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Contemporary Poetry and Poetics



HERMAN ASARNOW has had poems, essays, and translations published in Beloit Poetry Journal, Potomac Review, Prairie Schooner, Seattle Review, Southern Humanities Review, Southern Review, Tar River Poetry, West Branch, and other journals.  He teaches at the University of Portland.

BARRY BALLARD's poetry has appeared in Apalachee Review, Connecticut Review, Phoebe, Puerto del Sol, and elsewhere.  His most recent collection of poems is Plowing to the End of the Road, published by Finishing Line Press.

ANNETTE BASALYGA has had her poetry appear in various journals, including Beloit Poetry Journal, Columbia Review, Commonweal, North American Review, and Spoon River Poetry Review.  She has taught at the University of Puerto Rico, Penn State University (Worthington), and Marywood University in Pennsylvania. 

RONDA BROATCH is the author of a chapbook of poetry, Some Other Eden (Finishing Line Press).  Her poems have also recently appeared in a number of magazines — including Atlanta Review, Calyx, Literary Salt — and the anthologies Mute Note Earthward (Washington Poets Association) and The Human Growth Experiment (Water Line Press).

T. ALAN BROUGHTON has published four novels, a collection of short stories, and six books of poetry, including In the Country of Elegies (1995) and The Origin of Green (2001), both published by Carnegie Mellon University Press.  He also has been the recipient of various grants, awards, and fellowships, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.

MIKE CHASAR is a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of Iowa, where he is writing about American poetry and culture.  His poems and reviews have appeared in a number of publications, including Alaska Quarterly Review, American Book Review, Antioch Review, Black Warrior Review, The Formalist, Poetry, Rain Taxi, and The St. Petersburg Times.

REBECCA DUNHAM's poetry has been published in Beloit Poetry Journal, Gulf Coast, North American Review, and other journals.  She is pursuing a Ph.D in the creative writing program at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

PAMELA GEMIN is the author of Vendettas, Charms, and Prayers, a Minnesota Voices Award winner from New Rivers Press.  She also is co-editor of Boomer Girls and editor of Are You Experienced?, both poetry anthologies from the University of Iowa Press, which also published her new anthology, Sweeping Beauty: Contemporary Women Poets Do Housework.  She teaches creative writing at the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh.

DAVID GRAHAM's six collections of poetry include Stutter Monk (Flume Press), Second Wind (Texas Tech University Press), and Magic Shows (Cleveland State University Press).  His essays have been published in American Poetry Review, Eclectica, and Georgia Review.  With Kate Sontag, he co-edited After Confession: Poetry as Autobiography (Graywolf Press).  He is a professor of English at Ripon College.

GREGG 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.

DAVID JOSEPH has been published in Doubletake Magazine, Pittsburgh Quarterly, Rattle, and the Southern California Anthology.  He has taught at Pepperdine University and Harvard University.

LAURENCE LIEBERMAN is the author of more than a dozen books of poetry, most recently Carib's Leap: New and Selected Poems (Peepal Tree Press, 2005), and three books of criticism, including Beyond the Muse of Memory: Essays on Contemporary Poetry (University of Missouri Press, 1995).  He is a professor of English at the University of Illinois, Champaign - Urbana.

MICHAEL MILLIGAN has had work in Baltimore Review, Chaffin Journal, Diner, Eleventh Muse, the MacGuffin, New Orleans Review, and other journals, as well as the anthology Beat the Blackened Wing.

teaches at Kent State University and has had poetry published in various magazines, including Italian Americana, Puerto del Sol, and Southwestern American Literature.

MARTIN OTT's poetry and fiction have been published widely, including Borderlands, Cimarron Review, Connecticut Review, Greensboro Review, Hawaii Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, New Letters, Notre Dame Review, Seattle Review, Tampa Review, Third Coast, and many others.  

KEVIN PILKINGTON is a member of the writing faculty at Sarah Lawrence College.  He is the author of five collections of poetry, including Spare Change, winner of the La Jolla Poets Press National Book Award, and Ready to Eat the Sky, released by River City Publishing as part of their poetry series selected by Andrew Hudgins.  His poetry also has been published in anthologies — such as Birthday Poems: A Celebration, Western Wind, and Contemporary Poetry of New England — and literary journals, including Boston Review, Columbia, Confrontation, Greensboro Review, Gulf Coast, Hayden's Ferry Review, Iowa Review, Louisville Review, Ploughshares, and Poetry.

LEX RUNCIMAN's most recent book is Out of Town (2004), part of the Northwest Poetry Series from Cloudbank Books.  His second collection, The Admirations, won the Oregon Book Award.  His work also has appeared in such magazines as Antaeus, Missouri Review, Northwest Review, Verse, and others.  He teaches at Linfield College.

DEEMA K. SHEHABI has published poems in various anthologies and literary journals, including Atlanta Review, Flyway, Mississippi Review, and The Poetry of Arab Women.  "Of Harvest and Flight" first appeared in Crab Orchard Review. 

LINDA SIMONE's poems have appeared in Antimuse, Midnight Mind, Potomac Review, and other journals or anthologies.  Her children's book, Moon: A Poem, was published in 2002.

LEE SLONIMSKY's credits include Best of Asheville Poetry Review, Carolina Quarterly, Classical Outlook, Cold Mountain Review, and The New York Times.

JEANINE STEVENS has had poems in Brevities, Ekphrasis, International Poetry Review, Pegasus, Poesy, Rattlesnake Review, South Dakota Review, Timber Creek Review, Western Archipelago Review, and Writers Journal, among other publications.

STEVEN WINN's work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Cape Rock, Carolina Quarterly, Indiana Review, Prism International, South Dakota Review, and other journals.  

FREDRICK ZYDEK's eighth collection of poetry, T'Kopachuk: The Buckley Poems, is forthcoming from Winthrup Press.  His work has appeared in Antioch Review, Chattahoochee Review, Cimarron Review, New England Review, Nimrod, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Paririe Schooner, Seattle Review, and elsewhere.     



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