IBPC Staff and Directors


David Ayers
President

David Ayers lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and three children. His poetry has appeared in Del Sol Review, The Melic Review, MiPOesiss, DINER, and can we have our ball back? He is the prose editor for Avatar Review and maintains a blog at dummy.rentedroom.com.


Gina Bryson
Managing Editor

Gina Bryson is the Managing Editor of IBPC and Newswire. She lives in Northern New Jersey with her family.


Cherilyn Ferroggiaro
Assistant Editor

Cherilyn Ferroggiaro is from northern California, currently in school to become a Physician’s Assistant and has appeared in a variety of poetry, photography and art journals, both online and in print. She is the chief photography editor for SurfaceOnline.org, the board owner at The Versifier Online Poetry and Art Forum, and the author of Scenes From the Station and Other Poems, avaliable at Foothills Publishing.


R.George
Director

Rg George aka ‘cafeRg’ is the founder of Tin Roof Alley Poets, and BZoO Radio WorldWide. You can also find Rg as DJ Rg on his online radio station or Twitter. Rg enjoys organizing events, dancing, art, poetry, chess, organic coffee and stimulating conversation. He is a strong supporter of human rights and social justice.


Michael Neff
Founder

Michael Neff is the founder, developer, and executive director of the WDS Association which includes Web del Sol, the Words Work Network, and Algonkian Workshops. He publishes several literary magazines including In Posse Review, 5_Trope, Perihelion, and La Petite Zine, and is also the editor-in-chief of Del Sol Review. His own prose and poetry has appeared in such publications as The Literary Review, North American Review, Quarterly West, Pittsburgh Quarterly, Mudlark, Conjunctions, Del Sol Review, and American Way Magazine (First Annual Faux Faulkner Contest), among others. He doubles as an artist and graphics designer. Selections from his latest works may be found here.


  • August 2017 Winners

    • First Place

      Seasoned with Love
      by Eira Needham
      PenShells

      Second Place

      Ill-used
      by Paul A. Freeman
      The Write Idea

      Third Place

      A Note for Perilous Times
      by Fred Longworth
      PenShells

      Honorable Mention

      Whatever Glorious Else It Is
      by Guy Kettelhack
      Wild Poetry Forum

  • July 2017 Winners

    • First Place

      Corton Beach Holiday Camp, Great Yarmouth
      by Marilyn Francis
      The Write Idea

      Second Place

      Still Waltzing with You
      by Allen M. Weber
      Desert Moon Review

      Third Place

      The Aging Magician Speaks to His Reflection
      by Laurie Byro
      Desert Moon Review

      Honorable Mention

      Seeking Duende
      by Richard Chase
      Desert Moon Review

      Honorable Mention

      Dr. Seuss’s Guide to Manly Health and Training
      by Paul A. Freeman
      The Write Idea

      Honorable Mention

      Resonance
      by Sylvia Evelyn
      Babilu

      Honorable Mention

      celebrating the 45th anniversary of Father’s Day
      by Michael Virga
      The Writer's Block