Fall 2017 Contributor Notes


Diaphanous—Fall 2017—Vol. 1 No. 2

(Only contributors who provided biographical notes are included.)

Javad Ahmadi is a poet, painter and a teacher. He teaches at Teachers College Columbia University, where he is enrolled in a Doctoral program in Art and Psychology. He was born in Iran and has been living in the United States for forty years.

Tina Barry is the author of Mall Flower, poems and short fiction. Her writing appears in numerous literary journals and anthologies, including The American Poetry Journal, The Best Small Fictions 2016, Drunken Boat, Blue Fifth Review, and Exposure, an Anthology of Micro-fiction. She has been nominated for two Pushcart Prize and several Best of the Net awards. Tina is a teaching artist at The Poetry Barn and a writing tutor at SUNY Ulster. In 2014, she received her M.F.A. in creative writing from Long Island University, Brooklyn. Find her online here.

Amy Bassin, New York fine arts photographer and Mark Blickley, writer, work together on text-based art collaborations and videos. The works published in this issue are excerpted from their series Dream Streams, which was featured as an art installation at the 5th Annual NYC Poetry Festival. Their video, Speaking In Bootongue, was selected for the London Experimental Film Festival. Earlier this year they published a text-based art chapbook, Weathered Reports: Trump Surrogate Quotes From the Underground (Moria Books, Chicago). The publisher sent their resistance book to the White House and members of Congress. Bassin is a co-founder of the international artists cooperative, Urban Dialogues.

Ruth Bavetta’s visual poems have been published in Rattle, Verse Wisconsin, Yew, and the book Splitting the Genre (Six Arrows Press) and others. My conventional poems have been published in Rattle, Nimrod, Tar River Review, North American Review, Rhino, Poetry New Zealand.  She has published three books, Fugitive Pigments and Flour, Water, Salt (FutureCycle Press) and Embers on the Stairs (Moontide Press). A third book, No Longer at this Address (Kelsay Press) will appear in late 2017.

Rachel Blau DuPlessis, poet, critic, collagist is the author of Drafts, a long poem written from 1986 to 2012 and published in six volumes by Salt Publishing and Wesleyan University Press, Post-Drafts books include Interstices (Subpress, 2014), Graphic Novella (Xexoxial Editions, 2015), Days and Works (Ahsahta Press, 2017), and the forthcoming Numbers and two chapbooks: “Churning the Ocean of Milk,” 2014 and “Poesis” (Little Red Leaves, 2016).  Recent and forthcoming journal appearances include Poetry (Chicago) ConjunctionsChicago ReviewCordite (Australia)HamboneJournal of Poetics ResearchVLAK, Po&Sie, and alligatorzine. She has received poetry fellowships from the Pew, Rockefeller and Djerassi Foundations and a fellowship for literary criticism from the National Humanities Center. She lives in Philadelphia.

Mark Blickley is the author of the story collection Sacred Misfits (Red Hen Press) and his most recent play, The Milkman’s Sister, was produced last Fall at NYC’s 13th Street Repertory Theater. Blickley is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild and PEN American Center. He recently published the text-based art book, ‘Weathered Reports: Trump Surrogate Quotes From the Underground.’ (Moria Books, Chicago). The publisher sent copies to the White House and members of Congress.

A German-born UK national, Rose Mary Boehm lives and works in Lima, Peru. Author of TANGENTS, a poetry collection published in the UK in 2010/2011, her work has been widely published in US poetry journals (online and print). She was twice winner of the Goodreads monthly competition, a new poetry collection (‘From the Ruhr to Somewhere Near Dresden 1939-1949 : A Child’s Journey) has been published by Aldrich Press in May 2016, and another new collection (Peru Blues) is about to be published by Kelsay Books.

Karl Bogartte is both a poet and a visual artist, schooled in anthropology, photography and various esoteric traditions. He has been an active participant in international surrealism for more than 50 years.  He presently lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His book of poems And Still The Navigators is forthcoming.

R. Bremner writes of good sense, innocence, crippling mankind, incense, peppermints, and the color of time. And Absurdism’s the name of his latest flame. (It’s the only poetry that makes sense to him in an absurd world.)

