Contributors to Aught, No. 14 (2005)

Laurie Price is the author of Going On Like This (Northern Lights Int’l./Brooklyn series), Except For Memory (Pantograph Press), Under the Sign of the House (Detour), The Assets (Situations) and Minim (Faux Press). Her work has appeared in numerous print and online journals, including Arshile, New American Writing, HOW2, readme, Xcp, ixnay, Skanky Possum, and most recently in Shampoo and eratio. She’s lived in numerous towns and cities across the US, spending 13 years in San Francisco, four years in Mexico after receiving a Wallace Alexander Gerbode grant, then returned ‘home’ to NY for five years, lived a year in Morocco and now lives in Granada, Spain where she teaches English and translates, among other projects.

Dina Alexander's poetry has also appeared in AUGHT, no. 3.

Sheila E. Murphy's most recent books are Incessant Seeds from Pavement Saw Press (2005) and Proof of Silhouettes (Stride Publications, 2004). Her home is in Phoenix, Arizona.

Michael Riley's poems have appeared or are set to appear in Poetic Inhalation, Niederngasse, Tryst, Clean Sheets, Mind Caviar, The Rose & Thorn, Stylus Poetry Journal, Going Down Swinging, Lily, Pendulum, Blazevox, Muse-Apprentice-Guild, Liquid Muse, Sidereality and many other fine publications. He lives lin Melbourne, Australia.

Corinne Lee is the publisher of Winnow Press. Her book Pyx was published by Penguin in May 2005.

Brian Hardie lives in Portland, Oregon.

N. Graham lives in Kingston, New York with her family. Currently she devotes her time to learning with her two unschooled children, Raymond and Ada, collaborating on animations with her husband, artist Henry Lowengard, and writing and performing her work. Her poems have been published in Chronogram and on Poetry SuperHighway. For more of her work, see Graham's blog, oswegatchie, or her website She works as a community mediator with Ulster County Mediation and is active in the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills.

Vernon Frazer's poetry and fiction have appeared in Big Bridge, First Intensity, Jack Magazine, Lost and Found Times, Massacre, Moria, Potepoetzine, Shampoo, Sidereality, Xstream and many other literary magazines. He has written six books of poetry. He introduced the first section of his critically-acclaimed longpoem IMPROVISATIONS at The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church in Manhattan in 2001. He recently finished editing an anthology of Post-Beat poetry for publication in the People's Republic of China. IMPROVISATIONS (XXV-L) and Commercial Fiction, Frazer's new novel, were published in Fall of 2002.

Michelle Greenblatt is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee. Her first chapbook, "Free Swim," was printed in January 2005; her second chapbook, "Ad Perpetuam Rei Memorium" went to press this April. Her book & collaboaration with Thomas Lowe Taylor, brain:storm, is forthcoming. Between two book deals in the works & her daily fight against democracy turned theocracy she is pretty busy, but you can always drop her a line at

Gregory Vincent St. Thomasino has a degree in philosophy from Fordham University. His poetry has appeared in print in The Café Review, The Germ, Barrow Street, jubilat, Washington Review and in Xcp: Cross-Cultural Poetics and online at Nthposition, Samsära, The Poets' Corner at Fieralingue, Softblow, Cordite Poetry Review, GutCult, Rattapallax--FuseBox, Typo, xStream and Word For/Word. He lives in New York City where he edits the online journal eratio postmodern poetry.

brad flis {can be found in Western Mass doin' it up, or in Toronto biggin' it up. He pumps up the jam with poems, some of which are kickin' it online. Google him.}

Steven Timm teaches English as a second language at the University of Wisconsin. A chapbook, Averrage was published last year by Answer Tag Home Press. Other work has recently appeared in Notre Dame Review, Word/For Word, Bird Dog, Gam, and Dodo Bird.

