T. M. De Vos is a lover of sad languages, independent republics, and unmarketable skills. She joined hands with Gloom Cupboard shortly after her poem, “Quarantine,” was published in Issue #124. Her poems, which have been described as “dark and sickening,” have appeared in Hawaii Pacific Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Pedestal, Quiddity, the Los Angeles Review, Caper Journal, Sakura Review, Bosphorus Art Project Quarterly, and the Saint Ann’s Review, to name a few. Her short stories, which have not yet been compellingly described, have appeared in HOBART, Prime Number Magazine, the Pittsburgh Flash Fiction Gazette, Global City Review, Whistling Fire, Dossier Journal, and Dark Sky Magazine. She is working on her first novel.
Bram Shay received an MFA in Creative Writing from New York University. His work has appeared in Stirring, where it was nominated for a Pushcart Prize; Harpur Palate; Fourteen Hills; Washington Square; Offcourse Literary Journal; Merge Poetry; Slow Trains; and SFWP. As the Director of Information Services for Poets & Writers, Inc., he led numerous writing workshops and publishing panels at the Decatur Book Festival, AWP Conference, Random House Creative Writing Competition Program, Adelphi University Writing Program, and Marymount College Writers Conference. In addition, he has served on the editorial staff of One Story and as a judge for the Writer’s Exchange Fiction Prize and Seth Barkis Fiction Award. He is a regular volunteer for Housing Works Bookstore and the PEN World Voices Literary Festival.
Book Review Editor
Shamar Hill, who is Jewish, Bajan and Cherokee, graduated from the MFA program at New York University. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Department of Cultural Affairs of New York City Award for Artists and the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship. His work was featured on the public television series “Caught in the Act: Art in Brooklyn” and has been published in magazines and journals, including The American Reader and has work forthcoming at Southern Humanities Review. He is working on his first poetry collection Photographs of an Imagined Childhood and a memoir In Defiance of All True Things.
Credit to Those Who Deserve It
Richard Wink (Previous Editor-in-Chief and creator of Gloom Cupboard)
Lena Vanelslander (Previous Editor-in-Chief)
Alan Garvey (Previous Co-Editor-in-Chief)
Dorla Moorehouse (Previous Poetry Editor)
Stuart Sharp (Previous Fiction Editor)
Greg Oguss (Previous Editor)
Jude Dillon (Previous Co-Editor)
Joseph M. Gant (Previous Poetry Editor)