Contributors to DIAGRAM 2:4


Claire Bateman lives in Greenville, SC, where she teach at the Fine Arts Center, a school for high school artists, writers, and performers. Her books: The Bicycle Slow Race (Wesleyan, 1991); Friction (Eighth Mountain Press, 1998); At the Funeral of the Ether (Ninety-Six Press, 1998); Clumsy (New Issues, 2003).

Laurence Davies comes from Llanwrtyd Wells, the smallest town in Wales, but now lives in Pompanoosuc, an even tinier place in Vermont. He is kind to books, likes working with artists and musicians, and has published his fiction in, for example, StoryQuarterly, New England Review, Raskolnikov's Cellar, and Ghost Writing.

Daniel Paul Eness will continue after these brief messages. Living in the idyllic North, with frequent visits to the South North, and family everywhere from the Northeast to the South South, he is mad but North—Northwest. However, he's absolutely delighted with Delta. We now resume our regularly scheduled program.

Dana C. Lipp is engaged in right brain-left brain activities divided between his personal and professional pursuits. An analytical chemist by training, he is most interested in photography and writing. His work has appeared in a self-published chapbook, AfterImage, in magazines, and online at []. Dana has appeared on TV, radio and at Club Passim, the renowned folk club in Cambridge, MA. His work is included in the Culture of Peace, an exhibit of art and poems currently touring New England and online [here].

Robert Hill Long was raised on the coast of North Carolina. For the past decade he has lived and taught in Oregon. His poems and short prose have appeared in Best American Poetry, Hudson Review, Manoa, Poetry, The Prose Poem, Web del Sol, Zyzzyva, and other journals across America. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the North Carolina Arts Council, and the Oregon Arts Commission. His books include The Power to Die, The Work of the Bow, and The Effigies.

Simon Perchik is a retired lawyer, married with 3 children, four grandchildren, and one of them, Casey, 14 years old, gave him a website for a birthday present: [].

Bob Thurber grew up in Rhode Island and now lives in Southeastern Massachusetts where he works full time at writing and part-time at not much else. Selections of published work and contact information can be found at: []

Christiane Voisin is a research librarian and poet living in Carrboro, North Carolina. She also reads poetry, cooks, drinks, listens to too many kinds of music, and makes the odd collage. Her work has appeared in a defunct Jacksonville, FL zine called Cross Section and in issue #11 of Can We Have Our Ball Back?