Contributors to Poetry Salzburg Review F

Of Anglo-Irish origin, MONICA FAGAN was born in Yorkshire and came to France at the age of 18 to study Fine Art in Rennes. Her painting is a language to express her "otherworld": a world of contrasts and contradictions, virginity and fecundity, symbolism and sensuality. [PSR 20]

JONATHAN FALLA. Born 1954, resident in Fife, Scotland. Novelist, dramatist and essayist. Plays: Topokana Martyrs Day (1981) and The Hummingbird Tree (1991). Fiction: Blue Poppies (11/9, 2001) and Poor Mercy (Polygon, 2005). [PSR 8]

GYÖRGY FALUDY (1910-2006) left Hungary in time to fight the Second World War with the American Air Force, returned to be imprisoned by the Communists on trumped-up charges and went into his second exile after the 1956 rebellion against Soviet rule. In 1989 he returned home after more than three decades of self-imposed exile to receive a tumultuous welcome. He edited the Hungarian literary journal Irodalmi Ujság [Literary Gazette] in London (1957- 1960), taught at Columbia University and received an honorary doctorate from the University of Toronto for services to literature. His most important works, some of them published in up to 45 editions: Francois Villon balladái [The Ballads of Francois Villon] (1937), My Happy Days in Hell (autobiography, trans. Kathleen Szasz, 1962), Test és lélek [Body and Soul] (1988), 200 szonett [200 Sonnets] (1990), 100 könnyü szonett [100 Light Sonnets] (1995), and Viharos évszázad [Turbulent Century] (2002). English translations of his poetry have been collected in East and West, ed. John Robert Colombo, and Selected Poems, trans. Robin Skelton (both Hounslow Press, Toronto, 1985). He died on 3 September 2006, just two weeks short of his 96th birthday. [PSR 6] [PSR 11]

Born and educated in Hong Kong, KIT FAN now lives in the UK. He studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and completed a PhD in English at the University of York. His poems have appeared in Poetry London, Poetry Review, and Poetry Wales. His first book of poems, Paper Scissors Stone, was published by the Hong Kong University Press in 2011 and won the inaugural HKU Poetry Prize. [PSR 27]

REBECCA FARIVAR is the author of Correct Animal (Octopus Books, 2011) and the chapbook American Lit (Dancing Girl Press, 2011). Her poems have appeared in Denver Quarterly, 6x6, Octopus Magazine, SIR!, cold-drill, and elsewhere. A California native, she currently lives in Bonn. [PSR 21]

MARK FARRELL is a Canadian from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, who has been living in the Czech Republic for over ten years. At present he is teaching at Charles University in Prague. His work has appeared in many journals including Poesy, Rockhurst Review, Other Poetry, Keystone, Pennine Platform, and Erbacce. [PSR 11]

KENNETH D. FARROW (b. 1963) is a graduate of Stirling and Glasgow Universities. He completed a Ph.D. in Medieval and Renaissance Scottish Literature at Glasgow in 1989. In 1991, he became a post-doctoral research Fellow of the British Academy and carried out his studies on Scottish historiography. From 1994-96 he was British Council Lecturer in Modern English Philology at the Jagiellonian University of Kraków. He is currently Reviews Editor of Lallans Magazine and a Ph.D. mentor for Warnborough University. In 1998 he completed a full-length translation into Scots of Homer’s The Iliad. [PSR 4]

CLIVE FAUST was born in Melbourne before WW2 and lived in Japan for some years. Featured in Origin in 1978, 4th Series No. 4, and has published 5 volumes of verse since, 3 with Origin Press and a Selected entitled Cold's Determination (University of Salzburg Press, 1996). Worked as pay clerk, but settled down back from Japan aged forty, as a sub-academic in Bendigo not teaching literature, in an institution much like the one Zukofsky taught at. Retired and vegetating like a noxious weed, though no longer casting seed. [PSR 3] [PSR 4] [PSR 9]

ELAINE FEINSTEIN is a poet, novelist, translator, and biographer. She has received many prizes, including a Cholmondeley Award for Poetry, Society of Authors’ and Arts Council Awards, and an Honorary D.Litt. from the University of Leicester. Her versions of the poems of Marina Tsvetaeva, a New York Times Book of the Year, have remained in print since 1971. Her latest collections of poetry are Portraits (2015), Cities (2010), Talking to the Dead (2007), and Collected Poems and Translations (2002; all Carcanet). [PSR 29] [PSR 31]

