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
W. C. Bamberger's fourth novel, A Light Like Ida Lupino , will be published in the spring of 2014. He is currently finishing up a translation of Emil Szittya's Die Haschischfilms des Zoellner Henri Rousseau und Tatyana Joukof mischt die Karten (1916). He lives in Michigan, USA.
James Bradley is an artist & writer living in Brooklyn, New York. His paintings & drawings have been exhibited at Robert Berman Gallery in Santa Monica, CA, Triple Base Gallery in San Francisco, CA & Maniac Gallery in Oakland, CA. His poems have appeared in Caliban Online, Gone Lawn, BLACK&WHITE, and elsewhere. He received his MFA from the California College of the Arts in 2009.
Jacob Budenz is a writer, performing artist, and occasional witch living part-time in Madrid and full time in Baltimore. He is fluent in Spanglish, proficient in Spanish, and dabbles in Yiddish in his free time.
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.
Alexis Child hails from Toronto, Canada; horror in its purest form: A calculated crime both against the aspirations of the soul and affections of the heart. She worked at a Call Crisis Centre befriending demons of the mind that roam freely amongst her writings. She lived with a Calico-cat child sleuthing all that went bump in the night & is haunted by the memory of her cat. She is currently signed to Nostilevo Records. Her fiction has been featured in The House of Pain, Lost Souls, Screams of Terror, Sinistercity, SpecFicWorld.com, The Official Nephilim Site, and U.K.'s Dark Of Night Magazine. Her poetry has been featured in numerous online and print publications, including Black Petals, Blood Moon Rising, Estronomicon eZine, Death Head Grin, Midnight Lullabies Anthology, Sein und Werden, The Horror Zine, and elsewhere. Visit her website: http://www.angelfire.com/poetry/alexischild/
Clockhouse London Writers was officially founded by Allen Ashley in October 2012 as an advanced writing group specialising in the science fiction, fantasy, slipstream and horror fields. Since then, members of the group have placed work in various anthologies, magazines and web-zines. Collaborative work has been published in "The BFS Journal" and "Sein und Werden - Exquisite Corpse". Writers contributing to this submission are, in alphabetical order: Allen Ashley, Aditya Ashok, Gary Budgen, Sarah Doyle, Tom Husband, Mark Lewis, David McGroarty, Gary Power, David Turnbull and Sandra Unerman
B. Drew Collier has never set fire to a vinyl LP but does know why 7-inch 45's have large holes in their centers.
Patrick Cosgrove lives in Nunhead, South East London, because the name appeals to him. His motto is "everybody is precisely the same distance from death as me." He has had fiction and poetry published in Cafe Irreal and The Ghazal Page.
David R. Cravens received his undergraduate degree in philosophy at the University of Missouri and his master's degree in English literature from Southeast Missouri State University. He was the recipient of the 2008 Saint Petersburg Review Prize in Poetry, the 2011 Bedford Poetry Prize, and was a finalist for Ohio State University's The Journal William Allen Creative Nonfiction Contest. His work has also appeared in Ontologica: A Journal of Art and Thought,EarthSpeak Magazine, The Houston Literary Review, Albatross Poetry Journal, The Monarch Review, The Interpreter's House, Willows Wept Review, The New Writer Magazine, The Penmen Review, Poetic Diversity, Red River Review, Liturgical Credo, The Fat City Review,and is forthcoming in Mirror Dance, Fickle Muses, and War, Literature & the Arts. He teaches composition and literature at Mineral Area College. https://www.facebook.com/david.cravens
Robert M. Detman has published fiction in the ANTIOCH REVIEW, ELIMAE, EVERGREEN REVIEW, SANTA MONICA REVIEW, SPORK PRESS, WISCONSIN REVIEW, WORD RIOT and elsewhere. His short story collection was a semi-finalist for THE HUDSON PRIZE from BLACK LAWRENCE PRESS in 2013 http://www.robertmdetman.com/
j/j hastain is a queer, mystic, seer, singer, photographer, lover, priest/ess, gender shaman and writer. As artist and activist of the audible, j/j is the author of several cross-genre books and enjoys ceremonial performances in an ongoing project regarding gender, shamanism, eros and embodiments.
Martin Heavisides is a contributing editor to Linnet's Wings (soon to publish a selection he's handpicked from the poetry of Blake with his introduction): author of a novel, Underrmind; 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. http://theevitable.blogspot.com and http://www.thelinnetswings.org/
Lynn Hoffman lives in Philadelphia. He has been a merchant seaman, teacher, chef and cab driver. He's the author of The Short Course in Beer and the forthcoming and cancerously funny Radiation Days. Mostly he just loafs and fishes.
A.J. Huffman has published six solo chapbooks and one joint chapbook through various small presses. Her seventh solo chapbook will be published in October byWriting Knights Press. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee, and the winner of the 2012 Promise of Light Haiku Contest. Her poetry, fiction, and haiku have appeared in hundreds of national and international journals, includingLabletter, The James Dickey Review, Bone Orchard, EgoPHobia, Kritya,andOfferta Speciale, in which her work appeared in both English and Italian translation. She is also the founding editor of Kind of a Hurricane Press. www.kindofahurricanepress.com
Nick Jackson's latest collection is 'The Secret Life of the Panda', Chomu Press, 2011.
Aryan Kaganof is a project of the African Noise Foundation.
