Contributors to Poetry Salzburg Review D

TADEUSZ DĄBROWSKI (b. 1979), editor of Topos, a literary bimonthly. Winner of numerous awards, among others, the Małe Berło Prize of the Foundation for Polish Culture (2006). Author of four volumes of poetry: Wypieki (1999), e-mail (2000), mazurek (2002), and Te Deum (2005). His work has been translated into English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Bulgarian, Latvian, Slovenian, and Czech. He lives in Gdansk. [PSR 15]

NANCY L. DAHL, employed at Eastern Michigan University as coordinator/advisor of the graduate teacher certification program for the Professional Certificates. Also sponsored a country singer, Cecilia Lee from Tennessee, to sing 14 of her poems and some of her melodies. The CD is called Global Love (CD $15, cassette tape $10 plus $3 for mailing). The money for Global Love is donated to an eye client in Michigan. [PSR 1]

PETER DALE was born in 1938 and studied English at St. Peter's College, Oxford. He was Head of English at Hinchley Wood Comprehensive School for twenty-one years and for a similar period shared the editing of Agenda with William Cookson. His first collection, Walk from the House, was published in 1962 by Fantasy Press. His most recent collections are: Under the Breath (Anvil, 2002), Da Capo (Agenda, 1997), Edge to Edge: New and Selected Poems (Anvil, 1996), and Earth Light (Hippopotamus Press, 1991). Local Habitation is forthcoming from Anvil in Autumn 2008. Currently he is a freelance poet, translator and editor. [PSR 14]

JOHN DANVERS is an artist, writer, and retired associate-professor of Philosophy and Art Practice at Plymouth University. Since publishing in Iconolatre in the 1960s, his poems have appeared in artworks and in his two books Agents of Uncertainty (2012) and Picturing Mind (2006; both Rodopi). He is the Buddhist chaplain at Exeter University.

ROBERT DASSANOWSKY is Professor of Austrian/German Studies and Film at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. He is co-founder of the International Alexander Lernet-Holenia Society, president emeritus of the Austrian Studies Association (ASA), and a Fellow of the Royal History Society (UK). He also works as an independent film producer. The author of several books on cinema and Central European culture, he serves on the editorial boards of Poetry Salzburg Review, Osiris (USA), Journal of Austrian Studies, and Colloquia Germanica. His most recent collection of poetry is the chapbook, Soft Mayhem (Poetry Salzburg, 2010).
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EUGENE DATTA is a Calcutta-based writer whose poetry, fiction, essays and book reviews have appeared in West Coast Line, Poetry Bay, Richmond Review, The Statesman and elsewhere. He is currently working on a novel. [PSR 6]

JAMES DAVEY is from Bristol and has recently completed an MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. His poems have previously appeared in Agenda, The Rialto, Shadowtrain, Tears in the Fence, and The Warwick Review. [PSR 22]

PETER DAVIDSON is Professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of Aberdeen. "74° North" was performed in May 2009 with music by Paul Mealor and electro-acoustic music and sound design by Pete Stollery by the Scottish Opera in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen as part of their "5.15" programme of new operas. [PSR 20]

CARL DAVIS is a poet and fiction writer. Originally trained as a visual artist, he moved in 2004 from the southwest to the north of England to study English and Creative Writing at the University of Salford. "Red Shift" and "Destination Flow" are part of Phase, a series of poems written at university. [PSR 12]

JIM DAVIS is a graduate of Knox College and now lives, writes and paints in Chicago. He edits the North Chicago Review, and will be appearing as the feature artist for the upcoming issue of Palooka Magazine. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Poetry Quarterly, The Ante Review, Chiron Review, The Café Review, Red River Review, Midwest Literary Magazine, and Blue Mesa Review, among others. [PSR 20]

PATRICIA V. DAWSON, a British poet, is also a sculptor and printmaker with work in many public collections including The British Museum and La Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris. Her poetry collections, The Kiln, The Forge, Reliquaries and Wet Leaves (2002) have been published by Hub Editions. [PSR 6]

JULIA DEAKIN was born in Nuneaton and meandered north to Yorkshire. The Half-Mile-High Club (2007) was a Poetry Business Competition winner and her full-length collections, Without a Dog (2008) and Eleven Wonders (2011), were published by Graft Poetry. She has read on BBC's Poetry Please. [PSR 31]