Roland Buckingham-Hsiao is an artist and researcher based in the UK and Taiwan. His work investigates the boundaries of language – text/image, text/body and text/object relations – often via East-West cultural exchange. His creative practice is interdisciplinary but revolves around calligraphy and performance. He studied Art at Universities in Canterbury, Belfast and London, U.K. and Mandarin and Chinese calligraphy at University in Taichung, Taiwan. He has exhibited artworks at many museums and galleries around the world including Tate Britain in London, UK and is currently engaged in practice-based doctoral research at the University of Sunderland, UK. His blog is here.

Patricia Carragon loves cupcakes, chocolate, cats, haiku, and Brooklyn. Her recent publication credits include Bear Creek Haiku, One Hundred Voices, Vol. III (Centum Press, 2017), Sensations Magazine, Sensitive Skin, and others.  She is the author of Journey to the Center of My Mind (Rogue Scholars Press, 2005) and Urban Haiku and More (Fierce Grace Press, 2010). Her most recent book is Innocence (Finishing Line Press, 2017). TheCupcake Chronicles is forthcoming this fall from Poets Wear Prada. She hosts the Brooklyn-based Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. Patricia is a member of brevitas, PEN Women’s Literary Workshop, Tamarind, and Women Writers in Bloom. She is one of the executive editors for Home Planet News Online.

DeWitt Clinton is the author of two books of historical poetry from New Rivers Press and six chapbooks.  Recent poetic adaptations of classical Chinese poetry have appeared recently in The Arabesques Review, Meta/Phor(e)Play, Diaphanous Press, Verse-Virtual, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, and Peacock Journal.  On A Lake by a Moon: Fishing with the Chinese Masters, a book collection of his adaptations of Kenneth Rexroth’s 100 Poems from the Chinese, will be published by is a rose press in 2018. A second collection of poems, At the End of the War, has been accepted for book publication by Kelsay Books, scheduled for release in late 2018.

Theresa Darling writes, creates pastels, and takes photographs in the Green Mountains of Vermont. While living quietly with her husband and two spoiled cats, she is working on her first book of poetry, Secrets, Silence & Shadows: An Examination of Rape & Marriage. She has been published in Bailey’s Beads, Green Hills Literary Lantern, Hellbender Journal, and Napalm and Novocain, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Michael Dickel has authored six published books and chapbooks of poetry and short fiction and over 200 individually published poems, short stories, and non-fiction pieces, in addition to book-reviews and academic articles. He works as a freelance editor for publishers and individual authors, co-edited Voices Israel Vol. 36 (2010), and served or continues to serve as an editor of one sort or another for several print and online literary periodicals, including design and technology editor for Diaphanous. He has taught writing, literature, and English language in higher education in both the U.S. and Israel. Michael publishes an online blog-Zine, Meta/ Phor(e) /Play. He is the past chair of the Israel Association of Writers in English.

Miguel Escobar composes folk/rock music and lyrics as well as rather feverishly writes experimental, language-centered poetry— in as much of his free time as is humanly possible. By day, he is an information technology professional, specializing in a non-arcane, granularized niche. His poetry has been published mainly on social media in conjunction with art and literary theory. He resides in the northern California city of Sacramento, at the confluence of the American and Sacramento rivers, where the currents can often be tricky to navigate, and where they’ve not yet heard of artist whisperers.

Eckhard Gerdes has published books of poetry, drama, and fourteen novels, including Hugh Moore and My Landlady the Lobotomist (a top-five finisher in the 2009 Preditors and Editors Readers Poll and nominated for the 2009 Wonderland Book Award for Best Novel of the Year). He has won the Bissell Award, been a finalist for the Starcherone and the Blatt awards, and was nominated for Georgia Author of the Year. His most recent books are a tongue-in-cheek work of creative nonfiction, How to Read, published in October 2014 by Guide Dog Books, and a novel, White Bungalows, published in August 2015 by Dirt Heart Pharmacy Press. He is also the publisher of The Journal of Experimental Fiction and runs it associated press, JEF Books, and its Offbeat/Quirky imprint.  He lives near Chicago and has three sons and three grandsons.

Marco Giovenale lives in Rome, where he works as an editor and translator. He’s founder and editor of GAMM (2006) and Asemic Net (2011).

