J.J. (1976 – ?) has given up the farm life and is currently trapped in the suburbia of Brookville, Ohio. He’s been widely published over the last 22 years, most recently at The Commonline Journal, Misfit Magazine, Horror Sleaze Trash, In Between Hangovers and The Beatnik Cowboy. J.J.’s first full […]

J.J. Campbell, Poet




Megan is the publisher at Trembling Pillow Press (tremblingpillowpress.com). She also hosts the Blood Jet Poetry Reading Series in New Orleans and is the co-founder of the New Orleans Poetry Festival (nolapoetry.com). She has been most recently published in Jacket Magazine, Callaloo, New Laurel Review, Trickhouse, and the Big Bridge […]

Megan Burns, Poet



Joan lives in Topeka, KS where she works as a social worker. She has been a featured poet for the monthly Speak Easy Open Mic in Topeka and at readings at the Raven Book Store in Lawrence. She has appeared as an open mic participant at Prospero’s Books in Kansas […]

Joan Koromante, Poet


Yesterday Jay Wachs sat down to interview the new CEO at Bert Nash about his goals and plans for the future with regard to mental health services in Douglas County.

Bert Nash Community Mental Health







Jim is a national Poetic-Treasure. He is a writer, a veteran, and a community-activist, based in Lawrence, Kansas since the 1960’s. His friends, colleagues, and influencers include Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs, as well as poets across the USA through the decades. Jim is the author of many poetry […]

Jim McCrary, Poet-Connector-Curator



Each month, Jennie joins Talk With ME host, Marcia Epstein, for real life conversation. Our 11/3 conversation included: Art, Firsts, Vulnerability, Suicide, Grief, Self Care, FINE. Jennie is a Licensed Esthetician & hosts The Goddess Within (women’s circle in Lawrence, KS www.facebook.com/The-Goddess-Within-252751568549725/ Jennie also enjoys being onstage, including as a […]

The Transformational Jennie Washburn V.2017.11


Mistletoe Market November 4, 2017 10am to 2pm Arbor Court Retirement Community at Alvamar

Arbor Court Event



Lava yoga has both a Lawrence and Topeka location offering low priced yoga classes for all. Whether you are a beginner or been doing it all your life, they have something for you! They even have a student discount and offer unlimited yoga passes!   Call them @ 785-865-1416 or click […]

WELCOME LAVA YOGA!


Will lives in a kerosene-lit cabin, miles off any paved road, in the northern California foothills. He grew up in Oakland under the shadow of the Beats and attended UC Berkeley during the Free Speech Movement. From 1970 to 1995 Will published over 200 poems infused with the Grand Canyon […]

Will Staple, Poet



It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Every year from November 1 to December 26 we offer a pop-up online and APP based radio station that plays nothing but holiday music. It includes Thanksgiving tunes until November 24th and Chanukah tunes until December 20th and features all of your […]

The Santa Station is here for the Holiday!




This morning at 10am, I had the honor of being granted an on camera television interview with our new police chief, Gregory Burns. I found him to be thoroughly prepared and extremely insightful. The one comment that he made that has stayed with me since our time together was “you […]

Up Close & Personal with Chief Burns of the Lawrence ...


James H. Duncan is a writer of poems, stories, and more, and is the editor of Hobo Camp Review, https://hobocampreview.blogspot.com/ He is the co-host of the Troy Poetry Mission monthly reading series. His newest poetry collection, We Are All Terminal But This Exit Is Mine, is available from Unknown Press, […]

James H. Duncan