lives in Tucson, Arizona, holds an M.A. in Humanities, and has served
as an adjunct faculty member with City Colleges of Chicago - European
Division. He is a member of the Society for Historians of American
Foreign Relations. His publication credits include The Columbia
Review, Conspire, CrossConnect, Electric Acorn, Niederngasse, Penwood
Review (2002), Recursive Angel, Stolen Island Review, and War, Literature
and the Arts - An International Journal of the Humanities. His
poetry and commentaries will appear in the anthology, Because I Fly,
forthcoming from McGraw-Hill (November 01).
poetry, fiction, and reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in various
publications, including Disquieting Muses, Thunder Sandwich, The
Adirondack Review, The Charlotte Observer, Stirring Magazine, Wilmington
Blues, 2River View, Sanskrit, and Twilight Times. He is editor
in chief of the online literary bi-monthly The Pedestal Magazine:
currently lives in Brooklyn, NY and works in social services with
Common Ground, an organization providing supportive housing and developing
housing solutions. She hopes to relocate temporarily to West Africa
in the coming year. Always searching for the convergence of art and
social justice, where she'll land next could be anyone's best guess.
divides his time between Colorado and California and is on the editorial
staff of The Alsop Review. His work has appeared in various
publications including Barrow Street, Plainsong, Indiana Review,
The Spoon River Poetry Review, Many Mountains Moving, Rattle,
and The Portland Review.
is an independent researcher and writer residing in Northern Colorado.
His interests include nontraditional approaches to education, common
sense as a depletable natural resource, and cooking. firstname.lastname@example.org
is a lifelong resident of Indiana and has a wide variety of interests,
of which poetry -- reading, writing and collecting -- is the largest.
Bryher enjoys nature as it relates to mood and setting, science as
it relates to the past and future, the history of man- and womankind,
as well as current events in the news. You can email Bryher at Brypoetry@bryher.com
has written poetry constantly since college, except for a four-year
stint in law school and during his first five years of practicing
law. When he's not writing poetry, he enjoys rock climbing and reading
textbooks on subjects he knows nothing about.
lives and works in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A recent graduate from
the University of Chicago, she is currently learning how to write
poetry and applying to graduate school. She works in both software
design and as a repatriation consultant for several local museums.
She's recently had poetry published in the White River Quarterly
and Aubade. email@example.com
has been published in many print and web journals, including Southern
Humanities Review, Wavelength, The Kerf, Birmingham Poetry Review,
Parnassus Literary Review, Half Tones to Jubilee, Poem, The Listening
Eye, Sulphur River Literary Review, Small Pond, Kansas Quarterly,
Blue Unicorn, and many others. More of his poetry can be found
was born in 1978 in Tirane, Albania. She moved to the United States
in 1996 with her family where she graduated college with an English
major in spring 2001. In the fall of 2001 she will continue on to
her Master's studies in English and Creative Writing. Apart from English
and Albanian, she speaks Italian and Russian fluently and is currently
studying French. Her poetry feeds on a love for language and life
but mostly on nature and things as they are and happen. Among her
favorite poets and influences are Wallace Stevens, Wislawa Szymborska,
Ai, Emily Dickinson, Joe Salerno, Donald Hall, Li Ching Chao, Kenneth
Rexroth, Stanely Kunitz, Joseph Carcel and many others, mostly 20th
Century and contemporary poets. Ani's poetry has appeared in 3rd
Muse Poetry Journal, Nakedpoetry.com and she has won a
number of Honorable Mentions from the IBPC (Interboard Poetry Competition).
She resides in Massachusetts.
is the pseudonym of a writer who prefers to remain anonymous, although
he does enjoy farting in elevators.
formerly Goldstein-Roca, is a psychotherapist and clinical researcher
specializing in the use of music and poetry in therapy. Her poems
have appeared in various magazines, including Handprints: The Hahnemann
University Humanities Magazine, New Hope’s The River, and
Power Lifting USA. Her research can be found in The Arts in
Psychotherapy. Sheri is currently working as a full-time mom of
a budding toddler and as a part-time piano teacher. Writing poetry
is not, however, pushed aside; she writes almost daily during those
wee hours when her husband and child are both sleeping. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
holds an MA in literature from the University of British Columbia.
She is a retired dancer, a poet and painter and currently lives on
the Fraser River in British Columbia. http://home.talkcity.com/EaselSt/medusaccc/art.htm
makes his home in Tennessee where he manages an inn. He is blessed
with a wife of 13 years and a nine-year-old son. He lists his influences
as MacLeish, Sandburg, and Naomi Nye. He is 31 years old.
has been published in the Portland Literary Review and ModernBride.com.
She has a graduate degree in creative writing from CCNY. Until recently
she was an assistant editor at Hyperion Books. She is now teaching
creative writing and is working on a collection of short stories.
was born in Trinidad and Tobago and is currently studying music and
French Linguistics at Indiana University. Her poems have also appeared
online in Niederngasse and adhocity.com
is a Texan currently living in Richmond, Virginia with her husband
and their two above-average children. She has taught chorus and creative
writing at a private Episcopal high school, and also serves as organist/choir
director at a small country church. She has been published in numerous
print and web publications, and does freelance and an events calendar
for Virginia/DC at Poetry.About.com.
As a performance poet, she heads a jazz/poetry combo, VILLANELLE,
which performs at local coffee shops and book stores.
lives with his wife on their 15-acre horse farm in Virginia. A computer
network engineer for money and poet by night; his website is www.geocities.com/daveruslander23141
Shy's poems have recently appeared in Poetry Northwest,
West Wind Review, on Poetry Daily and in Samsara
Quarterly. Her best moments with the pen happen before the waitress
arrives, the light turns green or the check-out clerk finishes scanning
the week's groceries. Her first chapbook, Souped-Up on the Must-Drive
Syndrome was released by Pudding House Publications and is available
through Amazon.com. Moon Journal Press will be releasing the next
one this fall. ShaunShy@netscape.net
was born in Charlotte, NC and educated at the University of Maryland.
He now resides along the Chesapeake Bay where he enjoys fishing, photography
and exploring by boat. He is currently working on a collection of
poetry celebrating life on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
r l swihart:
Though I am many, I'll be contented to spotlight only my quadruplicate-self
which, like a nested Matryoshka doll, consists of me and the-family-within:
RLS (I'm shy, so until we're more intimate the initials will do),
Ania (the devoted wife), Katia (just finished kindergarten), and Nadja
(quite the fledgling at 2 yrs.). I read heavily. Imbibe moderately.
Work when I have to (math teacher). Am hounded by all nine muses at
Born and raised
in Philadelphia, yermiyahu ahron taub is a poet who writes
in English and Yiddish and, to a lesser extent, in Hebrew and as a
translator from Yiddish. His work has appeared in numerous literary
publications. He currently works as a librarian at the YIVO Institute
for Jewish Research in New York.
(pen name Annie John) was born in the U.S. Virgin Islands in 1977
and came to NY at 17 as a pre-med student. "Sidetracked" by a marriage
and three children, she works as a social work supervisor at a nursing
graduated with a B.A. in Education from the University of Arizona
and now lives in western Colorado with her husband and two children.
She seeks to write poems which explore the relationship between the
ordinary and the mystical, the cynical and the hopeful. Eight of her
poems will be published in the upcoming Geography of Hope, Poets
of Colorado's Western Slope, Volume II.