- Pickle Lillies
lives in West Hartford, CT and grew up in Southbury, CT.
Kate Switaj is an ESL teacher, a kimono copywriter,
an ex-expat, an accidental Japanophile, a Seattle native, and a Brooklyn
resident. She blogs here.
from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2006, where he majored
in English. His work has appeared in the Five College Literary Review
as well as Jabberwocky. He lives in New York City.
David Schwartz is
the former president of Seedhouse, the online interfaith committee.
Schwartz is the author of A Jewish Appraisal of Dialogue, and coauthor,
with Jacqueline Winston, of Parables In Black and White. Currently
a volunteer at Drake Hospital in Cincinnati, Schwartz continues to
Van Doorn's work
can also be found electronically at No Tell Motel, Coconut, Web
Conjunctions, Typo, Shampoo,
and Word For/Word.
born in New Orleans, Louisiana and raised in the Slidell/LaCombe area,
as well as East New Orleans on Bayou Sauvage. In 1996 he earned a B.A.
from Louisiana State University in English and in 2002 was the first
graduate of The University of Mississippi’s MFA program in creative
writing. He has published translations, fiction, memoirs, poetry, and
interviews in over two hundred magazine and journals in North America,
Europe, and Asia. In 2004, he was the winner of the University of Milwaukee’s
Cream City Review’s poetry contest for his poem “The Shed:
The Daughter of Shadows Speaks from Max Beckmann’s The Dream (1921).”
Other awards include, The Robert Penn Warren Award, the Common Ground
Review’s poetry award, an Excellence Award from the Dana Literary
Society, three Editor’s Choice Awards, four Pushcart nominations,
as well as an artist grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission. Bourgeois’
books include, Through the Cemetery Gates, The Distance of Ducks, The
Animal, Cora Falling Off the Face of the Earth, White Night, Fragments
of a Life Thirty-two Years Gone, OLGA and a forthcoming collection of
short prose, The Gar Diaries. In 2006, his poetry was accepted for inclusion
in Scrivener’s Best American Poetry 2007. Bourgeois is also co-founder
and editor of VOX, an independent experimental literary journal based
in Oxford, Mississippi.