JESSE PATRICK FERGUSON has published poems and reviews in, among others, Canadian Literature, The New Quarterly, Prairie Fire, Poetry Ireland Review, The Walrus, Poetry, and Harper's. He has helped to edit several Canadian literary journals including The Fiddlehead, and in Fall 2009 he published his first full-length poetry collection, Harmonics (Freehand Books). [PSR 22]

JÉANPAUL FERRO is a novelist, short fiction author, and poet from Providence, Rhode Island. His work has appeared in Columbia Review, Emerson Review, Connecticut Review, Contemporary American Voices, Hawaii Review, Review Americana, and Sierra Nevada Review. He is the author of All the Good Promises (Plowman Press, 1994), Becoming X (BlazeVOX [books], 2008), You Know Too Much about Flying Saucers (Thumbscrew Press, 2009), Hemispheres (Maverick Duck Press, 2009), and Essendo Morti - Being Dead (Goldfish Press, 2009). [PSR 18]

ADAM FIELED is a poet based in Philadelphia. He has released several books and chapbooks, including Posit (Dusie Press, 2007) and Chimes (BlazeVOX [books], 2009). His work has appeared in journals like Great Works, The Argotist, Jacket, PennSound, Tears in the Fence, and Upstairs at Duroc. A magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he also holds an MFA from New England College and an MA from Temple University. [PSR 18]

ANNIE FINCH is the author of more than twenty books of poetry, plays, translation, literary essays, textbooks, and anthologies, most recently A Poet's Craft: A Comprehensive Guide to Making and Sharing Your Poetry (U of Michigan P, 2012), Villanelles (Random House, 2012), and Spells: New and Selected Poems (Wesleyan UP, 2013). She is the winner of the Sarasvati Award for her poetry and the Robert Fitzgerald Award for her work in versification. [PSR 25]

PETER FINCH is a poet and psychogeographer who lives in Cardiff. His work is collected in Zen Cymru (2010) and Selected Later Poems (2007; both Seren). His book about the Severn Estuary, Edging the Estuary, appeared from Seren in 2013. He is currently working on From the Bay to the Delta, a book about roots music, Britain and America, due from Seren this year. [PSR 2] [PSR 3] [PSR 27]

JOHN TEMPLE FINNIGAN was born in 1953 and raised in South Shields, on the North East Coast of England. He moved to London in 1977 and since then he has been published in magazines like The London Magazine, Orbis, and Sentinel Poetry Quarterly. [PSR 25]

JENNIFER FIRESTONE currently teaches poetry workshops at Hunter College in New York City. Her work has recently appeared in numerous literary journals, and her chapbook, snapshot, has just been published by Sona Books. [PSR 7]

ELSA FISCHER grew up in Holland where her first collection was published in 2002. She now writes mainly in English. She lives in Switzerland and hosts a monthly poetry workshop with the Irish poet Padraig Rooney. [PSR 26]

ALLEN FISHER is a poet, painter, publisher, and an art historian, lives in Hereford, UK. Emeritus Professor of Poetry & Art at Manchester Metropolitan University; over 150 single-authored publications of poetry, graphics, aesthetic theory and art documentation; exhibited in many shows from Tate Britain to King’s Gallery York. Examples of his work in the Tate Collection, The King’s Archive London, the Living Museum, Iceland and various British and international private collections. Last single-artist show was at the Apple Store Gallery Hereford in 2013. Two recent books of poetry and image: Gravity as a consequence of shape (Reality Street, 2016) and SPUTTOR (Veer, 2014) A second edition of the collected PLACE books of poetry (Reality Street) and IMPERFECT FIT (U of Alabama P), a book of essays on poetry and art, were published in 2016. [PSR 3] [PSR 30]

ANN FISHER-WIRTH was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Germany, Pennsylvania, and Japan before her family settled in Berkeley, CA. She received a BA from Pomona College in 1968 and a PhD from Claremont Graduate School in 1981. She is the author of several poetry collections, including Mississippi (Wings Press), which is forthcoming in 2018; Dream Cabinet (Wings Press, 2012); Carta Marina (Wings Press, 2009); and Blue Window (Archer Books, 2003). Known for her interest in environmental literature, she is also the co-editor, with Laura-Gray Street, of The Ecopoetry Anthology (Trinity UP, 2013). She teaches English and Environmental Studies at the University of Mississippi. She lives in Oxford, Mississippi. [PSR 31]

