WALTER BARGEN has
had poems published in Iowa Review,
New Letters, Pleiades, River City, and Seattle Review. His latest
book is The Feast, published
by BkMk Press-UMKC in 2004.
forthcoming book of poems is He
Murders His Darlings, which will be published by Sheep Meadow
Press. His first collection of poems, Impure, was published by the
University Press of Florida in 1999, and a chapbook, Naked Magic (2002) won the
Mainstreet Rag Chapbook Contest. He has edited and/or translated
several books of Chinese poetry and prose, including Out of the Howling Storm: The New Chinese
Poetry (Wesleyan University Press, 1993) and Laughing Lost in the Mountains: Selected
Poems of Wang Wei (University Press of New England, 1991), as
well as The Anchor Book of Chinese
Poetry (Anchor Books, 2005).
BREWER is a professor at Middle Tennessee
State University, where he founded and edits Poems & Plays. His most
recent books of poetry are Barbaric
Mercies (Red Hen Press, 2003) and Exit Pursued by a Bear (Cherry
Grove Press, 2004).
BROMLEY has had two collections of poetry
published by Carnegie Mellon University Press: Scenes from the Light Years and Midwinter Transport. She also
is the co-translator from the Spanish and the Galician of Poems by Rosalía da Castro,
published by SUNY Press. In addition, her work has appeared in
numerous magazines, including California
Quarterly, Carolina Quarterly, Colorado Review, Georgia Review, Indiana
Review, Massachusetts Review, New Mexico Humanities Review, Partisan
Review, and Prairie Schooner.
She is a writing instructor and consultant.
has published three books of poems with the Cleveland State University
Poetry Center, most recently Les
Barricades Mystérieuses (1999). His work has
appeared in many literary journals, including Iowa Review, Kenyon Review, Poetry,
and TriQuarterly. His fourth
collection, Cross this Bridge at
a Walk, is forthcoming from Wind Publications.
work has appeared in Atlantic
Monthly, Many Mountains Moving, Poetry, Slate, Smartish Pace, Stand,
Texas Monthly, and other journals. My Father on a Bicycle, her second
book of poems, is forthcoming in 2005 from Michigan State University
poems have been published in various literary reviews and anthologies,
such as American
Poetry Journal, Beloit Poetry Journal, The Christian Science Monitor,
Cream City Review, Denver Quarterly, Poetry East, Poetry International,
River City, Smartish Pace, The Christian Science Monitor, Nimrod,
and River City.
She recently won the Thomas Merton Poetry of the Sacred Poetry Prize
and the WB Yeats Society of NY Poetry Prize. The poems in this issue
are from Radiance, which won
the Word Press First Book Award and is forthcoming in July, 2005.
a poet and critic who edits the online PoetryX.com.
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
has taught in the English Department at Montana State University since
1975. He has published six collections of poetry. His poems
appeared in various anthologies, including Literature, edited by X. J.
Kennedy, and Strong Measures,
edited by Philip Dacey and David Jaus. This year, he published a
memoir, Waltzing With the
Captain: Remembering Richard Brautigan, through Limberlost
JAN KOENEN, a member of the
faculty in the English department at Lake Tahoe Community College in
California, has had poetry appear in Cream City Review and Seattle Review.
FRANNIE LINDSAY's first volume of
poetry, Where She Always Was,
was selected by J.D. McClatchy for the 2004 May Swenson Award and
published by Utah State University Press. Recent poems have
appeared in Atlantic Monthly, Field,
Harvard Review, Mid-American Review, Prairie Schooner, Quarterly West,
Tampa Review, and Yale Review.
MCCOLLOUGH's chapbook of poems, Quintet, was published
by Ninety Six Press in 2003. His poetry
also has appeared in Blue Unicorn,
Chattachoochee Review, Cold Mountain Review, Cumberland Poetry Review,
Gulf Stream Magazine, and Southern
Poetry Review, among others.
is the author of Science of Desire
(Word Press, 2004) and Too Much of
This World (forthcoming from Mammoth Books). She teaches
literature and creative writing at Washington College in Maryland.
books of poetry include The Hard
Shapes of Paradise (University of Alabama Press, 1988), Days Off (University Press of
Virginia, 1982), Average Nights
(L'Epervier Press, 1977), and Cargo
(Stone Wall Press, 1972). Recent poems have appeared in various
literary journals, including Colorado
Review, Kansas Quarterly, Laurel Review, North American Review, Ohio
Review, Ploughshares, and Willow
Springs. He retired as Director of Creative Writing and
Professor of English at Ohio University.
has had work published in Kestrel,
Paris Review, Smartish Pace, Tributaries, and other literary
journals. She is an assistant professor of English at the
University of South Carolina, Sumter.
has published many poems in literary journals, including After Hours, Hawaii Pacific Review,
International Poetry Review, Maryland Poetry Review, Mid-America Poetry
Review, Pinyon Poetry, Spoon River Poetry Review, Wisconsin Review,
and Willow Review.
work in poetry, prose and translation
has appeared in many journals, including Grand Street, Jacket Magazine, The
Pedestal Magazine, and Poetry
first book of poetry, The
Cartographer's Tongue / Poems of the World (White Pine Press,
2000), won the PEN West Poetry Award and the Peace Corps Writers'
Award. Her second collection, Talking
Geography, is forthcoming from White Pine Press as well.
Her work has appeared in various journals, including North American Review, Poetry
International, Prism International, and Witness. She lives in Seattle
and teaches at Highline Community College.
poetry has appeared in various publications, including Gettysburg Review, Hayden's Ferry Review,
and Indiana Review.
has had poems most recently published in Five Points, North American Review,
and Prairie Schooner.
"Possum" is part of a collection of faux-sonnets, Fistfuls of the Invisible,
forthcoming from Penhallow Press of Franklin Pierce
has had poems published in The
Antigonish Review, Cold Mountain Review, The Flannery O'Connor Review,
New Orleans Review, Passages North, Poetry Northwest, Poet's Market,
Southern Humanities Review, Xavier Review, and many other
poems have appeared in Folio,
Portland Review, Seattle Review, Southeast Review, and
others. He teaches at The Catholic University of America.
publications include work in American
Poetry Review, Black Warrior
Review, Blueline, Fugue, Iowa Review, North American Review, Northwest
Review, Ploughshares, Poetry East, as well as in Visiting Walt: Poems Inspired by the Life
and Work of Walt Whitman (University of Iowa Press, 2004).
has published numerous scholarly articles in American, German, and
Israeli publications. He received a Ph.D. in modern European
intellectual history from Cornell University and a J.D. from New York
University. He is an assistant professor at the Valparaiso
School of Law.