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MUSED Literary Magazine.
  • Daginne Aignend

    Daginne Aignend
    Daginne Aignend is a pseudonym for the Dutch writer, poetess, photographic artist Inge Wesdijk. She likes hardrock music, fantasy books, is a vegetarian who loves her animals. She´s the Poetry Editor of Whispers and has been published in many poetry journals, magazines and anthologies, in the ´Tears´ Anthology of the The New York Literary Magazine´ to name one. She has a fun project website www.daginne.com

  • Manijeh Badiozamani

    Manijeh Badiozamani
    Manijeh Badiozamani is a literary non-fiction writer. She writes mostly about her experiences growing up in Tehran, Iran, where she was born. Her short stories and articles have been published in magazines, anthologies and on the Web. She is a retired professor of English, and is currently working on a collection of short stories: "Family Tales from Tehran", and a non-fiction, "A Year in Middle America, Letters to My Parents." She lives in Florida.

  • Damian Balassone

    Damian Balassone
    Damian Balassone’s poems have appeared in a variety of Australian and international publications and have been broadcast on ABC Radio. His second collection of poetry, Daniel Yammacoona, was recently published by Ginninderra Press and is available for purchase at Readings bookstores. Find him at: http://damianbalassone.wordpress.com/

  • Bartholomew Barker

    Bartholomew Barker
    Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry readers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. His second poetry collection, Milkshakes and Chilidogs, a chapbook of food inspired poetry was published in 2017. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit. www.bartbarker.net

  • Marilyn Baszczynski

    Marilyn Baszczynski
    Marilyn Baszczynski, originally from Ontario, Canada, teaches and tutors French in Central Iowa. "Gyuri," a work based on experiences of Hungarian refugees was published in 2015 by Whistling Shade Publications. Her poetry has appeared in Abaton, The Aurorean, Loch Raven Review, Lyrical Iowa, Midwest Poetry Review, Mused—the BellaOnline Literary Review, and Tipton Poetry Journal among others. Marilyn is currently Editor of the Iowa Poetry Association.

  • Mark Berkerey

    Mark Berkerey
    Mark was born to itinerant Irish parents which set the scene for a restless life. Like the Gypsy, he couldn´t accept the moribund values of a soulless society, what passed for important or posed as spiritual. The resulting roller-coaster of experience and inner conflict eventually gave way to a love of the simple sense of nature that he now lives - the best he can - as a form of meditation. He expresses his ongoing exploration of nature´s spiritual value through his writing and pictures at www.beingmark.com

  • Susan P. Blevins

    Susan P. Blevins
    Susan P. Blevins, an ex-pat Brit, has traveled the world extensively, lived in Italy for 26 years, and has now settled in Houston, Texas, where she is enjoying writing stories and poems based on her travels and adventures. She had a weekly column on food in a European newspaper and has published various articles on gardens in US and European magazines. She is currently publishing essays and poetry. She is passionate about classical music, gardening, cats, reading and of course, writing.

  • Peter Braddock

    Peter Braddock
    Peter Braddock is a 23-year-old writer searching for perspectives on the [extra]ordinary world of the undiscovered human being. A 2016 university graduate, he plans to apply for graduate school in poetry; until then, he continues fighting the good fight as a meter reader in a small, rural town. Recently, he lived in Spain, where his visiting mother asked him to do something with his hair, to which he replied, “I am doing something, I’m letting it grow.”

  • Jeff Burt

    Jeff Burt
    Jeff Burt has work in Atticus Review, The Nervous Breakdown, Amarillo Bay, and Across the Margins. He enjoys the delicious imbecility of conscious life.

  • Christine Catalano

    Christine Catalano
    Christine likes to take photographs and play with them on the computer. She dedicates her work to her muse and longtime friend, who passed away recently.

