John Thomas Allen is a 29 year old poet from Albany, NY. His numerousness in poetry magazines of late has been very numerous. He has been featured in "The Adirondack Review", "Otholiths", and a chapbook of his poems, "The Other Guy", was released from CrisisChronicles Press in August 2012. He would like to thank David Shapiro and John Burroughs for their indispensable advice and friendship.
Allen Ashley is a writer, editor, poet, tutor and critical reader. He has featured many times in "Sein Und Werden" over the years and was the special guest editor for "The Unnatural World" issue. He is currently editing "The Alchemy Press Book of Astrologica" for Alchemy Press - an anthology of astrologically themed stories. He is also the sole judge for the British Fantasy Short Story Competition 2013. www.allenashley.com
Elaine Booth-Leigh lives in Wigan. Her poems have appeared in a number of anthologies including the Best of Manchester Poets 2 and 3. Elaine runs the Wigan Stanza group and regularly organises events at the Leigh and Wigan Words Festival.
Michael Brandonisio was born in Italia but learned to boogie in the USA. He presently lives in Brooklyn, NY. His written and visual work has appeared in assorted places on the world wide web.
Gary Budgen grew up and lives in London. He has had about twenty or so stories published in magazines and short story anthologies including Interzone, Dark Horizons and the Where Are We Going anthology from Eibonvale press. He is a member of Clockhouse London Writers. He can be found at http://garybudgen.wordpress.com/
Gonzalo Canedo was born on the 25th of December 1979 in A Coruna, a Galician city in Spain by the seacoast of the Atlantic Ocean, in the Europeans land's end. He dreams of wild reeds and rivers.
Cecelia Chapman is an artist working in film, writing and visual media. Black Love Letters with Jeff Crouch, from the Mail Art Dossier, at ceceliachapman.com.
After a few years in the planning, Clockhouse London Writers was officially formed by Allen Ashley in Autumn 2012 as an advanced writing group for those focusing on science fiction, fantasy and horror. The group's secret aim is to infiltrate and take over every genre publication. First target - "The BFS Journal" - published CLW's "6Word Stories" in its recent issue. Clockhouse London Writers who collaborated on this story for "Sein" are: Allen Ashley, Madeleine Beresford, Gary Budgen, Mark Lewis, David Turnbull, Nick Wood and Sandra Unerman.Website: http://clockhouselondonwriters.wordpress.com/
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B. Drew Collier believes the world is a text. Everything--sun stabbing sideways into your eyes on your way to work, that unexplainable bruise on your leg, dirty dishwater burbling down the drain--spells out a secret that would take our breath, if we weren't too tired to read it.
Juliet Cook's poetry has appeared within Arsenic Lobster, Barn Owl Review, Menacing Hedge, PEEP/SHOW, Ping Pong and many more print and online sources. She is the editor/publisher of Blood Pudding Press (print) and Thirteen Myna Birds (online). Juliet's first full-length poetry book, 'Horrific Confection' was published by BlazeVOX. She also has oodles of published poetry chapbooks, most recently including FONDANT PIG ANGST (Slash Pine Press), Tongue Like a Stinger (Wheelhouse), POST-STROKE (Blood Pudding Press for Dusie Kollektiv 5), Thirteen Designer Vaginas (Hyacinth Girl Press) and her newest 2013 offering, POISONOUS BEATYSKULL LOLLIPOP, published by Grey Book Press. You may find out more at www.JulietCook.weebly.com
Jeff Crouch blogs here: http://nothingandinsight.blogspot.com/
Scott Devon's a British poet, with an MA in Creative Writing. He's the organiser of the neo:anthology project, which has published writers like Howie Good and George Szirtes. Scott's work explores duality, attempting to understand ambivalence. His work's been published in Origami Poetry, Stepaway, Epicentre and Egg Poetry.
Didizuka is a French artist who lives in Brussels (Belgium). She loves drawing, creating short animated movies and many other things. She has created animated videos advertising comics for various publishers and she has worked on the animation part of "Le Rat Bleu" - a special show that included music, stage performance and animation. Her greatest passion is drawing comic books. Up to now, most of her work has appeared in fanzines, but she is currently working on a comic series project with her friend Sissy Pantelis.
