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New Release: TLJ Volume XVIII - The Missing Piece
TL Open Mic Night: Saturday, July 30th @ The Bunker from 8-11PM

2013 Hall of Fame Members 

Volume I
Rediscovering the Passion

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hangming Yuan

Poem: Me & Sand

           Votes received: 226

Bio: Changming Yuan, 4-time Pushcart nominee and author of Chansons of a Chinaman (Leaf Garden, 2009) and Landscaping (Flutter Press, 2013), grew up in rural China and published several monographs before moving to Canada as an international student. With a PhD in English from the University of Saskatchewan, Yuan currently works as a private tutor in Vancouver, where he co-edits/publishes Poetry Pacific with his teenager poet son Allen Qing Yuan (Poetry submissions welcome at editors.pp@gmail.com). Recently interviewed by PANK, Yuan has poetry appear in Barrow Street, Best Canadian Poetry (2009, 2012), BestNewPoemsOnline, Exquisite Corpse, Threepenny Review, Torrid literature Journal and 700 other literary journals/anthologies across 27 countries.

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hris Castle

Story: Collection

           Votes received: 107

Bio: Chris has been published close to 400 times. His latest work has been published in the new Horror Zine book. At the moment he is working on a novel set in Greece, where he works and a collection of poetry. He can be reached at chriscastle76@hotmail.com for feedback.

 

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Volume II
The Bare Naked Truth

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rica Marchant

Poem: Void

        Votes received: 21

 

Bio: Erica Marchant has been crafting poetry, creative fiction, and creative non-fiction in different genres for many years. She publishes poetry, flash, shorts and micro-fiction pieces while working on a science fiction novel series, a few compilation books and to many other projects to list. When she is not writing she most enjoys spending time with her husband, son and two crazy dogs.

 

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. Fox Dunham

Story: Dancing at Albie’s Pub at the End of the World

           Votes received: 97

 

Bio: T. Fox Dunham resides outside of Philadelphia, PA - author and historian. He’s published in nearly 200 international journals and anthologies. His first novel, The Street Martyr will be published by Out of the Gutter Books, followed up by Searching for Andy Kaufman from PMMP in 2014. He’s a cancer survivor. His friends call him fox, being his totem animal, and his motto is: Wrecking civilization one story at a time.

 

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Volume III
The Forgotten Lyrics

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ebecca Wright

Poems: Haunted | Progression

          Votes received: 45

 

Bio: is a 22-year-old graduate of University of South Florida with her BA in Creative Writing. She wants people to analyze why she wrote something and what it means, when in all actuality, she wrote it because she could. She has been published in Torrid Literature Journal, The Delinquent, and The Writing Disorder. She currently resides in St. Petersburg, Florida missing her polydactal cat, Huckleberry Fynnigan. She plans to receive her M.F.A. in Creative Writing and in the future, change the worldShe is currently attending St. Petersburg College to complete her English teaching certificate and can help students enjoy the world of literature.

Website: agirlwholives.com

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ichard Hartwell

Stories: Disposable Wedding | Switch

           Votes received: 166

 

Bio: Rick Hartwell is a retired middle school English teacher living in Moreno Valley, California. He believes in the succinct, that the small becomes large; and, like the Transcendentalists and William Blake, that the instant contains eternity. Given his “druthers,” if he’s not writing, Rick would rather be still tailing plywood in a mill in Oregon. He has been published in: Empirical Magazine, Newtowner Magazine, Birmingham Arts Magazine, Camel Saloon, Bamboo Forest, Stray Branch, Everyday Fiction, and many others.

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Volume IV
The D.N.A. of a Poet

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ose Paolo Calcetas

Poems: Fidelity | A Butterfly My Hands Can Never Hold

      Votes received: 256

 

Bio: Jose Paolo Cheeseman Calcetas, is working as a writer for Jeorge "E.R." Ejercito Estregan, Governor of the Province of Laguna and multi-awarded actor/champion public servant in the Philippines. He began writing and won his first competition at the age of 8. He has been a scholastic journalist for 17 years and is the founding president of Pass the Passion, a journalism-based organization that conducts free trainings and seminars for young and old writing enthusiasts. He has won several international recognitions such as: Special Citation, 3rd Dokdo International Essay Competition, and man others.

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oberta Lynn Rosencutter

Story: Brother

           Votes received: 108

 

Bio: Roberta Lynn Rosencutter received her bachelor's degree in English from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Tx. She is currently working in the circulation department of her local library. Her work has been featured in Humid Literary Journal and also Torrid Literature Journal, where she is a Hall of Fame member for her fiction work.

 

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We want to thank everyone for their participation in supporting our writers.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Alice Saunders at
asaunders@torridliterature.com.