Patricia Adams is a writer for the journal Pax Vobiscum. She also
writes poetry, drama and fiction.
Elissa Barmack, born in New York City, now lives in Brussels,
Belgium. She has a Ph.D. in French and has taught French literature
and language. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in Etcetera,
Sou'wester, Calapooya Collage, The Pleiades Magazine, The Wolf
Head Quarterly, The Glass Cherry, Chalkdust, and The Parnassus
Alice Brooks-Smith was born in Florida and currently lives in
Massachusetts, where she is "revising and fine tuning" a collection of
Asha Clinton is a transpersonal and energy psychotherapist who
specializes in healing trauma and abuse and in expanding creativity and
spirituality. Her poetry has appeared in The Brownstone Review,
Nomad's Choir, US 1 Worksheets, No Exit, and elsewhere.
Clifford Paul Fetters started out as an actor, in Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional theater, including Princeton's McCarter
Theater. Currently a Seattle resident, his poetry has appeared in
numerous publications, including The New York Review of Books,
Crosscurrents, and Interim Magazine.
Nancy Fox teaches and writes in Pennington, New Jersey. Her
children's book Clarence When You Are Sleeping was brought out by
Lisa M. Friedlander works as a psychotherapist, interior fountain
sculptor, and poet in Massachusetts. She has a poem appearing in the
next issue of Journal of New Jersey Poets.
Joseph Gastiger's poetry has appeared in TriQuarterly, Poetry, and
College English, among other publications.
Ann-Marie Giglio lives in Marco Island, Florida. She is the editor of
Labor Day: an Anthology of Birth Stories, due out from Workman
Press in spring 1999.
Claudia Grinnell is a native German, who now makes her home in
Louisiana, where she teaches at Northeast Louisiana University. Her
work has appeared in California Quarterly, New Orleans Review, and
Robin Gutkin teaches public school in Elizabeth, New Jersey. She has
been published in Midstream and Ship of Fools, and recently
participated in the Wildacres Writers' Workshop in North Carolina.
Cynthia Harper lives in San Antonio, Texas. Her work has appeared
in a number of journals, including: Nexis, Negative Capability,
Cincinnati Review, and The Louisville Review. She has published
three books of poetry: Ruffled Socks; how many moons: a collection
of five Texas women; and Snow in South Texas.
Lois Marie Harrod recently won a 1998 fellowship from the New
Jersey Council of the Arts; the second time she has won this award.
Her fourth book of poetry, Part of the Deeper Sea, was brought out
by Palanquin Press, University of Carolina-Aiken, in 1997. Her work
has appeared in numerous journals, among them: American Poetry
Review, Carolina Quarterly, and The Southern Poetry Review.
Edward Jamieson, Jr. has had work published in graffito, Lies, and
by Black Crow Press, among others. He currently lives in California.
Tim Kahl currently lives in Sacramento. He holds an MA in
English/Creative Writing, from Eastern Michigan University, and, in
addition to publishing his own poetry in a variety of places, does
translation work in both German and Portugese.
Rich Kenney is a native New Englander from Cape Cod, currently an Arizona social worker. He collects everything from shaving mugs and mustache cups to century-old Levi's jeans. He favors Honus Wagner baseball cards on the back of which he writes haiku.
Robert Lietz has published more than 230 poems, in a variety of
journals, as well as several chapbooks. He currently teaches at Ohio
Mukul Pandya is the founding editor of Knowledge@Wharton, a
business journal at the University of Pennsylvania, and the poetry
editor of Princeton Arts Review.
Toni Press-Coffman has had produced ten full length and four one act
plays, in venues throughout the country. Her play Stand was
produced at the Eugene O'Neil National Playwrights' Conference in
1995 and went on to win the Brodkin Award. Her most recent play,
Touch, won the South Carolina Playwrights' Festival/Trespass
Theater Award in 1998. She is the literary manager of Dames Rocket
Theater in Tucson, Arizona.
Charles Rammelkamp lives in Baltimore with his wife and two
daughters. He's relatively content with things.
Mary Harwell Sayler has had dozens of books and hundreds of articles
published. For fifteen years, she's instructed poets through her
correspondence course, Poetry Writing Sessions, but has only recently
devoted workdays to writing and revising poems. She and her family
are long-time residents of Florida.
Maureen Sherbondy lives in Raleigh, North Carolina. She attended
Rutgers University and is originally from Metuchen, New Jersey. Her
work has appeared in 13th Moon, Steam Ticket, Cold Mountain
Review, and other journals.
Lucille Gang Shulklapper is a writer of both poetry and fiction, who
lives in Florida. Recent work has appeared in Buffalo Bones, Parting
Gifts, and Nebo: A Literary Journal.
David Y. Todd practiced trial law in Boston before earning an MFA in creative writing and heading south, where he now teaches at the College of Charleston. His work has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Paris Review, and New Woman Magazine.
Frank Van Zant is a teacher, a coach, and a father of three, who has
been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes. His most recent work has
appeared in English Journal, Context South, Poet Lore, and The
Maverick Press. His first book, The Lives of the Two-Headed
Baseball Siren, is forthcoming in 1998, from Kings Estate Press.
Lori Von Colln is a poet and writer living in Chapel Hill, North
Carolina. She is a student of tai chi and yoga. Her work has appeared
in a variety of publications, including Potato Eyes, Writers' Journal,
Primavera, Lynx, Cicada, Verve, and Voices in Italian Americana.
Laura Lee Washburn has an MFA from Arizona State University and
is currently an Assistant Professor at Pittsburg State University in
Kansas where, in the summer of 1998, she was Guest Poetry Editor
of Midwest Quarterly. Her chapbook Watching the Contortionists
won the University of South Carolina-Aiken's Palanquin Press Prize
in 1996. Another chapbook, This Good Warm Place, is forthcoming
from March Street Press. Her work has also appeared in The Sun,
The Journal, and Quarterly West, among other journals.
Suki Wessling is a writer and graphic designer in Santa Cruz County,
California. Her small press, Chatoyant, can be found on the web at
Ellen June Wright lives in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey. She has taught creative writing at Teaneck High School and currently sponsors a poetry workshop for students with a serious interest in poetry.