Writer Profiles listed alphabetically by last name
Oriada Dajko has represented Albania several times in international literary festivals. Various poems have been published in anthologies and magazines in Albania and other countries. The winner of the first prize for poetry in the fourth edition of the Literary Festival for Youth, while in the fifth edition of the Literary Festival for Youth, wins the first prize in the prose category.
Graduated for cultural heritage, Oriada has expressed commitment to cultural projects in the Balkans.
Bevy lives in Miami and enjoys writing stories that turn a mirror towards our everyday dystopias. When we re-dress what may seem normal and inevitable, we realize that it is neither acceptable nor predestined… and perhaps agitate ourselves a bit closer to building a world we do deserve. Hopefully. Bevy loves books, parks, and the local music, organizing, and urban farming scenes that make her feel interwoven with her community. You can reach her with any thoughts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Originally from Kolkata, India, Shuvra came to the US as a graduate student in 1985 and finished his Ph.D. in Engineering from Iowa State University. Since 1994, he has been working as a professor in Detroit. He loves reading, writing, painting, and photography. He published six books in engineering and his creative efforts in English and Bengali have been published in magazines such as The Antonym, Batayan, The Balcony, Sahitya Cafe, Banglalive, Irabotee, Rigorous, The Pine Cone Review, etc.
Subrata Das is working on a novel, titled, Journey of a Freedom Fighter. Born in India, he has written poems and short stories in both English and Bengali. He has directed and acted in Bengali plays, staged live in New York and Las Vegas. A retired computer scientist of the IBM TJ Watson Research Center, he has published extensively and holds many patents in the field of computer speech recognition. He and his wife enjoy visiting the families of their two children and four grandchildren.
DC Diamondopolous is an award-winning short story, and flash fiction writer with hundreds of stories published internationally in print and online magazines, literary journals, and anthologies. DC’s stories have appeared in: Progenitor, 34th Parallel, So It Goes: The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library, Lunch Ticket, and others. DC’s recently released collection Captured Up Close (20th Century Short-Short Stories) has two Pushcart Prize nominated stories and one nominated for Best of the Net Anthology. Her first collection of stories was Stepping Up. She lives on the California coast with her wife and animals.
Sicilian Canadian author Salvatore Difalco lives in Toronto, Canada. He has published five small press books and numerous poems, stories and articles in Canada, the US and the UK.
John Dorroh has never fallen into an active volcano, nor has he caught a hummingbird. He has however baked bread with Austrian monks and consumed healthy portions of their beer. Three of his poems were nominated for Best of the Net. Others appeared in over 100 fine journals such as Feral, River Heron, Dead Mule Society, Selcouth Station, and Burningword. He has two chapbooks that were published in 2022. He also writes short fiction and the occasional rant.
Sushma R. Doshi
Sushma R. Doshi completed her graduation in History from Loreto College, Kolkata. She went on to acquire a master’s degree, MPhil and PhD in International Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University. She dabbles in writing fiction and poetry, and her work has been published by Contemporary Literary Review India, Green Shoe Sanctuary, Borderless Journal, Literally Stories, Impspired, International Human Rights Art Festival, Muse India and Syncopation Literary Journal amongst others. She currently resides in India.
Christine M. Du Bois
Christine M. Du Bois is an anthropologist of immigration, race relations, and agriculture. She has published three non-fiction books, as well as poems in two dozen online literary magazines and anthologies. Her creative work explores ecology, justice, history, and the search for meaning. She is also an ecological advisor to her town government, a precinct Judge of Elections in Pennsylvania, and a founding member of a non-partisan voter education project.
Hunter Duffy is a nineteen-year-old sophomore at Fordham University studying English and Music. She was raised in Somers, New York and graduated from Somers High School in 2022. Hunter has always loved writing, especially poetry, and hopes to do it professionally someday. Her other interests include history, music, and literature.
Alex R. Encomienda
Alex is an author and editor of literary, absurd and genre fiction as well as poetry. He has had work published in notable literary magazines such as The Opiate, The 5th Wall Press, The Blue Guitar magazine, Adelaide magazine and award winning Dark Gothic Resurrected magazine. Alex often expresses ideas of existentialism, theology, philosophy and love in his work.
TAK Erzinger is an American/Swiss poet and artist with a Colombian background. Her poetry has been featured in Bien Acompañada from Cornell University, River and South Review, The Welter from University of Baltimore, NYU and more. Her debut chapbook entitled, “Found: Between the Trees” was published by Grey Border Books, Canada 2019. Erzinger’s most recent poetry collection “At the Foot of the Mountain,” Floricanto Press, California 2021, won the University of Indianapolis, Etchings Press Whirling Prize 2021 for best nature poetry book. Her first audio drama Stella’s Constellation was produced by Alt.Stories and Fake Realities Podcasts, out of the UK.
Derek Farrell is dripping the nectar of the poetic forms down his metaphysical mind-throat. He’s a disciple of Plato and a harbinger of the Upper Westchester Renascence. Hailing from Somers, New York, Derek hopes to introduce a Mumfordian critique of technics in poetry before he is swept up by the university agro-frat scene.
Joseph A Farina
Joseph A Farina is a retired lawyer in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. An internationally award-winning poet with several poems published in Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine, Ascent, Subterranean Blue and in The Tower Poetry Magazine, Inscribed, The Windsor Review, Boxcar Poetry Revue, and appears in many anthologies including: Sweet Lemons: Writings with a Sicilian Accent, Canadian Italians at Table, Witness from Serengeti Press and Tamaracks: Canadian Poetry for the 21st Century. Poems published in the U.S. magazines: Mobius, Pyramid Arts, Arabesques, Fiele-Festa, Philadelphia Poets and Memoir. He has two books of poetry published — The Cancer Chronicles and The Ghosts of Water Street.
Dr. Patricia A. Farrell is a published author of multiple self-help books and videos, a licensed psychologist, psychiatric researcher at Mt. Sinai Medical Center (NYC) and has taught on the college, graduate, and postgraduate levels, and is a top health writer for Medium.com publications. Dr. Farrell has contributed to USMLE medical school prep courses, writes daily tweets (@drpatfarrell), has a YouTube channel with helpful tips on multiple topics, and is a biographee listed in Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Women.
Jeffrey Feingold is a writer of fiction and nonfiction in Boston. His work has been appeared in award-winning national and international magazines and literary journals, including The Bark and Intrepid Times magazines, and by Wilderness House Literary Review, Schyulkill Valley Journal, Meat for Tea, Impspired magazine, The RavensPerch literary review, PAST TEN, Book of Matches, A Too Powerful Word, The Wise Owl and elsewhere. Jeffrey’s stories about family, Russian adoption, and adventures in the movie and publishing industries reveal a sense of absurdity tempered by a love of people’s quirky ways.
Mary Walsh Foley
Mary Walsh Foley has been published in Ireland’s Own. She is a member of The Write Liners writing group.
J.P.J. Fox writes to appease ideas cluttering his alter ego’s mind. Raised in New England, he then fledged to Westchester County, New York, but writes from imaginary places. As an introverted Scorpio and veteran middle child, he knows he’s not easy to live with, so writing alone suits him fine. He finds people to be far more fascinating than their social media, and he treasures his friends more than they know.
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