Carl Annarummo still lives a wife-less, child-less life with the same
old cat. His poems have appeared online at canwehaveourballback.com
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.
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 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.
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 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 Mag.com, and Poetic Voices.
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'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 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 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
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.