Contributors, Spring 2012
Lisa Fay Coutley is the author of In the Carnival of Breathing, winner of the Black River Chapbook Competition (Black Lawrence Press, 2011), and Back-Talk, winner of the ROOMS Chapbook Contest. She is a doctoral fellow and poetry editor for Quarterly West at the University of Utah. Recent work appears or is forthcoming in Seneca Review, Third Coast, American Literary Review, The Journal, Best New Poets, and on Verse Daily.
Robert Fanning is the author of American Prophet (Marick Press, 2009), The Seed Thieves (Marick Press, 2006) and Old Bright Wheel (Ledge Press Poetry Award 2003). An Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Central Michigan University, his poems have appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, Shenandoah, The Atlanta Review, The Hawaii Review, and other journals. Fanning’s writing awards include a Creative Artist Grant from ArtServe Michigan, the Inkwell Poetry Award, and the Foley Poetry Award.
John Hodgen is visiting assistant professor of English at Assumption College, Worcester, MA. He is the author of four previous books of poetry: In My Father’s House, winner of the Bluestem Award; Bread Without Sorrow, winner of the Balcones Poetry Prize; Grace, winner of the AWP Donald Hall Prize in Poetry; and Heaven & Earth Holding Company (Pitt Poetry Series). Hodgen is the recipient of numerous other awards, including the Foley Poetry Prize, the Ruth Stone Poetry Prize, the Grolier Prize, an Arvon Foundation Award, and the Chad Walsh Prize in Poetry. In My Father’s House will be rereleased by Lynx House Press on April 1, 2012.
Robert Lopez is the author of two novels, Part of the World and Kamby Bolongo Mean River, and a collection of short fiction, Asunder.
Peter Markus is the author of four books of fiction, the most recent of which is We Make Mud.
Kushal Poddar resides in the city of Kolkata, India. Apart from poetries, he has written fictions and scripts for television mini-series. His English poems have been published in various online and print magazines all over the world. He is the author of All Our Fictional Dreams and been published in Poor Poet’s Pantry: Collaborative Poems. The forthcoming book is Surviving Cyber Life and Five Poets: An Anthology.