past publications include Adirondack Review, Stirring,
and The Melic Review.
Bahr divides his time between Colorado and California, writes poetry
and short fiction, and is on the editorial staff of The Alsop Review.
His work has been accepted by various publications including Barrow
Street, Indiana Review, Plainsong, Iconoclast,
Pearl, Borderlands, Portland Review, and Underwood
Bass was born in Miami, Florida in 1946 and began writing poetry
and short stories as a child. She has won awards in the Texas Arts and
Letters Competitions in 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000. Mary
is a member of Texas Area Artists, The Mesquite Arts Council, The Texas
Literary Association, The International Poetry Society, Dallas Arts
Life, The Academy of American Poets, and The National Author's Registry.
Bohanon has been a stable hand, a cub reporter for a small paper,
a student, an office nerd, a database designer, a cook, a waitress,
a housekeeper, a wife, a mother, and a grandmother. She lives near Ann
Arbor on a small farm with 5 horses, 2 cats, 1 golden retriever, and,
in summer, dozens of hummingbirds. GBohanon@worldnet.att.net
Bohm is a poet. He was born in Queens, NY.
Branseum has worked as an ESL teacher in the Czech Republic, a rhetoric
instructor, an environmental litigation researcher, a journalist, a
Cajun cook, and is presently employed as a stock analyst. He is a recipient
of the Helen Mercedes Rosebury Award from the University of Louisville
and a Cambor Fellowship from the University of Houston, as well as other
awards. His publications include fiction and poetry published and upcoming
in The North American Review, 3rd Bed, In Possee Review,
and many other magazines. “An Account of the Door” and “A Savage at
a Cocktail Party” are part of his collection of prose-poems entitled
Men’s Toys (presently seeking a publisher). email@example.com
Brook lives and works in Yorkshire, England. His poetry and fiction
has been published in various magazines, both online and print.
Cooper currently resides in Dallas, Texas. Her poems have appeared
in print publications and online journals, including Baker Street
Irregular, Disquieting Muses, Eclectica, Mobius,
and Thunder Sandwich.
Czapski is a writer who probably will be living in Providence, Rhode
Island by the time you read this. His work has appeared in Krater
Quarterly, Übermidget, The Grand Inquisitor, and Slugpudding.
He also performs stand-up comedy at least once per week on the East
Flick was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. A resident of central
Florida since 1984, he is a professional Land Surveyor and Mapper.
Goodwin's poetry and fiction has appeared in Long Shot, The
Absinthe Literary Review, Fuel, George & Mertie's Place,
2 River View, and Poetry Super Highway. In 2000, she was
a recipient of an Amy Award for poets under thirty. You can read more
about her work on her webpage: http://www.suite101.com/myhome.cfm/sarahscribbles
Grinnell was born and raised in Germany. She now makes her home
in Louisiana where she teaches English at the University of Louisiana
at Monroe. Her poems and short stories have appeared in various print
and ezines, such as Hayden's Ferry Review, Princeton Arts
Review, New Orleans Review, Exquisite Corpse, Blue
Moon Review, Phoebe, Bottomfish, California Quarterly.
Her manuscript of selected poems, Conditions Horizontal, is slated
to be published later this year.
Harris lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife and three children.
Steve is a past contributor to the Melic Review, and his poems have
appeared in various print and electronic journals. He is currently a
book reviewer for the online Samsära Quarterly.
Hood is the author of dozens of short stories and articles which
have been published in small magazines and newspapers across Canada
and the United States. She lives in Prince Edward Island Canada with
her husband and two cats. ImAviva@aol.com
Kelley has seen more than 800 of his poems appear in journals world
wide since he began publishing in 1996. A Pushcart Prize nominee, Kelley's
publication credits include such journals as: ACM Another Chicago
Magazine, Rattle, Ginger Hill, Sunstone, Spillway,
Porcupine Literary Magazine, Melic Review, Pif,
2River View, Offcourse, Potpourri and Skylark.
He has been honored as featured poet for Seeker Magazine, Physik
Garden, Poetry Life & Times, and Pyrowords.
Kipniss holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University
of Washington-Seattle. His fiction has appeared in Black Warrior
Review, American Letters & Commentary, Salt Hill,
and many other magazines. A chapbook of his short-shorts, Reptile
Appliance, is available from Broken
Boulder Press. He has stories out or forthcoming in New Orleans
Review, Wisconsin Review, Oregon Review and Denver
Kornfeld is currently working on an MA in English at Humboldt State
University in Arcata, California, after having pursued nearly every
type of career from dog clipping to waitressing to corporate to entrepreneurial.
