Delta Contributors

Chris is a writer and librarian in San Francisco. His work has been featured in Carbon Culture Review, Eclectica Magazine, The Laurel Review, Transfer, and the upcoming 42 Stories anthology. His story “The Psychic and the Foodie” received second place in the 2018 Bethlehem Writers Roundtable short story contest. You can find him at @Chris_S_Burns, @RantyLibrarian, and  www.chris-s-burns.com .

Chris is a writer and librarian in San Francisco. His work has been featured in Carbon Culture Review, Eclectica Magazine, The Laurel Review, Transfer, and the upcoming 42 Stories anthology. His story “The Psychic and the Foodie” received second place in the 2018 Bethlehem Writers Roundtable short story contest. You can find him at @Chris_S_Burns, @RantyLibrarian, and www.chris-s-burns.com.

Chris S. Burns

Gina lives in New Orleans. Her work has appeared in numerous journals including The Briar Cliff Review, The Poetry Ireland Review, and Callaloo. She has three full length collections, Ethereal Avalanche (Trembling Pillow Press), Amber Porch Light (CW Books) and Fitting the Sixth Finger (Aldrich Press).

Gina lives in New Orleans. Her work has appeared in numerous journals including The Briar Cliff Review, The Poetry Ireland Review, and Callaloo. She has three full length collections, Ethereal Avalanche (Trembling Pillow Press), Amber Porch Light (CW Books) and Fitting the Sixth Finger (Aldrich Press).

Gina Ferrara

Emily is a Cameroonian American woman raised in Miami, Florida. She currently studies film and philosophy at Mount Holyoke College in western Massachusetts. Writing and story-telling have been an important part of her life since childhood, and she hopes that her work can help give voice to other marginalized groups. This is her first published work.

Emily is a Cameroonian American woman raised in Miami, Florida. She currently studies film and philosophy at Mount Holyoke College in western Massachusetts. Writing and story-telling have been an important part of her life since childhood, and she hopes that her work can help give voice to other marginalized groups. This is her first published work.

Emily Roles Fotso

Ginnie worked as a massage therapist for over twenty-five years. She teaches meditation and writing workshops at the Monadnock Mindfulness Practice Center in Keene, New Hampshire. Her poetry has appeared in The Literary Review, The Worcester Review, THEMA, Primavera, Slipstream, The Greensboro Review. She is currently working on a novel which explores returning to mundane life after a mystical experience that starts at the brink of death.

Ginnie worked as a massage therapist for over twenty-five years. She teaches meditation and writing workshops at the Monadnock Mindfulness Practice Center in Keene, New Hampshire. Her poetry has appeared in The Literary Review, The Worcester Review, THEMA, Primavera, Slipstream, The Greensboro Review. She is currently working on a novel which explores returning to mundane life after a mystical experience that starts at the brink of death.

Ginnie Goulet Gavrin

Suzy is a retired attorney. Her poems have appeared in Calyx, Rain, VoiceCatcher, Windfall, anthologies published by the Poetry Box, and an anthology called Come Shining: Essays and Poems on Writing in a Dark Time. She has several poems forthcoming in an anthology called Body Politic: Illustrated poems about the body and disability. She lives in Portland, OR.

Suzy is a retired attorney. Her poems have appeared in Calyx, Rain, VoiceCatcher, Windfall, anthologies published by the Poetry Box, and an anthology called Come Shining: Essays and Poems on Writing in a Dark Time. She has several poems forthcoming in an anthology called Body Politic: Illustrated poems about the body and disability. She lives in Portland, OR.

Suzy Harris

Renee is a confessed English major and out transgender author who is also a spouse, parent, grandparent, and Vietnam veteran. Her most recent novel, Seven Suspects (Oceanview Publishing, 2017), focuses on Bobbi Logan, a Chicago transwoman whose business and family are under siege by a mysterious stalker who gets closer and more violent every day.

Renee is a confessed English major and out transgender author who is also a spouse, parent, grandparent, and Vietnam veteran. Her most recent novel, Seven Suspects (Oceanview Publishing, 2017), focuses on Bobbi Logan, a Chicago transwoman whose business and family are under siege by a mysterious stalker who gets closer and more violent every day.

Renee James

Kevin lives in Connecticut with his beautiful wife, Tamara, and his daughter, August, and son, Roscoe. He recently finished writing a novel set in Russia between 1999 and 2000. This story is from a collection of stories set in California where he was born and raised.

Kevin lives in Connecticut with his beautiful wife, Tamara, and his daughter, August, and son, Roscoe. He recently finished writing a novel set in Russia between 1999 and 2000. This story is from a collection of stories set in California where he was born and raised.

Kevin Elias Kaye

Mare lives in an old school house overlooking The Rondout Creek. Away from her own personal blackboard, she teaches through the Institute for Writing and Thinking and the MAT program at Bard College. She has published four chapbooks of poetry and a new one, The Dark Inside the Hooded Coat is available at Finishing Line Press. One of her poems, published in A Pickled Body, was recently nominated for a pushcart.

