Potion Magazine - 2006
Potion Magazine - Poetry + Fiction
Susan Lantz
susan (at) potionmag.org

Founding Editors:
Joe Bisz

Carlos Hernandez

Matthew Kirkpatrick

Davis Schneiderman


Thomas David Lisk's recent work has appeared in Massachusetts Review, Hotel Amerika, Bat City Review, Jacket and Borderlands. His poem, "Balloons at the Louvre," first published in Arts and Letters, appeared on the Poetry Daily website. Editors have nominated his work five times for Pushcart Prizes (but he never wins). His published books are A Short History of Pens Since the French Revolution and Aroma Terrapin. These Beautiful Limits is forthcoming from Parlor Press later in 2006.

Laura McCullough holds an MFA in Writing and Literature from Goddard College. She has been a New Jersey State Arts Council Fellow, won a Geraldine R. Dodge Scholarship to attend the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and was the 2005 Prairie Schooner Merit Scholar in Poetry at the Nebraska Summer Writers Workshop. She attended the 2005 Bread Loaf writers conference as a contributor. She has published poems widely in literary magazines and journals such as Nimrod,Hotel Amerika, Gulf Coast, Nightsun, Iron Horse Quarterly, Boulevard, The God Particle, Poetry East, Confluence, Exquisite Corpse, Word Riot, Tarpaulin Sky, and others. Her first collection of poems, The Dancing Bear, was published in February, 2006 by Open Book Press with jacket blurbs by Stephen Dunn, Li-young Lee, and BJ Ward. She delivered a paper, "In Defence of Shelley: the New Science of Mirror Neurons and its Implications for a Theory of Poetics" at The Mid Americanís 2005 Winter Wheat Writing Festival in Bowling Green. She is a professor of writing at Brookdale Community College in NJ where she chairs the Visiting Writers Series.

Hugh Steinberg's prose poems have appeared in such places as Dusie, Conduit, Paragraph, Sentence, Diagram and Cue. He teaches in the writing and literature program at California College of the Arts and is the editor of Freehand, a new journal devoted to handwritten work.

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