Grace Andreacchi was a novelist, poet and playwright, author of the novels Give My Heart Ease and Music for Glass Orchestra and the chapbook Elysian Sonnets. She lived in London.
Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal was born in Mexico. His chapbook, Garden of Rocks, is available from Kendra Steiner Editions. His first book, Raw Materials, was published by Pygmy Forest Press. His poems have appeared in The Beatnik, Beat The Dust, and Zygote In My Coffee. He worked in the mental health field in Los Angeles, CA.
April Michelle Bratten was an English major at Minot State University, in Minot, North Dakota. She had work in decomP and Decanto Magazine. She co-edited the literary zine Up the Staircase.
John Brewer was an English artist working in early photographic processes. He had work published in several national and regional publications and represented an award winning theatre company. He was particularly interested in, and influenced by, the Dada and Surrealism movements. His website is www.johnbrewerphotography.com
Ross Brodie was a 30 year old veterinarian living in the North East of England. He had completed a novel (The Krewthedral - available at Amazon). With his medical knowledge, voracious appetite for music, and passion for reading, he attempted to be a 'pata-physian' - the science of imaginary solutions, but with a turbo charged, megalomaniac energy he hoped would connect with the internet empowered generation.
Phil Clark was born in Leicester and lived in Manchester. Trust me, his day job isn't worth mentioning, however he was a writer with a measly income and fifty two weeks holiday a year. He considered writing about the morbid and macabre strange, but he wouldn't have had it any other way.
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B Drew Collier pilfered bits of light and dark from forgotten drawers and coveted the noises that words make in your head.
Carrie Crow was a New York City based photographer. Her photographs can be found at LINK in collaboration with poet, John Greiner.
Riding the luxurious (witties) wave of obscurity, J.L. Dale collected vintage typewriters (morgan) in small town Tennessee, where he edited a local (meagan) zine. He slipped a flash (anthony) fiction piece into The Harrow as poetry and bound his first (christy) book with dental (kenny) floss. He also knew how (nolan) to chew the fat, and never spoke of anyone he loved.
Christopher Allan Death resided in the concrete jungle of Northern Colorado. He had published fiction in Worlds of Wonder, Night to Dawn, 7th Dimension Magazine, The Ethereal Gazette, Blood Moon Rising, Shallow Graves Magazine, and Bits of the Dead (Coscom Entertainment), among others. His novella, WELCOME TO WONDERLAND, was available from Lyrical Press, Inc.
'Magic' Phil Doran was a stand-up poet, EFL teacher and writer of flash fiction. His hobbies included residual type schizophrenia and pushing trikes around Cambridge with flowers in his trilby.
Kyle Ferguson was an advanced doctoral student in clinical psychology. He had published nearly 50 works of nonfiction, five of which are books. The book he co-wrote, The Psychology of B.F. Skinner, was named one of the outstanding books of 2002-2003 by Choice. The Japanese translation appeared last December. Among others, his poems appear in the magazines, St. Anthony Messenger, Merge, Quills, and Sein und Werden.
Laura Forgie was an art student at the University of Northern Iowa.
Irene Frenkel was an artist whose astonishing fantasy is immediately recognized once you have seen her works. A rich universe of powerful forms in their whimsical relationships appears before the eyes of those who are open to anything unusual requiring creativity and free flights of imagination. Her art reveals dynamic space whose living matter perpetually generates novelty, the universe whose mutability challenges common sense and opens new perspectives.
Adele C Geraghty, a New Yorker, resided in the UK. She was the recipient of the US National Women's History Award for Women's Related Poetry and Essay and the author of 'Skywriting In The Minor Key: Women, Words, Wings'. A presentational poet, her work was performed live and on radio in both her countries.
Greg Gerke lived in Buffalo. His work appeared in Fourteen Hills, Pedestal Magazine, Pindeldyboz, Hobartpulp, Thieves Jargon, Eyeshot, elimae, and others. He was completing a novel set in Brooklyn.
Solo Hawkins was concocted through many strenuous outreach programs and lucrative excursions resulting in his eventual self-discovery. Not really but hey. Unfortunately he had never been published, and was awaiting his own arrival into the great literary jungle of words and phrases. Until then he continued to only write and that is all. He was working on his first novel and supported himself by giving plasma twice a week.
