Allegrezza edits the online journal Moria
and hosts a blog at allegrezza.blogspot.com.
His chapbook lingo was published by subontic press. His
e-book Temporal Nomads can be downloaded from xPress(ed).
T. S. Bass holds a Ph.D. in Creative Writing and Literature
from the University of Denver, where she worked on the editorial
staff of The Denver Quarterly and taught college-level
creative writing workshops. A recipient of a 2002 Colorado Council
on the Arts Fellowship in poetry, Kathryn works as a freelance
copywriter, a teacher with the Lighthouse Writers Workshop, and
a visiting poet to K-12 schools in the Denver Metro area. Kathryn's
publication credits include The Amherst Review, The Formalist,
The Pedestal Magazine, The Prose Poem, Quarter After Eight,
and Red River Review.
currently has work featured at Generator
12. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bennett has published over 200 books and chapbooks of poetry
and other materials. Among the most recent are rOlling COMBers
(Potes & Poets Press), Mailer Leaves Ham (Pantograph
Press), Loose Watch (Invisible Press), Chac Prostibulario
(with Ivan Arguelles; Pavement Saw Press), Historietas Aflabeticas
(Luna Bisonte Prods), and Public Cube (Luna Bisonte
Prods). He has exhibited and performed his word art worldwide.
He is editor of Lost and Found Times, and Curator of the
Avant Writing Collection at The Ohio State University Libraries.
is completing a Ph.D. in English at the University of Iowa where
he is writing about American poetry and popular culture. His reviews
and essays have appeared in American Book Review, The Cresset,
Dayton Daily News, Glimmer Train, Kansas City Star, Miami Herald,
Rain Taxi, St. Petersburg
Times, and The Writer's Chronicle.
works at the International Writing Program in Iowa City. He has
done translations with the Polish poet Piotr Sommer. In the Spring
of 2003, he won the Prairie Lights Donald Justice Poetry Prize
and finished his MFA at the University of Iowa.
A. Couch lives in Columbia, SC with his wife, Lauren, and
his feline familiar, Gretchen. Employed as a Library Specialist
for Midlands Technical College, he is currently working towards
an MLIS (Library Science) degree at the University of South Carolina.
He has published poems in such places as Aught, Big Bridge,
can we have our ball
back?, Dark Moon Rising, Dark Planet, Dreams and Nightmares,
EOTU, Get Underground, moria,
guild, Once Upon A World, The Pedestal, Pierian Springs,
Speculon, Star*Line, Tin
Lustre Mobile, VeRT, xStream,
and Ygdrasil. He was recently interviewed at Tin
Lustre Mobile, and upcoming work will appear in SpaceBreather,
Unpleasant Event Schedule, VeRT, and Znine. Like every other
poet on the internet, he maintains a weblog (http://home.earthlink.net/~cacpublicjournal/).
is author of Cosmopolitan Tremble (Pavement Saw Press,
2002). His poetry and essays are recent or forthcoming in BirdDog,
Conundrum, Fulcrum, LA Review, Morkville, Muse
Apprentice Guild, New Review of Literature, Poems for Peace,
Pom2, VeRT, 26: A Journal of Poetry and Poetics, and 88:
A Journal of Contemporary American Poetry.
was born in Youngstown, Ohio, and lives in Washington, DC.
She's currently translating the work of Argentine poet Diana Bellessi
in collaboration with her. Eisenhower's poems have been published
in Denver Quarterly, Phoebe,
etc., and Phylum Press
published her chapbook, Language of the Dog-heads, in 2001.
Farr lives in Ocala, FL. His work can be veiwed online at
We Have Our Ball Back?, Aught, Milk,
and Muse Apprentice
Farrell is the Australia editor of slope
(www.slope.org). His first book ode ode was recently published
by Salt Publishing and is available at http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1876857536/saltpublishing.
It includes poems from La Petite Zine, Lit, The Literary Review,
Quarterly West, Salamander, slope, Tooth, Verse, and Volt.
Fink is the author of Gossip: A Book of Poems (Marsh
Hawk Press, 2001), Surprise Visit (poems, Domestic Press,1993),
"A Different Sense of Power": Problems of Community in Late-Twentieth-Century
U.S. Poetry (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2001),
and The Poetry of David Shapiro (FDUP, 1993). His work
has been published in Talisman, Verse, Jacket,
American Letters & Commentary, Lit, Sidereality,
La Petite Zine, Skanky Possum, Milk,
Barrow Street, Phoebe,
x-Stream, Aught, Contemporary Literature, American Poetry
Review, American Book Review, Boston Review, Shampoo,
Rain Taxi, and numerous
other e-zines and journals.
