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about the contributors

Bruce Andrews' essays were recently collected in Paradise & Method: Poetics & Praxis (Northwestern University Press, 1996) and a book of poems, Designated Heartbeat, is forthcoming from Sun & Moon Press.

Michael Basinski's work has appeared in numerous magazines including Mere Capitalist, Red Hot Slag and The Enthusiastic Idealism of Another. This summer Luigi-Bod Drake's Burning Press will publish his STRANGE THINGS BEGIN TO HAPPEN WHEN A METEOR CRASHES IN THE ARIZONA DESERT. He is the Assistant Curator of the Poetry/Rare Books Collection of the University Libraries, SUNY at Buffalo.

Joel Bettridge is a Ph.D student at SUNY at Buffalo. He has poems forthcoming in Kiosk. Trifecta Press will soon publish a chapbook of his poems.

Lyn R. Bigare, Pam Kerster and Haun Tanstrap are poets and filmmakers from Terre Haute, Indiana. Their collaborative film, The Green Stiffy, will be available someday.

Dan Carey is a high school student in Alden, New York.

Stu Fuchs is a free lance musician / noise-maker based in Buffalo, NY. Primarily a classical guitarist, he enjoys playing jazz and improvising on everything from Bouzouki to homemade instruments.

Loss Pequeño Glazier is Director of the Electronic Poetry Center. His recent books include The Parts (Meow Press, 1995) and Leaving Loss Glazier (Paisán Press, 1997). He is presently completing a book on electronic hypertextual poetries.

Kenneth Goldsmith is the editor of Ubuweb, one of the most terrific poetry sites on the web. His book No. 111 2.7.93-10.20.96 is highly recommended by the editor.

Loren Goodman is a Ph.D strudel at SUNY at Buffalo. He edits the poetry section of Kiosk.

Hank Lazer's recent books include 3 of 10 (Chax Press, 1996) and Early Days of the Lang Dynasty (Meow Press, 1996). Along with Jake Berry and Jack Foley, he will be a contributor to the next issue of Mythosphere. He is Assistant Vice President of The University of Alabama.

Paul Morin lives in Buffalo. He received an MFA from the University of New Hampshire in 1996.

Alice Notley's recently published books include The Descent of Alette and Mysteries of Small Houses, both from Penguin Books. She lives in Paris, where she is the co-editor of Gare du Nord with Douglas Oliver.

Nate Patrus lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he is an actor, director and playwright (as well as the Phartistic Director) for Uncle Eddy's Theatre Company.

Mark Peters is a Ph.D student at SUNY at Buffalo. He is the editor of deluxe rubber chicken, and has published two chapbooks of poetry: Falling Down (Runaway Spoon Press, 1997) and The Right Blonde (nominative press collective, 1998).

Joan Retallack is the author of AFTERRIMAGES and MUSICAGE, both from Wesleyan University Press, as well as Errata 5uite, an Edge Book. How To Do Things With Words is forthcoming from Sun & Moon. She is currently finishing a book of essays, The Poethical Wager.

Tom Weller recently received his Master of Arts from Indiana State University. His play Nesting was selected as a finalist for the 1998 ACTF regional playwrighting award.

May 1998