biographies - issue 58
Barbara Daniels's Rose Fever was published by WordTech Press and her chapbooks
Moon Kitchen, Black Sails and Quinn & Marie by Casa de Cinco Hermanas Press. She received three
Individual Artist Fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and earned an
MFA in poetry at Vermont College.
Holly Day’s poetry has recently appeared in The Cape Rock, New Ohio Review, and Gargoyle.
Her nonfiction publications include Music Theory for Dummies, Music Composition for Dummies,
Guitar All-in-One for Dummies, Piano and Keyboard All-in-One for Dummies, Walking Twin Cities,
Nordeast Minneapolis: A History, and Stillwater, Minnesota: A History. Her newest poetry collections,
A Perfect Day for Semaphore (Finishing Line Press), I'm in a Place Where Reason Went Missing
(Main Street Rag Publishing Co.), and Where We Went Wrong (Clare Songbirds Publishing)
will be out mid-2018, with The Yellow Dot of a Daisy already out on Alien Buddha Press.
james croal jackson
James Croal Jackson is the author of The Frayed Edge of Memory (Writing Knights Press, 2017).
His poetry has appeared in Columbia Journal, Rattle, Hobart, FLAPPERHOUSE, and elsewhere.
He edits The Mantle from Columbus, Ohio. Find him at jimjakk.com and @jimjakk
DS Maolalai recently returned to Ireland after four years away, now spending his days working
maintenance dispatch for a bank and his nights looking out the window and wishing he had a view.
His first collection, Love is Breaking Plates in the Garden, was published in 2016 by the Encircle Press.
He has twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.
Living in London for 15 years, Michelle was born in Western Australia. She is quite new to the poetry scene,
that is, she has not had any full length work published. Her poems have appeared in Ink, Sweat, Tears and
streetcakemagazine.com so far. She has 2 poems to appear in The Journal in their autumn/winter issue.
She has had her historical novella Under Gaslight included in the curated Kindle Single list (2014),
where she made number one in the War Fiction category at the time.