Cole Eubanks

Cole Eubanks is retired as a public school teacher from the Philadelphia (PA) and Atlantic City (NJ) School Districts. Over the past fifteen years, he has presented in a wide disparity of venues including a Buddhist monastery, the Tunes against Turmoil Rock Festival, the Café Improv television show, and numerous radio programs.  Cole has conducted three workshops for Richard Stockton College’s Teen Arts Festival (Pomona, NJ) and has been the featured poet for the Sovereign Ave Black History Jazz Celebration for the past six years.  In 2010, he won the Literacy Volunteers of America in Atlantic County’s Poet of the Year Contest.  Cole’s work can be found in Poets against War, Inferno-No Boundaries, Apiary, and Straycat.


Bruce Niedt

Bruce W. Niedt is a “beneficent bureaucrat” and South Jersey native whose poetry has appeared in numerous print and online publications, most recently in Writers Digest, Spitball, Chantarelle’s Notebook, Lucid Rhythms, Curio Poetry, Verse Wisconsin, US 1 Worksheets, and the anthology Best of The Barefoot Muse. He has won the ByLine Short Fiction and Poetry Prize, first prize for poetry at the Philadelphia Writers Conference, and two Pushcart Prize nominations.   His latest chapbook is Twenty-four by Fourteen, a collection of sonnets and other short poems, published by Maverick Duck Press.