Tamiko Dooley

Tamiko studied Latin & French at New College, Oxford. She is raising two young children in England. When there’s no pandemic, she’s hired as a wedding pianist from time to time. Manoeuvre You ask why it took me so long to drive Why I’m still scared to do a three-point turn Won’t push seventy on the motorway Or enter a multi-storey car park. When I passed my test on the fifteenth go It felt like a miracle from above. We laugh that you stopped buying good luck cards After a decade of cardboard wasted. I don’t say that the grey-haired … Continue reading Tamiko Dooley

Glen Wilson

Glen Wilson lives with his wife and two children in Portadown, Co Armagh.  He works as a civil servant and is Worship Leader at St Mark’s Church of Ireland Portadown.  He studied English and Politics at Queens University Belfast and has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism studies from the University of Ulster. He has been widely published having work in The Honest Ulsterman, The Stony Thursday Book, Foliate Oak, Iota, the Interpreters House, Southword, The Ogham Stone, The Luxembourg Review, RAUM and The Incubator Journal amongst others. In 2014 he won the Poetry Space competition and was shortlisted for the Wasafiri New Writing Prize.  In 2015 he was shortlisted … Continue reading Glen Wilson

Medha Godbole Singh

This is Medha here. I have been dabbling into creative writing for almost a decade now. Currently working as a Content creator and seo analyst, I have written a couple of short stories and would like to publish a novel some day. I am a film buff and an avid traveller. I have a travel blog too. The Alter Ego She was standing at a crossing on the road, waiting to get to the other side. She was lightly tapping her feet, impatient. It was getting late for her on her first day at work as a Public Relations assistant. … Continue reading Medha Godbole Singh

Lorin Lee Cary

Lorin Lee Cary once taught Social History at the University of Toledo, wrote historical works and co-authored Slavery In North Carolina, 1748-1776 and No Strength Without Union:An Illustrated History of Ohio Workers, 1803-1980. Both won awards. He also served as a Fulbright Senior Scholar at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. Now he creates fictional cause and effect relationships. The Custer Conspiracy, a humorous historical novel set in the present, is one result, the novella California Dreaming, a meta fiction venture, another. Short stories and flash fiction pieces have appeared in Torrid Literature, Cigale Literary Magazine, decomP magazinE, Lit.cat and Short Story, as well in a couple of now … Continue reading Lorin Lee Cary

Steve Carr

Steve Carr, from Richmond, Virginia, has had over 500 short stories published internationally in print and online magazines, literary journals, reviews and anthologies since June, 2016. He has had seven collections of his short stories published. His paranormal/horror novel Redbird was released in November, 2019. He has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize twice. His Twitter is @carrsteven960. His website is https://www.stevecarr960.com/ He is on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/steven.carr.35977 The Island of Women Sitting beside Rita’s bed Cecilia takes a red bead from the bowl of beads on the stand next to the wicker rocking chair she is rocking back and forth in and guides … Continue reading Steve Carr

Belinda Subraman

Belinda Subraman has been writing and publishing for years. She had a ten year run editing and publishing Gypsy Literary Magazine 1984-1994. She edited books by Vergin’ Press, among them: Henry Miller and My Big Sur Days by Judson Crews. She also published Sanctuary Tape Series (1983-89) which was a mastered compilation of audio poetry and original music from around the world.  Belinda has been published in 100s of magazines, printed and online, academic and small presses. She has a Master of Arts from California State University.  Her archives are housed at University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Her latest book … Continue reading Belinda Subraman

Aleathia Drehmer

Aleathia Drehmer was once the editor and creator of Durable Goods and In Between Altered States, co-editor of Full of Crow and Zygote in My Coffee. Her work has been published in print and online since 2006. Her most recent work can be seen in Heroin Love Songs, Fragmented Lines, South Shore Review, Ambrosial Literary Garland, and The Red Penguin Collective. She is currently editing her first novel, Resistance,  and chipping away at the second novel, The Hunted & The Hidden. Aleathia’s love of poetry is ongoing. You can visit her author page at http://www.aleathiadrehmer.com Two Hands, One Pocket A … Continue reading Aleathia Drehmer

Mehreen Ahmed

Mehreen Ahmed is widely published and critically acclaimed by Midwest Book Review, The Wild Atlantic Book Club, DD Magazine to name a few. A winner in The Waterloo Short Story Competition, her short stories are Shortlisted in Cogito Literary Magazine Contest, a Finalist in the Fourth Adelaide Literary Award Contest, and winner in Cabinet of Heed stream-of-consciousness challenge. Her works are Three-time nominated for The Best of the Net Awards, nominated for the Pushcart Prize Award,Two-time nominated for Aurealis Awards. Her book is an announced Drunken Druid’s Editor’s Choice. Perforation My time was up. The clock had stopped. My stilly … Continue reading Mehreen Ahmed

Eric Greaves

Eric Greaves has been writing for approximately 3 years.A retired financial adviser but active mandolin player,occasional composer and music festival curator. He is a member of the Irish Writers Centre and regularly attends Centre courses.In recent years he received an Irish Government bursary to attend the John Hewitt Summer School where he undertook a creative writing course with author Bernie Magill. Eric is a member of the North Coast Writers Group and is currently editing an historical fiction novel. Recently he has had a short story “Shades of Jack” accepted by Impspired.com for their August online edition and for their … Continue reading Eric Greaves

Praniti Gulyani

Praniti is a young writerfrom India. The Ballad of Silence  emerging from the greasy greyness – between what was said and what was meant, thread-by-thread you morph into a tapestry that clothes every word that tip-toes down the ever-winding platform of the mortal tongue like a nimble-footed lamb you tenderly tread onto windowpanes, unnerved by the claustrophobia of their glassiness after all, for you – a windowpane is ‘a legacy of time’ with an assortment of stars on your shoulders, you slide in through key-holes, embracing the mustiness of a home, that has just been brushed with the icy fingertips … Continue reading Praniti Gulyani