Nonfiction

Adrianne Kalfopoulou

Adrianne Kalfopoulou

Adrianne Kalfopoulou lives and teaches in Athens, Greece. Her most recent publication is Ruin, Essays in Exilic Living (Red Hen Press 2014). Her poems and essays have appeared in online and print journals including Hotel Amerika, The Harvard Review, WORDPEACE, and Superstition Review. She occasionally blogs on Greece, and is the Writing Program Director at Deree College in Athens.

Adrianne Kalfopoulou

Adrianne Kalfopoulou

Adrianne Kalfopoulou lives and teaches in Athens, Greece. Her most recent publication is Ruin, Essays in Exilic Living (Red Hen Press 2014). Her poems and essays have appeared in online and print journals including Hotel Amerika, The Harvard Review, WORDPEACE, and Superstition Review. She occasionally blogs on Greece, and is the Writing Program Director at Deree College in Athens.

Adrianne
Kalfopoulou

Brianna Bjarnson

Brianna Bjarnson

Brianna Bjarnson is a multi-genre writer whose childhood daydreaming once caused a frustrated, second-grade teacher to bite her. Since then, she has better learned how to positively channel her overactive imagination. Brianna teaches and tutors writing in the alluring San Francisco North Bay, where she enjoys getting lost in the woods with her dog. 

Brianna Bjarnson

Brianna Bjarnson

Brianna Bjarnson is a multi-genre writer whose childhood daydreaming once caused a frustrated, second-grade teacher to bite her. Since then, she has better learned how to positively channel her overactive imagination. Brianna teaches and tutors writing in the alluring San Francisco North Bay, where she enjoys getting lost in the woods with her dog. 

Brianna
Bjarnson

Caleb Powell

Caleb Powell

Caleb Powell has work in Poets & Writers, The Sun Magazine, and ZYZZYVA. With David Shields he co-authored I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel (Knopf), now a film starring Shields and Powell and directed by and co-starring James Franco. "Debating Ayesha" is an excerpt from his memoir about his engagement to a Muslim woman. Other excerpts have been published in The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review, Harpur Palate, New Madrid, Pleiades, Quarter After Eight, and Whiskey Island Magazine.

Caleb Powell

Caleb Powell

Caleb Powell has work in Poets & Writers, The Sun Magazine, and ZYZZYVA. With David Shields he co-authored I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel (Knopf), now a film starring Shields and Powell and directed by and co-starring James Franco. "Debating Ayesha" is an excerpt from his memoir about his engagement to a Muslim woman. Other excerpts have been published in The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review, Harpur Palate, New Madrid, Pleiades, Quarter After Eight, and Whiskey Island Magazine.

Caleb
Powell

Cathy Krizik

Cathy Krizik

Cathy Krizik has been published in The Penmen Review and The Prague Post. When she’s not making a living as a magazine art director and career counselor, she’s writing—an adventure she wishes had begun before menopause. She lives in Santa Cruz, CA with her wife and two cats because you can’t be a lesbian without owning cats.

Cathy Krizik

Cathy Krizik

Cathy Krizik has been published in The Penmen Review and The Prague Post. When she’s not making a living as a magazine art director and career counselor, she’s writing—an adventure she wishes had begun before menopause. She lives in Santa Cruz, CA with her wife and two cats because you can’t be a lesbian without owning cats.

Cathy
Krizik

Marilyn Bousquin

Marilyn Bousquin

Marilyn Bousquin is the founder of Writing Women’s Lives™, where she teaches women who are done with silence how to free their voice and write their memoir stories with craft and consciousness. Her writing appears in River Teeth, Literary Mama, and Under the Gum Tree, and her essay “Against Memory” was a finalist for AROHO’s Orlando Prize for Creative Nonfiction. Her work-in-progress about her experience with mastectomy explores the correlation between body, self, and voice, and exposes the body as keeper of emotional memory. She lives in Lynchburg, VA, with her husband and son.

Marilyn Bousquin

Marilyn Bousquin

Marilyn Bousquin is the founder of Writing Women’s Lives™, where she teaches women who are done with silence how to free their voice and write their memoir stories with craft and consciousness. Her writing appears in River Teeth, Literary Mama, and Under the Gum Tree, and her essay “Against Memory” was a finalist for AROHO’s Orlando Prize for Creative Nonfiction. Her work-in-progress about her experience with mastectomy explores the correlation between body, self, and voice, and exposes the body as keeper of emotional memory. She lives in Lynchburg, VA, with her husband and son.

