Ralph Adamo is the author of five published and several not-yet
published books of poems. He edited New Orleans Review from
1993 to 1999. His long poem, The Bicameralization, and a selected
volume, New Orleans Elegies: Poems 1969-1996, are both seeking
publishers. His essay on the late poet Frank Stanford is in the current
issue of The Ashville Review. He lives in New Orleans.
Barton Allen teaches in Tennessee.
Josef Aukee is a San Francisco based writer. His work has
appeared in Ink, Antonym, Goblin, and other journals. He is also known for
live readings and performances at The Attic, Hotel Rex, and other venues in the San
Francisco Bay area.
A H Bramhall is a cyber theorist and poet.
Allison Cobb is from Los Alamos, New Mexico, and currently lives
in Arlington, Virginia. She is co-curator of the DC Poetry website and the In Your Ear reading series in Washington, DC. She has an MFA from George Mason University. Her work has appeared in Situation, Ixnay, Phoebe, So To Speak, Cream City Review, Rain City Review, Permafrost, and other magazines.
Cooper Esteban's poems have appeared in 'the quarterly', 'chelsea',
and other print sources, as well as in 'elimae', '5_trope,' and 'the
east village poetry web' on the web. 'jove protected by geese,' a
limited edition poetry collection, is available from elimae books, and his chapbook 'discipline' is posted at 'web del sol'.
Ilya Kaminsky has won the National Shepardi Poetry Contest and
has served as a Judge for the National Russian Essay Contest. Current works appear
in Tikkun and The Literary Review.
Norman Lock has published fiction in American and International
journals including Archipelago, The Cream City Review, Dirigible,
First Intensity, The Iowa Review, The Literary Review, The Paris Review,
which awarded him the Aga Kahn Prize in 1979, Ambit (UK),
The Barcelona Review (Spain), and Jejune (CzechRepublic). His
poetry has appeared in Big Moon, California Quarterly, Confrontation,
Kayak, and The Painted Bride Quarterly. His stage plays have been produced
in New York, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Heidelberg, Hamburg, and, in 1996,
at the Edinburgh Theatre Festival. House of Correction was voted
one of the year's best plays by the LA Times in 1988 (for its Los Angeles
Theater Center production) and 1994 (for its Theatre 40 revival). Lock is also works
produced by WDR, Germany's largest radio station, and a short film, The Body
Shop, produced by the American Film Institute. His concrete poetry
was exhibited by the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and published in its Journal.
Gil Ott is the Editor of Singing Horse Press, in Philadelphia.
He has published widely and for many years.
Simon Perchik, born in Paterson, New Jersey, is an attorney.
Pavement Saw Press has just released a major gathering of his work, entitled
Hands Collected: The Books of Simon Perchik.
Victoria Redel lives in New York and has published an award-winning
book of poetry, "Already the World," and also a book of short stories, "Where the Road Bottoms Out". Her new novel, "Loverboy," forthcoming from Graywolf Press in May 2001, won the St. Mariella Gable Award.
M Sarki is from Anchorage, Kentucky. A student of Gordon
Lish since 1995, he has enjoyed print in the New Orleans Review, Borderlands, A Texas Review of Poetry, Archipelago, and other literary publications. He has just published ZIMBLE ZAMBLE ZUMBLE, a limited edition poetry collection, from Elimae Books, Dallas, Texas. Gordon Lish, in the Foreword, writes, "I read, when I am reading poetry, Stevens and Sarki, and understand neither one more
than the other, nor either hardly at all."