  • Carol Dandrade

    Carol Dandrade
    Viewing life through a lens has allowed Carol to see light, people, places and objects with fresh eyes. Her passions are seascapes and capturing the beauty and history of the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. Her photos have been displayed and awarded in local & juried art shows. Her work has been published in Mused Review (including 4 covers), New England Wildflower Magazine, and 5 Blackstone Heritage Corridor calendars. Visit Carol´s website at CarolDandradePhoto.smugmug.com

  • Ruth Z. Deming

    Ruth Z. Deming
    Ruth Z. Deming, winner of a Leeway Grant for Creative Nonfiction, has been published in Creative Nonfiction, Haggard and Halloo, Ray’s Road Review and other venues. A mental health advocate, she runs New Directions Support Group for people and families affected by depression and bipolar disorder. She lives in Willow Grove, PA, suburban Philadelphia.

  • Bill Diamond

    Bill Diamond
    Bill Diamond is a fiction and nonfiction writer living in Evergreen, Colorado. His work has appeared in such journals as Wildflower Muse, Corvus Review, Chicago Literati, The Flash Fiction Press, Mused, Raven’s Perch, and The Drabble.

  • Morgan Driscoll

    Morgan Driscoll
    Morgan Driscoll is a long time commercial artist and photographer, looking to express himself in some other way than selling Widgets. Poetry seemed the least commercial, and most under the radar way he could think of. So far it has been a satisfying, but obscure journey. His work can be found in the Amethyst Review, and the Humanist Magazine.

  • Bob Evans

    Bob Evans
    A late-comer to art photography, Bob spent his early career working in engineering. He finds that creating something from nothing gives a tremendous rush. Bob strongly believes in taking the subject ‘as-is’ - no posing, no moving of the subject matter. It is capturing the essential essence of the subject matter that is vital to him. As well as photography, Bob is also a keen sculptor and abstract painter. Visit ArckArts.com or follow on FaceBook.

  • Meagan Fedigan

    Meagan Fedigan
    Meagan is a Massachusetts based self-taught photographer who enjoys finding beauty in the everyday. Photography has really opened her eyes to the world around her, and she loves to focus on the details that often go unnoticed. When she's not behind the lens or at her day job, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children. For more of Meagan's work, visit her on Instagram as Meagan Fedigan Photography.

  • Deborah Guzzi

    Deborah Guzzi
    Deborah Guzzi is a healing facilitator, through touch & the written word. Her third book The Hurricane is available through Prolific Press. Her poetry appears in Journals & Literary Reviews in the UK, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, Greece, France, India & dozens in the USA

  • Courtney Hoskins

    Courtney Hoskins
    Courtney Hoskins is a filmmaker, writer, and visual artist. She is fascinated by the hidden worlds that surround us at all times. Having studied astronomy in college, she uses her science literacy to explore new worlds both visually and with the written word. Her short films have been featured in festivals around the world. She is currently developing a television series, as well as her usual mad scientist projects.

  • Roberta Beach Jacobson

    Roberta Beach Jacobson
    Roberta Beach Jacobson submitted Haiku.

  • Amy Lee Kite

    Amy Lee Kite
    Amy Lee Kite is an author, blogger, poet, mom of three children and owner of three rescue dogs. Kite has her masters in journalism, but it is creative writing that has always been her true passion. In addition to writing children´s books on tough topics, Kite has a blog where she writes about love, life, peacefulness and balance. To read her blog or learn more about her writing, visit: http://www.amyleekite.com

  • Martha Landman

    Martha Landman
    South African born Martha Landman now lives and writes in South Australia. She likes to write about both her home of birth and home of the heart. Her work has appeared in various online journals and in anthologies.

  • Bernadine Lortis

    Bernadine Lortis
    Now retired, Bernadine advocates for the disabled, dabbles in watercolor, and concentrates on writing. Her degrees in Art and Education led to careers in Interior Design; elementary, special and adult education; and licensure in Real Estate. Since submitting in June, 2016, creative nonfiction, fiction, flash fiction and poetry have been published in numerous online journals and print anthologies. She lives in St. Paul, MN, with her husband near their daughter.