Gordon is the author of The Frequencies (Tougher Disguises
2003), a founding editor of Baffling Combustions and publisher
of the Braincase chapbook series.
book, Sanskrit of the Body, won in the National Poetry
Series 2002. (It may be ordered online through Amazon.com and
many other online retailers.) His work has appeared in numerous
magazines here and abroad. He is also a playwright.
work has appeared or is forthcoming in Riding
the Meridian, Spork Magazine,
Apprentice Guild, Tarpaulin
Sky and Unarmed:
Adventurous Poetry Journal. Her ebook, The Citizen's
Dilemma, is available at Duration
Press. Amy currently teaches English at Nassau Community College.
Please visit her website at www.amyking.org
Juliette Lee grew up in McLean, Virginia and is currently
an MFA student in poetry. She's had poems appear in Shampoo,
LitVert, and Can
We have Our Ball Back?
co-edits xtant, and is the author of Doubt (Potes
& Poets), Dirt (Luna Bisonte), Virgule (Lingua Blanca)
and Staceal 1 (Avantacular). From 1994 to 2000 he published
the early mail-art zine Juxta and co-edited and Juxta
Electronic. An extensive selection of his work is accessible
at Muse Apprentice
Guild. His long work, Doubt, is available at avant-garde
bookstores. He lives in Charlottesville, VA.
a writer and artist, received her MFA in Creative Writing from
The New School. She holds a BFA in Musical Theatre. She is an
associate poetry editor for LIT magazine. Her work is forthcoming
in Good Foot and The Styles. Anita lives and works
in New York City.
Nester is the author of God
Save My Queen (Soft Skull Press 2003), which is a meditation
on his obsession with the rock band Queen. He is the editor of
the online journal Unpleasant Event Schedule, as well as
a contributing editor for Painted Bride Quarterly. His
work has appeared or will appear in Open City, Nerve, Columbia
Poetry Review, LIT, Crazyhorse, and others. A poem of his
was selected by Yusef Komunyakaa to appear in The Best American
Oliver b. 1950. Grew in Brooklyn-west, Wellington, New Zealand.
Author of twelve titles of poetry, including Night of Warehouses:
Poems 1978-2000, HeadworX Publishers, 2001. One year Magazine
Journalism course, Wellington Polytechnic. Radio NZ Broadcasting
School. Casual Radio Actor. Lived in Paris, Vienna, London, San
Francisco, Greece and Israel. Signed on with the radio ship, The
Voice of Peace broadcasting in the Mediterranean out of Jaffa.
Freelanced as production voice, newsreader, announcer, voice actor,
journalist, copy and features writer. Poems widely represented
in New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, USA, UK, South Africa, Canada,
etc. New work taken for 3AM Magazine, Aught, Alba, Big Bridge,
Blackmail Press, Catalyser Journal, Comet, DIAGRAM, Identity Theory,
Failbetter, Fire Magazine, San Francisco Salvo, Kitchen Sink,
Pemmican, Get Underground, Comrades, Can
We Have Our Ball Back? Illuminations, PoetryNZ/26, featured
Poet, Mad Blood, Millennium Papers, Milk
Magazine, Omega, Orbis, The Paumanok Review, Peshekee River
Poetry, Prague TV, storySouth, Stride, Tiger Magazine, Thylazine,
Word For/Word, etc. Recently published, DEADLY POLLEN,
a poetry chapbook, Word Riot Press, (USA), 2003, and, BALLADS,
SATIRE & SALT - A Book of Diversions [with illustrations by
Matt Ottley] Greywacke Press, 2003. Recently completed, a recording
of poems titled: KING HIT - Selected Readings written
and read by Stephen Oliver to original music composed by Matt
Ottley, intended for international release. Stephen is a transtasman
poet and writer who lives in Sydney. http://people.smartchat.net.au/~sao/
See also: Stephen Oliver interview
with Will Roby / Word Riot http://www.wordriot.org
Peters' poetry, fiction, visual poetry, and theory have appeared
in Spinning Jenny, Rhino, Lungfull, Word For/Word, Lost and
Found Times, North of South, Sweet Portable You, World Letter,
Badaboom Gramophone, Posted, Castagraf,
5'9" Assembling, Davinio Art Electronics, Generator
Press, and Xtant. Visual poetic works have appeared
in numerous gallery exhibits, including: The Art Academy of Cincinnati's
02txt Exhibit, the OSEAO gallery in Seattle (in conjunction with
Seattle Poetry Festival 2002), the Ohio State University's "American
Avant-Garde, Second Wave" Exhibit, and the Wordseen Exhibit at
the Diana Lowenstein gallery in Miami, Florida. Visual works and
limited edition books can be found in The Sackner Archive of Concrete
and Visual Poetry, Printed Matter in New York City, and The Ohio
State University Special Collections/Avant-Garde Library.
