Glass Poetry Press

Volume Six Issue One


Jose Angel Araguz has had work most recently in Gulf Coast and Poet Lore and has been featured in Ted Kooser's American Life in Poetry. His chapbook, The Wall, is published by Tiger's Eye Press. Sara Baker is a writer, editor, and consultant on gender justice. She holds an MA in English with Writing Concentration from the University of Tennessee, and she lives in Knoxville, where she runs, gardens, and daydreams about the next stamp in her passport. Her poetry can be found in such publications as Trivia and Earth's Daughters, and she writes about feminism and creativity at Louie Crew is an emeritus professor at Rutgers. Editors have published 2,286 of his manuscripts, including four poetry volumes. You can follow his work at See also The University of Michigan collects Crew's papers. Lawrence Eby writes out of Southern California. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Passages North, Thrush Poetry Journal, and The Superstition Review as well as others. He is the founder of Orange Monkey Publishing, a small poetry press, and is Poetry Editor for Ghost Town, California State University, San Bernardino's national literary magazine. Louis Gallo says, "My work has appeared in Glimmer Train, Berkeley Fiction Review, Missouri Review, Southern Quarterly, New Orleans Review, Mississippi Review, Portland Review, storySouth, Bellingham Review, Greensboro Review, Tampa Review, The Ledge, New Oregon Review, Pennsylvania Literary Review, Rattle, Baltimore Review, Texas Review, Wide Awake in the Pelican State (LSU fiction anthology), Rosebud, Portland Review, American Literary Review and many others. Chapbooks include The Abomination of Fascination and The Truth Changes. Poetry volumes include Halloween and Omens. I am founding editor of the now inoperative Barataria Review and Books: A New Orleans Review. I have been a contributing editor of The Pushcart Press. I have received an NEA individual artist grant from the state of South Carolina. I teach at Radford University in Virginia, where I live with my wife and daughters." Gerry Grubbs says, "I practice law in Cincinnati. I have two books out, Girls in Bright Dresses Dancing from Dos Madres Press, and Palaces of the Night from Word Tech. I also have a book coming from Dos Madres, The Hive is a Book We Read for Its Honey. I have poems that have appeared or are forth coming in The Painted Bride Quarterly, Poet Lore, Mudfish, Laughing Dog, The Cream City Review and others." Leah Miranda Hughes was born a Southern poet in Dalton, GA. While her hometown thought it best that she move to Atlanta, they allow her to visit. She puts her shoes on to cross the Mason-Dixon Line. She earned degrees in English and American Literature from Oglethorpe University and Georgia State, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Queens University, Charlotte. Teaching jobs provide funding for her ink and paper habit. Dan Ivec shares his birthday with Kanye West, Nancy Sinatra, and Frank Lloyd Wright. He has written poems and stories. Caroline Klocksiem's chapbook, Circumstances of the House and Moon, is available from Dancing Girl Press. Her poems have appeared in such journals as The Iowa Review; Hayden's Ferry Review; CutBank; The Pinch; BlazeVox; H_NGM_N; Super Arrow; and others, with recent work in or forthcoming from YEW, Heron Tree, and Rufous City Review. She is a Swarthout Award and Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship recipient. Originally from South Carolina, she lives in Tuscaloosa, Alabama with her husband and curly-headed son. Ken Massicotte lives on Vancouver Island where he teaches English as a Second Language at the University of Victoria. He has published in several online journals, including River Poets Journal, Turk's Head Review and Retort Magazine. Emily Palmisano is a recent college alumnus with a passion for paint, poetry, and neuroscience. Several of her poems and artwork were published in The Cairn, Stonehill College's literary magazine, Spring 2011 and 2012 editions. She was selected to read her poetry at the 5th and 6th Undergraduate Literature Conferences. Most recently, she was chosen as a contributor of Great Weather for MEDIA's second printed anthology, The Understanding Between Foxes and Light. Steve Plewnarz says, "I am originally from nearby to Seattle, Washington. I remain writing within the tower's lane and the lengthening, tinged with vroomings, bridge of the MFA program at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington. My poems have appeared in Poesia, Blue Unicorn, RHINO, and Floodwall. Poetry is one of those things that has to be returned to, when the next leaping step needs to be made." William Reichard is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently, Sin Eater (2010) and This Brightness (2007) both from Mid-List Press. He is the editor of the anthology American Tensions: Literature of Identity and the Search for Social Justice (New Village Press, 2011). Reichard teaches two 16 credit interdisciplinary off-campus study programs that focus on the intersections of creative writing, visual and performing arts, and social justice for the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs. Denise Rogers is the author of The Scholar's Daughter, a collection of poems published by Louisiana Literature Press. Her poems and reviews have appeared in Sliver of Stone, Word-River, Louisiana Literature, and The Alaska Review, as well as other publications. She teaches literature and composition courses in the English Department of the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. She is also the Director of the University's Writing Center. Amanda Schoen is a student of English and Creative Writing at the University of Hartford. She was named one of this year's Connecticut Poetry Circuit's Student Poets. Recently she completed a series of readings at Yale University, Trinity College, UCONN, and other Connecticut schools. In edition to poetry, she is currently working on her first novel. Nic Sebastian's work has appeared in Valparaiso Poetry Review, Anti-, MiPOesias, Salt River Review, Eclectica, Avatar Review and elsewhere. Nic blogs at Very Like A Whale ( She founded and voiced the now-archived audio poetry journal Whale Sound ( Lee Slonimsky's work is recent or forthcoming in Innisfree Poetry Journal, Measure, New Ohio Review, Per Contra, Poetry Bay, St. Katherine Review, The Same, Slant, and Thrush Poetry Journal. His fourth collection, Logician of the Wind, is out from Orchises Press. And the third and final installment of the Lee Carroll Black Swan Rising urban fantasy trilogy, The Shape Stealer, co-authored with his wife Carol Goodman, has recently appeared from Tor Books. Lee’s monthly poetry writing workshop in New York City is called "Walking with the Sonnet." Shannon K. Winston is the author of Threads Give Way (Cold Press Publishing 2010), a poetry collection about her time living in France, Italy, and Morocco. Her poems have also appeared in Reed Magazine, Her Circle Ezine, Two Review, and Zone 3. She is currently completing a PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.