sonnets have most recently appeared in The Evansville Review, National Forum,
Rosebud, and Smartish Pace.
His most recent published collections: First Probe to Antartica (Bright
Hill Press Award for 2001) and Plowing
to the End of the Road (Finishing Line Press Award for 2002).
JARED CARTER 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
Poetry Center, 1993) was awarded the Poets' Prize; and Les Barricades Mystérieuses
was published by Cleveland State Poetry Center in 1999. He was
a finalist for the 2003 Howard Nemerov sonnet award.
won the 2003 Thomas Merton Poetry of the Sacred Competition, judged by
Stanley Kunitz. her newest chapbook is Greatest Hits: 1980-2000
(Pudding House Publications). She has new work in America, The Christian Century, Cream City
Review, and Smartish Pace.
Recent work has also appeared in the following anthologies: Food Poems (Bottom Dog Press) and Red, White, and Blues in America
(University of Iowa Press).
J.P. DANCING BEAR
has published poems in numerous journals, including Adirondack Review,
Atlanta Review, New York Quarterly, North American Review, and Seattle
Review. His chapbook, What
Language, won the 2002 Slipstream Press
Poetry Prize. Another chapbook, Blue
Hand, was published by Pudding
House Press in 2002. His book, Billy
Lost Crow, will be published by
Turning Point Books in 2004.
WILLIAM DORESKI has had poetry and reviews appear recently in African American Review, Harvard Review,
and The Literary Review.
His recent books are Suburban Light
(poetry — Cedar Hill, 1999) and Robert
Lowell's Shifting Colors (criticism — Ohio University Press,
1999). He teaches at Keene State College.
ANNIE FINCH's books of poetry
include Calendars (Tupelo
Press, 2003), Eve (Story Line
Press, 1997), and the performance poem The Encyclopedia of Scotland (Salt
Publishing, 2004). She has translated
the complete poems of Renaissance poet Louise Labé (forthcoming
from the University of Chcago Press) and written the libretto for an
opera based on the life of Marina Tsvetaeva, which premiered recently
from the America Opera Projects in New York. Her book of essays, The Heart of Poetry, is forthcoming
in the Poets on Poetry series from the University of Michigan
Press. She teaches on the creative writing faculty at Miami
co-edits the poetry journal Ekphrasis.
Her chapbook, Moving Like a Blue
Flame, was the winner of the 2001 Medicinal Purposes chapbook
competition. Never Enough Zeros
was co-winner of the 2001 Palanquin Press chapbook competition.
Another chapbook, In and Out of
Light, was published by Bacchae Press in 2002. Her poetry
has appeared in numerous journals, including Borderlands:
Texas Poetry Review, California Quarterly, Clackamas Literary Review,
Cutbank, Cumberland Review, the Formalist, Midwest Quarterly, New
Laurel Review, River Oak Review, and Sundog: the
HERTZLIEB is the Director of the Brauer
of Art at Valparaiso University. He has been awarded the Edward
Ryerson Traveling Fellowship by the School of the Art Institute in
and a Conant Writing Award for Poetry from Millikin University.
artwork has been exhibited widely, including at the Aron Packer
August House Studio, the Central School of Art and Design in London,
College, Elgin Community College, the Goodman Theater, and Struve
poetry has appeared in Alaska
Quarterly Review, Kenyon Review, Ontario
Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, Sycamore Review, and many other
as well as in two editions of the annual Best American Poetry
anthologies. Her book, The
Double Task (University of Massachusetts
Press, 1998), received the Juniper Prize. The Surface of Last
Scattering (Texas Review Press, 199) was a winner of the X.J.
Poetry Prize. A third collection, Brave Disguises (University of
Pittsburgh Press, 2002), won the AWP Poetry Series Award. She has
been the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in
is the editor of a small book publishing house in the Northwest and an
instructor in philosophy at New St. Andrews College. Currently
pursuing an MFA in poetry at the University of Idaho, he has had essays
published in Books and Culture,
Premise, and Table Talk.
