had work in many literary journals and is the author of The Fires in
Oil Drums (San Pedro Press), The Year IsApproaching Snow (W.D.
Hoffstadt & Sons), and The Headlong Future(New Rivers Press),
which won The Capricorn Poetry Prize. He is the editor of
River Review. "Spring Loaded" is from an anthology he co-edited
with Leilani Wright,
Fever Dreams: Contemporary Arizona Poetry,
by the University of Arizona Press.
the author of a number of poetry and short-story collections, including
Dooley Poems (Robin Price) and EverythingThat Has Been Shall Be
Again: The Reincarnation Fables of John Gilgun(Bieler Press), as well
as a novel, Music I Never Dreamed Of (Amethyst Press)."The Ant in
the Shadow of This Blade of Grass" is from his collection titled
the Inside Out, published by Three Phase Publishing.
the editor of Grasslands Review. Her chapbook of poetry,
Passage of Mrs. Jung, was published by Norton Coker Press. "Pre-Op"
is from an anthology she edited, A Certain Attitude: Poemsby Seven Texas
Women, published by Pecan Grove Press.
completing a senior honors project in creative writing at Valparaiso University.
She has published poems in The Lighterand
has been selected a winner in the Triton College national Salute to the
Arts competition and has been chosen as an Honorable Mention for the annual
Academy of American Poets Award. "Fearless" first appeared in
Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of English and the Director of Creative Writing
at Texas Tech University. The author of seventeen books, he has won
three Western Heritage Awards from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame and
Three Texas Institute of Letters Poetry Prizes. "The Winter They
Bombed Pearl Harbor," "Leaving the Scene," and "The War in Bosnia" are
from his most recent collection, Blessings the Body Gave, winner
of the Ohio State University Press / The Journal Award in Poetry.
"Advice I Wish I'd Been Told" first appeared in Clackamas Literary Review.
in the English Department at Valparaiso University, where he is the Assistant
Dean of Arts and Sciences. He also is the poetry editor of The
Cresset. His work has appeared in a variety of literary magazines,
Seneca Review, Poetry Northwest,Seattle Review,Xavier
River City. "'July, 1935-1943' (From a Painting
by Charles Burchfield)" is from an anthology titled A Poetic Vision:
Poets' Responses to the Artworkof Charles Burchfield, published by
the Brauer Museum of Art and the Valparaiso University English Department.
poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Crab Orchard Review, Southern
Review, The Gettysburg Review, Denver Quarterly, American Lettersand Commentary,
Many Mountains Moving, Verse, Meridian, and elsewhere. She is
completing a Ph.D. in Creative Writing at the University of Utah, where
she is the editor of Quarterly West. "The Fish Channel" first
Green Mountains Review.