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Summer 2010 (Issue No. 21)
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Sue Ring deRosset
Carol Berg has poems in Fifth Wednesday Journal, Pebble Lake Review, Rhino, and elsewhere. She has her MFA from Stonecoast and an MA in English Literature.
Iain Britton’s first collection of poems – Hauled Head First into a Leviathan – Cinnamon Press (UK), was a Forward Prize nomination in 2008. His second collection Liquefaction was published by Interactive Press (Australia) in 2009. Recently Oystercatcher Press (UK) published his 3rd collection. Some poems can be accessed via such online magazines as Blackbox Manifold, Nthposition, Horizon Review Harvard Review, Drunken Boat, Scythe Literary Magazine, The Tower Journal, BlazeVOX, Jacket, The Retort Magazine and the International Exchange for Poetic Invention. His website – newish, but ready to be updated www.iainbritton.co.nz
Jessie Carty's writing has appeared in publications such as The Main Street Rag, Iodine Poetry Journal and The Houston Literary Review. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks At the A & P Meridiem (Pudding House 2009) and The Wait of Atom (Folded Word 2009) as well as a full length poetry collection, Paper House (Folded Word 2010). Jessie is a freelance writer and writing coach. She is also the photographer and editor for Referential Magazine. She can be found around the web, especially at http://jessiecarty.com where she blogs about everything from housework to the act of blogging itself.
Internationally published poet and writer, Ken Champion has two poetry pamphlets, African Time and Cameo Poly and a collection, But Black & White Is Better (2008) all published by Tall Lighthouse. His fiction has been published in both the U.S. and U.K. and he hosts More Poetry at London’s Borough Market. He lectures in sociology and philosophy and lives in London.
Sue Ring deRosset taught Veterinary Parasitology and Science and Nature Writing at the community college in Fort Collins. Her essays, fiction, and poetry have been published in Wildlife Conservation, Flyway, JAHVMA, The Sun, Mountain Gazette, Front Range Review, Matter Journal, Utah Holiday Magazine, and White Pelican Review.
Faye Rapoport DesPres was born in New York City and holds an M.F.A. from Pine Manor College's Solstice Creative Writing Program. As a journalist, she won a Colorado Press Association award and has published in The New York Times, Animal Life, Trail and Timberline and other publications. Her essays have appeared at InterfaithFamily.com and in Writer Advice and International Gymnast Magazine. Faye lives with her husband, Jean-Paul, in the Boston area. Her website is: www.fayerapoportdespres.com.
W. (Wayne) Frank has had five plays produced professionally and, as a poet, he has had over 15 poems published in the U.S. and Scotland. Bio: Mr. Frank is a graduate of the U. Wisc.-Milwaukee. He once prospected for diamonds in South America, was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Africa, served with AID in Vietnam (1969-1972) and later, was elected seven times to the Milwaukee City Council, (1973-2000). He now travels extensively, winters in Mexico and has also lived in Malta and Bali. He writes: “Seated at a worker’s co-op restaurant in Portugal, I was mesmerized by the clammers trudging in for their pay and free meal after back-breaking work in the mud flats.”
Alice Friman’s newest collection is Vinculum forthcoming in 2011 from LSU Press. Her last book The Book of the Rotten Daughter is from BkMk Press. New work appears in Best American Poetry 2009, The Georgia Review, Prairie Schooner, The Southern Review, and Boulevard. Professor Emerita at the University of Indianapolis, Friman now lives in Milledgeville, Georgia, where she is Poet-in-Residence at Georgia College & State University.
Peter J. Grieco, a native of Buffalo, NY, has taught literature in Ankara and Seoul, and now teaches writing at Buffalo State College. Publications include “Swirling Voices: Considerations of Working-class Poetic Property” and “Lyric Subject as Communal Fragment in the Works of Claude McKay.” His poems have appeared in Harvard Review, Poetry Revolt, Court Green, HazMat, and elsewhere. His poem, “Waving of Flags + Crowds,” was recently awarded second place in the annual Tiger’s Eye competition. Performances of his original music have been published on Youtube.
Anne Haines is the author of the chapbook Breach, published in 2008 by Finishing Line Press. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Field, New Madrid, Rattle, Shaking Like a Mountain, and elsewhere. She is currently working on a manuscript of poems about a fictional rock musician tentatively titled Chasing Angels, from which “Cover” is taken. Anne lives in Bloomington, Indiana, where she serves as the website editor for the Indiana University Libraries.
Linda M. Hasselstrom writes, ranches, works for the preservation of shortgrass prairie and conducts writing retreats on her South Dakota ranch, where she also host the Great Plains Native Plant Society botanic garden (www.gpnps.org). Her website, www.windbreakhouse.com, provides details about her published poetry and nonfiction; contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Reamy Jansen’s most recent publication, Available Light, Recollections and Reflections of a Son, a memoir, has just been published by Hamilton Stone ditions. Jansen is Professor of English and Humanities at Rockland Community College, SUNY. He’s been awarded two SUNY Chancellor’s Awards—one for teaching, another for creativity and scholarship. His poetry and prose have appeared in a variety of literary magazines and many works have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He is a Contributing Editor to The Bloomsbury Review of Books, and he also initiated its short prose series, “The Out Of Bounds Essay,” now in its third year. He is also nonfiction editor of Hamilton Stone Review. He is a past Vice President of the National Book Critics Circle.
A.F. Moritz's The Sentinel won the 2009 Griffin Poetry Prize and was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award (Canada). His poetry has received the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Ingram Merrill Fellowship, the Award in Literature of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Beth Hokin Prize of Poetry magazine. Night Street Repairs won the 2005 ReLit Award for poetry and Rest on the Flight into Egypt was a Governor General’s Award finalist. His poems appear in such magazines as Poetry, Hudson Review, American Poetry Review, Paris Review, Partisan Review, Malahat Review, The Walrus. The Toronto Globe and Mail named The Sentinel one of its 100 “Best Books of the 2009” and Night Street Repairs one of 39 “Books of the Decade."
Linda Ravenswood’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Flaming Arrows (Ireland), The Wilshire Review (Los Angeles), Enigma Magazine (London), Audemus formerly Mount Voices (Los Angeles), Poetry Salzburg Review (University of Salzburg Press), Lines and Stars (US), Poetry Magazine (US), Caterwaul Quarterly (US), BlazeVox (New York), Rivets Literary Magazine (US), Unlikely Stories (US), Break the Silence (US), Underground Voices (Los Angeles), ReadThis (University of Montana Press) and as a featured writer on The No Impact Man Project and on PBS. She holds a BFA (Music, Theatre, Fine Art) from The California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and an MA (Humanities; Emphasis in Creative Writing) from Mount Saint Mary’s College. She has lived extensively in the US, Ireland and the UK. She is presently in Los Angeles pursuing her Ph.D.
Marianne Rogoff’s story “12 Hours in Barcelona” appears in The Best Travel Writing 2010: www.travelerstales.com. She teaches Writing & Literature at California College of the Arts in Oakland and San Francisco and leads Writers Studios in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, every January and August: http://writersconf.org/memdir/members/W00019.php
Kevin Stein has published ten volumes of poetry, criticism, and anthology, including the forthcoming book of essays, Poetry’s Afterlife: Verse in the Digital Age (University of Michigan Press, June 2010). His most recent poetry collections are Sufficiency of the Actual (University of Illinois Press, 2009) and American Ghost Roses (University of Illinois Press, 2005), winner of the Society of Midland Authors Prize. Since 2003 he’s served as Illinois poet laureate.
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