Sunday, July 1, 2007

Contributors Biographies

Corey Cook: was New England College’s “Most Outstanding Student” in the Dept. of Creative Writing For the ’01-’02 academic year. He graduated with a BA in Creative Writing /Literature in ’02 (Magna Cum Laude). He is currently co-editor of The Orange Room Review. His work has appeared in Flutter, The Aurorean, JAW Magazine, ken*again, Nerve Cowboy, KuPozine, Mobius, Northern New England Review, “remark”, and elsewhere. He lives with his wife and two adopted cats in Contoocook, NH. His website is:

Sheila Knowles: is poetry editor for the Indite Circle. She has recently returned to her native country of Ireland after spending 13 years living and working as an English teacher in Germany. She is finding it strange but a good strange, most of the time! She has been writing poetry for the past several years with poems published in “remark”, LitVision Poetry, Zygote In My Coffee and other online and print magazines. Visit her website at:

Radu Dima: is a 19-year old student of philosophy at the University of Bucharest. He says he’s always had a penchant for English and when he started writing poetry in his own language he thought “Meh, what the hell, let’s give this a shot then”. His poetry has appeared in Blazevox, ken*again, and The Argotist and is forthcoming in Elimae. He was born in Romania and lives and studies in Bucharest. He email address is:

C L Bledsoe: is a founding editor for Ghoti Magazine. He has been a Pushcart nominee and his poetry has appeared in over 150 journals and online literary sites including Potomac Review, Shampoo, Southern Hum, Snow Monkey, Clackamus, Natural Bridge, 42 Opus, 2 River Review, The Pedestal, The Arkansas Review and The Pedestal. His first poetry collection, Anthem, is forthcoming in 2007. He lives in Roanoke, VA. His website is:

Christine P. Newman: is a 16-year old experimental photographer who enjoys her art to the fullest by exploring both digital and traditional techniques. She is currently a high school student and is planning to do her post-secondary studies in photography or a related field. She hopes to make a career of it. She lives with her parents in Toronto, Canada. Her photography website is:

Bob Marcacci: is a San Francisco Bay Area native born and raised in Vacaville. He has taught elementary school in Beijing, China and was the PJ (podcast jockey) of the online poetry broadcast, The Countdown. His poetry has appeared in Andwere, Alice Blue, Kritya, Moria, Niederngasse, MiPoesias, Zafusy, and elsewhere. His latest chapbook, Star-Spangled Banter was published by Unlikelystories. He recently moved to Italy and now lives there in a town called Putignano wife his wife and new-born son. His blog is:

Jeff Crouch: is a writer and internet artist who plays at art as though it were a game of hide and go seek. His graphic work has appeared in numerous online sites. His writing has appeared in Above Ground Testing, Canopic Jar, SN Review, Laika Poetry Review, My Favorite Bullet, and elsewhere. He uses his wife’s digital camera on occasion to caught a frame full of pixels he can play with by night. They live in Grand Prairie, TX. You can find his blogsite at:

Changming Yuan: was born into a Chinese peasant family where he lived close to nature. He read his first poem when he was 14. A graduate of Shanghai Jiaotong University, he received a PhD in English from the University of Saskatchewan and has published several books and many articles on translation and the English language. His poems have appeared in many journals across North America and the UK. He works as an English tutor in Vancouver, Canada. His email is:

Anthony Waichulis: upon completion of his formal studies at Schuler School of Fine Arts in Maryland, and attaining national success with his Trompe L’Oiel oil paintings, he returned to his hometown and founded The Waichulis Studio, a fine art apprenticeship program fro promising students which began in 1997. The brilliant dimensionality he achieves is suggestive of the work of Peto and Harnett but reflects his own definite imagery and style. His work has appeared in nearly 50 exhibitions and numerous publications. He lives in rural Pennsylvania. His website is:

Jan Oscar Hansen: is a Norwegian poet with work that has appeared in many anthologies and magazines worldwide. Three recent collections of his poems are available: Letters From Portugal (BeWrite Books, UK 2003), Lunch In Denmark (Lightingsource, UK 2005), and La Strada (Lapwing, Belfast 2006). A former merchant marine, he now lives in Portugal. Read more of his poetry at:

Closing Notes: The editor would like to thank the contributors for the use of their work. Each contributor reserves their original rights. Look for the next issue of CSR online on August 1st.
Copyright 2007 by Maurice Oliver. All Rights Reserved.

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