David Abrams' stories and essays have appeared in Esquire, Glimmer Train Stories, The Readerville Journal, The Missouri Review, Greensboro Review, The North Dakota Review, Fish Stories and other literary quarterlies. He is also a contributing editor to The Long Island Press and January Magazine, where he writes weekly book reviews.
William Borden's novel, Superstoe, first published in the U.S. by Harper & Row in 1968 and in England by Victor Gollancz in 1967, was reissued by Orloff Press in 1996. His short stories have won the PEN Syndicated Fiction Prize and The Writers Voice Fiction Competition and have been published in over 20 magazines in the U.S., Canada, England, Norway,Denmark, France, and Spain, and in numerous anthologies, including American Fiction (New Rivers Press), Prairie Volcanoes (Dakotah Territory Press), The Best American Erotica 1996 (Touchstone Press/Simon & Schuster), and Grow Old Along With Me, The Best Is Yet To Be, (Paper-Mache Press). The film adaptation of William Borden's play, The Last Prostitute, starring Sonia Braga and produced by Universal Studios, was shown on Lifetime Television and in Europe and is on video.
MTC Cronin has published seven books and three booklets of poetry, the most recent being a Spanish/English edition of her 2001 book, Talking to Nerudas Questions (Respondiendo a las Preguntas de Neruda) (SAFO, Santiago, Chile, 2004), translated by Juan Garrido Salgado (currently also being translated into Swedish by Lars Palm and into Italian by Hans Kitzmuller), beautiful, unfinished ~ PARABLE/SONG/CANTO/POEM (Salt Publishing, UK, 2003 www.saltpublishing.com) and <More or Less Than> 1 100, (Shearsman Press, UK, 2004 www.shearsman.com). Tatjana Lukic and Igor Isakovski are also translating a collection of her work into Bosnian, Serbian and Macedonian for publication by Blesok (Macedonia). She lives in Maleny, Australia, with her partner and three young daughters and is completing a PhD The Catastrophe of Meaning on poetry and law. Her next book is due out shortly through Ravenna Press, USA.
Mark DeCarteret's poetry has appeared in AGNI, Atlanta Review, Caliban, Chicago Review, Conduit, Cream City Review, Phoebe, Poetry East, Salt Hill, Sonora Review, Spinning Jenny, and 3rd bed, as well as the anthologies American Poetry: The Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon Press, 2000) and Thus Spake the Corpse: An Exquisite Corpse Reader (Black Sparrow Press, 1999). This last year he had a poster (broadside) appear in Mudlark and a feature in Maverick Magazine. He also has new work appearing in Agenda (England), Ars-Interpres (Sweden), Gargoyle, House Organ, Le Petit Zine, and Pearl.
James Grinwis' poems have appeared recently in Cimarron Review, Crazyhorse, The Literary Review, Typo, Three Candles, and Skidrow Penthouse. He lives in Amherst, MA.
Anna Isaacson is in her first year at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio. Her permanent home is in Cumberland, Maine.
Sally Rosen Kindred
Sally Rosen-Kindred holds an MFA from the University of Maryland, and teaches creative writing online to high school students through the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in journals including Poetry Northwest, Poet Lore, Plainsongs, and Poetry Motel.
Damon McLaughlin is a recent MFA graduate of the University of Arizona, and his latest publications include poems in The North American Review, Diner, and the anthology of American poetry Red, White, And Blues.
holds degrees from Southern Illinois University and Rhode Island School of Design in Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking. He is currently Chair of the Visual Arts Department and Director of the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts at Pensacola Junior College, Florida.
His new book, Anonymous Or, was winner of the Defined Providence Press competition, 2001. His chapbooks include: "Stars on a Wire," published by Parallel Editions, University of Alabama, Institute for the Book Arts, 1989, and "Small Charities," #7 in the Panhandler Press Chapbook Series, University of West Florida, 1994, and "Lucky For Us," Halftones To Jubilee, 1999.
Peterson has published widely in print and online. His awards and honors include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry,1992, as well as prizes from Mississippi Valley Review, Negative Capability, Snake Nation Review, The Cape Rock, California Quarterly, Black Bear Review, The Gopherwood Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, and others.
This year his manuscript, "All the Lavish in Common," won the Juniper Prize and will be published in 2006. His most recent book, Anonymous Or, was winner of the Defined Providence Press competition, 2001.
Karen Regen-Tuero's work has appeared or is due out in Glimmer Train Stories, the North American Review and elsewhere. A graduate of the MFA Writing Program at Sarah Lawrence, she lives on Long Island.
David Wyatt's poems have appeared in Carolina Quarterly, Briar Cliff Review, 83 Words (online), Poems & Plays and Cutbank. He works in the library at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and with Backwaters Press.
Michael Zbigley was born in Missoula, MT, where he now lives with a wife, two children and a beagle named Daisy.