Dallas Woodburn

Dallas Woodburn is the author of two story collections and a forthcoming novel. Her fiction has appeared in Cicada, Monkeybicycle, and flashquake, and she has also written articles for The Los Angeles Times, Writer’s Digest, and Family Circle. Visit her website http://www.writeonbooks.org to learn more about her nonprofit literacy foundation and youth publishing company. Dallas’ contibution to The Write Room is Renaissance Writer: An Interview with Steve Almond Continue reading Dallas Woodburn

Jane Hertenstien

Jane Hertenstien quit her editing job five years ago to work on her craft, and is currently live-in staff at a community homeless shelter in return for room and board. Jane rises at 4:30 a.m. to cook breakfast for about 300 people, and then spends from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. writing novel; Jane is also involved in leading a creative writing workshop for a group of women at the shelter. Jane’s books have been widely reviewed, with a non-fiction project, Orphan Girl, featured in a center page spread in the Chicago Tribune Sunday book section. Jane also attend the … Continue reading Jane Hertenstien

Tomer Konowiecki

Tomer Konowiecki is the 2009 Tangled Web Press Online Poetry Contest winner, with poetry appearing in the upcoming 2009 Tangled Press Poetry Anthology.  Tomer resides in Los Angeles, CA, where he recently received an English degree from UCLA and is currently studying Law. Tomer’s contributions to The Write Room are To All Ephemera The Nodding Seamen He Must Have Known We’re Not Stopping Here Believe Science Continue reading Tomer Konowiecki

Askold Skalasky

Askold Skalasky is a former community college professor, whose poems have appeared in numerous small press magazines and journals, most recently in freefall and The Dos Passos Review. He has also published in Canada, Ireland, and Great Britain. Earlier this year he received a prize for poetry from the Maryland State Arts Council. Askold’s contributions to The Write Room are Colloque Aux Folies Bergere The Persistence Of Summer Les Adieux Gorgo* Elephant Herds Testing Time Cows  Continue reading Askold Skalasky

J Eric Miller

An assistant professor of creative writing at Metro State College in Denver, J Eric Miller is the author of two books, Animal Rights and Pornography and Decomposition, both of which have been translated and published abroad.  His stories have appeared in a number of literary journals, and he was recently a featured author at the Festival America in Vincennes, France. J Eric Miller’s contributions to The Write Room are The Cell Writing on the Edge of Controversy: An Interview with J. Eric Miller by Jennifer Dunn Continue reading J Eric Miller

Clayton Bye

Clayton Bye, under the imprint Chase Enterprises, has been writing and publishing since 1994. The author of several books, as well as Internet short stories, poems, articles and reviews, he’s an editor, public speaker, trainer and small business consultant. Mr. Bye’s current projects include increasing his Internet presence and writing a sequel to his novel, The Sorcerer’s Key. A member of the Manitoba Editors’ Association (MEA), the Writers of the Woods (WoW), the Lake of the Woods Art Collective (LOWAC) and the Independent Authors Guild (IAG), he lives in the city of Kenora, Ontario, Canada. Continue reading Clayton Bye

Katrina Carmichael

Katrina Carmichael was born in Atlanta, Georgia, where she first fell in love with the arts. She started her artistic career at the ripe age of three when she discovered dance and theatre. Since then, Katrina has written numerous plays, poems, and short fiction pieces. She holds a B.F.A. in Theatre Arts from Boston University and an M.A. in Professional Writing from Kennesaw State University. She is currently pursuing the wonderfully inane art of finding a day job.   Katrinia’s contrbutions to The Write Room are linked here: Forks Through the Back Window Continue reading Katrina Carmichael