EMILIE ZOEY BAKER is a Melbourne based poet. She likes wild mushrooms, autumn and ink. Her book, She wore the sky on her shoulders, is out now through Hit and Miss Publications. atomicladybomb.blogspot.com
JILLY DYBKA grew up in Michigan and now lives in Tennessee. Her poetry has been published in Michigan Quarterly Review, and other publications. She works in Information Technology and is married to a jazz musician.
COLLIN KELLEY's Slow To Burn has just been released by MetroMania Press in a limited edition of 300 signed and numbered copies. His collection Better To Travel (2003) was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award and his poetry has appeared in journals both in the US and UK. www.collinkelley.com [audiopoem]
ELENA KNOX's collection, Fat Bad Plan, was published in 2002 by Vagabond Press. Her poetry has appeared in Slope:ozerotica, DIVAN, LINQ, Sport (NZ), Southerly, at the Sydney Opera House and on ABC TV. An interview is forthcoming in AC:Collaborative, Art Circles (NY). www.lull.net.au
JARED LEISING, originally from the Midwest, received his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Houston. Currently, he teaches English at Cascadia Community College and is a volunteer for 826 Seattle, a community writing center. [audio poem]
Born in Melbourne in 1974, DANIEL LLOYD graduated from secondary college in 1992. He's completed various courses, including Diplomas in Visual Art, and Professional Writing and Editing, both attained at Chisholm Institute, Frankston. He currently studies fashion design at RMIT University. [audio poem]
Born in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, SIOBHAN LOGAN now lives in Leicester. Her poems feature in various anthologies, as well as an exhibition of poetry and digital art about the Northern Lights. A dance company choreographed her story, 'Bodywrapped'.
EILEEN TABIOS has written ten poetry collections, a collection of art essays and a short story bookmost recently The Secret Lives of Punctuations, Vol. I (xPress(ed), 2006) and I Take Thee, English, For My Beloved (Marsh Hawk Press, 2005). angelicpoker.blogspot.com
MAUREEN THORSON lives in Washington, D.C., where she is sometimes a lawyer. In her spare time, she writes poems and attempts to coax vegetables to sprout from a wide variety of plants. www.reenhead.com/mole/mole.php [audio poem]
ANDREW J WILSON lives in Edinburgh with his wife and son. His short stories and poems have appeared all over the world, both in print and online, but he also performs them live on stage. [audio poem]
MAIKE ZOCK writes: 'I am in my late twenties and usually write fantasy, science fiction and spy stories. When Twin Peaks first aired, it touched my heart and even today its bizarre symbolism and mystery continues to inspire me.'