Kristy Bowen's work has appeared or is forthcoming in diagram, Big Bridge, Slipstream, Another Chicago Magazine, and Spoon River. Her most recent chapbook, belladonna, is available from her website. She lives in Chicago, where she edits Wicked Alice and is the founder of dancing girl press, devoted to publishing work by women authors. See more of her work at:

A Professor of English at the City University of New York-LaGuardia, Thomas Fink is the author of three books of poetry, After Taxes (Marsh Hawk Press, 2004), Gossip (Marsh Hawk, 2001), and Surprise Visit (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, Lit, Barrow Street, American Letters & Commentary, Confrontation, Sidereality, La Petite Zine, Chicago Review, Denver Quarterly, Skanky Possum, Milk, Phoebe, x-Stream, Contemporary Literature, American Poetry Review, American Book Review, Boston Review, Shampoo, Moria, Poethia, Rain Taxi, and numerous other journals. Fink's paintings hang in various collections.

William Elmquist lives in Minnesota. He currently attends college and is a part-time musician. He enjoys drawing and painting in his currently copious spare time. He intends to publish his first collection of poetry 'An insect dreamer's dream' if the opportunity arises. He is currently twenty years old. More of his work can be found at .

Temporarily displaced from the Northwestern U.S., Jim Toweill currently lives in Tuscaloosa, AL.

Ian Seed's latest collection is RESCUE (Moss&Flint Books, 2002). The prose poems in AUGHT 14 are taken from a 60-poem sequence, CONSEQUENCES . Other poems in the sequence can be found in,,,, THE PENNILESS PRESS (UK) and as part of a multi-media event in Brighton, UK.

Diana Magallon is a visual artist and an experimental poet, living and working in México. Her art has appeared in several printes and online magazines.

Peter Jungers lives in Denver and enjoys watching steam rise from power plants on a cold overcast day. Looks like the sun's tryin' to come out now. Oh well. So, Aught is the first place he's ever been published. Cool. He also writes comics and makes music. P.S. Keep in mind the unconscious mind.

Poems from Jenna Cardinale's "Journals" series appear in recent or forthcoming issues of Parakeet, Octopus, Word For/ Word, 6x6, Mipoesias, Pom2 and Milk Magazine. They can also be heard at

Maurice Oliver spent almost a decade working as a freelance photographer in Europe. Then, in 1995, he made a lifelong dream reality by traveling around the world for eight months, recording his experiences in a journal instead of photographs. And so began his
desire to be a poet. His poetry has appeared in The Potomac Journal, Circle Magazine, Bullfight Review, Tryst3 Journal, The MAG, Eye-Shot, The Surface, One Forty Two Magazine, Word Riot, Retort Magazine (Australia), Taj Mahal Review (India), Stride Magazine (UK),& online at,, & He lives in Portland, Oregon where he is a tutor.

Peter Jay Shippy is the author of Thieves’ Latin (Univ. of Iowa Press). He has new work forthcoming in The American Poetry Review, The Canary, Denver Quarterly, Harvard Review, The Iowa Review, McSweeeney's Web and Verse, among others. Other sections of the abecedarian suite Alpahville are online at 42opus, eratio, Tarpaulin Sky and Word for / Word. He teaches at Emerson College.

Mark Kanak is a writer and translator splitting time between Chicago and Berlin. Translation and work has appeared (or is upcoming in) in Prague Literary Review, Umelec, Text’s Bones, POM2 , Big Bridge, traverse, Gam, nth position, 3 a.m. and so on. The e-book ‘numbers’ by poetic inhalation appeared 2004, a dual-language collection called ‘abstürze/crashes’ is upcoming from xPressed. Recent translations (into English) include ‘Helicopter Hysteria’ by Heinrich Dubel, selected work from Austrian author Peter Pessl including his book of short stories, ‘Aquamarine’, and (into German) ‘schlitzrosäugig verschlingen schatten’ by Matthew Wascovich / Elisa Ambrogio (Slow Toe Press) as well as short stories by Bulgarian author Zdravka Evtimova.