JACK DEBNEY, born in 1941, was brought up in Grimsby. From 1963-66 he was lecturer in English at the University of Alexandria, Egypt. From 1970-2006 he was a lecturer in the English Department at the Philipps-University of Marburg. He has published one collection of poetry, Clowns and Puritans (White Adder, 1999) and three books of short stories. His poems and stories have been published in Stand, Panurge, The Interpreter's House, Dream Catcher, among others. His most recent publication is Jannicott, a sequence of stories (Redbeck, 2010). [PSR 16] [PSR 19]

JOHN F. DECARLO holds Master degrees in Divinity and Humanities and currently teaches at Hofstra University. He has published two books of poetry: Life and Death (Writer's Ink Press, 2004) and Walking through Lebanon (The Mighty Rogue Press, 2011). [PSR 23]

PATRICK DEELEY is a native of County Galway in the west of Ireland, but has lived for many years in Dublin. He recently took early retirement from the position of Principal Teacher of a large primary school. He worked as a member of the Council of Poetry Ireland from 1984 to 1989. His seven collections of poems include Groundswell: New and Selected Poems (2013), The Bones of Creation (2008), and Decoding Samara (2000; all Dedalus Press). [PSR 28]

DEFAULT PRODUCTIONS are an interdisciplinary art group based in Cork. Their piece Generic1 was shown in the Dublin and Brighton Fringe festivals along with the Cork Midsummer Festival. They have also written a number of multi-voice pieces for radio and stage. They are currently working on a new piece entitled "The Prosperity Square Purges" due to be finished in 2009. [PSR 15]

MARK DeFOE is professor of English at West Virginia Wesleyan College. He has published three books, the most recent being AIR (Green Tower Press, 1998). His work has also appeared in Paris Review, Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry Durham, Malahat Review, Sewanee Review and many others. One of his poems was a winner in The Atlanta Review's 2000 International Poetry Competition. [PSR 1]

DARIUS DEGHER is a Californian living in Sweden, where he teaches at Malmö University. He is the editor of Shipwrights, an on-line magazine for "de-centered" English writing. His work has been published in magazines like Smiths Knoll, Agenda, Nth Position, Other Poetry, Equinox, and Italian Americana. [PSR 14]

INGRID DE KOK studied in South Africa and Canada and works at the Center for Extra-Mural Studies at the University of Cape Town. She edited (with Karen Press) a collection of essays on South African culture and literature entitled Spring Is Rebellious: Arguments about Cultural Freedom (Buchu Books, 1990) and was advisory editor of World Literature Today's 1996 issue "South African Literature in Transition". She has published four collections: Familiar Ground (Ravan Press, 1988), Transfer (Snailpress, 1997), Terrestrial Things (Snailpress / Kwela Books, 2002), and Seasonal Fires: New and Selected Poems (New York: Seven Stories; Umuzi: Random House, 2006). [PSR 13]

STEPHEN DELBOS is a New England-born poet living in Prague, where he teaches and edits The Prague Revue. His poetry and essays have appeared most recently in Alehouse, Born Magazine, Jacket, and Poetry International. [PSR 17]

SANTIAGO DEL DARDANO TURANN was born in 1968 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and now lives in San Francisco, California. He has had blue-collar jobs all his life and does not have a college degree. His work has appeared in Write On!, The Flask Review, Autumn Leaves, and Silent Actor. [PSR 13] [PSR 15]

A Filipino writer based in Singapore, RODRIGO DELA PEÑA is the author of a chapbook, Requiem (Kritika Kultura, 2015). His poems have been published in Rattle, Hayden's Ferry Review, and We Are a Website. He is a recipient of the Palanca Award for Poetry in the Philippines, as well as awards from British Council Singapore's Writing the City. [PSR 30]

DARREN C. DEMAREE lives in Columbus, Ohio. He received his MA in Creative Writing from Miami University, Ohio. His poems have appeared in South Carolina Review, Meridian, Grain, Cottonwood, The Tribeca Poetry Review, and Whiskey Island. He published his first collection entitled As We Refer to Our Bodies (8th House) in Fall 2012. [PSR 23]

