Contributors to DIAGRAM 2:1


Jonathan Carr is a writer and multimedia artist who does not reside in New York, Boston, or Venice Beach (anymore). He is currently involved in a number of new media/literary collaborations. His work can be found in many strange and interesting places, including several magazine, journals, highway underpasses, and his website. He is the editor of Magazine Minima, a journal of micro-fiction. Dulcimer music makes him physically ill.

Robert Gregory's recent poetry books include Interferences (Poltroon Press, 1987), Boy Picked Up By The Wind (Bluestem, 1992), and Change (The Skinny Man) (Lynx House Press, forthcoming). His chapbook, Clouds & Green Police, is available in Mudlark. His work can be found recently or is forthcoming in Coracle, Berkeley Poetry Review, Grasslands Review, Hanging Loose, Willow Springs, Many Mountains Moving, and Left Curve.

Valerie Lawson is the host and Slammaster at the Daily Grind Coffeehouse, Bridgewater, MA and coordinates the Reach Out And Read literacy program at Brockton Hospital. Her poetry and photographs appear in literary magazines and in the online gallery, Lawson participates in Optimal Avenues' multi-media cultural exchanges between Massachusetts and Ireland. Her work is included in the Culture of Peace, an exhibit of art and poems currently touring New England.

Nathan Leslie lives in Columbia, Maryland and teaches writing at Northern Virginia Community College. His fiction and poetry has been published in over fifty print and on-line literary magazines, including The Adirondack Review, The Amherst Review, Facets, Wascana Review, and Fiction International. Nathan finished his MFA at the University of Maryland, where he won the 2000 Katherine Anne Porter Prize for fiction. One of his poems has been nominated for this year's Pushcart Prize.

Duane Locke lives in Tampa, Florida. He is a poet, painter, and photographer.

Matt Mason studied poetry at the University of California, Davis, and then of course moved to Omaha to work as a soundwalla on a freelance videophotography crew. He also works to organize and publicize poetry readings around Nebraska, running an open mic, a slam, and several reading serieses himself and getting the news on other readings out through the website he runs, Mason has recently had his work published in Wisconsin Review, Bulkhead, Bovine Free Wyoming, Mid-American Review, Ellipses, Rhino, and Laurel Review. And besides publishing, Mason values performing, winning poetry slams in Omaha, Wayne, Des Moines, even the famous Uptown Slam at the Green Mill in Chicago. If you like his poetry, you are encouraged to send him fan letters and lavish gifts. Feel free to track him down at []. His chapbook, Mistranslating Neruda, is forthcoming from New Michigan Press.

Ronald Mohring's chapbook, The David Museum, won the NMP/DIAGRAM 2002 chapbook competition and will be available this summer.

Bryson Newhart's fiction has appeared in Pindeldyboz, 3rd bed, The American Journal of Print, Both Magazine, Insurance Magazine, and on the websites The Café Irreal, Eyeshot, Elimae, Casajp, Dezmin, and Pindeldyboz.

Drew Perry lives with his dog in Greensboro, North Carolina. His work has been published recently in a handful of literary journals, including Black Warrior Review and New Orleans Review. He teaches writing and literature at Elon University near Burlington, NC. He is currently at work on a novel and a collection of poems. He is fond of the declarative sentence.

Jacob Weinstein lives in Philadelphia. His comic book Dirty Boxes recieved the Xeric Award and was featured in the exhibiton of new international talent at Angouleme.