Contributors - Issue 114 (2007)
Dan Agin has published some novels, short stories, a few poems, and nonfiction under another name. He thinks a Dark Age is coming – and sometimes it makes him sad.
Brad Chequer's play Ghost Trio had its premier at the Bay Area One Acts Festival in San Francisco. Shoshannah was performed by Stolen Fire in Grover Beach, California. Lighthouse will be part of the “Risk is This” project later this year in San Francisco. His plays Words for a Play without Words and Le Jeune Peintre have also received staged readings in San Francisco.
Bill Edmondson teaches ESL for Community College of San Francisco. He’s currently building a book of poems, The Arc of Irina K., which will include “Family Vacation.”
Bonny Finberg's latest chapbook, How The Discovery of Sugar Produced the Romantic Era, was published in 2006 by Sisyphus Press. Her work is included in the Outlaw Bible of American Poetry and Best American Erotica of 1996. She lives in Paris and New York City.
Robert Gibbons has work online in 42opus, Ars Interpres, Counterpunch, Istanbul Literature Review, Jacket, Tattoo Highway, & Wheelhouse. Five prose poems were included in the anthology, The Other Side of Sorrow: Poets Speak Out about Conflict, War, and Peace. Trivium Publications (Amherst , N.Y.) will publish close to 350 pages of poems in Beyond Time: New & Selected Work: 1977-2007. Read a review of Body of Time in The Evergreen Review
Adrian Heathcote has this to say, “I have published about 50 poems previously, mostly in print magazines, and have a collection, called The Cloud Chamber out last year (Dyer’s Hand Press). I was a featured poet/artist in the most recent Summer edition of Mannequinenvy.”
Henry Hudson was born in Dublin. He worked for thirty years in industryand then took a mature studentship at Trinity College Dublin. His novel, Beyond Pulditch Gates (set in a fictional Dublin power station) was published in 2001.He is now working on his second novel.
Ranvir Singh Parmar
Ranvir Singh Parmar writes, “I recently completed my Masters in Business. I am currently working as a technical consultant for a company in Melbourne. Writing short stories is what gives me pleasure. I am also presently working on a novel and am halfway through.”
Ron Singer trawls the genres: poetry, fiction, satire, journalism, and drama (including librettos). His essay-review, “O Ti Lo Wa Ju (‘You Have Gone Past All’), The Caine Prize for African Writing,” is in the Summer 2007 issue of The Georgia Review. In November 2006, his chapbook A Voice for My Grandmother was published by Ten Penny Players. Singer lives in New York City, where he has taught for thirty years at Friends Seminary, a K-12 Quaker school.
Richard Stevenson lives and teaches in Lethbridge, Alberta. He's published twenty-three full-length books and seven chapbookst titles including _Parrot With Tourette's_ (poems, Black Moss Press, 2005), Riding on a Magpie Riff (memoir, Black Moss Press, 2006) and Bye Bye Blackbird: An Elegiac Sequence for Miles Davis (Ekstasis Editions, 2006).
R.W. Watkins writes, “I'm probably Canada's best-known ghazal poet, as well as the publisher of the world's first English-language ghazal journal, Contemporary Ghazals. I'm also relatively well-known as an author of Japanese poetry forms, having published numerous haiku, eyeku, tanka and renga in various Canadian and American. My latest poems will be collected in (tentatively entitled) Break Out The Guns: R. W. Watkins: In Bickle Mode.”
Steve Young writes, “You have published pretty much all of my favorite writers. I'm 31, live in Phoenix and work in construction. I drink a lot of beer and have blonde hair. Please call me if you have any questions. Also, please call if you are ever in Phoenix, I would love to buy you a beer.”
Susan L. Yung
Susan L. Yung had been an activist in NYC’s various Asian communities. In 1979, she coedited the Asian American anthology, American Born and Foreign. Eventually, she became a videographer who ha traveled around the world in 90 days "On the Silk Road" route: Morocco, China, India, and Nepal. Presently, she focuses on the arts in Loisada/Lower East Side/East Village.