Grace Andreacchi is the author of the novels Scarabocchio and Poetry and Fear, Music for Glass Orchestra (Serpent's Tail), Give My Heart Ease (New American Writing Award) and the chapbook Elysian Sonnets. Grace is also managing editor at Andromache Books, and an assistant editor at Sotto Voce Magazine. She lives in London.

Allen Ashley is the author of 5 books including the critically acclaimed novel "The Planet Suite" (TTA Press, 1997). In 2006 he won the British Fantasy Societyaward for "Best Anthology" as editor of "The Elastic Book Of Slipstream" (Elastic Press, 2005). He is currently editing "Subtle Edens" a new anthology due from Elastic Press in 2008.

N Ayad shoots things.

Tantra Bensko is an artist, with award winning sites and work, which is published widely in magazines such as CameraArts. Her art shows around the world. Her work as Art Director for Mad Hatters Review took it into a top multi-media magazine. Her website is   

Jennifer Chesler has written four unpublished novels and is represented by Ben Camardi of the Harold Matson Co. literary agency in New York City. More of her work can be found at and at

B. Drew Collier pilfers bits of light and dark from forgotten drawers and covets the noises that words make in your head.

Juliet Cook's poetry has been published by Diode, Diagram, Octopus, and many other sources.  She is the editor of Blood Pudding Press.  Her first full-length poetry collection, 'Horrific Confection' was recently published by BlazeVOX.  For more Juliet information, please feel free to visit her website at

'Magic' Phil Doran is a stand-up poet, EFL teacher and writer of flash fiction. His hobbies include residual type schizophrenia and pushing trikes around Cambridge with flowers in his trilby.

Adele C. Geraghty, a New Yorker, now resides in the UK. and is the recipient of the US National Women's History Award for Women's Related Poetry and Essay. Adele is the author of 'Skywriting In The Minor Key: Women, Words, Wings' and host of the literary programme 'Spoken Word Antics', radio Sheffield, 93.2FM.

Nick Jackson's had dreadful (in the best sense of the word) stories published in Nemonymous (Zencore!), Midnight Street and other dark corners of the small press.  He also has a collection of stories "Visits to the Flea Circus" published by Elastic Press.  His stories are forthcoming in the BFS "New Horizons" magazine and in Midnight Street.

Mark Howard Jones lives in Cardiff and has had stories published in magazines, websites and anthologies on both sides of the Atlantic. His novella "The Garden Of Doubt On The Island Of Shdows" is published by ISMs Press. His new eBook "Against the Wall" can be downloaded free from

Roberta Lawson is twenty four, lives in Hove, is recovering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, drinks a lot of tea, and has an Angela Carter fixation. 

David McLean has a few books out. They can be ordered at and Details of publications are in his blog at

Rick Polney's work has appeared in the zine Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet and in Scared Naked Magazine.  His work has been published in the erotic anthologies Wet Nightmares - Wet Dreams and Men on the Edge.  He has pending publications in 2009 in Avant Garde for the New Millenium and in the gay erotic anothologies Taken by Force and SexTime.

Joseph Reich is a practicing leprechaun. He has a wife and handsome little man and when they all get a bit older, hopes to return to his native land to play, to pray, to contemplate in the parks and playgrounds of New York. He has had works which have appeared in a variety of literary journals in The States and around the world, which he sorely misses, and hopes to return to as well when he gets a little bit of a better cash flow.

Willie Smith is deeply ashamed of being human. His work  celebrates this horror. He is reasonably clean, fairly sober, does not have a driver's license and has never in his life owned a car a gun or a television His novel OEDIPUS CADET is available through The chef recommends "Spider Fuck," free of charge, archived in issue #9 of Andrei Codrescu's EXQUISITE CORPSE.

pablo vision occasionally updates with obscenity, blasphemy, links to recently published work, and information about stuff in print, audio, art, reviews, and films.

Christian Ward is a 28 year old London based poet. His chapbook of experimental poetry, Dark Matter Lullabies, was released in April courtesy of Why Vandalism? and another chapbook, Slippage, was released by Erbacce Press. His next chapbook, Bone Transmissions, will be released in March 2009 courtesy of Maverick Duck Press.

Elizabeth Weber is a native of rural Illinois, soon-to-be graduating from Lewis University with a degree in Radio/TV Broadcasting and English, specializing in writing.  While contemplating an MA or MFA in creative writing, her current plans involve a general invasion of the greater Chicagoland area.  Her poetry and short fiction have recently appeared in Windows and Centrique.
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