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among other places. She lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan. 
 Jane Collins teaches creative writing and literature at Pace University in Pleasantville, NY. David Colodney realized at an early age that he had no athletic ability whatsoever, so he decided to focus his attention on writing about sports instead, covering everything from major league baseball to high school flag football for The Miami Herald and The Tampa Tribune. David holds an MFA from Converse College and an MA from Nova Southeastern University. His poetry has appeared in the New York School and Diaspora issue of Valley Voices, Gyroscope Review, Kentucky Review, Shot Glass Journal, and Night Owl. David lives in Boynton Beach, Florida with his wife, three sons, and golden retriever.
 Vern Fein is a retired teacher who finally has the time to write and is delighted to do so. He has published one poem in *82 Review, two poems in The Literary Nest, a poem in Silver Birch Press, and has two poems pending in Bindweed Magazine and a short story pending publication in the the online magazine Duende from Goddard College in Vermont. Cheryl J. Fish’s short fiction has been featured in Liars League NYC and she was a finalist for L Magazine’s Literary Upstart search for pocket fiction for an excerpt from her novel manuscript Off the Yoga Mat. Her short story “Never Buy Dope in Washington Square,” from the innovative fiction journal Between C&D was featured in an exhibit at the Fales Library, New York University. Her most recent poetry chapbook is Make It Funny, Make it Last (#171, Belladonna Chaplets, 2014). Her work has appeared in journals and anthologies including The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry; Far from the Centers of Ambition: The Legacy of Black Mountain College;; New American Writing; Talisman; The Village Voice, Santa Monica Review, Kudzu House Review, and Volt. Fish has been a Fulbright professor in Finland and writer in residence at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. She teaches at Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York. Liz Glodek lives and works in the Midwest. Her work has appeared in several journals including The Greensboro Review, Lumina, North American Review (finalist for the James Hearst Poetry Prize), The North, and Janus Head. Her book, Birds of Mississippi, is available from Finishing Line Press. She received her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College where she also founded the SLC Poetry Festival. She works in management consulting and is an instructor at Simpson College. A Pushcart nominee, Kari Gunter-Seymour holds a B.F.A. in graphic design and an M.A. in commercial photography. Her poetry appears or is forthcoming in several publications including, Rattle; Crab Orchard Review, Main Street Rag and The LA Times. Her chapbook Serving is a finalist in the 2016 Yellow Chair Review Annual Chapbook Contest. She is the founder/curator of the “Women of Appalachia Project,” an arts organization (fine art and spoken word) she created to address discrimination directed at women living in Appalachia. ( Gyroscope Review 16-4 Page 5! 5