Laura M. Forgie is a visual artist living in Cedar Falls, Iowa. She graduated with her BFA from the University of Northern Iowa in 2011. She currently holds a day job as a Line Service Technician at an airport. There she mostly fuels various aircraft and has learned to drive stick-shift. In her off time she creates works of art which express the carnage and death inherent to human nature through the use of abstract photography. www.lamifo.wix.com/arts
Kristin Fouquet writes and photographs from lovely New Orleans. She is the author of Twenty Stories (Rank Stranger Press, 2009) and Rampart & Toulouse (Rank Stranger Press, 2011). You are invited to visit her humble virtual abode, Le Salon, at the web address http://kristin.fouquet.cc
Avital Gad-Cykman was born and raised in Israel and is living now in Brazil. Her work has won awards and been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. It has also been anthologized in story collections and published in print in magazines such as The Literary Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Glimmer Train and McSweeney`s. Many of her stories have been featured online in Salon.com, Matter Press, Per Contra and elsewhere. She is working now on a non-fiction project and on her
second fiction book.
Martin Heavisides is a contributing editor to Linnet's Wings; recently published his first novel, Undermind; one of his seven full length plays, Empty Bowl, was given a live reading by The Living Theatre in New York (and published in Linnet's Wings (Summer 2008). Mad Hatter's Review, Gambara, Cella's Round Trip, Journal of Compressed Creativity and FRIGG are also among the sane and sensible journals that have accepted his work. www.movingpicturewrites.com
Paul Hostovsky is the author of four books of poetry, most recently Hurt Into Beauty (FutureCycle Press, 2012). His poems have won a Pushcart Prize and two Best of the Net Awards. To read more of his work, visit him at www.paulhostovsky.com
A.J. Huffman is a poet and freelance writer in Daytona Beach, Florida. She has previously published six collections of poetry all available on Amazon.com. She has also published her work in numerous national and international literary journals. Most recently, she has accepted the position as editor for four online poetry journals for Kind of a Hurricane Press (www.kindofahurricanepress.com). Find more about A.J. Huffman, including additional information and links to her work at http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000191382454 and https://twitter.com/#!/poetess222
Rhys Hughes is tired of talking about himself. If you liked his story you can track down his other work easily enough. If you didn't, you don't have to.
Saul Hughes: Welsh writer living in France, poetry blog http://saulspoems.wordpress.com
Nicole L. Ivins lives and works in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her professional and personal interests include psychotherapy, philosophy, and film.
Mat Joiner lives near Birmingham. His stories and poems have appeared in Never Again, Not One Of Us, and Strange Horizons.
Mark Howard Jones has had dozens of short stories published on both sides of the Atlantic. His novella 'The Garden Of Doubt On The Island Of Shadows' (ISMs Press, 2006) drew praise from Ray Bradbury. He is also the author of two collections - 'Songs From Spider Street' (Screaming Dreams, 2010) and 'Brightest Black' (which is due out later this year). He lives in Cardiff, the capital of Wales.
paul kavanagh lives in charlotte.
Bob Lock was born on the Gower Peninsular, Wales, back in the Dark Ages when there were no computers, televisions or FTL spaceships. (Ok, there still aren't any FTLs whilst writing this, but who knows how long this bio might be around?) Previously published in anthologies such as: Cold Cuts 1&2, Cone Zero, Cerne Zoo, Null Immortalis, Holiday of the Dead, A Clockwork Orchard - Rivets & Rain. He also has written the novellas: They Feed On Flesh, A Cloud of Madness, Eclectic Sheep That Androids Never Dreamed Of and the novels Flames of Herakleitos and The Empathy Effect.
Ellaraine Lockie is a widely published and awarded poet who serves as Poetry Editor for the lifestyles magazine, Lilipoh.
Adam Lowe is a writer, publisher and creative producer from Leeds, UK. He currently lives in Manchester. In 2013, he was LGBT History Month Poet Laureate. In 2012, he was Olympic Poet for Yorkshire and Writer-in-Residence at Leeds Kirkgate Market. His pamphlet Precocious was a reader nomination for the Guardian First Book Award.
Rachel McGladdery is a poet living and writing in rural Lancashire, she regularly performs at live literature events around the North West and has both poetry and reviews widely published online, in anthologies, most recently the soon to be launched'Sculpted' and also in magazines. She won the Lennon Poet 2010 competition, awarded by Carol Ann Duffy.
