Poetry, Prose and Features Editor
is Associate Professor and Poet-in-Residence at Central Connecticut
State University. His first book of poems Instrumentality, published in 2004 by Cherry
Grove, was named a finalist for the Connecticut Book Awards. He reviews
poetry for the Contemporary Poetry Review and along with Tina
Chang and Nathalie Handal, is the co-editor of Language for a New Century:
Contemporary Poetry from Asia, the Middle East and Beyond
(W.W. Norton & Co., 2008). You can read some of his poems in The Cortland Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Blackbird and Word for Word, listen to some of his poems From the Fishouse and The Carrboro Poetry Festival, read
reviews at The 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 the Chronicle of Higher Education
and an interview with him in Jacket magazine.
Editor/Art Editor Emeritus
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.
Web Editor/Site Designer
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. Currently, he teaches
as Professor of Graphic Design, Savannah College of Art and Design
(SCAD), Savannah, GA.
For more info: http://www.typonica.com
recently edited Open Field: 30 Contemporary Canadian Poets
for Persea Books. Her third collection of poetry, Lemon Hound,
won the Pat Lowther Award and a Lambda Literary Award. Her fourth
collection, Expressway, is due out from Coach House Books in
2009. She is currently Markin Flanagan Writer-in-Residence at the
University of Calgary. When she is not writing, editing, or pawing the
latest arts and literary news on Lemonhound, she likes to
wear a cape.
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.
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, Humber College, 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 numerous magazines. She is working on a novel and a
collection of poetry.
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
technical architect and software developer, she has taught creative
literature, critical theory, women's studies, and history of
lives in Stonington, CT and works as a holistic health counselor
specializing in the optimization of creativity through wellness. Her
poems have appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Black
Warrior Review, Poetry Ireland, and elsewhere. She was
the winner of the 2004 Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry and
a Pushcart Prize nominee. Her chapbook, Toward Anguish, won
the 2007 Philbrick Poetry Award and was published by The Providence
Athenaeum. She is the recipient of a 2007 Artist Fellowship from the
Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism. Her interview with
poet Dick Allen is forthcoming in The Writers’ Chronicle.
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, Dragonfly:
A Quarterly of Haiku, and other journals.
is the author of The Attention Lesson (No
Tell Books). His work has appeared in Boston Review, Sentence,
Detroit Metro Times, MiPOesias, Sleepingfish, and elsewhere. Spy
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
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
poetry, fiction, and reviews appear in journals including MARGIE,
Paterson Literary Review, Alehouse,
and The Literary Review. He holds an MFA from Fairleigh
Dickinson University and he teaches high school and college English in
southern New Jersey.
Hoos is currently attending Connecticut College in New
London. She is an English major concentrating on analytical writing,
specifically her thesis. She has interned with Drunken Boat for about
2 years as Ravi Shankar's personal assistant. She's worked on various
tasks including obtaining permissions agreements as well as editing
written work for the magazine and film footage from performances and
events. She is hoping to become an editorial intern for a publishing
company after graduating in June of 2009.
Greg Garcia manages the myspace page for
DB (http://www.myspace.com/drunkenboatlit) Greg
grew up with three channels of television (what kid counted PBS,
really?) and lots of toy guns. He is a professional musician, a
professional graphic designer, and a father of two wily girls.
Currently, Garcia is enrolled in the Professional Education Program at
Central Connecticut State University, where he studies to become a high
school English teacher. With a minor in writing, Garcia anxiously
awaits publication, while avidly collecting rejection letters as a
is a student at Central Connecticut State University, where she is
studying English and Creative Writing. She is a peer tutor at the CCSU
Writing Center, and has recently joined the editorial staff of the
University's literary magazine, The Helix.
Davis is hopeful that he will be in a respectable MA program by
Fall 2008. Where he will pursue a degree in English Literature.
Blake Powers is a Senior at Central Connecticut State
University, majoring in Graphic and Information Design. In his spare
time he is building his own website to showcase his work at www.blakesdesign.com