Glass: A Journal of Poetry Volume Two Issue Three
Contributors Laurie Barton lives in southern California, where she works cross-culturally teaching English to speakers of other languages. Her work has appeared in juked, Prick of the Spindle, Snakeskin, Phantom Seed, and Two Hawks Quarterly. She is keeping her eye on America.
Jenn Blair is from Yakima, WA. She is a Park Hall Fellow at the University of Georgia where she teaches english. She has published in Tusculum Review, Copper Nickel, and Innisfree Journal among others. Her chapbook All Things are Ordered is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press.
Anne Champion currently resides in Boston, MA where she teaches Freshman Composition at Emerson College and Pine Manor College. She received her M.F.A. in Poetry from Emerson College . Her work has appeared in The Minnetonka Review, Pank Magazine, The Aurorean, and elsewhere. She was a 2009 recipient of The Academy of American Poets Prize.
Roberta Feins was born in New York, and has also lived in North Carolina and (currently) in Seattle. She works as a computer consultant. Roberta received her MFA in poetry from New England College in 2007. She has been published in Antioch Review, Tea Party, Floating Bridge Review, The Lyric, and Five AM. Roberta is an editor of the e-zine Switched On Gutenberg (http://www.switched-ongutenberg.org/).
Stewart Florsheim was born in New York City, the son of refugees from Hitler's Germany. He has received several awards for his poetry and was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He has been widely published in magazines and anthologies. Stewart was the editor of Ghosts of the Holocaust, an anthology of poetry by children of Holocaust survivors (Wayne State University Press, 1989). He wrote the poetry chapbook, The Girl Eating Oysters (2River, 2004). In 2005, Stewart won the Blue Light Book Award for The Short Fall From Grace (Blue Light Press, 2006). He has been awarded residencies from Artcroft and the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts. Stewart also writes non-fiction. Stewart's day job is in the technical writing field. He is also co-chair of the Board of Directors of Compassion and Choices of Northern California, an organization that helps the terminally ill make end-of-life decisions. Stewart lives in the Bay Area with his wife, two daughters, and their dog, Roxie.
Lois Marie Harrod's award-winning chapbook Furniture was published by Grayson Press (2008). Previous publications include Firmament (2007), Put Your Sorry Side Out (2005), Spelling the World Backward (2000), This Is a Story You Already Know (l999), Part of the Deeper Sea (l997), the chapbook Green Snake Riding (l994), Crazy Alice (l991) and Every Twinge a Verdict (l987). She won three poetry fellowship from the New Jersey Council on the Arts. Over 325 of her poems have appeared in journals including American Poetry Review, Blueline, The MacGuffin, Salt, The Literary Review, and Zone3. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize seven times.
Jee Leong Koh is the author of two book of poems, Payday Loans and Equal to the Earth (Bench Press). His poetry has appeared in Best New Poets (University of Virginia Press), Best Gay Poetry (A Midsummer's Night Press), and in Drunken Boat and PN Review, among other journals. Born in Singapore, he now lives in New York City, and blogs at Song of a Reformed Headhunter (http://jeeleong.blogspot.com).
Derek Pollard writes, “I am co–author with Derek Henderson of the book Inconsequentia (BlazeVOX 2009). My poems, creative non–fiction, and reviews appear in American Book Review, Colorado Review, Diagram III, Pleiades, Six–Word Memoirs on Love & Heartbreak, and Zoland Poetry, among other anthologies and journals. I am currently Managing Editor of Barrow Street Press and am on faculty at Le Moyne College and at the Downtown Writer’s Center in Syracuse, New York.”
Nanette Rayman Rivera, three-time Pushcart nominee, is the author of the poetry book, shana linda ~ pretty pretty, published by Scattered Light Publications, and is rated as one of the best poetry books of 2009 on Peony Moon. Her first poetry book, Project: Butterflies, was published by Foothills Publishing. She is the first winner of the Glass Woman Prize for memoir. Her poetry is included in Best of the Net 2007 and nominated twice for Best of the Net 2009, and once for Best of the Web. Publications include Oranges & Sardines, MiPOesias, Pebble Lake Review, Whistling Shade, Carousel, The Berkeley Fiction Review, Carve Magazine, The Worcester Review, Pedestal, Up the Staircase, The Furnace Review, The Monongahela Review, The Sugar House Review, Decomp, Chaparral, Thirteen Myna Birds, Stirring’s Steamiest Six, Gold Wake Press, The Hobble Creek Review, Slant and Contemporary American Voices. Forthcoming: Blue Fifth Review, Gargoyle, Eat a Peach and Frigg. Her memoir will be published early 2010.
Kimberly Ruth is an MFA candidate at the School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She is the author of one poetry chapbook, Said the Oyster to the Fly (Pudding House Press). You can view samples of her work at www.kimberlyruth.blogspot.com.
Carolee Sherwood is a painter, mixed-media artist and poet. Her poetry has been published or is forthcoming in Awakenings Review, Wicked Alice, Qarrtsiluni, Literary Mama, Juice: a Journal of the Ordinary, Tipton Poetry Journal and Ballard Street Poetry Journal (which nominated her poem “How to Let Wild Birds Out” for a Pushcart Prize in 2008). She co-edits Ouroboros Review and contributes to the online magazine and social networking site Read Write Poem. She blogs at http://caroleesherwood.wordpress.com/.
Shivani Sivagurunathan is a Malaysian poet and novelist who has published work in various UK and US publications. She currently works as a Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Universiti Putra Malaysia.
Kerry Trautman says, "My poetry and short fiction have appeared in The Glass Review, Fuel, Amelia, The Toledo Review, PoetryLetter, Alimentum, The Coe Review, Redwood Coast Review, The Country Mouse; on the web in Logic Alley; and in the anthologies, Tuesday Nights at Sam and Andy’s Uptown Café (Westron Press, 2001), and Mourning Sickness (Omniarts 2008)."
Laurie Barton lives in southern California, where she works cross-culturally teaching English to speakers of other languages. Her work has appeared in juked, Prick of the Spindle, Snakeskin, Phantom Seed, and Two Hawks Quarterly. She is keeping her eye on America.