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176 Rachel Abramowitz lives and studies in Oxford, England. Hans Carl Artmann (1924−2000), founder of the “Wiener Gruppe” (1952), is known for playful poems, whimsical prose, and as an avant garde catalyst comparable to Pound. Available in English: The Vienna Group: 6 Major Austrian Poets (Station Hill), The Quest for Dr. U (Serpent’s Tail), and The Skewed Head and Sweat & Industry (Atlas Press). Meg Barboza’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in P-Queue, Court Green, Parcel, Denver Quarterly, and 1913. She lives in Brooklyn and works for the New York City Department of Education. Michael Burkard’s books include Envelope of the Night (Nightboat Books), Entire Dilemma (Sarabande), Unsleeping (Sarabande), Pennsylvania Collection Agency (New Issues Press), and My Secret Boat (W. W. Norton). He teaches in the Bennington Writing Seminars and in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Syracuse University. Gillian Conoley’s seventh collection, The Plot Genie, will be out with Omnidawn in fall 2009. New work also appears in Norton’s American Hybrid, Counterpath’s Postmodern Lyricisms, Fence’s Best of Fence, and elsewhere. She teaches at Sonoma State University, where she edits Volt. J. Braxton Cooper is a 2004 graduate of the University of Iowa Writer ’s Workshop. His poems have appeared in the Libertine, Hamilton Stone Review, and Parthenon West. He lives in Portland, Oregon, and teaches for Kaplan University. In his spare time he writes reviews for Soundcheck magazine. David Doran recently received his MFA from Colorado State University , where he now teaches writing and literature. His poems have been published or are forthcoming in Phoebe, Margie, Word For/Word, and elsewhere. CONTRIBUTOR NOTES 177 Contributor Notes Mark DuCharme is the author of The Sensory Cabinet, The Crowd Poems, Infinity Subsections, Cosmopolitan Tremble, and others. Parts of his work in progress, “The Unfinished,” have appeared or are due in Eleven Eleven, Or, Otoliths, and Pinstripe Fedora. Still other writing is recent or forthcoming in MoonLit, New American Writing, Talisman, and Vanitas. He lives, works in, and teaches near Boulder, Colorado. Tim Earley is the author of two collections of poems, Boondoggle (Main Street Rag, 2005) and The Spooking of Mavens, which will be published by Cracked Slab Books later this year. His work has appeared in Muthafucka, Conduit, Chicago Review, jubilat, Hotel Amerika, Fascicle, and other journals. He lives in Oxford, Mississippi. Sarah Fang recently received her MFA in fiction from the University of Maryland, where she was named a prizewinner in the AWP Intro to Journals Project and also awarded the Katherine Anne Porter Prize for fiction. She currently teaches in Buenos Aires, Argentina. John Gallaher is the author of three books of poems, most recently Map of the Folded World (2009) and The Little Book of Guesses (2007), as well as the online chapbook Guidebook, available for free. A new book, Your Father on the Train of Ghosts, co-authored with G. C. Waldrep, is forthcoming from BOA Editions in 2011. Merrill Gilfillan has lived in the Boulder area for twenty-five years. Recent books include the poetry collections Small Weathers (Qua Books) and Undanceable (Flood Editions) and a book of essays on out-of-door places here and there across America, Rivers and Birds (Johnson Books). The Bark of the Dog, recent poems, is forthcoming in 2010. Lee Gutkind is the author and editor of more than twenty books, including Almost Human: Making Robots Think. Founder and editor of the groundbreaking magazine Creative Nonfiction, Gutkind is a professor and distinguished writer-in-residence at Arizona State University . Upcoming is his second memoir, Truckin’ with Sam: A Father and Son, The Mick and The Dyl, Rocking and Rolling, On the Road. H. L. Hix teaches at the University of Wyoming. His recent poetry books include Chromatic, a finalist for the 2006 National Book Award; God Bless, a political/poetic discourse built around sonnets, sestinas, and villanelles composed of quotations from George W. Bush; and Legible Heavens. The poems in this issue are from a forthcoming verse biography called Incident Light. colorado review 178 B. J. Hollars of Fort Wayne, Indiana, is an MFA candidate at the University of Alabama, where he’s served as nonfiction editor and assistant...


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