Michael Bassen

Michael Bassen was born and raised in New York City, received his bachelor’s degree from Trinity College (Conn) and his master’s degree from Harvard. He spent the next thirty-two years as a public high school English teacher and union official on Long Island. In his...

JIM BROWN

Jim Brown is married and the father of two sons. As a kid, athletics were his life. From sunup to sundown he was playing some sort of sport. He has coached T-Ball, Little League, Youth Football, Youth Basketball, Soccer, and still plays softball. His experiences...
TIM MARTIN

TIM MARTIN

Tim Martin is the author of Rez Rock, There’s Nothing Funny About Running, Summer With Dad, Third Rate Romance, Culvert at Little Bitch Creek, Why Run If No One Is Chasing You? and Wimps Like Me. He has one Young Adult novel – Fast Pitch – and two children’s books:...

Valerie Van Campen

Valerie Van Campen was born on the Allegheny Reservation of the Seneca Nation in Western New York State. Her husband Tony’s military career has allowed her the opportunity to live in different areas of the United States and to try her hand at a variety of careers....
REYNALDO ANDERSON

REYNALDO ANDERSON

Dr. Reynaldo Anderson serves as an Associate Professor of Communication at Harris-Stowe State University in Saint Louis Missouri and is currently the Executive Director and Co-founder of the Black Speculative Arts Movement (BSAM) a network of artists, curators,...
Diem Jones

Diem Jones

Diem Jones is a thought leader, writer, poet/musician, multi-disciplinary producer, content- provider and program designer. In addition to having directed creative writing programs on 6 US university campuses, his work as a writer has won critical acclaim in: books,...