She writes poetry and stories and just about anything else that can
be squeezed on a page. firstname.lastname@example.org
McLaren lives on the North Coast of California with her husband
and daughter. She spends half her time writing, often inspired by the
beauty of the area, and half of her time at the Humboldt State University
Natural History Museum, where she feels guilty getting paid because
the job is so fun. She and her husband have written and published a
community newspaper. Recent poetry publication includes "Tide Pool"
in the Kerf.
Marion is the single mother of two girls. She has been serious about
her writing for about a year now. This is the first time she has sent
anything out. Virginia.Marion@ppcnet.com
Martin lives in Colorado with his wife and sons. His poems have
appeared in Ploughshares, Crazyhorse, Mudlark,
Wordvirtual.com, River Styx, and other journals.
Melton is a poet/writer currently residing in Melbourne, Australia,
although various fragments of himself have been known to surface, mysteriously,
in certain parts of Europe and the United States. Apart from writing,
he dabbles in web design and edits 3rd Muse Poetry Journal. His
hobbies include playing computer games, procrastinating, and writing
about himself in third person.
Murphy: I live in Denver and earn my living designing and supporting
computerized climate control systems. Recently, I've had poems appear
in Sulphur River Review, and here at Melic. I spend my free time
with bicycles and friends. We save each other.
Pearlman has written a series of fantastical stories and novellas
that began appearing in 1987 in publications such as New England
Review, Quarterly West, Amazing Stories, The Silver
Web and Magic Realism. His books of fiction include the newly-released
collection The Best-Known Man in the World & Other Misfits (Aardwolf,
2001), the novel Black Flames (White Pine Press, 1997) and The
Final Dream & Other Fictions (Permeable Press, 1995). He gives seminars
on fiction writing at the University of Rhode Island. email@example.com
Quinn's short stories have appeared in small print and online magazines
and journals, including The Ledge and laZer. Her work has won
awards from Writer's Digest and the National Writers Club.
She is Co-Managing Editor of the award-winning The Rose & Thorn Literary
E-Zine. She also contributes a weekly Travels With Duct Tape
column online, for writers and travelers. Her novel, Hardhead,
was released in September through Xlibris. She is also the author of
three other novels. BAQuinn@aol.com
Ruslander: Born 1949. I live on a 15 acre horse farm with my wife,
two horses, dog, cat, and 3 cockatiels. I'm a computer engineer by day
and poet by night. I wrote my first poem at the young age of 50. I currently
have a manuscript at Loper Literary Agency.
Scarpino studied writing and literature at Bennington College and
now lives in Ventura, California. She recently had poetry published
in Poems Niederngasse and has had micro-fiction published in
Poetry Motel. She is working on a short story collection, a novel,
and other questionable projects. firstname.lastname@example.org
Sheehan has published three books of poetry: Ah, Devon Unbowed,
The Saugus Book, and Reflections from Vinegar Hill. He
is a Co-editor of the sold-out issue, (2000 copies sold in four months)
A Gathering of Memories, Saugus 1900 - 2000, the printing of
which was covered by a $60,000 loan paid off four weeks after delivery
of books from the printer (9/7/00). He and committee did their own warehousing,
packaging and mailing and provided a self-sustaining scholarship for
students with the proceeds. He has had work in/coming in electronic
magazines Eastoftheweb.com, Aileron, 3AM Publishing,
New Works Review, Electric Acorn, Fluid Ink Press,
and has nine novels captured in his computer waiting to be set free
by a publisher. email@example.com
Slaymaker: My poetry has appeared, or will soon appear, in Callaloo,
The North American Review, Orbis, Poetry Ireland Review,
and River Styx.
AKA Petra Klein lives in the Chicago area. She is a receptionist
for a retirement facility and a telecommunications business. She is
inspired by the poetry of Anne Sexton, Jim Morrison & E.E. Cummings.
She has been published in numerous web eZines: Conspire, Stirring,
2RiverView, Friction Magazine, Mentress Moon, Gumball
Poetry, Snakeskin, Poems Niederngasse, 3rd Muse
Poetry Journal and so on.
Dees Tobiason is a psychotherapist and writer in south Louisiana.
Her work has appeared in a number of publications, including Mississippi
Magazine, Eclectica, and The Dead Mule. Diane writes
a quarterly column for Moondance. She and her husband are webmasters
of www.princesscafe.com, a
virtual rock and roll restaurant. firstname.lastname@example.org
Diane Willadson is a writer living in Washington State with her
husband. In her spare time she enjoys gardening and baking. Some of
her favorite credits include Gravity, Poetrynow, and The
Floating Bridge Press Anthology Pontoon: an anthology of Washington