Marian Kaplun Shapiro is the author of a professional book, Second Childhood (Norton, 1988), a poetry book, Players In The Dream, Dreamers In The Play (Plain View Press, 2007), and two chapbooks: Your Third Wish (Finishing Line, 2007), and The End Of The World, Announced On Wednesday (Pudding House, 2007). A Quaker and a psychologist, her poetry often embeds the topics of peace and violence by addressing one within the context of the other. A resident of Lexington, she was five times named Senior Poet Laureate of Massachusetts. She was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2012. Marie Lecrivain is the editor of poeticdiversity: the litzine of los angeles, a photographer, and writer-in-residence at her apartment. She's the author of The Virtual Tablet of Irma Tre (© 2014 Edgar & Lenore's Publishing House). Her avocations include alchemy, collecting Brontë novels, and crafting purty things to sell on Etsy. Matt Morris has appeared in various magazines and anthologies, such as ABZ Review, DMQ Review, 88: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry, New York Quarterly, Runes and Utter. He’s received five Pushcart nominations as well as a recent Best of the Net nomination. His first book, Nearing Narcoma, won the 2003 Main Street Rag Poetry Award. Since then, Pudding House has published his chapbooks, Here’s How and Greatest Hits. He currently lives on what remains of a farm in West Virginia with his pet wombat Sonny. Oonah Joslin is 100 MicroHorrors old and she sometimes feels it, but that is only because her storytelling brain never shuts down. In addition to her work at MicroHorror, you can read Oonah's poetry and flash at Postcard Poems and Prose. She is also the poetry editor of The Linnet's Wings. Visit Oonah on her blog, Parallel Oonahverse at https://oovj.wordpress.com. Patricia Frolander actively ranches in the Wyoming Black Hills, although at this stage of her life, she prefers her writing desk. Frolander, a Wrangler and Willa Cather Award recipient, has been widely published for eighteen years and was appointed Wyoming Poet Laureate by Governor Matt Mead in 2011-13. Pippa Little is Scots but lives in North East England. She is a poet, tutor, editor and reviewer. Overwintering came out in 2012 from OxfordPoets/Carcanet and was shortlisted for The Seamus Heaney Centre Award. She is working on her next collection and also a chapbook. This year she takes up a Royal Literary Fund Fellowship at Newcastle University. Gyroscope Review 40 !