In addition to publishing the work of current students, the staff at Layman’s Way are also excited to publish the work of artists from across the globe.
Andrew McAlpine is a writer and teacher living in Northampton, MA. He is the author of the poetry chapbooks The Volunteer and My Utmost Devotion. He's a member of the Connecticut River Valley Poets' Theater, where he writes, acts, and directs. He also writes about tabletop gaming and culture at There Will Be Games.
Andrew Lafleche is an award-winning poet and author of six books. His work uses a spoken style of language to blend social criticism, philosophical reflection, explicit language, and black comedy. Andrew enlisted in the Army in 2007 and received an honorable discharge in 2014. Visit www.AJLafleche.comor follow Andrew on Twitter: @AndrewLafleche.
Charles Kell is a PhD student at The University of Rhode Island and associate editor of The Ocean State Review. His poetry and fiction have appeared in The New Orleans Review, The Saint Ann’s Review, Kestrel, The Pinch, and elsewhere. He teaches in Rhode Island and Connecticut.
Michelle Brooks has published a collection of poetry, Make Yourself Small, (Backwaters Press), and a novella, Dead Girl, Live Boy, (Storylandia Press). Her poetry collection, Flamethrower, will be published by Latte Press in 2019. A native Texan, she has spent much of her adult life in Detroit.
Carl Boon lives in Izmir, Turkey, where he teaches courses in American literature at 9 Eylül University. His poems appear in dozens of magazines, including The Maine Review and Posit. A Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee, Boon is currently editing a volume on food in American literature.
John Sieracki mostly creates documents of different types: brochures, poems, proposals, plays, policies, a little fiction, etc. He works for Mass Humanities, is a member of the Connecticut River Valley Poets Theater, volunteers as a board member of Blues to Green, lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Brooks Robards has published 5 volumes of poetry, the most recent of which are “Fishing the Desert” (2015), with photographer Siegfried Halus, and “On Island” (2014), with painter Hermine Hull. Her work in anthologies and periodicals includes: Wednesday’s Poets, Island Quintet, Avocet, Aurorean, Cleaveland House Poets, Plainsongs, Fulcrum, Equinox and Silkworm. She lives in Northampton, MA, and summers on Martha’s Vineyard.
Talia Cohen (Dublin, '15) is a double English and Music major at Wesleyan University ('19) and is pursuing a certificate in Environmental Studies. Her summer plans include studying Yiddish, arranging songs for her a cappella group, and visiting Smoky Mountain National Park to watch the upcoming lunar eclipse. She cannot thank Dublin enough for everything it has given her and hopes to return someday as a teacher.
Colleen Louise Barry is a writer and artist based in Seattle, WA. Her chapbooks are Sunburn / Freezer Burn (smoking glue gun) and The Glidden Poems (dancing girls press), and her work can be found in jubilat, Sixth Finch, H_NGM_N, Cold Cube 004, and other places. She runs Mount Analogue. www.mount-analogue.com // @colleenlouisebarry
Emily Bascom is a Dublin School alumni and student at Johns Hopkins University. She lives in Baltimore with her many houseplants.
Meredith graduated from Dublin in 2011 and moved on to RISD, where she studied Textiles. She focused in knit and print design, which led to two print internships and eventually to work at Nike as a material designer for men's footwear. She is about to relocate to Converse in Boston to continue my work as a material designer on Chuck Taylors (and to be closer to Dublin!).
Nate Pritts is the author of eight books of poetry, the most recent of which is Decoherence, winner of the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award. He is also the Director and Founding Editor of H_NGM_N Books (b. 2001), an independent publishing house that started as a mimeograph ‘zine. He lives in the Finger Lakes region of New York state. [natepritts.com]