Almeder Loganprintable
Identity Crisis

Almeder Clark Cramer Gladding Hedges Kearney Knott Logan teaches creative writing is the author of whose new book of poetry O’Rourke’s Riley’s Rosser’s Wright’s Murray’s fourth collection of poems has appeared is the culture editor will appear is mounting an expedition to find the Lost Cliff Dwellings Bernheimer Barton Chang Ashley Coray Epstein is influenced by American Sign Language appears widely most recent book and directs co-edits has received teaches at is currently enjoying a year of complete irresponsibility in a sort of traveling circus tent was born in lives in is due out from Sarabande Tactile Mind Penguin Farrar Straus and Giroux in 2006 2007 2008
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hartmut abendschein
t a l s c h u e s s e geb. 1969 in Schwäbisch Hall, Buchhändler in Stuttgart, Studium der Germanistik und Anglistik in Konstanz und Glasgow, wiss. Dokumentar in Köln, lebt und arbeitet in Bern. Veröffentlichungen von Lyrik, Prosa und literaturwiss. Texten in Zeitschriften und Anthologien, Lesungen, Hrsg. einer lit. Anthologie und Betreiber eines literarisches Weblogs (taberna kritika).  Mehr:

william allegrezza
Ishmael Among the Bushes
Ishmael Amoung the Bushes bill allegrezza

printableaaron anstett
  T r o u b l e
Aaron Anstett's second collection, No Accident, won the 2005 Balcones Poetry Prize. A new collection, tenatively titled Each Place the Body's, is forthcoming in 2007 from Ghost Road Press.

ellen baxtprintable
An Alfabeto, An Alphabet
Ellen Baxt is a poet and dancer who lives in Brooklyn, NY.
ellen poet dancer & ms. tropicana

jules boykoff  printable
The Metal Sunset of Tomorrow's Ascending Dissension

cover art, "Stairwell"
by Trygve Faste

Jules Boykoff is the author of _Once Upon a Neoliberal Rocket Badge_
(Edge Books, 2006) and _The Suppression of Dissent: How the State and
Mass Media Squelch USAmerican Social Movements_ (Routledge, 2006). He lives in Portland, Oregon, United States.

erik brandt
a city a cloud

poetic texts: Elizabeth Workman

Barbara Campbell

Erik Brandt teaches typography and visual communication at Virginia Commonwealth University in Doha, Qatar, and has been active in university teaching for the past eight years. Educated internationally, his research interests focus on issues of globalization that affect and drive the complexities of inter-cultural visual communication systems. His career began as a cartoonist in Japan, and has since found focus largely in printmedia. He maintains a small graphic design studio, Typografika, and has also received recognition for his short films.
sad rabbit

mackenzie carignan
listening lost
surface tension

listening lost cover detail

Mackenzie Carignan is a poet and teacher at University of Illinois, Chicago where she teaches both writing and literature classes and is dissertating for her PhD in Creative Writing.  She has recent publications in Fourteen Hills, Briar Cliff Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Chaffin Journal (Pushcart Prize Nomination), Liberty Hill Poetry Review, Into the Teeth of the Wind, Sniper Logic, Square One, and bluesky review as well as upcoming poems in ACM (Another Chicago Magazine), Alligator Juniper, Wicked Alice, and RIEN’s Evening of Odds.  Recent honors include the Chicago Bar Association Charles Goodnow Memorial Award, Near South poetry award, and she was named a finalist by Anne Waldman in the 2003 Poetry Center’s Juried Reading. She was also named an AWP Intro Award recipient in 2001, a finalist in the 2003 Paumanok Poetry Award Competition, and won 1st place in the Jovanovich Awards for her manuscript Red Field in 2002.  She is planning a move to Broomfield, Colorado with her husband and son in the fall of 2006 where she will desperately search for a teaching job.

