Glass Poetry Press

Volume Six Issue Two


C. Wade Bentley lives, teaches, and writes in Salt Lake City. For a good time, he enjoys wandering the Wasatch Mountains and playing with his four grandsons. His poems have appeared or will soon be published in Cimarron Review, Best New Poets, Western Humanities Review, Subtropics, Rattle, ARDOR, Clapboard House, Chicago Quarterly Review, Innisfree Poetry Journal, Right Hand Pointing, and Raleigh Review, among others. A chapbook of his poems, Askew, was recently published by Red Ochre Press. Lisa Bickmore's work has been published (or is forthcoming) in Quarterly West, Caketrain, Tar River Poetry, Hunger Mountain, Sugar House Review, Southword, and elsewhere. She teaches writing in Salt Lake City. Jamie Bruce is currently studying as an MFA student in the creative writing program at the City College of New York with a concentration in poetry. Her work has been published in Promethean. Monica Burchfield, a native of northern Florida and of Cuban heritage, has a M.A. in poetry from Georgia State University. Her poems have been published in journals such as Kudzu Review, Mêlée, Rhino, Rattle, New South, Deep South Magazine, Terra Incognita, Dappled Things, The Healing Muse, and Willow Springs. She has a chapbook published by La Vita Poetica Press entitled Lapis Lazuli (2010). She currently teaches creative writing at Georgia Highlands College in Marietta. Brian Clifton lives in Kansas City with his pet pig, H1N1. He knows how to walk. His work can be found in: Juked, PANK!, burntdistrict, Meat for Tea, and other journals. Michelle Disler has a Ph.D. in Creative Nonfiction from Ohio University, and teaches creative writing and literature at Grand Valley State University. Her work has appeared in The Laurel Review, The Massachusetts Review, Fact-Simile, Hotel Amerika, Seneca Review, and Columbia among many others. Her first book, [BOND, JAMES]: alphabet, anatomy, [auto]biography, was released by Counterpath Press (2012). Monique Gagnon German is a Copy Editor for Ragazine ( whose poetry has appeared in such journals as California Quarterly, Calyx, The Ledge, and Rosebud. In 2012-2013 her poetry appeared in Assissi, Ragazine, The Sierra Nevada Review, Xenith, Atticus Review, The Innisfree Poetry Journal, Canary, Tampa Review and 0-Dark-Thirty. Christine Guarino holds an MFA in poetry from Lesley University. Recent poetry has appeared in The Ilanot Review. Christine lives and writes in Somerville, MA. Faith S. Holsaert has published fiction in journals since the 1980s and has begun to also publish poetry. She co-edited Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC (University of Illinois). She received her MFA from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers. After many years in West Virginia, she lives in Durham, NC with her spouse Vicki Smith, with whom she shares seven grandchildren. Jacqueline Jules is the author of the poetry chapbook, Field Trip to the Museum, forthcoming in March 2014 by Finishing Line Press. Her poetry has appeared in numerous publications including Soundings Review, Christian Science Monitor, Imitation Fruit, Calyx, Connecticut River Review, and Pirene's Fountain. She is also the author of two dozen books for young readers including the Zapato Power series and Never Say a Mean Word Again. Visit her online at Dr. Christopher Kuhl is a frequently published author of poetry, to include: Blood and Bone, River and Stone, A Memoir of Lewis County; Sightings: Visions of the Human Spirit. His next book, Splitting the Tree: Freestyle Haiku, is available for publication. In addition to his own volumes, Christopher has been published in several journals, to include Prairie Schooner and Big Muddy. When he is not writing, he spends time being a gym rat and a regular at the Gammon Coach House, sippin' a fine brew. A resident of NY, Stephen Mead is a published artist, writer, maker of short collage-films and poetry/music mp3s. Much can be learned of his multi-media work by placing his name in any search engine. His latest project-in-progress, a collaborative effort with composer Kevin MacLeod, is entitled Whispers of Arias, a two volume download of narrative poems sung to music, His latest Amazon release, Weightless, a poetry-art hybrid, is a meditation on mortality and perseverance. Jesse Minkert lives in Seattle. Wood Works Press published a letterpress collection of his microstories, Shortness of Breath & Other Symptoms, in 2008. His work appears in The Georgetown Review, The Chaffin Journal, The Minetta Review, Randomly Accessed Poetics, Confrontation, Paper Nautilus, Mount Hope, Floating Bridge Review, and Harpur Palate. Athena Nilssen lives in Los Angeles and has had short stories and poems published in journals including ZYZZYVA, Lana Turner, Pool, Frigg and Rougarou. Charles O'Hay is the recipient of a 1995 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts fellowship in poetry. His work has appeared in over 100 publications, including Cortland Review, Gargoyle, and The New York Quarterly. His first collection of poems and photographs, Far from Luck, was published in November 2011 by Lucky Bat Books (Reno, NV). Christopher Prewitt is a Pushcart nominated writer, whose work has appeared in Ghost Ocean Magazine, Vinyl, Rattle, The Iowa Review, and others. Charles Schubert is a biology teacher and writer. A graduate of the MFA program at Vermont College of Fine Arts, his poems have appeared in various print and online journals. Laura Sheahen's poems have been published in Stirring, Orbis, Four Way Review, MiPOesias and other journals. She works in humanitarian aid.