is the author of six books of poetry: Changeable Weather (2001),
Truth about Small Towns (1998), After the Reunion (1994),
Home, Saturday Night (1991), Haunts (1985), and Laws of the
Land (1981). His two critical books are Heresy and the Ideal:
On Contemporary Poetry (2000) and Meter in English: A Critical Engagement
(1996). Among his awards are fellowships and prizes from the National
Endowment for the Arts, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Ohio
Arts Council, Society of Midland Authors, Poetry Society of America, and
the Pushcart Foundation. His poems and essays appear in such magazines
as The Atlantic Monthly, DoubleTake, The Nation, The New Republic, The
New Yorker, The Paris Review, Poetry, and many others. He teaches
at Denison University and in the MFA program for writers at Warren Wilson
College, and he is Poetry Editor of The Kenyon Review.
poetry has appeared in American Literary Review, Chariton Review, Florida
Review, The Midwest Quarterly, Quarterly West, and elsewhere.
His collections of poems include Green Tombs to Jupiter (Snail's
Pace Press Poetry Prize) and A Time to Reinvent (Creative Ash Press
is the author of three collections of poetry: Work, for the Night Is
Coming (Macmillan, 1981) received the Walt Whitman Award, After
the Rain (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1993) was awarded
the Poets' Prize, and Les Barricades Mysterieuses was published
by Cleveland State in 1999. His honors include grants from the National
Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
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.
is a professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature at Wright State University.
His poetry, translations, and criticism have appeared in many journals,
including Denver Quarterly, Edge City Review, The Literary Review, Poem,
and Southern Indiana Review. His most recent publication is
Chance, a translation of a book of poems by Pedro Salinas (Bucknell
University Press, 2000).
is the author of a number of poetry and short-story collections, including
Dooley Poems (Robin Price), From the Inside Out (Three Phase
Publishing), and Everything That Has Been Shall Be Again: The Reincarnation
Fables of John Gilgun (Bieler Press), as well as a novel,
I Never Dreamed Of (Amethyst Press). He is Professor Emeritus
at Missouri Western State College.
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.
is an English lecturer at the University of North Texas, a technical writer,
a translator, and one of the owners/managers of Basilisk Press, a small
press that publishes poetry chapbooks and artists' books. Her poems
have appeared in Atlanta Review, Coal City Review, Northwest Review,
Passages North, Phoebe, Poem, Prairie Schooner, and other journals.
has published poems in The Lighter and Ariel. Her poetry
has been selected a winner in the Triton College national Salute to the
Arts competition. She is a graduate student at Washington University
in St. Louis.
is Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of English and the Director of Creative
Writing at Texas Tech University. The author of a book of fiction
and eighteen collections of poetry, most recently All Occasions
(University of Notre Dame Press, 2000), Whatever the Wind Delivers:
Celebrating West Texas and the Near Southwest (Texas Tech University
Press, 1999), Blessings the Body Gave (Ohio State University Press,
1998), and Counting Survivors (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1995),
his poems have also appeared widely in literary journals, including American
Poetry Review, The American Scholar, London Review of Books, New York Review
of Books, and Poetry.
POLOSKEY was born in Berlin, Germany.
Her first collection of poems, Climbing the Shadows (2000), is published
by Chi Chi Press. In addition, her poetry 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.
doctoral dissertation at the University of Chicago was the first authorized
full-length critical study of Michael Palmer. She is the editor and
wrote the introduction to Form's Mind, a selection of Michael Palmer's
essays. She is also co-editor, with Aldon Lynn Nielsen, of Every
Goodbye Ain't Gone, an anthology of innovative African-American poetry.
She is currently Convenor of Creative Writing at Cardiff University.
Her review of The Lion Bridge first appeared in Facture 1.
is the author of six collections of poetry, most recently Devil's Lane
(1996) and Fair Haven (2000), both published by Negative Capability
Press. Her poems have appeared in many magazines, including The
American Scholar, Carolina Quarterly, Florida Review, Gulf Coast, Indiana
Review, Iowa Review, The Journal, Tampa Review, and The Southern
Review. She teaches at Southern Connecticut State University,
where she also serves as the editor of Connecticut Review.
recipient of the 1996 William Stafford Award, has published three collections
Music Appreciation (University Presses of Florida, 1994),
Evening Light (Story Line Press, 2001), and The Fiddler's Trance
(Bucknell University Press, 2001). The Evening Light received
the 2001 Oregon Book Award. His poems have also appeared in numerous
literary journals, including The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's,Hudson Review,
Michigan Quarterly Review, Poetry, and The Southern Review.Virginia
Quarterly Review awarded him the Emily Clark Balch Prize in Poetry
for 2000, and one of his poems appears in The Best Spiritual Writing
2001. He has also published three novels and a book of essays
about the illness experience. Some of his essays have been included
in The Best American Essays (1993 and 2000),
The Art of the Essay
1999, and The Best American Science Writing 2000.
currently serves as Provost of Pepperdine University. In 2000, he
was guest editor of a special issue of Christianity and Literature
devoted entirely to the work of Walt McDonald, and where his interview
with McDonald first appeared. He is co-editor of the literary anthology
and Light: Literature and the Life of Faith. He has also published
various articles on the Bible as literature, Milton, Shakespeare, and literary
theory. He is associate editor of Explorations in Renaissance
is the winner of several literary prizes and fellowships, including a National
Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a "Discovery"/The Nation Prize.
His poems have appeared widely in literary journals, including The Bellingham
Review, The Beloit Poetry Journal, Chattahoochee Review, Chelsea, The Cumberland
Poetry Review, The Literary Review, Poetry, Southern Humanities Review,
and others. His book of poems, Where the World Is Made, was
published by University Press of New England in 1999. He is also
the author of Passage to the Center: Imagination and the Sacred in the
Poetry of Seamus Heaney (1999).
has had poems published in a number of journals, including Coal City
Review, Coe Review, Icon, Peregrine, and Xavier Review. His book-length
manuscript of poetry, Immersion, was selected by Lucille Clifton
as the winner of the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award and will be published
by Lotus Press.
of David Baker by Ann Townsend.