kari edwards printable edwards kari edwards is a poet, artist and gender activist, received one of Small Press Traffic's books of the year awards (2004), New Langton Art's Bay Area Award in literature (2002); and is author of obedience,  Factory School (2005); iduna, O Books (2003), a day in the life of p., subpress collective (2002), a diary of lies - Belladonna #27 by Belladonna Books (2002), and post/(pink) Scarlet Press (2000). edwards' work can also be found in Scribner's The Best American Poetry (2004), Bay Poetics, Faux Press, (2006),Civil Disobediences: Poetics and Politics in Action, Coffee House Press, (2004), Biting the Error: writers explore narrative, Coach House, Toronto, (2004), Bisexuality and Transgenderism: InterSEXions of the Others, Hawoth Press, Inc.(2004), Experimental Theology, Public Text 0.2., Seattle Research Institute (2003), Blood and Tears: Poems for Matthew Shepard, Painted Leaf Press (2000), Aufgabe, Tinfish, Mirage/Period(ical), Van Gogh's Ear, Amerikan Hotel, Boog City, 88: A Journal of Contemporary American Poetry, Narrativity, Fulcrum: an annual of poetry and aesthetics, Pom2, Shearsman, and Submodern Fiction. kari 's email is

betsy fagin
rosemary stretch

rosemary stretch
Betsy Fagin’s poems appear in a number of literary journals including Fence, Five Fingers Review, So to Speak, Van Gogh’s Ear, Word For/Word and The World among others.  She is the author of For Every Solution  There is a Problem (Open 24 Hours, 2003) as well as a number of self-published chapbooks.  Recent work appears in Women’s Studies  Quarterly.  Betsy currently lives in England where she works as a librarian at the National Art Library in London.

greg fuchsprintable
Pieces of the Sky

Pieces of the Sky

Greg Fuchs is an artist living in New York City. His work documents the interaction between institutions, land, and people. Fuchs is the author of Came Like It Went (BD Books, Washington, DC 1999), New Orleans Xmas (Range, Eureka, CA 2002), Pieces of the Sky (Dusie, 2006), Rolling Papers (Furniture Press, 2005), Street Debris with John Coletti (Fell Swoop, 2005), Temporary (Unarmed, Minneapolis 2004), and Uma Ternura (Canvas and Companhia, Portugal, 1998. Fuchs is the Director of the Federation of East Village Artists (FEVA), producers of the HOWL! Festival of Arts, whose mission is to celebrate preserve the Lower East Side as a preeminent locus of culture. Visit to view more projects.

susana gardnerprintable
or, (from the markings of)  the small her( o)

scrawl or, (from the markings of) the small her( o)

Originally from New England, Susana Gardner now lives in Switzerland, where she writes and edits Dusie. Her first chapbook, To Stand To Sea was published this year by the Tangent Press.

scott glassman
surface tension


surface tension
Scott Glassman lives in Palmyra, NJ and works as a medical test development associate.  His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Iowa Review, Sentence, Coconut, MiPoesias, Ocho, South Carolina Review, Free Verse, and others.  He also curates the INVERSE Reading Series in Philadelphia. More of his work can be found on his blog at

david goldstein
David Goldstein'spoetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Jubilat, Typo, Zeek, Alice Blue Review, Epoch, The Paris Review, Shampoo, Watchword, and many other journals. A former editor at SAVEUR, he has published articles on food and music in Time Out New York, National Geographic Traveler, The New York Sun, SOMA, and elsewhere. He currently teaches creative writing and Renaissance literature at the University of Tulsa, where he is completing a book of poems and a critical volume about digestion and originality in seventeenth-century England. david goldstein

k lorraine graham
speculations descending therefrom

KLGraham is the editor of Anomaly, a magazine of innovative poetry and poetics with a focus on writers in greater Washington, DC. Her poetry, book, and art reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in Mirage/Periodical, Primary Writing, Poetic Inhalation, Submodern Fiction, The Review of Contemporary Fiction, and elsewhere. She is the author of two chapbooks: Dear [Blank] I Believe in Other Worlds (Phylum Press) and Terminal Humming (Slack Buddha).

jared hayes
RecollecTed Jared Hayes' poetry and visual art has appeared or is forthcoming from Bombay Gin, HotWhiskey Magazine, Five Fingers Review, and small town. He is the co-author, with Joseph S. Cooper, of Insuring the Wicker Man Shadow Created Delusion (HotWhiskey, 2oo5).

