Contributors to DIAGRAM 3:1


Jonathan Carr wears many hats. He edits Magazine Minima and 07(group).

Don Gilliland lives in Birmingham, Alabama (not England). He recently won first place in Diner's poetry contest, and is an emeritus poetry editor of Black Warrior Review.

Daniel Gutstein's poems and short-short fictions have appeared in dozens of print and online publications, including TriQuarterly, New Orleans Review, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, StoryQuarterly, Del Sol Review, Perihelion, and The Penguin Book of the Sonnet. He teaches creative writing and works with students who have disabilities, both at George Washington University.

Dana Lipp is a frequent photographic contributor to DIAGRAM.

Deirdra McAfee's stories have appeared in Turnstile, Confrontation, Ambergris, Willow Springs, and The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, among others. She won the Poets & Writers Writers Exchange Competition and has received a number of fiction residencies. She is in the fiction MFA Program at the New School in New York.

Linden Ontjes teaches interdisciplinary arts for the Philosophy Department at the University of Fairbanks. Her poetry has appeared in Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Exquisite Corpse, Pivot, and many other journals. She has received grants from the Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Foundation for Art Resources. Her poetry spent a year riding a Metro bus around Seattle as part of the King County Art Commission's Poetry in Motion program.

Jim Ruland is a creative supervisor at a Los Angeles advertising agency and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. His work was awarded the 2002 Writers@Work Fiction Fellowship and Fictionline's $1,000 prize in 2001, and is forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, Quarterly West, and Spork. Visit his [website].

Alan Semerdjian is an Armenian-American writer, teacher, and musician whose writing has appeared in several literary journals including, most recently, Lyric Poetry Review and Chain (forthcoming). He teaches at Herricks High School and in workshops for various audiences in Long Island and New York City, performs regularly in the metropolitan area in a myriad of musical outfits including Surreal, Milquetoast, and Watercats, and is working on his first collection of poetry through the MFA in Creative Writing at Goddard College. He also writes for The Music Column at []. [email]

Molly Tenenbaum is the author of By a Thread (Van West & Co, 2000), and Blue Willow (Floating Bridge Press, 1998). Her new banjo CD is called Instead of a Pony. Her cat has a curly tail, her house has vinyl siding, and her garden is as yet a spread of compost. She teaches banjo at home and English at North Seattle Community College.

Steven Timm's work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in American Letters &
Commentary, Salt Hill, Moria, Word For/Word, Bird Dog
, and Xstream. He teaches English as a second language at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

G.C. Waldrep is a repeat DIAGRAM contributor.

Scott Zieher was born in Waukesha, Wisconsin (1965) and received his MFA from Columbia University (1996). He lives and works in New York City as Director & Co-owner of ZieherSmith Inc., a contemporary art gallery in Chelsea (2003). Find his other good work in the Emergency Almanac.