Barbara Ann Branca has read original works from her chapbook FLASH FLOOD on National Public Radio and at venues throughout New York City and Long Island. Her work has been lauded at the Southampton Writers Conference and appears in numerous anthologies. Her spoken word performances are often accompanied by musicians; her most recent recording was part of poet George Wallace’s Blowing Through Secaucus CD. She is a former university communications director, a lifelong science educator and a singer with a passion for the environment. Her current project is a collection of short stories and essays to be published by Nino’s Wine Press. Vicki Iorio is the author of the poetry collections Poems from the Dirty Couch (Local Gems Press, 2013) and Not Sorry (Alien Buddha Press, 2020), and the chapbooks Blabbermouth (Alien Buddha Press, 2023),Send Me a Letter (dancing girl press, 2015), Something Fishy (Finishing Line Press, 2018). Her poetry has appeared in numerous print and online journals. When Vicki isn’t writing poetry she is sweating off another kind of cadence on her Peloton or drinking a crisp white wine.
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