Issue Four: Contributors

William Cordeiro has previously worked as a NYC Teaching Fellow, a staff writer at the theater magazine offoffonline, and as an assistant editor of Epoch. He has an MFA in poetry from Cornell, where he is currently a Ph.D. candidate studying 18th century British literature. He is also the co-founder of Brooklyn Playwrights Collective and has had several plays produced in regional and off-off-Broadway venues. His work has been published or is forthcoming in journals such as Prick of the Spindle, Jacket, Poetry Quarterly, Other Poetry, Innisfree Poetry Journal and Canary, amongst many others.

Tobi Cogswell is a two-time Pushcart nominee. Publication credits include Illya’s Honey, REAL, Red River Review, Turbulence (UK), Spilt Milk (UK), Inkspill (UK), Iodine Poetry Journal, Frostwriting (Sweden), Pinyon Journal, The Smoking Poet, Kaleidoscope and Chiron Review among others, and are forthcoming in Hawai’i Pacific Review, Slipstream, Paper Nautilus, North Chicago Review, The Linnet’s Wings and Untitled Country Review. Her 2008 full-length poetry collection “Poste Restante” is available from Bellowing Ark Press. Her latest chapbook is “Surface Effects in Winter Wind”, (Kindred Spirit Press). She is the co-editor of San Pedro River Review.

Virginie Colline is a French translator living in Paris. Her poems have been published in The Scrambler, Everyday Other Things, Haiku Journal, The Scarlet Sound and MOLT, among others.

William Cullen, Jr. has had his poems published in a number of journals over the years including Asahi/International Herald Tribune, Boston Literary Magazine, Christian Science Monitor, Farming Magazine, Grey Sparrow Journal, Home Planet News, Mainichi Daily News, Modern Haiku and Plainsong. Bill works at a non-profit in Brooklyn, New York. He is married and has two college-age sons. He was nominated for a Pushcart prize for a poem that appeared in the journal Magnapoets in 2010.

Gary Glauber is a poet, fiction writer, teacher, and music journalist. He took part in The Frost Place conference on teaching poetry. Recent poems are published or forthcoming in The Compass Rose, The Fine Line, Front Porch Review, Kitchen, The Single Hound, Manor House Quarterly, The Ghazal Page, The Whistling Fire, Xenith, The Newtowner, Red Poppy Review, Midwest Literary Magazine as well as Issue Two of StepAway Magazine.

S.K. Iyer
, a commerce graduate, is presently leading a retired but busy life in Pune, India. Several of his poems have been published in print and on the Internet. He is a member of Poetry Kit List, UK. His website can be found here.

Liam N. Pezzano
grew up in South Jersey and studied English at St. John’s University in Queens. He spends his time  reading, writing and exploring the city streets.

Zara Raab‘s book Swimming the Eel, about growing up in an isolated, remote part of the California coast, came out in September. Her poems, reviews, and essays appearin West Branch, Arts & Letters, Nimrod, The Dark Horse, River Styx, Redwood Coast Review, Poet Lore, Colorado Review and elsewhere. She lives in Berkeley, but often walks in the city of San Francisco. “Beyond the Village” relates to her first experiences in that city. Her website can be found here.

Francis Raven‘s books include the volumes of poetry, Architectonic Conjectures (Silenced Press, 2010), Provisions (Interbirth, 2009), Shifting the Question More Complicated (Otoliths, 2007) and Taste: Gastronomic Poems (Blazevox, 2005) as well as the novel, Inverted Curvatures (Spuyten Duyvil, 2005). Her poems have been published in The Tulane Review, Dandelion, Trnsfr, Bath House, Chain, Big Bridge, Bird Dog, Mudlark, and Spindrift among others. Her critical work can be found in Jacket, Logos, Clamor, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, The Electronic Book Review, The Emergency Almanac, The Morning News, The Brooklyn Rail, 5 Trope, In These Times, The Fulcrum Annual, Rain Taxi, and Flak.

Sharon Temple-Sowerby is a Newcastle based photographer. She has worked on numerous fashion shoots in the region. Her portfolio endeavours to capture life through movement and the passage of time.

Steven Ray Smith‘s poems have appeared in Dogs Singing – A Tribute Anthology from Salmon Poetry (Ireland), The Kenyon Review, Poetry South, The Raintown Review, Lucid Rhythms, The Concho River Review, The Alembic, SN Review, storySouth, Orbis (UK), and are forthcoming in Slant: A Journal of Poetry. He is the president of a culinary school and lives in Austin with his wife and children.