Contributing Authors P-R
A little about some of our contributors. Please feel free to send us a small biography (including roughly where you live) - and a photo - of yourself! Please use the Contact Form to send details.
Born in Mumbai, Sunayna Pal moved to the USA after marriage. She opted out of her corporate job to embark on her heart's pursuits: she sold art for NGOs and became a certified handwriting analyst to help people understand themselves. Discover more at sunaynapal.com
Carl “Papa” Palmer lives in University Place, Washington State. Now retired from the military and Federal Aviation Administration, he enjoys life as “Papa” to his grand descendants and as a Franciscan Hospice volunteer. He is a Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net and Micro Award nominee. His motto is "Long Weekends Forever!"
Residing on a small hobby farm in Central Minnesota, Glen A. Palmer enjoys writing both contemporary and science fiction. He relishes rural life with his wife and their flock of pet chickens. A retired neuropsychologist, he can be found tending his garden or accompanying his wife to local thrift stores.
Heather R. Parker is a freelance writer, editor, and published poet from Georgia. She works as a writer and editor for the self-publishing platform Fictionate.me. Her work has appeared in Nightingale & Sparrow magazine, Medium, and others. Her upcoming chapbook will be published by Between Shadows Press.
John Perry lives in Logan, Queensland. At one time a newspaper and technical proofreader, he has recently discovered the joy of writing for himself, and in the company of others. Although he describes himself as a 'senior', he regards himself as being at the outset of a new career as a writer.
Malvina Perova is a warrior writer, creator, and illustrator from Ukraine. As a true Ukrainian, when bad times come, she works hard and turns tears into art. When it gets really unbearable, she writes a book. The only line on her bucket list is “to make a difference”
Sivan Pillai is a retired professor who lives in Navsari, India. His short stories have been published by Flash Fiction Magazine, 101Words, Spoken Stories Org and elsewhere.
Robbie Porter is a lecturer and charity worker from Worcester, England. He was born in Hawick, Scotland and studied English and History at the University of Sunderland. His short story Mannerley was published in the 2018 supernatural horror anthology Cathartic Screams. He has also been recently published in Flash Frontier.
Fabrice Poussin lives in Rome, Georgia, and teaches French and English at Shorter University. Author of novels and poetry, his work has appeared in Kestrel, Symposium, The Chimes, and dozens of other magazines. His photography has been published in The Front Porch Review, the San Pedro River Review and more than 350 other publications.
Ken Poyner has four flash and four poetry collections available at Internet book sites everywhere. He spent 33 years wrangling computers in the lower right-hand corner of Virginia, where he now herds cats and his wife’s power lifting.
Nina Quigley lives in Co Donegal, Ireland. Her work has been widely published, won prizes, and her first collection of poetry, "Legacy," was published by Lapwing Publications.
Diana Radovan currently lives in Germany and writes in English, German, and Romanian. A former scientist and medical writer, she also founded the Creative Writing group in Munich. Her poetry, fiction, and non-fiction – more of which can be found at her website – have received awards since 2004. Diana co-authored Munich Stories in 2016.
Connecticut writer Charles Rafferty won the 2016 NANO Fiction Prize, in addition to grants from several other bodies. His most recent poetry collections include The Smoke of Horses and Something an Atheist Might Bring Up at a Cocktail Party. Currently, he directs the MFA program at Albertus Magnus College and teaches at the Westport Writers’ Workshop.
Tori V. Rainn resides in Texas where she collects knives, or anything sharp, and pretends to be a ninja. She’s a Christ follower, gamer, music and movie junkie, and tea addict. Writing for a variety of genres, her writing has featured on Youth Inspiration, 600 Second Saga, Edify Publications, and Storyland. She welcomes visitors on Facebook.
Lawyer Susmita Ramani lives in Palo Alto, California, with her husband, two daughters, and 12 pets. Her work has featured in 365 Tomorrows, 100 Words, 3 Moon Magazine, The Daily Drunk, The Wondrous Real Magazine, Six Sentences, 50 Word Stories, Vine Leaves Press, The Drabble and elsewhere. Follow Susmita on Twitter.
Saundra Rees is a copyeditor and proofreader with 14 years' experience at a small publishing company in Missouri, but who now does freelance proofreading as well as part time secretarial work at a church and is otherwise retired.
Renée K. Reeves grew up in New Hampshire, graduated from the University of New Mexico, and recently finished a stint studying Chinese in Taiwan. She currently works as a tall ship sailor and writes speculative fiction when she has free time.
With a degree in biological science, Bostonian Jane Reid stumbled into newspaper reporting and then spent many years as an editor. She now does occasional free-lance writing, editing and PR. Her addiction to FFF is her first foray into fiction writing since she was 10 years old.
Susan Fairfax Reid is a writer living in Baltimore, MD, USA. She began freelancing in Baltimore, Maryland for The Sun and The Evening Sun. More recently, she has moved into fiction writing, where she has added to her published credits.
Hannah Retallick, from Anglesey, North Wales, studied Creative Writing with the Open University. She was shortlisted in the Writing Awards at the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival, the Cambridge Short Story Prize, the Bedford International Writing Competition, and the Fish Publishing Short Story Prize. Find out more about Hannah at her website.
E. E. Rhodes is an archaeologist who lives in Cardiff, with 4,000 books, a tolerant partner, and at least a couple of mice. Follow her at @electra_rhodes
Dan Rice lives in the great Pacific Northwest. While not entertaining a pair of young lads or pulling the 9 to 5, Dan writes fiction, mostly speculative. His debut fantasy novel
Solarflame will hit the shelves in 2021. To read his thoughts on writing and view his complete bibliography, please visit his website.
Born in Ireland, Jo Riglar now lives in southeast England with her husband and an ageing goldfish. A retired headteacher, she loves the opportunity to indulge her passion for writing and reading, especially poetry. She enjoys entering writing competitions and has had some success.
Ivan Ristic is a flash fiction writer and journalist from Serbia. His stories have been published in online literary magazines including A Story in 100 Words, Helly Cherry, and Libartes. He also writes ambient music under his own name and the pseudonym Ivan Ivanhoerista. It can be often heard on the British radio station Resonance 104.4 FM.
Born in Scarborough in England, Michael Roberts now lives in coastal British Columbia in the shadow of Grouse Mountain. Starting at 14, he's written many poems, songs and short stories. He was first encouraged to write by an exasperated parent who said, " I REALLY hope you do something about that over-active imagination of yours..."
June Rollins, living in North Carolina, is an artist and non-fiction writer who longs to write fiction. She self-published Alcohol Ink Dreamscaping Quick Reference Guide on Amazon. Find out more at her own website.
Copper Rose perforates the edges of the page while writing unusual stories from the heart of Wisconsin. Her work has appeared in various anthologies and online journals. She also understands there really is something about pie. You can connect with her at Author Copper Rose and Copper Rose – Author.