As an assistant
to the composer Petr Kotik (SEM Ensemble) in New York City from
1992 to 1999, Peters was introduced to the polyartist Richard
Kostelanetz. Collaborating with Kostelanetz, Peters designed two
books of visual poetry and contributed several entries to his
Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes. In June of 2001, Peters
attended what would become an important three-week residency at
the Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA) in New Smyrna Beach, Florida,
which was convened under Kostelanetz, wherein he was introduced
to John M. Bennett, Scott Helmes, and Kathy Ernst. In mid-September
2001 at Wolverhampton University (UK), Peters presented a paper
at the No Future Conference, titled: "Absence and Psychogeography
in the Dawn of the Trickster." And in July 2002, as a participant
in the Avant-Garde Symposium that was held at The Ohio State University's
Special Collections/Avant-Garde, Peters presented a conceptual
treatise: "Wholesale Form; an Attack on the Corporate Form with
Text and Sound."
Also a musician,
most notably in Poem Rocket, Peters has released recordings on
numerous independent labels, most recently, Atavistic--the experimental,
Chicago-based avant-jazz & rock label. He is also a member of
the Be Blank Consort-with a CD available through Luna
Bisonte Prods. Peters is still working on a large poem with
uninflected chapters as well as completing new material for another
Poem Rocket release in addition to conducting preliminary research
for a biography on the French architect Fleury Colon. Among other
projects, Peters is serving as contributing editor for the next
issue of Xtant.
J. Stewart lives in Reno, NV with his wife and two children.
His poems and translations appear in numerous publications, including
Crazyhorse, Atlanta Review, jubilat, Hotel Amerika, Seneca
Review, Hanging Loose, Xconnect, Apalachee Review, Runes Review,
and Poetry Daily. His book of translations of Spanish poet
Rafael Pérez Estrada is forthcoming from Hanging Loose Press in
2003. He is currently finishing book-length manuscripts of translations
of the work of Spanish poets Carlos Edmundo de Ory and Angel Crespo.
is a professional artist living in Connecticut. He has a Master
of Fine Arts degree in printmaking from Indiana University and
a Bachelors degree in studio art from the University of Virginia.
of his literary-themed linocuts, Portraits: Linocuts by Marc
Snyder, was published by Bottle of Smoke Press in Fall 2003.
has been reproduced in several publications, including: linocut
to be reproduced on cover of Critical Matrix, Princeton
University, Spring 2004; original artwork to be featured in Bottle
of Smoke Press Bottle #2, 2004; linocut reproduced on cover
of the poetry journal Free Lunch, Winter 2003; original
artwork created for Bottle of Smoke Press Bottle #1, 2003;
artist's book included in X-Ray Magazine #9, 2003; linocut
portrait of John Guare reproduced on cover of Arts & Letters
Journal of Contemporary Culture, Spring 2003; portfolio of
artwork produced specifically for ArtBureau 2, 2002, including
an original artist's book produced for the lettered editions;
three etchings reproduced in the Flannery O'Connor Bulletin,
prints are in numerous public collections, including: Archives
and Special Collections, JD Williams Library, University of Mississippi;
The Amity Art Foundation; Elon College, NC; the University of
Georgia; The Carroll Reece Museum, TN; Eastern Tennessee State
University; the University of Wisconsin-Parkside; the Poetry/Rare
Books Collection at SUNY Buffalo; the Southern Graphics Council;
"Stiftung Hans Arp Und Sophie Tauber-Arp e.V.," Germany.
in Seattle. The predictable rhythm of the seasons' march forward.
Some of his visual/concrete poetry can be seen on the web. He
runs Sub Rosa Press and co-curates SubText, a reading series.
The shrubs are conspiring and formulating an attack strategy.
poetry online through Syracuse University, and has been the editor
of Salt Hill. His work has been published in The American
Poetry Review, Denver Quarterly, 5_Trope,
McSweeney's, and elsewhere. He has been nominated for a Pushcart
Prize the past three years, and is currently working on his second
work has appeared or is forthcoming in the likes of Elimae,
Aught, DIAGRAM, Sendecki, perspektive, Café Irreal and Snow Monkey.
His chapbook of visual poems, Mining in the Black Hills,
is available from Calamari Press. He currently works as a producer/writer
for Napster in NYC.