Mare lives in an old school house overlooking The Rondout Creek. Away from her own personal blackboard, she teaches through the Institute for Writing and Thinking and the MAT program at Bard College. She has published four chapbooks of poetry and a new one, The Dark Inside the Hooded Coat is available at Finishing Line Press. One of her poems, published in A Pickled Body, was recently nominated for a pushcart.

Mare Leonard

Mary is a clinical psychologist and author who lives in beautiful Southern Maine. She has published essays on NPR, Mothers Always Write, Brain, and Child Magazine, among others. Her memoir, I Know it in My Heart: Walking through Grief with a Child (May 2017) was recently chosen as the Independent Publishers of New England 2018 Book of the Year. You can find Mary on Facebook, at www.maryeplouffeauthor.com, and www.maryplouffe.com.

Mary is a clinical psychologist and author who lives in beautiful Southern Maine. She has published essays on NPR, Mothers Always Write, Brain, and Child Magazine, among others. Her memoir, I Know it in My Heart: Walking through Grief with a Child (May 2017) was recently chosen as the Independent Publishers of New England 2018 Book of the Year. You can find Mary on Facebook, at www.maryeplouffeauthor.com, and www.maryplouffe.com.

Mary E. Plouffe

Sarah Russell’s work has been published in Third Wednesday, Kentucky Review, Red River Review, Misfit Magazine, and Psaltery and Lyre, among other print and online journals and anthologies. She was a 2017 Pushcart Prize nominee. Her first poetry collection, I Lost Summer Somewhere, was published in May by Kelsay Press. She blogs at  https://sarahrussellpoetry.net

Sarah Russell’s work has been published in Third Wednesday, Kentucky Review, Red River Review, Misfit Magazine, and Psaltery and Lyre, among other print and online journals and anthologies. She was a 2017 Pushcart Prize nominee. Her first poetry collection, I Lost Summer Somewhere, was published in May by Kelsay Press. She blogs at https://sarahrussellpoetry.net

sarah Russell

Susan lives in Morgantown, West Virginia. She has published two books, THE GOD OF ROUNDABOUTS and SHIP OF LIGHT, as well as a chapbook, COAL. Her recent poems appear in such journals as MINERVA RISING and KAKALAK 18.

Susan lives in Morgantown, West Virginia. She has published two books, THE GOD OF ROUNDABOUTS and SHIP OF LIGHT, as well as a chapbook, COAL. Her recent poems appear in such journals as MINERVA RISING and KAKALAK 18.

Susan Shaw Sailer

Pat’s poems have been published in various journals including Haunted Waters Press, Clover, a Literary Rag, San Pedro River Review, Slipstream, Gold Man Review and elsewhere. She is a former Best of the Net and Pushcart Prize nominee.

Pat’s poems have been published in various journals including Haunted Waters Press, Clover, a Literary Rag, San Pedro River Review, Slipstream, Gold Man Review and elsewhere. She is a former Best of the Net and Pushcart Prize nominee.

Pat Phillips West

Three of T. M. Thomson’s poems have been nominated for Pushcart Awards. She is co-author of Frame and Mount the Sky (2017) and author of Strum and Lull (2019), which placed in Golden Walkman’s 2017 chapbook competition, and The Profusion (2019). Her passions include kickboxing, playing in mud, and savoring art.

Three of T. M. Thomson’s poems have been nominated for Pushcart Awards. She is co-author of Frame and Mount the Sky (2017) and author of Strum and Lull (2019), which placed in Golden Walkman’s 2017 chapbook competition, and The Profusion (2019). Her passions include kickboxing, playing in mud, and savoring art.

Taunja Thomson


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Cynthia Yatchman

Cynthia is a Seattle based artist and art instructor. She grew up in the midwest with a mother who taught the old technique of Porcelain/China Painting. Early in her art career she worked as a ceramicist apprenticing with JT Abernathy. After a move to the West Coast, she received a BFA in painting from UW. She made the switch to 2D at that time and has stayed there ever since, making paintings, collages and prints. Her works are housed in numerous public and private collections and have been shown nationally. She currently teaches clay classes and art for challenged students and families in Seattle while exhibiting her own work.

David S. Rubenstein

David is an American writer, photographer, poet, and painter. His work appears in a variety of publications, and his photograph "D-M Farm" is on permanent display in the Village of Montgomery town hall. An interview with the author appears in Midwest Gothic January 2018. A collection of his short stories can be found on Kobo.

Alex Wells Shapiro

Alex is a text based artist living in Chicago whose work includes poetry and visual art. He received his BA from Northeastern University in 2015 and MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2017. He has recently published work in NUNUM and has work forthcoming in Storm Cellar, unstamatic, and Genre: Urban Arts.

Tonya Russell

Tonya is a poet and photographer of color. She holds a BS degree in Sociology from TWU. Her works have been published in numerous literary journals, for which she feels forever humbled.

Brian Michael Barbeito

Brian is a Canadian writer and photographer. He is the author of Chalk Lines, a chapbook from Fowl Pox Press.

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