We're thankful for the hundreds of contributing poets, writers, and photographers we have worked with over the years. See their names below, click to view their webpage (where applicable), and follow them on social media! 

Poets & Writers


Gale Acuff
Mazzy Adams
Iyanu Adebiyi
Paul David Adkins
Kimberly Vargas Agnese
Shovi Ajar 
Success Akpojotor   
@sadavidia

Malaika King Albrecht
Doyle Albright
S.R. Alchinger
​Seth Alex
Cynthia Rausch Allar
A. Moriah Allen

Natalli Amato
Jane Ammon
Amanda Andrei 
Jodi Andrews

Samuel Anjani

Laura Apol 
Tommy Archula   
@archuleta_tommy
Glen Armstrong

Courtney Arnold

Shannon Arntfield
Mikki Aronoff
Patsy Asuncion
Hope Atlas

Alo Au
Jay Audrey
Shawn Aveningo
Sara Backer
​Valerie Bacharach
Baba Badji
Iljas Baker 
Leah Baker
Prerna Bakshi
Carol Baldwin
Mary Jo Balistreri

Jan Ball
Charles Bane, Jr.
Shefali Banerji   
@ShefaliBanerji
Reema Baniabbasi
Nina Bannett
​Matthew James Babcock
Sam Barbee

Natalya Barker

Akesha Baron
Carol Barrett
Janet Barry

Mark Basquill
Miriam Bassuk
Jane Beal
Christine Beck
Donna Beal
Mikayla Beaudrie
Kristen Beaumonte
Jack Bedell   
@jackbedell
Lena Bella
Gershon Ben-Avraham
Brendan Bense
Shani Berenholz

Jerome Berglund   @lespectrepoliteraryjournal 
Zoe Bergmire-Sweat
Robert Beveridge 

Matthieu Bezard-Falgas

Sujoy Bhattacharya​​
​Kovie Biakolo 
Jennifer L. Blanck
Sarah Bigham
Issac Black
Calley Blair   
@caileyblair
Ethan Blake
Lorcán Black

Micki Blenkush
Daniel Blokh
Paul Bluestein
Rick Blum

Antonietta Bocci
Elizabeth Bodien
Tayla Tate Boerner
Michelle Boland
Angelina Bong   
@swakgel 
Sarina Bosco
Ace Boggess
Elizabeth Boquet

Nicole Borg
Cindy Bousquet Harris

M. Terry Bowman
Norma Bradley
Shayla Bradley   
@wildwoodwonder
Elya Branden

Nichole Brazelton

Caitlin Breen
Chanel Brenner
Margaret (Peggy) Briggs   
@Margaretfinegem
Terry Brinkman
Clifford Browder

Adesina Brown
Jason Brown
Margot Brown

Michael Brown
​Sara Brown
Beth Browne
Leah Browning
Ingrid Bruck
Kae Bucher
BJ Buckley
Linda Bullock
Cliff Burns
James Roderick Burns
Jeff Burt
​Kaitlyn Burton
Hannah Bushman   
@thehaltertops

Bhupin Butaney

PL Byrd
Cheryl Caesar
H.G. Cajandig

Heather Cameron

Lauren Camp   @laurencamp

Linda Campbell   @campbellgirlsays

Valentina Cano
Abigail Carl-Klassen

Chantel Carlson
Tara L. Carnes
Robert Carney

Vincent Casaregola
Carolyn Casas

Annis Cassells   @heyannisc
​Joseph Cassidy-Skof​   @JosephCassidy5
Jeremiah Castelo de Guzman
Kimi Ceridon
Heather Chandler
Yuan Changming
Con Chapman

Carol Flake Chapman
Cynthia M. Charles
Deborah Chava Singer
Haylee Chavanne
Lisa Cheby   
@LisaCheby
Marlena Chertock

Cameron Chiovitti 
​Kersten Christianson
Sean Cho
Haemaru Chung
​Nina Lohman Cilek
A.E. Clark

Alex Clark
Joanne Clarkson

Sue Clennell
Kaye Cleave
Kal Coggin
Emily Cole
Russell Colver
Gail Braune Comorat

Imani Congdon
Linda Conroy

Beth Copeland
​Joe Cottonwood
Tia Cowger
Meygan Cox
​Devon Cozad
Jill Crainshaw
Linda M. Crate
Vonnie Crist
James Croteau
Mary Kate Crowe
Thomas Crowley

