Issue Six contributors:

Alison Scarpulla
is a photographer whose work can be found here.

Andrew BaronUtah Series – is from Salt Lake City, Utah. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon.

Andrew Haley's – The Ancient World – poems, translations and essays have appeared in Kill Author, Sugar House Review, BlazeVOX, Fanzine, Stop Smiling, and other magazines. A Spanish translation of his poem "Rauschenberg's Prints" was published last summer in Buenos Aires by Color Pastel Poesía. His book of poems, Good Eurydice (Otis Nebula 2011), was recently issued as an ebook.

Barrett Warner’s – Kama Sutra For A Lost Minimalist – reviews have appeared in Rattle, Loch Raven Review, and JMWW. Others are forthcoming in Cerise Press, Chattahoochee Review, and Shenandoah. His poems can be found in California Quarterly, Gargoyle, Comstock Review, and others. His chapbook Til I'm Blue in the Face was published by Tropos Press.

Biff MitchellSleeping In Ditches – lives at the edge of the world. He has no life. He has no friends. Neighborhood children throw stones at his hovel. At night, Biff throws stones at his hovel. Someday he plans to write a book about a man who lives in a hovel that is stoned daily by neighborhood children who—through some magical twist of events—turn into snowmen. When spring arrives, the man’s house melts.

David HancockMishka The Bear – has received two OBIE awards for playwriting (The Convention of Cartography and The Race of the Ark Tattoo). He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, a Creative Capital grant, The CalArts/Alpert Award in Theatre, and the Hodder Fellowship at Princeton. His recent fiction is either forthcoming or published in InterimPermafrostThe Massachusetts Review, Ping Pong, and Amarillo Bay.

Dawn Corrigan Twelfth Floor, Fourth Of July – has published poems and prose in more than 80 print and online journals and anthologies. Her work has been nominated for awards including the Pushcart, the Million Writers Awards, and Best of the Net. She lives in Gulf Breeze, Florida, and works for the Pensacola Housing Office administering housing assistance programs for low-income families.

Dikson Limbo – is a slam poet and writer from Zimbabwe. He spent his adolescence and early twenties in the UK, returning to Zimbabwe in 2009. He has since performed around Europe and Africa and is now based in Kathmandu, Nepal until the next chapter begins.

Eric Rawson’s – Figure It, Suggestion Box, Station Fire – work has appeared in places such as Ploughshares, Slate, Denver Quarterly, and Agni. His book The Hummingbird Hour was published in 2010. He lives and work in Los Angeles.

John McKernan  – Family History, Impersonations of a Corpse, The Corpse Kept Smiling, The Corpse Veterinarian grew up in Omaha, Nebraska and is now a retired comma herder after teaching 41 years at Marshall University. He lives – mostly – in West Virginia where he edits ABZ Press. His most recent book, a selected poems, is Resurrection of the Dust. He has published poems in The Atlantic Monthly, The Paris Review, The New Yorker, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Journal, Antioch Review, Guernica, Field, and many other magazines.

Lee Scrivner Antimasqueis a writer and artist. He was educated at the University of Utah and the University of London. His dramatic works, largely reinterpretations of the masque and manifesto forms, have been presented at London's Serpentine Gallery, Tate Britain, the British Library, the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow, and at the De Appel Arts Centre in Amsterdam. His first book, Becoming Insomniac, about insomnia in modernity, is forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan. His website is

Marc Neys,The Sluice – aka Swoon, born 1968, lives in Mechelen, Belgium. He has produced over 90 videopoems and collaborated with various writers in different languages. His videopoems and shorts have been shown at international festivals. In 2012 he was selected for the Celeste Art Prize and placed six videos in Zebra (one in competition). He’s also had several national and international selections, commissions, and screenings.

Melissa E. Jordan – Hallows – has poems appearing or forthcoming in, YB Poetry, and Word Riot. Now a freelance journalist, she has worked as a newspaper reporter and as an editor/writer for hunger relief agencies. She lives in northwestern Connecticut.

Michael CamdenDown The Mine, The Milky Way – grew up in the wetlands of southern New Jersey. He studied literature in Boston and will be starting graduate school in the fall. His work appears in Amethyst Arsenic and MOLT Journal. He is currently at work on a novel.

The work of Peter GolubA Study of Four Dayshas not appeared in Conjunctions, Poetry, Chicago Review, Granta, or The Paris Review. Neither The New Yorker nor The Atlantic Monthly nor Harper's have bothered to send letters of rejection. His books are unpublished, except for a short pamphlet concerning his own death; none have been nominated for a Pushcart and he is not the recipient of an NEA or Fulbright. He does not live in New York City where he is not married to Turina Asencio.

