Contributors to Poetry Salzburg Review G

JACQUELINE GABBITAS was born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. Her poetry has been published in magazines including Poetry Review and Oxford Magazine. Her pamphlet Mid Lands was published by Hearing Eye in 2007. She has been awarded a Hawthornden Fellowship for 2009 to complete her first collection. She is an editor on Brittle Star magazine. [PSR 15]

MICHAELA A. GABRIEL (born 1971) lives in Vienna, Austria, where she assists adults in acquiring computer and English skills, and gets together with the muse as often as possible. Her first chapbook, apples for adam, was published by FootHills in January 2005. [PSR 10]

JEREMY GADD holds a Bachelor of Dramatic Art degree from the National Institute of Dramatic Art, an MA (Hons) from the University of New England and is a Writing Fellow of the Fellowship of Australian Writers (NSW Branch). His plays More Champagne and Realities have been professionally produced for the stage (the former was also broadcast on radio by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation) and a third play, Camera Capers, was staged by the amateur Balmain Village Players in Sydney in 1995. He has also published a novel, Escaping the Triad (Holy Angels Book Design & Publishing, 1998). He is currently employed on an Australian Research Council funded project. [PSR 4]

KATE GALE is Managing Editor of Red Hen Press, Editor of the Los Angeles Review and President of the American Composers Forum, LA. She teaches in the Low Residency MFA program at the University of Nebraska. She is the author of six books of poetry, six librettos, and the editor of four anthologies. Her opera Rio de Sangre with composer Don Davis has a world premiere in 2010 at the Florentine Opera in Milwaukee. [PSR 19]

MIGUEL ÁNGEL GALINDO (Tenerife, 1973) is a Spanish poet & essayist. Among the books of poetry he has published are Caballos eróticos ("Erotic Horses"; La Palma: Editorial Pilar Rey, 1992), Animales curvos ("Curved Animals"; Tenerife: Editorial El Sureño, 1995), Frozen Dove Hotel (Islas Canarias: Editorial Baile del Sol, 2000), Satélites de Vaticie ("Satellites from Vaticie"; Valencia: Ediciones Bromera, 2000), Poema sucio ("Dirty Poem" to which this poem belongs; Islas Canarias: Editorial Baile del Sol, 2004), and La carne & los lirios ("Flesh & Irises"; Islas Canarias: Ediciones Idea, 2007). [PSR 21]

OWEN GALLAGHER was born in Gorbals, Glasgow, of Irish parents. He lives in London and has taught in secondary, primary, and special schools. His poems have appeared in The Independent, London Magazine, New Welsh Review, The North, PN Review, Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry London, Poetry Wales, Rialto, The SHop, and The Stinging Fly. He has published three collections: A Good Enough Love (Salmon, 2014), Tea with the Taliban (Smokestack, 2012), and Sat Guru Snowman (Peterloo Poets, 2001). [PSR 27]

FRANCES GALLEYMORE (1946-2017) was a poet, novelist and screenwriter. She has over thirty drama productions to her name and worked with directors including Mike Newell. Her short stories have been broadcast on BBC Radio Four and published in the Mail on Sunday. She was a member of the Highgate Poets and Poets Torbay. She died in June 2017. [PSR 29] [PSR 31]

RAMÓN GARCÍA's poetry has appeared in a variety of journals and anthologies, including The Paterson Literary Review, The Journal of Contemporary American Poetry, and Ambit. He is a professor in Chicana/o Studies at the California State University at Northridge. [PSR 11]

ROBERTO GARCÍA DE MESA (Tenerife, Spain, 1973) is a poet, playwright, dramaturgist, narrator, essayist, multimedia artist and composer. Collections: Los pájaros invisibles / Nausinoos (Idea, 2006), Oblivion (Idea, 2009), Bestiario (Al-harafish, 2010). Plays: Luminarias (Idea, 2006), Outside (Fundamentos, 2010). [PSR 19]

HELGA GASSER is a young Austrian artist from Carinthia. She studied Graphic Arts at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. Her work has been exhibited in Salzburg, Paris, Porto, Barcelona and Berchtesgaden (Germany). [PSR 8]

ALAN GAUNT. Born in Manchester in 1935. He was educated at Silcoates School, Lancashire Independent College and Manchester University, before being ordained as a Congregational minister. He served various Congregational and United Reformed pastorates in the north of England before retirement in June 2000. Publications include one volume of poetry, Always To Their Sea (Headland, 1980), and many collections of hymns and prayers. [PSR 4]

ARUN GAUR, born in 1958, lives at Panchkula (Haryana, India). He has been teaching English at Chandigarh since 1982. Three collections of poems: Steppe Tramping with Gorky (Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 2001), Woodcutters (Aadhar, 2000), The Neurosis Island: Homofuge! (Swarnim, 1994). [PSR 10] [PSR 12]