Douglas Barbour lives in Edmonton, Alberta. Recent books of poetry: Fragmenting Body etc. (NeWest Press / SALT Publishing 2000), Breath Takes (Wolsak & Wynn 2001), A Flame on the Spanish Stairs (greenboathousebooks 2002). Critical works on Daphne Marlatt, John Newlove, bpNichol, and Michael Ondaatje, and Lyric / Anti-lyric: essays on contemporary poetry (NeWest Press 2001). He and Stephen Scobie, his partner in the sound poetry duo, Re: Sounding, edited the CD, Carnivocal: A celebration of sound poetry (Red Deer Press & Omikron Publishing 1999). He was inaugurated into the City of Edmonton Cultural Hall of Fame in 2003.

Derek White has other recent or forthcoming work in Post Road, Diagram, Tarpaulin Sky, BlazeVOX, Call: Review, perspektive and elsewhere. He has some collected works and collaborations available from his own Calamari Press (, including a collaboration with Wendy Collin Sorin entitled "P.S. At Least We Died Trying To Make You in the Backseat of a Taxidermist," from which these pieces were excerpted.

Wendy Collin Sorin, a resident of Cleveland Heights, received her B.F.A. in printmaking in 1993 from The Cleveland Institute of Art. She has taught waterless lithography at Zygote Press in Cleveland and at Kent State University. In addition to exhibiting her work in print, drawing and collage, her artist’s book collaborations include: Strange Things Begin to Happen When a Meteor Crashes in the Arizona Desert (with Michael Basinski, Burning Press; 2001), which was awarded an Ohio Arts Council project grant, Ghost of a Chance, (with Robert Miltner), ABZU (Michael Basinski) and P.S. At Least We Died Trying to Make You in the Backseat of the Taxidermist (with Derek White.) To be published in 2005: name cloud (with John M. Bennett) and TELLTHISMUCH (with Carlos Luis.)

Steve Dalachinsky was born in New York City after the "BIG" war and in between lots of little wars, and that is where he still resides. He has been widely published in magazines and journals both in the US and abroad and has been translated into French, German and Japanese. His works appear extensively on the Internet and he has published several chapbooks, including "One Thin Line" (Pinched Nerves Press), "Subway Assemblages" (JVC Books) and "Trio" (40 Winks Press). His poems have appeared in such journals as Long Shot Magazine, Blue Beat Jacket, Downtown Poets, Beat Indeed, Writers Outside the Margin, The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry, and A Gathering of the Tribes.

Jukka-Pekka Kervinen lives and writes in Espoo, Finland. He is mainly interested of computer processing and manipulation of text and language. He has been published in XTANT, Poethia, Moria, SHAMPOO, Aught, Word for Word, can we have our ball back, 5_Trope, Generator, Score, m.a.g, sleeping fish, BathHouse Magazine, Jack, Big Bridge, Blackbox and Textbase among others.
He has published several chapbooks: 'lump sum' (avantacular press, forthcoming), 'lard plaza (xPress(ed) 2005), 'cornucopia' (xPress(ed), 2004), 'obeyed dilemma' (xPress(ed) 2004) and '[#1-#46]' (BlazeVox, 2003) (also available in hardcopy version), e-chaps '[div]versions' (Poetic Inhalation, 2004) and 'Permutations' (Faux Press, 2004), and collaborations 'Astral Soup' with John Crouse (xPress(ed), 2005), and 'poles apart' (xPress(ed), 2004) and 'The Oracular Sonnets' (Meritage Press, 2004), both with Mark Young. He is editor of xStream ( and xPress(ed) ( and works also as composer and mail artist.
He has several weblogs like 'nonlinear poetry' (, 'textual conjectures' ( and 'mailXart' (

Chris Piuma lives in Portland, Oregon, where he helps run the Spare Room experimental poetry reading series, edits flim, performs with the Minor Thirds, and bakes bread.


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