Issue #25 Contributors


November 20, 2016


Featured authors and artist

temp-headshotOle Brodersen is a 35-year-old Norwegian art photographer who works mostly with staged landscapes. His series “Trespassing” explores encounters between man and nature, and is produced in the island society Lyngør where he grew up as 12th generation. He is strongly affiliated to this place and the maritime elements here dominate his motifs. His father is a sail maker, his grandfather was a sailor and he himself used to row to school. Brodersen‘s photographs were last shown at the Scandinavia House in New York; his participation supported by the Norwegian Consulate and mentioned by the New Yorker and Harper‘s Magazine. His works has been acquired by private and public collections in Norway, Sweden, Serbia, Malawi, the United Arab Emirates and USA. Brodersen has sojourned in New York, Prague, Belgrade, Stockholm and Porto. He is a member of Norwegian Society of Fine Art Photographers and Norwegian Visual Artist‘s Association. View more of his photography on his website:


Rebecca FremoRebecca Fremo writes poems and essays, and she teaches a variety of writing courses at Gustavus Adolphus College. Her work has appeared in journals and digital magazines including Compose, Full Grown People, Water~Stone Review, Paper Darts, Lake Region Review, Mankato Magazine, Poetica, and Naugatuck River Review. Her chapbook, Chasing Northern Lights, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2012. A Virginia native, she lives in St. Peter, Minnesota with her husband and three sons.



Triin PajaTriin Paja is an Estonian, living in a small village in rural Estonia. Her poetry has appeared in The MothBOAATOtis Nebula, The Missing Slate, and elsewhere.





Amanda RodriguezAmanda Rodriguez is an environmental activist living in Weaverville, North Carolina. She holds a BA from Antioch College and an MFA from Queens University in Charlotte. She writes and edits for Bitch Flicks. Her writing can be found in Germ Magazine and Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel.




Additional imagery by

"Hands No. 5" by Kimberly VanDenBerg, 3'x4' Oil On Canvas, Mud Season ReviewKimberly Burnett is an artist from Wisconsin. View more of her artwork on her website:





Laura TetiLaura Teti is an independent artist and lover of all things creative. She currently resides in New Jersey with her awesome family and their intensely affectionate dog, Dudley. 1 Art Lane, a creative marketing services company, was created as a way for Laura to offer a variety of creative professional skill sets to her clients under one umbrella. In recent years, needing to fulfill the more personal side of creativity and explore her own works, Laura Teti Studios came to be. Laura’s range of clientele is as diverse as the works she creates. Whether it’s design, medical illustration, or fine art, she takes pride in being highly professional and ethical, yet approachable and easy to work with. Laura pours her heart and soul into her artwork, and no matter what the medium, her passion shows.

D.S. WestD.S. West is an artist, help desk receptionist, and hopelessly lost pedestrian in Lafayette, CO. A list of his publications is available at