Issue ELEVEN AuthorS

Below are the authors who made ISSUE ELEVEN possible!


I’m a writer of fiction and poetry in the Bay Area. I have published a dozen short stories in various online venues, and three dozen poems. My second novel, "Nearly Super Guys" is currently under review with several literary agents.

Christine Brennan

Christine Brennan arrived at nursing after careers in journalism and corporate communications. She loves reading and writing, the outdoors, yoga, and cooking. She lives on a rural island in the Chesapeake Bay with her husband, two bird dogs and several laying hens.

Erin Vermont

Erin Vermont is a writer and mother living in Richmond Hill, Ontario. She paints once in a while, plays violin when she can, and plays in the great outdoors with her three kids and husband frequently. She is currently self-editing a historical science fiction novel about an Ojibwe girl going to space.

Patrick S. Baker

Patrick S. Baker is a US Army Veteran and a retired Department of Defense employee. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in History and Political Science from the University of Missouri, and a Master’s degree in European History from American Military University. His non-fiction has appeared in Medieval Warfare Magazine, Strategy and Tactics, Modern War Magazine and New Myths Magazine. His fiction has appeared in Broadswords and Blasters, Mythic, Sirius Science Fiction and other magazines as well as the Uncommon Minds, MInd Candy and Beyond Steam Punk anthologies. When not writing, he works out, plays golf, plays war-games, reads or just enjoys life with his wife and pets.

Skye Sweven

Currently a university student majoring in English Language and Literature, Skye Sweven is an aspiring author who had immense interest in manifold genres such as fantasy, adventure, mystery, dystopia, and so on. She has been writing books and short stories for over twelve years and has two titles that have been published by an independent publisher and an online journal. The names of the stories are 'Luster Lost' and 'Blessed Shall Be Thy Demise'. She has also self-published two books including a collection of short stories named 'Dark Heavens'. Her passion and ardor for weaving words together will seldom stop throughout her writing career.

Stormy White

Stormy White grew up in the Midwest reading science fiction and mysteries hoping one day to live those adventures. After moving to the west coast then to the east coast back to the Midwest , working at jobs ranging from sales clerk, library assistant, psychologist, law clerk, and attorney, it became clear creating tales that entertained and "stimulated the little gray cells" would be better than living the stories.

Yvette A. Schnoeker-Shorb

Yvette A. Schnoeker-Shorb’s prose and poetry have appeared in About Place Journal, Watershed Review, Clockhouse, Lullwater Review, Earth's Daughters, AJN: The American Journal of Nursing, The Conium Review, Medical Literary Messenger, CHEST Journal, Flash Fiction Magazine, Eastern Iowa Review,, the anthology Talking Back and Looking Forward: An Educational Revolution in Poetry and Prose (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group), and elsewhere. Her work received Honorable Mentions in 2016 from both Port Yonder Press and Erbacce Press. She has been an educator, a researcher, and an editor, and is co-founder of a 501(c)(3) nonprofit natural history press.