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john m. bennett's most recent books include Mailer Leaves Ham (Pantograph Press), rOlling COMBers (Potes & Poets Press), Chac Prostibulario (with Ivan Arguelles; Pavement Saw Press), and The Chapters 1980-2001 (with Robin Crozier; Luna Bisonte Prods). He is editor of the international avant-garde journal Lost and Found Times, and Curator of the Avant Writing Collection at The Ohio State University Libraries.

charles bernstein’s most recent books are With Strings and My Way: Speeches and Poems, both from the University of Chicago Press, and Republics of Reality: 1975-1995, from Sun & Moon Press, and, as editor, Close Listening: Poetry and the Performed Word (Oxford University Press, 1998) and 99 Poets/1999: An International Poetics Symposium (boundary 2/Duke University Press). He is the Director of the Poetics Program at SUNY-Buffalo, where he is David Gray Professor of Poetry and Letters. [homepage]

jake berry's most recent book is Silence and the Hammer, a collaboration with photographer Wayne Sides. He is currently at work on the third volume of his long poem, Brambu Drezi. Berry is also a songwriter. His CDs include the solo effort Shadow Resolve and CDs with the group Bare Knuckles, which is also a collaboration with Sides. Berry lives in Florence, AL.

annabelle clippinger lives in Pittsburgh with her family—husband David Clippinger, and children, Tess and Philip. Annabelle has had a chapbook, Sky Frame, and a book, Cloud Banner, published by Potes and Poets Press. She is co-editor of Poethia and editor of the Palimpsest Review. Annabelle is Director of Pitt Arts at the University of Pittsburgh.

j p craig attends the University of Iowa, where he is working on a dissertation about Robert Duncan, Nathaniel Mackey, and Susan Howe. He has an MFA from the University of Memphis, and previous publications include interviews with Charles Simic, Eavan Boland, and Michael Palmer.

craig czury is the author of 13 collections of poems, most recently Angliavaizdis (trans. Marius Burokas), Vario Burnos, Klaipeda, Lithuania, 2002. [homepage]

sean thomas dougherty grew up in an interracial household in blue collar neighborhoods. A nationally reknowned performance-poet, he is the author of five books including the book of experimental prose The Biography of Broken Things (Mitkimitki Press, 2001) and Except by Falling, winner of the 2000 Pinyon Press Poetry Prize from Mesa State College. His work appears in many anthologies and textbooks including the forthcoming Short Fuse: A Global Anthology of Fusion Poetry (Rattapallax, 2002), American Diaspora: Poets on Exile (U Iowa Press, 2001) and American Poetry: Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon U Press, 2000). He teaches at Penn State Erie.

valerie fox has recently published work in West Branch and Hanging Loose. Her book, Amnesia, or, Ideas for Movies, was published by texture Press. She's an editor for Drexel Online Journal. Currently she is at work on a book of essays, many of which are about traveling and living abroad.

paul hardacre is a poet and editor living in Highgate Hill, Brisbane. He has published widely in literary journals in six countries, and read his work on radio and at literary events throughout Australia. His recent long poem sequences Strange Days and This Girl appeared in the Canadian STANZAS chapbook series (above/ground press, 2001). Paul's first collection of poetry, The Year Nothing, will be published by HeadworX (New Zealand) in late 2002 / early 2003.

bonnie jones currently lives and works in Baltimore, Maryland. She is a co-owner and curator of CHELA, a space for experimental art, and she has been published in Shattered Wig Review and Lost and Found Times. [email]

jill jones is an Australian poet. She won the Mary Gilmore Award in 1993 for her first book, The Mask and the Jagged Star. The Book of Possibilities, her third book, was shortlisted for the National Book Council, The Age Poetry Book of the Year and Adelaide Festival Awards. A fourth book, Screens Jets Heaven: New & Selected Poems, was published in May 2002. A chapbook of prose poems, The Real Me, will be published by Wild Honey Press in 2002-3.

jessy kendall lives in Portland, Maine and works at a homeless shelter/soup kitchen where he facilitates a weekly writing group, puts out a zine based on those writings, and helps organize monthly open mics. He has put out 3 issues of a zine of his own, Answer Shirker, and is looking for experimental writings/art to go in that.

lewis lacook is a poet, musician and multimedia web artist originally from Lorain, Ohio. Editor of the web journal Idiolect, his poetry has appeared in Slope, Poethia, Blaze, Friction, 3rd Bed, Avant Garde Times, Whiskey Island, The Coventry Reader and Luna Negra, among other places. Anabasis published his long poem Cling as a chapbook in early 2000, and BeeHive is offered his short poem series, The Odious Art of Lewis LaCook, as an e-book for the Palm Pilot as part of their Microtitle Series in 2001.

carley moore is a poet who lives in Queens. She teaches writing at Bard College and New York University, where she is also working on her dissertation entitled, "Writing Trouble: Seventeen Magazine and the Girl Writer."

hoa nguyen lives in Austin Texas with her husband the poet Dale Smith and their son Keaton Thomas. They edit the poetry journal Skanky Possum featuring the Possum Pouch, an irregular publication of notes, essays, and reviews. Her book Your Ancient See Through will be published by Subpress later this year.

anne pepper is currently working as a reference librarian in Casper, Wyoming, while simultaneously wishing there was a way to live off writing poetry.

dan raphael performs often in and around Portland and Seattle; he'd like to get further from home. His poems can also be found in Short Fuse, Tin Fish,
Pemmican, Shattered Wig,
and Raven Chronicles.

larry sawyer's recent poetry and critical reviews have appeared in Jacket, Skanky Possum, Hunger, Tabacaria (Portugal), Rain Taxi, Exquisite Corpse, Shampoo, and The Butcher's Block among others. Forthcoming publications include <Shamanic Warriors, Now Poets> in early 2003 from JN Reilly publishers Scotland, an anthology featuring the work of Joseph Beuys, Patti
Smith, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and Judith Malina, among others. He is also editor of milk magazine online which features a new installation of the visual art of Rudy Burckhardt and Yvonne Jacquette with an essay by Vincent Katz in conjunction with Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York.

spencer selby's most recent books are The Big R (Angle Press, 1998) and Task (Zasterle, 1999). He lives in Berkeley, California.

tom sheehan has published poetry in Stirring, Clackamas, 3am Magazine, Split Shot, and elsewhere. He has received a Silver Rose Award for short story excellence from ART, nominations for Pushcart XXVII and The Zine Yearbook, and his prose has appeared in 3am Magazine, The Paumanok Review, Small Spiral Notebook, and New Works Review, among other places. His novel, Vigilantes East, was just released by Publish America, and a second one, An Accountable Death, is serialized on 3am Magazine.


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