Contributor Notes and Cover Credit: Summer 2001
Nancy - Sun Catcher by Merrill Peterson © 1977.
Jane Buchbinder's fiction has been published in Ploughshares,
Green Mountains Review, and Black Warrior Review and has
been cited as one of 100 distinguished stories in Best American Short
Stories. Formerly a documentary film editor, she is now the publications
editor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Paul Eggers is a former rated chess master. He is the author
of the novel Saviors (Harcourt, 1999) and has a forthcoming short
story collection. His short stories have appeared in Granta, The
Quarterly, Quarterly West, and other journals.
Sandy Huss's "Scissors Kick" is an excerpt from a long prose
piece with the working title Scrapbook. She is the author of Labor
For Love: Stories (U Missouri P). You can see more of her writing at
Ha-yun Jung was born in Seoul, Korea where she has lived most
of her life. Her work has appeared in StoryQuarterly; she is also
a translator, currently at work on a collection of contemporary Korean
fiction. "Our Lady of the Height" is forthcoming in the anthology Best
New American Voices 2001.
Karen Gettert Shoemaker's fiction has appeared in South Dakota
Review, The Heartlands Today, The Nebraska Review, and
others. Her first collection, Playing Horses, will be published
by Dufour in 2002.
Author of many short story collections, Daniel Stern's most
recent collection is One Day's Perfect Weather (Southern Methodist
Nancy Naomi Carlson's poetry has appeared in Poetry, Southern
Poetry Review, Ascent, and previously in Prairie Schooner.
Kings Highway, a collection of poems, was published in 1997.
Bruce Cohen's poems have appeared in The Ohio Review,
Ploughshares, Poetry, TriQuarterly, and Harvard
Christopher Davis's first book, The Tyrant of the Past and
the Slave of the Future, won the 1998 Associated Writing Programs Award.
His second book, The Patriot, was published by University of Georgia
Press in 1998. Recent poems have appeared or will appear in Harvard
Review, Denver Quarterly, The Ohio Review, Fence,
Volt, and The Bellingham Review.
Deborah DeNicola is author of Where Divinity Begins (Alice
James P, 1994) and editor of Orpheus & Company: Contemporary Poems
in Greek Myths (UP of New England, 1999). She received an NEA grant
in poetry in 1997.
Jenny Factor's poetry appears or is forthcoming in The Paris
Review, anteup, Nerve, and the anthology Not for the
Academy (Onlywomen P, 1999). Her poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart
Brian Fitch's work has appeared in The Sewanee Review,
The University of Helsinki Quarterly, and College Teaching.
Gabriel Fried is Editor-in-Chief of Inside New York 2000,
a millennial guide to New York City. His poetry is forthcoming in The
Alice Friman's poetry has been published in nine countries and
recently appears in Poetry, Field, The Georgia Review,
The Ohio Review, Boulevard, and The Gettysburg Review.
Her poetry collection Zoo won the Ezra Pound Poetry Award (U Arkansas
P, 1999). She is a recipient of a Creative Renewal Fellowship from the
Arts Council of Indianapolis 1999-2000.
Jennifer Michael Hecht's poetry has appeared in Best American
Poetry 1999, Poetry, The Partisan Review, The Southern
Review, The Gettysburg Review, Missouri Review, and Denver
Quarterly. Her first collection, The Next Ancient World, is
published with Tupelo Press.
Kristin Herbert's poetry has appeared in Antioch Review,
American Voice, Calyx, Colorado Review, The Cream
City Review, Green Mountains Review, Chick-Lit 2, and
Roberta Hill's poetry collections include Star Quilt
and Philadelphia Flowers (Holy Cow! P). Her manuscript Dr. Lillie
Rosa Minoka-Hill, Mohawk Woman Physician was one of two winners of
the Native American Prose Award and is forthcoming from U Nebraska Press.
Deborah Landau's poems appear or are forthcoming in OntheBus,
Columbia, New York Quarterly, Spoon River Poetry Review,
Mudfish, Painted Bride Quarterly, and elsewhere.
Randall Mann's poetry has appeared in Antioch Review,
New Republic, The Paris Review, Quarterly West, and
Shara McCallum's first collection is The Water Between Us
(U Pittsburgh P, 1999). Her work has been published in The Bread Loaf
Anthology of New American Poets, Antioch Review, Chelsea,
Verse, and other places.
