Joe Bisz teaches creative writing and literature at Binghamton University. His writing has appeared in a few journals and anthologies, including Romantics Quarterly, Blueline, The Minetta Review, and Rattlecat Press's Coloring Book. He is the Managing Editor of the media and cultural studies journal To the Quick, Faculty Advisor to Binghamton University's literary journal Harpur Palate, and Editor of the new online literary journal Potion. [email]

D. J. Dolack is currently writing from a chair in Asheville, NC. He is an original member of Boston's Guerilla Poets, the founder of Eye For An Iris Press, and has published in journals such as Gangsters in Concrete and The Columbia Poetry Review. Check out the [website] (but we don't know how to make a website, so pretend it's stellar.) Thank you.

Tim Earley's poems have appeared or are forthcoming in jubilat, Hayden's Ferry Review, Sonora Review, Southern Humanities Review, and the Green Mountains Review issue, Comedy in Contemporary American Poetry, among other places. He's twice been a Writing Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. He currently teaches English in the eastern escarpment of the Appalachian Mountains, which requires tremendous verbal and physical dexterity. [email]

Jim Fisher is a manager of information technology for the online magazine, where he's published poetry and investigative journalism. His notes for a collage appeared in DIAGRAM 2.6, and Mesozoic mnemonic in DIAGRAM 4.1. Recent poems appear or are forthcoming in Avocet, Isotope, and The Peralta Press. He lives in San Francisco.

Giles Goodland's last book was A Spy in the House of Years (Leviathan, UK, 2001). Parts of his current sequence Capital can also be found on the nthposition website, also in print mags Boston Review, Oasis, etc. [email]

Susan Goslee is currently in the PhD program in poetry at the University of Utah. Her poems have appeared in Barrow Street, American Letters & Commentary, and Quarterly West.

Adriana Grant's writing has appeared in Bird Dog, Monkey Puzzle, The Stranger, Rain Taxi, and on Seattle Metro buses. Her visual art has been exhibited at Consolidated Works, the University of Washington's Ceramics and Metals Arts Gallery, The Bemis Building, and in the Cornish College of the Arts' staff lounge. Most recently, her work was included in the Shrinky Dink Invitational Exhibit at Zeitgeist Art and Coffee in Seattle. [email]

Matt Hart is the editor of Forklift Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking, & Light Industrial Safety. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Canary, Octopus, Ploughshares, and other journals. He teaches in the Academic Studies Department at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. [email]

Timothee Ingen-Housz is a french/dutch artist, designer, and writer born in Paris in 1971. He lives and works in Cologne, Germany.

Kirsten Kaschock's book, Unfathoms, has just been published by Slope Editions. She is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Georgia, in Athens.

Steve Langan lives in Omaha, Nebraska, where he works as an estate seller, and, in the summer, on Cliff Island, Maine, where he works as a housepainter and layabout. His first collection is Freezing (New Issues, 2001). Poems from his manuscript "Hex" appear in The Iowa Review, Hotel Amerika, Fence, Shade, Verse, and Jacket. [email]

Paul McCormick's recent work appears or is forthcoming in Barrow Street, Ninth Letter, Octopus, La Petite Zine, LUNA, and can we have our ball back? He lives in Huntington Station NY and works as an assessment specialist for Harcourt Brace, McGraw-Hill, and Riverside Publishing. He was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2002 and 2003.

Michael Meyerhofer is currently earning his MFA at Southern Illinois University after a three-year stint in the "real world" where he floated between data entry jobs, perfected a typing speed of over one hundred words per minute, and briefly held a job collecting urine samples at a rehab center. He is a Pushcart nominee, and his work has appeared (or is forthcoming) in Free Lunch, Chiron Review, Nerve Cowboy, Main Street Rag, Snow Monkey, Modern Haiku, American Tanka, Famous Reporter, and others.

H. M. Patterson lives in Milledgeville, Georgia. She is a kleptomaniac of pens, pencils, permanent markers, and highlighters. If you've "lost" your favorite writing utensil and would like it returned, please contact H. M. at [email].

Keith Pille is a freelance writer, music journalist, and museum drone who lives with his wife in south Minneapolis. He just discovered a Korean karaoke parlor where you can rent a room for your own private karaoke use, and thinks it may be the coolest thing ever. [email]

Tobias Seamon's first novel, The Magician's Study, is forthcoming in Fall 2004 from Turtle Point Press. His past work has appeared/is forthcoming in CutBank, Locus Novus, The Mississippi Review, The Pedestal, and Smartish Pace, among others. Co-editor of Whalelane and a contributing writer with the web-based broadsheet The Morning News, he lives in Albany, NY. [email]

Dana Sonnenschein's chapbook Corvus won the Quentin Howard / Wind Prize in 2003; her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Appalachia, Blueline, Calapooya, Connecticut Review, FEMSPEC, The Iowa Review, Quarter After Eight, and Spoon River Poetry Review. She teaches literature and writing at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven.

Nico Vassilakis lives in Seattle . In 2003, his 'concrete films' were shown at Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin & Encuentro Internacional de Poesía Visual , Sonora y Experimental ( Argentina ). His poetry can be seen on the web at ubuweb, factory school, 3rd Bed, and elsewhere. Nico is co-founder of Subtext, a new writing reading series, and publisher of Sub Rosa Press.

Scott Withiam's poems are recently out in Barrow Street, Ascent, Ploughshares, Poetry East, Willow Springs, and The Florida Review; are forthcoming in Diner, Margie, Pleiades, Sentence, and Drunken Boat. He was recipient of last year's Ploughshares Cohen Award. His first book, Arson & Prophets, came out with Ashland Poetry Press last fall.

Rodney Wittwer has published poems in journals such as The Antioch Review, Cream City Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Pleiades, Ploughshares, Rattle, and Sonora Review. His new work will appear in Barrow Street, Elixir, and The Literary Review. He lives in W. Medford, MA and does not teach anywhere. [email]

Mark Yakich's first collection of poems, Unrelated Individuals Forming a Group Waiting to Cross, was a winner of the 2003 National Poetry Series and will be published by Penguin in May 2004. His [website].