- Joe Amato's recent publications include Industrial
Poetics: Demo Tracks for a Mobile Culture (U of Iowa Press,
Virga (Chax, 2006), and Finger Exorcised
- Jasper Bernes lives in Albany, CA, with Anna Shapiro and their son, Noah. His poem of Los Angeles, Starsdown, will be published in late 2007. He is working on a PhD at UC Berkeley.
- Charles Bernstein is the author of 39 books, ranging from large-scale
collections of poetry and essays to pamphlets, libretti, translations, and
collaborations. Recent full-length works of poetry include Girly Man
(University of Chicago Press, 2006), With Strings (University of Chicago
Press, 2001), and Republics of Reality: 1975-1995 (Sun & Moon Press,
- John Boettcher is the author of The Surveyic Hero, a chapbook forthcoming from horse less press. He lives in Jackson, Ms and is writing a work of fiction called Sects.
- Tim Botta lives in North Carolina and teaches at a local community college. His work has appeared in Dusie, Free Verse, Shampoo, word for/ word and zafusy. His blog is nice guy syndrome.
- Peter Ciccariello is an artist, poet, and photographer and lives
Providence, Rhode Island. Recent work has appeared both in print & online in, amongst other places,
MOCA The Museum of Computer Art, New River Journal, dbqp: visualizing
poetics, Oregon Literary Review, The Long Island Quarterly, Big Bridge 2007
— The War Papers, Otoliths, and Word For/ Word — A journal of new
writing. His book Imaginal Landscapes was published by Xexoxial Editions. Uncommon
Visions, a collection of digital art and visual poetry is scheduled for
printing in 2007. Links to his current online work can be found at
- John Cotter and Shafer Hall have published their collaborations in MiPOesias, taint, Snow Monkey, failbetter, Shampoo, and other choice spots. Shafer is a senior editor for Painted Bride Quarterly, and his first collection of solo poems, Never Cry Woof, was just published by No Tell Books. John is the poetry editor for Open Letters Monthly and you can read some excerpts from his newly finished novel at www.johncotter.net.
- Julia Cohen is the co-editor of the print journal Saltgrass. Her chapbook, "If Fire, Arrival," is out with horse less press and "Ruby in the Microphone" is coming out this fall with H_NGM_N B__KS. Her poems have been published or forthcoming in places like the Mississippi Review online, Octopus, GutCult, typo, Spinning Jenny and Denver Quarterly. Visit her in Brooklyn or www.onthemessiersideofneat.blogspot.com.
- Shanna Compton is the author of Down Spooky (Winnow, 2005) and the editor of Gamers (Soft Skull, 2004). Her poems have appeared recently in Dusie, Abraham Lincoln, Ping-Pong, Tool, and elsewhere. Visit her online at shannacompton.com.
- Simon DeDeo is a scientist and poet; he is co-editor of absent, editor of rhubarb is susan, and lives in the Hyde Park neighbourhood of Chicago, Illinois. Read towards an anarchist poetics in absent issue one.
- Aaron Einbond is a Ph.D. candidate in composition at The University of
California, Berkeley where his teachers include Edmund Campion, Cindy Cox,
Jorge Liderman, John Thow, and Andrew Imbrie. He was born in New York in
1978 and has studied with John Corigliano, at Harvard with Mario
Davidovsky, at the University of Cambridge with Robin Holloway, and at the
Royal College of Music, London with Julian Anderson as a British Marshall
Scholar. His works have been performed by the Left Coast Chamber
Ensemble, Empyrean Ensemble, Ensemble SurPlus, the Aspen Contemporary
Ensemble, the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, the Cleveland Institute of Music
Orchestra, and the Festival Manca. Awards for his compositions include a
Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters,
two BMI awards, two ASCAP awards, and fellowships and scholarships from
the Wellesley Composers Conference, Aspen Music Festival, Atlantic Center
for the Arts, Voix Nouvelles, Domaine Forget, and the French American
Cultural Exchange. He will participate next year in IRCAM's European
Course for Musical Composition and Technologies on Berkeley's George Ladd
Prix de Paris.
- “Andie,” a ghost story by Adam Golaski, will appear in the next issue of Supernatural Tales.
- Lisa Jarnot is the author of three full-length collections of poetry
including Black Dog Songs (Flood Editions). Her biography of the poet
Robert Duncan will be published by University of California press
later this year. She currently lives in Queens and teaches at
- Pierre Joris's 2007 poetry publications include the CD Routes, not Roots
(with Munir Beken, oud; Mike Bisio, bass; Ben Chadabe, percussion; & Mitch
Elrod, guitar) issued by Ta'wil Productions; Aljibar (a bilingual volume of
poems w/ French translations by Eric Sarner, published in Luxembourg by
Editions PHI) and Meditations on the Stations of Mansour Al-Hallaj
1-21 (Anchorite Press, Albany). Recent translations include Paul Celan:
Selections, and Lightduress by Paul Celan, which received the 2005 PEN
Poetry Translation Award. With Jerome Rothenberg he edited the award-winning
anthologies Poems for the Millennium and most recently, Pablo Picasso, The
Burial of the Count of Orgaz & Other Poems. Check out his website at www.albany.edu/~joris/, and his blog at Nomadics.
