F. J. Bergmann
is mostly from Wisconsin. Blame her for everything, including
Her pseudopodia can reach from the bedroom to
the refrigerator. Her hairstyle and demeanor are deceptive.
(www.nashpanache.com) works as a
calligrapher in Nashville, Tennessee. Her writing ranges from entries for
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature to
explicit poetry and fiction for Clean Sheets.
is the author of Cleave (2004). Publications range from
POETRY to Sex & Chocolate to the
Baltimore City Paper, where two of her sonnets won
the Poetry Contest (2005).
lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She received an MFA in
Sculpture from the Boston School of the Museum of Fine Arts in 1977, and
shows her work annually in Cambridgeport Artists Open Studios (CAOS).
books of poetry include Calendars; her most recent book
on poetics is The Body of Poetry. She directs the
Stonecoast MFA at University of Southern Maine. Her website is
Jeannine Hall Gailey's
first book of poetry is Becoming the Villainess published
by Steel Toe Books. Her poems have appeared on Verse Daily and in journals
like The Iowa Review, 32 Poems, and
The Seattle Review.
most recent poems and stories have appeared in The First
Heroes, Say..., Abyss & Apex,
and Mythic. His website is http://www.larryhammer.com/.
was born in Carson City, Michigan.
poems and essays appear in Barrow Street,
New Letters, Prairie Schooner,
Verse, and elsewhere. A Pushcart Prize nominee and
finalist in the Center for Book Arts Chapbook competition, she is
currently rhyming (individually and in collaboration) in Astoria, New
K. A. Markee
is a third semester student at The University of Southern
Maine Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing program. He lives in Boothbay,
Steven D. Schroeder
edits The Eleventh Muse and has acceptances from
The Southern Review, The National Poetry
Review (Laureate Prize), 32 Poems, The
American Poetry Journal, and Bat City Review.
to his immense surprise, writes software for the Navy.
He blogs at
and his poetry has appeared recently in Matrix and
Plum Ruby Review.
A. E. Stallings
is an American poet living in Greece. She has a second
collection of poems, Hapax, just out from Northwestern.
a Midwestern versifier, presently resides in Pennsylvania.
poems have appeared in Poetry,
The American Scholar, The Formalist,
and many other journals. Her second collection, titled
Subject to Change (David Robert Books), was nominated for
the Poets Prize in 2005.
most recent book of poems is The Narrows (Four Way 2005).
His awards include the Robert Penn Warren Award and an award from the National
Endowment for the Arts. He is Chair of the Writing, Literature, and
Publishing Department at Emerson College.
is a freelance writer, editor, and writing
instructor who lives and works in Elkton, Maryland. Her novel
Crosswind was published in 1997 by Wind Canyon Publishing
and her poetry chapbook Looking for Bivalve was published
by Pecan Grove Press in 2002. She has been dipping her toe into formal
poetry waters for a couple of years.
The Paragon rhymes constantly and would probably
be rated R, if anyone bothered. Co-editor with Annie Finch of
An Exaltation of Forms, lately she's coordinating poets
to write collaborative sonnet crowns.
Mary Alexandra Agner
is at work on a novel-in-verse, Queen of the Steppe, and a lyric
poetry manuscript inspired by Shakespeare's plays. She was awarded a 2006
Fellowship in Literature by the Somerville Arts Council.