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Rory Waterman

Rory Waterman is writing a PhD thesis on British poetry in the late twentieth century at the University of Leicester. His poetry and critical prose has appeared in a number of magazines and journals.

William Conelly

Born in rural Iowa in 1943, William Conelly attended and then quit the Air Force Academy in the early 60's.  He then completed both Bachelor's and Master's Degrees at UC, Santa Barbara, under direction of the much-acclaimed poet Edgar Bowers and, 1969, moved to Massachusetts.  Over 30 odd years in that state he held various jobs in passing or part time —sales, transportation services, research, advertising and freelance writing— before settling into teaching freshman comp at Westfield State College.

Timothy Steele

Timothy Steele has published four collections of poems: Uncertainties and Rest (1979); Sapphics against Anger and Other Poems (1986); The Color Wheel (1994); and Toward the Winter Solstice (2006). The first two of these titles were reissued in 1995 in a joint volume, Sapphics and Uncertainties. He has also published two books of literary criticism—Missing Measures (1990) and All the Fun’s in How You Say a Thing (1999)—and is the editor of The Poems of J. V. Cunningham (1997).

Memye Curtis Tucker

Memye Curtis Tucker is author of The Watchers (Hollis Summers Poetry Prize, Ohio University Press) and the prizewinning chapbooks Admit One (State Street Press), Storm Line (Palanquin Press), and Holding Patterns (Poetry Atlanta Press). Her poems have appeared in numerous print journals and anthologies. A MacDowell and VCCA Fellow, she holds a Ph.D.

Dick Davis

A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in London, Dick Davis is currently Professor of Persian and Chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at Ohio State University.

A. E. Stallings

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Christophe Fricker

Christophe Fricker is the German translator of Edgar Bowers, Dick Davis, Timothy Steele, Joshua Mehigan, and other formalist poets. He is the author of one book of poetry, Das schöne Auge des Betrachters (The Beautiful Eye of the Beholder) which appeared with Johannes Frank in Berlin in 2008 and was awarded the Hermann Hesse Förderpreis 2009. His collection of travel writing, Larkin Terminal, appeared in 2009. Both books deal with linkages between friendship, travel, and language. Included in Larkin Terminal are essays on three formalist poets.

Michael R. Burch

Michael R. Burch is the editor of The HyperTexts. He has three Pushcart nominations and his poetry has been translated into Italian, Farsi, Russian and Gjuha Shqipe. His work has appeared over 700 times in publications which include Light Quarterly, The Lyric, Poet Lore, The Chariton Review, The Chimaera,  Writer’s Digest—The Year’s Best Writing, The Neovictorian/Cochlea, The Best of the Eclectic Muse and Iambs & Trochees.

Tom Earles

Tom Earles is a student in the MFA program at the University of Maryland, where he has been awarded fellowships and a teaching assistantship. While earning an MA in English from Rutgers-Camden his short fiction was nominated for the AWP Intro Journals Prize. He is prose editor of Sakura Review.

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