Contributors, Fall 2009

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William (Kit) Hathaway lives in Surry, Maine. His last book of printed poems was a fancy, handset and hand-bound collection called Promeneur Solitaire from Chester Creek Press.

Simon Larter graduated from Drexel University with a degree in Civil Engineering. "Twister" is his first published story. He lives with his wife and three children in New Jersey.

Nathan Leslieís six books of fiction include Madre, Believers, and Drivers. His first book of poems, Night Sweat, will be published in November. His short stories, essays, and poems have appeared in many literary magazines including Boulevard, Shenandoah, North American Review, and Cimarron Review. He is fiction editor for The Pedestal Magazine and was series editor for The Best of the Web anthology 2008 and 2009 (Dzanc Books). His website is

Jacqueline Michaudís debut collection, The Waking Hour, was published in 2007 by Eggemoggin Reach Review. Her work has appeared widely in journals and anthologies, including New England Review, Breadloaf Quarterly , Florida Review, American Letters & Commentary, New Laurel Review, and The Breath of Lips Parted: Voices from the Robert Frost Place, among others. She also translates the work of Francophone writers, and recently completed a collection of poems by the 20th century French poet, Jacques Prťvert. A member of the American Literary Translators Association, Michaud received her BA in French Literature from Skidmore College. The poet divides her time between homes in Maryland and Maine.

Salgado Maranh„o won Brazilís prestigious PrÍmio Jabuti in 1999 for his book Mural of the Winds. His most recent volume is The Tigerís Fur. His collected poems will be appearing later this year. In addition to six books of poetry, he has written song lyrics and made recordings with some of Brazilís leading jazz and pop musicians. My translations of poems drawn from his recent collection Bloody Sun, have appeared, so far, in Osiris, Subtropics, 4th River, Measure, Xavier Review, Dirty Goat and BOMB.

Charles Martin is a poet and translator. His verse translation of the Metamorphoses of Ovid was published in November of 2003 by W.W. Norton and Co and was winner of the Harold Morton Landon Award from the Academy of American Poets for 2004. His most recent book of poems, Starting from Sleep: New and Selected Poems, published in July 2002 by the Sewanee Writersí Series/ The Overlook Press, was a finalist for the Lenore Marshall Award of the Academy of American Poets. His other books of poems include Steal The Bacon and What The Darkness Proposes, both published by the Johns Hopkins University Press. Johns Hopkins also published his translation of the poems of Catullus, and his critical introduction to the Latin poetís work appears as one of the volumes in the Yale University Pressí Hermes Series. His poems have appeared in Poetry, The New Yorker, The Hudson Review, Boulevard, The Threepenny Review, and in many other magazines and anthologies. He is the recipient of a Bess Hokin Award from Poetry, a 2001 Pushcart Prize, and fellowships from the Ingram Merrill Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2005, he received an Award for Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He has taught at Syracuse University, the Sewanee Writers Conference, the West Chester Conference on Form and Narrative in Poetry, and the Unterberg Center of the 92nd Street YMHA. He is currently on the faculties of the Stonecoast MFA Program and the School of letters of The University of the South. In 2005, he was named Poet in Residence at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York

Julia Mishkin lives in NYC, where she writes poetry and screenplays. She is one of the editors of Love Poems by Women: An Anthology of Poetry from Around the World and Through the Ages, and has published widely in magazines, including Poetry, The Nation, and the Paris Review. She has new work in the Fall/Winter 2009 issue of The Manhattan Review.

Glen Pourciau's short-story collection INVITE won the 2008 Iowa Short Fiction Award and was published by the University of Iowa Press. His stories have been published in the Paris Review, New England Review, Ontario Review, the Barcelona Review,, Mississippi Review, and other magazines as well as Best of the Web 2009. He has stories forthcoming in the Antioch Review, New Orleans Review, and TriQuarterly.

R.T. Smith is Writer-in-Residence at Washington and Lee University, where he also edits Shenandoah, which will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2010 with a Flannery O'Connor issue. Two of his poetry collections -- Messenger and Outlaw Style -- have received the library of Virginia annual poetry prize. His work has appeared in Best American Short Stories, Best American Poetry, the Pushcart Prize Anthology and Best American Mystery Stories. He was educated at Georgia Tech, UNCC and Appalachian State University and lives in Rockbridge County, Virginia with his wife, the poet Sarah Kennedy.

Kevin Spaide lives in Madrid with his wife and son. His work has appeared in The Summerset Review, Frigg, Dogmatika, Ghoti, The Flash Anthology (Social Disease) and other places.

Chika Unigwe was born and raised in Enugu, Nigeria. She has a B.A degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a Ph.D from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. A UNESCO-Aschebrg fellow and a Rockefeller Foundation fellow, her most recent novel is On Black Sisters' Street (Jonathan Cape, 2009).

Dimitre Zlatinov was born in Bulgaria . He lives in Sydney, Australia with his wife and son. His novel Extorted Souls was published in 1994. His play The Streets With No Names was a finalist at the National Playwrights Competition for a new Bulgarian play in 2001, it was later produced and had over 75 performances. His short stories, plays and articles have appeared in numerous Bulgarian literary journals and newspapers.



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