Volume 2, Number 6 ~ June
1996 ~ Contributors
Jonathan Baumbach has published more than ten books of fiction
including Babble, Reruns, The Life and Times of Major
Fiction, Separate Hours, and Flickers.
Michael Carlson has directed European programming for ABC sports.
His recent collection is Homage to Gibbon, available from Northern
Larry French's pieces have appeared in Ascent, the New
Orleans Review, and elsewhere, and have been anthologized in the Norton
Anthology of Short Fiction.
Lola Haskins has published five books of poems, most recently
Hunger (1993), which won the University of Iowa Press Edwin Ford
Piper Award. A sixth book, Extranjera, is forthcoming from Story
Line Press. Her poetry has won awards from Poetry Society of America and
the New York Quarterly, as well as narrative poetry prizes from
the New England Review/Breadloaf Quarterly and Southern
Poetry Review. Besides poetry, she has published prose, most recently
an extensive essay introducing a photography book (Visions of Florida,
University Press of Florida, 1994).
P.J. Jason's short stories have appeared in such publications
as African Voices, Players (Black Men's Magazine), Salmagundi
(eZine), Fiction International, ACM (Another Chicago
Magazine), River Styx, Wascana Review (Canada), Black
River Review, Private Arts, Rave Review (eZine), Uno
Mas Magazine, Struggle, Left Curve, and Tales From
Cyberland (an anthology).
Alice Mattison's stories have been widely published, including
the New Yorker and elsewhere. She has several books including a
collection, Short Wits, from William Morrow.
Barry Spacks, a persistently visiting professor at UC Santa Barbara--after
many years of teaching at M.I.T.--is the author of two novels and seven
poetry collections. Since 1991 he's lived in the tiny mountain town of
Junction City, CA, as a Vajrayana (Tibetan Buddhism) student of H.E. Chagdud
Terese Svoboda's first novel, Cannibal , won the Bobst
Prize and the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writer's Award and was
chosen as one of the top ten books of the year by SPIN magazine.
Her story "Party Girl" was a finalist in the 1995 Mississippi
Review Prize competition. Her recent fiction appears in Conjunctions,
Georgetown Review and Columbia.