In addition to regular appearances in Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, Dr. Gordon's poetry has appeared in New Myths, Asimov’s, Hospital Drive, and other fine publications. He divides his time between editing, writing, reading, and providing medical care to a cadre of his fellow military veterans in the small town in Maine in which he resides. Learn more about Dr. Gordon and his publication history by exploring his personal blog, Steves of Grass http://www.StevesofGrass.blogspot.com.
Lana the Poetry Dog (pictured with Dr. Gordon) helps Dr. Gordon identify and reject any "doggerel" poems submitted for consideration. An Airedale terrier of noble pedigree, Lana enjoys meaty bones, long walks, and barking at other dogs--especially retrievers. She lives in Kansas with the Art Editor.
Jason Artemus Gordon, Art Editor
Jason Artemus Gordon joined the editorial staff March 2, 2018. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Columbus College of Art & Design in Columbus, Ohio where he honed his skills as a painter, illustrator, sculptor, and graphic designer. He currently resides in Kansas.
In addition to making art, Gordon enjoys gourmet cooking and video games. He is available for freelance hire and invites you to explore his website JasonArtGo.com, to connect with him on LinkedIn, to email him at JasonArtGo@gmail.com, and to check out his work on Instagram @JasonArtGo.
Want to own one of his illustrations as seen in Songs of Eretz? Please go to our "Artwork Store" page for details on how to purchase the original, one-of-kind paintings or drawings, framed and delivered directly to you http://www.songsoferetz.com/p/artwork-store.html.
Terri Lynn Cummings, Assistant Editor
A Note about Our Frequent Contributors: Frequent Contributor status is bestowed upon a select few up-and-coming poets handpicked by the Editor-in-Chief. Membership in this exclusive group is by invitation only.
Ross Balcom, Frequent Contributor
Ross Balcom lives in the former constitutional republic of the United States. His poems have appeared in Beyond Centauri, inkscrawl, Poetry Midwest, Spectral Realms, Star*Line, and other publications. In addition to poetry, his interests include parapsychology, hypnosis, and neuro-linguistic programming (NLP). A Charter Member of the Frequent Contributor ranks, Ross has been an FC since January 1, 2016.
Gene Hodge, Frequent Contributor
Gene is a member of the Chattanooga Writer’s Guild and International Bureau of Electrical Workers. He is also a professional entertainer who performs throughout the south and northeast. He hails from Soddy Daisy, Tennessee. A review of his latest published poetry collection, in the moment, may be found here http://www.songsoferetz.com/2017/11/pop-by-gene-hodge.html. Gene has been a Frequent Contributor since January 1, 2018.
Karla is assistant editor and poetry book reviewer for The Centrifugal Eye. She is a member of Just Poets (Rochester, New York), the Florida State Poetry Society, the New Mexico Poetry Society, and The Author's Guild. Visit her blog, Vagabond Poet Redux, at http://karlalinn.blogspot.com; follow her on Twitter @LinnMerrifiel; or friend her on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/karlalinn.merrifield. Karla joined the Frequent Contributor ranks December 12, 2018.
John Reinhart, Special Guest Frequent Contributor
John Reinhart was a Charter Member Frequent Contributor from January 1, 2016, to December 13, 2017. He has graciously agreed to cover for the unexpected resignation of another FC since March 4, 2019.
John is a recipient of the Horror Writers Association Dark Poetry Scholarship and a winner of the Poetry Nook Weekly Contest. His work ranges from fantastical to experimental and has been published in Pedestal Magazine, Holy Shit!, Fleurs du Mal, Liquid Imagination, Popshot, Better Than Starbucks, and many other literary magazines, various anthologies, and across seven collections of poetry. Find his work at http://home.hampshire.edu/~jcr00/reinhart.html, and on social media.
Past Frequent Contributors:
Yoni Hammer-Kossoy was a Frequent Contributor from January 1, 2018, to November 30, 2018. Enjoy his poetry here: http://www.songsoferetz.com/search?q=Yoni+Hammer-Kossoy.
Sierra July was a Charter Member Frequent Contributor from January 1, 2016, to November 23, 2018. Enjoy her poetry here: http://www.songsoferetz.com/search?q=Sierra+July.
Mary Soon Lee was a Charter Member Frequent Contributor from January 1, 2016, to December 7, 2018. Enjoy her poetry here: http://www.songsoferetz.com/search?q=Mary+Soon+Lee.
Lauren McBride was a Charter Member Frequent Contributor from January 1, 2016, to December 14, 2018. Enjoy her poetry here: http://www.songsoferetz.com/search?q=Lauren+McBride.
David Pring-Mill was a Charter Member Frequent Contributor from January 1, 2016, to October 27, 2017. Enjoy his poetry here: http://www.songsoferetz.com/search?q=David+Pring-Mill.
John Reinhart was a Charter Member Frequent Contributor from January 1, 2016, to December 13, 2017. Enjoy his poetry here: http://www.songsoferetz.com/search?q=John+Reinhart.
Aparna Sanyal was a Frequent Contributor from January 1, 2018, to December 21, 2018. Enjoy her poetry here: http://www.songsoferetz.com/search?q=aparna+sanyal.
Kaitlyn Vaughn (nee Frazier) was a Charter Member Frequent Contributor from January 1, 2016, to May 18, 2016. She came out of retirement and graciously agreed to cover for Frequent Contributor Terri Lynn Cummings who was on a leave of absence from December 25, 2017, to July 2, 2018. Enjoy her poetry here: http://www.songsoferetz.com/search?q=Kaitlyn.