biographies - issue 62
fabrice b. poussin
Fabrice Poussin teaches French and English at Shorter University. Author of novels and poetry,
his work has appeared in Kestrel, Symposium, The Chimes, and many other magazines.
His photography has been published in The Front Porch Review, the San Pedro River Review,
as well as other publications.
Sofi Tahira was born and raised in Birmingham and moved to Nottingham for her BA in creative writing.
She is now completing her creative writing MA. Sofi has been writing poetry for four years
and self-published a poetry zine for an event called Totally Wired, which she usually reads at in Nottingham.
She also attended a Word Poetry Day event, alongside other published women at NTU,
which was live streamed across the world. She is hoping to get her work out into the world as much as possible.
Doug Bollings poems have appeared in BlazeVOX, Posit, Indefinite Space, Poetry Pacific, Juked, The Missing Slate
(With interview) and Isthmus among others. He has received Best of the Net and Pushcart nominations and several
Awards including the Mathiasen prize from the University Of Arizona. He lives in the environs of Chicago.
Alexandre Ferrere is 28 and lives in France. After a Master's degree in Library Sciences and a Master's degree
in English Literature, He is now working on a PhD. on American poetry. His essays and poems appeared or are
forthcoming in Beatdom, Empty Mirror, Rust+Moth, 8poems Journal, Riggwelter Press, Barren Magazine,
armarolla, Lucent Dreaming and more.
Kyle Heger, former managing editor of Communication World magazine, lives in Albany, CA. His writing has won a
number of awards and has appeared in 58 publications, including London Journal of Fiction,
Nerve Cowboy and U.S. 1 Worksheets.
Daniel Lowe is an English poet and author in his early twenties and is a recent graduate of the University of Winchester.
Daniel has a short story, Burn, published in the Ohio based journal ASTERISM, created and organised
a poetry community arts project dubbed Poetic Winchester and is featured in part of the
Million Line Poem by Tupelo Press. He is currently working on finalising his latest poetry collection
Bloodied Words: An interactive murder mystery poetry collection and you can find out more about him and
his work at his site: https://dlowewriting.wixsite.com/site.
Julie’s poems have appeared in various publications, including Ambit, Magma, The North, The Rialto and Stand,
as well as previous issues of Streetcake. Her pamphlets, Breathing Through Our Bones (2012) and Out of the Weather (2017)
are published by Smith/Doorstop. More about her work can be found at: http://juliemellorpoetsite.wordpress.com
HLR is a 20-something writer of creative non-fiction, mainly short prose and poetry. She writes about challenging subjects
such as mental illness, addiction, suicide and grief with sardonic British droll - a style acquired through years of
mental angst and too much time spent in the pub. HLR was born and raised in north London, and is yet to escape.
Her work can be found at: www.treacleheart.com
Olivier Schopfer lives in Geneva, Switzerland. He likes to capture the moment in haiku and photography.
His work has appeared in anthologies, and numerous online and print journals. He is the author of three books:
In the Mirror: Concrete Haiku (Scars Publications, 2018), So Many Miles: Fifty Senryu (Alien Buddha Press, 2019) and
Half in Light, Half in the Shade: Haiku and Senryu (Cyberwit, 2019).
Scott Strom is a poet and playwright from Chicago, Illinois, currently attending Columbia College Chicago.
He is cofounder and managing editor of Antithesis: An Academic Journal, and his work has been featured in the Columbia Poetry Review and is forthcoming in Ransack Press.