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Carl Annarummo
Carl Annarummo still lives a wife-less, child-less life with the same old cat. His poems have appeared online at as well in a forthcoming issue of Poetry Motel.

Terry Scott Boykie
Middle-aged, restless, inchoate poet, Terry Boykie, possesses more than 20 years of experience in fundraising, primarily on behalf of scientific, environmental, and educational institutions. He began writing verse(?) when he turned 50 as a way to assuage the chronic pain of sensory neuropathy and the realization that he would never win a batting title. His semi-autobiographical doggerel has been chronicled in Deep Cleveland, MAG, Subjective Substance, Seeker Magazine, and The Rogue Scholars Collective.

Luke Buckham

Louie Crew
Louie Crew has edited special issues of College English and Margins. He has written three poetry volumes Sunspots (Lotus Press, Detroit, 1976) Midnight Lessons (Samisdat, 1987), and Lutibelle's Pew (Dragon Disks, 1990). The University of Michigan collects all of his papers. From 1983-87 he lived in exile in Asia. He has read at more than three score venues in Britain, Canada, China, Hong Kong, and the USA. He professes English at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

Michael Cuanach
Michael Cuanach teaches English at LaGuardia Community College in New York City. His poetry has been published in Bitter Oleander, Brownstone Review, Grasslands Review, The Ledge and other magazines.

Vernyce Dannells

Devin Davis

John Grey

A. Lendon Heide
A. Lendon Heide is currently a student at UW-Milwaukee studying experimental film production and creative writing, and most recently had poetry appearing in Little Brown Poetry.

Christopher Major
Christopher Major lives in Staffs England. His work has been widely placed in the UK print press, also online, at amongst others: Poetry Kit, Stirring, 3rd Muse, Apples Oranges, Word Riot, Snakeskin, Poetry, and Poetic Voices.

Corey Mesler
Corey Mesler has published prose and/or poetry in a number of literary journals. He recently won the Moonfire Poetry Chapbook Competition and his chapbook will be published by Still Waters Press in 2003. One of his short stories was chosen for the 2002 edition of New Stories from the South: The Year’s Best, edited by Shannon Ravenel. His novel-in-dialogue, Talk, was published by Livingston Press in 2002. Raves from Lee Smith, Robert Olen Butler, Steve Stern, Debra Spark, Suzanne Kingsbury, Frederick Barthelme and John Grisham. He's been a book reviewer (for The Commercial Appeal, BookPage, The Memphis Flyer, Brightleaf), fiction editor (for Ion Books/raccoon), university press sales rep, grant committee judge (for The Oregon Arts Council), father and son. With his wife he owns Burke’s Book Store, one of the country’s oldest (1875) and best independent bookstores.

Matt Schumacher
Matt Schumacher's work has appeared or will soon appear in Gumball Poetry, Exquisite Corpse, Absinthe Literary Review, Laurel Review, Hawaii Pacific Review, Sheila-Na-Gig, Permafrost, Spillway, California Quarterly, ZuZu's Petals, and many others; they've also been performed live on stage by a punk rock band, The Iowa Beef Experience. A graduate of the Iowa Writer's Workshop and native of Pleasant Valley, Iowa, he currently teaches Writing and Humanities at a local college and medium security prison.

Barbara Stewart
Barbara Stewart grew up in Schenectady, NY and received an MFA from Wichita State University. She recently completed a novel, "Walking After Midnight." Her stories have appeared in "The North American Review," "Fugue," "Yemassee," and "Writer's Bloc."

Mark Vogel
Mark Vogel has been an associate professor of English at Appalachian State University since 1989. He has taught English at the middle school, high school, community college, and university levels. He has published scholarly essays, short stories, poetry, and photographs for the past fifteen years.

Bryan Thao Worra
One of the first Laotian American poets, Bryan Thao Worra currently resides in St. Paul, MN. His work has appeared in the Bamboo Among the Oaks Anthology, as well as Whistling Shade, Urban Pioneer, Unarmed, the Asian Pacific Journal and the Journal of the Asian American Renaissance and was also a 2002 MN Playwrights' Center Many Voices Fellow.


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