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 Featured Authors, Poets, and Writers 

These word artists publish in many venues beyond anthologies.


Anastasia M Ashman


 Jennifer Eaton GŲkmen

Two writer-editors who made literature happen. Their project is your ticket to a world you might not have known. 


   Amy Lou Jenkins


Anthologist and author of

Every Natural Fact: Five Seasons of Open-Air Parenting

 Cindy Appel
An award winning column, two novels, two anthology entries and more.
Country Boy, City Girl
Randy Jernigan infuses his work with a kind humor, warmth and a sense of fairness that has made him one of the most widely read journalists of his day. In addition to his journalistic efforts, he's co-authored a fun new book.

 Robin Bayne


is the award-winning author of five romance novels and two novellas. Find her story included in  "Chocolate for Teens."



Sara Jordan's
publishing credits include God Allows U-Turns Volumes I & II, Billy Grahamís Decision, Connection Magazine staff writer, Lighthouse Digest, THEMA, and other literary magazines and anthologies.


Jennifer Brown Banks

This anthologist, columnist and  poet




Kathryn Elizabeth Jones

 has been a published writer since 1987.  She has published various newspaper and magazine articles, essays and short stories for teens and adults


 Nicole Bland
A Caribbean breeze blows over Anthologies Online.

Featured Writer: Beth Blair

  Published in anthologies, magazines, and online publications. Read her proposal story.


Heide Kaminski

Read her short story about a small boy and his September 11th flight.


 Srijaya Char

Storytelling is indeed an art. Learn more.


John R Coats

Author of Original Sinners

LaRose Karr

 has been published in each of the first four volumes of God Allows U-Turns.    
 Mary Cox-Bilz       

Author of five books and an accomplished mouth-artist, she is confined to a wheelchair. Mary Cox-Bilz is unable to use her hands to type, because of a birth defect. Her proficiency at the use of a mouthstick empowers the writer to pour out her spirit on the computer keyboard.


  Anika Logan

writes  short stories, poetry, personal essays and articles on the craft of writing. Her work has appeared extensively over the Internet and in the  anthology Haunted Encounters.



Michael Levy

Author, speaker and  poet

 He changed his life, location and vocation. 


Allison Gappa Bottke

Allison Gappa Bottke and her hot new anthology series were featured on the cover of July Writers Digest. Her book series accepts submissions from published and nonpublished writers. We are proud to feature her and list her in our library of writers. Read about her and the GOD ALLOWS U-TURNS series.

Eunice Loecher

What can a dying forest teach you? Read her story to find out how important you are.

The Writing Diet

Julia Cameron



Karen McQuestion

This emerging writer and anthologist offers insight into how to find your voice and how to be published in anthologies.


Lanita Bradley Boyd  

Lanita Bradley Boyd is a a contributing author to the anthology series "God Allows U-Turns."  
  Steven Manchester

has published more than 80 articles both local and abroad. He currently publishes monthly installments of fiction with Titan Magazine and Skyline Literary Magazine, and has also contributed essays, poetry and short fiction to Internet publications such as: Tales Etc., Murder Hole, Zine5, Short Stories Magazine and others.


 Charley Brindley     If you are a fiction writer, you may enjoy seeing some of the contests Charley has won. It might give you ideas about entering fiction contests.


Lynn Ruth Miller

Her stories and feature articles have been published in over fifty publications throughout the country. Her current column "Thoughts While Walking the Dog" is a regular holiday feature in the Pacifica Tribune. She has compiled several of these essays into books Thoughts While Walking the Dog, published in January 2001, More Thoughts While Walking the Dog  published in June, 2003 and Thoughts & More Thoughts While Walking the Dog, an audio CD released in July, 2003.  

 Renie Burghardt

Burghardt is a long-time subscriber to Anthologies Online.  From the long list of her publishing credits, it's obvious that she doesn't just read the monthly Writers Wanted columns, she submits. 



Mel Miskimen

Cop's Kid: A Milwaukee Memoir     I decided to write and write and write and write. About stuff I knew -- growing up with a Cop for a father, my weird relatives, my quirky neighborhood, my kids (not my husband -- that's just too easy) and pretty soon I had a lot of essays that led to a book and a gig on Wisconsin Public Radio. And so good.

Ellen M. DuBois

Ellen M. DuBoisis a writer, singer/songwriter and has been writing since she could.  Her work appears in More God Allows U-TurnsConquering Panic and Anxiety Disorders, Hunterhouse Publishing;I Never Held You- a book about miscarriage, healing and recovery.




