Meet the Reviewers

Ernest DempseyErnest

Writer and editor Ernest Dempsey has been reviewing books for nearly 15 years. He has a background in science and literature. He is the editor at Recovering the Self and runs his own news-and-views site Word Matters! He is the author of 5 published books and is currently working on some screenplays and music projects.

Ann Chiappetta Ann Chiappetta

Ann Chiappetta believes in making meaningful connections with others through writing. Ann’s work spans over twenty years and she is published in numerous journals and reviews, including Breath and Shadow, Magnets and Ladders, The Pangolin Review, The Avocet, Midwest Poetry Review, and Poesis. She writes regular columns for The Consumer Vision online magazine and she is chief editor for Insight, the Voice of ACBNY. Ann’s books include poetry, memoir, creative nonfiction and short stories. Visit Ann’s blog or visit her on the web at

Denise Carey-CostaDenise carey-costa

Denise Carey-Costa is a screenwriter, journalist, author, and award-winning documentary filmmaker. A member of the Writers Guild of America, her recent work includes the role of screenwriter and co-producer on the short film Nightmist. She was also a co-writer on the feature movie scripts Keeping Christmas, The Grove, I Believe, Mirror, Trapped in Time, and the short film The Ride. Her documentaries Growing Up with Hollywood and Tony’s Tale: Tragedy in Arizona have won multiple festival awards including Best Producer 2016. Denise has written numerous children’s books promoting kindness and compassion for all creatures.