Bio Notes:

Wendy Taylor Carlisle lives in East Texas with her husband, one dog and too damned many cats. She has published in print and on-line at such sites as Zuzu's Petals, Unlikely Stories, Conspire, and

Cynthia Hogue's collection, The Never Wife (Mammoth P, 1999) won the 1998 Mammoth Press Poetry Prize. She directs the Stadler Center for Poetry at Bucknell University, where she teaches English.

Jennifer Ley's poetry has appeared in a wide variety of internet literary magazines, including Octavo, Recursive Angel, and Conspire, where her hypertext piece, "Talking Hands," was featured in November, 1998. Ms. Ley edits both The Astrophysicist's Tango Partner Speaks and Riding the Meridian .

John Morgan has published three collections of poetry, most recently Walking Past Midnight. He lives with his family in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Jessy Randall's poems have appeared on the internet in Snakeskin, 2River View, and Morpo Review, and in print in Antietam Review, Bogg, and Mudfish. She grew up in Rochester, New York, where the sky is almost always white. Now she is a rare book librarian in Philadelphia.

Greg Simon is a poet and translator who lives and works in Portland, Oregon.
His co-translation of Garcia Lorca's Poet in New York, done with Steven F. White, was published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in 1998,in conjunction with centenary celebrations of the poet's birth. Simon has recently returned from a trip to Spain, where he cavorted with Lorca's ghost and Lorca's real-life nephew.

Barry Spacks , author of two novels and seven poetry collections serves as a persistently visiting professor at UC Santa Barbara after many years of teaching at M.I.T. He's published over 350 poems in every conceivable print journal, and more than a hundred recently in such Web-zines as Slate, Snakeskin, X-Connect, Mississippi Review, Blue Moon Review, For Poetry, etc.

Stacey A. Waite is a graduate student in the M.F.A. program at the University of Pittsburgh. She was a participant in the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets in 1997 and was the winner of the Smithson Award in 1999. The Salt River Review is her first publication.

David Weinstock lives in Middlebury, Vermont. For three years he was a staff writer for the L.L. Bean catalog. His poems are forthcoming in the Fall '99 issues of 2River review, Free Cuisenart, and Riding the Meridian . He is a founder of the Spring Street Poets, and teaches a weekly open poetry workshop.

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