Arda Collins lives in Iowa City, Iowa, where she is currently a Glenn Schaeffer Fellow. She has poems forthcoming in APR.

    Betsy Wheeler's poems have appeared recently at canwehaveourballback? Her poem "Moon Steady" won an Honorable Mention for the 2003
        AWP Intro Awards. Sutton Hoo Press published a series of letterpress broadsides titled 3 Poems; 3 Images in 2001. She lives in Columbus, OH
        where she is an MFA candidate in poetry at The Ohio State University.

    Carolyn Guinzio's work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in 42opus, Chimera Review, Indiana Review, Luna, New American Writing,
        Octopus, Colorado Review, and Willow Springs among others.

    Christopher Nealon splits his time between Washington, DC, and Berkeley, California, where he teache in the English Department at
        UC Berkeley. In 2004 he published a book, The Joyous Age, with Black Square Editions, and he has work forthcoming in The Canary,
        Drunken Boat, dusie, and Jack Kimball's Faux Press anthology of Bay Area writing.

    Elizabeth Switaj's writing has appeared in The Iconoclast, spooncore, and Seeking The Lotus. It is also slated for future appearance in
        Indefinite Space, HazMat Review, Neon Highway, Eratio, Diagram, Electric Yeti, and Tin Lustre Mobile. Currently, she resides in Anjo
        City in Japan's Aichi Prefecture.

    Estela Eaton is a writing student at San Diego State University. There, she edits the Pacific Review.

    Heidi Lynn Staples's poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Best American Poetry 2004, Denver Quarterly, LIT, 3rd bed, Slope and
        many other journals. Her first book, Guess Can Gallop (New Issues 2004), was chosen by Brenda Hillman as a winner of the
        2003 New Issues prize. She currently teaches at Syracuse University.

    Joseph Bienvenu's poetry has appeared in The Adirondack Review, and Can We Have Our Ball Back. He lives in New Orleans.

    Julie Doxsee's work has appeared in Denver Quarterly, the Colorado Review, CrudeOils, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review,
        and in several independent journals.

    Kathleen Ossip's book The Search Engine won the 2002 APR/Honickman First Book Prize and was published with an introduction
        by Derek Walcott. Poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, Paris Review, Fence, and Poetry Review (London). She teaches
        at the New School.

    Nathan Hoks' poems have appeared or are forthcoming in journals such as Agni, The Columbia Poetry Review, Conduit, Crazyhorse,
        Spinning Jenny and Verse. He writes, breathes, eats and rocks out in Iowa City, Iowa.

    Standard Schaefer is the author of Nova (Sun & Moon, 2001). His second book, Water and Power (Agincourt) is forthcoming. Currently,
        he lives in San Francisco and is the non-fiction editor for The New Review.

    Barry Schwabsky is an American poet and art critic living in London. His books Opera: Poems 1981-2002 and [ways] are published
        by Meritage Press.

    Brian Henry has edited Verse since 1995. His books include Astronaut (Carnegie Mellon, 2002); American Incident (Salt Publishing, 2002);
        and Graft (New Issues Press, 2003).

    Carrie Hein is a screenwriter in Southern California.

    Christopher Tonelli is originally from New Jersey. He received a B.S. in Zoology and an M.A. in English from North Carolina State University.
        He went on to teach at NCSU for two years as a visiting lecturer in the English Department. Currently, Chris is working on an MFA at
        Emerson College where he is the poetry editor of Redivider (formerly the Beacon Street Review) and a reader for Ploughshares. Recent work
        appears in LIT (#9) and is forthcoming in the New York Quarterly.

    Eric Elshtain is curently a Ph.D. student in the University of Chicago's Committee on the History of Culture. His poetry and reviews
        have appeared or are forthcoming in Bathhouse, 1913: A Journal of Forms, the Denver Quarterly, Salt Hill, Skanky Possum,
        Notre Dame Review, New American Writing, McSweeney's, Interim and other journals. Two chapbooks, 72 Malignant Spirits
        and Five Poems & Five Blues can be found at He is also the poetryeditor for the Chicago Review.

    Graham Foust is the author of two books: As in Every Deafness (Flood Editions, 2003) and Leave the Room to Itself (Ahsahta Press,
        2003). He teaches at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

    Jonathan Hayes says of himself: After several wet salmon seasons in Alaska while working in a cannery, and hoboing along the
        Columbia River of Washington, until joining fruit tramps and migrant workers in the red delicious apple orchard, and then driving a John Deere
        tractor before sunrise on slippery-dewed grass of agrarian reform, the factotum ceased. Now a barnacle-covered hermit crab scurrying
        from class to sea lettuce in the tide pool of San Francisco State University, by the not-always peaceful Pacific littoral.

    Julia Cohen is a recent graduate of Wesleyan University. She has poems forthcoming in Hanging Loose.

    Kate Greenstreet is a painter and graphic artist by trade. Poems in recent or upcoming issues of Conduit, Pool, Diagram, The Massachusetts
        Review, and other journals. Her first book, case sensitive, is fortcoming from Ahsahta Press in March 2006.

    Mark DuCharme's books of poetry include Infinity Subsections (Meeting Eyes Bindery, 2004) and Cosmopolitan Tremble (Pavement
        Saw Press, 2002). His poetry and poetics essays have appeared widely, and are recent or forthcoming in Canwehaveourballback,
        Cipher Journal, Export: Writing the Midwest, left hand series no. 1, Los Angeles Review, Shampoo, Shiny, Traverse and
        Word for/Word. An editor of Potato Clock Editions, he’ll be on the faculty of the Summer Writing Program at Naropa University
        in July, 2005.

    Michael Schiavo's poetry has appeared in or is forthcoming from Good Foot, La Petite Zine, McSweeney's Internet Tendency,
        Unpleasant Event Schedule, and Small Spiral Notebook among other fine publications

    Joshua Corey is the author of Selah (Barrow Street, 2003) and The Fourier Series (Spineless Books, forthcoming). He is a doctoral candidate
        at Cornell University, and he maintains a blog at

    Carolina Maugeri lives and works in Providence, RI.

    Amy Kohut is a writer and visual artist from Colorado. Another of her drawings is forthcoming as the cover art for Word/For Word.

    Marcus Slease is orginally from Portadown, North Ireland but now lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. His poems have appeared
        in Hayden's Ferry Review, can we have our ball back, Spork, Diagram, and Octopus.