Alfier: I live in Tucson, Arizona, hold an MA in Humanities, and
have served as an adjunct faculty member with City Colleges of Chicago's
European Division. I am a member of the Society for Historians of
American Foreign Relations. Publication credits include Because
I Fly (McGraw-Hill, 2001), and the journals Columbia Review,
Conspire, CrossConnect, Melic Review, Niederngasse, Perihelion, Poetry
Greece, Stolen Island Review, and War, Literature and the Arts.
Anguiano is an off-white male, currently residing in Tallahassee,
Florida. He has managed to acquire degrees in History and Law but
practices in neither field, much to the chagrin of his family. He
is surviving quite nicely without a personal website, thank you very
much, but can be found via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Armstrong is an engineer, teacher, and proud father of two beautiful
daughters. He stakes his sod in the highlands of eastern West Virginia,
USA, where he enjoys little renown as a poet. Nevertheless, you may
occasionally find a poem of his published online, most recently in
the Summer 2001 issue of Avatar Review.
Antonia Brandon Pérez, born 1949, La Habana, Cuba, mother of 4
sons, 1 daughter, and new abuela to two beautiful little girls; presently
living in Pennsylvania, published in various online and print journals,
including Conspire, Disquieting Muses, Eclectica, Recursive Angel,
Third Muse, The Poet's Canvas. Poems in Spanish included in a
print anthology called Juntos published in Barcelona this past fall.
Editor of Spanish edition of Niederngasse,
an online and print poetry journal.
Camner is the author of 15 books of poetry. He was nominated for
Poet Laureate of Florida in 1980. Camner's works are included in major
literary collections worldwide. He currently represents the United
States in the Poet 2000 Sculpted Library; an international exhibition
of the works of contemporary poets.
Denner lives near Sebastopol, California, where he is a poet-in-the-schools.
He was for many years the proprietor of Fourwinds Bookstore and Café
in Ellensburg, Washington, and the manager of a Tibetan Buddhist Dharma
store for Tara Mandala Retreat Center in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.
In his spare time, he publishes dpress chapbooks. You are welcome
to visit his website: http://www.dpress.net.
Frischkorn is the author of three collections of poetry, The
Tactile Sense, (Alpha Beat Press, 1996) Exhale, (S.O.P,
2000) and New Jersey Made Me Reckless, scheduled for release
in 2002. In addition, her poetry has appeared in numerous journals
and anthologies, including Mangrove, Wisconsin Review, Paterson
Literary Review, Pif Magazine, ForPoetry, and The Pedestal
Magazine. She was a finalist for the 2001 Allen Ginsberg Poetry
Award and is associate editor of Samsara Quarterly.
Gates, a freelance business writer and copy editor by trade, also
writes short fiction, poetry and personal essays. His work has appeared
in The 13th Story, Twilight Times, Cenotaph, Poems Niederngasse,
Think: A Newspaper of Literary and Visual Art, 3 AM Magazine, and
Red River Review. Gates grew up in the wilds of upstate New York,
then lived in New York City for several years. He currently resides
in Weird, New Jersey, with his wife and son. Visit his website at
was born in Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She is
the author of over thirty books of poetry, prose fiction and digital
photography. Her work has been published in literary magazines in
the USA, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. E-mail: email@example.com
publishing for ten years in such literary magazines as The Malahat
Review, Limestone, Midwest, Grain, and Whetstone, Joy
Hewitt Mann embraced the Web. In 2000 her poetry was published
online at Poetry Now, Rose and Thorn, The Absinthe Review, The
Melic Review, Poetry Bay, The Paumonok Review, and many more.
Her first fiction collection, Clinging to Water, was published
in June of 2000 by Boheme Press, Toronto. Then Joy took a year off
to finish her first novel, Lacrima Christi, which will be published
in 2002, and her first full-length book of poetry Bone on Bone,
which will be published in 2003. This past summer she returned to
writing short stories and poetry and submitting again. She appeared
most recently at The Dakota House, Red Booth Review, and
Little Brown Poetry, and has been accepted for the Winter issue
of Moondance. Joy lives with her husband and three children
in Spencerville, Ontario, Canada, where she runs a large junkstore.
Martin is the father of one's mother or father. He is a step-like
formation, as with troops or aircraft. He is the rounded prominence
of a joint.
L. Reed is the editor of Maelstrom, the editorial manager
for Moondance, and a mother of three, living a reclusive existence
in Tranquility, NJ. Her work has been published in print and online
at Zuzu's Petals Quarterly, The Journal of New Jersey Poets, Kimera,
Thorny Locust and others.
Roby is a student at an oppressively Texan university. His work
has appeared in Rising, The Higginsville Reader, and will soon
be seen in experimental forest press and Karawane. He
is new at this.
Sanders is the author of a novel, Kamikaze Lust, which
won a 2000 Lambda Literary Award and was excerpted in The Mammoth
Book of New Erotica, 2000. Her short fiction has appeared on Nerve.com
and in the Best Lesbian Erotica series. She is currently at work on
another novel, With or Without You. E-mail: Laurensxzs@aol.com
Saye lives in Colorado and has published in several print and
e-zine publications, including Borderlands: Texas Poetry Journal,
Colorado Springs Independent, Waterlines, Zuzu's Petals, and
Terrain. Songwriter Rick Carnes comments, "Combining earthy detail
and celestial leaps of fantasy...Saye's poetry brings us in touch
with the divinity of the terrestrial."
Sloan: I retired in 1999 from Louisiana Tech University, where
I was George Anding Professor of English. Since retirement, I have
become a regular contributor to such freethought publications as Free
Inquiry, Skeptic, American Atheist, American Rationalist, Freethought
Today, and The Freethinker (London). I live in Ruston,
Louisiana, with my wife, LaRue, the Shakespeare specialist at the
University of Louisiana at Monroe. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 once.
AKA Petra Klein lives in the Chicago area. She is a receptionist for
a retirement facility. She is inspired by the poetry of Anne Sexton,
Jim Morrison & E.E. Cummings. She has been published in numerous web
eZines.. some of her favorites: Conspire, Stirring, 2RiverView,
Friction Magazine, Mentress Moon, Gumball Poetry, Snakeskin, Poems
Niederngasse, Mi Poesias Poetry E-Zine and so on.
Trudo: I currently live in Chicago, Illinois. My work has appeared
in print in Signal and also online in The Poet's Canvas,
Poems Niederngasse, Apples & Oranges, Prairie Poetry, and Poetry
Vicente: Entrepeneur currently on sabbatical attemping to become
pro golfer. Current work appears in: Miambiance summer 01,
Blue Monk fall 01, Exquisite corpse fall 01, vespers
Zaldívar is a twenty-five year old math instructor at Miami-Dade
Community College. He was born in Havana, came to Miami on the Mariel,
and has been nomadic since 1998. Kemel began writing poetry in April
2001 after being summarily discharged from the US Navy. He has been
published in a handful of e-zines and has twice placed in the IBPC.
ART: Lamentation; Käthe Kollwitz, 1938.