Wheeler Light

Wheeler Light is a "poet" from Washington DC. He is currently studying for his BA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing at Emerson College. He has not been published before, and is delighted for the first publication to be in Parody. He can be reached at wheeler.light@gmail.com

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Peter Venable

Peter Venable has been published in several journals and wrote three volumes of unpublished chapbooks. His wry sense of humor was honed by the good-natured, humorous, and playful men in his family. One of them was his grandpa, who would bewilder Peter with the disappearing-false-teeth illusion. When Grandpa would tempt him with, "Bet you can't bite my thumb," Peter wound up with a red pepper in his incisors.

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Simon Mermelstein

Enhance No 14

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Enhance is a literary and art magazine that will try to understand the human’s perception of life through literature and art

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Mercedes Webb-Pullman

Mercedes Webb-Pullman is busy campaigning to have New Zealand declared a metric time zone and moved closer to Canada so the geese don't have so far to travel. She is uneasy about whales watching her on weekends but doesn't mind so much about the seals. Asked for her lucky number, she usually says blue. Her long division skills are legendary, and her mother is a hamster.

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Abraham Schneider

Abraham Schneider works as an underemployed file clerk in an anonymous office building in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has felt a spiritual calling to office work ever since he used to scan and file his parents' junk mail as a child.

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