Thomas M. McDade resides in Fredericksburg, VA, previously CT & RI. He is a graduate of Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT. McDade is twice a U.S. Navy Veteran serving ashore at the Fleet Anti-Air Warfare Training Center, Virginia Beach, VA and aboard the USS Mullinnix (DD-944) and USS Miller (DE/FF 1091). His fiction was most recently published by Rumblefish Quarterly.
Khalilah Okeke was raised in the Pacific Northwest and now resides in Sydney, Australia, with her husband and two children. Her work has been published in Crack the Spine, The Drabble, The Plum Tree Tavern,Down in the Dirt magazine, The Red Eft Review, The Orissa Society of the Americas Journal, 50 - Word Stories, and Scarlet Leaf Review. You can follow her blog at https://khalilahokeke.wordpress.com.
Irina Valerina is an author from Belarus. She has been a member of the Writers' Union of Russia since 2014. She is also a laureate of international literary competitions "World Cup of Russian poetry-2014" and "Baltic Championship in Russian poetry-2015» as well as winner of the international literary contest "Slavic Lira-2017" in the nomination "Spiritual Poetry" (2nd place). Her most recent poems have appeared "Havik" 2018 (USА)
Vijay R. Nathan is a supervising librarian in New York City. He is author of "Escape from Samsara" (2016) and "Celebrity Sadhana, Or How to Meditate with a Hammer", book 1 of the Paparazzo Poet Meditations. He is also the host of "The Truth to Power Show" on Radio Free Brooklyn which streams LIVE every Monday at 8AM.