CLICK HERE...Cartledge, Matthew....Submitted Work: "The Pigeon Man"

Coming from a film background Matthew Cartledge has written five novels and thirty short stories. He is based in Halifax Nova Scotia Canada and is looking to make a major breakthrough in the coming year. He is grateful for the exposure he has been given and hopes to publish another story with Samsara Magazine in the coming months.

CLICK HERE...Ford, Sr., Arthur C....Submitted Works: "When God Loses Love"

Arthur C. Ford, Sr., was born and bred in New Orleans, LA. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Southern University in New Orleans, where he also studied creative writing and was a member of the Drama Society. He performed the lead role in Ossie Davis's "Purlie Victorious".

He has visited 45 states in America and resided for 2 years in Brussels, Belgium (Europe). His poetry (lyrics) and prose have been published throughout America, Canada, etc. He travelled for 30 days (July 2011) to various cities in the country of India.

He presently resides in Pittsburgh, PA an continues to write and publish an international quarterly poetry newsletter called "The Pen" ( (Click on guidelines at the top of the page).

CLICK HERE...Furtak, Rick Anthony....Submitted Works: "Inpatient Awaiting", "Shake Against the Cold

Rick Anthony Furtak lives in Denver and teaches philosophy at Colorado College. His poetry books are The Sonnets of Rainer Maria Rilke (2022), and As a Pateint Thinks About the Desert: Poems on Illness, Mortality, and Healing (2021). In June of 2023 he publishes Love, Subjectivity, and Truth: Existenial Themes in Proust. He is a kidney transplant recipient and an avid fan of basebell.

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CLICK HERE...Hudson, Phillip Douglas....Submitted Works: "Hunger"

Phillip Douglas Hudson is an Air Force veteran. He is a full-time student in a Master of Business Administration program with a concentration in Management at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. He holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from American Intercontinental University. He also has an associate in art from Western Piedmont Community College and a Barber diploma from the Hairstyling Institute of Charlotte. He enjoys learning and applying what has been learned to daily life. In his free time, he enjoys writing poetry and coding Excel in VBA.

CLICK HERE...Jackson, Marlon...Submitted Work: "Don't Turn Around"

Marlon Jackson's work has appeared in Pancakes in Heaven, Northern Stars, The PEN, The Storyteller, Star Poets, The Stray Branch, Down in the Dirt, Creative Words with Publications, Poetry Protocol, Syndicate and others.

CLICK HERE...Long, Waverly...Submitted Works: "The Architect"

Waverly Long is a graduate of Old Dominion University. His works often explore the themes of isolation and doubt and how individuals become defined by their own fears. He has been published in Tucumcari Literary Review, Blind Man's Rainbow, The Raintown Review, Westward Quarterly, The Stray Branch, and Samsara, The Magazine of Suffering.

CLICK HERE...Shah, Anshu...Submitted Work: "Dear Child"

Anshu Shah is currenlty an undergraduate student at UNC Chapel Hill, part of the Class of 2025. He is completing his BSBA in Business Administration, along with a double-mior in Data Science and Media & Journalism. He works as Editor in Chief or Monsoon, a UNC-based South Asian-American interest magazine for art, literature, and political advocacy. He is an avid reader and writes poems, essays, op-eds, and short stories. His works have appeared in various publications and journals, and now in Samsara Magazine too. He has a passion for making the world a more creative space.

CLICK HERE...Telage, Kal...Submitted Works: "My Picture Window"

Dr. Telage is a retired full professor of Neuroscience having completed a 38 year academic and research career primarily at the Graduate School Level. His writings have taken many forms including: Scientific Brain Studies, Financial Stock Market Research Articles and Lyrical Poetry. Writing poetry has been a personal need since mid life. It is his way of sharing an inner self with others by giving birth to thoughts and expressing feelings. Other avocations include playing guitar, keyboard, and singing which also offer outlets for inner expression. He resides in Sarasota, FL with his wife Cindy.

Kal M. Telage 4230 63rd. Terr. East Sarasota, Fl 34243

CLICK HERE...Wooten, Robert...Submitted Works: ".", "Mr. Wooten, You're Losing Your Moon

Robert Wooten's poetry has appeared in Tar River Poetry and Trajectory. One of his poems appears on-line as the winner of a Dream Quest One poetry competition.