Bill Newby’s poetry and short stories have appeared in Whiskey Island, Ohio Teachers Write, Bluffton Breeze, Sixfold, Palm Beach Poetry Festival Fish Tales Contest, and IWN’s Time and Tide.
Len Camarda has published The Seventh Treasure, an international thriller and several short stories. Originally from NY, Len & his family have also lived abroad, including in Spain, the location of his novel (http://www.lencamarda.com).
Sunni Bond is a retired Business and Social Studies teacher who is currently an active genealogical researcher “just for the thrill of the chase” and the joy of helping people connect to their ancestors. She has published non-fiction pieces in MENSA Bulletin and similar publications, and her fiction has appeared in IWN’s Time & Tide and Ebb & Flow.
Elise Brady has self published a children’s book: Where Am I in the Universe? She is working on a memoir, Moving to Maui: Trapped in Paradise.
Terri L. Weiss is a Georgetown Law School alum and a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She is working on her second novel, “Book of Genesis,” and also writes short stories. http://terrilweiss.com
Miho Kinnas was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. Her book of poems: Today, Fish Only (Math Paper Press, 2015). Most recently published in Cha: An Asian Literary Journal (2017).
Gregory Smorol received his BA from St. Lawrence University and MED in Communications from SUNY. He is published in several IWN anthologies. His novel, The Tithonian Biosphere, is available on Amazon.
Andrew K. Clark’s poetry has recently appeared in UCLA’s Out of Anonymity, The Zingara Literary Review, The Literary Nest. He is shopping The Day Thief, his first novel. Follow him on Twitter at @theandrewkclark.
Jim Riggs first novel, Freedom Run, follows four escaped prisoners attempting to establish new identities. Jim is crafting a variety of short stories, several new novels, and even a bit of poetry.
Anatol Zukerman was born in the Soviet Union and emigrated to the US in 1973. Here he published three books of prose and poetry: “The Bridge”, “Responsible Art” and “The City of Newdoom”.
Marilyn Lorenz was first published at the age of sixteen, is a graduate of Northwestern University, and comes from a very long line of writers. She writes poetry, short stories, music, and lyrics.
Bev Moss Haedrich, a freelance writer, has called the Lowcountry home since the mid-1970‘s. Her writing has been inspired by its gentle breezes and natural swaths of untouched landscape.
Ann Lilly, a Kentucky native, moved to Hilton Head in 2001. Her children’s book Scoot’s New Home, is an illustrated story about a little boat who lives on Hilton Head Island. http://www.ScootAroundHiltonHead.com
Ed Morgret moved to Hilton Head in 2016. His book, The Essential Ed Koterba, is a tribute to his father, a prominent journalist of the 1950s and eulogized by President Kennedy. http://www.TheEssentialEdKoterba.com
Brian Thiem retired as an Army Lt. Colonel and Police Lieutenant (detective) to Bluffton. He has an MFA (Creative Writing), and his published crime thriller novels include RED LINE, THRILL KILL, and SHALLOW GRAVE. http://www.brianthiem.com
Thelma Naylor moved to Hilton Head in 2000 following an international upbringing and career. She has dabbled in poetry since 2015, with several poems published in IWN anthologies and the Bluffton Breeze.
T.P. Foster writes poetry, essays and short stories, lately published “Meet Me Where I Am”, editor Lynne Cope Hummel, Lydia Inglett, Ltd. Publishing (2015). He retired to Hilton Head in 1997.
Sansing McPherson, an Alabama native, moved to Hilton Head in 2002 from New Jersey. Her novel, Sweat Sisters, relates the highs and lows of teachers in a NJ middle school. http://www.sansingmcpherson.com
Elizabeth Robin, retired New Jersey teacher, has two books of poetry: Silk Purses and Lemonade (2017) and Where Green Meets Blue (2018), both with Finishing Line Press. See: http://www.elizabethrobin.com/
Susan Diamond Riley, freelance copyeditor and former journalist, is currently writing a series of historical mystery novels for middle-grade readers. The first installment, The Sea Island’s Secret, will be published by Young Palmetto Books (2019).
