Author Spotlight: Marianne Lonsdale

Marianne Lonsdale writes personal essays, fiction, and literary interviews.  Her work has been published in Literary Mama, Grown and Flown, Pulse and has aired on public radio. She lives in Oakland, California. You can find her on Facebook here and on her website www.mariannelonsdale.com. Marianne’s piece, ‘I Should Have Known’,…

Author Spotlight: David Mohan

David Mohan is a poet and short story writer based in Dublin, Ireland. His poetry has been published in The Cincinnati Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Lake Effect, Measure, Superstition Review, New World Writing and PANK. His poetry has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize and won the Christopher Hewitt…

Bringing it Personal

Shortly after midnight on July 24, 2020, I was listening to folklore, Taylor Swift’s first surprise album. I liked the first two songs a lot, but the third, “the last great American dynasty,” especially drew me in— the story of a woman named Rebekah, a divorcee who partied her husband…

Author Spotlight: Anastasia Jill

Anastasia’s piece, ‘Teeth in a Baggy’, can be found in Epoch Press’ Autumn issue, ‘Transitions’, which you can purchase here. ‘Transitions’ is such an evocative theme, what compelled you to submit for this issue?  In the last year, I’ve experienced a lot of grief and loss and in turn, have…

Author Spotlight: Beth Copeland

Beth Copeland is the author of three full-length poetry books: Blue Honey, recipient of the 2017 Dogfish Head Poetry Prize; Transcendental Telemarketer (BlazeVox 2012); and Traveling through Glass, recipient of the 1999 Bright Hill Press Poetry Book Award. Beth owns and operates Tiny Cabin, Big Ideas™, a residency for writers in the Blue Ridge Mountains of…

Author Spotlight: Denise Mills

Denise Mills is a writer and introverted connection-enthusiast living in regional NSW, Australia. You can find her on Twitter here and on her website denisemills.net. Denise’s piece ‘My Mother’s Gnome’ can be found in Epoch Press’ Autumn issue, ‘Transitions’, which you can purchase here. ‘Transitions’ is such an evocative theme, what compelled…