Bio Notes
Michael Anguiano is an off-white adult male, currently living in North Florida. Possessing a degree in history and a degree in law, he works in neither field, much to the chagrin of his family. Since he doesn't really answer his phone, [email protected] is the easiest place to find him.

Gaston Baquero: born in Cuba in 1918 and died in Spain in 1996. His Complete Poems were published in Madrid in 1984 and again, posthumously, in1998. Baquero was exiled from Cuba in 1959, and publication of his work in Cuba was forbidden.

David Graham is the author of several books of poems, most recently Stutter Monk from Flume Press. An essay anthology co-edited with Kate Sontag came out in fall of 2001 from Graywolf: After Confession: Poetry as Autobiography. He is Professor of English at Ripon College in Ripon WI.

Laraine Herring's work has appeared in numerous anthologies, including Walking The Twilight: Women Writers of the Southwest. My collection of short stories, Monsoons, was published in 1999. Her novel, Lay My Sorrows Down, won the Barbara Deming Award in 2000. She received my MFA from Antioch University and currently teaches creative writing at Phoenix Community College.

David Howard is a spatial designer and SFX supervisor, in which capacity he has acted as Tour Supervisor (SFX) for both Janet Jackson and Metallica. His books include: Shebang: Collected Poems 1980-2000 (Steele Roberts Ltd 2001). He divides his time between Los Angeles and Christchurch, New Zealand.

Janine Kelley is a free lance writer and a member of Amnesty International who has taught on the Navajo Reservation. A naturalist, she volunteers at the Arboretum in Flagstaff, AZ. Her most recent work can be read in the anthology The Cancer Poetry Project. This spring she completed The Map of Love, a poetry manuscript.

A new comer to both fiction and NYC, Dylan Maiden was born and raised in Seattle. He now studies writing at Eugene Lang College (New School University) in Greenwich Village and loves fantasy.

Rhoda Janzen <[email protected]> teaches creative writing at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. She has recently appeared in The Yale Review, The Gettysburg Review, Poetry Midwest, and Borderlands.

Laura Jensen has work recently in Hayden's Ferry Review, Crazyhorse, Natural Bridge, Seattle Review's 20th Anniversary Retrospective, and Field Guide. A monograph about her work came from the Western Writers' Series in

Muriel Nelson is the author of Part Song (Bear Star Press, 1999). Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has appeared in The New Republic, Ploughshares, The Prague Post, The Marlboro Review, The Christian Century, Northwest Review, 88, the electronic journals Crania and Drought, and others. She holds master's degrees from the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers and the University of Illinois School of Music.

Michael Karl (Ritchie) has had three small-press publications: For Those in the Know (Meadow Press); Night Blindness (La Huerta Press); Closing Down the Hearth (0-2 Press). Currently he serves as advisor to Nebo, the Arkansas Tech literary magazine.

Anthony Robinson teaches composition. Recent poems appear in Spinning Jenny, Exquisite Corpse, Chase Park, and Cross Connect. He lives in Eugene, Oregon.

Helen Ruggieri lives in Olean, NY. Recent work has been in Hawaii Pacific Review, Journal of New Jersey Poets (born there), and The Heartlands. Character For Woman, a collection of haibun (prose and haiku) and poetry is just out from Foothills Publishing.

Robert Sward has taught at Cornell University, the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and UC Santa Cruz. A Guggenheim Fellow, he was chosen by Lucille Clifton to receive a Villa Montalvo Literary Arts Award. His 18 books include: Four Incarnations (Coffee House Press); and Rosicrucian in the Basement (Black Moss Press). Sward serves as contributing editor to the Internet's Web Del Sol and Blue Moon Review and other eZines. Heavenly Sex & Other Poems, his newest collection, is scheduled for publication November, 2002.

Pamela Stewart's most recent book is The Red Window from University of Georgia Press. She lives and works on a fiber farm in western Massachusetts.

Sylvia Wheeler lives in Las Cruces, N.M., and has published seven books: poetry, anthologies and a play, as well as fiction/poetry in numerous literary magazines. She has won various awards, including a Witter Bynner Publication Award for Counting Back, poems, and a fellowship to The MacDowell Colony.

Ian Randall Wilson is the managing editor of the poetry journal 88. Recent work has appeared in The Alaska Quarterly Review, Spinning Jenny and Spork. His first fiction collection, Hunger and Other Stories, was published by Hollyridge Press.

Vassilis Zambaras <[email protected]> was born in Greece and spent 25 years in the States before returning home. He has published two volumes of poetry, Sentences and Aural, and has work in the anthology How The Net Is Gripped: a selection of contemporary American poetry (Stride, UK, 1992). A third collection, The Intricate Evasions Of As, is still unpublished.