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New Release: TLJ Volume XVIII - The Missing Piece
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2015 Hall of Fame Members
Sandra Widner Burch
Poem: Slow Dance
Bio: Sandra Widner Burch won an Editor's Choice Award in 2008 for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry for her poem "No More Fears" and it is published in Collected Whispers. Her poem "Sixteen Candles" advanced to the semi-final round of the National Amateur Poetry Competition and is published in Sunflowers & Seashells. "He Bled for Me" was published in Patience and Grace in 2011. "A Mother's Prayer" inspired by her son, Casey, was a semi-finalist in an International Open Poetry Contest in 2012. Her love for writing and reading poetry keeps her striving to inspire others with her words.
The Butterfly Effect
Poem: We Is
Rachael Stanford is a poet/playwright/essayist located in central Illinois. Her poetry has appeared in the following journals: Euphemism, BlazeVox, and Adroit. Her poetry was selected by Sandbox Theatre for a creative dance piece in 2012. She has also been a featured poet of the Peoria Poetry club on several occasions. In addition, Stanford has won awards from the Fulton County Council for their Spoon River creative writing contest. Her essays have appeared in the journal Euphemism. Additionally, she has work in a forthcoming anthology, Chica Peeps. In 2010, Stanford won the Heartland Ten-Minute Play contest and was a semi-finalist in 2012. Her ten minutes plays were produced in 2012 and 2013 by Cornstock Theatre. Also, Katie Rasumean Theatre and the Delavan Theatre Company have produced her plays.
Story: Prom Date
Bio: G.L. Snodgrass is a born romantic. He has traveled the world twice over before settling down with his soul mate. He is a retired grandfather who likes to look at the world through young eyes.
Bio: Danny Judge is an emerging writer who is working on his first novel. His short story, “Last Night,” will appear later this year in The Quotable. A former Marine, he lives in the Midwest with his wife and two-year-old son.