John Brewer is an English artist working in early photographic processes. He has had work published in several national and regional publications and has represented an award winning theatre company. He is particularly interested in, and influenced by, the Dada and Surrealism movements. His website is

Brian Collier scrapes a living from the red-clay of the southern United States where he enjoys Kentucky Bourbon and carries on an intimate relationship with Melville Dewey's decimal classification system. According to his great-grandmother, Brian has been telling stories since he could talk. Of course to her telling stories was a euphemism for lying, but isn't that what fiction is, a really good lie?

Juliet Cook's latest hand-designed ribbon-bound chapbooks of original poetry are available via  Recent publication credits include 'Wicked Alice, 'listenlight' and 'Kulture Vulture'. Cook's personal blog, CandyDishDoom lives at

DB Cox is a blues musician/writer from South Carolina. His writing has appeared in Underground Voices, Thunder Sandwich, Dublin Quarterly, Aesthetica, Bonfire, Gator Springs Gazette, Heat City Review, Snow Monkey, Southern Hum, Southern Gothic and others.He has had three books of poetry published: "Passing For Blue" (published by Rank Stranger Press), "Lowdown" and "Ordinary Sorrows" (published by Pudding House Publications). Main Street Rag has just published his first full-length poetry collection, "Empty Frames".

Jodie Daber is a twenty-six year old part-time secretary who lives in the North of England.

Kristina Marie Darling is an undergraduate at Washington University in St. Louis.  She is the author of four chapbooks, which include Fevers and Clocks (March Street Press, 2006) and The Traffic in Women (Dancing Girl Press, 2006).  A Pushcart Prize nominee in 2006, her poems, reviews, and essays have appeared in many publications, which include The Mid-America Poetry Review, Rattle, Poesia, PIF Magazine, Janus Head, The Midwest Book Review, The Arabesques Review, and others.  Recent awards include residencies at the Writers Colony at Dairy Hollow and the Mary Anderson Center for the Arts.

Phil Doran is a performance poet, English teacher and writer who has been a stand-up comedian, administrator of the chronically sick and disabled persons act, yoghurt maker, home loans repayment officer, busker, co-editor of Tenerife Holiday Magazine, fireplace salesman, delivery driver, traffic counter, envelope stuffer, electoral register officer, proof reader, homeless persons unit advisor, barman, street trader, bingo caller, Crown Prosecution Service photocopier, waiter, quiz night organiser, unemployed claimant and Chupa Chupa Lollipops ninja figure.

Jim Fuess has had hundreds of group shows and over 40 solo shows over his 32 year artistic career. He is known for his vividly colored abstract paintings. He also has a series of black and white paintings which are an exercise in going back to the basics of form and structure. They deal with the relationship of shapes and figures to each other and to negative space.He works with liquid acrylic paint on canvas.  Most of his work is abstract, but there are recognizable forms and faces in a number of the paintings. More of his work, both in color and black and white, may be seen at

John Greiner is a poet and playwright living in New York City.  His poetry has most recently appeared in Audience, Zygote in my Coffee, The Beat, Tryst, Psychopoetica, The Blue House, All Rights Reserved, The Argotist Online, Moria, Ascent Aspirations, The Green Muse and Inscribed.  His theatrical pieces have enjoyed successful runs in New York, Chicago and in Massachusetts.

Kenneth P. Gurney lives in Albuquerque, NM (USA) and produces the poetry website Origami Condom.

Kyle Hemmings recently finished his MFA in creative writing and loves to cook, bake, and usually winds up burning whatever he cooks or bakes. He listens to anything by The Beach Boys and lives in New Jersey, waiting for an endless summer.

Donora Hillard is the author of Bone Cages (BlazeVox [books], 2007) and Parapherna (dancing girl press, 2006).  Her lyric memoir and poetry have appeared in Pebble Lake Review, The Pedestal Magazine, Sawbuck, and many others.  She has been an instructor of writing at King's College and presently teaches at Harrisburg Area Community College.

Ken Klinger is a photo essayist for Gotham Baseball Magazine, headquartered in NYC, where he resides. Being somewhat of a solitary creature, he dreams of relocating to a hut in the woods, in company of a pet crow and cudly 'coon.

Emma Lee's poetry collection "Yellow Torchlight and the Blues" was published by Original Plus.  Many of her short stories have been published in magazines in the US, UK, on-line and included in anthologies, notably "Extended Play" from Elastic Press.  She can be found on myspace at

David Mclean has lived in sweden since 1987 and has worked there in a variety of jobs, studying philosophy to an MA in 1999. He has one child, born in brixton in 1986 and she is also resident in sweden. His favourite philosopher is (usually) sartre and his favourite poet is (usually) anne sexton.

... and yet, inexplicably, Dan McNeil's fictions and reviews have appeared in print and online in a plethora of publications, including: Alien Contact (translation), Antipodean SF, The Beat, Dusk, Fantastic Metropolis, Fragment, Ink Magazine, Laura Hird, Mad Hatter's Review, Outsider Ink, The Quarterly Staple, Redsine, Sein Und Werden, Whispers Of Wickedness, and Zygote In My Coffee.

