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Earths Daughters
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Kastle Brill Kastle Brill
Kastle Brill is a poet, memoirist, fiction writer, artist, and editor, who has out two chapbooks: One Night Stands & Other Pieces of Time and The Head. Her poems have appeared in White Pine Journal, Black Mountain II Review, Serendipityarts,Poetry on the Bus, and Earth's Daughters. Kastle has read as a feature with Joanne Kyger, as well as at a NYSCA panel with Allen Ginsberg and Jim Carroll. She has read for Center for Inquiry, Daemen College Readings at the RIC, and has done numerous readings in WNY for Just Buffalo, NYSCA, Artists Gallery, Niagara-Erie Writers, and Ujima Theatre Company. She is also a retired environmental lawyer and an active and passionate tai chi teacher.

Joyce Kessel Joyce Kessel
Joyce Kessel teaches literature, writing, and interdisciplinary courses at Villa Maria College. Her chapbook, Describing the Dark, was published in 2013 in the Forty-Three North Chapbook Series from Saddle Road Press. Classroom Quiche (Writer's Den) is due out in 2015. Her poems have appeared in several anthologies, including Waging Words for Peace (Niagara River Press, 2004), and three from Kind of a Hurricane Press -- A Touch of Saccharine (2014), Point Mass (2013), and Backlit Barbie (2012). Her work has also appeared on WNY Metro buses through Swift Kick, and in Black Mountain II Review, Pure Light, Easrth's Daughters, A Room of Our Own, and elsewhere. She has read at Hilbert College, ECC City Campus, Empire State College at Appletree, CFI, Screening Room, Talking Leaves, Dog Ears Fourth Friday, and other venues.

ryki zuckerman ryki zuckerman
ryki zuckerman has full length volume of poems, Looking for Bora Bora, from Saddle Road Press (2013), and three chapbooks: from Textile Bridge Press, body of the work; from Benevolent Bird Press, the nothing that is, (2015); and from Foothills Publishing, a bright nowhere (2015); as well as a mini-book from Destitute Press, suite of six (2014).. Her poems have appeared in Black Mountain College II Review, Slipstream, Swift Kick, Monthly Planet, Lips, Escarpments, Paunch, Pure Light, The Other Herald, the Buffalo News and Artvoice. She is anthologized in Brigid's Fire, in Mo' Joe, and in A Celebration of Western New York Writers. Online work: "poetrysuperhighway.com" and Moondance. She created and curated The Wordflight Series at Red Doors, still on going. Until it ended in 2015, she curated The Gray Hair Series.

Jennifer Campbell Jennifer Campbell
Jennifer Campbell is a Professor of English at Erie County Community College/North. In addition to Earth’s Daughters, she co-edits Beyond Bones. Her first book of poetry, titled Driving Straight Through, was published by FootHills in 2008. In 2013, Saddle Road Press published her collection, Supposed to Love. Her work has appeared in many small press publications, including Saranac Review, Fugue, The Pedestal, New Millennium Writings, Eclipse, Slipstream, and Slant, Sow’s Ear, and CHEST. She has read extensively in the region, having been the featured reader at CFI, Empire State College Appletree Series, Screening Room, Burchfield-Penney Sunday Reading Series, Daemen College Readings at the RIC series, BuffaloEast, Circleformance, Wordflight, Woodlawn Diner Poetry and Dinner Series, and elsewhere. She is the co-curator of the Center for Inquiry Literary Cafe Series.

Joan Ford Joan Ford
Joan E. Ford joined E.D. twenty-one years ago. She taught writing classes in the Communication Dept. of SUNY at Buffalo before retiring and moving to Gainesville FL in 2003. While maintaining her connection with E.D., she was the editor of the Florida Lupine Newsletter for six years, and is currently editing and layout designing for Wolfdogs Magazine. While her “creative” energy seems to be consumed by churning out book reviews for WD, she tries to incorporate both poetic rhythm and humor into whatever she writes. In spite of these other activities, her heart belongs to E.D.

Janna Willoughby Janna Willoughby-Lohr
Janna Willoughby-Lohr was awarded the "Best Spoken Word Artist" title in the Artvoice Best of Buffalo Awards 2010. Since graduating from Warren Wilson College, she has been performing poetry and music. She was a Grand Slam finalist in 2005-2008 for the Nickel City Poetry Slam, and a member of the 2006 Nickel City Slam team at the National Poetry Slam. She performs with her band, The BloodThirsty Vegans, "a lively mix of energetic hiphop, rock, funk, Ska, and blues, topped off with socially-conscious, positive lyrics." She has read her poetry at Impact Gallery (new/reN.E.W. series), Artpark (Buffalo Society of Artists International Poetry Reading), Wordflight Series, Poetry at the Woodlawn Diner, Infringement Festival, in the Burchfield-Penney Sunday Reading Series, and other venues, as well as on thinktwiceradio.. She currently runs her own business, Papercraft Miracles, making handmade paper and books.

Judy Kerman Judy Kerman
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