  • M. Scott Lowell

    M. Scott Lowell
    Mitchell began his life in Brooklyn, New York. Childhood was an odd mix of security and instability. He grew to be a wanderer of sorts never being able to take root for long in any one place, moving from job to job across the United States as an artist, editor, writer, design director, publications and communications director. In 2011, he and his husband, Jerry, finally found ´home´ in Southern Spain. He tells stories nearly daily on his blog, http://mitchellismoving.blogspot.com.

  • Marylou Mansfield

    Marylou Mansfield
    Marylou Mansfield is a full time resident of Cape Cod. She currently shares in two writing groups located in Orleans, Ma, Dune Hollow Writers, and COA Writers. Marylou contributed to the e-book anthology, SHADOW & LIGHT, published by Provincetown Public Press in 2013, compiled by the Women of Dune Hollow Writers. She has read pieces from the anthology in Provincetown and Chatham. Marylou has enjoyed reading her poetry on Senior View, a program highlighted on HCAM-TV in Hopkinton Ma.

  • Jacqueline Masumian

    Jacqueline Masumian
    Jacqueline Masumian is the author of Nobody Home: A Memoir. She grew up in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio, and has enjoyed careers as actress, performing arts manager, and landscape designer. Her stories have appeared in Brilliant Flash Fiction, Indiana Voice Journal, and Gravel, among others. Visit her at jacquelinemasumian.com

  • Joan McNerney

    Joan McNerney
    Joan McNerney’s poetry has been included in numerous literary zines such as Camel Saloon, Seven Circle Press, Dinner with the Muse, Blueline, Missing of the Birds, and included in Bright Hills Press, Kind of A Hurricane Press and Poppy Road Review anthologies. She has been nominated four times for Best of the Net.

  • Helen Peppe

    Helen Peppe
    Helen Peppe's memoir Pigs Can't Swim was an Indie's Best Pick and a New England Book Awards finalist. Her images and writing are widely published, including in Practical Horseman, Equus, Dog Fancy, Cats Magazine, and The Goodmen Project. Her creative nonfiction placed first in The Starving Writing, Wordsworth Literary Competition, and finaled in the 2011 Annie Dillard Creative Nonfiction Award and the Maine Literary Awards. Helen lives in Maine with her family, dogs, and horses.

  • Darrell Petska

    Darrell Petska
    Darrell Petska´s writing has appeared in Halcyon Days, Perspectives Magazine, Autumn Sky Poetry Daily, Star 82 Review, Bird´s Thumb, Verse-Virtual, and widely elsewhere (see conservancies.wordpress.com). Darrell has tallied a third of a century as an editor (University of Wisconsin-Madison), almost 40 years as a father (five years as a grandfather), and nearly a half century as a husband. He lives in Middleton, Wisconsin.

  • Linda Leedy Schneider

    Linda Leedy Schneider
    Linda Leedy Schneider, winner of the Contemporary American Poetry Prize awarded by Chicago Poetry, is a political activist, poetry and writing mentor, and psychotherapist in private practice. Linda facilitates poetry workshops for The International Women´s Writing Guild´s Annual Summer Conference at Muhlenberg College and The Manhattan Writing Workshop which she founded and has led since 2008. Linda has written six poetry collections.

