Allen Ashley works as a creative writing tutor, with five groups running across north London including Clockhouse London Writers. His most recent book is as editor of "Creeping Crawlers" (Shadow Publishing, 2015) and his next book will be an updated revision of his novel "The Planet Suite" (Eibonvale Press, 20160. He is the judge for the British Fantasy Society Short Story Competition.www.britishfantasysociety.org/the-bfs-short-story-competition-2016/ . He is delighted to be a regular contributor to "Sein und Werden".

Hugh Behm-Steinberg's prose can be found in The Fabulist, *82 Review, Gone Lawn and Gigantic. His short story "Taylor Swift" won the 2015 Barthelme Prize from Gulf Coast. He is a member of the non-ranked faculty collective bargaining team at California College of the Arts in San Francisco.

Robert Beveridge makes noise (xterminal.bandcamp.com) and writes poetry just outside Cleveland, OH. Recent/upcoming appearances in Chiron Review, Riverrun, and Third Wednesday, among others.

Dmitry Borshch
was born in Dnepropetrovsk, studied in Moscow, today lives in New York.  His drawings and sculptures have been exhibited at the National Arts Club (New York), Brecht Forum (New York), ISE Cultural Foundation (New York), the State Russian Museum (Saint Petersburg).

Clockhouse London Writers
is an advanced science fiction / fantasy writing group established by Allen Ashley in October 2012. Collaborative work by the group has been published in the anthology "Masks", "The British Fantasy Society Journal", "Tales" magazine and many previous issues of "Sein und Werden". Please address any membership enquiries to Allen Ashley on clockhouselondonwriters@hotmail.co.uk

B. Drew Collier
enjoys warping the nostalgia of vintage advertising into subtle horror that betrays the insidious nature of corporate marketing.

Paul Edward Costa
is a Canadian writer who has published in publications such as "Timber Journal", "Entropy", "Emerge Literary Journal", "The J.J. Outre Review", "Songs of Eretz Poetry Review", "Alien Mouth", "Talking Book" and others. He has work forthcoming in "Literary Orphans Journal". Visit him online

PT Davidson
is originally from New Zealand, although he has spent the past 24 years living abroad in Japan, the UK, Turkey and the UAE. He currently lives in Dubai. His poetry has appeared in Otoliths, BlazeVOX, streetcake, After the Pause, and Sein und Werden. He has poems forthcoming in Clockwise Cat, Futures Trading, Your One Phone Call, Tip of the Knife and foam:e. His first book of poetry, seven, is due out soon.

Phil Doran
blogs at
thespaghettifaction.blogspot.com/. He lives on a narrowboat. He narrowly escaped fame as a stand-up comedian by performing inappropriate verse. Latterly, dense poetic prose and lyrical excursions with live and recorded music via The Spaghetti Faction, The Pastafarians and as Magic Phil with Marmalade Atkins. He wants to transcend the boundaries of third person narrative and pack his ego into something more post-modern and minimalist.

Gregg Dotoli
studied English at Seton Hall University and enjoys living in the NYC area. He is a white hat hacker, but his first love is the Arts. His poems can be found on Bewildering Stories, Down in the Dirt, Poetry Superhighway, Quail Bell and Other publications.

Nigel Ford
- British, started writing age 14. Since he was 16 has survived by means of various art forms, mostly writing, drawing and painting. Published a collection of short stories (One Dog Barking 2012) and a novel (The Dust Lady 2014). All being well, his second novel (The Avant Garde Duck) will be published during 2016. He is now trying to produce a play, organise an experimental book fair and complete an art show for July.

Esther Greenleaf Murer
is an octagenarian relic of the twentieth century. She has been featured poet in KIN and The Centrifugal Eye. Her first collection, Unglobed fruit, appeared in 2011. Someday she will update her blog

Robert F. Gross
is currently hiding out in Rochester, NY, USA. How long that will last is anybody's guess. He's recently had pieces appear in Local Nomad, Anti-Heroin Chic, and The Syzygy Poetry Journal.

Martin Heavisides is the author of eight full length plays, one, Empty Bowl, published in The Linnet's Wings and given a live reading by Living Theatre in New York), two one acts and a good number of ten minute plays; short stories, flash fiction, poetry, which has been published in Sein Und Werden, The Linnet's Wings, FRiGG, Mad Hatter's Review, Pure Slush, Journal of Compressed Creativity among others. He has published one novella length collection of interlinked flash fiction and poetry, Undermind.

Tom Holmes is the founding editor of Redactions: Poetry & Poetics, and author of seven collections of poetry, most recently The Cave, which won The Bitter Oleander Press Library of Poetry Book Award for 2013. His writings about wine, poetry book reviews, and poetry can be found at his blog, The Line Break: thelinebreak.wordpress.com/. Follow him on Twitter: @TheLineBreak

John Huey'
s student work of the 60's-70's was influenced first by Bob Dylan, Yeats, Ginsberg and Thomas and then by teachers in Vermont such as John Irving at Windham College and William Meredith at Bread Loaf. After many years of work and travel abroad  he returned to the United States and to writing poetry in 2011. Recently he has had poems presented by Poetry Quarterly and in the "Temptation" anthology published in London by Lost Tower Publications. His poems will soon be in an anthology entitled "Shattered" to be issued by Kind of a Hurricane Press

Rachel Kendall
edits chiefly, parents singly, works bookishly and writes when-she-can-shly.

