Zola J – Jim Zola

Jim Zola has worked in a warehouse, as a security guard, in a bookstore, as a teacher for Deaf children, as a toy designer for Fisher Price, and currently as a children’s librarian. Published in many journals through the years, his publications include a chapbook — The One Hundred Bones of Weather (Blue Pitcher Press) — and a full length poetry collection — What Glorious Possibilities (Aldrich Press). He currently lives in Greensboro, NC Continue reading Zola J – Jim Zola

McGowan Dr J A – Dr Jennifer A McGowan

In Issue 1 I included some hand-drawn initials, which reference back to the medieval Books of Hours and other documents. They are drawn with skill and humour. The artist states “These are initials adapted from the Macclesfield Alphabet Book, a fifteenth-century manuscript. They are modern ink on scraps of vellum”. Here is one which is now complete with the text. When not hiding in the fifteenth century, and sometimes even then, Jennifer A. McGowan has published poetry and prose in many magazines and anthologies on both sides of the Atlantic, including Pank and The Rialto.  Her latest collection, With Paper for Feet, a series of dramatic … Continue reading McGowan Dr J A – Dr Jennifer A McGowan