Specters and Contributors
Issue Fourteen Contributors
*** Some bios have been shortened. For full bios see the contributor pages in Issue 14. ***
Abdul-Qaadir Taariq Bakari-Muhammad was born, raised and currently resides in Hampton Roads, Virginia. He is an author and college graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Norfolk State University. His passion for writing began in high school where he was always into doing research for various subjects and reporting what he found. Mr. Bakari-Muhammad writes erotica, poetry, speculative, and historical fiction. Please feel free to visit his websites. http://bakarimuhammad.com He can be reached at http://firstname.lastname@example.org or https://twitter.com/Taariq757 and https://www.facebook.com/abdulqaadir.bakarimuhammad
F.J. Bergmann edits poetry for Mobius: The Journal of Social Change (mobiusmagazine.com), and imagines tragedies on or near exoplanets. Work appears in Analog, Eye to the Telescope, The Future Fire, Pulp Literature, Riddled with Arrows, and elsewhere. A Catalogue of the Further Suns won the 2017 Gold Line Press poetry chapbook contest. fjbergmann.com
Kerry E.B. Black skips through the land where George A. Romero made zombies a cultural statement. Steel runs through her veins, and bridges span rivers proverbial and actual. Please follow this First Reader for "Postcard Poems and Prose" and occasional anthology contributor at www.facebook.com, https://kerrylizblack.wordpress.com/, and https://twitter.com/BlackKerryblick
George J. Bryjak taught sociology at the University of San Diego for 24 years before moving to the Adirondack Park region of New York state with his wife, Diane. He is the co-author of four sociology textbooks and numerous scholarly articles. His one-act plays have been performed in New York, Buffalo, Los Angeles, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Providence, Denver, Tampa, Orlando and Houston. He is the author Voices From The Civil War: North and South, Men and Women, Black and White.
Tara Campbell [www.taracampbell.com] is a Washington, D.C.-based writer and an assistant fiction editor at Barrelhouse. Prior publication credits include SmokeLong Quarterly, Booth, Litbreak, Masters Review, Spelk and KZine. Her novel, TreeVolution, was released in 2016, and her collection, Circe's Bicycle, with be published in fall 2017.
Dakota Canon is a left-brained professional by day, masquerading as a right-brained artiste by night. She enjoys writing shorts, flash, and the occasional poem, and several years ago began assembling her stories into her first novel. An early draft of that novel, The Unmaking of Eden, reached the semi-finals of the AUTHORS Young Adult Novel Contest, and she received an Honorable Mention in the Writer’s Digest Annual Short Story Contest. Her short Gone Missing has been published in Seven Deadly Sins: A YA Anthology WRATH.
Kristin Garth is a poet from Pensacola who writes an inordinate amount of sonnets. You can read her sonnets and other poetry in Occulum, Infernal Ink, Anti-Heroin Chic, Fourth & Sycamore, Quail Bell, Mookychick, Digging Through the Fat and many other publications. Follow her on Twitter: @lolaandjolie or check out her published writing on Kristingarth.wordpress.com.
H.M. Hallaman has been writing novels, short stories and more for years. She graduated from Geneva College with a Bachelor of Science. H.M. Hallaman attended several writers’ conferences, and is involved in two writing groups. She lives in PA, USA. When she is not writing, she can be found reading stories and drawing.
M. Irene Hill lives on the Canadian Prairies doing good things and growing her cat collection. Her stories and poetry have been published in print anthologies and online at 365 Tomorrows, Flash Fiction Magazine, Speculative 66 and Poetry Soup, with an upcoming bite-sized flash in Serious Flash Fiction. Follow her on Twitter @_Irene_Dreams_
Linda Imbler is the Kansas-based author of the published poetry collection “Big Questions, Little Sleep.” Her poetry and flash fiction have appeared in numerous journals. Linda’s creative process and a current, complete listing of sites which have or will publish her work can be found at lindaspoetryblog.blogspot.com.
Herb Kauderer is an associate professor of English at Hilbert College, and the author of many short stories and poems including the recent mini-chapbook 'Cascade of Stardust'. His writing has been nominated for the Pushcart, Elgin, Analog AnLab Reader's, Rhysling, and Dwarf Star Awards, and has won the Asimov's Readers' Award, the Ewaipanoma Sonnet contest, and a WorldCon Poetry Slam among others. More can be found at his website HerbKauderer.com.
Len Saculla lives in London, UK. He has been a Pushcart Nominee. He has previously been published in British publications such as "Theaker's Quarterly", "BFS Journal", "Unspoken Water" and "Wordland"; as well as several American anthologies form Kind of a Hurricane Press. His story “Quiet Neighborhood” was in issue 8 of “Speculative 66”.
A native Texan, Thomas Tilton now lives and writes in Michigan. His fiction and poetry have appeared in 365 Tomorrows, Scifaikuest, Star*Line, Disturbed Digest, Failed Haiku, and now Speculative 66. He doesn’t have much of an online presence, but he welcomes correspondence at Thomas.email@example.com
A writer of speculative fiction, Austin Worley lives with his family in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. His other work has so far appeared in Fifty Flashes, Warriors & Wizards Issue #2, and Riding the Dark Frontier: Tales of the Weird West. Aside from prose, he dabbles in poetry, listens to music, plays video games, and reads."