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She was born in Canada of immigrant parents. She spent most of her life
in the extreme climates of Winnipeg, Toronto, New York and Connecticut.
She was a professional singer for many years, first in Canada, then in
New York as a Columbia Recording Artist, a guest artist on CBS's Camera
Three, a soloist with the New York Pro Musica, and in concert and recital
appearances. In the late seventies, she made the transition from concert
soprano to full time poet, editor, performance artist. She began the publication
Poets On: a theme-oriented poetry journal, and was its editor for its
twenty year life. She has frequently appeared in Internet publications,
hard copy magazines and anthologies. Her book Between One Future
And The Next, Papier- Mache Press, was published in 1995. Her new hard
copy collection of poems .The Moon Inside. (Gravity/Newton's Baby Press)
is scheduled to appear on December 1st, 1999. Orders accepted
He served as director of the SUNY Farmingdale Visiting Writers Program
for 18 years and was the originator of the Paumanok Poetry Award. His
books include Mortal Companions (1977), The Firewalkers
(1996), Blood to Remember: American Poets on the Holocaust
(1991), and The Death Mazurka (Texas Tech, 1989), which was listed
by Choice as one of the outstanding books of the year. Fishman
currently serves as poetry editor for Gaia (www.whistle.org)
and Cistercian Studies Quarterly, and he is a poetry consultant
for the U. S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. His many awards
include a New York State Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (1995), the
Ann Stanford Poetry Prize of the Southern California Anthology
(1996), and the Eve of St. Agnes Award from Negative Capability
He is a chiropractor who has recently discovered his bent for writing
poetry. Through the course of his life, he has been a chemist and
a mountain climber, a healer and a poet. He enjoys independent films
and anything having to do with Nepal. You can find out more about
his work at www.energyclinic.com.
She is a Pacific NW poet and editor who enjoys her bunnies and her garden
very much. She and her husband love to travel. On their most recent trip,
they had a chance to paint in Paris-- now that's poetry!
She is a novice at writing poetry and loves every second of it. Jo Jo
is a non-fiction writer and screenwriter trying to find a home for her
non-fiction works. Jo Jo is also an actor specializing in voice over.
She lives in Seattle where she and her husband perform their music and
poetry as Night & Lady Hawk. Her poems have been published in journals
such as American Tanka, PoetsWest, and Pandora.s Hope Project; anthologies
such as Start With Leaves, Old Growth, and Dreamscape; and online at New
Works Review, Gaia, and A Father.s Grief. Her book, Che-wa,
was published by CJ Ink in January 1999. She and her husband have
recently started KotaPress in memory of their son and have released several
titles through this press. (email@example.com)
He has been singer, composer, and song writer since Hector was a pup.
You can often find him in various Seattle venues performing his music
live with his poet wife. He also enjoys his day job of creating
web sites.if you like what you see here, then you like his work.
He and his wife started KotaPress in memory of their son Dakota. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
She is, among other things, a first generation New York Italian Amazon
leather Buddhist butch in recovery. She holds Federal Aviation Administration
commercial pilot certificate number 131407693, and certainly knows how
to stall, and how to recover. Her goal is to embody the sacred, the profane
and the moment they ride in on.
Claudia has been employed as an Alaskan bush pilot, merchant mariner,
street junkie, fisheries science technician, hypnotist and computer programmer.
Her first collection of poems, Stealing Fire, was nominated for the 1997
Lambda Book Award. Her second book, Reading the River, was released in
October 1998 and has also been nominated for the Lambda Book Award. She
was awarded a Hedgebook fellowship in 1997. She is the founder and managing
editor of Whiteaker Press.
She currently writes and teaches in Seattle, Washington and occasionally
moonlights as a pilot in Southeast and Western Alaska.
"I have been taking pictures for quite some time, but I really got
passionate about it 8 years ago. I especially enjoy capturing people's
natural relaxed selves in black & white portraiture, and capturing
nature in all it's glorious displays." (email@example.com)
She has been writing poetry since her children were small. She has
also put a lot of creative energy into her sewing as she was often making
clothes for herself and her six children. She now enjoys sewing
for her grandchildren as Halloween and other occasions require.
When it comes to poetry, she writes what she feels and can be inspired
by anything from a piece of music to a piece of jewelry.
She has approximately two hundred and fifty poems published in magazines
and journals such as The Atlanta Review, Mississippi Mud, The Seattle
Review, The Spoon River Poetry Review, Puerto Del Sol, Southern
Poetry Review, Blue Unicorn, and more poems are forthcoming in Sing
Heavenly Muse! and Poet Lore. Her books include Cave
Poems from Lone Willow Press (1998), Tishku, After She Created
Men from Lone Willow Press (1996), and Living With It from
Wampeter Press (1983). She lives with her husband in Olympia, Washington.
She is the Seattle dwelling, love child of Alfred E. Newman and Ladybird
Johnson. She is and has been an ESL Instructor, Peace Corps Volunteer,
Writing Major, butcher, baker, and film freak.