Silver Streams Issue 3 - Page 27


Noel King  was born and lives in Tralee, Co Kerry. In this his 50th  year, he has reached his 1000th  publication of a poem, haiku or short story in magazines and journals in thirty-eight countries. His poetry collections are published by Salmon:  Prophesying the Past, (2010), The Stern Wave (2013) and Sons  (2015). He has edited more than fifty books of work by others (Doghouse Books, 2003 – 2013) and was poetry editor of  Revival Literary Journal  (Limerick Writers’ Centre) in 2012/13.  A short story collection,  The Key Signature & Other Stories is published by Liberties Press  in 2017.

David Tierney published previously in The Galway Review as well as some other small college publications/newspapers.

Born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, in 1959, Stefana McClure received her BA from Hornsey College of Art in London and continued her studies at Kyoto Seika University in Japan. Recent solo exhibitions have been held at Bartha Contemporary, London (2009, 2013, 2017); Sleeper, Edinburgh (2017); Arróniz Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City (2015), Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York (2006, 2008, 2011, 2015); Dublin Contemporary, Dublin, Ireland (2011) and Kunstverein Grafschaft Bentheim, Neuenhaus, Germany (2006). McClure has also been included in numerous museum exhibitions, most recently  Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA (2017), Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH (2017), Kunst Palais Liechtenstein, Feldkirch, Austria (2017).

Devon Miller-Duggan has published poems in Rattle, Shenandoah, Margie, Christianity and Literature, Gargoyle. She teaches Creative Writing at the University of Delaware. Her books include Pinning the Bird to the Wall (Tres Chicas Books, 2008), Neither Prayer, Nor Bird (Finishing Line Press, 2013), Alphabet Year, (Wipf & Stock, 2017).

Randall Smith lives and works in Brooklyn. His work can be found in LouLit Review, Oddball Magazine and the Drunken Llama

R. A. Allen's poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in  RHINO, Night Train, The Matador Review, Amuse-Bouche, The Penn Review, Amaryllis and elsewhere. He has one  Pushcart  nomination for poetry and one  Best of the Web nomination for fiction. He lives in Memphis, a city of light and sound. More at

John Grey is an Australian poet, US resident. Recently published in the Tau, Studio One and Columbia Review with work upcoming in Naugatuck River Review, Examined Life Journal and Midwest Quarterly.  


Leslie Caton is an essayist from Cedar Rapids, IA and Erick Brucker is an essayist and poet from Richmond, VA.  Leslie earned her BA in English from University of Iowa and currently works as a freelance writer. Erick earned his MFA from University of Iowa's non-fiction writing program. Their work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Wapsippinicon Almanac, Grasslimb, Jelly Bucket, and Essay Daily. They have each had pieces named notable selections in the Best American Essays series. 

RH PEAT, is 75, lives in California; He’s published his poetry in the USA, New Zealand, Australia, India, England, Canada, and Japan. He’s taught workshops and operated poetry readings in California.   He now runs a closed poetry forum for accomplished writers on the internet with some mentoring for younger poets. The workshop is closed to the general public and is only for members, which includes poets from the Netherlands, England, Canada, USA, Spain, & Portugal.

Thomas Piekarski is a former editor of the California State Poetry Quarterly and Pushcart Prize nominee. His poetry and interviews have appeared in literary journals internationally, including Nimrod, Florida English Journal, Cream City Review, Mandala Journal, Poetry Salzburg, Poetry Quarterly, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, and Boston Poetry Magazine. He has published a travel book, Best Choices In Northern California, and Time Lines, a book of poems.