GREG KEELER has published six
collections of poetry. His poems also have appeared in
various anthologies, including Literature,
edited by X. J. Kennedy, and Strong
Measures, edited by Philip Dacey and David Jaus.
currently teaches at Bowling Green State University. Her poetry
collection, Homing, was the
winner of the 2001 Bluestem Poetry Award. Her poems have also
appeared in a wide variety of literary journals, including Carolina Quarterly, Kansas Quarterly,
Passages North, Prairie Schooner, Southern Poetry Review, and Sou'wester. She has released
a CD of poetic voice-overs of Tim Story's Beguiled album, titled Beguiled Improvisations.
"Looking West" is an improvisation on music by Peter Buffett.
first book, Winged Insects,
was the winner of the White Pine Press Poetry Prize in 1999. His
poetry has also appeared in various magazines, including Bellingham Review, Crab Orchard Review,
Mid-American Review, Prairie Schooner, Seattle Review, Sonora Review,
Sou'wester, and Willow
Springs. His poems have also been anthologized in American Poetry: The Next Generation,
Essential Love, and Fresh
CHELLE MIKO has had poetry published
in the Mid-America Poetry Review,
The North American Review, The Paumanok Review, Poet Lore, and
is a professor in the English Department at Valparaiso
University. Her poetry has appeared in The Cresset and previously in Valparaiso Poetry Review.
has had poetry in Antietam Review,
Chelsea, Cream City Review, The Literary Review, Tar River Poetry, The
Wallace Stevens Journal, and The
Writer's Journal, among others. His long narrative poem
based on the American Civil War, Swallowed
Up in Victory, was published by White Mane Books in 2002.
He is a senior technical writer, teaches English part-time at Georgia
Perimeter College, and acts as a senior literary editor for Atlanta Review.
poetry has appeared in numerous literary journals, including the Christian Science Monitor, Connecticut
Review, Louisiana Literature, North American Review, Paterson Literary
Review, and War, Literature
& the Arts, as well as the anthologies Inside Grief and American Diaspora: Poetry of Displacement.
Her first collection of poetry is Climbing
the Shadows (Chi Chi Press, 2000).
has had recent poems in The Amherst Review, The Formalist,
and The Portland Review.
His first collection of poetry, Contemporary
Martyrdom (Birch Book Press, 2002) was named a "Best Pick' by Small Press Review.
is the editor of Poetry Contest insider, an online publication.
She has had poetry and book reviews published in various journals,
including The New Criterion, Poetry,
and The Saint Ann's Review,
as well as in the Best American
Poetry anthology series.
CAROL COFFEE REPOSA's
poems have appeared in many literary magazines, including Amarillo Bay, Blue Mesa Review,
Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Concho River Review, Descant, The
Formalist, San Jose Studies, and Southwestern American Literature.
She has three collections of poetry: At
the Border: Winter Lights, The Green Room, and Facts of Life. She has
received two Fulbright/Hays Fellowships, the first for study in Russia
and the second for research in Peru and Ecuador. She teaches at
San Antonio College.
work has been published in American
Letters & Commentary, Crab Orchard Review, Denver Quarterly, The
Gettysburg Review, Green Mountains Review, High Plains Literary Review,
The Journal, and Southern
among other journals. She has been a fellow at Yaddo, The
Colony, the Fundacîon Valparaiso (Spain), and the Virginia Center
the Creative Arts. Her first book of poetry is The World's Last Night (Carnegie
Mellon University Press, 2001). A second collection of poems is
forthcoming from Carnegie Mellon University Press.
received a Maryland State Arts Council Award for Poetry in 1995.
Her poems have appeared in Black
Dirt, California Quarterly, Cape Rock, The Cream City Review,
Evansville Review, jabberwock Review, and New Millennium Writings. She
teaches composition and literature.