Lynne Martin Bowman’s work has
appeared in International Poetry Review, Southern Poetry Review,
and The Louisville Review. Winner of the 1998 Sonora Review Poetry
Prize, she lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, where she also
Jason Bredle is an MFA student
at the University of Michigan.
Ann Bronston’s short stories
have appeared in Blip Magazine Archive’s 1997 and 1998 prize
issues. She lives in Florida with her husband John Flynn and their
two children and is working on a master’s degree in education at
the University of South Florida, Tampa.
Jaime Clarke’s fiction has
appeared in Chelsea, AGNI, Black Dirt, and Blip Magazine Archive, for
which he has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He is founding
editor of Post Road, a literary magazine for which he also
Kiki DeLancey’s work appears
in Quarter After Eight, Boston Review, The Bridge, Mississippi
Review, and BookPage. She lives in Cambridge, Ohio, where she is
working on a novel.
Lou Fisher teaches fiction and
nonfiction for the Long Ridge Writers Group. His stories have
appeared in Other Voices, The Crescent Review, The Florida Review,
The MacGuffin, and elsewhere. Dell and Warner published his
A MacDowell Fellow, Charles Fort
holds the Reynolds Endowed Chair in Poetry at the University of
Nebraska at Kearney. His books include The Town Clock Burning,
Darvil, We Did Not Fear the Father, and As the Lilac Burned the
S. Graber has won the
Eldredge-Loughead Scholarship in Creative Writing from Wayne State
University, written a monthly column for Arizona’s Women’s
Central News, and published in Curve Magazine. She teaches high
school in Phoenix, Arizona.
Aaron Jason’s work most
recently appeared in Men on Men 7: Best New Gay Fiction and Blithe
House Quarterly. He received the Robert V. Williams Award for
short fiction and is fiction editor of Doorknobs & BodyPaint
Sarah Jefferis is a lecturer at
Cornell University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in
Icarus, Perspectives on Multiculturalism and Cultural Diversity,
The New Coin, The Naugahyde Literary Journal, The Hollins Critic,
and Cargoes. She won the Robert Chasen Memorial Prize in 1998.
Gerald Majer teaches literature
and writing at Villa Julie College. Recent work has appeared in
Callaloo, Crazyhorse, Field, and Western Humanities Review.
James Magorian is the author of
numerous books of poetry, most recently Haymarket Square. Recent
poems appear in Atlanta Review, The Baltimore Review, California
Quarterly, and Wisconsin Review. His latest novel, Hearts of Gold,
was published in 1996.
Ralph Malachowski is a poet and
works for William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. He
lives in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Debra Marquart’s work has
appeared in numerous journals, including The North American
Review, New Letters, and Southern Poetry Review. Her poetry
collection, Everything’s a Verb, was published in 1995, and a
spoken-word, jazz-poetry CD, A Regular Dervish, was released in
1996. Hunger in the Bones, a collection of short fiction, is
forthcoming in fall 2000. She teaches at Iowa State University and
is poetry editor of Flyway Literary Review.
Christopher Matthews is a
doctoral candidate at the University of Michigan who received his
MFA from Warren Wilson College. His work has appeared in recent
issues of The Gettysburg Review, Antioch Review, and Gulf Coast.
Rae Meadows lives in Salt Lake
City where she is completing her MFA at the University of Utah.
Her work has appeared in Yemassee, and she was a runner-up in the
Western Humanities Review fiction contest. She’s working on her
Jesse Murphree grew up in
Florida and is a graduate of the writing program at Sarah Lawrence
College. She lives in Tallahassee with her husband, John, and
works as a kindergarten reading teacher.
Glen Pourciau’s work has
appeared or is forthcoming in New England Review, Quarterly West,
Ontario Review, Western Humanities Review, and other magazines. He
lives in Plano, Texas.
Greg Rappleye is a student in
the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. His work has
appeared or is forthcoming in Quarterly West, The Southern Review,
Sycamore Review, Puerto del Sol, and Prairie Schooner.
David Ryan lives in New York and
is a graduate of the MFA program at Bennington College. His work
has appeared in BOMB Magazine, Blip Magazine Archive, Pif, and
Mary Ann Samyn is the author of
Captivity Narrative, winner of the 1999 Ohio State University
Press/The Journal Award, and Rooms by the Sea, winner of the 1994
Kent State University Press/Wick Chapbook Prize. Her poems appear
in Field, Denver Quarterly, The Kenyon Review, and elsewhere.
After living in Germany for four
years, Andrea Scott is working on her Ph.D. in comparative
literature at the University of Chicago. During her undergraduate
years at Mills College, she had poems published in Santa Barbara
Review. She is twenty-three years old.
Traci Sobocinski was a scholar
at Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference this past summer and has
recent stories in Salt Hill Journal and Third Coast. She lives in
Salem, Massachusetts. "Each and Every Logical Confusion"
is dedicated to Chelsea Gordon.
Katherine Soniat’s third
collection, A Shared Life, won the Iowa Prize, given by the
University of Iowa Press. She received the 1999 Lyric Poetry
Award. Her new work appears in TriQuarterly, Gettysburg Review,
Denver Quarterly, and Boulevard. She teaches at Virginia Tech and
lives in Blacksburg, Virginia.
Jennifer Wheelock received a
special merit award in The Comstock Review’s 1999 poetry
contest, was a semifinalist in the 1999 Emily Dickinson Award in
Poetry competition, and placed third in the 1998 poetry contest
sponsored by So to Speak: a feminist journal of language &
Margaret Young has published work in Crazyhorse,
New Letters, and International Poetry Review. She lives in