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Rachel Larensen is a chef, poet, wife, and mother who uses poetry to see the brilliance in the world. She lives in northern Connecticut with her husband and two adorable cats. She has been published in print and online several times. Poetry offers her a doorway into the finer things in life, beauty, voice, and understanding. Facebook Page | On OMPJ

Thomasina Levy is a poet and award-winning musician. Her poem, Evensong, was published by the Connecticut Poet Society. Her poem "Gasconading Bluster" is included in "Unlocking the Word," edited by Dr. Jonas Zdanys. "Lazaretto" was published in the Cape Cod Times in May 2020. WordPeace published, I Met One of the Righteous 36 in August 2022. Website | On OMPJ

Kristan is a poet and fiction writer whose work has appeared in various journals. She is an extreme Libra who makes a mean grilled cheese. Website | On OMPJ

LindaAnn is a native New Yorker, an Elgin Award winner, and a member of SFP, the British Fantasy Society, and The Dramatists Guild. Her poetry books include "Women Who Were Warned," "Messengers of the Macabre," "Apprenticed to the Night," and "Vampire Ventures." Website | On OMPJ


Nancy Lubarsky, a retired school superintendent, has been published in various journals including Exit 13, Lips, Tiferet, Stillwater Review, and Paterson Literary Review. She’s authored two books: "Tattoos" (Finishing Line) and "The Only Proof" (Kelsay ). Her manuscript "Truth to the Rumors" was one of five finalists for the 2023 Laura Boss Narrative Poetry Award. On OMPJ

Jerry Lynch is a 36-year-old man living in central Connecticut. Website | On OMPJ