Loch Raven Review Maryland-based Literary Journal ISSN: 1557-7627
Print and Digital Editions
- Christopher T. George, Editor
- Dan Cuddy, Editor
- Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka, Translations Editor
- D.R. Belz, Fiction Editor
Published in Maryland, USA. Copyright © 2017 by Loch Raven Review and The Authors. All Rights Reserved.
Christopher T. George was born in Liverpool, England in 1948 but is a long-time resident of Maryland where he lives with his wife Donna and two cats. Chris recently retired as a medical editor in Washington, D.C. Besides being an editor of Loch Raven Review, Chris serves as editor at the on-line poetry workshop Desert Moon Review at http://www.thedesertmoonreview.com/. His poetry has appeared in publications worldwide. He is also a songwriter, artist, War of 1812 historian, and Ripperologist. With Northern Ireland historian Dr. John McCavitt, he recently published The Man Who Captured Washington: Major General Robert Ross and the War of 1812 (Oklahoma University Press, 2016).
Dan Cuddy was previously a contributing editor with the Maryland Poetry Review and with Lite: Baltimore’s Literary Newspaper. He has been published in many small magazines over the years, such as NEBO, Antioch Review, and Connecticut River Review. In 2003, his book of poems, Handprint On The Window, was published by Three Conditions Press.
Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka is the author of Oblige the Light, winner of the fifth Clarinda Harriss Poetry Prize (CityLit Press, 2015) and Face Half-Illuminated (Apprentice House, 2014), a book of poems, translations, and prose. She is the translator and editor for two bilingual books of poems by her mother, Lidia Kosk: niedosyt/reshapings and Słodka woda, słona woda/Sweet Water, Salt Water. The latter has been nominated for the Griffin Poetry Prize and the Found in Translation Award for book translations. Her writings have appeared in the United States, Europe, and Japan in many literary journals and anthologies, and have been featured on NPR/WYPR’s “The Signal.” Danuta has translated into English over one hundred poems by Ernest Bryll, Lidia Kosk, and Wisława Szymborska, and into Polish poems by American poets Linda Pastan, Lucille Clifton, and Josephine Jacobsen. Born and raised in Poland, she arrived in the United States in 1980 on a postdoctoral fellowship after receiving her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Polish Academy of Sciences. Her scientific career encompassed professorships at the University of Maryland and the Johns Hopkins University. She is also a photographer whose work has been exhibited in shows and used for book and journal covers, including Loch Raven Review. Danuta joined the editorial board in February 2011. As the Translations Editor for Loch Raven Review, Danuta champions poets and their translators from all over the world. For more information, visit her website at https://danutakk.wordpress.com/.
Baltimore satirist and fiction writer D.R. Belz has published widely in newspapers, literary journals, and online. His work has appeared in such publications as The Baltimore Sun, The Baltimore Examiner, The Patch, The Loch Raven Review, The Antietam Review, Smile, Hon, You’re in Baltimore, and The MacGuffin. He studied fiction writing with novelists James M. Cain (The Postman Always Rings Twice) and J.R. Salamanca (Lilith) at the University of Maryland. His fiction has twice won Honorable Mention in the City Paper Annual Fiction Competition. A collection of his essays, poetry, and fiction, White Asparagus, is available from Amazon.com in both print and e-book. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.