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“Red Hibiscus” Fiction by Rekha Valliappan
Rekha Valliappan has had dozens of her short stories, poems, review, interviews, essays, published internationally in literary, genre, print and online journals and anthologies, since 2017. Her mystery novella Rosewood was released in December, 2019. And A Pilgrim’s Push went online in America’s grand old publication The Saturday Evening Post. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. Her website is silicasun.wordpress.com.
“Red Hibiscus” was previously published by Intellectual Refuge in 2017.
“Sophie’s Choices” Poetry by Todd Matson
Todd Matson is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He has written poetry for The Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling, has been published in Ariel Chart International Literary Journal, Bluepepper, and The Chamber Magazine, and has written lyrics for songs recorded by a number of contemporary Christian music artists.
“Granny Miller’s Grave Situation” Fiction by
Chuck started his career as a science teacher, but ended up in the information systems field. He has been married for twenty-five years to a registered nurse but most of all a compassionate wife and mother. They live in the Missouri Ozarks and have two college-age children.
“You Can’t Do Anything Without Me” Fiction by
Christina Hoag is a former journalist and the author of novels “Girl on the Brink” and “Skin of Tattoos” In 2020, her fiction and nonfiction won awards in the International Human Rights Arts Festival and the Soul-Making Keats Writing Competition. www.christinahoag.com.
“Snake” Fiction by Vern Fein
A retired teacher, Vern Fein has published over one hundred fifty poems and short pieces on over seventy sites. He has non-fiction pieces in Quail Bell, The Write Place at the Write Time, and Adelaide, plus a short story in the the online magazine Duende from Goddard College