Brent Armendinger writes poems, teaches writing, and
sometimes makes art installations where
he lives in Ann Arbor, MI.

Stephany Aulenback lives in Nova Scotia.

Joshua Beckman
is a poet and visual artist.  His books include
Things Are Happening, which won the APR/Honickman
First Book Award, Something I Expected to Be Different
(Verse, 2001), and a recent collaboration with Matt Rohrer
called Nice Hat. Thanks. (Verse, 2002).

Dan Beachy-Quick
is the author of North True South Bright
published by Alice James Books.  His second book, Leviathan,
is forthcoming from Ahsahta Press.  He teaches at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Catherine Daly
has two new books of poems out.  DaDaDa is
forthcoming from Salt Publishers, and Locket is forthcoming
from Tupelo Press.  She lives and teaches in Los Angeles.

John Erhardt
teaches at UMASS.  He has written and published
widely on a variety of subjects.  He is a poet, critic, and author of non-fiction.

Raymond Farr
lives in Ocala, FL. His work has appeared in
Can We Have Our Ball Back?, Aught, Poethia, MILK, BlazeVox2k3,
XStream, Eratio, Word/for Word, Shampoo, and M.A.G.

Bob Fuglei
is completing an MFA in fiction writing at the University of
Minnesota. His short-short fiction has appeared in wastebaskets and cat
litterboxes all over the Twin Cities, where he continues to live in quiet

Mary Kasimor's
poems have been published in small journals
including moria, Nedge, Cross-Cultural Poetics, Word/For Word,
Lungfull!, xtant2, sidereality, muse apprentice guild,
and an upcoming issue of Nerve Lantern.

Ernest Hilbert
is the editor of the magazine NC1 and NC2 and is the poetry
editor for Bold Type, He has appeared in The New Republic,
The Boston Review, LIT, The American Scholar, and Fence. He is also the
mastermind behind E-Verse Radio.

W. B. Keckler's
most recent collection of poems, Sanskrit of the Body,
was published this year by the National Poetry Series.  His other
books include Ants Dissolve in Moonlight (fugue state press, '95) and recombinant
image day
(broken boulder press, 98; reissued 2001).

Thomas David Lisk's
recent work has appeared in Asheville Poetry Review,
Boulevard, Hayden's Ferry Review, Morpo Review, Oklahoma Review,
and Porcupine. His books are A Short History of the French Revolution
and Aroma Terrapin (forthcoming in 2004).

Sarah Mangold's
first book of poems, Household Mechanics, won
the 2001 New Issues Poetry Prize.  She edits Bird Dog.

Michael Martone's
new book is called Contibutor's Notes, a Memoir,
composed of contributor's notes he has published in the Contributors' Notes section
of various magazines and journals. He is the author of
A Blue Guide to Indiana, published by FC2 and
The Flatness and Other Landscapes, which won the AWP Award for Nonfiction.

Joyelle McSweeney's
first book, The Red Bird, won the Fence Modern Poets Contest
in 2001.  She teaches at the University of Alabama.

Jonathan Minton's
poems have recently appeared in Apples and Oranges,
Free Verse, Phoebe, Seems, Drunken Boat, Moria,
Aught, xStream, Sugar Mule, and Milk Magazine.
He is the editor of the electronic journal Word For/Word, and
he lives in Helena, MT.

Sheila E. Murphy's
most recent books are Incessant Seeds (Pavement Saw,
2003) and Green Tea with Ginger (Potes & Poets Press, 2003). Forthcoming
is Letters to Unfinished J. (Green Integer). Her home is in Phoenix.

Lindy Patterson
lives in Lafayette, IN where
she is getting an MFA from Purdue University

Peter Richards
lives in Boston and teaches at Tufts University.  He has published two
books with Verse press: Oubliette (2001) and Nude Siren (2003).

Matt Rohrer
is the author three collections of poetry: A Hummock
in the Malookas
(Norton, 1996), Satellite (Verse, 2001), and a collaboration
with Joshua Beckman, Nice Hat. Thanks. (Verse, 2002).

George Saunders is the author of two story collections: Pastoralia and
CivilWarLand in Bad Decline.  He teaches at Syracuse University.

James Shea has spent the last two years in Japan and Slovenia.  His poems
have appeared in Jubilat and Crazy Horse.

J. M. Tyree has worked as a gas station attendant, filing clerk, and
sub-sub librarian. His work has been/will be in Radical Society,
McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Three Weeks, and New England Review

Matthew Vollmer is a fiction editor for GutCult.  He is also a writer of fictions.
His work has appeared in The Paris Review, Pindeldyboz, Tin House, McSweeney's
Internet Tendency, and elsewhere.

Derek Zoetewey lives in Lafayette, Indiana, where he works for Eli Lily as a
technical writer and refuses, for some reason he will not divulge, to send
GutCult a bio. We know this because he lives next door to one of GC's Fiction
Editors, who, upon borrowing an egg from Mr. Z, happened upon a stack of his
poems, which he plundered.