David McLean is from Wales but has lived in Sweden since 1987. He lives there with partner, dogs and cats. In addition to six chapbooks, McLean is the author of three full-length poetry collections: CADAVER'S DANCE (Whistling Shade Press, 2008), PUSHING LEMMINGS (Erbacce Press, 2009), and LAUGHING AT FUNERALS (Epic Rites Press, 2010). His first novel HENRIETTA REMEMBERS is coming in 2014. More information about David McLean can be found at his blog http://mourningabortion.blogspot.com/
Yarrow Paisley lives in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, USA. His fiction has appeared previously in Sein und Werden, as well as a host of other venues, including the recent anthologies Dadaoism (Chômu Press), Bibliotheca Fantastica (Dagan Books), and For When the Veil Drops (West Pigeon Press). Consult yarrowpaisley.com for more information.
Sissy Pantelis writes fantasy- comics and prose. Her short stories have been published in Greece, France, UK, US. Currently, she is mainly working on graphic novels with various publishing houses in France, US and in the UK..
Brent Powers has worked at drayage, prestidigitation, and espionage, among other things. He served under Lord Mukpo in the Dorge Kasung, seeing action in Colorado and Berkeley. It was Alan Ginsberg who told him he could write if he wanted to but wondered why. With this encouragement he published a novel, The Dog's Tooth, which has been read by some people. He is best known for his stories. Also he juggles.
Rachel Rodman is a scientist, living in North Carolina. She's been published in LabLit, PANK, and The Human Genre Project.
Jason E. Rolfe is a writer of speculative and absurd fiction. His stories and essays have appeared in numerous online and print venues including Wormwood, Sein und Werden, The Willows, and The Absent Willow Review. Jason co-edited the anthology Fear of the Dark in 2011, and saw the publication of his novella Synthetic Saints in 2012. For the past five years he has reviewed, essayed and interviewed books, fellow authors, editors and publishers at Bibliomancy www.jasonrolfe.blogspot.com
Nelly Sanchez is a French collagist since 10 years. She's publishing very often in the American review MungBeing and the French one Temporel. In 2013, she illustrated Le Falaise était nue, written by B. Baritaud. In 2012, some of her artworks were showed at the AAB gallery at Paris, during the exhibition titled "Femmes/hommes, les stéréotypes à l'oeuvre".
Paul Sands born in 1962 in Erdington, but raised close to the River Trent in Nottingham, now lives and attempts to work in Lincolnshire. He self published his first collection of poetry, Ego...Ergo, in June 2012 and has work published in various journals and anthologies.
Tom Sheehan served in the 31st Infantry Regiment, Korea 1951. Books are Epic Cures; Brief Cases, Short Spans; A Collection of Friends; From the Quickening. EBooks include Korean Echoes, Distinguished Military Award nomination and The Westering, National Book Award nomination. Newest eBook, from DanseMacabre/Lazarus/Anvil, 2013, is Murder at the Forum, an NHL mystery novel.
Janet Snell studied painting with the late Ed Dugmore at MICA, and has shown and published her work widely. She is the author of Flytrap and other books of art and poetry, and she paints semi-realistic portraits on commission.
Elmore Snoody is 38 and in School. This particular poem is derived from The Jesus Lizard's Then Comes Dudley.
Kerry Swift is a surrealist artist working primarily in oils. Her inspiration is her own damage and desperation, she also finds it impossible to write about herself in the third person. Currently exhibiting at the Horsham Museum, Horsham, west Sussex.
Steve Toase lives in North Yorkshire, England and occasionally Munich, Germany. His stories tend towards the unsettling and unreal, dealing with revenge, loss, faery, chess playing bears and ancient gods. In his writing Steve explores the places where other worlds seep into ours. His work has appeared in publications such as Jabberwocky Magazine, Sein und Werden, Cafe Irreal, streetcake magazine, Weaponizer and nthPosition.www.stevetoase.co.uk
Roberta Chloe Verdant currently resides in Devon in the UK, where she teaches creative writing workshops. She likes dance, the woods, Shamanism, and fairy tale witches. For more of her writing visit "Mung Being."
Nicole Votta is a writer and part-time insomniac and gardener.
Gordon White lives in New York. His work has appeared in Danse Macabre, Shadow Road Quarterly, Curio Poetry, and Parody Poetry Journal. In another life, he works in the legal field. All of this mashes together at his blog www.grizzlyspectacles.com
S.J. Yuan is a writer from New Jersey. His work has appeared in Madhatlit.com. He can be found online at https://plus.google.com/u/0/117085944093322996451/posts