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 vodka.
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
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.
Suzan Sherman is Associate Editor at BOMB magazine and teaches at
Parsons School of Design. She is writing a collection of short stories.
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