jen hofer printable
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Jen Hofer *laws*
Jen Hofer is a poet and translator originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. Her recent publications include Sin puertas visibles: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by Mexican Women (University of Pittsburgh Press and Ediciones Sin Nombre, 2003), slide rule (subpress, 2002), and the chapbooks lawless (Seeing Eye Books, 2003) and sexoPUROsexoVELOZ (translations of poetry by Dolores Dorantes, Seeing Eye Books, 2004). Her next books will be a full-length translation of Dorantes’ sexoPUROsexoVELOZ, (Kenning Editions 2007), a translation of Laura Solórzano’s lobo de labio, (Action Books, 2006), a collaboration with poet and musician Patrick Durgin (Atelos, 2007), and a book-length series of anti-war poems, titled one (Palm Press, 2008). Her poems and translations can be found in recent issues of 1913, Aufgabe, Bomb, Bombay Gin, Primary Writing and War and Peace. She lives in Los Angeles, where she teaches poetics, works as a court interpreter, and is happily a founding member of the City of Angels Ladies’ Bicycle Association, also known as The Whirly Girls.

philip jenks
How Many of You Are You?

cover art: Tanja Miljevic
how many of you are you?

amy king printable
The Good Campaign
good campaign cover

Amy King is the author of "Antidotes for an Alibi" and "The People Instruments."  She teaches English and Creative Writing at Nassau Community College/SUNY and is the managing editor for miPOesias.  Please visit for more.

paul klinger printable
Even as a
Signed Even as a Waiting

Paul Klinger lives in Tucson, Arizona with little Phoebe. He is a member of POG ( and MacawMacaw Books. In the fall, he will co-host the Cushing Street Reading Series created by Chax Press with Dawn Pendergast. He has published book reviews at Diagram and Cutbank, and his poems can be read online at Dusie, hutt, and Snorkel. He has just completed work on his first letterpress book, The Long Day that Proceedeth So from Eveane.
His long-running blog, Sea Quills has run out of disk space

mark lamoureaux
Night Season

night season

Mark Lamoureux lives in Astoria, New York.  His work may be found online at Big Bridge, Sonaweb, Shampoo Poetry, The Verse Magazine Weblog, Can We Have Our Ball Back?, Gutcult and his translation of Gérard de Nerval's "Les Chimeres" at Fascicle. He is the author of 3 chapbooks: Film Poems (Katalanché Press), 29 Cheeseburgers  (Pressed Wafer) and City/Temple (Ugly Ducking Presse).   

jon leonarro
T r a c t

t r a c t

Jon Leon lives in Savannah where he edits Live Action Arcade with the poet Allyssa Wolf. New poems and articles are forthcoming in Vanitas and Magazine Cypress. Italian translations of his serial epic Diphasic Rumors are forthcoming in GAMMM. Contact him at jonaleon[at]gmail[dot]com.

lauren levin
In Fortune
In fortune

Lauren Levin grew up in New Orleans, has lived all around, and just moved to Oakland.  Her poems often accompany Jared and Catherine's, but this is their first formal collaboration.  Her poems have appeared in GutCult and Shampoo, and are coming out in Word For/Word and Mrs. Maybe.  Her first chapbook is named Adventures. 
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printablejill magi
from compass and hem

Jill Magi is a 2006-07 writer-in-residence with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace program. She is the author of Threads, forthcoming in fall 2006 (Futurepoem Books,) and  Cadastral Map (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs.) Prose, poetry, and visual work has been published in issue #29 of Jacket, CutBank Poetry, The New Review of Literature, Aufgabe, Chain, Pierogi Press and is forthcoming in HOW2: Experimental Writing by Women, and the summer 2006 issue of The Brooklyn Rail. Visual work has been exhibited at the Brooklyn Arts Council Gallery, the 7th International Meeting of Visual Poetry, and the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition.  She teaches literature and writing at The City College Center for Worker Education and The Eugene Lang College of the New School, and from her apartment in Brooklyn, she runs Sona Books, a community-based chapbook press with a corresponding web-magazine at

sarah mangold
Picture of a Basket

Sarah Mangold is the author of Household Mechanics (New Issues) and the chapbooks Boxer Rebellion
(g o n g) and Blood Substitutes (Potes & Poets). New work is forthcoming in The Denver Quarterly and Coconut. She lives in Seattle where she publishes Bird Dog, a journal of innovative writing and art (