GAIL DENDY lives in Johannesburg. Her first collection, Assault and the Moth, was published by Harold Pinter's Greville Press in 1993. Her seventh collection was entitled Closer Than That (Dye Hard Press, 2011). [PSR 17] [PSR 25]

PETER DENT was born in Forest Gate, London, but has spent most of his life in Surrey and Devon. A teacher for twenty years, he is now retired. He was the Editor/Publisher of Interim Press from 1975-1987. With others he has translated from the Sanskrit and Urdu. His books include Simple Geometry (Oasis Books, 1999), At the Blue Table (Blackthorn Press, 1999), Settlement (Leafe Press, 2001), Unrestricted Moment (2002), Adversaria (2004; both Stride), and Handmade Equations (Shearsman, 2005). [PSR 3] [PSR 12] [PSR 18]

D. M. DE SILVA translates German poetry and produces original verse as well critical prose. He has published specimens of his work in all three areas in a number of issues of The Poet's Voice and Poetry Salzburg Review, including a translation of Stefan George's Year of the Soul. [PSR 7] [PSR 8] [PSR 10] [PSR 12] [PSR 14] [PSR 19] [PSR 23] [PSR 24] [PSR 26] [PSR 30]

STEPHEN DEVEREUX was born and grew up in Beccles, Suffolk, where he worked on farms and in factories until going to the University of East Anglia, after which he completed research at Manchester University. Since then he has lectured and taught in Manchester and Liverpool. His poetry has been published in Candelabrum, Envoi, Poetry Nottingham, The Interpreter's House, Coffee House Poetry, and Purple Patch. [PSR 12]

PETER DE VILLE, who is English despite the name, started a career as an industrial chemist but decided to break and take a degree in English. He has worked as a university lecturer in Italy. He is also a translator and has done into English work by Umberto Eco and - for Envoi and Modern Poetry in Translation - the poetry of Giorgio Caproni. Two collections were published by Tuba Press: Open Eye (2003) and Taking the pH (2009). [PSR 6] [PSR 9] [PSR 19] [PSR 22]

JOHAN DE WIT's most recent publications include Hippototescopo (West House, 2000) and Monkey and Tiger (Kater Murr's Press, 2004). He lives in London. [PSR 10]

ROBERT DESNOS (1900-45) was hailed by André Breton as "the prophet of Surrealism" for his exquisite super-Spoonerisms. Desnos took the movement out into the world. Half his poems are in rhyme and metre, his touch often cavalier. He is known for his love-poetry and children's poetry. He wrote long poems during his crisis, when he left Breton for Bataille, and Yvonne for Youki, and great sequences against the Occupation. Arrested as a Resistant, he died at Terezin. [PSR 22]

ROGER DESY taught Literature and Creative Writing and later edited technical manuals. His poems have appeared in Blue Unicorn, Cider Press Review, Kenyon Review, Mid-American Review, The Pinch, and Poet Lore. [PSR 25]

MAUREEN F. DILLON has earned degrees from Georgetown, Harvard and New York University. She lives in Summit, New Jersey. [PSR 19]

MARC ALAN DI MARTINO is a poet and freelance writer living in Rome, Italy. His poems have appeared in The New Formalist, Best Poem, The New Yorker, and BigCityLit. He writes a monthly column on Italian life for The American in Italy and translates poetry from Italian, Romanesco and - occasionally and with much toil - Yiddish. He is working on a novel in verse. [PSR 16]

MIKE DI PLACIDO has published two collections of poetry to date: Theatre of Dreams (smith/doorstop, 2009) and A Sixty Watt Las Vegas (Valley Press, 2013). His work has appeared in The North, The Rialto, and Pennine Platform. He was a winner in The Yorkshire Poetry Prize, 2015. [PSR 31]

DAN DISNEY is an Assistant Professor at Sogang University, Seoul. His first full collection of poetry, and then when then, was published in 2011 by John Leonard Press. He is currently collaborating on a 'book object' with John Warwicker, and is writing a book of essays on the sublime. [PSR 21] [PSR 30]

