Norwood Bret Bret Norwood lives in Sheridan, Wyoming. His stories and poetry have been published in the Open Window Review, Owen Wister Review, Soundzine, and other journals, and his poetry was recognized in the 2013 WyoPoets National and Members-Only contests. He is a staff blogger for the Sheridan Programmers Guild. Follow his work at bretnorwood.com. Perkins II Richard King Richard King Perkins II is a state-sponsored advocate for residents in long-term care facilities. He lives in Crystal Lake, IL, with his wife Vickie and daughter Sage. He is a three-time Pushcart nominee and a Best of the Net nominee whose work has appeared in hundreds of publications including The Louisiana Review, Bluestem, Emrys Journal, Sierra Nevada Review, Roanoke Review, The Red Cedar Review and The William and Mary Review. He has poems forthcoming in Sobotka Literary Magazine, The Alembicand Milkfist. His poem “Distillery of the Sun” was runner-up in the 2014 Bacopa Literary Review poetry contest. Pobo Kenneth Kenneth Pobo has a new book forthcoming from Blue Light Press called Bend Of Quiet. His work has appeared in: Indiana Review, Mudfish, Nimrod, Hawaii Review, and elsewhere. Poyner Ken G Ken Poyner has lately been seen in “Analog”, “Café Irreal”, “Cream City Review”, “The Journal of Microliterature”, “Blue Collar Review”, and many wonderful places. His latest book of short fiction, “Constant Animals’, is available from his web, www.kpoyner.com, and from www.amazon.com. He is married to Karen Poyner, one of the world’s premier power lifters, and holder of more than a dozen current world powerlifting records. They are the parents of four rescue cats, and an energetic fish. Roth Sy Sy Roth often ponders the imponderable and, in odd moments, finds the time and the wherewithal to capture the errant cogitations and give them words (or perhaps vents that steam to the surface) and others smell them and exhale gleefully lost in thought. Many publications have seen fit to publish his work. Gyroscope Review 63 !