ivan arguelles' most recent book is the
two-volume poem Madonna Septet (Potes&Poets, 2000).
Forthcoming from the same press is his book Triloka. His
poem about the 9-11 tragedy, "Three for WTC," was published
as a special issue of A.Bacus (Nov. 2001). A recently retired
classics librarian, he resides in Berkeley, CA, with a wife and
a cat named Isabel.
alicia askenase is a founding co-editor
of the literary journal 6ix, whose work has appeared in
several journals, including The World, Chain, The Journal of
Modern Literature, Feminist Studies, Rooms, Poppycock, and
100 Days, and is forthcoming in the online journal POeP.
Her chapbook, The Luxury of Pathos, a "very subversive
and honest deconstruction of love," was recently reprinted.
She directs the literary programs at the Walt Whitman Arts Center
in Camden, New Jersey.
michael basinski is the Associate
Curator of the Poetry/Rare Books Collection, SUNY at Buffalo. His
most recent books include Heka (Factory School, San Diego)
and Strange Things Happen When a Meteor Crashes in the Arizona
Desert (Burning Press, Cleveland). He performs regularly with
his ensemble: The BuffFluxus Project.
Poems in catherine daly's "Morpheus"
series have been published online at theeastvillage and in JACKET.
A book of her poems, Locket, will be published in 2003
by Tupelo Press.
jukka-pekka kervinen lives and writes
in Espoo, Finland. He is interested mainly in computer processing
and the manipulation of text and language. He has been published
in Poethia, Moria, SHAMPOO, Aught, and Swirl.
He works also as a composer. His music has been performed in Finland
and the United States.
jonathan kessler holds an MFA in
Fiction from Sarah Lawrence College. Selections from his collection,
Husbands Anonymous, have been read at the KGB Bar and Cornelia
Street Cafe fiction series. He lives in Manhattan and is currently
working as a foster-care caseworker. He is frequently asked by clients
why he does not yet have children.
tanja sofia krupa resides in Amherst,
Massachusetts. She teaches writing at the University of Massachusetts,
where she is pursuing an MFA. Her poems have appeared in The
Ampersand, Conspire, Maverick Magazine, Arbutus, Beatnik, and
norman lock has published fiction
in leading journals in the U.S. and Europe. He was awarded the Aga
Kahn Prize in 1979, given by The Paris Review. His stage
plays have been performed internationally. Published by Broadway
Play Publishing Company, The House of Correction was voted
one of the 10 Best Plays by the Los Angeles Times in 1988 and (for
its revival) in 1994. It was also called “the best new play
of the [1996 Edinburgh Theatre] Festival.” His radio dramas
are broadcast by WDR, Germany. He is the author of a script produced
by The American Film Institute and collaborated on the feature-film
adaptation of The House of Correction. A History of
the Imagination, a collection of linked fictions, will be published
in March 2004 by Fiction Collective Two. Two short-prose collections—Emigres
and Joseph Cornell’s Operas—are available in one
volume from Elimae
Books. An interview with Lock is posted at Elimae.
david mclendon is a Fellow of the
Edward F. Albee Foundation. His work has appeared at Taint
and is forthcoming at Del Sol Review. He lives
in Brooklyn, New York. [email]
mark o'neil lives in Saratoga Springs,
NY. His work has appeared in The Cortland Review, 3rd bed, Reinventing
the World.com, and previously in 5_Trope, and is forthcoming
magdalen powers currently lives (on
the East Side) and works (in a hospital) in Manhattan. She has a
chapbook, Hand Over Fist (So New Media), and a website,
Other work can be found in Words! Words! Words!, Paragraph,
Whalelane, and elsewhere.
chris pusateri’s poems and
reviews have recently appeared in American Letters & Commentary,
Denver Quarterly, VOLT, and EPR. He lives and is nominally
employed in Boulder, Colorado.
kathryn rantala has work currently
at failbetter, Notre Dame Review, Crowd, The Adirondack Review,
and Pig Iron Malt; upcoming at The Iowa Review,
Drunken Boat, littlebrownpoetry.com, and others. Her book,
Missing Pieces, is available through the publisher, Ocean
View Press, or via her website.
kevin sampsell is the publisher of
Tense Books, a micro-press in Portland, Oregon. His work has
appeared in several newspapers, magazines, and websites around the
country. His newest book, a short memoir, is entitled A Common
susan m. schultz is in London for
the autumn of 2002. She usually lives in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Her most
recent book is Memory Cards & Adoption Papers (Potes
& Poets, 2002); before that, she wrote Aleatory Allegories
(Salt, 2000). She edits Tinfish.
mike topp was born in Washington,
D.C. He is currently living in New York City unless he has died
or moved. You can order his book I Used to Be Ashamed of My
Striped Face from Elimae.
He has a book coming out later this year from
Future Tense Books. [email]