is a freelance web developer who writes poems for special occasions.
See Jesse Crockett's work.
Shira Dentz's poems and stories have appeared or are forthcoming in various
journals including Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Field, American
Letters & Commentary, Western Humanities Review, Seneca Review, Aufgabe, LIT, Electronic Poetry Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Laurel Review, Chelsea, Salt Hill Journal, How2, Barrow Street, The Journal, Diner, Tarpaulin Sky, Diagram, Big Bridge, Can we have our ball back?, Web del Sol, Outsider Ink, Gargoyle, Phoebe, St. Mark’s Poetry Project Newsletter, and Cimarron Review.
Shira is the recipient of Poetry Society of America’s Lyric Poem Award, Electronic Poetry Review’s Discovery Award, and Painted Bride Quarterly’s Poetry Prize. Her poetry has aired on National Public Radio and been featured on the Poetry Daily website. In addition, she has received fellowships from Vermont Studio Center, the Ragdale Foundation, Squaw Valley Writers’ Community, and the MacDowell Arts colony. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Utah. Before leaving for Iowa City, she lived in Brooklyn for many years, working first as an art director and then as a NYC Teaching Fellow in a Brooklyn public high school. See Shira Dentz's work.
poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in
26, Ur Vox, H_NGM_N, Softblow, GlitterPony, GUTCULT, The Tiny and
Small Town, among others. She edits CAB/NET Magazine out of Denver,
and is currently working towards a doctorate in literature and
creative writing at the University of Denver.
lives in Athens, Ohio, where she has served as Associate Editor for _Wide Angle_, the film journal. Her essays, stories, poems, and performance pieces have appeared in small-press, national, and international magazines. See Janis Butler Holm's work.
Jane Joritz-Nakagawa poems have appeared in New American Writing, Tinfish, ACM, One Less, Aught, Free Verse, Moria, Milk, How2, Can we have our ball back, etc. A book length collection titled Skin Museum is forthcoming from Avant Books, Tokyo Japan.
See Jane Joritz-Nakagawa's work.
Amanda Laughtland lives in the suburbs of Seattle, where she teaches part-time and works in a public library part-time and writes poems and makes tiny zines and books whenever possible. Her poems appear in recent issues of the online magazines Shampoo, 21 Stars Review, and Subterraneans. See Amanda Laughtland's work.
Michael Levell has been writing now for many years. He is highly influenced by the work of the San Fransisco Renaissance, especially the work of Robin Blaser and Jack Spicer. His work has recently appeared in the on-line literary journals madeupmovement.com and lemonpuppy.com, as well as in the magazine Bombay Gin. He currenty lives in Denver and teaches in Aurora, Colorado. See Michael Levell's work.
A Paris-based poet and writer, is Assistant Lecturer in Comparative Literature at the University of Strasbourg,France, currently writing my doctoral thesis on rhetoric and sincerity in post-war European and American poetry. Poems, articles, translations and reviews have appeared in such places as Free Verse, Fascicle, Verse, Dusie, BlazeVox, MiPoesias, Eratio, Cipher Journal, CrossXConnect,Shampoo, The Rose & Thorn, Imago, amongst many others. Nicholas was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize. See Nicholas Manning's work.
fiction and non-fiction has appeared in numerous magazines, including juked, edifice WRECKED, Bewildering Stories, Static Movement, The First Line, Long Story Short, elimae, the Angler, and Raging Face. Her work is also forthcoming in Breath & Shadow, Crossing Rivers into Twilight, foliate oak, and Mount Zion Speculative Fiction Review. See Louise Norlie's work.
M J Puskar See MJ Puskar's work.
Ashley VanDoorn's poems can be found in the following journals: American Letters & Commentary, The Canary, Seneca Review, WebConjunctions, Gulf Coast, Northwest Review, No Tell Motel, Typo, Coconut, Word For/Word, Shampoo, glitterpony, and La Petite Zine. She currently lives in Atlanta, GA. See Ashley VanDoorn's work.