Contributors - B

Padmaja lives in Connecticut with her husband and daughter. Her work has appeared in Sierra Poetry Festival, Trouvaille Review, New Pages, Coffee People Zine, Poetry Pause (LCP), Bitchin' Kitsch, Black Cat Magazine, and others. Her latest passion is hiking. She is working on a poetry collection. On OMPJ

Cynthia Bernard is a woman in her early seventies who is finding her voice as a poet after many years of silence. A long-time classroom teacher and a spiritual mentor, she lives and writes on a hill overlooking the ocean, about 25 miles south of San Francisco. Website | On OMPJ

Gloria lives in Berkeley, California. Her poetry has been published in Berkeley Times, Haight Ashbery Literary Journal, Permafrost, and elsewhere.