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

Steve Wade

A finalist in the Lorian Hemingway and Glimmertrain Short Story competitions (2006), Steve Wade was awarded Second Prize in the Biscuit International Short Story Competition (2008). Recently published in an anthology by Turner Maxwell Books, he is currently shortlisted for The Hennessy New Irish Writing Prize, The Fish Short Story Prize and West 47 Online Short Fiction Prize (2009). He has just completed a novel, for which he is seeking representation.      Steve’s contribution to The Write Room is his short story The Birthday Continue reading Steve Wade

David McLean

David McLean is Welsh but has lived in Sweden since 1987. He lives there in a cottage on a hill with a woman, five selfish cats, and a stupid puppy. He has a BA in History from Balliol, and an unconnected MA in philosophy, much later, from Stockholm. Details of his three available full-length books, various chapbooks, and almost 800 poems in or forthcoming at over 330 places online or in print over the last couple of years, are at his blog at http://mourningabortion.blogspot.com. He never submits by snail mail since he has little money and since he loves, or … Continue reading David McLean

Felino Soriano

Felino Soriano Biography Note: Felino Soriano (California) is a case manager working with developmentally and physically disabled adults. He is the author of two chapbooks, “Exhibits Require Understanding Open Eyes” (Trainwreck Press, 2008) and “Feeling Through Mirages” (Shadow Archer Press, 2008); the e-book “Among the Interrogated” (BlazeVOX [books], 2008); and the forthcoming chapbook “Abstract Appearance Reaching Toward the Absolute” (Trainwreck Press, 2009). The juxtaposition of his philosophical studies with his love of classic and avant-garde jazz explains his poetic motivation. Website: http://www.felinosoriano.com Continue reading Felino Soriano

Michael Lee Johnson

Michael Lee Johnson is a poet and freelance writer from Itasca, Illinois. His work has appeared in more than 280 publications and in over 20 countries, including the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Scotland, Turkey, Fiji, Nigeria, Algeria, Africa, India, United Kingdom, Republic of Sierra Leone, Israel, Nepal, Thailand, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Finland, and Poland internet radio.  Audio MP3 of his poems are available upon request from the writer. Johnson’s new poetry chapbook, From Which Place the Morning Rises, and a new photo version of his The Lost American: From Exile to Freedom are both available  here on Lulu.com.  … Continue reading Michael Lee Johnson