He’s author of linear poetry, asemic stuff, photography, experimental prose pieces. Some linear texts in English: “A gunless tea” (2007, also available as a download), “CDK” (2009, see), “anachromisms” (2014), “white while” (2014).

Four e-artbooks (as differx). Paper books of asemic works: Sibille asemantiche (Camera verde, 2008), This Is Visual Poetry / by Marco Giovenale (ed. by Dan Waber, 2011), Asemic Sibyls (RedFoxPress, 2013), Syn sybilles (La camera verde, 2013). Visual works in anthologies: Anthology Spidertangle (Xexoxial, 2009), The Last Vispo Anthology (Fantagraphics, 2012), An Anthology of Asemic Handwriting (Uitgeverij, 2013), A Kick in the Eye (Createspace, 2013). One sibyl is inThe New Concrete. Visual Poetry in the 21st Century (V. Bean and Ch. McCabe, eds; Hayward Publishing, 2015).

His site is here.

Carolyn Gregory has published poems in American Poetry Review, Seattle Review, Cutthroat, Main Street Rag and many others. She has published two full-length volumes of poetry, “Open Letters” and “Facing the Music”. She has been a music and theatre reviewer for the last twenty years.

Meg Harris has published short stories, poems, and essays; some of her writing can be found on her blog. Her chapbook, Inquiry into Loneliness, is available from Crisis Chronicles Press. She recently completed training in the Patchwork Farm Guided Writing Process and she is the managing editor at Diaphanous Journal. Meg Harris serves on Connecticut’s State Independent Living Council and she is a 2004 graduate of Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Roger W. Hecht is the author of a collection of poems, Talking Pictures (Cervena Barva Press) and editor of Freemen Awake!: Rally Songs and Poems from New York’s Anti-Rent Movement (Delaware County Historical Association). His poems have appeared recently in Yes Poetry, Prick of the Spindle, and Sheila-Na-Gig on-line. He lives near Ithaca, NY with his wife, daughters, cats, and American Eskimo dog.

Thomas Robert Higginson, a poet from New York who has taught poetry at various US colleges, has written a number of chapbooks and much-unpublished work.  Of note is a collection he and Thylias Moss collaborated on, Aneurysm of the Firmament, available for Kindle. He is a quiet man who has said he prefers to be in the background, on the sidelines, cheering Thylias on and working in collaboration with her. The essay “fuckinmuse” is a journey into the Moss-Higginson collaboration.

Dale Houstman was born there, moved here and there, and inevitably settled for here. Some artifacts have been published. A poetry collection, A Dangerous Vacation [Caliban Bookshelf, Lawrence & Dee Dee Smith, editors], and sundry texts and images in such publications as The Poetry Bus [Peadar & Colette O’Donaghue, Ireland], The Southword Journal [The Munster Literary Center, Cork, Ireland], Eleven Eleven Literary Journal [California College of the Arts], Blue Feathers [surrealist magazine, Minneapolis, MN], Caliban Magazine, Peculiar Mormyrid [online surrealist magazine], Diaphanous Magazine, and a host of other venues. As Confucius didn’t say, “Behind every “good” man there is a “better” absence.”

Kim Howlett graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a degree in Graphic Arts. She has made jewelry, handwoven fabric with looms, taught mask-making, designed and painted floor and wall murals worked in Venetian plaster and built an off-the-grid home from the ground up in Grass Valley. However, her passion is painting and she takes every spare moment on weekends, lunch hours, and breaks at work to capture emotion on canvas. Kim lives in Vallejo California, and when she is not painting, works at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Khader Humied teaches Computer Aided Design art Rockland Community College. Trained as an architect, he specializes in designing green and sustainable buildings. He is a specialist in computer-generated architectural images. He was an artist-in-residence at Marquis Studios in Brooklyn, where he worked with children to create model houses and other projects. He holds a BS in architecture from CCNY and is studying for an MA in learning and emerging technologies from Empire State College.

