Contributors - K

Melanie is an emerging writer from Boston. When not writing in the early morning, she enjoys adventure travel, craft cocktails, and people-watching from her terrace. She writes about climate change, aging, and love. Website | On OMPJ

Adele has been writing poetry since childhood and believes strongly that poetry’s greatest power lies in showing us that we’re not alone. Carriage House Poetry Series founder and Tiferet’s poetry editor, she’s received, among other awards, NewJersey State Arts Council poetry fellowships and a first-place Allen Ginsberg Award. Website | On OMPJ

Margaret is an Idaho native with a writing habit living in Boise, where she taught English and creative writing before her retirement. Her work has been published in Deep Wild, Amsterdam Quarterly, Tiny Seed Literary Journal, Poetry and Places, Hyacinth Review, MacLeans’s Quinterly, What These Hands Remember (Kelsay 2022) and When Seasons Were Kingdoms (2024). On OMPJ

Vyacheslav (Slava) Konoval is a Ukrainian poet whose work is devoted to the most pressing social problems of our time, such as poverty, ecology, relations between people and the government, and war. Slava’s poems were presented at War Art Project, and he is a member of the Federation of Scottish Writers. On OMPJ

Elizabeth Kutepov (Rap to God), poet, spoken word artist, rapper, actress, and recording artist, graduated from City College (CUNY) with a BA in Theatre and Liberal Arts. She is a member of SAG/AFTRA and has worked in film, TV, and theatre. Elizabeth loves the arts, animals, and strives to bring peace, love, and unity to the world. Website | On OMPJ