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The Annual ǀ 2017

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CAUGHT ǀ Jed Wylde

Featured in Section 2: Into the Wild ǀ pg. 33 ǀ @something.i.did Jed Wylde is in the United States, she is an avid supporter of the arts, loves poetry and music. She is inspired by nature and this beautiful planet. Her dream is to one day retire from her demanding job so she can travel and write full time. To purchase a copy of THE ANNUAL ǀ 2017 please visit our bookstore. THE ANNUAL ǀ Her Heart Poetry International Micropoetry Prize will return in 2018. Subscribe today for updates.

LET IT GO ǀ Kelly Wilk

Featured in Section 4: 13 Love Letters ǀ pg. 56 ǀ @Brave.Creative.Me Kelly is a freelance writer for Pink Play Magazine (www.pinkplaymags.com), a quarterly Toronto LGBTQ+ publication and writes their Queer Parenting Blog. She is a Registered Reflexologist, Reiki Master and a Narrative Healing Coach at the Inner Arts Collective. She began her first blog The High Flying Adventures of Captain Grief as an outlet to process the death of her spouse and her sudden single parenthood status. She writes her own blog Brave.Creative.Me at (www.kellywilk.ca). Kelly was published in a Canadian Food Journal. “Going to Market” (a personal essay) appeared in the anthology Beer and Butter Tarts Vol #1 published by Stained Pages Press. To purchase a copy of THE ANNUAL ǀ 2017 please visit our bookstore. THE ANNUAL ǀ Her Heart Poetry International Micropoetry Prize will return in 2018. Subscribe today for updates.

STILL WITH ME ǀ Kelly Wilk

Featured in Section 3: Ties that Bind ǀ pg. 50 ǀ @Brave.Creative.Me Kelly is a freelance writer for Pink Play Magazine (www.pinkplaymags.com), a quarterly Toronto LGBTQ+ publication and writes their Queer Parenting Blog. She is a Registered Reflexologist, Reiki Master and a Narrative Healing Coach at the Inner Arts Collective. She began her first blog The High Flying Adventures of Captain Grief as an outlet to process the death of her spouse and her sudden single parenthood status. She writes her own blog Brave.Creative.Me at (www.kellywilk.ca). Kelly was published in a Canadian Food Journal. “Going to Market” (a personal essay) appeared in the anthology Beer and Butter Tarts Vol #1 published by Stained Pages Press. To purchase a copy of THE ANNUAL ǀ 2017 please visit our bookstore. THE ANNUAL ǀ Her Heart Poetry International Micropoetry Prize will return in 2018. Subscribe today for updates.

DANCE ǀ VenusBeverley

Featured in Section 4: 13 Love Letters ǀ pg. 57 ǀ @venusbeverley_mp VenusBeverley is a poet from Florida,USA. Growing up she had one love: reading. So she read everything she could get her hands on, but she loved poetry most. In 2015, VenusBeverley started writing again cautiously,  and in 2016 she decided to publish a short anthology, if only to assure herself, that she was allowed to put her thoughts on paper. She would rather remain in the shadows but has made the plunge to start posting on Instagram. Even though VenusBeverley writes from a dark place, she does believe in “happily ever after”; but for now, midnight is the color she loves best. To purchase a copy of THE ANNUAL ǀ 2017 please visit our bookstore. THE ANNUAL ǀ Her Heart Poetry International Micropoetry Prize will return in 2018. Subscribe today for updates.

100 YEARS, 100 STRIPES ǀ Tarra & Wheels

Featured in Section 2: Into the Wild ǀ pg. 28 ǀ @tarra.mw Tarra & her father, Wheels, live in southwest Florida, USA. They collaborate to write semi-often. They owe their literary roots to their grandparents and great grandparents. To purchase a copy of THE ANNUAL ǀ 2017 please visit our bookstore. THE ANNUAL ǀ Her Heart Poetry International Micropoetry Prize will return in 2018. Subscribe today for updates.

FAMILY TREE ǀ TAK Erzinger

Featured in Section 3: Ties that Bind ǀ pg. 46 ǀ @poetryvagabond TAK Erzinger, is an English teacher, examiner and artist, who is both an American and Swiss national with Latina roots. She has been writing for years but has only recently really found her voice. She is greatly inspired by classical poets as well as emerging ones. To purchase a copy of THE ANNUAL ǀ 2017 please visit our bookstore. THE ANNUAL ǀ Her Heart Poetry International Micropoetry Prize will return in 2018. Subscribe today for updates.

THE BLACK BEAR ǀ M. P. Sturrock

Featured in Section 1: A Modern Life ǀ pg. 17 ǀ @mpsturrock M. P. Sturrock, is a 37 old teaching assistant from the UK. Sturrock loves to turn his hand to all the wondrous forms and genres of the written word. He has been shortlisted in several major competitions for his middle-grade and YA manuscripts and won several contests for his short form fiction. As yet unpublished, he continues to enjoy every moment of the process: learning and improving his craft. To purchase a copy of THE ANNUAL ǀ 2017 please visit our bookstore. THE ANNUAL ǀ Her Heart Poetry International Micropoetry Prize will return in 2018. Subscribe today for updates.

THE BRIGHTLING ǀ Louise Stevens

Featured in Section 2: Into the Wild ǀ pg. 31 ǀ @louisestevenspoetry Louise Stevens, is a poet from England, UK. She has been a closet poet for many years and has only recently used Instagram as a way of showcasing her work. The Instagram poetry community is a wonderful outlet and has encouraged her to continue with her writing. To purchase a copy of THE ANNUAL ǀ 2017 please visit our bookstore. THE ANNUAL ǀ Her Heart Poetry International Micropoetry Prize will return in 2018. Subscribe today for updates.

ART GALLERY LIFE ǀ Ranjan Singh Moiranthem

Featured in Section 1: A Modern Life ǀ pg. 15 ǀ @wahai.wakhal.wahang Ranjan Singh Moirangthem is a freelance copywriter currently based in New Delhi, India. He loves to write as and when inspiration strikes. His short story, Happenstance, was published in Paragram’s Remember Anthology (print) and he collaborated on a story in Campfire Stories (print) for hitrecord.org celebrating 100 years of America’s National Park Services. His poems have been featured on online platforms such as Her Heart Poetry, and Illogical Poem World, among others. To purchase a copy of THE ANNUAL ǀ 2017 please visit our bookstore. THE ANNUAL ǀ Her Heart Poetry International Micropoetry Prize will return in 2018. Subscribe today for updates.