Alta Ifland is the author of four books of prose poems and short stories: Voice of Ice (bilingual French/English, Les Figues Press, 2007, Louis Guillaume Prize); Elegy for a Fabulous World (Ninebark Press, 2009, finalist for the Northern California Book Award in Fiction); Death-in-a-Box (Subito Press, 2011, Subito Press Fiction Prize); The Snail’s Song (Spuyten Duyvil, 2012).  She has received fellowships and scholarships at numerous writers’ residencies and conferences, including Sewanee, Juniper, and MacDowell.

J. G. James enjoys making things up and the feeling of accomplishment when she fills blank pages with stories. Besides writing, her other forms of escapism include: eating dark chocolate, watching puppy videos, and sleeping late on weekends.

Krysia Jopek’s poems have appeared in The Great American Literary Magazine, Crisis Chronicles Cyber Litmag, Gone Lawn 19, Meta/Phor(e)Play, Syllogism, Split Rock Review, The Woven Press, Columbia Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, The Wallace Stevens Journal, Phoebe, Murmur, Artists & Influence, and other literary journals. She has written reviews of poetry for The American Book Review and The Wallace Steven’s Journal. Her chapbook Hourglass Studies was published in 2017 by Crisis Chronicles.  Maps and Shadows, her first novel (Aquila Polonica 2010), that reads like prose poetry, won a Silver Benjamin Franklin award in 2011 in the category of Historical Fiction. Founding Editor of the e-journal of literary and visual arts, Diaphanous, she is an advocate of the finest poetry, visual art, and very short fiction she can find. She is an avid gardener; collector of antique glass, plastics, china, typewriters, and desks. Her latest passion is hip-hop poetry performance to cello accompaniment in her nightgown. Don’t mess with her. She is fierce of late.

Jennifer Juneau’s work has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes, the Million Writers Award and a Sundress Best of the Net and has appeared in journals such as the American Poetry Journal, Cafe Review, Cimarron Review, Cincinnati Review, Columbia Journal, Evergreen Review, Live Mag!, Seattle Review, Sensitive Skin, Verse Daily and elsewhere.

Her poetry collection, More Than Moon, is due out 2018 from Is a Rose Press. She lives in New York City where she is active in poetry and prose readings in Brooklyn and on the lower east side of Manhattan.

Laura Kaufman has exhibited nationally, including a solo exhibition at BAU, Beacon, NY, and numerous exhibitions in New York and New England. Her work was shown at Marquee Projects, Bellport, NY; The Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY; The Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY; University Art Museum, University of Albany; Matteawan Gallery, Beacon, NY; Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland; Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY; Biers Gallery at Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH; Field Projects Gallery, New York, NY; Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY; AIM Biennial, Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY. In 2012 She received an outdoor sculpture commission on Randall’s Island, NY as part of the First AIM Biennial and with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation. Awards and residencies include Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Artist in the Marketplace, Bronx, NY, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, and in 2008 Kaufman was named Museum Educator of the Year by the Connecticut Art Educators Association. Her work has appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Outdoor New Yorker, and the New York Daily News. She received an MFA in sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI and a BA in Studio Art from Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY. Email / Website

Fiona Legg was born in England and moved to Canada at an early age. Always interested in the arts, she has tried her hand at a wide variety of media over the years. She quit her 25-year career as an occupational therapist in December 2016 and is now a full time mixed media sculptor.  An emerging artist, in the past three years she has participated in a wide variety of exhibitions around Ontario and beyond. Her work is primarily political in nature, and consists of mixed media objects, often with a fibre component.

gary lundy poems have appeared most recently in Cleaver Magazine, In Between Hangovers, The BeZine, Fragmentarily/Meta-Phor(e)/Play, and Vallum. His chapbook, at | with was recently published by Locofo Chaps. His first book, heartbreak elopes into a kind of forgiving, was published last summer by Is A Rose Press. His new book, each room echoes absence, is forthcoming from FootHills Publishing. He is a retired English professor and queer living in Missoula, Montana.

Barbara March’s poetry and interviews appear in Dispatches, Denver Quarterly, The Missing Slate, Concis Journal, Occupoetry, Yemassee, Mudlark, Berkeley Poetry Review, Orion, Caesura, Cascadia,  Poetry Flash, The Transnational and other journals and publications. Her manuscript Here is a Woman was a finalist for the 2016 Off the Grid Prize.  She is a member of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, the Northern California Book Reviewers and co-founder of the Surprise Valley Writers’ Conference.

