(Meet the) Kinfolk
Sabne Raznik is an internationally published poet and an award-winning artist who occasionally acts in Community Theatre. She founded and serves as the poetry and art ed(itor) of AvantAppal(achia) e-zine. She has three full-length collections: “Following Hope” (Xlibris, 2007), “Linger to Look” (Sabne Raznik/Createspace, 2015), and now “Rabbit Hole” (Sabne Raznik/Createspace, 2017). She also wrote and hand produced “Marrow” (Sabne Raznik, 2013), a little art book, to benefit St. Jude’s Research Hospital. She currently paints in watercolour, acrylics, and digital, and her artistic style is different with each medium. She lives in Kentucky, USA with her puppy candidate Aida. Though Raznik has many official sites where she practices her various disciplines, Facebook serves as a central hub: https://www.facebook.com/sabneraznik
David Sykes was born and raised in Elkhorn City, Kentucky just before the boom times of the 1970’s. He got a degree from Harvard University before returning to join the family business. Now living in nearby Pikeville, he works at an IT services firm there. He is involved with the Artists Collaborative Theatre in Elkhorn City and has appeared in productions there as an actor and musician. He serves as the Short Story Ed(itor) of AvantAppal(achia) e-zine.