  • Bob See

    Bob See
    Born in Maryland, Lisa Shea has been contentedly nestled in the rolling hills and mossy forests of Massachusetts since 1995. She is drawn to the ocean and cherishes quiet evenings as the orange glow of sunset glistens across wooden docks. Lisa relishes the challenge of conveying meaning and memorable characters in a measured bounding of time and space. Her stories, poems, and images celebrate natural beauty and serenity. Enjoy thousands of her photos at http://www.lisashea.com

  • Lisa Shea

    Lisa Shea
    Bob See has been actively interested in photography for many years. He enjoys taking images of wildlife and landscapes. Bob´s online photography gallery can be found here - http://bvaa.org/galleries/gallery-bob-see/ - he is also on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

  • Dennis Smith

    Dennis Smith
    Dennis creates images of life and nature to fulfill his need to experience, share, and preserve what he finds beautiful. He travels throughout the Eastern US and Europe creating photos and paintings of his travels. He learned the basics of photography, composition, technique, and darkroom from his Dad. He favors Pictorialism over Modernism and reflects that in both his photography and painting. Dennis lives in Uxbridge Massachusetts and his works can be seen at www.densmith.com

  • Patty Somlo

    Patty Somlo
    Patty Somlo’s most recent book is Hairway to Heaven Stories (Cherry Castle Publishing). Her previous books have been finalists in the International Book, Best Book, National Indie Excellence, and Reader Views Literary Awards. She received Honorable Mention for Fiction in the Women’s National Book Association Contest, was a Finalist in the Adelaide Voices Literary Award for Short Story, and had an essay selected as Notable for Best American Essays. www.pattysomlo.com.

  • Fiona St. Clair

    Fiona St. Clair
    Fiona St.Clair Fiona was born in South Africa, and has lived and worked at different careers, in many places – a boat in the Caribbean, Europe, cities and rural areas around the U.S., and for nine years, Yucatan, Mexico. Not a true nomad, she prefers to set out for a new place and hunker down for a few months or years to watch and listen. She currently lives with Rose, a Redbone Coonhound, in coastal Maine and is working on the last revision of a memoir primarily about her Mexican years.

  • Judith Steele

    Judith Steele
    Judith Steele is Australian. Her work has appeared in journals in Darwin and Adelaide, and on several websites including The Animist, The Merida Review, and Strange Poetry. Most recently her poetry has been published in Gobshite Quarterly (Portland, OR.) Issues 26,27, 28 (2017); and in MUSED, BELLAONLINE LITERARY REVIEW (Vol 11, Issue 4, 2017)

  • Craig W. Steele

    Craig W. Steele
    Craig W. Steele is a professor of biology and health sciences at Edinboro University in northwestern Pennsylvania. In his continuing quest to become a widely-read unknown poet, his poems most recently appear or are forthcoming in The Lyric, Oracle Fine Arts Review, Mused: the BellaOnline Literary Review, The Literary Nest, Consciousness, Literature and the Arts, The Fib Review and Journal of Humanistic Mathematics. He continues to write poetry as “The Writer’s Poet” for Extra Innings online.

  • Sera Taino

    Sera Taino
    Sera Taino was born in Jersey City, NJ to Puerto Rican parents. She studied English Literature at Rutgers University and has a Masters in Education from Stetson University. She writes short stories, flash fiction and poetry which explore the aspects of women´s lives that are often hidden or buried, by society. As a cross-genre writer, she also writes romance. You can find her at serataino.tumblr.com.

  • Raymond Tatten

    Raymond Tatten
    Raymond Tatten is a long-time New Englander whose work includes several published personal essays and articles. Two current projects include an historical ficton account designed primarily for the YA reader, as well as a second novel for the middle-school reader. Raymond participates in workshops and critique groups with the Seven Bridge Writers´ Collaborative in Lancaster, MA. and Grubbstreet in Boston, MA. Wordpress: https://edwardramun.wordpress.com/2017/04/01/270/

  • Verne Thayer

    Verne Thayer
    I have been surrounded by Art and Nature starting from my early childhood. I try to capture that moment when you come upon a scene and must stop and catch your breath from natures beauty. Basically, I’m self-taught. My influences were my father, Elton V. Thayer, Robert Wood, Earl Daniels, and George Cherepov. But the best part of my adventure in art is that I learn or see something new every day. I’m never as happy as when I have a paintbrush in hand and a canvas in front of me.