Sharon F. McDermott is a musician and singer, a member for five
years of a collaborative poetry/music ensemble performing throughout Pittsburgh.
Her poetry has appeared in Southern Poetry Review, Poet Lore,
West Branch, Zone 3, and Santa Clara Review.
Joseph Millar's work appears in recent issues of Shenandoah,
DoubleTake, Ploughshares, Manoa, New Letters,
and Alaska Quarterly Review. His first collection, Overtime,
will be published tis fall by Eastern Washington UP.
D. Nurkse's recent works include Leaving Xaia and The
Rules of Paradise (Four Way Books) and poems in The New Yorker
and The Paris Review.
Diana O'Hehir's books include Home Free, and most recently,
Spells for Not Dying Again (Eastern Washington UP). She is winner
of the Devens Award and the D. Castagnola Award.
Emmy Perez has received poetry fellowships from New York Foundation
for the Arts and Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Her poetry has
appeared in Luna and New York Quarterly, and her fiction
Mark Perlberg is the author of The Burning Field (William
Morrow), The Feel of the Sun (Ohio UP), and The Impossible Toystore
(LSU P, 2000).
Jack Ridl's poems have appeared in Georgia Review,
The Journal, Free Lunch, The Denver Quarterly, and elsewhere.
He is co-author of Approaching Poetry: Perspectives and Responses
Vivian Shipley is editor of Connecticut Review.
She has published five books of poetry including Devil's Lane (Negative
Capability P, 1996), How Many Stones? (U South Carolina-Aiken, 1998),
and Crazy Quilt (Hanover P, 1999). Her poems are forthcoming or
currently appear in The American Scholar, Evansville Review,
Indiana Review, The Journal, Tampa Review, Quarter
After Eight, Northeast Corridor, and The Southern Review.
Margaret Shipley has published two collections of poems--Burning
the Trees and Light Angels--as well as a novel. Recent poems
appear in Field, River Styx, and Columbia.
Betsy Sholl's books include Don't Explain, the 1997 Felix
Pollak winner (U Wisconsin), and The Red Line, winner of the 1991
AWP Prize (U Pittsburgh P, 1992).
Tim Skeen's poems have appeared in Antioch Review and
Pikeville Review. He is winner of the 1999 Al Smith Artist Fellowship
from the Kentucky Arts Council. His collection of poems is winner of the
2001 John Ciardi Prize for Poetry and will be published by BkMk Press.
John Surowiecki's poems have appeared in Anthology, The
Cream City Review, Indiana Review, Cumberland Review,
Ralph H. Vigil is the author of Alonso De Zorita: Royal Judge
and Christian Humanist 1512-1585 (U Oklahoma P, 1987) and is a contributor
to Portraits of Basques in the New World (U Nevada P, 1999). This
is his first poetry publication.
Charles Harper Webb is author of Reading the Water, winner
of the Morse Poetry Prize and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award (Northeastern
UP), and Liver, winner of the Felix Pollak Prize (U Wisconsin P,
2000). He is a recipient of the Whiting Writer's Award.
Ingrid Wendt's books of poetry are Moving the House (BOA)
and Singing the Mozart Requiem (Breitenbush). "Learning the Mother
Tongue" was originally written to serve as the verbal component of the
collaborative, interdisciplinary artwork "Time: Word : Space," first shown
in the art studio at the Villa Waldberta, Feldafing, Germany along with
work by sculptor Susi Rosenberg and painter Traude Linhardt, both of Munich.
Baron Wormser is Poet Laureate of Maine. He is the author of
Mulroney and Others (Sarabande Books, 2000) and co-author of Teaching
the Art of Poetry (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000).
Heidi Bell's fiction has appeared in CrazyHorse, Beloit
Fiction Review, and Third Coast.
Thomas Carren is a graphic designer and artist who designs poetry
book covers. As such, he is an avid poetry reader with previous reviews
in such journals as The Harvard Review and New Letters.
Jenny Factor (see author note above).
John Talbird III's fiction has been published in Coe Review,
The Phoenix, and others. He is a Ph.D. student in creative writing
at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.