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Darren Anderson - Canada


Darren Anderson lives in Nanaimo, BC,Canada with his wife and daughter. He is currently an English/Creative Writing student at Malaspina U/C. Darren has work published in various magazines, newspapers, anthologies and ezines including Aalst, Forget Magazine, Log Cabin Chronicles, Nuvein, CC&D, The Breath Ezine, Voice, and most recently in the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, The Ballarat Review(Australia), and Leaf Press. Darren has two chapbooks of poetry, Seasons(CNV Press), and Hidden Among the Pine(Island Scholastic Press). Darren has recently been awarded the 2004 top achievement award by the Nanaimo Arts Council.


Jim Bennett - UK


Managing editor of Poetry Kit.  Jim teaches courses in creative arts at the University of Liverpool and is widely published.


Iain Britton - New Zealand


My poetry is widely published in the UK, the USA and Australia and of course NZ and can be accessed on some reputable online journals eg Jacket, Masthead (Aust), The Drunken Boat and Slope (USA. Work
can also be accessed from the New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre, University of Auckland. Some recent poems published in the UK this year can be found in - Magma, The New Writer, Aesthetica, Orbis, Coffee House Poetry and The Reader soon.

My first collection of poems will be coming out in 2005 and will be published by Hazard Press Publishers, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Srinjay Chakravarti - India


Srinjay Chakravarti is a 31-year-old journalist, economist and poet based in Salt Lake City, Calcutta, India. His poetry and prose have appeared in various publications all over the world. His first book of poems has received an award from Australia.


Jennifer Compton - Australia


Jennifer Compton lives in Australia. She is a poet and playwright. Her most recent play is The Big Picture which premiered at the Griffin Theatre in Sydney and is published by Currency Press. Her most recent book of poetry is Parker & Quink, published by Ginninderra Press.

Louie Crew - USA


67, is a native of Alabama and author of scores of
published poetry an


Ulrike Gerbig - Germany


My name is Ulrike Gerbig and I live in Germany as a woman, mum, daughter, teacher, mediator, friend, lover and poet.

Lately I have become increasingly interested in Buddhism and Suffism: philosophical views that help me to use every moment in life as intensely as possible and honour my and other people's spirituality and uniqueness.
My newer poems begin to mirror those influences.

My first book of poetry "Every woman's Blues" just came out with Lapwing Press, Belfast.
It can be purchased either directly though me or from my publisher via Email:


Christopher T. George - USA


Christopher T. George was born in Liverpool, England, in 1948.  He is now a U.S. citizen and a 34-year resident of Baltimore, Maryland, where he lives with his wife Donna and two cats, Mamie and Leonard, near the Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus.  Chris works full-time as a medical editor in Washington, DC.  He is the editor of the on-line poetry site Desert Moon Review at

Chris is a published poet, historian, and lyricist for a new musical about Jack the Ripper written with French composer Erik Sitbon, Jack—The Musical, 

Chris’s poems have appeared in numerous print publications including Poet Lore, Bogg, Smoke, Lite, Pudding, and Maryland Poetry Review, and on-line in Melic Review, Pierian Springs, Crescent Moon Journal, MiPo Digital, Worm, Triplopia, Electric Acorn, Wed Del Sol Review, Pedestal, and Painted Moon Review.

Raud Kennedy _ USA

I've had poems published in the US, Canada and the UK, along with several short stories in Space & Time, a science fiction publication.  I've also published six novels, the most recent being, Streaking Venus.


Gary Lehmann - USA


Gary Lehmann teaches writing and poetry at the Rochester Institute of Technology, and has been the Writer in Residence at Roberts Wesleyan College. His poetry and short stories are widely published -- about 60 pieces a year. He is the director of the Athenaeum Poetry group. When not writing or teaching, he works on becoming an amateur shoemaker.

d prose.  He is emeritus professor of English at Rutgers


Tracy M Rogers - USA


Tracy M Rogers is a graduate of the University of Arkansas History program where she studied Early Twentieth Century Italian History and was the recipient of the J. William Fulbright Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in May 2000. Ms. Rogers has also completed two years of postgraduate study at the University of New Mexico before dropping out to pursue writing full-time. She began writing poetry at the age of 14 and prefers to explore the nexus where the emotional and intellectual self meet. She has never been published to date.  She currently edits the online literary and cultural magazine, The Aurora Review.


Arthur Seeley - UK


Arthur's poems have appeared in many internet and paper based magazines in UK and USA.  He lives in the Noth of England with a view across the Pennine Moors, which he says "change gently with the seasons and constantly with the light."


Some contributors biographies are not available.

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