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<<Poet Bios>>

Writer of confessional poetry, Tatiana Bilodeau was born in São Paulo, Brazil, and now resides in the United States. According to her the poem “Perverted Affections” was inspired by an email she once sent to a lover.

Award-winning writer Felix Fojas is a retired advertising creative director and professor who now works for Bank of America. He has a BA in Comparative Literature from the University of the Philippines, an MA in Linguistics and Literature from De Salle University in the Philippines, and a Ph. D in Metaphysical Science from the University of Metaphysics in Hollywood, California. Fojas’s works have appeared, among others, in Paris/Atlantic Journal, Evergreen Review, Taj Mahal Review, The American Dissident, Snake Nation Review, and Anthology Magazine. He was a recipient of a creative writing fellowship in Cambridge University under the sponsorship of the British Council. A resident of Canoga Park, Los Angeles, Fojas is co-host of Pinoy Poets’ Circle, a literary blog which, together with Joanna Allas and Danny Castillones Sillada, has over 550 members worldwide.

Michael H. Hanson is the founder of The Fictioneers and the creator of the SHA’DAA series featuring tales of dark fantasy. A member of the Poetry Society of America, he has published two collections of mainstream poetry, Autumn Blush and Jubilant Whispers. He is presently compiling his third poetic anthology, Luminous Lullabies, and an illustrated collection of poems for children, The Great Soap Rebellion. He spends his free time kicking back and writing poetry and short stories in his cozy garden-apartment in New Jersey, USA.

Thomas L. Holderfield is a former naval officer from southern Illinois. He is currently working on a novel and a collection of short stories. He is a consultant for a tech firm and his goal is to start being published on a regular basis so that he can con- centrate on his writing. He currently lives in Colorado, USA.

Gary Introne is the author of Rome’s Roads, Miasma Arms Hotel and Riding the Descant. He publishes his daily posts online at “Great Poetry of Five Nations” ( He is also responsible for Transom Publications based in Metuchen, New Jersey. He currently works at Princeton University and Labyrinth Books.

Born in 1947 in Istanbul, Vensan Kamberk describes himself as “Armenian by race, Canadian by choice.” A globetrotter by inclination, he has per- formed spoken poetry all over the world. He says, “If writing a poem is like drawing a horse, performing the poem is like riding that horse.”

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