Günther Bedson is half
English, half German. He grew up in England and moved to West Berlin in 1984.
Günther’s great passions are classical music and reading poetry. He
started writing in September 2009.
Jill Burhans writes, "Photography has opened my eyes
to the simplest beauty..the light and texture of a maple leaf, the glint
in the eyes of an old woman..a child's joy during play." Jill's photos have
appeared in the following places: Photo Of The Day - Smithsonian Magazine
September 27, 2010; Official Photographer - Arts On The Square; Featured
Art Photographer - Huntsville Art Blog 2010; Lily Monthly Online Literary
Review-2004-2006; Apogee Photo Magazine - First Runner
Up-2005; Package Design CD cover Musician Terril Jordon; Featured Photographer
- Press 1; Featured Photographer - The Rambler Magazine Nov/Dec
2008 edition; Digital Photo UK featurning "Birch Bark"
October 2005. More of Jill's work can be seen at http://pbase.com/jillburhans.
Curtis Cronn's photos have appeared in Pacific
Yachting, University Week, Big Lucks Literary Journal and numerous
websites. His poetry has appeared in Nerve Cowboy, the Tipton Poetry
Review, Flutter and Falling Star Magazine. Curtis works for the
University of Washington Libraries and lives in Seattle with his wife and
their two crafty cats.
Howie Good, a journalism professor at SUNY New Paltz,
is the author of the full-length poetry collections Lovesick (Press
Americana, 2009), Heart With a Dirty Windshield (BeWrite Books,
2010), and Everything Reminds Me of Me (Desperanto, 2011), as well
as 31 print and digital poetry chapbooks, including most recently Inspired
Remnants from Red Ceilings Press and The Penalty for Trying from
Ten Pages Press.
Lois P. Jones’s poetry and photographs have been published
in American Poetry Journal, Raven Chronicles, Qarrtsiluni, Rose & Thorn,
Tiferet, and other print and on-line journals in the U.S. and abroad.
Since 2008 she has hosted KPFK’s long-running radio series in Los Angeles,
Poet’s Cafe (90.7 FM Pacifica Radio), produced by Marlena Bond which airs
the 2nd, 4th and 5th Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. Lois co-produces Moonday
in the Village and is a co-host of Moonday’s east side poetry reading at
Flintridge Books. She is the Poetry Editor of Kyoto Journal and
a 2009/2010 Pushcart Nominee as well as a 2010/2011 nominee for Best New
Poets. She is a frequent and grateful participant in the yearly San
Miguel Poetry Week, co-founded by Jennifer Clement and Barbara Sibley.
In 2010 her poem “Ouija” was selected as Poem of the Year by judge Dana Goodyear.
She is co-founder of Word Walker Press.
George Lober is a former winner of both the Spectrum
Poetry Prize and the Ruth Cable Memorial Prize for Poetry. His poems have
appeared in a variety of e-zines and journals, including Lily, Mi Poesias,
the former Eclectic Literary Forum, Quarry West, The Sandhill Review
and most recently the Red Wheelbarrow. He is the author of two books
of poetry: Shift of Light (Hummingbird Press, Santa Cruz, CA, 2002)
and A Bridge to There (Hummingbird Press, 2009). He lives in Carmel,
Born in Ottawa, Canada’s glorious capital city, rob mclennan currently
lives in Ottawa. The author of more than twenty trade books of poetry,
fiction and non-fiction, his most recent titles are the poetry collections
A (short) history of l. (BuschekBooks, 2011), grief
notes: (BlazeVOX [books], 2011), Glengarry (Talonbooks, 2011),
kate street (Moira, 2011) and 52 flowers (or, a perth
edge) (Obvious Epiphanies, 2010), and a second novel, missing persons
(2009). An editor and publisher, he runs above/ground press,
Chaudiere Books (with Jennifer Mulligan), The Garneau Review
seventeen seconds: a journal of poetry and poetics (ottawater.com/seventeenseconds)
and the Ottawa poetry pdf annual ottawater (ottawater.com). He spent the 2007-8 academic
year in Edmonton as writer-in-residence at the University of Alberta, and
regularly posts reviews, essays, interviews and other notices at robmclennan.blogspot.com
James Owens lives in New Carlisle, Ind. Two books
of his poems have been published: An Hour is the Doorway (Black Lawrence
Press) and Frost Lights a Thin Flame (Mayapple Press). His poems,
reviews, translations, and photographs have appeared widely in literary
journals, including recent or upcoming publications in The Cortland Review,
The Cresset, and The Chaffey Review. He walks in the dunes along
the southern shore of Lake Michigan and watches the waves and the gulls.
Carolyn Srygley-Moore is an award-winning graduate of the Johns Hopkins
University's Writing Seminars, a Pushcart nominee, and a Best of the Web
nominee. She has been published in numorous reviews to include Antioch,
Pennsylvania, Eclectica, Lit Up Magazine, and the anti-war anthology
Cost of Freedom. Her book Memory Rituals: an Army of
Suns was released in February by Tjgrszmk Press.
Carolyn is a participant in the active web site Real Stories Gallery,
an AIDS awareness platform. She lives and writes in Upstate New York, with
her husband and daughter.
Kees Terberg is a professional photographer based
in Les Lèves et Thoumeyragues (between Bergerac and Libourne, France).
Unconventional and award winning photography, specializing in weddings, portraiture,
property and artistic photography. More of his photos can be seen here:
and here: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kees-Terberg-PHOTOGRAPHY/108331741714
Rina Terry is a second-career United Methodist minister
who works and writes in Cape May, NJ. She spent the bulk of her clergy career
as a Prison Chaplain working with adult male offenders. She has a passion
for jazz and for revealing the gross injustices of the prison industrial
John Vick is primarily a poet. He has a love
of photography stemming from his experiences in the dark room in the 1980s.
He has the habit of buying everything related to photography in the Mac App
Store. He lives in Minneapolis.
Mark Wisniewski writes: "Recent news includes poems
accepted by Gargoyle and Prairie Schooner and kind blurbs
in from Jonathan Lethem, Kelly Cherry, T.R. Hummer and others re my second
novel, Show Up, Look Good, which is due out from Gival in October."