LISA FISHMAN's poems have appeared in recent issues of Colorado Review, Indiana Review and Beloit Poetry Journal. She has poems anthologized in American Poetry: The Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon, 2000) and is circulating a new manuscript. The Deep Heart's Core Is a Suitcase was published in 1996 by New Issues Press. Her second collection, DEAR, READ, was published by ahsahta press in 2002. In addition to farming in Southern Wisconsin with her husband, Fishman teaches at Beloit College and was recently Writer-in-Residence at the Chicago Arts Program in Chicago. [PSR 1] [PSR 2] [PSR 3] [PSR 6]

JANICE FIXTER was born in Kent and had lived in South East London ever since. She had an MA in Creative Writing, the Arts and Education, and a D.Phil. in Creative Writing (Poetry) from Sussex University. She had been published in Agenda, Smiths Knoll, Tears in the Fence, Staple, and Iota. In 1997 Poets Anonymous published her chapbook Walking Away from the Shadows. tall-lighthouse published her pamphlet walking the hawk (2005) and her collection a kind of slow motion (2007). Janice died of Burkitt's Lymphoma on 24 July 2012. [PSR 10] [PSR 13] [PSR 18]

S. P. FLANNERY lives in Madison, Wisconsin. His poetry has appeared in Mobius, Hummingbird, Avocet, Sidereality, Tamafyhr Mountain Poetry, Lily, Spillway Review, Electric Acorn, Free Verse, and Plum Ruby Review. [PSR 9]

ANDY FLETCHER lives in Hull. His poems have appeared in various magazines including Bête Noire, Fire, Iota, Iron, and Tears in the Fence. His collection the mile long piano was published by Ragged Raven Press in 2007. A second collection is due from Wrecking Ball Press in summer 2015. [PSR 17] [PSR 21] [PSR 27]

PIOTR FLORCZYK's recent work appeared in The American Scholar, The New Yorker, Salmagundi, The Southern Review, West Branch, and World Literature Today. He is the editor and translator of six volumes of Polish poetry. He teaches at the University of California, Riverside. [PSR 28] [PSR 29]

MATTHEW FLUHARTY completed his M.A. in creative writing at The Poet's House in Falcarragh, County Donegal (Ireland). His poems have appeared in Poetry Ireland Review, Black Mountain Review, Notre Dame Review, LIT, The Beloit Poetry Journal, and elsewhere. An earlier version of "Hibernia" was broadcast on BBC Radio Three. [PSR 3]

KATE FOLEY, born in London in 1938, was awarded an honorary doctorate by De Montfort University for her work in conservation education. Since 1997 she has lived in Amsterdam where she is a member of the writers' group Wordsinhere and co-edits its magazine Versal. Collections: A Fox Assisted Cure (2012), The Silver Rembrandt (2008), Laughter from the Hive (2004; all Shoestring), A Year without Apricots (Blackwater Press, 1999), and Soft Engineering (Onlywomen Press, 1994). [PSR 23] [PSR 26]

ANDREW FORSTER was born in Yorkshire but has lived in Scotland since 1987. He has been published in magazines like The Rialto, Acumen, Obsessed with Pipework, Lines Review, Cencrastus, and others. Flarestack published his pamphlet Dress Rehearsals in 2000. His first collection Fear of Thunder was published by Flambard in 2007. [PSR 13]

S. J. FOWLER is a postgraduate student of Philosophy and an employee of the British Museum. He has conducted poetry journalism for numerous magazines and is acting archivist for Peter Owen publishers. His poems have featured in over a dozen journals including Parameter, Cadaverine, Pomegranate, Nth Position, and Poetry Monthly International. [PSR 18]

KATE FOX was born in Bradford in 1975 and qualified as a radio journalist before becoming a full time poet, performer, and creative facilitator in 2006. In 2012 her one-woman Edinburgh show Kate Fox News toured the UK. Her work has appeared in Aesthetica, Anon, Magma, and Under the Radar. Pamphlets include Why I (Zebra Press, 2005), We Are Not Stone (Ek Zuban, 2006), and Kate Fox News (New Writing North, 2010). Fox Populi (Smokestack Books, 2013) is her first collection. She is about to begin a PhD researching solo stand-up performance. She lives in North Yorkshire. [PSR 25]

NAOMI FOYLE is a British-Canadian poet and performer. Her first collection, The Night Pavilion, was an Autumn 2008 Poetry Book Society Recommendation, followed in 2010 by Grace of the Gamblers, an illustrated ballad pamphlet, and The World Cup, all from Waterloo Press. She is currently living in Brighton and completing a Creative Writing doctorate at Bangor University. [PSR 19]

