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.


  • May 2018 Winners

    • First Place

      A Brief History of Rain
      by Antonia Clark
      The Waters

      Second Place

      Oklahoma
      by Dale Patterson
      The Writer's Block

      Third Place

      Driving Home From Santa Rosa
      by Andrew Dufresne
      Wild Poetry Forum

      Honorable Mention

      Trans-figuration
      by Guy Kettelhack
      Wild Poetry Forum

      Honorable Mention

      The Photograph
      by Jim Doss
      Wild Poetry Forum

  • April 2018 Winners

    • First Place

      (how to lose at) Kimberly’s Game
      by John Wilks
      The Write Idea

      Second Place

      A Legacy of Sorts
      by Paul A. Freeman
      The Write Idea

      Third Place

      Waiting for a bus at Armarnath Temple
      by Ieuan ap Hywel
      The Wriiter's Block