Ez.P.zine Author Bios
Issue Five: Pretty//ugly
is a social worker in a psychiatric hospital. He was born in New Jersey, resides there, and will die there. His poems have appeared in numerous journals, zines, and online publications. He has published five chapbooks, two micro-chapbooks, and a full length book of poems will be published by Uncollected Press in July 2019.
West Yorks-based Punk-Poet Doing-it-Himself (since 2002) andycdiy.wordpress.com
is like an invasive species: slowly spreading across the country, got here because someone mistakenly thought she was a good idea, definitely not the size you'd expect in this environment, no natural predators.
Ireland born and London raised Pete Donohue works in community mental health in amazing Hastings on the Dirty South Coast of a proudly multi-cultural England and preserves his dubious sanity through creative writing, drawing, editing, reviewing and performing poetry and music. His poems and short stories have been published by numerous underground and alternative small presses in the UK and USA and in chapbooks: poems for tommy two-guns Analog Submission Press 2018 (two editions SOLD OUT), scream before they kill your poetry Holy&intoxicated Press 2018 (SOLD OUT) and poetry is feathers Analog Submission Press (published August 2019). He is currently working on a full poetry collection and a book of his short stories.
holds a Creative Writing Master's Degree (Distinction) from The University of Surrey and a Creative Writing Bachelor's Degree from The University of Roehampton (Barnes, London). In 2016, Haley was awarded First Prize in the Elmbridge Literary Competition for her short story 'Talisman' and in 2014 won 3rd Prize in the Hopkins Poetry Prize. She has been published in two anthologies by Fincham Press - The Trouble with Parallel Universes (2014) and Screams & Silences (2015), as well as publications such as, Guttural Magazine, Tears in the Fence, painted spoken and The Journal of British & Irish Innovative Poetry. Her work has also appeared in online zines such as datableedzine, epizootics and ez.Pzine (Pyre Publishing). In 2016, she completed editing Bigger than Bones, a volume of essays and creative work with a focus on the body, produced by interdisciplinary.net (now folded). Haley's first poetry chapbook "Nekorb" was published by Veer Books (August 2017). Haley has presented work, both creative and non-fiction, at The University of Roehampton, The University of Falmouth and Mansfield College of The University of Oxford. She is the founder of Selcouth Station Press, which has been in operation since 2017.
Casey Renee Kiser's work (a.k.a. Snail ViXen) shines light on distorted mainstream ideas of beauty and closely examines society's swift diagnosis of "mental illness" for anyone coloring outside the lines. Always quirky and armed with bold confessional dynamite, her humor is uncompromising, often abrupt and unsettling. She writes about identity, depression, emotional abuse and healing within complicated relationships. She resides in a magical place called The Crystal Garden.
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is sometimes a writer from the Chicagoland area in Illinois. He has his first full length collection of poetry entitled Slightly Torn Pages from the Loose of a Madman available on Amazon. Contact info: via Instagram @rick_the_shoe_shine_boy
is a UK poet: hundreds of his poems have appeared in print and online: he has published several chapbooks and a full collection 'Hang In There' (Uncollected Press USA)
Zigzagging back and forth across the Canadian/US border, Adrian Slonaker works as a copywriter and copy editor. Adrian's poetry has been nominated for a Best of the Net award and appeared in Algebra of Owls, WINK: Writers in the Know, Dodging the Rain, Aerodrome, and elsewhere.
types in SoIL, US. Has had work published in Horror, Sleaze, Trash.
previously published by Analog Submission Press (2 Chapbooks) as well as Paper and Ink Zine #14, and online via Cephalopress and Horror Sleaze Trash.
is the author of The Hug and Other Stories (Červená Barva Press, 2019), Ploieşti (Červená Barva Press, 2019), Revelation #2 (Iron Lung Press, 2019), The Sage-Femme and The Whore (Analog Submission Press), Questions Are My Only Answers (Alien Buddha Press), and My French (Analog Submission Press). Find him at kevintosca.com. He lives in Berlin.