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  e.f. taylor, jr.'s work has appeared in Fiction International, Another Chicago Magazine, Exquisite Corpse, Black Ice, the online journal RealPoetik, and elsewhere.

gwendolyn albert was born in Oakland, California, in 1967. She lives in Prague, Czech Republic, and has edited the magazine JEJUNE: america eats its young since 1993. email

When he is not twisting the computer into his preconceptions of digital wilderness, Miekal And co-directs Dreamtime Village , a permaculture-hypermedia village project in southwestern Wisconsin, and runs Xexoxial Editions , a micropress devoted to cutting- edge visual-verbal literature. email

peter balestrieri is an abandoned warehouse in Palo Alto, California. Writing has appeared under this name in Mandorla, Deluxe Rubber Chicken, RealPoetik, The Experioddicist, and potepoetzine. email

david buuck lives in San Francisco, where he co-edits Tripwire: a journal of poetics with the poet Yedda Morrison. Recent and forthcoming work can be found in Object, Torque, h2so4, Situation, Impossible Object, Lyric & Mirage, Outlet, and Electronic Book Review. email

brian lennon edits the digital arts journal Xenia . His chapbook Dial Series One is forthcoming from Potes & Poets Press. Other work can be found online at Web Conjunctions and UbuWeb .

sam lipsyte lives in New York City. His fiction has appeared in The Quarterly, Open City, Nerve, and Aedon. email

San Francisco-based scott macLeodís first novel, Anne Frank In Jerusalem, was completed during a residency at Villa Montalvo in January 1998 and was published in May 1999 by Ex Nihilo Press. Excerpts were previously published in Attic, POTESPOETZINE, e-Juxta, Lost and Found Times, gestalten and Tight. Forthcoming publications include translations (with Patrick Henry) of poetry by Sveta Litwak in Changing Landscapes: Postmodern Russian Poetry by Talisman House, and two poetry chapbooks, The Life of Haifisch by Broken Boulder in September 1999, and „auditoruimaš by Potes & Poets in early 2000. Excerpts from his in-progress second novel, American Coup díEtat, are forthcoming in neotrope. email

joe maynard edits and publishes Pink Pages and Beet. In addition, his poetry and fiction have appeared in Long Shot, Lungfull, and Exquisite Corpse, among other places. His entire life is contained within four square miles between Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan with only an occasional leak here and there. Viva Atlantic City. email

harry polkinhorn is an experimental poet/artist, translator, and editor whose works have been exhibited and published worldwide. He has published over thirty books of poetry, fiction, translation, and edited collections. His areas of scholarly interest focus on the international avant-garde and the culture of the U.S.-Mexico border region. He has translated (with Teresa Fiore) Renato Barilli's Viaggio alle termine della parola (about Italian experimental poetry in the 1960s and 1970s), as well as works from Portuguese, German, and Spanish. He is currently preparing a bilingual English/Spanish anthology of poetry by Baja California poets to be published by Junction Press. Blue Shift (a book-length poem) was recently published by Ex Nihilo Press, San Francisco (1999). He is Director of San Diego State University Press. email

sheila e. murphy's book manuscript Letters to Unfinished J. was selected in a recent open poetry competition sponsored by Sun & Moon Press, and will be published by Sun & Moon. A Sound the Mobile Makes in Wind: 50 American Haibun appears from Mudlark (1998). Falling in Love Falling in Love With You Syntax: Selected and New Poems appeared from Potes & Poets Press in 1997. Additional recent works include A Clove of Gender (Stride Press, 1995), Pure Mental Breath (Gesture Press, 1994), and Tommy and Neil (SUN/gemini Press, 1993). Her work has been widely anthologized, most recently in Danger: Poets at Play (International Friends of Transformative Art, 1998), Fever Dreams: Contemporary Arizona Poetry (The University of Arizona Press, 1997), The Gertrude Stein Awards in Contemporary Poetry (Sun & Moon Press, 1994, 1995), Primary Trouble: An Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry (Talisman House Press, 1996), and The Art of Practice: 45 Contemporary Poets (Potes & Poets Press, 1994). She founded and coordinated for twelve years the Scottsdale Center for the Arts Poetry Series. Her home is in Phoenix. email