Lucinda Cummings
Susan Cummins Miller 
Jane Curran
Shelby Curran   
@shelbysaysthat
Steve Cushman
Mark I. Danowsky   
@markdanowsky 
Ajay Dave
​Pamela Davenport
Tracy Davidson   
@tracydavidson27
Christine Davis
John Davis
​Margo Davis
Rosemary Davis
Esther de Jong
KK de la Vida
Kate Deloach
Caroline R. DeLuca

Caroline de Mauriac
Eleri Denham
Cole Depuy
​Cathie Desjardins

RC deWinter

Andrea Janelle Dickens 

Anastasia DiFonzo   @anastasia.difonzo
​Panika M. C.  Dillon
Marissa Dilluvio
Ariana DiValentino
Athena Dixon
Laura Dobbs  
@LDT413 
Michelle Dodd
Liz Dolan
Franny Donington
Jordan Donohue   @thejordandonohue
Frances Donovan
​Nupur Doshi
Jeanette Drake

Sandra Dreis

Rosie Driscoll

Linda Duede Starbuck

Chris Duffy

Maria Dunn
Michelle Dyer
Amitabh Dwivedi
Mackenzie Dwyer 
Saddiq Dzukogi

Jennifer Edwards   @JenEdwards8
Jo Angela Edwins
Kieran Egan
Aaron Eisenberg
​Sakeenah El-Amin
Khalil Elayan
Ellie Elledge
Grace Ellis
​Logan Ellis
Khalil Elayan   
@ElayanKhalil
Renee Emerson
Diana Engel

Griffin Epstein
Hannah Essink
Ellen Estilai
Nikolaus Euwer
Johanna Evenson
Nicholas Falkowski
Lydia Falls
Robbin Farr   
@robbinfarr 
Nettie Farris
Sandra Fees
L A Felleman   
@_felleman
Edilson Afonso Ferreira

Vanessa Ferriera   @vanessachicawrites

Sarah Ferris 

Scott Ferry

M.W. Field

Jenna Filbrun

Hugh Findley
Charlene Finn
Mark A. Fisher
Ann Fitzmaurice
Andreas Fleps

Tiffany Fletcher   @loveandtiffany
Lydia Flores
​Marrianna Flores

Kelsi Folsom   @kelsifolsom
Julie Fowler

Mary Fox

Rocio Franco   @chio_la_chingona
Elizabeth Frank   @glint_into_fire
​Jessica Siobhan Frank

Stephan Fraser
Joanne Kennedy Frazer
Andrew French   @mrandrewfrench
Michael Freveletti   @mike21an 
Nicholas Froumis
Thomas Fucaloro   @FucaloroThomas
Michelle Fuksbrumer
Diane Funston
​Annette Gagliardi
Marlene Galvan   @dichotomousette
​David Gambino
Sadhika Ganguli

Edgar Garcia 

Regina Garcia
Taylor Garrison
Natalie Gasper
Kerri Gawreluk
Karen George   @karenlgeo
​Steve Gerson

Joan Gerstein
Marjie Giffin
Thomas Griffin
​Jessica Gigot
Ame Gilbert
​Louis Giron
Grace Giska
Peter Goodwin
Mollie Gordon​

Diane Gottlieb

Erin Gottwald

Roberta Gould
Robin Gow
Brenna Graham
Stuart Greenhouse
​Alicia Grega
Carolyn H. Gregory
Carol Lynn Stevenson Grellas
John Grey
Thomas Griffin
Angelica Guillen
Nancy Gustafson

Bija Gutoff

Janis Haag

Amy Haddad
Cara Hagan
​Ashley Hajimirsadeghi
Vernita Hall
Charles Halsted
Jessica Halter
Ginger Hanchey
Jennifer Hambrick   @JenHambrick
Kim Hambright
​Matthew Hamilton   @mahamilton75
Patrick Hansel

Joseph Hardy

Janis Harrington
Alan Harris
Michelle Harris   @cerulae

Jasmine Harris   @dr_harris
Gwen Hart
Penny Harter
​Daniel Haskin

John Haugh
Shira Haus
​Eva Hays
​Rven Hayes
Kevin Heaton
Gloria Heffernan
Jenna Heller

Steve Henn
Megan D. Henson
Stephen Herman

April Hernandez
John Herold
Steve Herring
Amy Lynn Hess
Sister Lou Ella Hickman
Amy Higgins 
Anne Higgins

Andria Hill
​Stacia Hill
​Jill Hinckley-Noble
Allison Hoden
JoAnn Hoffman
Laura Hogan   @laurahogan
Laurence Holden
Toni Holland

Heather Hoover   @heathermhoover
JC Hopkins
Trish Hopkinson
Mike Horan
Katherine Anderson Howell

