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 co-editing
an anthology of South Asian, East Asian, and Middle
Eastern poetry with Tina Chang and Nathalie Handal.
You can read some of his poems in The
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, photographer, and graphic designer
living in Brooklyn, New York. He has an MFA
in painting from Parsons School of Design. He does
not play the bass guitar.
has an MFA from Columbia University, teaches at John Jay College, 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.
Shawn M. McKinney
has an MFA in Graphic Design from California Institute of the Arts (1994). His design work has been published in Type In Motion, Digital Type and Typography Now 2. Critical writing includes articles in Journalism and Mass Communications Quarterly, Journal of Mass Media Ethics and International Journal of Comic Art. He served as Discussant for “W(h)ither the Touch,” an AIGA paper session at the 93rd CAA Annual Conference.
He taught as Assistant Professor, UT-Austin, from 1999-2005. During that time he also served as Design Consultant, School of Journalism, and as Design Advisor, Orange Magazine.
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Sina Queyras' third
collection of poetry,
Lemon Hound, was recently published
by Coach House. Last year she edited
Open Field: 30 Contemporary
Canadian Poets for Persea Books. An excerpt from Autobiography
of Childhood, her novel-in-progress, will appear in translation
in the French literary journal Siecle 21. Queyras is co-curator
*belladonna reading series. This fall she will
teach a workshop at Poets House in New York, and in 2007-2008
she will be writer-in-residence at the University of Calgary.
She is currently visiting assistant professor of poetry
at Haverford College.
Jean-Jacques Poucel is Associate Professor of French at Yale University where he teaches courses in modern and contemporary literature. He is the author of Jacques Roubaud and the Invention of Memory (UNC Press, 2006) and co-editor of Pereckonings: Reading Georges Perec (Yale French Studies 105). He is currently writing a study of French lyrical poetry from the early nineties to the present.
Jenna Kalinsky was born and raised in Los Angeles and has lived in New York, Germany, and now Toronto, Canada where she teaches writing at The University of Western Ontario and the Toronto Writers' Centre. She received her MFA from Columbia University; her writing has appeared in the LA Times bestselling The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt (Dutton), winner of the 2005 National Jewish Book Award, EM Literary, The Oklahoma Review, Eleven Bulls, NYC BigCityLit, 12 Magazine, So To Speak, CAJE journal and is forthcoming in the anthology SIZE MATTERS. She is working on a novel and a collection of poetry.
kari edwards received one of Small Press Traffic's books of the year
awards (2004), New Langton Art's Bay Area Award in literature (2002);
and is author of obedience, Factory School (2005); 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). edwards' work can also be found in Scribner's
The Best American Poetry (2004), Bay Poetics, Faux Press,
(2006), Civil Disobediences: Poetics and Politics in Action, Coffee
House Press, (2004), Biting the Error: writers explore narrative,
Coach House, Toronto, (2004), Bisexuality and Transgenderism:
InterSEXions of the Others, Hawoth Press, Inc. (2004), Experimental
Theology, Public Text 0.2., Seattle Research Institute (2003), and
Blood and Tears: Poems for Matthew Shepard.
has run several reading series in LA, including one with the Electronic
Literature Organization at the UCLA Hammer Museum. Catherine Daly's books include DaDaDa (Salt) and Locket (Tupelo). A former
technical architect and software developer, she has taught creative writing,
literature, critical theory, women's studies, and history of mathematics.
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.
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.
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
Stephanie Hoos is originally from Woodbridge Connecticut. She is
currently a sophomore at Connecticut College in New London. She is
pursuing a degree in English Literature focusing on Creative Writing.