Eve Brackenbury is a City poet, Suburban Bookseller and Backyard History Hound who lives at the edge of nowhere next to a lazy bend in the river. Eve’s poetry often reflects both rural and urban landscapes, and she seeks to write about the seduction in life. Books of poetry include: A Companion of Lesser Brilliance with poet Paul McGlamery, The Lennox Garden: Pressed Between Pages with graphic artist Phillip King, Shadowed Grounds, and she is included in the 2013 anthology, Poetry Train America. She is the owner of Inklings’ Books & Coffee Shoppe in Blue Springs, Mo. (inklingsbookscoffee.com).
Alarie Tennille was born and raised in Portsmouth, Va., and graduated from the University of Virginia in the first coed class. She still misses the ocean, but loves the writing community she's found in Kansas City. Alarie serves on the Emeritus Board of The Writers Place, and is the author of Running Counterclockwise and Spiraling into Control. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including The Whirlybird Anthology of Kansas City Writers, Margie, Poetry East, Coal City Review, Wild Goose Poetry Review, I-70 Review, Midwest Quarterly Review, and Southern Women's Review. Please visit her website at alariepoet.com.