T. E. Ballard
is a professional artist and writer who currently lives in the Midwest
with her two young daughters. She has lived in the backwoods of Maine,
in the cities of Europe and in the hills of Haiti. She hopes that
her writing is as diverse as her life. You may find more of her work
at IBPC January 2002; "The Butcher's Daughter," R&E Reader's
Poll; Best Poem of The Year, The Poet's Canvas, Gumball Poetry,
The Green Tricycle, Mentress Moon, The Writer's Hood, Amethyst Journey,
The Chicago Literary Review, Southern Maine Quarterly, Southside Journal,
and also in two anthologies of poetry. She is currently at work on
her first solo book of poetry which is due to be out the first of
work has appeared in Samsara Quarterly, Snakeskin, Mentress Moon
and Comrades, as well as The Paterson Literary Review
(finalist/honorable mention Allen Ginsberg Poetry Contest -- 2000
and 2001) and LIPS. She's almost six feet tall, likes wild
geese, and flips out when her neighbors want to chop down trees. She
has three sons and teaches Creative Writing and Honors American Literature
in a high school in Allendale, NJ. Svea plays the flute and sings.
Writing poetry regularly saves her life.
has recently had work published in 4th Street, Manzanita Quarterly,
and Snow Monkey; she has work forthcoming in Sqajet
and Sweet Annie & Sweet Pea Review. She lives with her
husband and daughter in Bow, WA, halfway between Seattle and Vancouver,
BC. She works as an Attorney/Coordinator for a volunteer lawyer program.
was born and educated in Texas where she still lives with her husband
of 30 years. She has at various times been a teacher, an interior
decorator, and a stay-at-home mother. Today she earns her living as
a photographer but spends every moment she can spare writing poetry,
a passion she rediscovered through the wonder of the internet after
many years of not writing. She has poems published and pending publication
in Stirring and Small Spiral Notebook.
Aging scribbler enjoys words, reading, hiking and reading. Other work
in Samsara Quarterly, Stirling, Snakeskin, Arena, Recursive Angel,
Mentress Moon and Aileron Movement.
lives in rural Blue Lake, California among the redwoods, near the
Mad River, after years in NYC and LA. She writes poetry and short
fiction, and is working on a series of stories which hang together
as a novel called "Scratching Toward the Light."© Her poetry
has appeared in print and online literary journals, including: The
Lucid Stone, Rattle, In Posse Review and Pinderdyboz, among
many others. She's had stories published in Zoetrope's All-Story
Extra, and Mindkites. The next issue of Recursive Angel
will include "Spare Parts," her latest short story. She is the Editor-In-Chief
of a literary online journal -- Literary
Kiernan is the editor of the print journal, Gecko. Her
fiction has appeared in Ms. Magazine, Asimov's Science Fiction,
Gaygoyle, North American Review and others. She lives on the Gulf
has been making various sorts of art since she gave voice to a story
about Daisy, a cow who could fly. This artistic effort was followed
by singing in the chorus of a production of The Tempest, modern
dance lessons with a Martha Graham student, junior high school journalism,
and reading, reading, reading: Shakespeare, Philip Roth, Richard Brautigan,
Emily Dickinson, Alan Watts, Carl Sandburg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti,
William Carlos Williams... at about 15 more writing started to pop
out regularly. A move to Spain, an introduction to hashish, and gypsy
interactions kept her in the receptive mode for several years, and
several more years were spent in radio programming and music journalism.
She started to value and take more responsibiliity for her poetic
nature in her mid-twenties. Sporadic writing submissions/publication
have been interspersed with writing and playing music, mixing poetry
with music, featuring at various locations, curating numerous readings
and performance events, teaching, and Taoist studies. She currently
hosts the No Borders reading in San Diego and is in training with
California Poets in the Schools.
recently completed an MA in French Linguistics at Indiana University,
where she also studies Music, majoring in Cello Performance. Her poems
have previously appeared online in Melic Review, Poems Niederngasse
and New Works Review. Some of her poems will also appear
in an upcoming issue of Thunder Sandwich.
writes poetry and fiction. She also writes and speaks on the subject
of educational technology, and has contributed a chapter to a recently
published book on the subject. She is a singer, specializing in Judao-Espagnol
folk songs, and a songwriter. She was one of the first few women to
post to the Internet, in 1982. She holds a Ph.D. in experimental psychology
and works as a computer network manager at the University of California,
San Diego, where she can be reached at email@example.com.
is the daughter of an English teacher and anthropologist. As a result,
she has lived in many places and has a penchant for good books, places
by the water and exotic, good-tasting foods. She is a graduate of
the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater and Columbia University
and writes a food column for the local Annapolis newspaper. Ms. Schwartz
divides her time between Annapolis, Maryland and New York City. firstname.lastname@example.org
writes poems, essays, one-act plays and short stories. After ten years
as Adjunct Professor of Fine Art Photography at Fairfield University,
Connecticut, she returned to Marin County, California, and has since
self-published "Then and Now," a book of poems and prose along with
poet Larry Drake. Recent work has appeared in The Writer’s Choice
Literary Journal, Big Bridge, Pulse, The Adirondack Review, The Third
Muse, and Mentress Moon. This spring her short play "Smell,"
will be presented at Dominican University's Short Play Festival in
San Rafael, CA.
a teacher, lives in the midwest with her two children. She has been
previously published in The Blue Rose Bouquet.
is a born and bred New Yorker, working as a legal assistant by day
and chasing her muse by night. She has been writing since her early
teens, is the mother of one teen-aged boy and one loveable feline,
and thinks poetry has saved her thousands of dollars in therapy fees
through the years. Her work has been published on-line in Neiderngasse,
Mind Caviar and Dakota House Journal, among others, and
in print in an eclectic mix of literary paper goods, including journals,
newsletters and home-made birthday cards. She is working on her first
chapbook, entitled "Woman on the Brink."
Blue Nude; Pablo Picasso, 1902.