Bauer is a psychologist who works with children and adolescents with
sickle cell disease in Philadelphia, and conducts research on various aspects
of the human experience of pain. She also has a small private psychotherapy
practice. She recently completed her PhD in behavioral science research
at Bryn Mawr College. She believes that poetry is at least as important
and useful in the world as the above-mentioned activities.
Geoffrey Brock's poems and translations appear in The Gettysburg Review, The New Criterion, International
Quarterly, and The New England Review. He makes his living as a mercenary Cyrano.
Brian Cochran lives in St. Louis, Missouri, with his canine companion, Mr. X. He (Brian) has an M.F.A. from
the Writers' Program at Washington University, and his poems have appeared in River Styx, The Laurel
Review, The Southern Poetry Review, and Western Humanities Review. He is completing his first
book, On Stolen Paper.
Kim Garcia lives in Tallahassee, Florida. She received her BA in English Literature from Reed College, her
MA in creative writing from Florida State University, and an Individual Artist Grant from the Oregon Arts Commission.
Her work has appeared in Scribner's Best of the Fiction Workshops 1997, Lullwater Review, Negative
Capability, Abiko Quarterly and Sun Dog. She currently teaches creative writing and Latino Literature
at Florida State University and is at work on a novel.
James Kirk was born in 1958 in Southern New Jersey and got his undergraduate degree there at Stockton State
College. He received a Masters from the University of New Hampshire. He has received a MacDowell Fellowship and
two New Jersey State Arts Council Grants. He’s been published in Ploughshares, Poet Lore, Tendril, Slant,
and has work forthcoming in American Writing. He teaches in the writing program at Stockton College of New
Jersey and has a book-length manuscript entitled Skating Backwards Upriver which is looking for a publisher.
He’s playing around with the idea of starting a new movement called the Yard Sale School of Poetry complete
with a manifesto, etc., for which Joseph Cornell will be the patron saint. He lives in the small town of Northfield,
NJ, with his wife, two children, and a dog, Rufus.
Chris Mohney is a writer living in Birmingham. He holds an MFA from Eastern Washington University. His work
has appeared in Alabama Heritage, Limestone, Coastal Living and several very clever blurbs
and captions. He recently won the 1998 Samuel Adams/Zoetrope: All-Story short fiction contest and is currently
at work on a novel.
Dana Pattillo is the author of two collections of poetry: An Army, with Banners, Hang Fire Press,
1997, and The Bread of Wolves, Hang Fire Press, 1993.
W.T.Pfefferle is the author of Writing that Matters (Prentice Hall, 1998). He lives and writes in
Texas. He runs a zendo where he currently has fourteen students. He favors Fender Telecaster guitars and Finlandia
Renee Podunovich is of the bewildered species Homo Sapiens Sapiens residing on one of the finest planets
in the solar system, somewhere out in space in relation to the rest of manifestation. She is a sociologist and
organic cultivator of plants and perception, and is interested in sustainable systems of living.
Scott Poole is 27 years old and lives in Cheney, WA with his wife Leslie and son Ryan. Scott has been a
janitor, a painter, a manager, a pharmacy technician, a printer, a car dock worker, an airline-food-tray scraper,
a sprinkler maintence man, and is currently the Managing Editor of EWU Press. He has had work accepted or published
in The Seattle Review, Fireweed, Small Pond, Zuzu's Petals, and The Blue Moon Review.
C.K. Tower is Poetry Editor for Recursive Angel (www.RecursiveAngel.com)
and Editor for Conspire Poetry Journal (www.geocities.com/Paris/LeftBank/5757),
is a student at Michigan State University studying creative writing and
literature. CK is continually working to combine her experience as an editor
with her education, to produce useful electronic medias, in hopes of assisting
readers and writers in their literary pursuits.
Mary Wallach's poetry has appeared and been accepted in Medicinal Purposes, Mediphors and The
Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine. Her humor and essays have also appeared in Spy, The Village Voice
and Columbia magazine. She lives in New York City where she occasionally conducts "Poetry Boot Camps"
(c) and has a private psychotherapy practice.
Amy Wright is 22 years old. Some of her poems have appeared in the Virginia Literary Review, the
Poetry Review, and the Pittsburgh Quarterly Online http://trfn.clpgh.org/tpq/muse.html