Ann Howells

Taylor Hoyt
Wynne Huddleston
Ann Hudson
Susan Huebner
Melissa Huff
AJ Huffman
Sydney Hughes-McGee

Katherine Hunsberger

Laurel Hunt
Pat Snyder Hurley

Maryann Hurtt
Aubrey Hutson

Alex Huynh

Cindy Huyser
Donald Illich
Nicole Im
​Wendy Ingersoll
Romana Iorga
​M.J. Iuppa
Eli Jacobs
Eric Jacobs
Kathryn Jacobs

Dan Jacoby

Joanne Jagoda
D. R. James
Anne Janai

Lily Jarman-Reisch
Richard Jarrette
Lalain Javaid
Mary Jensen   @MaryWJensen

Keren Johnson

Sarah Johnson
Savonna Johnson
Caroline Johnstone   @daretobehappier
Paul Jones   @smalljones
Andy Jones   @andyojones

Tyler Jorgensen

Kelly Joslyn
Jacquelin Jules
Jeanne M. Julian   @jjulian_poetry
Reynold Junker
Tim Kahl
Shelley Kahn
Tamam Kahn
Anna Kander
Jennifer Schomburg Kanke   @JSK1975
Madeleine Kannan
Jen Karetnick
Sasha Kasoff
​Sam Kaspar 
​Paula Kaufman
Eleanor Kedney

Donna Kelly

Antoinette Kennedy 
Mickie Kennedy
​Ofri Keidar
D.E. Kern

Karen Kilcup
Hilary King

Nick Kisse

Laurie Klein
Norman Klein
​Sashily Kling
Tricia Knoll   @triciaknollwind
Laurie Kolp

Hilton Koppe
Barry Koplen
Frances Koziar
Abishake Koul
Katharina Kracht
Richard Krawiec
Pam Kress-Dunn
Don Krieger
Mary Anna Kruch

Laurie Kuntz
Abby Lacey

Andrew Lafleche
​Jessica Lafortune
Anna Lagattuta
Sophie Laing   @sophalinalaing
Mason LaMarche
Parthena Lambrianidis   @PLambrianidis
Pauline Lancaster
Mary Langer Thompson

Donna Langevin

Gabrielle Langley
Mateo Lara
​Monica Larson
​Sean Lause
​SWK Lawrence   @wklawrence 
Sarah Law   @drsarahlaw 
Andrea​ Laws   @alaws09
Ellae Lawton
Mina Le
Samuel LeBaron

Courtney LeBlanc   @wordperv79
Missy LeDoux
Aidan Lee

Emerson Lee   @letsmakemoments
Han-Jae Lee
​Laura Lee
Anna Leahy
Kat Lehmann   @SongsOfKat
Kendra Leonard
Joan Leotta
​Amy Lerman

Nancy Smiler Levinson
Victoria Levitt
Kali Lightfoot
Sierra Lind
​Jennie Linthorst

Amy Liu   @liuwrites
Jenny Liu
Julia Lisella

Christina Litchfield
Thomas Locicero   @ThomasLocicero
Fay Loomis
Nona Lovell
Zigi Lowenberg   @ZigarinaZigi
Paul Lubenkov
​Laura Lucas

Mase Lucas
Michael Lund

Lisa Lundeen 
​Lennart Lundh
Victoria Luther

Karina Lutz   @karinalutz0yeah
Michael Lyle   @MLyleWriter

Heather M. F. Lyke
​Amy Mabey
Katharyn Machan

Samantha Madway
Suvi Mahonen
Hannah Maiorano
Ann Malaspina
​Alexandra Malouf

Rachel Markell
Brandon Marlon
Sofia Martimianakis   @SMartimianakis
Carolyn Martin
Preston Martin
Timothy Martin
Mariann Martland   @mariannmartland
John Martone

Claire Massey
Shannon Mastromonico
Davis Mathis
Valentina Matosian
Sara Matson

Richard L. Matta
Sante Matteo
Thea Matthews
Nate Maxson
Michaela Mayer   @mswannmayer5

Joan Mazza

Cathy McArthur-Palemo
Pat McClelland
Stephen McCollum
David R McCovey
Debbie McCulliss
Craig McGeady
​Frankie McGee

Molly McGrane   @crunzo

Catherine McGuire
​Will McMillan
Taylor Rose Meehan
Gavin Meggs
Alexa Mergen

Karla Linn Merrifield

Kate Meyer-Currey
Nancy Meyer
Susan V. Meyers
​Tamara Miles 
Jane Miller
Jack Miller
Beth Mills
Joe Mills   @josephrmills 
Rebecca Milton   @_rebeccamilton
Sandeep Kumar Mishra
Sylvia Missa​l
Felicia Mitchell   @rufemi

