of poems, Improbable Music, (Word Press) appeared in May, 2011. Earlier collections are The Country of Women (Calyx, 1995) and The Ceremonies of Longing, winner […]

Terry Savoie

Retired from teaching. Poetry published in American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Poetry (Chicago), North American Review, The Iowa Review and more than a hundred and fifty other literary journals in the past thirty-five years.

Virginia Chase Sutton

My third book of poems, Of a Transient Nature, was published in 2016 by Knut House Press. I won the Morse Poetry Prize for my second book, What Brings You to Del Amo. My first book […]

Wendy Braitman

Wendy Braitman is a Career Coach guiding people who are looking for more meaning and satisfaction from their work. She is a regular on-air contributor to HuffPost Live, and her essays have appeared in The […]

William O’Daly

William O’Daly has published two chapbooks of poems, “The Whale in the Web” and “The Road to Isla Negra,” with Copper Canyon Press and Folded Word Press, respectively. Two more books of poems, “Water Ways” […]