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bios for the print issue of Artifice
John Brewer is a UK 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.

Juliet Cook adores poetry.  Recent poetic projects include 'The Laura Poems', a series of ten titillating poems about Laura Palmer, hand-designed into limited edition, ribbon-bound chapbooks and available for sale via
BloodPuddingPress.etsy.com. Recent publication credits include 'Wicked Alice', 'Venereal Kittens', and 'POTION'.  Cook's personal blog, CandyDishDoom is at www.xanga.com/CandyDishDoom and she also contributes to the group literary/art blog, taking the brim__ took the broom. Her poetry manuscript 'Horrific Confection' is currently seeking publication.

Jeff Crouch is an amateur artist in Grand Prairie, Texas. He plays at art as though it were a game of hide and go seek and has been published in numerous ezines.

Kyle Ferguson is an advanced doctoral student in clinical psychology. He has 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 or are to appear in the magazines, Philosophy Now, St. Anthony Messenger, Merge, and The Ugly Tree. A short story of his appears in Sein und Werden.

Daniel Y. Harris, M.Div., is Adjunct Faculty of Holocaust and Genocide Studies in the Department of Sociology at Sonoma State University. His poetry chapbook, Unio Mystica (2007), will be published by Cross-Cultural Communications. His recent publication credits include: The Pedestal Magazine, The Other Voices International Project, Exquisite Corpse, In Posse Review, Sein und Werden, and PoetryMagazine.com. The Jewish Community Library of San Francisco, Market Street Gallery and The Euphrat Museum, are among his art exhibition credits. His website is www.danielyharris.com.

Spyros Heniadis is a self-taught photographer and writer. He has been featured in every issue of Sein und Werden, is part of the Sein "team" as Rachel likes to refer to them. He helped bring the idea of the print edition of Sein und Werden to life. His website is www.marinatingthemind.com.

Davin Ireland currently resides in the Netherlands. His fiction credits include stories published in a range of print magazines and anthologies, including Underworlds, The Horror Express, Zahir, Rogue Worlds, Fusing Horizons, Neo-Opsis, Storyteller Magazine and Albedo One.

Martin Jervis lives in Leeds, England. His poetry has been published in the UK, the United States, Canada, Australia and Europe. He spends part of the year in India and has written a series of poems with an Indian theme. He has also travelled extensively and is currently completing a book of collected works.

Mark Howard Jones lives in Cardiff and has had stories published in magazines, websites and anthologies on both sides of the Atlantic. His new novella 'The Garden Of Doubt On The Island Of Shdows" is available from ISMs Press.

paul kavanagh was born in england 1971. he is happy. his wife is happy. together they are happy.

Mike Llewellyn is an advertising copywriter and freelance journalist. He lives in Philadelphia.

Marc Lowe is an at-times reclusive nomad who has recently returned to the U.S. after two years of living and teaching in Japan.  His fictions, hybrids, and essays can be read in various online journals, including:  The Angler, elimae, Internet Fiction, Mindfire Renewed (featured experimental writer, winter '06), Opium Magazine, Pindeldyboz, Pinstripe Fedora (forthcoming), and Thieves Jargon. Work is also slated to appear in two innovative fiction print anthologies, as well as in Monkey Bicycle Issue #5 (all-humor issue).  Marc is a fiction/whatnot editor for the online multimedia magazine Mad Hatters' Review.  Visit his website at
malo23.com for more information.

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.

Ralph Robert Moore's fiction has been published in America, England, Ireland and Australia, and translated into Lithuanian.  His story The Machine of a Religious Man appears in the current edition of The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.  His novel Father Figure, originally published by Bookbooters, is now available as a free PDF download on his site SENTENCE at

john moore williams - I believe that the body is an obscure sort of grammar, language a viral infection. further attempts to explicate this theory can be observed in killpoet.com's issue #1, and http://venerealkittens.blogspot.com (where I will be the featured poet some time this summer). but enough about me.

Christopher Morris has been, among other things, a DJ, a security guard, a calculus tutor, a bartender, an editor, and a record store clerk. He lives with his wife and son in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Brandon Mulvey has been published by Thieves Jargon.

Cameron Pierce has been published or accepted by a growing number of publications, including The Dream People, Bust Down the Door and Eat All the Chickens, Specusphere, Susurrus, Cerebral Catalyst, Lyrica, Calenture, Thieves Jargon, Carnival Macabre, Cracked Lenses and at least 3/5 a handful of others.  His e-book, "Notes from the Final Judgment," is soon to be released by Meat Hook Press.  Cameron is also editor of The Primordial Review, a journal specifying in the cosmic bizarre.

Benjamin Robinson is an Irish writer and visual artist. He was born in 1964. His articles and short stories can be found online at: Dogmatika, 3:AM Magazine,Tqrstories, Recirca; forthcoming in Arabesques Review and The Swallow's Tail. He lives in Dublin

D. Richard Scannell is the author and illustrator of ForTheHermits.com. His fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and illustration are published or forthcoming at Concord Magazine, Thieves Jargon, Torkstar, Laura Hird, Down in the Cellar, and Zygote in my Coffee.

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).

Ray Succre has been writing for twelve years and has begun publishing his poetry while trying to broaden himself as a poet and parent.  He is now beginning to send his work out at a more social level.  He currently lives on the southern Oregon coast with his wife, Maisy, and baby boy, Painter.  He has been published in Aesthetica, Art Times, and The Book of Hopes and Dreams, as well as in many others both in the U.S. and abroad.

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.

Wayne Wolfson is a California based author. More information on his works can be found at his site Terrible Beauty (http://www.waynewolfson.com/).