Rick Wilcox, Editor in Chief

Contact: Rick@LiteraryLife.org

36758468_10213990198603455_6649407654009503744_nLiterary Life offers the rich experience of exploring and discussing wonderful books with people from over 100 nations around the world – including the book’s author. We are seekers of truth at the intersection of the arts and faith through a discussion of ancient and contemporary literature.  With Descartes, we celebrate that “the reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.”


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Kelly Belmonte,  Poetry Editor

Contact: Kelly@LiteraryLife.org

kelly belmonteKelly Belmonte has been writing poetry for over 30 years and blogging for ten (mostly at allninemuses.wordpress.com). Important poetic influences have included Kobayashi Issa, R.M. Rilke, Marge Piercy, Malcolm Guite, Frank Gaspar, and many other fine poets. Her work has been published in Atlas Poetica, Relief Journal, The Literary Nest, Open: Journal of Arts & Literature, and Ruminate, and included in The Word in the Wilderness (Canterbury Press, 2014) and Love, Remember (Canterbury Press, 2017). She also contributed a chapter on the poetry of C.S. Lewis to Women and C.S. Lewis (2015), a collection of interviews and essays on the theme of Lewis and women in his life and writings. Kelly’s two poetry chapbooks, Three Ways of Searching (2013) and Spare Buttons (2014), are published by Finishing Line Press.

Kelly Belmonte’s image by CloudNinePortraits.com


Tom Darin Liskey,  Features Editor

Contact: Tom@LiteraryLife.org

AB6CD5A8-FBB1-427A-A13C-5C915C6AEE94Tom Darin Liskey is an author, poet and photo-journalist.  More than twenty years of international journalism and business experience gives Tom a unique perspective. That experience abroad has given him a keen eye to appreciate different cultures and locations. His fiction, non-fiction, and poetry has been published in literary magazines, both in the US and abroad including two published books.