  • Michael Zeis

    Michael Zeis
    Even though I keep my eye out for a pretty scene or a subject that inspires a clean composition, and even though I have taken shots of rainbows and lighthouses and have an active portrait business, what drives much of my photography is an interest in how the things we make reflect who we are. http://zeisphotos.com/

  • Bill Abbott
    Bill Abbott submitted the work Collision Theories.

  • Karen Boissonneault-Gauthier
    Karen Boissonneault-Gauthier submitted the work Pink Poppy Pod.

  • Amanda Felice Collier
    I am currently a high school English teacher in Saint Joseph, Missouri. My two passions are writing and teaching. Fortunately, I have the opportunity to combine the two in the classroom. I have an M.A. in Written Communication and have published my writing in journals such as HalfwayDowntheStairs, Connotation Press, Commonline Journa, and Glassfire Magazine.

  • Kathleen Connolly
    Kathleen Connolly submitted the work Mattituck, Long Island.

  • Maria DePaul
    Maria DePaul is a writer based in Washington, DC, whose work has been featured in 50 Haikus, Akashic´s Terrible Twosdays, Aphelion, The Horror Zine, The Future Fire, Haiku Journal, Illumen, Innwood Indiana, Luna Station Quarterly, Nature Writing, Violet Windows,Plum Tree Tavern, Poetry Quarterly, Scifaiquest, Speculative 66, Three Line Poetry, The Review Review, Wax Poetry and Art, and "Nine Lives: A Life in 10 Minutes Anthology."

  • David Edwards
    David Edwards was born, and continues to live, in Muncie, Indiana.

  • Thomas Elson
    Thomas Elson’s short stories, poetry, and flash fiction have been published in numerous venues such as Calliope, Pinyon, Lunaris Journal, The New Ulster, The Lampeter, Blood & Bourbon, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, and Adelaide Literary Magazine. He divides his time between Northern California and Kansas.

  • Lee Evans
    Lee Evans was born in Maryland, spent most of his life in that state, and is currently living in Bath, Maine. His poems have appeared in such journals as Contemporary Rhyme, The Golden Lantern, The Road Not Taken and The Deronda Review. He has produced two poetry collections, Maryland Weather and Nor’easter, which are available on Lulu.com.

  • Colleen M. Farrelly
    Colleen M. Farrelly submitted the work The Reaper’s Letter to the Editor, Miami Herald.

  • Fabrizia Faustinella
    Fabrizia Faustinella submitted the work Riney.

  • Mary Ellen Gambutti
    Mary Ellen’s stories appear or are forthcoming in Gravel Magazine, Wildflower Muse, Remembered Arts Journal, The Vignette Review, Modern Creative Life, Thousand and One Stories, Amethyst Review, Halcyon Days, Nature Writing, PostCard Shorts, Memoir Magazine, Haibun Today, Soft Cartel, CarpeArte, The Drabble and Borrowed Solace. Her memoir is "Stroke Story, My Journey There and Back." She resides in Sarasota, FL. Her author blog is Ibis and Hibiscus: https://ibisandhibiscusmelwrites.blogspot.com/

  • Matthew Johnson
    Matthew Johnson submitted In NOLA and Morning Toast and Strawberry Jam.

  • Susan Kelly
    Susan Kelly submitted the work Again and Fairy Dance.

  • Donna Manley
    Donna Manley submitted Beginnings, Finally Sunrise, Iceland Rest and Silent Shimmer.

  • Anne Mikusinski
    Anne Mikusinski submitted the work Late Night Observations.

  • Linda Nelson
    Linda Nelson submitted After the Storm, At the Movies, Lost Shoes, The Ripple Effect and Winged.

  • Lisa Reily
    Lisa Reily submitted the work My Life in a Box.

  • J. Scott Shields
    J. Scott Shields submitted the work Night Swimming.

  • Patricia Wentzel
    Patricia Wentzel submitted Coming to Term, Memories I Kept and Unexpected Encounter.