Kimberly G. Jackson--studied literature at Yale and NYU, but now works outside the academy. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in the Boston Poetry Magazine, Kind Over Matter, Wild Violet, and Writer’s Digest. She enjoys working with poetic forms. “Bedtime on Independence Day” uses the golden shovel form, in which the final words of each line, read in sequence, form a line from an earlier poem. She has new collection of poetry coming out with the Finishing Line Press.
Ruth Chad-- Ruth Chad is a psychologist and poet, who lives and works in Newton, Ma. Her poems have appeared in the Aurorean, Bagels with the Bards, Ibbetson Street, Lyrical Somerville, Montreal Poems, and The Psychoanalytic Couple and Family Institute of New England, Connection. Her chapbook, “The Sound of Angels” is pending publication by Cervena Barva Press in 2015.
Matthew Sisson --Matthew Sisson’s poetry has appeared in magazines and journals ranging from JAMA The Journal of the American Medical Association, to the Harvard Review Online. He has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and his first book, Please, Call Me Moby, will be published by the Pecan Grove Press in 2014. He is the former poetry editor of the trade journal Modern Steel Construction.
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