Sharon Wright Mitchell @apoetseyeview
Marsha Warren Mittman

Ebele Mogo
Catherine Moore

Adriana Morgan

Rosella Moreno
Heidi Morrell
Annie Morris

Amber Moss  @ambermosswrites

Andy Motz
​Ann Murphy

Tim Murphy

Mora Mundt   @mora.j.m
​Louisa Muniz   @LouisaMuniz1

Deborah Murray   @wosella
Matthew O. Mutiva
​Rony Nair   @ronynair
Lee Nash
Linda Neal
Greg Nelson
Amy Nemecek   @Beloved_Delight

Josh Nicolasien   @Nickel_eye_zen

Brenda Nicholas
Perry Nicholas
​F.M. Nicholson
James B. Nicola

Heidi Nightegale
Stacy Nigliazzo
Stephanie Niu   @niusteph
Nofel ​
Gunilla Norris
Joe O'Callaghan   @Joeocsocialwork 
Tope Ogundare   @Tope_tzc 
Kelly O'Rourke
C.E. Oldham
Michelle Ortega

Nina Oteria
Sergio A. Ortiz
Iris Oullette
Cathy Palermo
Jimmy G. Pappas
​Gina Pasciuto
Gay Pasley 
Effie Pasagiannis   @pasagiae
Erin Paterson
Kathryn Paul
Karen Paul Holmes
Alexis Pearson
​Ramona Lee Perez
​Simon Perchik
Kara Pernicano

Courtney Perry
Hanna Pesha

Barry Peters
Anda Peterson
Laurie Petersen
Lana Phillips
Jordan Phillips​
​Pat Phillips West
Suzie Pindar
Patrice Pinnette

Eugene Platt
Winston Plowes
Douglas Polk

Vanessa Poster 
Janice Post-White


 

Rhonda C. Poynter

Jillian Prendergast​​

Lucyna Prostko

Ann Quinn

Diana Raab

David Radavich
​Priya Rajan
Philippa Ramsden

Sofi Ramsey
Suzanne Rancourt​
​Michele Randall
Charvi Rathod
Bill Ratner   @billratner
Wanda Reagan
Mary Redman

Sarath Reddy 
Caitlin Reed

Janet Reed

Laura Ann Reed
Sarah Harrison Reed
Sara Rempe
Alexis Rhone Francher
Dorothy Rice
David Riddle

H.E. Riddleton 
Hayden Rigby
R.K. Riley
Cindy Rinne
​Ann Ritter
Joanna Rizzo
Jeannie E. Roberts
Stephanie Roberts   @ringtales 
Dwanna Robertson   @dwannarobertson
Kyle Roe
​Nicole Rollender
Lois Roma-Deeley

Alice Campbell Romano 
Jennifer Rood
Mark Anthony Rossi
Charles Rossiter

Lao Rubert
Bobbi Rudin
​Deborah Fried-Rubin
Valorie Ruiz
Tom Russell
Barbara Ruth
Ivy Rutledge

Merryn Rutledge
Victoria Elizabeth Ruwi
Corey Ruzicano
Ed Ruzicka
Kathryn Sadakierski 
Sandip Saha

Luis Salgado
Kenneth Salzmann

Bradley Samore   

Heidi Sander
Sasha Sandip
Kristin Santana

Rikki Santer
Federica Santini

Anthony Santulli
Gerard Sarnat
Rebecca Sauers   @bexxasauers   
Adrienne Ross Scanlan 

Mary Anna Scenga Kruch
Carla Schick
Thea Schiller
​Kurt G. Schmidt

Jennifer Schneider
​Yvette Schnoeker-Shorb

Jennifer Schomburg Kanke
Barbara Foster Schutz

Kaitlyn Schultz

Jeff Schwartz

Andrew Scott

Nicole Scott
​Naomi E. Scoville

Megan Sudellari   @scudellari
Laura Secord
Tamara Sellman
Madison Semarjian

Greg Sendi
Catherine Sercombe 
Alafia Nicole Sessions
Zara Shams   @zcshams
Shloka Shankar   @shloks89
Syd Shaw   @sidlantro 
Pegi Deitz Shea
Tom Sheehan
​Drew Shinozaki
Hilary Sideris
​Gary Singh
​Dorsia Smith Silva
Dianne Silvestri
​Jane Simpson
Leanne Simpson
Deborah Singer
Roger Sippl
Nicholas Skaldetvind
Judith Skillman
Norma Smith

