Meet our Editors & Designers
C.M. Clark’s poetry has appeared nationally in Metonym Literary Journal, The Lindenwood Review, Dogwood: A Journal of Poetry & Prose, Painted Bride Quarterly and Gulf Stream magazine, as well as the 10thAnniversary Tigertail Anthology of South Florida writers (Fall 2013). New work will soon be appearing in the upcoming edition of Travellin’ Mama. Previously, Clark participated in programs featuring contemporary American poets at the Miami Book Fair International. She also served as inaugural Poet-in-Residence at the Deering Estate’s Artists Village in Miami, resulting in the collection, Charles Deering Forecasts the Weather & Other Poems(Solution Hole Press, 2012). Prior collections include The Blue Hour (Three Stars Press, 2007), and the artbook Pillowtalk, with painter Georges LeBar. Clark has a Ph.D. in English from the University of Miami, and teaches writing and literature at Miami Dade College.
Roy Luna is a retired French professor who dabbles in the arts, tinkers with music, reads heavily in fiction and history, but does not neglect biographies or science. His main efforts these days are devoted to writing a trilogy of novels based on events occurring during the years between the death of Voltaire (1778) and the French Revolution (1789-94), years rich in both enlightened human progress and dark, evil terror.
The one important thing to retain about Roy is his horror at the sins, the injustice, the atrocities, the crimes against humanity that are perpetrated and justified in the name of religion. Any belief system that condones such savagery has discarded its humanity, abandoned its compassion, and forsaken its principles of empathy, tolerance and love of one’s neighbor.
Using technology for the creation of art, Jorge Saury brings his unique expertise and perspective to the Solution Hole Press team. With over 25 years’ experience in the creative space, Jorge’s acumen also encompasses international literature, culture, and design. He marries this wealth of knowledge with technology to bring SHP’s vision front and center in the contemporary world stage.
Marie Zurenda has a B.A. in psychology. She is also an artist and poet who is not quite satisfied with her work. Married with two daughters and five grandchildren, she has been working with a European airline for the past 15 years. Happiest is she when spending time reading in her quite extensive library and when tending her lush tropical garden. She prefers to observe nature through the eyes of a child. Once a week, as often as she can spare it, she volunteers at her local old and antique bookstore, Dunbar Old Books, where she is apt to purchase a volume or two for her ever-growing collection.
Maria Latorre is a dedicated creative professional with more than five years of combined experience in Graphic Design and Web Management, as well as Print & Production. She specializes in the management of design projects conceived for/developed with an eye for detail orientation and results.
Maria serves as a full-time Graphic Designer for RelatedISG International Realty and holds an Associate in Science Degree in Graphic Design from Broward College. She currently is pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design from the New World School of the Arts. In her free time she enjoys working as a freelancer helping clients pursue their marketing and design goals.
Rowena was born in Guatemala and raised in Miami, Florida. She has a Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from the University of Miami, a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Miami. In 2001, she created and founded an arts mentoring program for neglected and disadvantaged children called ArtOpiA, now a yearly program at New World School of the Arts, which she cites as one of her most rewarding personal achievements surpassed only by her daughter.