nicole mauro


Nicole Mauro was born in San Mateo, California, in 1970. Her work has appeared in 580 Split, Skanky Possum, Syllogism, Mungo Vs. Ranger, Outlet, Big Bridge, COMBO, Kiosk, Jacket, Milk, How2, and The Argotist Online, among others. She has work forthcoming in Outside Voices’ Anthology of Younger Poets (eds. John Sakkis and Jessica Smith) due out in 2008, and is currently co-editing an interdisciplinary book about sidewalks titled Transience with Marci Nelligan, due out spring 2007 from Chain as part of its Chain Links book series. Dispatch, also in collaboration with Marci Nelligan, is her second chapbook. Her first chapbook, Odes, in homage to New York School Poets, was published in 2003 by Sardines Press. In addition to poetry, she also writes book reviews for Jacket. She teaches rhetoric and writing at the University of San Francisco, and lives in the Bay Area with her husband, Patrick, and daughter, Nina. They are expecting their second child in October.

sheila murphy
Full-Figured Rhapsody

Full-Figured Rhapsody

Sheila E. Murphy’s most recent full-length collection is a collaboration with Douglas Barbour titled Continuations (The University of Alberta Press). She is the author of numerous books of poetry, and a visual poet included in a forthcoming (September 2006) installation by Harriet Bart of visual poetry etched on a 20-feet glass wall at the Rondo Community Library in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Other visual poetry has appeared in numerous gallery exhibition, including Harvard University’s Dudley House exhibition titled “Infinity.” She and Beverly Carver founded and coordinated for 12 years the Scottsdale Center for the Arts Poetry Series, at which poets were commissioned to create original texts in response to visual art included in traveling exhibitions. Murphy was trained as a flautist, and performed actively during the first two and a half decades of her life. Her home is in Phoenix, Arizona.
printable  sawako nakayasu
Insect Country (A)

insect A

SAWAKO NAKAYASU's books include So we have been given time  Or, (Verse, 2004) Nothing fictional but the accuracy or arrangement (she, (forthcoming from Quale Press, 2005) and Clutch  (Tinfish chapbook, 2002). Find more info here

marci nelliganprintable DISPATCH
Marci Nelligan's  work has apperared or is forthcoming in syllogism, Moria Poetry, Dusie, Chain, Free Lunch, Verse, and H-ngm-n. She is currently co-editing an interdisciplinary book about sidewalks entitled "Transience" with Nicole Mauro, due out spring 2007 from Chain as part of its Chain Links book series. Dispatch, also in collaboration with Nicole Mauro, is her first chapbook.  She recently moved to Amish country with her husband Lee and is trying really hard to stop swearing.
cheryl quimba
 : a  p o e m  :
little poem

Cheryl Quimba recently turned 22 and works for the federal government in Washington, D.C.  She likes to write in Times New Roman, Verdana, and Courier New.  She writes poetry while working.  Cheryl is right now writing poetry while working.  She has no pets but thinks often about birds.

christopher rizzo
In the Quells

Originally from Long Island and a long-time resident of Boston, chris rizzo currently lives in Albany, New York, where he is working on a Ph.D. in English. His latest chapbooks are Claire Obscure (Katalanché Press, 2005) and Zing (Carve Editions, 2006). His poems have appeared in many magazines over the years, such as Art New England, Carve, Dachshund, Shampoo, and most recently in The Duplications. He is also the editor of Anchorite Press, which he founded in 2003. 

printablejohn sakkis

c o a s t
John Sakkis' poetry, interviews and reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in New American Writing, Aufgabe, Mirage #4/ Period(ical), The Poker, Hot Whiskey, Shampoo, Bombay Gin, Drill, Shuffleboil, and  Kulture Vulture among others. Translations of Greek  poet Demosthenes Agrafiotis have appeared/ forthcoming  in Fascicle, Sliding Uteri and Small Town. In the Summer 2005 Silas Press (Athens) published his translation of Siarita Kouka's long poem Benthos. An interview with Benjamin Hollander was recently published in Hollander's book Vigilance (Beyond Baroque Books). Three chapbooks: he, don Juan, a translation (Beets and Gasoline/ 2nd edition forthcoming from Detumescence), Bout Bout (Farfalla), and An Anglo-Saxon History (Detumescence). He is the recipient of the 2002 Francis Jaffer Award for poetry as well as the Canadian 2005 Wild Faces Poetry Prize. A short play, Game 6, was directed by Kevin Killian and performed at the 2005 San Francisco Poet's Theater Jamboree. He edits the monthly BOTH BOTH series and translation for Bombay Gin. He is from San Francisco.

