Issue 9

Issue 9 Spring 2012

Issue front list


Jonathan Faber

Jonathan Faber was born in New Orleans in 1970. He received his BFA from Alfred University in 1994 and MFA at the University of Texas Austin in 2003.

Ray Gonzalez
Ray Gonzalez is the author of ten books of poetry and three collections of essays. His poetry has appeared in the 1999, 2000, and 2003 editions of The Best American Poetry (Scribners) and The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses 2000 (Pushcart Press). He is Full Professor in the MFA Creative Writing Program at The University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
H. Lee Barnes

H. Lee Barnes served in Vietnam as member of the U.S. Army's Special Forces and moved to Nevada after his discharge.

Sandra Cisneros
Sandra Cisneros is the founder of the Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Foundation, the Elvira Cisneros Award and the Macondo Foundation, all of which work on behalf of creative writers. Recipient of numerous awards including a MacArthur and author of novels: The House on Mango Street and Caramelo, short stories: Woman Hollering Creek, and poetry collections: My Wicked Wicked Ways and Loose Woman.
Adrianne Kalfopoulou

Adrianne Kalfopoulou has had her work appear in print and online journals including Hotel Amerika, World Literature Today, ROOM magazine, The Broome Street Review, Web Del Sol, VPR (Valparaiso Poetry Review) and Fogged Clarity. She lives and teaches in Athens Greece, and is on the faculty of the creative writing program at NYU.

Peggy Shumaker
Peggy Shumaker is Alaska State Writer Laureate. Her most recent book of poems is Gnawed Bones. Her lyrical memoir is Just Breathe Normally.