SPRING 2011 (Vol. 4, No. 2)


Judy Shepps Battle has been writing poems long before she became a psychotherapist and sociology professor at Rutgers University. Widely published in the USA and abroad in the 60s and 70s, she deferred publishing to concentrate on career and family. The material submitted for publication represents her return to active participation in the writing community. Her recent work has been featured in Ascent, Aspirations, Barnwood Press, Raleigh Review, Rusty Truck, and Short, Fast and Deadly, among other publications.

Joan McNerney's poetry has been included in numerous literary magazines such as Seven Circle Press, Dinner with the Muse, Blueline, 63 channels, Spectrum, and three Bright Spring Press anthologies. Four of her books have been published by fine small literary presses.
David R Morgan teaches 11-19 year olds at Cardinal Newman School in Luton, and lives in Bedforshire, UK, with his ex-wife and two children. His eldest daughter lives in the Isle of Man with the Manx pixies and the dark dog Moga Doo. His poetry collection Walrus on a Rocking Chair, illustrated by John Welding, is published by Claire Publications, and his adult poetry Ticket for the Peepshow is published by art'icle.
George Moore's poetry has appeared in The Atlantic, Poetry, Colorado Review, North American Review, and Orion among others. He has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes, two "Best of the Web", The Rhysling Poetry Award, and the Wolfson Poetry Prize. His most recent collections are All Night Card Game in the Back Room of Time (Pulpbits 2007) and Headhunting (Mellen 2002). He teaches literature at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Shazia Hafiz Ramji is an English and Publishing undergraduate student at SFU, Vancouver, BC and has been published in Other:______ Mega-zine and Ampersand. The Muse stirkes when she is taking the train, taking a piss, or brushing her teeth. If the muse is elusive, she tries to stalk people.
Colleen Webber is currently sudying English at SFU. She grew up in Abbotsford, BC. Her poetry is influenced by life in Vancouver and the work of writers such as Kate Greenstreet and artists such as Douglas Coupland. She hates celery, and loves thunderstorms.