Eddie Vincent, co-owner of Encircle Publications LLC, has been in the publishing and graphic design field for over thirty years. His expertise is in complete book production. Eddie serves on the board of Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE). Along with the duties of Encircle Publication’s book publishing arm Eddie is also available to consult with publishers and independent authors, helping them with all their design needs and all facets of bringing a book to life.
publisher/editor of the Aurorean
poetry journal since 1995, is enrolled in a MA program in English with a concentration in Creative Writing/Poetry at the University of Southern New Hampshire, and holds a BFA in Creative Writing with a minor in Psychology from the University of Maine at Farmington and an AA in Social Sciences (Quincy College, MA, where she served as an editor of Stepping Stone
and a member of Phi Theta Kappa). As well, she studied English at Bridgewater State College in MA. Cynthia serves as Managing Editor for Encircle Publications.
A Pushcart Prize nominated and award-winning poet, Cynthia has had over 100 poems published in such journals as Avocet, Decanto (United Kingdom), Yankee, and Ibbetson Street; in her chapbooks, Questions About Home, and the 95 Poems; and in the online journals, Mannequin Envy, The Orange Room Review, The Penman Review, Pirene’s Fountain and others. Her nonfiction and poetry appear abroad. In 2001, she co-founded the Tidepool Poets of Plymouth, MA. Cynthia has judged poetry locally, regionally and nationally for such contests as the Writer’s Digest annual writing competition. Her co-edited anthology, Women on Poetry: Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching (McFarland, 2012) was named “One of 100 Best Books for Writers” by Poets & Writers magazine.
Joining us in 2007 as an intern from the BFA in Creative Writing Program at the University of Maine at Farmington Devin now holds over 10 years of experience in publishing. A passionate and dedicated professional his many responsibilities at Encircle Publications include publishing, editing, project management, book production, customer relations, sales & marketing, and website development.
Devin’s poetry publishing credits include several online and print publications. His articles and reviews have appeared various places including, Mung Being, NYQ Reviews, Publishers Weekly Select, and The Review Review. His first chapbook of poetry, After the Hunt, was published by Encircle Publications in October 2013. Visit his website at: riverdevin.com
Elizabeth Berry MacKenney has been designing book covers for 14 years, and has been in the design field for several more. She earned her BFA in Photography at the Portland School of Art (now MECA) in 1991, and her MFA in Media Design at Full Sail University in 2010.
Beth has held many in-house design positions, and is the owner/operator of berrygraphics – graphic design services.
She’s a Maine kid who’s lived in some cool places (like the U.P. of Michigan and Juneau, Alaska), a Mom to two extraordinary people (Connor and Maddie), Wife to one extraordinary Scott MacKenney, BFF to her chocolate lab Molly, and Landlord to six cats.
Beth is also a licensed Maine Whitewater Raft Guide, a part time treeworker with Second Nature Tree Service, a self professed aquaholic, and an otherwise hyperactive person who prefers to be outdoors.