kaia sand
heart on a tripod

Cover Art: Gifts from the Earth, by Jessica Berg Swanson

Kaia Sand is the author of interval (Edge Books) and co-editor of the Tangent. She lives in Portland, OR  USA

jonathan skinner
Entropic Liberties
entropic entities
skinner,  jonathan... i think!
logan ryan smith
2 poems from the Bottom of the Barrel

two poems from the bottom of the barrel

Logan Ryan Smith lives in San Francisco where he publishes the poetry mag, small town, and the fledgling chapbooks press, TRANSMISSION. His own work can (or will) be found in New American Writing, Hot Whiskey Magazine, Bombay Gin, Mirage #4, Drill, FRAME, and Boog City among other mags, as well as the anthologies, Bay Poetics (Faux Press), and The Meat Book (Hot Whiskey Press). Chapbooks published online: ghosts spiders &dogs, and amber faint, both from Detumescence Press (

paper poem
p a p e r p o e m
Rick Snyder is the author of Flown Season (Portable Press, 2004), Forecast Memorial (Duration, 2002), Blueprint (811 Books, 1999), and Double Ear (811 Books, 1999). His translations of Catullus’ poems 1-30 were published as This Charming New Chapbook (Situations, 2003). He currently lives in Los Angeles, where he is a doctoral candidate in comparative literature at USC.

boyd spahr
Can Arboreal Knotwork Help Blackburn
out of Frege’s Abyss?

Boyd Spahr's work, including excerpts from another chapbook, The Julias, appears in recent issues of Alice Blue, Shampoo, mark(s), and Fascicle.

another boyd spahr! library!
jane sprague
Entropic Liberties

entropic entities

jared stanleyprintable
In Fortune

In fortune
Jared Stanley lives and works in Northern California. His poetry has appeared often alongside Catherine and Lauren's poems. His poems have been in Conduit, Gutcult, Mustachioed, and Mrs. Maybe. There's also a chapbook, called Measuring Daylight With a Stick.
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printablejill stengel
late may

Jill Stengel lives in Davis, CA where she writes poetry, publishes a+bend press, parents her two young children, and does other stuff. Additional recently published work can be viewed online at and and in print in Dirt, Superflux, and Traffic. A chapbook, wreath, is forthcoming this fall.

catherine theis printable
In Fortune

In fortune
Catherine's poems can be found in Fence, GutCult, MAKE Magazine, Northwest Review, Court Review and Mrs. Maybe. She is also the author of the chapbook, The Maybook, published by Your Beeswax Press.
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dana ward
New Couriers

: New Couriers : Dana Ward
Dana Ward is the author of Standards (Sea.Lamb.Press, 2004), and  The Imaginary Lives of My Neighbors (Duration, 2003). Recent work is out or forthcoming in Mirage #4/Periodical, Small Town, New College Review and other places. He lives in Cincinnati and edits  Cy Press.

printableelisabeth workman
a city_ a cloud.

art/images: Barbara Campbell

Gestaltung: Erik Brandt

a city a cloud
Elisabeth Workman was born in 1976 outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her work has appeared in _VeRT_, _Long Shot_, _So to Speak_, and _Myopia_ (a collaborative manifesto), among others. She has worked as a grant-writer for tribal organizations, a city planner for a small Midwestern town, a writer for public broadcasting, and a bartender at  the Wrangler Inn in Mobridge, South Dakota. From 2002 to 2004, she served as a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Artist-in-Residence, conducting poetry workshops in schools throughout rural Pennsylvania. Her attraction to obscure locales has currently manifested itself in her residence in Doha, Qatar, where she lives with her husband and teaches writing at an international school. This, _a city_a cloud_, is her first chapbook.


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