Contributors to Aught, No. 10 (2003)

P. Backonja lives and writes in Madison, Wisconsin.

William Allegrezza teaches and writes from his base in Chicago. His poetry has been published in small magazines in several countries and is also available in, among other places, the e-zines Aught, poethia, canwehaveourballback?, Milk Magazine, and Shampoo. His chapbook Lingo was recently published by subontic press, and he is the editor of moria, an e-zine for experimental poetry and poetic theory.

Catherine Daly lives in Los Angeles. Her first book of poetry, Locket, will be published by Tupelo Press. Links to her work online, including e-chapbooks, can be found here.

Andrew Nightingale lives in Cornwall in the south-west of the UK. You can see more of his work on the GreatWorks website in the archives. The central motifs for the "Word Death Mandala" poems have been derived by processing a selection of Bentley's snowflake photographs.

Cynthia Marie: Lives in New York and loves Off Off Broadway Theater. Graduate student at St. John's University, majoring in Literature. Inspired by the poets William Carlos Williams and Audre Lorde. Currently on line at Poems Niederngasse, Wellspring, Panic, and canwehaveourballback?; upcoming in 42 Opus and Poethia.

Eddie Watkins lives in Philadelphia where he's struggling to make a recently purchased old house habitable. In his poetry he tries to be faithful to a reality that the intellect will find evermore elusive.

Chris Sawyer lives in New York City. His recent texts have appeared online at poethia, Can We Have Our Ball Back?, sidereality, and xStream. A chapbook, Mesmeranda (Potes & Poets, 2000), is available from Small Press Distribution.

Individual entries on Richard Kostelanetz appear in Contemporary Poets, Contemporary Novelists, Postmodern Fiction, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, A Reader's Guide to Twentieth-Century Writers, the Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature, Webster's Dictionary of American Authors, and Encyclopedia Britannica, among other selective directories. Living in New York, where he was born, he still needs $1.50 (US) to dance in the subway.

kari edwards is a poet, artist and gender activist, winner of New Langton Art’s Bay Area Award in literature (2002), author of a day in the life of p. , subpress collective (2002), a diary of lies - Belladonna #27 by Balladonna Books (2002), Electric Spandex anthology of writing the queer text, Pyriform Press (2002), and obLiqUE paRt(itON) colLABorationS, xPress(ed) (2002). edwards’ work can also be found in Aufgabe, Facture, Bombay Gin, Belight Fiction, In Posse, Mirage/Period(ical), Van Gogh’s Ear, PuppyFlower, Vert, 88 A Journal of Contemporary American Poetry, Shampoo, xStream, Big Bridge, FIR at, muse-apprentice-guild, Panic, and The International Journal of Sexuality and Gender Studies.

Alan DeNiro's poetry and fiction has appeared in Can We Have Our Ball Back, 3rd Bed, Fence, and elsewhere. He edits Taverner's Koans and is a correspondent for the weblog Ptarmigan.

Matvei Yankelevich is the founding editor of Ugly Duckling Presse, a non-profit publishing/arts collective based in Brooklyn, where he co-edits the poetry periodical 6x6, and runs a new Eastern European Poets Series. His writings and translations have been published in LUNGFULL!, New American Writing, LIT, Greetings, New York Nights, neotrope, Dirigible, etc., and on the web at canwehaveourballback?, Shampoo and 3am.

AnnMarie Eldon was born in Birmingham, England and raised in one tiny 2 up 2 down house in a terrace which inspired her nom de plume. She has been in previous incarnations, wife, psychotherapist, corporate wizardatrix. To September 2001 she divided her sense of irony between homes in the US and UK; now attempts her escape from mediocrity within the confines of a picturesque Oxfordshire town, juggling hormones, various children, and dogs. She is currently extending the dada concepts of Arp and Duchamp into written form, slicing and splicing a literary-infinite into 'tossed and found' pieces. Her work has, is, or will be found at Can We Have Our Ball Back, Conspire, Fire Magazine, Junket, Locust, Meeting of the Minds, Melic Review, Mipo, Mipo-Print, Muse Apprentice Guild, Niederngass, Ophelia's Muse, PN Review, Tryst, Write-Away!, Writers' Hood.

A Professor of English at the City University of New York-LaGuardia, Thomas Fink is the author of Gossip A Book of Poems (Marsh Hawk Press, 2001), and Surprise Visit (poems, Domestic Press,1993, “A Different Sense of Power” Problems of Community in Late-Twentieth-Century U.S. Poetry (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2001), ), and The Poetry of David Shapiro (FDUP, 1993). His work has been published in Aught, Talisman, Verse, Jacket, American Letters & Commentary, Confrontation, Lit (forthcoming), Sidereality, La Petite Zine, Skanky Possum, Milk, Barrow Street, Phoebe, xStream, Contemporary Literature, American Poetry Review, American Book Review, Boston Review, Shampoo, Moria, Poethia, Minnesota Review, Rain Taxi, Poetry New York, Drunken Boat, and numerous other journals.

geneva chao has recently been published in 5_trope and canwehaveourballback?, and runs the online poetry magazine rife.   when not inscribing her initials in the record annals of ms. pac-man machines throughout the west coast, she can be found squinting at the sun reflected off the pacific.

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