Poetry, Prose and Features Editor
is poet-in-residence at Central Connecticut State
University. His first book of poems Instrumentality
was published in 2004 by Word Press. His work has
previously appeared or is forthcoming in such places
as The Paris Review, Poets & Writers, Time
Out New York, Gulf Coast, The Massachusetts Review,
Descant, LIT, Crowd, The Cortland Review, Catamaran,
The Indiana Review, Western Humanities Review, The
Iowa Review and The AWP Writer's Chronicle,
among other publications. He has read at such venues
as The National Arts Club, Columbia University,
KGB, and the Cornelia Street Café, has held
residencies from the MacDowell Colony, Ragdale,
and the Atlantic Center for the Arts, reviews poetry
for the Contemporary
Poetry Review and is currently editing
an anthology of South Asian, East Asian, and Middle
Eastern poetry. You can read some of his poems in
Cortland Review, Second
Avenue, and Word
for Word, listen to some of his poems from
The Carrboro Poetry Festival, read reviews at
Iowa Review, Time
Out New York, Electronic
Book Review, Poets
& Writers, peruse an anthology of Asian-American
writing he helped co-edit in Big
City Lit, read an article about him in
Chronicle of Higher Education and an
interview with him in Jacket
magazine. He does not play the sitar.
Art Editor and Site Designer
Michael K. Mills is
a visual artist and graphic designer living in Brooklyn,
New York. He is currently working on photographic
and video works. He has an MFA in painting from
Parsons School of Design. He does not play the bass
has an MFA from Columbia University, directs an afterschool program at the Bank Street
College of Education, is finishing a novel about anarchists in
Barcelona, and is Assistant Fiction Editor at Fence.
is a Finance System Analyst, poet and aspiring musician
living in Mountain View, CA. He is finishing his collection
of poetry entitled "Mistaken for Jesus at a Taqueria"
and a book of short stories "The Tao of Mediocre Dentistry".
He does play guitar, bass, and harmonica.
has a Master of Fine Arts in Writing from Columbia University.
He has been published in Fence, the Georgetown Review, Fourteen Hills,
and Transfer. He has worked as a psychiatric case manager for more than
five years and has recently finished an internship at
the Institute for Psychoanalysis, Patternology, and Telepathic Solutions.
kari edwards, author of
iduna, O Books (2003),
a day in the life of p., subpress collective (2002), a diary of lies - Belladonna #27 by
Belladonna Books (2002), and post/(pink) Scarlet Press (2000).
has run several reading series in LA, including one with the Electronic
Literature Organization at the UCLA Hammer Museum. Her second book of
poems, Locket, is due out from Tupelo Press in October. DaDaDa, Salt
Publishing, 2003, is her other book.
Sina Queyras 's second book
of poetry is coming out with Nightwood Editions http://www.nightwoodeditions.com/book.php?id=508.
She is currently editing an anthology of Canadian poetry for
Persea Books of NY. Her anthology is unique in that she is including
the best poetry in Canada regardless of poetics. She teaches
creative writing at Rutgers, where she runs the LUNCH HOUR READING
SERIES and lives in Brooklyn. She used to read for Atlantis-a
Canadian journal and will be involved with BELLADONNA.
Poet and teacher, David Cappella is a member of the English
Department at Central Connecticut State University. He has co-authored
(with Baron Wormser) two books on the teaching of poetry, TEACHING
THE ART OF POETRY: THE MOVES (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000)
and A SURGE OF LANGUAGE: TEACHING POETRY DAY TO DAY (Heinemann,
2004). He travels through the country giving workshosp to teachers
and students. His poetry has appeared in DINER, THE CONNECTICUT
REVIEW, THE BRYANT LITERARY REVIEW, THE BRADFORD REVIEW, DRAGONFL;Y:
A QUARTERLY OF HAIKU, and other journals.
R. G. Evans
' poems and prosed have appeared in Comstock Review,
Paterson Literary Review, Valparaiso Literary Review, The Best of Pif Magazine Offline,
Weird Tales, The Literary Review and Margie among others.
His poetry has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize.
He recently earned his MFA in creative writing from Fairleigh Dickinson University in NJ.
Jamie Pearlberg Jamie Pearlberg
grew up in Michigan and Canada and has lived in New York for
the last decade. He has an MFA from Columbia University, and
is currently studying in rabbinical school. He is at work on
a novel about the quest for the Messiah.