Joan Mazza has worked as microbiologist, psychotherapist, seminar leader, and has been a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee. She is the author of six self-help books, including Dreaming Your Real Self. Her poetry has appeared in Potomac Review, Rattle, Slipstream, The MacGuffin, Mezzo Cammin, and The Nation. She ran away from Florida hurricanes to be surprised by the earthquakes and tornadoes of rural central Virginia, where she writes poetry and does fabric and paper art. Website.

Leslie McGrath has been called “an oral historian of the alienated” by critic Grace Cavalieri. She is the author of two full-length poetry collections Opulent Hunger, Opulent Rage (Main St Rag, 2009), and Out from the Pleiades (Jaded Ibis, 2014), and two chapbooks. McGrath’s third collection, Feminists Are Passing from Our Lives, will be published in the spring of 2018 by The Word Works. Winner of the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry and the Gretchen Warren Prize from the New England Poetry Club, she has been awarded residencies at Hedgebrook and the Vermont Studio Center, as well as funding from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts and the Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation. McGrath’s poems and interviews have been published widely, including in Agni, Poetry magazine, The Academy of American Poets, The Writer’s Chronicle, and The Yale Review. She teaches creative writing at Central Connecticut State University.

Thylias Moss, multiracial Professor Emerita at the University of Michigan is the author of 13 books including the romance novel, New Kiss Horizon, about her time with Thomas Robert Higginson, also a poet. Poems they wrote together in their extensive collaborations have been published in the Fiddlehead of Canada, and the Wayne State Literary Review, among other journals.  He has taught poetry at various colleges in his extensive travels.  He knows the world.  And their combined knowledge and interest in connecting with more manifests in a poetry of interwoven lines and thoughts.   She has received numerous awards and honors, including two nominations for the National Book Critics Circle Award, a MacArthur “genius” Fellowship, frequent appearances in the Best American Poetry series, and an NEA grant, to name a few. She is retired and at work on a book to her father who died in 1980.  She loves the world and all that populates it. She developed “Limited Fork Theory” and has made websites dedicated to this notion of making, and sharing, especially The Mid Hudson Taffy Company

Nod Ghosh‘s work features in various New Zealand and international publications. Further details.

Jennifer Peterson holds an MFA in poetry from Albertus Magnus College. Her poems have appeared in Pembroke Magazine, Cumberland River Review, and Apeiron Review. She lives in Oxford, MS with her husband and two daughters.

Michelle Reale is an Associate Professor at Arcadia University. She holds an MFA in poetry. She is the author of9 collections of poetry including the forthcoming Confini: Poems of Refugees in Sicily, 2018 (Cervena Barva Press) and Behold My Laminate Life (Big Table Books,) 2018. She is the founding Editor-in-Chief of Ovunque Siamo: New Italian-American Writing and the Book Reviews Editor of the Rag Queen Periodical.

tree riesener is the author of Sleepers Awake, a collection of short fiction, winner of the Eludia Award from Hidden River Arts, published by Sowilo Press.  In addition, she has written a collection of poetry inspired by astronomy, The Hubble Cantos (Aldrich Press), and a collection of ekphrastic poetry, EK (Cervena Barva Press). Her chapbook Angel Fever will be published in 2017 by Ravenna Press as part of their Triple series, and her collection entitled Quodlibet will be published in 2017 by Diaphanous Press. Tree has published poetry and prose in numerous literary magazines. Her achievements include three first prizes for fiction at the Philadelphia Writers Conference, finalist for Black Lawrence Press’s Hudson Prize, finalist in PANK magazine’s Fiction Chapbook Contest, the William Van Wert Fiction Award, the semi-finalist in the Pablo Neruda Competition, three short stories staged in the Writing Aloud Series of InterAct Theatre, Philadelphia, a Hawthornden Fellowship at Hawthornden Castle, Scotland, and three poetry chapbooks: Liminalog, a collection of ghazals and sijo, Inscapes, poems of interior landscapres, and Angel Poison, views on contemporary life. She is former Managing Editor of the Schuylkill Valley Journal and former Contributing Editor to The Ghazal Page. Her webpage is here; she is on Facebook and Twitter, and she loves to hear from readers.

