Volume 8 | Issue 1 | Spring 2007


Neal Bonser
is currently an MFA student at Antioch University. His story, "Teardrop Tattoo," appeared in The Potomac in April, 2006. Another story, "Solitaire," appeared in the University of Arizona's undergraduate journal Persona in spring, 2004 and received the Editor's Choice award for fiction.

Amanda Borozinski, born and raised in Portland, Oregon, now lives in New Hampshire, with her husband, son, two dogs, horse, and red-tailed hawk. Amanda writes and takes photographs for a daily newspaper, The Keene Sentinel. In 2007, Amanda will graduate from Antioch University Los Angeles with an MFA in creative nonfiction. In addition to leading a women's writing group (and when ever she has time) Amanda does freelance writing.

Janet Butler
relocated to the Bay Area, California, after teaching EFL in central Italy, where she collaborated with Dr. Romeo Giuli in the translation of his poetry from 1997 to 2003.  A selection of these poems was published by Solveig Publishing House, Siena, Italy.   She then dedicated herself to her own creative writing.  Recent publications include The Green Muse, Language and Culture, Miller’s Pond, Spiky Palm, Wild Violet , Slow Trains, Flutter, and Contemporary Rhyme.   Future publications also include Niederngasse, Amarillo Bay, Avatar Review, and The Indented Pillow, 2008.  Ms. Butler was featured writer for Sage of Consciousness, 2005, and an online chapbook, Eden Fables, will be published by Language and Culture, 2007. Mannequin Envy will publish one of her poems in an upcoming Anthology, and Collection:  Ekphrastic Poems by Robert Schuler and Janet Butler will be published in 2007 by Canvas Press, James Gapinski, Editor.

LeAnna Covalt,
currently completing an MFA in Creative Writing at Antioch University Los Angeles, also serves on the board of directors for a non-profit (status pending) literary and arts small press, Gertrude Press, based out of Portland, Oregon. Her work has been seen in Gertrude, a journal of voice and vision; and The Year of the Blue Jay, an anthology.

Zdravka Evtimova
was born in Bulgaria and now lives and works as a literary translator in Brussels, Belgium. She is the author of two short story collections: Bitter Sky (2003, Skrev Press) and Somebody Else (2004, MAG Press).

Roger Jones
is an associate professor and member of the MFA writing program at Texas State University.  His poems have previously appeared in Oklahoma Review, Red River Review, Southern Poetry Review, and others.

Jason W. Selby has work forthcoming in War, Literature and the Arts and the Cider Press Review, and has appeared in The Midwest Quarterly and Lyrical Iowa.  He is a graduate student in the Master of Arts program at the University of Northern Iowa.  He is in the midst of writing four novels and a book of poetry.  Jason is also a painter, and several of his paintings are on display at local art galleries in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Noel Sloboda
currently writes and teaches in Pennsylvania.  He works at Penn State York and serves as dramaturg for the Harrisburg Shakespeare Festival.  His writing has appeared in a variety of places, including Ghoti, Waterways, and Tipton Poetry Journal

Born in Virginia, raised in North Carolina, tolbert spent a lifetime in the manufacturing sector, supervising a division that designed and manufactured telecommunications satellites.  When told not to give up his day job, he did.  Currently living in Arizona, tolbert now calls it—Arizona.

Donna Vitucci's
fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Beloit Fiction Journal, Mid-American Review, Southern Indiana Review, Natural Bridge, Faultline, Hawaii Review, The Mochila Review, Kennesaw Review, Re)verb, Zone 3, Stickman Review, Main Street Rag, Meridian, nidus, Gargoyle, Literary Mama, Steel City Review, MO: Writings from the River, Ward 6 Review, and others.

Anne Whitehouse
graduated from Harvard College and Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Her work has appeared in such publications as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Ploughshares and the New England Review. Her writing has received a number of awards, including the Hackney Literary Award from Birmingham-Southern College (in poetry and fiction), the Mademoiselle poetry prize, and the Joan Gray Untermeyer Poetry Award from Radcliffe College.

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