Linda Blaskey’s work has appeared in Best New Poets 2014 and was also chosen for the North Carolina Poetry on the Bus project, Best of the Net, and Bettering American Poetry. Her new full-length collection, White Horses, was released this spring by Mojave River Press. Her chapbook, Farm, was published by Bay Oak Publishers, and was a winner in the Delaware Press Association’s Communications Contest. She was a finalist for the Patricia Dobler Poetry Award (Carlow University), and a winner in Third Wednesday’s One Sentence Poem contest. Blaskey is the recipient of two fellowship grants from Delaware Division of Arts, is poetry/interview editor for The Broadkill Review and coordinator for the Dogfish Head Poetry Prize.
Gail Braune Comorat is a founding member of Rehoboth Beach Writers’ Guild, and the author of Phases of the Moon (Finishing Line Press). A Pushcart nominee, she has twice received DDOA fellowship grants for poetry. Her work has appeared in Gargoyle, Grist, Mudfish, Philadelphia Stories, The Widows’ Handbook, and numerous anthologies. In 2012 she won the Artsmith Literary Award for her poem "Summer of Ladybugs." She’s a long-time member of several writing groups in Lewes, where she teaches poetry and grief-writing classes for RBWG.
Wendy Elizabeth Ingersoll is a retired piano teacher whose publications include her book Grace Only Follows, which won the National Federation of Press Women Contest; two chapbooks; and poems in various journals, for which she’s twice received Pushcart Prize nominations. Other contests include first places in the John Milton Memorial Celebration of Poets and Poetry, the Delaware Literary Connection, and Rehoboth Beach Writers’ Guild, as well as finalist in the Dogfish Head Poetry Prize. She also enjoys serving as reader for The Delmarva Review. She grew up in Hockessin, Delaware, and lives there now, periodically visiting Shipping Creek Farm.
Jane C. Miller’s poetry has appeared in the Colorado Review, The American Journal of Poetry, Iron Horse Literary Review, Summerset Review, Mojave River Review and elsewhere. Miller has been nominated for Best New Poets and Best of the Net. A finalist in the 2017 Red Wheelbarrow Poetry Contest and the 2018 Florence C. Coltman Award for Creative Writing, she has received a fellowship and honorable mention in poetry from the DE Division of the Arts. She lives in Wilmington, Delaware.
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