Gary Barwin is active as a writer, composer, and performer. His music and writings have been published and presented in Canada, the U.S., Japan, and Europe. His writing and visual texts have appeared in over 300 chapbooks, anthologies, and magazines, including Geist, The Walrus, Rampike, and Drunken Boat. This year, his chapbook, Inverting The Deer (serif of nottingham) was a co-winner of the bpNichol Chapbook Award. His publications include the forthcoming porcupinity of the stars (Coach House), Chora Sea [with Greg Betts] (Emergency Response Unit), anus porcupine eyebrow (Paper Kite), Inverting The Deer (serif of nottingham), Punctuation Funnies (serif of nottingham) and frogments from the frag pool [with Derek Beaulieu] (Mercury Press). Barwin lives in Hamilton, Ontario with his wife, three children, his dog, and a fear of the family car. He blogs [here]
Darby Hudson is an illustrator and a drawerer from Melbourne, Australia. He has a website [here]
Amy Lawless is originally from Boston and lives in Brooklyn. Her first book of poems, Noctis Licentia, was published by Black Maze Books in 2008.
Thomas Patrick Levy's work can be found in or is forthcoming from Pear Noir!, Qarrtsiluni, New York Quarterly, and various other journals and publications. He blogs occasionally [here]
Conor Robin Madigan writes sentences. His work can and will be found in The New York Tyrant, Wigleaf, No Colony, Ekleksographia, and other literary places.
Michael Rerick is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Cincinatti. His full-length collection, In Ways Impossible To Fold, is out with Marsh Hawk Press and he has a chapbook, X-Ray, out with Flying Guillotine Press.
Marcus Slease was born in Portadown, N. Ireland in 1974. He is the author of Godzenie (Blazevox Books 2009) and This is the Motherfucking Remix (co-authored with Brian Howe, Scantily Clad Press). His poetry has appeared, or is forthcoming in numerous literary journals including: Talisman, Action, Yes; Forklift, Ohio; Past Simple, Streetcake, Fascicle, Conduit, and DIAGRAM. He is a nomadic poet and has lived in various places such as: Seoul, Korea; Osaka, Japan; Katowice, Poland; London, U.K.; Milton Keynes, U.K.; Seattle, Las Vegas, Greensboro, North Carolina; Ogden, Utah; Bellingham, WA; Portadown, N. Ireland and so on. Currently, he teaches English as a foreign language at Regents College in Elblag, Poland. He is currently working on a cross-cultural collaboration project with Polish, Danish, British, and American poets. You can check out his reflections, dilemmas, multimedia projects, and poems in process [here]
Zack Sternwalker lives in Pittsburgh, PA. He works as a cook.
Catherine Wing's first book of poems, Enter Invisible, was published by Sarabande Books and was nominated for a 2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her poems have appeared in journals such as Chicago Review, Field, The New Republic, and Poetry. She teaches at Shippensburg University.