Brad McElroy is working toward his BA in
English literature at the University of North
Texas in Denton, where he is assistant editor
of the North Texas Review. He has published a
couple of pieces locally and spends most of his
time writing, or at least trying to. He is
currently working on a novel, or short story, or
poem––whichever comes first.
Lorna Wood is a violinist and writer in
Auburn, AL. She holds a PhD in English from
Yale University and has published scholarly
articles on children’s literature and the
American Renaissance, as well as poetry in
Untitled, with Passengers. She is
concertmaster of the LaGrange (GA)
Symphony and the Auburn Community
Orchestra, and is a member of the Columbus
(GA) Symphony. Her violin and viola students
have won local, state, and national prizes.
Melissa Santos is a doctoral student in
the Rhetoric and Composition program at
the University of Rhode Island. She is also a
part-time faculty member at Bridgewater
State University, Massachusetts, where she
earned her MA in English in 2012. She  
enjoys writing creative nonfiction and
Leah Cunningham is a recent graduate of
SUNY Oswego with a BA in English and Creative
Writing. She now lives in Jersey, Channel
Islands, where she works as a public relations
consultant for an array of financial services firms
and is a deputy editor at Global Fund Media. Her
work has been published in the Great Lake
Review and The Release. Read her blog
"Wanderlust" at
Nancy Geibe Wasson holds degrees in
English, journalism and creative writing.
She continues her creative writing
education through UCLA and has published
several pieces locally. A copywriter, creative
writer, avid reader and blogger at, she enjoys all
types of literature.
Alex Rosenfeld holds a BA in creative
writing from Emory University, which, no, is
not the same as holding hands with some
benevolent person who magically makes all
your dreams come true. He's got a novel in
the works and his humor has been published
by McSweeney's, Hobo Pancakes, and others.
You can find all of Alex's work at, and you are welcome to
connect with him on social media.
Daniel Meyer is a 29-year-old poet
and writer. He began writing in the
winter of 2009 for a 365-daily poetry
project. Since then, he has self
published that first year of work,
started a weekly movie review blog,
and continued writing at least two
poems a week on his main site.
Movie reviews:
Pam Pieroni is a freelance writer and
editor. She holds a BS degree in Behavioral
Sciences and Elementary Education. Pam
has written articles and edited copy for a
variety of web sites such as
www. and www.bookrags.
com. Her “First Person Essay” was selected
to appear in the Westchester County, New
York edition of The Gannett Journal News.  
She enjoys writing short fiction, memoirs and
creative nonfiction.
Katherine Russell earned her BA in creative
writing from SUNY Geneseo. She's a double lung
transplant survivor, a cellist and a freelance
writer/editor. She has written poetry and
nonfiction about life with cystic fibrosis, and her
debut novel, Without Shame, will be available from
FB Publishing in October 2015. She maintains a
blog at
Sean Ryder recently earned a BA in
English (Professional Writing) and is
currently seeking an MA in English. He
is an independent scholar, working on
the poetry and illustrations of William
Blake. His nonfiction short story
"Ropes" appeared in the spring 2014
issue of Sleet Magazine. He writes
fiction and nonfiction.
David Bright started Gemini
Magazine in April 2009. His work can
be found in places like The Café Irreal,
flashquake, The Iconoclast, Nuvein,
TPQ Online, and 100 Word Story. He
is a graduate of UMass Boston.
Rhodes FitzWilliam holds a BS in
Secondary Education/English from the
University of Cincinnati. She taught for 13
years in the Cincinnati area. Rhodes writes
short stories, poetry and essays. Her real
passion is science fiction, especially dystopian
fiction. Her recent book, “A Long Winter’s
Night,” is now available at It is
the first book of an adult dystopian trilogy
called “Icy Thoughts.”
Erin Harty is a writer and editor
living in Vancouver, WA. Erin has a B.S.
in journalism and creative writing and
enjoys writing short fiction and creative
nonfiction. You can read some of her
work on her website:
Rachel Shapiro is a freelance writer
and editor. Her work has appeared in
The Story Shack, and she was a
quarter finalist in the Amazon
Breakthrough Novel Contest. She has
a master’s degree in Creative Writing
from the University of Edinburgh, and
is currently working on a new
contemporary novel.
Jaime Wolcott earned her BA in English
from UMass Boston. Poetry has always been
one of her passions and she has been writing
since her earliest memories. She is currently a
working writer/editor living in Boston. She
hopes to start her MA next fall. Jaime interned
for Gemini as an undergraduate in 2011-2012.
We welcome her back!
Stephen Faulkner is a writer who loves to
create fiction that takes the world apart and
puts it back together in interesting and
imaginative ways. Steve has published stories
in Aphelion Webzine, Unhinged Magazine,
Hellfire Crossroads, Temptation Magazine,
Hobo Pancakes, The Erotic Review, and
Serendipity Magazine. His fantasy novella From
The Center is available through Kellan
Publishing. You can pick up a copy