the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Finding Cuba
(Chimney Hill Press, 2001). She has also edited a textbook on poetry
and written a book of criticism, titled
Flannery O'Connor: A Proper
Scaring. Her poems are widely published in literary journals
and she has won numerous awards for her poetry, including the White Eagle
Press's chapbook competition award, the Rock River Poetry Prize, and the
Goodman Prize in Poetry. She is Professor of English at Wheaton College.
born in Redhill, Surrey in the United Kingdom, and he was educated in England,
Scotland, and Northern Ireland. He lives in Bangi, Selangor.
He lectures English Literature in the Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication
at Universiti Putra Malaysia. He has had work published in Australia,
Britain, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, Sweden, and the United States.
His first volume of poems is titled Smoke.
at the Morris Library on the campus of Southern Illinois University, where
he received his MFA in Creative Writing. His poems have appeared
in a number of journals, including Black Dirt, Karamu, National Forum,
published seven collections of poetry, including The Sandaled Foot
(Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1980), Peter Maurin and Other
Poems (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1985), Only One
Face (White Eagle Coffee Store Press, 1994) and Mercy's Face: New
and Selected Poems, 1980-2000 (Franciscan University Press).
He co-edited, with Janet McCann, two anthologies, Odd Angles of Heaven
(Harold Shaw Publishers, 1994) and Place of Passage (Story Line
Press, 2000). He holds MFA and Ph.D. degrees from Bowling Green State
University, and he teaches creative writing as a professor at the Franciscan
University of Steubenville.
had poetry and essays published widely online and in print. While
not developing online business applications for clients including Fox,
Goldman Sachs, NASA, and Universal, she teaches an online poetry workshop
through UCLA Extension.
a Romanian-born writer now living in the United States. She has an
MA in Philosphy and History from the University of Bucharest. Her
poems and essays have been published in American and international magazines
or anthologies, most recently in North American Review, Pinyon Poetry
Review, Rattle, and Vision International, as well as the anthology
Diaspora: Poetry of Displacement (University of Iowa Press, 2001).
is finishing his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at Indiana University,
where he is an Associate Instructor. His poetry publications include
work in English Journal and Yankee Magazine. He has
also published a number of scholarly articles in national magazines.
HERTZLIEB is the Director of the Brauer Museum
of Art at Valparaiso University. He has been awarded the Edward L.
Ryerson Traveling Fellowship by the School of the Art Institute in Chicago
and a Conant Writing Award for Poetry from Millikin University. His
artwork has been exhibited widely, including at the Aron Packer Gallery,
August House Studio, the Central School of Art and Design in London, Columbia
College, Elgin Community College, the Goodman Theater, and Struve Gallery.
currently a Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of
Literature, Communication, and Culture at Georgia Tech University.
Her poems have appeared in various other journals, most notably Poet
Lore, Raritan, and Weber Studies.
KUTICKA received an MFA in Creative Writing
from the University of Virginia, where she was a recipient of the Henry
Hoyns Fellowship and a teacher of creative writing. She was awarded
a creative writing fellowship by the Arizona Commission on the Arts for
2001. She currently works as an associate editor for Bilingual Review/Press.
Her poetry has appeared in many journals, including Arts & Letters,
Clackamas Literary Review, and Timberline. "At the Department
of Motor Vehicles" first appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review.
a professor of English and Creative Writing at Ohio Northern University.
He is the author of seven books of poetry, most recently
in the West: New and Selected Poems (Basfal Books, 1996). His
work has also appeared widely in literary journals, including
Carolina Quarterly, Epoch, Georgia Review, Missouri Review, Ontario Review,
Poetry, Shenandoah, and others.
a retired teacher of English and photography. His poetry has appeared
in many literary journals, including The Adirondack Review, The Green
Hills Literary Lantern, Snowy Egret, Wisconsin Review, and
POLOSKEY was born in Berlin, Germany.
Her first collection of poems, Climbing the Shadows (2000), is published
by Chi Chi Press. Her poetry also has appeared in various literary
journals, including The Christian Science Monitor, Paterson Literary
Review, and War, Literature, & the Arts. A translator
and interpreter, she is also a frequent speaker on Fairleigh Dickinson
University's radio program, The Poet's Corner.
the author of Daughter of the Hangnail (New Issues Press, 1997),
which was selected for the 1998 Norma Farber First Book Award from the
Poetry Society of America. Her poems have appeared in a number of
journals, including American Letters & Commentary, Caliban,
and Third Coast, as well as the recent anthology titled American
Poetry: The New Generation (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2000).
She works as an academic advisor at Douglass College, the women's college
of Rutgers University.
born in Havana, Cuba, in 1962. He is the author of four novels, a
collection of short stories, a memoir, and five collections of poetry.
With his wife Delia Poey, he has co-edited two best-selling anthologies,
Dreams: New Latino Fiction and Little Havana Blues: A Contemporary
Cuban-American Literature Anthology. Most recently, he has published
an anthology of Latino poetry titled Paper Dance, co-edited with
Victor Hernandez Cruz and Leroy V. Quintana. His work has apppeared
in many literary journals, including The Caribbean Review, Kenyon Review,
Mississippi Review, New England Review, Ohio Review,
the Anastasia C. Hoffman Fellow at the University of Wisconsin's Institute
for Creative Writing. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in
recent issues of Arts & Letters, Iowa Review, Missouri Review, Ploughshares,
Quarterly West, and TriQuarterly. His recent book of poems
is Say Hello (Pecan Grove Press, 2001). He has also co-edited
American Diaspora: Poetry of Displacement (University
of Iowa Press, 2001) and Like Thunder: Poets Respond to Violence in
America (University of Iowa Press, 2002). He is currently working
on a poetry textbook due out in early 2002 from Allyn & Bacon/Longman.