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Istvan, Michael
M. A. ISTVAN JR., an addict of the TV sitcom Night Court, will always be surrounded with people and substances of ill repute. He does have a steady day job, however. A soap and lotion peddler on Jamaica Avenue in Queens, he is the man calling out “Shea Butter Butter, Blaaaack Soap.” His work has been criticized for its almost single-minded focus on equestrian themes, its lack of allegorical quality, and its overreaching fidelity to his artistic and intellectual precedents. Visit his page at
Iuppa, M.J.
M.J. Iuppa is the Director of the Visual and Performing Arts Minor Program and Lecturer in Creative Writing at St. John Fisher College; and since 2000 to present, is a part time lecturer in Creative Writing at The College at Brockport. Since 1986, she has been a teaching artist, working with students, K-12, in Rochester, NY, and surrounding area. She has three full length poetry collections, most recently Small Worlds Floating (2016) as well as Within Reach (2010) both from Cherry Grove Collect
Iuppa, Suzanne
Suzanne Iuppa is a poet, community worker and filmmaker living in North Wales. She is a Welsh language learner and has been learning how to write englynion in English first... then in Welsh!
Izzo, Joseph
Joe Izzo lives in California, nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada with his wife Lara and 3 of 5 children. While she raises the children and tends to the small farm, he works as a Civil Engineer for a local power company. Joe's work been published in Z-Composition and Wilderness House Literary Review.
Jackson, Jennifer Ruth
Jackson V, Arthur
Arthur Jackson V has been an SCC student since fall 2009, and received an AA in Fine Arts 2-D in 2013. Arthur hopes to transfer to pursue a major in fashion design, and minor in creative witting and linguistics. Arthur was previously published in the 2012 issue of the Suisun Valley Review as the Honorable Mention, and returned to SVR as an editor for the 2014 issue.
Jacobs, Simon
Simon Jacobs attends a frustratingly small college in the Midwest. His short fiction has appeared in Monkeybicycle and is forthcoming in Do Hookers Kiss?
Jacobsen, Mary Elder
Mary Elder Jacobsens poetry has appeared in GMR Online, The Cincinnati Review, The Antioch Review, The Greensboro Review, and other venues. She lives with her husband and son in rural North Calais, Vermont, where she works from home as an editor, soaks up the woods and waters around them, and rejuvenates their old house on a lake. She holds an MFA from UNC-Greensboro and an MA from The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.
Clarissa Jakobsons poems and artist books are published and exhibited worldwide: including The Hawaii Pacific Review, Denvers Abecedarium Gallery, Cleveland Museum of Art Ingalls Library, Morgan Conservatory, Beck Center, Cuyahoga Community College, the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, etc. Recently, she enjoyed a Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center residency, as well as a solo art show at Western Reserve Academy. She also instructs various Art, Writing, and Bookmaking classes. Twice-feat
James, Alexander
Jamieson, Patrick
A three line poem about the little idiosyncrasies that collapse the tallest towers.
Jarmick, Christopher J.
Christopher J. Jarmick is a NorthWest poetry activist who organizes, hosts and publicizes readings and events involving local and nationally known writers and poets. His latest poetry collection Not Aloud from MoonPath Press will be available in September of 2015. His blog is PoetryIsEverything (google it).
Jastermsky, Peter
Peter Jastermskys haiku and senryu have been featured Under the Basho, Failed Haiku, Hedgerow, among other journals. His haibun have been published in Contemporary Haiku Online, Haibun Today and KYSO Flash. Peter works as a licensed counselor and lives in California with his family, their cat and horse.
Jenkins, Fiona
Jett, Luther
W. Luther Jett is a native of Montgomery County, Maryland, and recently completed his first novel. His poetry has been published in numerous journals, including The GW Review, ABRAXAS, Beltway, Innisfree, and Main Street Rag. His poetry performance piece, Flying to America, debuted at the 2009 Capital Fringe Festival in Washington D.C. He was also a winner in the 2011 Moving Words Poetry competition in Arlington, VA. Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this work.

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