Leslie McGrath Leslie McGrath
lives in the village of Noank, CT. She holds a B.A. in psychology
and Romance Languages from Bowdoin College and an M.A. in psychology
from Wesleyan University. She has worked as a psychotherapist,
an options trader and an artist's model. Her poems have appeared
in The Formalist, The Connecticut Review, and Nimrod and are
forthcoming in Black Warrior Review. Her reviews have appeared
in The Cortland Review and Poet Lore. She is the winner of the
2004 Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry and a Pushcart
Prize nominee. She is a regular personal commentary contributor
for WFCR, an NPR affiliate in Amherst, MA. She will be receiving
her MFA in literature and poetry in June 2005 (come Hell or
high water) from the Bennington Writing Seminars. She would
some day like to write a poem as complex and satisfying as one
of her famous lasagnas.
P.F. Potvin is a writer,
musician, and ultramarathon runner who holds an MFA from Bennington
College Writing Seminars. His work has appeared in Boston Review,
Black Warrior Review, Passages North, Sentence, Born Magazine,
and elsewhere. Many of his pieces are inspired by his American
road trips, teaching in Chile, European jaunts, hitching in
Patagonia, and hut wardening in New Zealand's Siberia Valley.
Potvin's manuscripts have been finalists in the New Issues Press
Competition (Western Michigan University) and the Poetry Center
Prize (Cleveland State University). His reviews can be read
Rob McLennan is the author
of ten poetry collections, most recently stone, book one (Palimpsest
Press, September 2004) and what's left (Talonbooks, April 2004).
He also has a number of recent chapbooks, including fourteen
hearts: a grist (Cubicle Press: St. Catharines, ON), corrective
lenses (Bad Moon Books: Ottawa) & g h o s t s (Furniture Press:
Columbus, Ohio). Also the editor/publisher of above/ground press
and the longpoem magazine STANZAS, Rob edits the cauldron books
series through Broken Jaw Press, and most recently, the anthologies
evergreen: six new poets (Black Moss Press), side/lines: a new
canadian poetics (Insomniac Press) and GROUNDSWELL: the best
of above/ground press, 1993-2003 (cauldron books #4, Broken
Jaw Press). He currently lives in Ottawa, where he co-ordinates
events & the semi-annual Ottawa small press book fair through
the small press action network-ottawa (span-o). He is completing
a novel, a collection of essays, and a poetry manuscript, the
news. With Ottawa poet Stephen Brockwell, he edits Poetics.ca.
In 1999, he won the CAA/Air Canada Award for most promising
writer (in any genre) in Canada under the age of 30.
Recent work has or will appear in Queen Street Quarterly (ON),
Versal (Czech Republic), echolocation (ON), Prairie Fire (MAN),
The Antigonish Review (NS), Open Letter (ON), Grain (SK), filling
station (AB) & Canadian Literature (BC).
His clever website can be found at http://www.track0.com/rob_mclennan,
and he spends much of his time filling his clever blog http:www.robmclennan.blogspot.com
is a writer living and working in Houston, TX.
He has most recently published stories in Fence Magazine and The Believer
was an Assistant Editor at the Hudson Review for a few years. She now lives in Somerville,
MA, and is starting her own business. She has a story forthcoming in Glimmer Train.
is the editorial assistant at the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. Broken Boulder has published two of her chapbooks "Notestalk" and "Notationing." Her poems have been published in Mudlark, Conundrum, Untitled, Pindeldyboz, Big Bridge, Le Petite Zine, Poethia, Beehive, The In Posse Review, and The East Village.
Her essays and articles of mine have been published in Clamor, In These Times,
The Fulcrum Annual, Rain Taxi, Sauce, Pavement Saw, and The New Colonist.
is the director of the Desert City Poetry Series and
list administrator of the Lucifer Poetics Group, both located primarily in North Carolina.
He is also on the board of directors of Carolina Wren Press, the poetry buyer for
Internationalist Books, and a consultant with the North Carolina Writers' Network.
His manuscript Key Bridge was a finalist for the Verse Prize 2004 and semi-finalist
for the Slope Editions Prize in 2004. His poems and book reviews have appeared in or
are forthcoming in Parakeet, Word For/Word, Carolina Quarterly, Effing Magazine, Shampoo,
can we have our ball back, Sidereality, Cranky, VeRT, the Electronic Poetry Review, 5AM,
Rain Taxi, and others.
Charles Thornton, III
was born in Brooklyn/raised in Harlem. He attended P.S. 188,
three blocks from
Coney Island Beach. Hamid (Chuck's Muslim name) is writing a trashy sex novel. His mother is an artist, and all she cares about is that
be more readily available in predominantly Black neighborhoods. She does not actively support the
stamp.... but she'd sign the petition. ("Black"
in this bio is capitalized according to the house style of Ebony and Jet magazines).