ISOBEL DIXON grew up in South Africa, where her debut poetry collection Weather Eye (Carapace, 2001) won the Sanlam and Olive Schreiner prizes, and completed her post-graduate study in Scotland. She now lives in Cambridge. Her collections The Tempest Prognosticator (2011) and A Fold in the Map (2007) were published in the UK by Salt. She is currently working with Scottish artist Douglas Robertson on a project linked to D. H. Lawrence's Birds, Beasts and Flowers, for exhibition and publication in 2015/2016. [PSR 27]

CRAIG DOBSON ran a retail business for twenty years until he decided to commit fully to writing poetry. He has completed a Creative Writing MA at Bath Spa University in 2012. His poems have appeared in The Frogmore Papers, The Interpreter's House, and The North. [PSR 25]

BRIAN DOCHERTY was born in Glasgow, now lives in north London. Widely published in magazines & anthologies. First collection, Armchair Theatre (Hearing Eye, 1999). [PSR 6]

MIKE DONALDSON is currently organizing cultural tours of the Indian Subcontinent. His poetry has appeared in The Antigonish Review, Paperplates, Tipton Poetry, Jones AV, Windfall, and Misunderstandings Magazine. [PSR 20] [PSR 24]

MOYRA DONALDSON is a poet and creative writing facilitator, living in Co. Down, Northern Ireland. She has published four collections of poetry, Snakeskin Stilettos (1998), Beneath the Ice (2001), The Horse's Nest (2006), and Miracle Fruit (2010), all from Lagan Press, Belfast. Her Selected Poems were published by Liberties Press, Dublin in 2012. [PSR 24]

KEVIN DONNELLY was born in 1976 and lives in Gloucestershire where he works as a teacher. His work has been published in Psychopoetica, Decanto, Carillon, and Bard. [PSR 12] [PSR 14]

CLIVE DONOVAN lives in Totnes, Devon. His work has appeared in magazines like Acumen, Agenda, Envoi, Pennine Platform and The Journal. [PSR 28]

WILLIAM DORESKI's work has most recently appeared in Notre Dame Review, The Alembic, Natural Bridge, Barrow Street, and South Carolina Review. He has published a critical study entitled Robert Lowell's Shifting Colors (Ohio UP, 1999) and a collection of poetry, Sacra Via (Tatlock, 2005). [PSR 10]

THEO DORGAN is a poet, prose writer, broadcaster, translator, and editor. His recent books include A Book of Uncommon Prayer (Penguin, 2007), Sailing for Home (Penguin, 2004; reprinted Dedalus Press, 2010), and a collection of poems, Greek (Dedalus Press, 2010). His account of a voyage under sail in the Southern Ocean, Time on the Ocean, has been published by New Island in September 2010. He is the winner of the O'Shaughnessy Prize for Irish Poetry 2010. [PSR 7] [PSR 11] [PSR 18]

THOMAS DORSETT lives with his wife of forty years in Baltimore, where he recently taught a course on Rilke. Examples of his poetry and translations – mostly from German – have appeared widely over the past four decades. His latest chapbook is Spiders (Black Buzzard Press, 2009). [PSR 21]

JOE DRESNER is 24 and lives in London. He is originally from Sunderland. He has had work published in Ambit, THE SHOp, and Orbis. [PSR 21]

BASIL DU TOIT was born in Cape Town in 1951, but has been living in Edinburgh since 1980. His poems have appeared in Poetry Review, Verse, Stand, The North, and New Writing Scotland. His pamphlet Old won the 2014/15 Poetry Business Book and Pamphlet Competition, judged by Billy Collins. [PSR 30]

HEATHER DUBROW is the author of Forms and Hollows (Cherry Grove Collections, 2011) and of two chapbooks. Her poetry has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Southern Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and Yale Review. She directs Fordham University's "Poets Out Loud" reading series. She has published six monographs, most recently The Challenges of Orpheus (Johns Hopkins UP, 2008), a co-edited collection of essays, and an edition of As You Like It (Cengage Learning, 2011). [PSR 17] [PSR 27]

KEVIN DUCEY's short stories, essays, and poems have appeared in AGNI, Crab Orchard Review, Crazyhorse, Exquisite Corpse, Notre Dame Review, and The Pinch. His first book of poems, Rhinoceros, won the American Poetry Review's Honickman Award and was published by APR in partnership with Copper Canyon Press in 2004. [PSR 25]

