Issue #18 The Wind in the Willows

Jessica Allyson
Mole and Niece
Jessica is a new author with work featured in an anthology published by the Writing Prompts Group on Facebook, and on Story a’s StoryFest.

Carrie L. Clickard
Moley Pleasures
Carrie’s writing has appeared in Myriad Lands, Havok, Andromeda Spaceways, Enchanted Conversations, Nightmare Stalkers and Dream Walkers, Spellbound, Haiku of the Dead, Muse, and Underneath the Juniper Tree.

Lois Marie Harrod
Rat and Mole in Hopper’s Diner in Bleak December
Lois’s 16th collection Nightmares of the Minor Poet appeared in June 2016. And She Took the Heart appeared in January 2016, Fragments from the Biography of Nemesis and the chapbook How Marlene Mae Longs for Truth appeared in 2013.

Juleigh Howard-Hobson
The Mouse in Chapter Two
Juleigh’s poetry has appeared in Able Muse, The Lyric, Star*Line, Fairy Magazine, Polu Texni,The Alabama Literary Review, Caduceus, Weaving The Terrain, Poem Revised, and The Nancy Drew Anthology.

Jenna Jaco
Badger’s Bell Collection
Jenna is a technical writer from Texas working in visual programming and the internet of things. Her work has most recently appeared in What Fresh Witch is This? and Sweet Tree Review.

Jennifer Jenkins
Dad’s Nightgown
Jennifer’s fiction has appeared in Curio Magazine, Hippocampus Magazine, and earned an honorable mention for Glimmertrain’s Very Short Fiction Award. She has an M.F.A. in creative writing from Wilkes University.

Amy Karon
Water Rat Embarks
Amy’s poems have appeared in Eastern Iowa Review, Cricket, Half Mystic, Blanket Sea, Lagan Online, and Mystic Blue Review. She lives in San Jose.

Mary Soon Lee
Readers Auxilliary Meeting #43
Mary’s poetry credits include American Scholar, the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and 119 haiku in Science. She has won the Rhysling Award and the Elgin Award.

Maya Levine
The Way Home
Maya has been published twice with the Leyla Beban Short Story Contest. She will be published with the Eating Disorders Project and MoonPark Review. She enjoys The Wind in the Willows very much.

David McVey
The Breeze in the Beeches
David lectures at New College Lanarkshire in Scotland. He has published short stories and non-fiction focusing on history and the outdoors. He enjoys supporting his home-town football team, Kirkintilloch Rob Roy FC.

Lena Ng
Toad’s Birthday Extravaganza
Lena’s work has appeared in Polar Borealis Magazine, Spectacle Magazine, Enchanted Conversation Magazine, ARTPOST Magazine, and We Shall Be Monsters. Under an Autumn Moon is her short story collection.

Brian Malachy Quinn
Brian has illustrated for many diverse projects: children’s books, literary fiction anthologies, speculative fiction magazines and sci-fi, fantasy and horror magazines.

Frances Pauli
Mr. Toad’s Funeral
Frances writes speculative and anthropomorphic fiction. She has published more than twenty novels, numerous short stories, and ebooks. Her novella, The Earth Tigers has been nominated for both a Leo and a Coyotl award.

Phoebe Wagner
Searching for Pan
Phoebe grew up on the Susquehanna River but now spends her days writing in Nevada’s high desert. She can be found on Twitter: @pheebs_w.

Jane Yolen
River Song: A Poetic Trilogy
Jane’s 365th and 366th books were published in March, one a picture book and one a Holocaust novel featured in a long essay in the New Yorker in July 2018. Six colleges and universities have given her honorary doctorates for her body of work.

Amanda Yskamp
Mole and Rat on the River
Amanda’s work has been published in such magazines as Threepenny Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Georgia Review, Boxcar Review, Rattapallax, and Caketrain.