In Posse Featured Writers

Ian Baaske

Ian Baaske's prose has appeared in national and local literary journals. Most recently his short story, "Lake Michigan Gothic" appeared in Lynx Eye. Other stories have appeared in FUEL, Dream International Quarterly and CAYO: A Magazine of the Keys. He is currently finishing his first novel, THE THICKET-BRIAR.

Mark Budman

Mark Budman was born and raised in the former Soviet Union. His fiction and poetry have appeared in the Mississippi Review, Exquisite Corpse, Enterzone, Recursive Angel and many other magazines.

Barbara Deakins

Barbara Deakins was 1997-8 Stadler Poetry Fellow at Bucknell University. Since then she has joined the MFA in Poetry at Syracuse University. She will be travelling to England this Summer.  

Kevin Hayes

Kevin Hayes is a Junior at Fordham University and is presently looking for a job. He lives in Yonkers, NY, and this is his first publication.  

Carrie Iverson

Carrie Iverson is a creator of artist's books who lives in Chicago Illinois. She has never actually been in a boxing match

Josh Kellar

Josh Kellar was a 1998-9 Lannan Fellow at Georgetown University from which he will graduate this June with honors in Physics and English. He will join Boston University's MFA in Poetry this Fall. He now lives in Washington D.C.  

Ciara LaVelle

Ciara LaVelle lives in Pennsylvania, where she edits Screaming in the Halls magzine, The High Arrow newspaper, and Miz Babette, her own zine. She is planning to enroll at Boston University, where she will be studying journalism.  

Shikha Malaviya

Shikha Malaviya is the publisher and editor of Monsoon Magazine, a journal of South Asian literature and culture. Her poetry has been published in Conspire, Gravity, Impossible Object, Riding the Meridian, and other journals. She recently completed a manuscript of poetry focusing on her experiences as a South Asian immigrant woman, and is working on a second poetry manuscript as well as a novel.

Jay Marvin

Jay Marvin had short fiction and poetry published in NYQ, Black Ice, Mudfish, and The Mississippi Review. He also has an avant-garde crime novel titled Punk Blood out from The Fiction Collective Two.

Rex McGuinn

Rex McGuinn lives in Exeter, New Hampshire. His poetry has appeared in many publications including Kansas Quarterly, The Hiram Review and Prairie Schooner among others. His book length collection of poems "Landing In Minneapolis" was published by St. Andrews Press.  

Jack Pitts

Jack Pitts is a writer and black and white photographer. Raised in San Francisco he now lives on a hilltop in Santa Cruz.

Kenneth Pobo

Kenneth Pobo's work appears in Mudfish, Southern Ocean Review, ForPoetry, Colorado Review, Bay Windows, Nimrod, and elsewhere. His called Final Stages will be brought > out online by Funky Dog Press.

Charles Pratt

Charles Pratt's poems have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The Christian Science Monitor, Harvard Magazine, The Hiram Review, The Literary Review, Poetry and elsewhere. He lives with his wife in the apple orchard near Exeter, New Hampshire.  

Jarold Ramsey

Jarold Ramsey's most recent poetry collection, "Hand-Shadows," won the Quarterly Review of Literature International Poetry Prize. His poems appear in The Atlantic, The Nation, Quarterly Review of Literature and Christian Science Monitor. For many years he has taught at the University of Rochester.  

Francis Raven

Francis Raven is a student at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. He is currently studying the Philosophy of Language and neurobiology in an effort to obtain a degree in philosophy. He has been published in ZineN, Moria, Interzone, A Room Without Walls, Brown Bag Media, ShallowEnd Ezine, The Red Booth Review, Feelings ezine, and Apples and Oranges International Poetry Zine.  

Ralph Sneeden

Ralph Sneeden has a book-length manuscript of poems, titled Off Little Misery Island. Some of the included poems are forthcoming or have appeared in The Kenyon Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, Southern Review, TriQuarterly, and other magazines.

Mary Jane Sullivan

Mary Jane Sullivan is a poet and documentary filmmaker. A chapbook of her poems, entitled "Power Steering, will appear this summer from Root and Leaf Press and she is currently completing a video documentary on NY City kids "2Gether in the Empire State." She lives in New York City.

Joan Wilking

Joan Wilking is a graphic designer making a foray into public art and short story writing. Her stories have been workshopped at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. She is currently enrolled in the Summer Writing Program at Harvard University. "Pleasure Bent" is her first published piece.  

Andrew Wilson

Andrew Wilson's poems and prose poems have appeared in Exquisite Corpse, New Letters, Oak Square, Haiku Zasshi Zo, Frogpond, Still, The Paumanok Review, Mudlark, The Wag, and a few other print and/or Web publications.

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