Friday, April 07, 2006
David Applegate is a library clerk. He co-founded Bad Noise Productions in early 2006. Their first production, "Headless, nameless / Death hippie dub EP," a split text in the tradition of 7" hardcore records, will be available from www.badnoiseproductions.com in the very near future. A second production, the mysterious "Grammar Crisis," will appear during the fall of 2006.
Gina Myers is originally from Saginaw, MI. She now resides in Brooklyn, NY where she co-edits the tiny with Gabriella Torres. Her chapbook Fear of the Knee Bending Backwards is forthcoming from H_NGM_N, and a chapbook of collaborations with the poet Dustin Williamson, Power Lunch, is also forthcoming.
Poet and performer, Corie Feiner (nee Herman) delivers her work with intensity, humor, and skill. Called "wonderful" by The New York Times, and "captivating," by Backstage Magazine; she has been featured in The Riverdale Press, the Greenwhich Times, and on WNBC for her extraordinary performances and poetry workshops. In addition to being a cast member of the renowned theatre troupe, Storahtelling she is the author of the poetry collection, Radishes into Roses, and has been published in numerous literary magazines and anthologies. You can reach her though her web site: www.coriefeiner.com.
Erica Kaufman co-curates the belladonna* reading series/small press and is the author of the chapbooks: from the two coat syndrome, the kickboxer suite, and a familiar album (winner of the 2003 New School Chapbook Contest). Her poems have appeared in or are forthcoming in Puppy Flowers, Bombay Gin, The Mississippi Review, Jubilat, Good Foot, CARVE, and elsewhere.
Geof Huth is a writer of textual and visual poetry. He writes frequently about visual poetry, especially on his weblog, dbqp: visualizing poetics . His chapbooks include Analphabet, The Dreams of the Fishwife, ghostlight, Peristyle, To a Small Stream of Water (or Ditch) , and wreadings. Huth recently edited &2: an/thology of pwoermds, the first-ever anthology of one-word poems. His most recent book was a box of pages entitled water vapour. Next up is the chapbook Out of Water from Paper Kite Press.
Nico Vassilakis lives in Seattle where he is a member of SubText. A father of one Radio. And working on a play about Morton Feldman to be presented in August. Recent chapbooks include Askew (bcc press), The Amputation of L Mendax (Writers Forum), & SPIECES PIECES (gong press). His concrete/visual poetry can be found electronically sprinkled on internet.
Scott Glassman lives in South Jersey and works in the medical testing field. He is the author of the forthcoming chapbook Exertions (Cy Gist, 2006), and Surface Tension (Dusie Kollektiv, 2006) with Mackenzie Carignan. His poems have appeared in OCHO, Epicenter, CutBank, Coconut, eratio, and others. He also co-curates the INVERSE Reading Series in Philadelphia.
Sara Femenella has just returned to Brooklyn after six months studying and writing in St. Petersburg, Russia. She is starting Columbia University in the fall as a MFA candidate in poetry.
Meghan Punschke resides in New York City and is currently attending the New School for an MFA in Poetry. She is the host and curator of "Word of Mouth," a reading series in the West Village dedicated to poets and fiction writers. This September, she will be hosting the first poetry event to be included in the Harlem Arts Festival. Punschke's work has also appeared in Free Focus.
Brian Howe is a freelance writer and poet living in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He is a contributing writer at Pitchforkmedia.com and a contributing editor at Paste Magazine. Howe's poems have appeared in MiPo, Octopus, Fascicle, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Eratio, Soft Targets, and Cannibal. His chapbook Guitar Smash is forthcoming from Atlanta's 3rdness press. He maintains a personal blog at http://slatherpuss.blogspot.com/ and a group mp3 blog at http://moistworks.com/. Howe is a member of the Lucifer Poetics Group.
Jenny Boully's The Body was published in 2002 by Slope Editions. It is currently being translated for publication in Iran. Her chapbook "of the mismatched teacups, of the single-serving spoon" is forthcoming in April from the Coconut Chapbook Series. Another chapbook, "[one love affair]" is forthcoming from Tarpaulin Sky Paper Goods later this year. She has a new manuscript, The Book of Beginnings & Endings & Other Such Things, and is putting finishing touches on a memoir. She has just completed coursework in the Ph.D. program in English at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Born in Thailand and reared in Texas, she has studied at Hollins Univeristy and the University of Notre Dame.
Aaron Belz lives in St. Louis, where he curates Readings @ The Schlafly Tap Room and teaches English at SLU. His work has been published recently in Knock, Court Green, The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel, McSweeney's, and Boston Review, and will soon appear in Painted Bride Quarterly and Unpleasant Events Schedule. For more about Aaron, please visit belz.net or myspace.com/orthodontist.
Reb Livingston is the co-editor of No Tell Motel and the anthology THE BEDSIDE GUIDE TO NO TELL MOTEL. She is the author of two chapbooks, PTERODACTYLS SOAR AGAIN (Whole Coconut) and WANTON TEXTILES (No Tell Books), a collaboration with Ravi Shankar. Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry 2006, Coconut, MiPOesias and other publications.
Bruce Covey teaches at Emory University and is the author of The Greek Gods as Telephone Wires and the forthcoming Ten Pins, Ten Frames (Front Room Publishers, March) and Elapsing Speedway Organism (No Tell Books, Fall 2006). His recent poems also appear or are forthcoming in The Hat, Bombay Gin, Explosive Magazine, LIT, Boog City, One Less, 580 Split, Small Town, and other journals. He edits the web-based poetry magazine Coconut and curates the What’s New in Poetry reading series in Atlanta.
Michelle Noteboom - photo and bio soon.
Janet Holmes is author of F2F (due from U of Notre Dame Press in October), Humanophone, The Green Tuxedo, and The Physicist at the Mall. She directs (edits, designs, typesets, and otherwise runs) Ahsahta Press, an all-poetry press at Boise State University. She also teaches in the MFA program there.
Justin Marks has poems in recent issues of The Literary Review, Typo, Word For/ Word, Black Warrior Review and Coconut, and forthcoming from Fulcrum, H_NGM_N, and the Outside Voices 2008 Anthology of Younger Poets. His chapbook, You Being You by Proxy, is out on Kitchen Press. His full length manuscript,Twenty Five Hours in Iceland and Other Poems, was a finalist for the 2006 May Swenson Poetry Award. He is Editor of LIT magazine and lives in New York City.
K Kate Greenstreet's chapbook, Learning the Language, was published by Etherdome Press in 2005, and her first full-length book, case sensitive, will be out from Ahsahta Press in September 2006. Her blog is at kickingwind.com.