It was the summer Nan turned eight that she and her father had planted the moon garden at their holiday home in Oxfordshire. Her father, a history professor at Oxford during the year, but an avid horticultural hobbyist, happened to read about the art of medieval Japanese nocturnal gardens in April. By May, he decided […]
SUZANNE RICHARDSON was born and raised in Durham, North Carolina, where she received an alternative education at Carolina Friends School K-12. She graduated from Bard College in 2005 with a degree in English and Creative Writing. Suzanne currently lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she is an MFA candidate at the University of New Mexico, and teaches English and creative writing. Suzanne has been editor-in-chief of Blue Mesa Reviewsince 2010. Her nonfiction has appeared in New Ohio Review, issue 11. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Blood Orange Review, The Smoking Poet, and PANK Magazine. Her fiction is forthcoming in Front Porch. You can email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Issue 5 Spring 2012 ALYSE BENSEL is currently pursuing her MFA in poetry at Penn State. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Cider Press Review, The Summerset Review, and Foothill Poetry, among others. When not engaged in her teaching and studies, she volunteers for a cat rescue and participates in a work-share program at a local CSA farm. […]
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