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Kate E Lore is the pen name of Katherine Isaacs. She is a recent graduate of The Ohio State University. Kate has been published in Panopoly zine, Orsum, Weirderary, Sailing to the Moon, Portage Magazine, Mosaic Magazine, featured in Helenpresents. She is soon soon to be published in *82 review. Kate has written over seventeen articles for Dayton City paper and Dayton Most Metro. Kate worked as a copy editor and occasional contributor to Clarion the Sinclair College student newspaper. Kate has self-published two of her own comic books, one of which was nominated for a S.P.A.C.E award. She has been featured in three separate comic anthologies. Kate is currently an active member of Columbus Comics League in Columbus Ohio. Before moving to Columbus Ohio Kate taught classes in drawing comics and drawing anime at Rosewood community center in Kettering Ohio.

Jenny McBride's writing has appeared in The California Quarterly, Streetwise, The Earth First! Journal, Conclave, and other publications. Born in the suburbs of Chicago, she spent most of her life in that metropolitan area but is now happily living in the rainforest of southeast Alaska. Her fierce interest in natural history and conservation covers everything from geology to sea ducks, and she thrives on being outdoors. That said, she doesn't have a huge internet presence-- but she is the current editor of Green Social Thought , and you can find her on Facebook.

A resident of NY, Stephen Mead is a published artist, writer, maker of short-collage films and sound-collage downloads. If you are at all interested and get the time, Google Stephen Mead and the genres of either writing, art, or both, for links to his multi-media work.

Sarah A. O'Brien enjoys dark chocolate and light wordplay. Sarah is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Boston Accent Lit. Follow her adventures @fluent_SARAcasm and read more of her work at sarahobrienwriting.tumblr.com.

Cetywa Powell is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles. As a photographer, Cetywa received an Honorable Mention in the 2015 International Photography Awards as well as a 2013 National Geographic Daily Dozen selection. Four photographs have been selected for sale by the Duncan Miller Gallery in Santa Monica, CA (through their YourDailyPhotograph.com site). Cetywa has also been part of exhibitions at galleries in France, New York, Los Angeles, Maryland, Virginia, Hungary, Florida, the Trieste airport inItaly, Vermont and Texas. To see more photography, visit Cetywa's website.

Tapping 30 years of non-profit leadership, in 2010 Barbara Rady-Kazdan founded Achieving Change Together to advance social justice. In her “encore career,” this Silver Spring, Maryland grandmother writes personal essays and memoir. A contributing author to Contagious Optimism and LivingBetter50.com, her work appears in NextAvenue.org and Forbes.com.

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