Summer 2001 > Contributors and Cover credit

Contributor Notes and Cover Credit: Summer 2001

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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 UP, 1999).


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 Review.
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 Prize.
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 Paris Review.
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 others.
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 Salmagundi.
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 in Story.
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 (St. Martin's).
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, and others.
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.

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