editor: Leslie Ihde Assistant editor: Nelima Gaokar Assistant editor: ESRA SARIOGLU
Leslie is a writer, artist and psychotherapist. She developed Inner Art Journal as an online journal devoted to seeking and sharing direct insight. Writing poetry to mark moments of perception and gratitude, her recent work has been published in the Buddhist Poetry Review, Atlas Poetica, Lynx, Ribbons, Prune Juice, A Hundred Gourds, Haibun Today, Multiverses and Notes from the Gean. She studied with John Gardner and Liz Rosenberg at Binghamton University where she obtained her BA in Creative Writing and Literature in 1981.
Nelima is a poet and psychotherapist living and working in upstate New York. She writes gorgeous, minimalistic tanka poetry some of which can be viewed in this journal.
Esra holds a Ph.D. from Binghamton University. Currently, she lives in Turkey and teaches sociology at Yeditepe University in Istanbul. Her writings on art and politics have appeared in Radikal Newspaper, Demokrathaber.net and JGCinema.com. Her tanka and haiku can be viewed in A Hundred Gourds, Inner Art Journal and LYNX.