Tom Leins is a disgraced ex-film critic from Paignton, UK. He is currently working on two novels: Thirsty & Miserable and All Is Swell In The Grinding Light. Get your pound of flesh at Things To Do In Devon When You're Dead
Pushcart-nominee Bruce McRae is a Canadian musician with over 700 publications, including Poetry.com and The North American Review. His first book, 'The So-Called Sonnets' is available from the Silenced Press website or via Amazon books. To hear his music and view more poems visit his website: www.bpmcrae.com or 'TheBruceMcRaeChannel' on Youtube.
Uzodinma Okehi writes and draws a zine called Blue Okoye.
(New Episode!) Blue Okoye finds himself locked in a fevered battle for inspiration as he struggles, drawing comics in his Hong Kong hotel room: http://www.marcopoloartsmag.com/Over-for-Rockwell
Dr. Piatt is the author of the poetry book, "The Silent Pond. His poetry book "Ancient Rhythms" will be released the end of 2013. He has published over 465 poems and his poem; "The Night Frog" was recently nominated for best of web 2013. His books are available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
Rob Plath is a 43-year-old poet from New York. A former student of Allen Ginsberg, his work has been widely published both nationally and internationally. He has 8 chapbooks of poetry out and 3 full-length collections, A Bellyful of Anarchy (2009), There's A Fist Dunked In Blood Beating In My Chest (2010), and Death Is Dead (2012), all published by Epic Rites Press. His first novel, Swallowtude, is due out next year. Rob also has a children's book, Hearts For Brains, and a cutting edge creative writing book, An Ax For The Frozen Sea, and both will be arriving in 2014 by Epic Rites Press. His literary radio show,Van Gogh's Ear, will premiere this month, featuring Dan Fante as the first guest.
Ken Poyner lives in the lower right hand corner of Virginia, with his power-lifter wife and a number of house animals. His 2013 e-book, "Constant Animals", unruly fictions, is available at all the usual e-book sites; buy it, and feel good about saving jobs in the brewing industry. Recent work is out in Corium, Analog Science Fiction, Spittoon, Poet Lore, Mobius and many other places. He webs at www.kpoyner.com where you can find links to purchase his book, more work, and stunning pictures of his wife lifting.
An author of Absurdist fiction, Jason E. Rolfe's recent work has appeared in Sein und Werden and The Ironic Fantastic. His Ray Bradbury-inspired short story, 'The Second to Last Night of the World' appeared (in Spanish) in miNatura. He collects far too many books, drinks far too much wine, and spends far too much time at his day job.
Quentin Savage is an American author who once ate an entire valley. In retaliation he was swallowed up by the mountains next to his river-side apartment, somewhere way on the West Coast. He came out of his coma dreaming about his brother, James, who took off during the great rock-slide, and he's been on the hunt for his face ever since. He likes to leave bread-crumbs in lit mags because his brother enjoys eating them, and it's the only way he knows how to be altruistic.
Janice D. Soderling's fiction, poetry and translations appear/are forthcoming one or several times in over a hundred literary journals, print and online, including Hobart, Literary Bohemian, Penduline Press, MiCrow, ditch, Word Riot, Flash, and 100 Word Story. Her work is found in several anthologies, most recently The Centrifugal Eye 5-year Anthology, and soon in the Leodegraunce Anthology.
Yvette Sohl graduated from Parsons The New School for Design in photography in 2004. While pursuing her degree, she had one of her images, "A New York Minute," published in New York Times Magazine in 1999. This year, her image "Hiding Behind A Mask" appeared in Sein und Werden's Summer 2013 issue and her latest work, "Erotomania," a black & white film shot in stills, has been accepted for their Fall 2013 issue. Over the past two years, Yvette's images were used for five covers of Tree Killer Ink's Fluorescent Stilts For Your Uncle magazine, as well as for the book cover of Death Is Dead by Rob Plath, 2012, all published by Epic Rites Press. In December 2013, Yvette's work will be part of the Flower Power 2013 Exhibition at 1650 Gallery in Los Angeles. She continues to photograph and produce her artwork in New York.
Lyndsay Wheble works as a Creative Writer and Researcher, writes both fiction and non-fiction, and reviews books at tolstoyismycat.com. Her piece Lizard was long-listed by the Granta-sponsored Festival of Garden Literature in June 2013, and she has work published or forthcoming in Danse Macabre, The Lowestoft Chronicle, Inkapture, The Bicycle Review, Side B Magazine and Who We Are Now, plus elsewhere. She is currently editing her first novel.
Phil Wood: Poetry is a lifestyle outside the reality of work, which is a statistics office. Recently published work can be found in London Grip and Four and Twenty.
Mark Young's most recent books are the e-book Asemic Colon from The Red Ceilings Press, & The Codicils, a 600-page selection of poems written in the past four years, out from Otoliths.
Omar ZahZah's work has appeared in such publications as Poetic Diversity, The Horror Zine, and Schlock!. "Death Went Into The Place," the first installment of Death, a webcomic on which he is collaborating with fine artist and graphic novelist Eliza Frye (and which may be viewed at www.deathcomic.com), appeared inNarrative. Several of his poems were featured in the anthology Beside The City of Angels: An Anthology of Long Beach Poetry, and his short story, "The Morning After," was featured in the anthology Suffer Eternal: Tales of the Undead. He is currently a PhD student in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Los Angeles. Love (or loathe) more of his work at www.omarzahzah.com