about CrossConnect's contributors
Partial list of books:
1995 Oblivian, University of Illinois Press, Champagne, Ill.
1992 New & Selected Poems, Copper Canyon Press, Port Townsend, Wash.
1991 Homage to the Afterlife, the Cummington Press, Omaha, Nebr.
1989 Crow with No Mouth: Ikkyu, Copper Canyon Press,
1986 In It, University of Illinois Press
1985 Sea Ice: Versions of Eskimo Songs, The Cummington Press
is a renegade bookseller currently in transit from Philadelphia to
Nashville, TN. He travels with four guitars and two cats and is the
victim of a higher education. (Phd)
Carol Margaret Davison's
poetry has appeared in Canada, Scotland and England in Critical Mass,
Scrivener, Poetry Now 1994 Poets, West Coast Magazine and elsewhere, she
has work forthcoming in Matrix. She is a lecturer in the English
Department at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, a doctoral
candidate at Mcgill University in the same city and a freelance literary
journalist. She is currently the Quebec Scene/Small Presses columnist for
Montreal's English daily newspaper, The Montreal Gazette.
Lee Anne Deifer
has a Master's Degree in Publication and Design from Drexel University.
Her photography has appeared in galleries in the Delaware Valley, Lehigh
Valley and on the west coast. She is currently working in San Francisco.
has a degree in software engineering, is working at a utility company
software consulting company and has been engaged in cyberspace since
1989. He is the author of a variety of FAQs and a web site administrator.
received his Master's degree in violin performance at Temple University in
Philadelphia and performs with the Haddonfield Symphony Orchestra in New
works at Cornell University and is actively searching for a graduate
is a freelance photographer with a keen interest in photojournalism.
Born and raised in New Delhi, India, he came to Philadelphia in
1990 to study Electrical Engineering at Drexel University. He currently
lives and works in Montreal, Quebec.
has just accepted a scholarship to the graduate writing program at the
University of Northern Arizona.
received his Bachelor's in Composition from Eastman School of Music. His
primary teachers were Samuel Adler, Joseph Schwantner, Warren Benson and
Christopher Rouse. He is currently working on his Master's degree at Temple
University in cello performance.
prolific writing style is considered frustrating or entertaining
depending on who you are. He lives in Chicago Illinois where he is
continually working on Polish translations, most recently he has started A
Small Garlic Press with fellow XConnect contributor, Kim Hodges. Their
first book, already out, is Marek's_Utah Poems_. See
their WEB site
for info. Marek is behind the curve on getting stuff into
print, but he managed to squeeze into sub-Urbanterrain's first two
issues, as well as Fresh Dirt,Loose Gravel.
is the editor of Olympia Review and operates Zero City Press in Olympia
Washington, his poetry has appeared in the Chicago Review, Plazm, New
Delta Review, Poet, Lilliput Review and elsewhere, he has work
forthcoming in Slipstream.
is majoring in mathematics at the University of California, Davis and
plans (hopes, prays) to graduate spring of 1996. Her interests include
collecting music, reading, daydreaming, films, writing, mathematics and
physics, messing around with motorcycles and cars and sleeping. She is
hoping to live in L.A. or San Francisco, land some sort of nice, well-paying
job, buy herself her dream bike and find her dream woman.
is a retired professor living in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, his poetry has
appeared in The Alabama Literary Review, The Antietam Review, Pivot and
Beloit Poetry Journal among others. His first novel, Stowaway was
published by Random House.
is the recipient of two National Endowments for the Arts and a Pew
Fellowship among others. Her artwork has appeared on the cover of New
Yorker among others along with book covers and record albums. Her work has
been exhibited in showings in New York, Los Angeles and most recently at
Philadelphia's ICA gallery.
is a 20 year-old theatre major at Brown University, with a special
interest in performance and performance art. Her first solo performance
art piece, called "Janey Ain't LIS-NIN" had its debut at Production
Workshop April 15. She was named FSPA All-Florida Editorial Writer
of the Year in 1992 and has won two Quill and Scroll awards.
Raina von Waldenburg
teaches at NYU where she earned her degree in theater. She is a
performance poet working on her Masters in creative writing at Goddard
College in Vermont. She has a leading role in Theater Double's
production of Medea in Philadelphia.
Shawn Lynn Walker
is an English Major at the University of Pennsylvania. She writes poetry
and fiction and is a member of the Philomathean Society. Sic itur ad
astra. Her homepage address is http://www.sas.upenn.edu/~swalker.