Ali Znaidi (b. 1977) lives in Redeyef, Tunisia, where he teaches English. His work has appeared in various magazines and journals worldwide. He authored four poetry chapbooks including Experimental Ruminations (Fowlpox Press, 2012), Moon’s Cloth Embroidered with Poems (Origami Poems Project, 2012), Bye, Donna Summer! (Fowlpox Press, 2014), and Taste of the Edge (Kind of a Hurricane Press, 2014). He also authored a fiction book titled “Green Cemetery” (Moment Publications, 2014) which is in fact the first Tunisian flash fiction collection originally written & published in the English language.


You can find more of Ali Znaidi’s work by visiting his blog or connect with him on Twitter @AliZnaidi.


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An Australian born poet, John Grey, has been recently published in Oyez Review, Rockhurst Review and Spindrift with work upcoming in New Plains Review, Big Muddy Review, Willow Review and Louisiana Literature.


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Susan Tepper is the author of 5 published books of fiction and a chapbook of poetry. A new novel is forthcoming from Pure Slush Books. Tepper is Second Place Winner in ‘story/South Million Writers Award’ for this year, a 9 Pushcart Prize nominee, and her epistolary novel “What May Have Been” (co-written with Gary Percesepe) was nominated for a Pulitzer. Tepper writes the column Let’s Talk at Black Heart Magazine and runs the reading series FIZZ at KGB Bar, NYC.

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Most recently, L.G. Corey has been published in Chaffey Review, Empty Sink, Poetry Pacific, Screech Owl, Pif, and now Snapping Twig. Over the years his work also has appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Evergreen Review, Midstream, Choice, The Critic, and Zeek.

He lives with his two pit bulls, one black lab and three indoor cats in a small mountain community 7 thousand feet above sea level in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California.

His new book of poetry, The Kalidas Verses, is out today, and available on Amazon.


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He  has lived in New York and Ohio and currently lives in Casper Wyoming with his wife, daughter, and two cats. He holds a BA in English from the University of Wyoming and has held jobs in a wide range of vocations; from graveyard shift convenience store clerk to retail management with a few stops along the way including a dive bar dj and swimming pool maintenance. His poetry has appeared in the New York Quarterly, Rattle, Hazmat Review and Pearl, among others.

C.C. Russell has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize for his short-fiction, which has appeared in, The Meadow, as well as online at and


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