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Amanda Miles, Falling

W. Jack Savage
Intruders, He Never Took the Shot, Never Unobserved, It Will Be Dark Soon

W. Jack Savage is a retired broadcaster and educator. He is the author of seven books including Imagination: The Art of W. Jack Savage - wjacksavage.com. To date, more than fifty of Jack’s short stories and over four-hundred of his paintings and drawings have been published worldwide. Jack and his wife Kathy live in Monrovia, California.

Ernest Williamson III
Facing Manhattan 

Dr. Ernest Williamson III has published poetry in journals such as The Oklahoma Review, Review Americana:A Creative Writing Journal, and The Copperfield Review. Some of his visual artwork has appeared in journals such as The Columbia Review, The GW Review, and Fiction Fix. Dr. Williamson is an assistant professor of English at Allen University, self-taught pianist, editor, poet, singer, composer, social scientist, private tutor, and a self-taught painter. His poetry has been nominated three times for the Best of the Net anthology. He holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English/creative writing/literature from the University of Memphis and a Ph.D. in higher education leadership from Seton Hall University.

Sara Whitestone
Stained Glass

Sara Whitestone is a writer, photographer, and teacher. In exchange for instruction in English, her students at John Jay College in NYC introduce her to the mysteries of the world. Whitestone discovers writing through travel. Her works appear in book anthologies and many popular and literary magazines, including The Portland Review, Word Riot, Piedmont Virginian, and Literary Traveler. Her current short project is about her search for writing and healing, and her book-in-continual-progress is a fictional autobiography. To learn more about Whitestone’s inner and outer adventures, visit sarawhitestone.com.

Roberta Payne
Outsider Art: Mandalas and Fractals 

Roberta Payne was an adjunct professor in the English department of the University of Denver for 19 years. Retired, she now teaches Greek and Latin privately and gives creative writing workshops. Dr. Payne was educated at Stanford, UCLA, and Harvard. In addition to short stories and scientific articles, she has published a personal memoir, Speaking to My Madness: How I Searched for Myself in Schizophrenia. She has previously published cover art for Schizophrenia Bulletin.

Janne Karlsson
Swallowing Knives, Stupid Game

Janne Karlsson is a very productive man living in Linköping, Sweden. His many books are available on Amazon and his website www.svenskapache.se. When this wine sipping father of two isn´t busy drawing, he´s working in psychiatric health care.

Eleanor Leonne Bennett is an internationally award winning artist of almost fifty awards. She is an art editor for multiple publications around the world. Eleanor's photography has been published in British Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. Her work has been displayed around the world since the age of thirteen. Eleanor's work appears on the cover of the 2015 Austin International Poetry Festival's di-vêrsé-city Anthology, and she is featured in this spring's Schiffer's Contemporary Wildlife Art. She is also a published writer and poet. www.eleanorleonnebennett.com

James Baxenfield
Moving Picture, Silence, Misdirection

James Baxenfield is a writer and high-functioning vagrant (who dabbles in all things creative). He was born in England but has lived in Eastern Europe for most of his adult life. www.jamesbaxenfield.com