Gus and Loni
Goldin's Voice Pictures
a Day without Windows
In My Kitchen
A Nearly 60th
A Man Moving
Toward His Prime
On the Roof
Gregory Vincent St. Thomasino
The Hidden Logic of Births Necessitating
Hope for Enchantment
the New Style
Gene Frumkin continues
to reside, as is his wont, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he is
hard at work on on a massive verse epic having to do with the notion
of Kafka in Amerika while still maintaining a residence in the Old
David Hopes teaches literature
and language at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, and
is founder and editor of Urthona Press, and founder and director of
the Black Swan Theater Company . He is the author of the Juniper Prize-
and Saxifrage Prize-winning book The Glacier's Daughters, and
of Blood Rose (Urthona Press, 1997), the Pulitzer- and National-Book-Award-nominated
A Childhood in the Milky Way (Akron University Press), and
A Sense of the Morning (Milkweed Editions, 1999). His new book
of nature writing, Bird Songs of the Mesozoic, is due from
Milkweed. His works have appeared in periodicals such as The New
Yorker, Audubon, Christopher Street, and The Sun.
David Howard's poems have
been described by David Eggleston as "technically dazzling" and teeming
with "glittering figures of speech." Howard has worked as pyrotechnic
and special effects supervisor for acts such as Metallica and Janet
Jackson. How to Occupy Ourselves, a collaboration with the
photographer Fiona Pardington was published this year by HeadworX.
His The Carrion Flower is being set by the Czech composer Marta
Jirackova, and he is also working with the Leipzig-based photographer
Dean Nixon on an exhibition entitled "Unfinished Business." Both projects
have been fostered by a Creative New Zealand project grant.
Amy King's new book, Antidotes
for an Alibi, is available online (www.blazevox.org/books/ak.htm)
and was just reviewed at Poetic Inhalation (www.poeticinhalation.com/pi_reviews_antidotes.html).
Pat MacEnulty is the
author of the novel Sweet Fire and the short story collection
The Language of Sharks. Her next book, a suspense novel entitled
Time to Say Goodbye, will be available in March of 2006. See
her blog at pmacenulty.blogspot.com.
Bob Marcacci, both a
native Californian and San Francisco State University graduate, currently
lives and writes in Beijing, China. His poems have appeared in many
print and electronic publications around the world, with recent work
appearing in Ghoti, Poems Niederngasse and The Surface.
Kerry O'Keefe's poems
have appeared in the South Dakota Review, The Massachusetts Review,
canwehaveourballback, and the Atlanta Review. Program assistant
for the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages, she
lives with her two teenaged children in Northampton, Massachusetts.
She is also a singer of blues and jazz, and a few of her poems are
Kenneth Pobo lives in Media,
Pennsylvania, and has had work in such venues as Indiana Review,
For Poetry, Drexel Online Journal, Nimrod, Grain, and Jerseyworks.
Frederick Pollack was
born in Chicago and, in 1967, graduated from Yale. He is an adjunct
professor of creative writing at George Washington University in Washington,
D.C., and the author of The Adventure (1986) and Happiness
(1998), both published by Story Line Press.
Gregory Vincent St.
Thomasino's poetry has appeared in print in The Café Review,
The Germ, Washington Review, Barrow Street, jubilat and in Xcp:
Cross-Cultural Poetics, and online at xStream, The Poet's Canvas,
Cordite Poetry Review, Softblow, Samsära, Nthposition, Typo and
at Word For/Word. His e-books include Stephen's Lake,
a novel in parts (xPress (ed), 2004). He lives in New York City where
he edits the online journal eratio
Joe Somoza keeps both
feet firmly planted on the well-trodden earth of the Rio Grande Valley
down Las Cruces way in New Mexico. His kids all grown and fled, he
lives with his wife Jill, a painter with whom he has recently collaborated
on an online chapbook issued at Santa Fe Poetry Broadside, issue
#38, available at www.SFPoetry.org.
Eileen Tabios's multi-genre
collection I Take Thee, English, For My Beloved was recently
published by Marsh Hawk Press. A recipient of the Philippines' National
Book Award for Poetry, she steers Meritage Press (www.meritagepress.com)
from St. Helena, California, where she struggles as a budding grape
Stephen Vincent lives
in San Francisco. New work of his has recently appeared in magazines
such as Shampoo, Big Bridge, Boog City, Masthead, Mipoesias, Black
Box, Spore, Volt, and Zyzzyva. Vincent's blog of poetry,
commentary and politics can be found at (http://stephenvincent.durationpress.com).
Walking (Junction Press) and A Walk Toward Spicer (Cherry
on Top Press) are recent books on paper, and Sleeping with Sappho
is a recent ebook from faux press (http://www.fauxpress.com/e/vincent/).
The "City" poems published here are from Triggers, a brand-new
ebook at Shearsman Books (http://www.shearsman.com/pages/books/ebooks/ebooks_home.html).
Ramsey Wilkins is a recent
graduate of the Lang College, New School University. This is her first
work has been published in Crab Orchard Review. She is working
on a novel about a woman whose troubles don't end with her release
from prison. She lives with her partner in Brooklyn, New York
Harriet Zinnes is Professor
Emerita of English of Queens College of the City University of New
York. Her many books include Drawing on the Wall (poems), My,
Haven't The Flowers Been? (poems), Entropisms (prose poems),
Lover (short stories), The Radiant Absurdity of Desire
(short stories), Ezra Pound and the Visual Arts (criticism),
and Blood and Feathers (translations from the French poetry
of Jacques Prevert) She serves as contributing editor of The Denver
Quarterly and The Hollins Critic, and is a contributing
writer for The New York Arts Magazine.