James A. Mallory, a Detroit native, moved to Hilton Head in 2015 from Atlanta. James, a retired newspaper editor, is a freelance editor and writer shopping his first novel.
John “Mac” MacIlroy is a retired attorney, CEO and adjunct professor. His co-authored collection of short stories, “Not Exactly Rocket Scientists and Other Stories,” has just been released. Available in bookstores, and Amazon on-line.
Barry Dickson is a retired Creative Director. His poetry has appeared in journals including North American Review, PEARL, and HazMat Literary Review. He’s been a Hearst Poetry Prize finalist and received a Pushcart Prize “Special Mention.”
Norma Van Amberg, a New Jersey native, relocated to the lowcountry in 1984. A retired journalist, she is polishing Balancing on the Brink, her nonfiction book about mental illness.
Suzanne Eisinger was raised in Illinois and went on to obtain her bachelors and graduate degrees from Arizona State University and Ithaca College in New York, respectively. Besides Hilton Head, her adventures have taken her to California, Wisconsin and Virginia. Formerly a Speech Pathologist, she now spends her time keeping track of two teenage boys and a tween daughter, freelance writing and community service. Her articles regularly appear in The Daily Press of Hampton Roads, Virginia and on http://www.Kveller.com
Norm Levy’s Iong career in advertising taught him the value of compressed communication leavened with a smidgen of humor. He is the published author of Rhymes for Our Times, a book of rhymed riffs on real news headlines calculated to amuse and to occasionally instruct. He is also a published blues and country western song writer, active on social media, and a proud contributor to the four previous Island Writer’s Network anthologies. More information about Norm’s book can be found at http://www.rhymes4ourtimes.com
H.B. Tyler has a bachelor’s degree in human development and psychology and is a full time resident of Hilton Head Island. The first book of the Steele crime fiction series, Breaking Steele, was recently released and the follow up, Burying Steele, is anticipated to be released in late 2018. http://www.hbtyler.com
Carol Linneman is a Registered Nurse with an MSA Degree and Graduate Gerontology Certification. Having worked and studied in long-term care settings and personally experienced nursing home life as a supportgiver, Carol offers assistance to other supportgivers through her guides and talks. Publications include Personalizing the Nursing Home Experience, From Caregiver to Supportgiver (via Amazon), and customized guides for specific
group needs. Her creative non-fiction short stories, uniquely showcasing local volunteer opportunities, appear in magazines and respective websites. http://www.supportgiver.com
Phil Lindsey graduated from Illinois State University with an accounting degree in
1976. In 2016, he retired full-time to Bluffton, SC, and is attempting, through poetry,
to exercise the right side of his brain. His poetry spans a wide range of subjects,
including light-hearted childhood memories, comical parodies, and human
mortality. This is the first time his work has been selected for an anthology, but you
can read more of his poems on http://hellopoetry.com
Debby Grahl’s first release, The Silver Crescent, won the Paranormal Romance Guild’s 2014 Reviewers’ Choice award. Her latest book, Rue Toulouse, a contemporary romance set in New Orleans, was a Finalist for the First Coast National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award and was selected as a choice read by Hilton Head Monthly. Visually impaired since childhood, she uses screen-reading software to research and write her books. She enjoys reading murder mysteries, time travel, and, of course, romance. See http://www.debbygrahl.com and https://www.facebook.com/debbygrahlauthor. Here’s the link to my Youtube book trailer: https://youtu.be/KoH52bthNeM
Jeanie Silletti is a retired community college faculty member who taught classes in cultural anthropology in Ohio prior to her 2015 move to Hilton Head. Her background also includes twelve years of European residence (Spain, England and Italy) and international teaching experiences. Today, she continues her interest in education in Savannah where she is an art docent with the Telfair Museum. Jeanie enjoys writing, especially vignettes about growing up in a large, Irish family of ten.
Henrik de Gyor is a vendor-neutral consultant, podcaster, and non-fiction writer. When Henrik is not traveling, he resides with his wife in Bluffton, SC. http://henrikdegyor.com/books/