Rose M. Smith
​Teagan Smith
T.J. Smith
Lacy Snapp

Kristy Snedden
Christopher Snook
Gracie Snyder
Sarah Snyder
Hossein Sobhani   @bedlampoetry
​Raquel Solomon
John Son
Derek Song

Maya Sorini
​Sarah de Sousa

George Link Spaeth 
Linda Spear
​Julia Spring
​Janet St. John
Trina J. Stacey   @trinajstacey 
Bonnie Staiger

Tonya Stanley
Alina  Stefanescu
Bekah Steimel   @BekahSteimel 
Margaret Stetler
Sarah Stockton
Chris Stolle
​Dana Stone
Ethan Stonerook

Janice Strohmeier

Sandi Stromberg
Alexandra Strott
​Nevine Sultan
​Mosammat Sultana
Sarah Summerson   
@sarahsummersun
Teresa Sutton   @TeresaSutton
F. Swanson

Fred Swanson

Lanette Sweeney
Melanie Swetz
Sonja Swift
Marianne Szlyk
Diana Norma Szokolyai
Julie T.
Eve Taft   @EveETaft

Margaret Tau

Carey Taylor
Jo Taylor
Megan Taylor
Jamey Temple

Dawn Terpstra
Michelle Terry
Charles Thielman
Don Thompson
Ryan Thorpe
Jonathan M. Thorn
Jari Thymian
Elizabeth Tomania   @lisz_tomania
Nicole Tong
Meghan Trask Smith
Cynthia Trenshaw
Olivia Tucker
Dennis Trujillo
Ryan Tunison
Peggy Turnbull   @p_turnbull 
Robin Turner
Callista Tyson
Sheila Tzerman
Lisa Underwood

Elena Unger
Kate Van Pelt DeLoach

Sherre Vernon 
Ajise Vincent

Cathern Violante
Lynne Viti 
Claire Vogel-Camargo
Barbara Voudouris   @BarbVoudouris 
Catherine Wald 
Loretta Diane Walker
Ann Wallace   @annwlace409
Donna Love Wallace
Kait Walser 
​Vivian Wagner
Terri Hadley Ward
Sarah Waring
Marsha Warren Mittman
Bear Weaver
​Roz Weaver
Ann C. Wehrman

Walter Weinschenk

Laura Grace Weldon 
Vanessa Wells
Susan Wereska
James West
Pat Phillips West
​Katherine Dian Westbrook

Richard Westheimer
Fran Westwood   @FranWestwood5
Joanna White
Kelley White
Lynn White

Marceline White   @maulflanders

Sally Wilde
Lisa Wiley
Megan Wildhood
Lisa Wiley   @wileymoz
Kim Williams

Kristie Williams
Sarah Williams-Devereux
Russell Willis
Chloe Williamson
Martin Willitts, Jr.
Raven Willow
Carol Wills

Angela WInsor 
Glen Wilson   @glenhswilson
Laura Wilson
Robert Wilson
Scott Winkler
Keri Withington

Allison Whittenberg
Susan Won
Christian Woodard
Cindy Wright
Colleen Wright
Lisa Wujnovich   @wujnovich
Theresa Wyatt
Elizabeth Yalkut
Nichole Yates   @nicholeyates
Kayla Liu
Mantz Yorke
Athalia Young
​Brigit Kelly Young   @brigityoung
Lucy Zhang
Catherine Zickgraf
Kayla Ziesenheim
​Kristin Zimet
​James K. Zimmerman
Michael Zinkowski


Photographers


Isabella Agbaje 

Benji Anderson   @benjipnewton
Katie Bond-Ford 
Alexander Chernavskiy
Lauren Frye

Erna Gashi​

Briana Gervat 
Naomi Gingerich
Jeanne Julian

Nicholas Luchenbill
Suzie Pindar   @suziepindar
Alexis Rhone Fancher 
Caroline Knickmeier
Carla Kucinski   @carla.kucinski
J. Ray Paradiso
Rosalie Sanara Petrouske
Ivana Rezek 
​Jim Ross
​Barbara Ruth

Jane Hipkins Sobie

Ami J. Sanghvi   @BabyVampAmi
Amanda Sullivan

Mosammat Sultana
Jason Symes


Artists ("Art Speaks" interviewees)


Karen Archia
Beth Blair      @Seamless_creativity
Scott Burton
Emily Clancy   @mundanewizardry
Owens Daniels 
Wesley Days

Lawrence Feir
Jaki Shelton Green
Princess Johnson
Sarah Johnson
Karen Niemczyk
​Jacqui Otaño   @ourneyjacqui
Stacee Reicherzer    @drstacee
Samantha Kostmayer Sulaiman
Amanda Sullivan