Winter Wolf


David Appelbaum is a hiker and biker, the past editor of Parabola Magazine, and publisher of Codhill Press. His work has appeared in American Poetry Review, Commonweal, Dogzplot, and Verse Daily.

Michelle Askin holds an MFA in Creative Writing from West Virginia University. Her work has appeared in Obsessed with Pipework, The Oyez Review, The Sierra Nevada College Review, Sub-Lit, and elsewhere. She lives and works in an intentional community in British Columbia, supporting adults with disabilities.

Laurel Bastian has work in Cream City Review, Margie, and Nimrod; and was a finalist for the Ruth Lilly Fellowship. Bastian teaches a creative writing workshop for writers in prison and is finishing an MFA in Madison, Wisconsin.

Tony Colella graduated with a BA in English from Northern Arizona University in December 2008. He also spent time in Antioch College's arts program. This is his first publication.

Andy Cox lives in University City, Missouri. Poems of his appear in Gulf Coast, The Laurel Review, Natural Bridge, Pebble Lake Review, River Styx, Sentence, and Witness, among others. The Equation That Explains Everything has been a finalist in the Four Way Books Intro prize and the Elixir Press poetry prize.

Ori Fienberg is founder and captain of the NWP Bowling Kings in the Lone Tree Men's League. His work has been accepted in the Diagram, McSweeney's Online Tendency, and Slurve Magazine, to name a few.

Rebecca Givens has new work published or forthcoming in The Adirondack Review, The Cincinnati Review, The Cortland Review, Many Mountains Moving, and Verse Daily. She currently lives in Boston and teaches at Grub Street.

Taylor Graham is a volunteer search-and-rescue dog handler in the Sierra Nevada. Her poems have appeared in The Iowa Review, The New York Quarterly, Southern Humanities Review, and elsewhere; and she's included in California Poetry: From the Gold Rush to the Present (Santa Clara University, 2004).

Gregory Lawless is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in publications such as Best of the Net 2007, Blood Orange Review, Contrary, and The Cortland Review. I Thought I Was New Here is forthcoming in 2009 from BlazeVOX. He teaches literature and writing at Suffolk University in Boston.

Richard Sederstrom lives in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona and Mexico and in the North Woods of Minnesota. He has been a regular contributor to Big Muddy, Saint Anthony Messenger, and The Talking Stick; and has appeared in Haruah, Passager, Plainsongs, Tar Wolf Review, and The Tule Review, among others.

Harriot West lives in the Pacific Northwest. Her poetry has appeared in a variety of journals and anthologies, including Ekphrasis, flashquake, Modern Haiku, and New Resonance 5: Emerging Voices in English Language Haiku.

Winter Wolf © by Liz Amini-Holmes

Winter Wolf

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Liz Amini-Holmes is an illustrator and painter who works for numerous editorial and publishing markets, with a specialty in children's illustration. Her paintings have been exhibited and sold at various galleries in the San Francisco Bay area. Her paintings here are from her children's book in progress entitled Winter Wolf. contactweb site


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