Beth Burrell

Beth Burrell

Founder & Editor

Beth Burrell is a writer and editor who began her career as a daily newspaper reporter before earning an MS in Education, with a focus on psychology. Most recently, she has worked in school and nonprofit communications, and tutored adults working to earn their GEDs. She has freelanced and reported on issues including local government, science, the environment, and philanthropy. She lives in suburban Philadelphia with her family. Find her on Twitter and Instagram.
Rudri Bhatt Patel

Rudri Bhatt Patel

Founder & Editor

Rudri Bhatt Patel is a lawyer turned writer and editor. Prior to attending law school, she graduated with an MA in English with an emphasis in creative writing. She is on staff at Literary Mama and her work has appeared in Pidgeonholes, Milk Candy Review, The Washington Post, Business Insider, Saveur, DAME, Brain, Child Magazine, ESPN,  Mothers Always Write,  Phoenix New Times and elsewhere. She is currently working on a memoir on grief, the Hindu culture and how it provides perspective on life’s ordinary graces. She lives in Arizona with her family. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter or her site, rudribhattpatel.com.
Clive Collins

Clive Collins

Poetry Editor

Clive Collins is the author of two novels, The Foreign Husband (Marion Boyars) and Sachiko’s Wedding (Marion Boyars/ Penguin Books). Misunderstandings, a collection of short stories, was joint winner of the Macmillan Silver PEN Award in 1994. Carried Away and Other Stories was recently published at Red Bird Chapbooks.

Annie L. Scholl

Annie L. Scholl

Artist on Craft Contributor

Annie L. Scholl, an Iowa native and University of Iowa graduate, is a full-time freelance writer based in North Carolina. She is a frequent contributor to The Sunlight Press and regularly contributes to HuffPost, Unity Magazine and Daily Word. She’s also been published on Brevity blog and Past Ten, among others. Annie is at work on her first memoir. You can find her at anniescholl.com.

Caroline Packard

Caroline Packard

Copyeditor/Reader/Social Media Assistant

Caroline Packard earned a BA in English from Yale, studied Shakespeare at Oxford, and was an editor on the NYU Law Review. She volunteers as an ESL tutor and an editor at The Swarthmorean. After leading Friends Conflict Resolution Programs for 15 years, she co-authored The Mediator’s Handbook (4th ed.). Earlier, she was a litigator at Dechert, LLP. Her father is the creator of the children’s book series Choose Your Own Adventure. More at www.packardconflictresolution.com.

Readers

Susan Pohlman

Susan Pohlman

Susan Pohlman is the founder and director of the Phoenix Writers Network. She is a freelance writer, editor, writing coach, and workshop facilitator. She is the author of the memoir, Halfway to Each Other: How a Year in Italy Brought Our Family Home. Her essays have been published in a variety of print and online magazines and journals.
Elizabeth Spencer

Elizabeth Spencer

Elizabeth Helen Spencer writes fiction, book reviews, and personal finance articles. She lives with her family in the Philadelphia suburbs. To learn more about Elizabeth and her writing you can visit elizabeth-helen-spencer.com or connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Kate Jones

Kate Jones

Kate Jones is a freelance writer based in the UK, with work appearing in various places and genres, including Feminartsy, Thresholds, The Sunlight Press, and Spelk. She blogs about the writing life at writerinresidenceblog.wordpress.com.
Amanda Steel

Amanda Steel

Amanda Steel is the author of Ghost of MeAlways Darkest Before Dawn and several other novels and poetry collections. She works as a copywriter, co-hosts the book review podcast Reading in Bed, and also writes book reviews for Joyzine.

Her website is https://www.amandasteelwriter.com.

Meg Freer

Meg Freer

Meg Freer teaches piano and does occasional freelance editing and proofreading from her home in Kingston, Ontario. Her photos, short prose, and poems have appeared in various North American anthologies and journals and she is the co-author of a collaborative chapbook of poems, Serve the Sorrowing World with Joy (Woodpecker Lane Press, 2020).

We are grateful to volunteer artists and photographers Eric Sorensen, Steve Johnson, Molly Engel, Emily Sorensen, and Brian Barbeito.