EDWIN FRANK was born in Boulder, Colorado and studied at Harvard College and Columbia University. He has lived in New York since 1988 where he edits the "Classics"-series for The New York Review of Books. He is the author of two small books of poetry, The Further Adventures of Pinocchio (Lo Specchio d'Arte, 2004) and Stack (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2006). [PSR 17]

JANE FRANK is based in Brisbane, Australia, where she lectures in Cultural Studies and Creative Writing at Griffith University. Her chapbook Milky Way of Words was published by Ginninderra Press in 2016, and a collaborative work of poetry – Flotsam (with Scottish poet Hugh McMillan) – is forthcoming with Flarestack Poets in 2018. Palgrave Macmillan is publishing her monograph Regenerating Regional Culture: A Study of the International Book Town Movement in November 2017. [PSR 31]

ADELE FRASER lives in the mountains of Snowdonia, Wales. Her poems have been published in Envoi, The Interpreter’s House, Ink, Sweat & Tears, Obsessed with Pipework, and Mslexia. [PSR 31]

ULLI FREER. Born in Lunenburg, Germany. Studied at Hornsey College of Art and the Open University. He works as artist, performer, writer and erstwhile publisher, active since the late 1960s. His work is published widely in magazines and book publications include Blvd.s (Equipage, 1994), Eyeline (Spanner, 1996), Speakbright Leap Passwood: Selected and New Poems (Salt, 2003). Works in anthologies include - the new british poetry (Paladin, 1988), Other: British and Irish Poetry since 1970 (Wesleyan UP, 1999), Vanishing Points: New Modernist Poems (Salt, 2004). He has performed his work in the UK, Austria, France, Poland, Ukraine and the U.S.A. 2002-4 lead a poetry workshop at Contemporary Poetics Research Centre, Birkbeck College, University of London. [PSR 9]

MICHAEL FREY is a doctor of medicine and an associate professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York City. His recent publications include poetry and short stories in Blotter, Samsara, WestWard Quarterly, Illogical Muse, Always Looking, Foliate Oak, and Chantarelle's Notebook. [PSR 12]

CHRISTOPHE FRICKER is a poet and translator. He received his D.Phil from St. John's College, Oxford in 2006. At the moment he teaches German Literature at Duke University. His collection Das schöne Auge des Betrachters [The Beautiful Eye of the Observer] was published by J. Frank, Berlin, in 2008. [PSR 16]

MATTHEW JAMES FRIDAY is a graduate of the MA in Creative Writing at Goldsmith College, London. He has had poems published in Dreamcatcher, Envoi, Ink, Sweat & Tears, The Journal, Orbis, Pulsar Poetry, South Bank Poetry Magazine, and Writing Magazine. [PSR 31]

LEAH FRITZ has had three volumes of her poetry published in the U.K. since moving there from New York in 1985: From Cookie to Witch Is an Old Story (1987), Somewhere en Route (1992), and The Way to Go (1999, all Loxwood Stoneleigh). In the United States she was mainly known for her essays and journalism, which culminated in two non-fiction books about American politics in the 1960s and 1970s. In Britain, her poetry and other writings have appeared in The Guardian, Acumen, Ambit, PN Review, and Poetry Review. [PSR 1] [PSR 9]

DU FU (also known in English as Tu Fu) lived from 712-770 at the height of the Tang dynasty in China. He is considered by many to be the greatest poet in Chinese literature. Du Fu's poetry was highly formal in style and directly personal in content. His work is filled with his concerns about his country, family, friends, and his own failures and tribulations. "Spring View" and "Grieving the Defeat at Green Slope" both describe events from the long civil war that beset China during Du Fu's later years. [PSR 11]

GRAHAM FULTON is a Scottish writer and performer. His books are Continue (Penniless Press, 2015), Photographing Ghosts (Roncadora Press, 2014), One Day in the Life of Jimmy Denisovich (Smokestack Books, 2014), Reclaimed Land (The Grimsay Press, 2013), Full Scottish Breakfast (Red Squirrel Press, 2011), Open Plan (Smokestack Books, 2011), Knights of the Lower Floors (1994), and Humouring the Iron Bar Man (1990; both Polygon). He runs Controlled Explosion Press and lives in Paisley. [PSR 27]

JO FURBER has recently completed an MPhil on Peter Redgrove's poetry at University of Wales, Swansea. She has worked as the Dylan Thomas Project Officer at Swansea's Dylan Thomas Centre for the last five years. [PSR 7]