Peyton BurgessNauman’s Installation – is the fiction editor at New Orleans Review. His work has appeared in Salon, Exquisite Corpse, La Fovea, and The Faster Times. He received his MFA in fiction from New York University.

R.B. MorenoKakorrhaphiophobia teaches writing at the University of South Dakota and edits nonfiction for South Dakota Review. His previous work has been published by Creative Nonfiction, Brevity, Colorado Review, The Normal School, The Millions, and NPR, among other outlets. You can find him online at

Rich CronsheyLucid Body – has published four books of poems. After much wandering, he now lives in Utah with his two children Rosie and Samadhi and works as a Hospice Chaplain. He is a long time student of Tibetan Buddhism. His books of poems, The Snow and the Snow, was recently issued as an ebook from Otis Nebula Press.

Rob Spiegel Only The Doves At Dawn, Viral Clarity is a journalist in New Mexico. His poetry, fiction and drama have appeared widely in publications such as Psychic MeatloafNew Verse News, and Prick of the Spindle.

Robert WexelblattHsi-Wei’s Justice – is professor of humanities at Boston University’s College of General Studies. He has published essays, stories, and poems in a wide variety of journals; two story collections, Life in the Temperate Zone and The Decline of OurNeighborhood; a book of essays, Professors at Play; and a novel, Zublinka Among Women, which won the Indie Book Awards First Prize for Fiction. His most recent book is a short novel, Losses.

Ryan Meany  – Duke – has work in the current issue of Story Quarterly and Prime Number Magazine and has appeared in Crazyhorse, Confrontation, and elsewhere.

Ryan Mitchell Non-fiction, Still Girlcurrently lives and writes in New Orleans, Louisiana. She breathes easiest below sea level. 

Russell HelmsEye For An Eye – has had stories in Drunken Boat (forthcoming), Litro (audio), Versal, The Moth, antiTHESIS, and Main Street Rag, to name but a few. He lives in Kentucky, is from Alabama, was born in Georgia.

Spencer GolubMishka The Bear – is professor of theatre arts, performance studies, comparative literature, and Slavic languages at Brown University. His books include the semi-fictional film memoir Infinity (Stage) and the Callaway Prize-winning The Recurrence of Fate: Theatre and Memory in Twentieth-Century Russia (University of Iowa). He is currently completing a book on Wittgenstein, anxiety, and performance behavior.

Simon Perchiktwo poemsis an attorney whose poems have appeared in Partisan Review, The Nation, The New Yorker, and elsewhere. For more information, including free e-books, his essay titled “Magic, Illusion and Other Realities,” and a complete bibliography, please visit his website.

Stefene Russell – A Tour Of Industry With The Holy Ghostlives in St. Louis. She is the culture editor at St. Louis Magazine, and a member of Poetry Scores, an arts collective dedicated to translating poetry into other media. A chapbook, Inferna, will be released by Intaglia Imprints the the Firecracker Press on January 4, 2013 at Mad Art Gallery in St. Louis. Anyone who might happen to be in town is welcome to come to the release party! 

Sundin Richards – The Tomorrow – is the author of The Hurricane Lamp (Otis Nebula, 2010), recently reissued as an ebook. His work has appeared in many journals, such as Colorado Review, Volt, Zone, Sugar House Review, and Western Humanities Review (where he won the Utah Writer's Competition for poetry), among others. He has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He is the poetry editor for Jumping Blue Gods and lives in Salt Lake City.

Theresa Williams's – Ash – novel, The Secret of Hurricanes was a finalist for the Paterson Fiction Prize. Her chapbook, The Galaxy to Ourselves is a collection of travel haibun in the spirit of Basho. Her stories and poems have appeared in many magazines, including Apple Valley Review, Barnwood, Chattahoochee Review, and The Sun. Theresa is active in the mailart community, and "Ash" is part of an ongoing mailart project. She keeps a blog:  The Letter Project

Ulises Conti – Görlitzer Park Blueswas born in Buenos Aires in 1975. He is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and sound artist. His music cannot be defined by a single genre. On seven albums under the Metamusica label, Conti has developed a prolific body of work. In 2008, he was an artist in residence at the Performing Americas Project, and in 2009 and 2010, respectively, he was invited to Germany to work alongside Argentine playwright Lola Arias on productions at the Munich Kammerspiele and Berlin’s Hebbel am Ufer (HAU). In 2011, Mansalva published Conti’s first book, En Auckland ya es mañana (In Auckland It Is Already Tomorrow). “Görlitzer Park Blues” was originally published in Spanish in Buenos Aires in August 2012 as part of the La Fraternidad edition of Color Pastel Poésia."



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