- Translations from Kent Johnson's book Lyric Poetry after Auschwitz: Eleven
Submissions to the War (Effing Press, 2005) have appeared or are forthcoming
(as book collections or in selected form) in Argentina, Bolivia, Bosnia,
Brazil, Chile, Croatia, Italy, Jordan, Paraguay, Peru, Serbia, and Spain.
And he appears to be the first invited US poet in the 46 years of the
Sarajevo Poetry Days conference to be denied travel funds by the US Embassy
in Bosnia. I Once Met, a book of 82 personal poetic memories, was recently
published by Origin/Longhouse. His translation (with Forrest Gander) of
Jaime Saenz's The Night was released earlier this year by Princeton.
- Joan Kane (Inupiaq), lives and works out of her Alaskan hometown,
which she recently returned to after doing time at Harvard College and
Columbia School of the Arts. She was the 2004 recipient of the John
Haines Award, and a 2006 semi-finalist for the Walt Whitman Award from
the Academy of American Poets. Her work has recently appeared in AGNI online, Barrow Street, the Bitter Oleander, Ice Floe, the Northwest
the Parthenon West Review.
- Sergei Kitov lives in Russia.
- Noelle Kocot is the author of three books, the most recent being Poem for the End of Time and Other Poems from Wave Books, 2006. She has received awards from The American Poetry Review, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Fund for Poetry. She had a poem in Best American Poetry in 2001. Noelle is the widow of composer Damon Tomblin and lives in Brooklyn.
- Jason Labbe’s poems appear or are forthcoming in American Letters & Commentary, CROWD, The Hat, Kulture Vulture, Barrow Street, and the 2008 Outside Voices Anthology of Younger Poets. You can visit him at www.studyinblue.com.
- Amy Newman’s is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently fall (Wesleyan.) She teaches at Northern Illinois University.
- Kathleen Ossip is the author of The Search Engine, which was selected by Derek Walcott for the APR/Honickman First Book Prize and was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and journals, including The Best American Poetry, Paris Review, Kenyon Review, American Poetry Review, the Washington Post, Fence, and Poetry Review (London). She teaches poetry workshops at The New School, where she serves as Editor at Large for LIT. Her new chapbook of movie poems, entitled Cinephrastics, is just out from HorseLess Press.
- The Pines have work appearing or forthcoming in a few places, and soon in Volume Four, a book-and-record set. More can be found at http://thepines.blogspot.com.
- Matthew Rohrer is the author of five books, most recently Rise Up, published by Wave Books. With Joshua Beckman, he wrote Nice Hat. Thanks and the audio CD Adventures While Preaching the Gospel of Beauty.
- Kate Schapira's work has appeared in Typo, Word for/Word, Ecopoetics,Shampoo, Diagram, horse less review and Mantis, among other places. Her
chapbook, Phoenix Memory, will appear from horse less press in 2007
sometime. She graduated from Brown's MFA program last year. It seems like
all she does these days is write and teach. Right now, She's okay with that. We hear.
- Davis Schneiderman is a multimedia artist and author of Multifesto: A Henri
d’Mescan Reader (Spuyten Duyvil 2006), as well as co-author of the novel
Abecedarium (Chiasmus Press, forthcoming) and co-editor of the collections
Retaking the Universe: William S. Burroughs in the Age of Globalization
(Pluto 2004) and The Exquisite Corpse: Creativity, Collaboration, and the
World’s Most Popular Parlor Game (forthcoming). His creative work has been
nominated for a Pushcart Prize and accepted by numerous publications
including Fiction International, The Chicago Tribune, The Iowa Review,
Exquisite Corpse, Other Voices, The Little Magazine, and Gargoyle. Dr.
Schneiderman is Chair of American Studies and an Associate Professor of
English at Lake Forest College, a board member for &NOW: A Festival of
Innovative Writing and Art, and a contributor to NOW WHAT: a collective blog
of alternative prose writers and publishers (nowwhatblog.blogspot.com/).
He can be found, virtually, at davisschneiderman.com.
- Mathias Svalina lives in Lincoln, Nebraska, where he co-curates the Clean Part Reading Series and co-edits Octopus Books & Magazine. He is the author of the chapbook Why I Am White, forthcoming from Kitchen Press.
- Kathryn Tabb works as a courier and machinist in Chicago, but will move to England to pursue a graduate degree come fall. Along with poetry she writes on the history and philosophy of science, particularly on design, development, and diagnostics.
- Allison Titus lives in Richmond, VA. A chapbook, Instructions from the Narwhal, is forthcoming from Bateau Press.
- Donald Wellman teaches at Daniel Webster College . He has written on the poetics of cultural hybridity (See Assembling Alternatives; Bridges Across Chasms: Towards a Transcultural Future in Caribbean Literature). For many years he edited O.ARS, a series of anthologies exploring postmodern poetic theory and practice. His poetry is available in Fields (Light and Dust, 1995). Recent poetry can be found in Xcp: Streetnotes and in BlazeVOX2K5, both on-line journals. Notebook: Cuaderno de Costa Rica is forthcoming from Ahadada Books.
- Originally from the Upper Mississippi River Valley, Betsy Wheeler currently lives in Lewisburg, PA, where she is the Stadler Fellow. Her poetry has appeared in Forklift Ohio, The JournalM, No Tell Motel, PBQ, Ping Pong, Pindeldyboz, Octopus, and elsewhere. She is co-editor of Pilot and Pilot Books.
- Tyler Williams lives in Germany. He's been published in: speechlessthemagazine