Robert Bharda, originally from New York City, has resided in the northwest United States where for the last 35 years he has specialized in vintage photographica as a profession, everything from salt prints to polaroids. His illustrations/artwork have appeared in numerous publications, both in the U.S. and abroad, and are current on covers of Naugatuck River Review, Blue Five NoteBook, and soon to be released Rose Romano’s new novel. His portfolios of images have been featured in Cahoodahoodaling, Blue Five, Superstition, aaduna, Serving House Journal, The Adirondack Review, The Critical Pass, Cirque, Catamaran, and Santa Clara Review. Also a writer, his poetry, fiction and critical reviews have been published in The North American Review, Northwest Review, Shenandoah, Quarterly West, Willow Springs, ACM, Cutbank, Fine Madness, Kansas Quarterly, Yellow Silk, Poets On, many anthologies and forthcoming in Cimarron Review. Bob’s exhibition can be found in The Borders Gallery of this issue.