J. Tarwood has published in magazines ranging from American Poetry Review
. In 1997, he won the Plainsong
poetry award; he was a featured poet in Visions
, 2003, and one of his poems was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He has two books in circulation, The Cats in Zanzibar
and What The Waking See
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Simon Perchik is an attorney whose poems have appeared in
Review, The New Yorker, Midway Journal, and elsewhere. Family of Man (Pavement Saw Press) and Rafts (Parsifal Editions) are both scheduled for publication 2007.
Vernon Frazer has written eight books of poetry and three books of fiction. His work has appeared numerous literary magazines. He is married and lives in South Florida.
Fred Ferraris is a poet, writer and a filmmaker. His work has been published in magazines, an anthology, and three books. He was a finalist in the 2003 National Poetry Series and was nominated for a 2005 Pushcart Prize. His film, Even the Door Must Open, was an award winner at New York's 2005 .Nolita Film Festival. For more information see www.fredferraris.com
Robin Metz has published poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction in the Paris Review, International Poetry Review, Visions International, Epoch, Other Voices, Abiko Quarterly (Japan), New Welsh Review (Wales), The Wolf (UK), Van Gogh’s Ear (France), Rosebud, Fourth River, Writers’ Forum, and some eighty other US and international journals. His book Unbidden Angel was awarded the Rainer Maria Rilke International Poetry Prize, cited by the Clinton White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Health, and nominated for the London Guardian Book of the Year Award. The winner of various additional writing awards and fellowships (including PEN International, NEA, Illinois Arts Council, Harper and Row, etc.), he has presented performance-readings of his work throughout the US and in fourteen nations, including, most recently, United Kingdom, Italy, Cuba, Kosovo, Greece, and India. He is Director of Creative Writing, Knox College and co-founder of Vitalist Theatre Company, Chicago, whose current production of Mother Courage and Her Children has received widespread critical acclaim.
Jeanne Shannon is editor/publisher of The Wildflower Press in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her work has appeared in numerous small-press and university publications, including Quarter After Eight
. Her latest book is Angelus
, a collection of her poetry published recently by Fithian Press. More info...