Some of Matt Maxwell's fiction appears at Mad Hatters' Review, Noo Journal, Eyeshot, Wheelhouse Magazine, Flashquake, Write-Side Up, and Defenestration. He is also a fiction editor with Mad Hatters' Review.

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S. Musick is an artist and teacher working out of Kansas City, MO.  Musick works in a variety of media with an eclectic assortment of subject matter. Her artistic vision is for the slightly odd and somewhat unusual. For more information, please visit and

Louise Norlie's fiction and nonfiction pieces have appeared in numerous magazines, including the angler, The First Line, edifice WRECKED, elimae, insolent rudder, r u m b l e, and Raging Face. Her work is also forthcoming in Right Hand Pointing and Mount Zion Speculative Fiction Review. See her writing log at for links to her work online and updates on future publications.

Dave Oprava lives in Wales. He writes. Sometimes he gets published. It is the thrill of the chase, not the kill. He has a wife. He has 2 kids. They are crazy. They drive him crazy. Ergo, he writes.

Misti Rainwater-Lites has several chapbooks available for purchase: Lullabies For Jackson through Kendra Steiner Editions, Dripping Milk through Erbacce Press, All Aboard The Mindfuck Express through Scintillating Publications and numerous chaps and full-length collections at

Charles P Ries lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His narrative poems, short stories, interviews and poetry reviews have appeared in over one hundred print and electronic publications. He has received three Pushcart Prize nominations for his writing and most recently he read his poetry on National Public Radio's Theme and Variations, a program that is broadcast over seventy NPR affiliates. He is the author of THE FATHERS WE FIND, a novel based on memory. Ries is also the author of five books of poetry - the most recent entitled The Last Time, which was just released by The Moon Press in Tucson, Arizona. He is the poetry editor for Word Riot and he is on the board of the Woodland Pattern Bookstore in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. You may find additional samples of his work by going to and you may write him at

Sean Ruane lives in Baltimore.  He writes in a graduate program at Johns Hopkins University. He has been published or has work forthcoming, mostly forthcoming, in Juked, Word Riot, Edifice Wrecked, Monkeybicycle, Eyeshot, Johnny America, The Flask Review, Mississippi Crow, Boston Literary Magazine, Clockwise Cat, and the Houston Literary Review.

Nelly Sanchez is 33 years old and actually works as a French teacher in Languedoc-Roussillon (south of France) . She graduated a Ph. D dealing with 19th French women writers (Rachilde, Georges de Peyrebrune, Marcelle Tinayre, etc…). She now has been making collages for two years. By mixing all kinds of materials, like papers, sewing thread, staples, beads, gouaches and so on, she creates a mainly symbolic universe. Her usual themes are human relationships, dreams and emotions…Most of her artworks can be seen on in the « photos » section

Peter Schwartz is the editor of 'eye' and the associate art editor of Mad Hatters' Review. His artwork can be seen all over the Internet but specifically at:  He has over 200 poems published in such journals as Porcupine, Vox, and Sein und Werden. Currently he is working on paintings for an exhibit at the Amsterdam Whitney Gallery in Chelsea NYC.

Susan Slaviero has a BA in Creative/Professional Writing from Lewis University.  Some recent publication credits include Fourteen Hills, Prairie Margins, and Wicked Alice.  Susan's poetry chapbook, Apocrypha, is forthcoming from dancing girl press in January of 2009.  She is the co-editor of the lit zine blossombones, available online at

J.E. Stanley is an accountant and part-time guitarist from the grayscale suburban wilderness of Northeast Ohio and a member of the_deep cleveland_tribe of poetry. In addition to previous issues of Sein und Werden, his work has appeared in numerous publications including the chapbook Dissonance (deep cleveland press), the short collection Ink (Gypsy Lips Press) and the forthcoming book Dark Intervals (vanZeno Press).

J.A. Tyler has recent publications in Underground Voices, Arabesques, The Furnace Review, and AntiMuse with forthcoming work in Kid Rocket, DiddleDog, and Idlewheel. Chapters from his recently completed novella Nobody are available at Blue Print Review, Cezanne's Carrot, Artistry of Life, Sage of Consciousness, and Poor Mojo's Almanac(k). He lives in Colorado with his wife and one-year-old son.

Christopher Woods is the author of UNDER A RIVERBED SKY, prose poems and brief fictions from PANTHER CREEK PRESS, and HEART SPEAK, a collection of stage monologues from STONE RIVER PRESS. He lives in Houston and in Chappell Hill, Texas.

Joseph Zozaya,
who was recently dead, only within a short time recovered from that impervious malady and is now again sitting up in bed and staring into the city from his broken window.  He currently lives in a one room shack under a bridge in Vienna, surrounded by the dust which falls from the nearby factory in the distance.