GARY DUEHR lives in Boston, where he works as a photographer and visual arts critic. His collections of poetry are Winter Light (Four Way Books, 1999) and Where Everyone Is Getting To (St. Andrews College Press, 1999). Journals in which his poetry has appeared include Agni, American Literary Review, Hawaii Review, Iowa Review, Southern Poetry Review, and Texas Review. [PSR 1]

K. E. DUFFIN's work has appeared in Agni, Bellingham Review, The Cincinnati Review, Denver Quarterly, Harvard Review, Kestrel, Louisville Review, Pleiades, Ploughshares, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, The Sewanee Review, Shenandoah, Southwest Review, and Verse. Her collection King Vulture (U of Arkansas P) was published in 2005. [PSR 26]

LAURIE DUGGAN, born in Melbourne in 1949, has taught media, art history and cultural studies and is currently an Honorary Research Advisor in the Australian Studies Centre at the University of Queensland and Writer-in-Residence in the School of Arts, Media and Culture at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. He has published eleven books of poems together with a critical work, Ghost Nation: Imagined Space and Australian Visual Culture, 1901-1939 (UQP, 2001). His most recent books of poems are: Mangroves (UQP, 2003), The Ash Range, Compared to What: Selected Poems 1971-2003 (both Shearsman, 2005), Let's Get Lost (with Pam Brown and Ken Bolton) (Vagabond, 2005). [PSR 9] [PSR 11]

IAN DUHIG has written seven books of poetry, most recently Digressions (Smokestack, 2014) with the artist Philippa Troutman. The work in PSR 27 will feature in his next book with Picador, The Blind Roadmaker. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Duhig has won the Forward Best Poem Prize, the National Poetry Competition twice and has been shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize three times. [PSR 27]

AIDAN ANDREW DUN spent his childhood in the West Indies and returned to London as a teenager. His first epic poem, Vale Royal, a psychogeographical journey into the mysteries of the historic King Cross district of London, was published in 1995 by Goldmark. A second epic, Universal, was published by Goldmark in 2002. He lives in London and Gloucestershire and divides his time between writing poetry and composing music. [PSR 8]

ANDREW DUNCAN (co-)edits Angel Exhaust. He has published many collections of poetry, among them Cut Memories and False Commands (Reality Studios, 1991), Alien Skies (Equipage, 1993), Skeleton Looking at Chinese Pictures (Waterloo Press, 2000), Pauper Estate, Switching and Main Exchange (both Shearsman, 2000), and Anxiety Before Entering a Room: Selected Poems 1977-99 (Salt, 2001). [PSR 1] [PSR 4] [PSR 5] [PSR 12]

JAMES H. DUNCAN is a New York native and a graduate of Southern Vermont College. His work has been published in Plainsongs, Reed Magazine, The Aurorean, and The Homestead Review. [PSR 15]

ALAN DUNNETT was born in London in 1953 and read English at Trinity College, Oxford. He is Director of the MA Screen courses at Drama Centre, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. His film-poem, "Struck by a Samovar", has recently appeared in The Rialto and the dance group, Compañía Pendiente, is workshopping his material. [PSR 8] [PSR 14] [PSR 18]

PAUL DURCAN was born in Dublin in 1944. His first book, Endsville (New Writers' Press, 1967), has been followed by more than twenty others, including The Berlin Wall Café (a Poetry Book Society Choice, 1985), Daddy, Daddy (winner of the Whitbread Award for Poetry, 1990; both Blackstaff), A Snail in My Prime: New and Selected Poems (1993), Cries of an Irish Caveman: New Poems (2001), The Art of Life (2004; all Harvill Press), The Laughter of Mothers (2007), and Praise in Which I Live and Move and Have My Being (2012; both Harvill Secker). In 2009 Random House published a selection of his work from the previous forty years in one volume, Life Is a Dream. In 2001 Paul Durcan received a Cholmondeley Award. He was the Ireland Professor of Poetry 2004-2007. In 2009 he was conferred with an honorary degree by Trinity College, Dublin. He is a member of Aosdána. [PSR 25]