Paul Mann
is a writer/artist/woodworker/bike builder living in Northern California with his lovely wife, energetic and beautiful daughter, and loyal canine. He is working on a short story collection about his home state of Florida.  His stories have appeared in The Farallon Review, Susurrus, Sunken Lines, CrimeSpree, The Saturnalian, and Sacramento News & Review, as well as Stories on Stage Sacramento and Davis.  His other work can be viewed at

Like John who gone to Indiana, ain't never coming home, Jeffrey Metzger is blue as a robin's egg, brown as a hog.

Jess Mize
is a blonde-haired surfer girl from South Carolina. Her favourite author is Stephen King. Vampire Weekend three albums in stores now.

Stephenson Muret
lives and writes in southern California. His plays, stories, essays and poems have appeared in scores of publications, touching virtually all genres.

Rich Murphy's
credits include books Americana Prize Americana 2013 winner his third book by The Institute for American Studies and Popular Culture, an institute committed to creative writers as creators of culture and recorders of crucial ideas and important cultural moments. Voyeur 2008 Gival Press Poetry Award (Gival Press), and The Apple in the Monkey Tree 2007 (Codhill Press); chapbooks, Great Grandfather (Pudding House Press), Family Secret (Finishing Line Press), Hunting and Pecking (Ahadada Books), Rescue Lines (Right Hand Pointing),  Phoems for Mobile Vices (BlazeVox) and Paideia (Aldrich Press).

Subashini Navaratnam
lives in Selangor, Malaysia and has published poetry and prose in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, Mascara Literary Review, Poetika Malaysia, Aesthetix, Sein und Werden, minor literature[s], Anak Sastra, and Jaggery. Her writings on books have appeared in The Star (Malaysia), Pop Matters, 3:AM Magazine and Full Stop and she has published nonfiction in MPH's anthology, Sini Sana and Buku Fixi's ebook, Semangkuk INTERLOK as well as fiction in KL Noir: Yellow. She tweets at @SubaBat.

Ken Poyner's
latest collection of short, wiry fiction, "Constant Animals", can be obtained, digital or paperback. He often serves as strange, bewildering eye-candy at his wife's power lifting affairs, where she is one of the most celebrated female power lifters of all time.  His poetry of late has been sunning in "Analog", "Asimov's", "Poet Lore", "The Kentucky Review"; and his fiction has yowled in "Spank the Carp", "Red Truck", "Café Irreal", "Bellows American Review". More to come.

Joeseph Pravda
Born Brooklyn, NY, US Government Attorney during Watergate, when he 'Felt' uneasy about governments, and laws; later, public company CEO, lobbyist, now, multimedia artist, published produced playwright (paid royalties), columnist for leading magazines; a cancer survivor, he retired, on doctors orders, from business & lobbying; self-taught in visual arts, his paintings have been published & exhibited as well as included in a national touring exhibition as well as several multimedia exhibitions in NY and other venues. Published diversity author via major university, winning Finalist in Stymie Magazine's 1st annual collector cards edition. Invitee, 2nd & 3rd Annual 'Slice' magazine Literary Writers Conference; Lifetime Guest Artist @ Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts via 2006 Playwriting Intensives (invitation only). In short, his work's been....paged, framed, screened & staged .>))

I.B. Rad
is a New York City poet, much of whose work is accessible on the net. His latest book, "Dancing at the Abyss," was published by Scars Publications and Design in 2015.

Mark Antony Rossi's
poetry, criticism, fiction and photography have appeared in The Antigonish Review, Another Chicago Review, Bareback Magazine, Black Heart Review, Collages & Bricolages,  Enclave, Expound, GloMag, Gravel, Flash Fiction, Japanophile, On The Rusk, Purple Patch, Scrivener Creative Review, Sentiment Literary Journal, The Sacrificial ,Wild Quarterly and Yellow Chair Review.

For around ten years, Nelly Sanchez has been making cut-outs. She has been published in journals such as Mung Being, Temporel... She has also participed in exhibitions : in 2012, at Paris -"Femmes/Hommes. Stéréotypes à l'oeuvre", galerie ABB (Belleville, Paris)-, in 2013, at Pézenas (Hérault, France) and in 2014 at Mestre (Italia) - "Quand saro più grande", La Casa della Renna- and Dieppe (Seine-Maritime, France). She has also illustrated writings like La Falaise était nue (Bernard Baritaud). Her artwork can be seen at www.nellysanchez.fr/

David Starkey served as Santa Barbara's 2009-2010 Poet Laureate, and he is Director of the Creative Writing Program at Santa Barbara City College and the Editor and Publisher of Gunpowder Press.  He has published seven full-length collections of poetry, most recently It Must Be Like the World (Pecan Grove, 2011), Circus Maximus (Biblioasis, 2013) and Like a Soprano (Serving House, 2014), an episode-by-episode re-visioning of The Sopranos TV series.

Gregg Williard's
fiction, essays and visual art have appeared in Moebius, Wisconsin Academy Journal, Diagram, decomP and The Collagist, among others. His drawings have been shown in numerous gallery, print and on-line venues. For the past 18 years he's been the producer, writer and on-air host of "Fiction Jones" on WORT FM radio in Madison, Wisconsin, combining his and others' stories with self-created soundscapes. He is the coordinator of Refugee Services at the non-profit Literacy Network, teaching ESL to refugees from Bhutan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Burma. He is presently at work on a graphic novel.