John Craun is a twenty-six year old resident of Madison, New Jersey. He is on the editorial staff of Square One (a literary annual published by the University of Colorado Press), and has recently finished work on his first book of poems, In The Country.
Rich Furman is an asst. professor in the School of Social Work at Colorado State University. His poetry has appeared in Hawai’i Review, The Evergreen Review, Free Lunch, Pig Iron Malt, and many others. His scholarly writing is concerned (among other things) with the uses of poetry in social work and research.
Susan Henderson's work has appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story Extra, (here and here), The Pittsburgh Quarterly, Eyeshot, Carve, Painted Moon Review, Opium, as well as in a number of pamphlets and training manuals used at Pittsburgh Action Against Rape.
Matt Demo has lived all over the US, but currently works in a high rise overlooking Lake Michigan. His work has appeared in Zoetrope and eastoftheweb .
Tamara Kaye Sellman edits and publishes
MARGIN: Exploring Modern Magical Realism. In 2003, her work will appear in ByLine, Tattoo Highway, Poetry Midwest, Quarterly West, The Griffin, and Poets Against the War. Sellman's work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.
Radames Ortiz is the author of the chapbook Between Angels & Monsters. His work has appeared in numerous publications including Exquisite Corpse, Pacific Review, Gulf Coast, Susquehanna Review, and Borderlands . He currently resides in Texas, where he is Marketing Associate for Arte Publico Press.
Charlie Mehrhoff has gone from outlaw to icon over the years, and (as always) bangs out word from his home in Colorado. His work has been published on three continents and has been translated into French, Spanish, Japanese and Korean. He is the author of the aclaimed book Complete w/ Tongue.