Marilyn
Bousquin

Rena Lesué-Smithey

Rena Lesué-Smithey

Rena Lesué-Smithey teaches high school English and youth writing camps at BYU. In 2011, she was a Central Utah Writing Project fellow and editor for the Utah English Journal. She has five years of experience as a journalist, including three as a correspondent for The Daily Herald, and this summer she'll finish her MFA in Creative Nonfiction through Cedar Crest College’s pan-European program. Her prose has appeared in Touchstones, Warp & Weave, Segullah, and Ruminate. Rena grew up in Texas, Nevada, Missouri, and Mississippi and now resides in Utah with her husband, two kids, and their dog, Spike.

Rena Lesué-Smithey

Rena Lesué-Smithey

Rena Lesué-Smithey teaches high school English and youth writing camps at BYU. In 2011, she was a Central Utah Writing Project fellow and editor for the Utah English Journal. She has five years of experience as a journalist, including three as a correspondent for The Daily Herald, and this summer she'll finish her MFA in Creative Nonfiction through Cedar Crest College’s pan-European program. Her prose has appeared in Touchstones, Warp & Weave, Segullah, and Ruminate. Rena grew up in Texas, Nevada, Missouri, and Mississippi and now resides in Utah with her husband, two kids, and their dog, Spike.

Rena
Lesué-Smithey

Scott Russell Morris

Scott Russell Morris

Scott Russell Morris has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brigham Young University and is currently an English Literature PhD student at Texas Tech University. His essays have previously appeared in Brevity, Proximity, The Chattahoochee Review, Assay, Literature and Belief, and elsewhere.

Scott Russell Morris

Scott Russell Morris

Scott Russell Morris has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brigham Young University and is currently an English Literature PhD student at Texas Tech University. His essays have previously appeared in Brevity, Proximity, The Chattahoochee Review, Assay, Literature and Belief, and elsewhere.

Scott Russell
Morris

Sue William Silverman

Sue William Silverman

Sue William Silverman is the author of three memoirs: The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew” was a finalist in Foreword Reviews’ 2014 IndieFab Book of the Year Award; Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You won the AWP Award in Creative Nonfiction; and Love Sick: One Woman’s Journey through Sexual Addiction is also a Lifetime TV original movie. Her craft book is Fearless Confessions: A Writer’s Guide to Memoir and her poetry collection is Hieroglyphics in Neon. She teaches in the MFA in Writing Program at Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Sue William Silverman

Sue William Silverman

Sue William Silverman is the author of three memoirs: The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew” was a finalist in Foreword Reviews’ 2014 IndieFab Book of the Year Award; Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You won the AWP Award in Creative Nonfiction; and Love Sick: One Woman’s Journey through Sexual Addiction is also a Lifetime TV original movie. Her craft book is Fearless Confessions: A Writer’s Guide to Memoir and her poetry collection is Hieroglyphics in Neon. She teaches in the MFA in Writing Program at Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Sue
William Silverman

Ted Wesenberg

Ted Wesenberg

Ted Wesenberg grew up in Wisconsin on a Cadillac Ranch. He’s a former collegiate rower and Teach For America corps member. After teaching English in Asia, he began MA studies at Northwestern University. His work has appeared in magazines such as Midwestern Gothic, Sleet and Memoryhouse. He lives in Chicago, where he’s working on a novel.

 

Ted Wesenberg

Ted Wesenberg

Ted Wesenberg grew up in Wisconsin on a Cadillac Ranch. He’s a former collegiate rower and Teach For America corps member. After teaching English in Asia, he began MA studies at Northwestern University. His work has appeared in magazines such as Midwestern Gothic, Sleet and Memoryhouse. He lives in Chicago, where he’s working on a novel.

 

Ted
Wesenberg

Vic Sizemore

Vic Sizemore

Vic Sizemore's short stories are published or forthcoming in StoryQuarterly, Southern Humanities Review, Connecticut Review, Portland Review, Blue Mesa Review, Sou’wester, Silk Road Review, Atticus Review, PANK Magazine Fiction Fix, Vol.1 Brooklyn, Conclave, and elsewhere. Excerpts from his novel, The Calling, are published in Connecticut Review, Portland Review, Prick of the Spindle, Burrow Press Review, and elsewhere. His fiction has won the New Millennium Writings Award for Fiction, and been nominated for Best American Nonrequired Reading and a Pushcart Prize.

Vic Sizemore

Vic Sizemore

Vic Sizemore's short stories are published or forthcoming in StoryQuarterly, Southern Humanities Review, Connecticut Review, Portland Review, Blue Mesa Review, Sou’wester, Silk Road Review, Atticus Review, PANK Magazine Fiction Fix, Vol.1 Brooklyn, Conclave, and elsewhere. Excerpts from his novel, The Calling, are published in Connecticut Review, Portland Review, Prick of the Spindle, Burrow Press Review, and elsewhere. His fiction has won the New Millennium Writings Award for Fiction, and been nominated for Best American Nonrequired Reading and a Pushcart Prize.

Vic
Sizemore