CONTRIBUTORS to issue 1.6, who are so fast they cannot be touched:


Nathalie Chicha, 22, lives in Providence, R.I. Her fiction has recently appeared in the on-line literary magazine CrossConnect.

Matthew Glenwood [email] lives in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. He has some eyes and feet. He reserves the rest of this space for product placement and would like to add that Coke is the real thing.

Ray Gonzalez is a poet, essayist, and editor born in El Paso, Texas. He is the author of Memory Fever (University of Arizona Press, 1999), Turtle Pictures (Arizona, 2000), and six other books of poetry, including three from BOA Editions: The Heat of Arrivals, Cabato Sentora, and the forthcoming The Hawk Temple at Tierra Grande. His first book of short stories, The Ghost of John Wayne and Other Stories was published by Arizona in the fall of 2001. Creative Arts Books will publish his collection of short-short fictions, Circling the Tortilla Dragon, in 2002, and Arizona will release his second collection of essays, The Underground Heart: Essays From Hidden Landscapes in 2003. His poetry has appeared in the 1999 and 2000 editions of The Best American Poetry (Scribners) and The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses 2000 (Pushcart Press). He is an Associate Professor in the MFA Creative Writing Program at The University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Jibade-Khalil Huffman is a photography major at Bard College.

Lindsay Knisely lives happily by the sea in Santa Cruz, California. She graduated from Oberlin College (we miss you, Calvin) and recently received her MFA in poetry from the University of Oregon. Perpetual thanks to family, friends, 112, and Matt.

Prasenjit Maiti is a senior lecturer in Political Science at Burdwan University, India.

Jack Martin [email] lives in a house in Colorado with his wife and their two sons. His poems have appeared lately in River Styx, Mudlark, Many Mountains Moving, and some other magazines.

Matt Robinson, a native of Halifax, NS, now lives in Fredericton, NB, Canada. His first collection of poetry, A Ruckus of Awkward Stacking (Insomniac Press, 2000), was short-listed for two Canadian national book awards in 2001: The Gerald Lampert Memorial Award and The ReLit Award for Poetry. His second, how we play at it: a list, is forthcoming in 2003 from ECW Press. Robinson's work has been featured on both radio and television, in anthologies and Canadian, American, British, and Australian journals. He is on the editorial board of The Fiddlehead, one of Canada's most well-respected literary journals.

Victor Streeby is a doctoral candidate in Creative Writing at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He was born in Ottumwa, Iowa, and currently resides in Kohler, Wisconsin. His poetry reflects a concentrated effort to depict images from the rural landscapes that he has inhabited, and often includes themes of manual labor and the importance of paying attention to the weather.

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