Shantih Journal 3.1 - Page 126

AUTHORS david m. alper David M. Alper is City, residing in published in both of The Northridge upcoming issue of a high school AP English teacher in New York Manhattan.  In addition to being recently a print edition and a featured online segment Review, his work is scheduled to appear in an The Platform Review. glen armstrong Glen Armstrong holds an MFA in English from the Universi- ty of Massachusetts, Amherst and teaches writing at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. He edits a poetry jour- nal called Cruel Garters and has three recent chapbooks: Set List (Bitchin Kitsch,) In Stone and The Most Awkward Silence of All (both Cruel Garters Press.) His work has appeared in Poetry Northwest, Conduit and Cloudbank. Timothy E.g. Bartell 126 Timothy E. G. Bartel is a California poet. His poems have re- cently appeared in Curator, Saint Katherine Review, The Scots- man, Windhover, and Zocalo Public Square. His latest chapbook, Arroyos: Sijo and Other Poems (Mariscat Press, 2015), was named a Book of 2015 by the Scottish Poetry Library. Timothy current- ly serves as Assistant Professor of Great Texts & Writing at The Saint Constantine School.   brian baumgart Brian Baumgart’s chapbook of poetry, Rules for Loving Right, was released from Sweet Publications in 2017, and his prose and poetry have appeared in a number of print and online journals, including Tipton Poetry Journal, Good Men Project, SLAB, Ru- minate, and Poetry City, USA. He is the Director of the AFA in Creative Writing Program at North Hennepin Community College, just outside Minneapolis, and he has an MFA from Minnesota State University-Mankato. cynthia blank Cynthia Blank received her MFA in Poetry from Bar Ilan Univer- sity’s Shaindy Rudoff Creative Writing Graduate Program. Her poems have been featured most recently in New Reader Magazine, Grey Borders Magazine, The Cerurove, and Fourth & Sycamore. More of her work can be found here: Website