Colette Jonopulos lived, wrote, and edited in a small yellow house in Eugene, Oregon. Her poetry appeared in cho, PMS, Clackamas Literary Review, Crab Orchard Review, HeartLodge, Big Pulp, Admit Two, and Yellow Mama. Rattlesnake Press published her chapbook, The Burden of Wings. She co-edited and published Tiger's Eye: A Journal of Poetry.
Alison J Littlewood contributed to Read by Dawn Vol 3, Aoife's Kiss, Thou Shalt Not... and the Midnight Lullabies anthology. Other stories were published at Black Static, All Hallows and Murky Depths. She lived with partner Fergus in West Yorkshire, England, where she spent far too much time dreaming and writing strange notes to herself on scraps of paper.
David McLean is Welsh but has lived in Sweden since 1987. He has one chapbook as a free download at Whyvandalism.com. Another, in print, can be ordered at http://www.erbacce-press.com/davidmclean/4527659941. A full length poetry collection Cadaver's dance is available at Whistling Shade Press and can be ordered at alibris or amazon. Another book of 128 pp is out with Erbacce-press, pushing lemmings. More stuff is in the pipeline and there is even a self-published book at Lulu called "eating your night" http://www.lulu.com/content/2756039. Details of round 600 poems in or forthcoming in 260 magazines online or print over the last eighteen months are at htpp://mourningabortion.blogspot.com.
Sherry Musick was an artist and teacher working out of Kansas City, MO. Musick worked in a variety of media with an eclectic assortment of subject matter. Her artistic vision was for the slightly odd and somewhat unusual. For more information, please visit www.723.com/waiting_for_god and www.smusick.etsy.com or email her ghost at email@example.com
Bryson Newhart's writing appeared in http://5trope.com/, elimae, The Dream People, Tarpaulin Sky, Caketrain, and BDtDaEAtC. He was published in many out-of-print journals, including 3rd bed, whose back issues are now available through Calamari Press.
Yarrow Paisley lived in Syracuse, NY. His writing appeared in Web Conjunctions, Ragshock, 3rd Bed, and more recently, Tabard Inn. He had work forthcoming in Denver Syntax.
Kris Pittman was born in Newfoundland and Labrador in 1976 and began writing creatively in the mid 90s. Primarily he wrote introspective or existential poetry and short and long fiction that could best be described as "horror".
Brenton Rossow had been in South East Asia for more than eight years. He was the editor of a new online arts journal called Octopus Beak Inc.
Dan Smith lived in Cleveland, OH. where he subsisted on memories, dreams and the friendship of fellow Deep Cleveland poets.
J E Stanley was an accountant and on again/off again guitarist from the grayscale suburban wilderness of Northeastern Ohio. He was a member of the Deep Cleveland Tribe of Poets and the Cleveland Speculators. In addition to previous issues of Sein und Werden, his work appeared in numerous publications including the book, Dark Intervals (vanZeno Press), the chapbook, Dissonance (Deep Cleveland Books) and the short collection, Ink (Gypsy Lips Press).
Hana Sustkova was 18 years old and lived in the Czech Republic with her family and sister. She had been published in the UK, Germany, Austria, Russia and the Czech Republic. She liked animals, sports, reading, photos and natural science. She had been awarded prizes in biothematics and took part in the international Young Forum by Right to dialogue as a speaker for the Czech Republic.
V Ulea (Vera Zubarev) was a bilingual writer, a scholar, and a film director. She had published books of poetry, prose, and literary criticism by Greenwood Press, Southern Illinois University Press, Livingston Press, Pano Verlog, and many others. More about her and her works can be found at http://www.ulita.net/ulea.
pablo vision occasionally updated http://pablovision.blogspot.com with obscenity, blasphemy, links to published work, and information about stuff in print, audio, art, reviews, and films. He remained faithful to the same woman for a number of years, but he was always eager to test his resolve in this matter with attractive gothic girls.
Jonathan Woods was a writer living in Dallas, Texas. His stories and reviews appeared in Dogmatika dogmatika.com/dm/writing_more.php?id=2918_0_7_90_M and 3:AM Magazine www.3ammagazine.com/3am/a-journey-into-the-intestines-of-insanity/. He was working on a novel: a noir sequel to Jean Rhys' After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie. When not writing, he worked part-time in a small art gallery in Dallas (www.dahliawoodsgallery.com) or travelled, mostly to Italy & Mexico.