Kevin Morris

e delves the nature of faith, corruption, redemption and sacrifice in the Godfall saga, a five part series published by Read The Dawn Child Excerpts in this article.

Kristin Dreyer Kramer  Read her  article on what is really happening when you "zone out." 


James M. Nordlund

 is a disabled mental health counseling supervisor. He's  enganged by  poetic revelation and workshop as an individual and group therapeutic milieu.

Gary Paulsen is one of America's most popular writers for young people. A master storyteller who has written more than 175 books, and hundreds of articles and short stories for children and adults,  A three-time Newbery Honor winner for Hatchet, Dogsong, and The Winter Room.

Margaret DiCanio

has been a freelance writer for 17 years, during which she has published 10 nonfiction books. She writes nonfiction and mystery and has edited the New England chapter of the Mystery Writers of America newsletter and has served as its president


Anna M. Popescu  is the author of the contemporary Christian novel, A Little Bit of Wonderful. Richelle Putnam
She's an anthologist,contest winner,and childrens book author. Read about this award winning author and discover how to download a free copy of the Anthology Real People, Real Stories

Dena Dyer

 is a writer, singer, actress and speaker who has had hundreds of short stories, articles, book reviews, poems and devotionals published in over 125 magazines. She is a regular columnist for SHINE magazine and has contributed to several books


Lawrence Schimel
Lawrence Schimel could be called king of the anthology. He's widely published in multiple genres. The modest bio he's offered here is just a small representation of his work.

Stephen D. Rogers

Published in over 40 Anthologies with about 30 more publishing credits on the way. Explore some of Rogers impressive publishing credits, and read a sample of his  genre' fiction.


Frank Fradella

Guess who won Writerís Digest first Zine Publishing Award? The Grand Prize went to President and editor Frank Fradella has a passion for literary writing, superheroes, and publishing. Youíll find Cyberage advertures full of fascinating reads, anthologies for sale, and itís a paying market. Donít miss his short story-- in this article.

icon The Christian Readericon 

icon A digest of the best in Christian reading.




  A practical guide to successful living.

Peter Sprenkeler

Peter writes on the moral, political, social and environmental injustices of the world.


Nanette Thorsen-Snipes   Her stories may currently be found in 17 compilation books.


Kelly Steed

Like many anthologists, Kelly Steed writes in many generes. Steed is a published poet, novelist and freelancer.
Her book: Stasis 

Heather Froeschl
 is an anthologist, the author of ten titles, and much more....

Nancy B. Gibbs

she's been published in seven different Chicken Soup books, many more anthologies and multiple magazines.  You'll enjoy joining her in her short essay, Be Still With God.

Featured Author

Debra Gwartney

Her Latest Book Project:

Live Through This

A Motherís Memoir of Runaway Daughters and

Reclaimed Love

Gayle Trent
 is an anthologist, romance novelist,and children's book author.She's been published in magazines, and she publishes a newsletter.
Featured Author : Alan Gorg

More than a writer; he's a teacher/writer/producer/director/actor.  


Patricia HarringtonSince her novel Death Stalks the Khmer  came out, the pace of her writing and publishing increased.

 Jeff Stimpson

been a working journalist for 14 years.
 Sam Vaknin
is the author of "Malignant Self Love - Narcissism... and "After the Rain ".

Michele Howe

is a freelance writer living in LaSalle, Michigan with her husband and four children. She is a book reviewer for Publishers Weekly, CBA Marketplace and CCM Magazine. Howe has published over 700 articles and reviews and is the author of eight books including the March 2003 release of Prayers to Nourish a Woman's Heart , the April 2003 release of Prayers for Homeschool Moms , and the May 2003 release of Successful Single Moms: 13 Stories of Triumph.


S. Kelley Harrell

Author of "Gift of the Dreamtime: Awakening to the Divinity of
Trauma," in the fantastical memoir, Kelley Harrell tells her story of
overcoming trauma and beginning shamanic initiation.

Successful Single Moms: 13 Stories of Triumph

Going It Alone: Meeting the Challenges of Being a Single Mom 

Abha Iyengar
writes in all genres, but creative nonfiction and poetry are special to her. She's provided a story and poem to illustrate her point.
The Branch Will Not Break


 James Wright

With recent releases of works and letters of Wright gaining new readership for the Pulitzer-winning poet, it seems appropriate to feature this artist who found a way to delicately touch the authenticity of life.