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
Intro Awards. Sutton Hoo Press published a series of letterpress
broadsides titled 3 Poems; 3 Images in 2001. She lives in Columbus,
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,
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
Berkeley. In 2004 he published a book, The Joyous Age, with Black
Square Editions, and he has work forthcoming in The Canary,
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
HazMat Review, Neon Highway, Eratio, Diagram, Electric Yeti, and
Tin Lustre Mobile. Currently, she resides in Anjo
City in Japan's
Estela Eaton is a writing
student at San Diego State University. There, she edits the Pacific
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
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,
and Verse. He writes, breathes, eats and rocks out in Iowa City,
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
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 beardofbees.com.
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
of Washington, until joining fruit tramps and migrant workers
in the red delicious apple orchard, and then driving a John Deere
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
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,
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 joshcorey.blogspot.com.
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.