Kate Roberts, originally from North Wales, lives as a nomadic freelance theatre practitioner, educator, and writer. Kate’s first play, ‘Hacked Off’, is a darkly comic tale of a woman’s revenge.  Since its debut at The Crown, Denbigh in 2005 she has performed the play at venues in North Wales, the Republic of Ireland and Crete. Kate has performed her poems at poetry slams and events on many occasions at various locations. In recent years Kate has focused on working as a theatre practitioner providing drama-based corporate training courses for companies and organizations, as well as teaching English through Drama in the UAE and Greece. Kate is currently working on a poetry collection – ‘Domain’, three flash plays – ‘The Rebecca Syndrome’, ‘Bliss’ and ‘Nuts’, and a series of erotic short stories – ‘The Adventures of V V Wilde.’

Jack Ryan comes from the land of Billy Joel and Glassjaw and now works across the Sound managing a substance abuse clinic. His fiction has appeared in Ghost Town, Sex and Murder, and Chicago Quarterly Review. He hopes that micro-fiction will prevent the digital age from destroying the collective imagination.

Mark Savage is an English artist who takes photographs and paints on his iPad to relax—usually with a few beers, in an English pub or bistro in Paris, where he visits often. Then he posts his art on facebook to see what the world thinks.

Chris Stroffolino is an American poet, writer, musician, critic, performer, author of 12 books of poetry and prose, and best known for working alongside Steve Malkmus and David Berman on The Silver Jews American Water album (1998 Drag City). Stroffolino, (born in Reading, Pennsylvania March 20, 1963) attended Albright College, Temple University and Bard College, The University of Massachusetts Amherst, before receiving a PhD at Suny-Albany with a dissertation on William Shakespeare in 1998.

John Swain lives in Louisville, Kentucky. He has published two book-length collections of poetry: Ring the Sycamore Sky (Red Paint Hill) and Under the Mountain Born (Least Bittern Books) as well as the chapbooks White Vases (Crisis Chronicles) and Rain and Gravestones (Crisis Chronicles). He was a featured poet in OCT TONGUE 1 (Crisis Chronicles). His work has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net.

John Sweet sends greeting from the rural wastelands of upstate New York.  He is a firm believer in writing as catharsis, in painting as ascension and in the need to continuously search for an unattainable and constantly evolving absolute truth. His latest poetry collections are APPROXIMATE WILDERNESS (2016 Flutter Press) and BASTARD FAITH (2017 Scars Publications).

Paulette Claire Turcotte is an author, visionary and outsider poet and artist. Her art has been exhibited in Ottawa, Hull, Toronto, Curve Lake, Peterborough, and in Salmon Arm and Victoria, B.C.  She has been involved in the arts for more than 40 years and her poetry and art have been published in numerous journals and anthologies in print and online, as well as video. Forthcoming works: What the Dead Want, a book of poetry; Then I Shall Have a Name: the memory project – experimental poetry, prose, and art. Her latest hybrid artworks are the results of years of combining techniques and experiments as well as her many years of experience in painting and drawing.

Andrew Turman is “Touched by Fire,” in the immortal words of Kay Redifield Jameson. Just another bipolar artist. He is not that bad and attests that he is evolving. He has a page dedicated to his art: W. A. Turman. Check it out and become a fan!

Alice Steer Wilson’s, (1926-2001) first love was portraiture. Trained at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, her plein air watercolors of Cape May New Jersey’s renaissance in the 1970s-80s brought her fame. She studied the light and captured the landscape and historic buildings, which were published as prints and notecards beginning in 1977. Her work is collected internationally and cataloged in the award-winning visual biography, Alice Steer Wilson: Light, Particularly,  by Janice Wilson Stridick. Steer’s self-portrait first appeared in her daughter’s book. The portrait also appears with the poem Mother’s Self-Portrait with Hair by Janice Wilson Stridick in the book Extraordinary Gifts: Remarkable Women of the Delaware Valley, 2014 by PS Books.

For more of her work visit South Bound Press.

Steve Yau is a Connecticut resident who enjoys cycling and photography, a hobby that turned into his passion. He has photographed bicycle races and weddings in the New England area since 2001. He also enjoys cooking and appreciates the art of holography.


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