FERGAL GAYNOR, born in Cork in 1969, is a poet, visual arts writer and member of the interventionist group art / not art. Since 2005, when he co-curated the art and politics event the Cork Caucus, he has collaborated with Trevor Joyce on the SoundEye Festival. His first poetry collection, VIII Stepping Poems and Other Pieces, is due to be published jointly by Miami University Press and New Writers Press in 2009. [PSR 5] [PSR 15]

MATTHEW GEDEN, an English born-and-raised poet, moved to Kinsale in 1990, where he runs a bookstore. He co-founded the SoundEye Festival. His most recent publications are Catch and Mist, both published by hardPressed poetry in 2005. [PSR 3] [PSR 5] [PSR 15]

CHRISTIAN GENZEL was born in Kassel, Germany in 1978. He studies English at the University of Salzburg. Together with Judith Haudum he is the editor of f-lux, an Internet magazine for literature. [PSR 4]

RICHARD GEORGE was born in 1965 and studied Martial to Doctorate level at Oxford. He is a follower of Peter Russell, and writes a range of verse from traditional to more experimental. He also translates in verse from Greek and Latin, and has completed a new version of Juvenal. He has just self-published his first collection Vertigo Swimming (Baikal Press, St. Albans). [PSR 7]

STEFAN GEORGE (1868-1933). The leading German poet of his generation. Influenced by Baudelaire, Mallarmé, and the French Symbolists, he led the rebellion against Naturalism in Germany. Representative works include: Algabal (1892), Das Jahr der Seele [The Soul's Year] (1897), Der siebente Ring [The Seventh Ring] (1907), Der Stern des Bundes [The Star of the Covenant] (1914), and Das neue Reich [The New Kingdom] (1928). He influenced younger poets through his verse and through Blätter für die Kunst, the literary organ of his circle. [PSR 14]

MICHAEL GERRARD, born in 1933 in Ilford, Essex. First attempts to write verse awakened by reading Milton. At 22 he destroyed everything he had written and started again, found Eliot was the only modern poet comparable to Milton. Two short pieces accepted by Oasis. [PSR 9] [PSR 12]

REBECCA GETHIN's first poetry collection, River is the Plural of Rain, was published in 2009 by Oversteps. Her first novel, Liar Dice, was published in 2001 by Cinnamon. [PSR 22]

SUSAN GEVIRTZ lives in San Francisco. Her books include Hourglass Transcripts (Burning Deck, 2001), Spelt (a+bend press, 1999); Black Box Cutaway (Kelsey Street Press, 1999); Narrative's Journey. The Fiction and Film Writing of Dorothy Richardson (Peter Lang, 1996); PROSTHESIS : : CAESAREA (Potes and Poets, 1994); Taken Place (Reality Street, 1993); Linen minus (Avenue B, 1992); and Domino: point of entry (Leave Books, 1992). She teaches at the University of San Francisco and the California College of Arts and Crafts. [PSR 5]

YAQOOB GHAZNAVI was born in India and has lived in Pakistan, England, Germany, the USA, and Hong Kong. From 1963 to 1966 he studied at the Technical University Berlin. In 1972 he migrated with his German wife and two small children to Toronto. His poems have appeared in CAROUSEL, Crannóg, Descant, Great Lakes Review, and Vallum. [PSR 26]

ERICKA GHERSI was born in Peru and currently lives in Florida. She is the author of Zenobia y el anciano (Lima: Arte Reda, 1994) and Contra la ausencia (Lima: Santo Oficio, 2002). Translations of her poems have appeared in Common Ground Review, RHINO, and Versal. The chapbook Collection: Bilingual Ekphrastic Poems by Alberto Nessi and Ericka Ghersi was published by Canvas Press in 2007. [PSR 14]

DAVID GIANNINI's most recent poetry collection is AZ Two (Adastra Press, 2009). A collection of his prose poetry is due from Cervena Barva Press in 2012 and his long out-of-print prose poem collage, Rim, will be reprinted by Quale Press. [PSR 21]

JOHN GIBBENS lives in London and makes his living as a newspaper subeditor. He won an Eric Gregory Award in 1982. His poems have appeared in numerous periodicals and newspapers, including The Independent, The Sunday Telegraph, London Review of Books, Poetry Review, Stand, Agenda, Ambit, Bête Noire, and Ostinato. He self-published The Nightingale's Code: A Poetic Study of Bob Dylan in 2001. His narrative poem Orpheus Ascending is due from Smokestack Books in 2012. [PSR 7] [PSR 20]

PETER GILLIES, born in Luton, is now based in Sheffield where he has a studio at Yorkshire Artspace. Both a painter and a poet, his work has been widely shown internationally, most recently in the exhibitions Zeit at the Aspekte Galerie in the Gasteig, Munich (2008), and Way With Words at Bank Street Gallery, Sheffield (2009). As artist-in-residence at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, he produced several limited edition artist books including Sintesi (2003) and Passaggio (2005; both Arts Council England / Scoula Internazionale Di Grafica, Venezia). He teaches Creative Practices and Creative Writing at University College Falmouth. [PSR 18]

IRENE GILSENAN NORDIN comes from County Meath, Ireland, and is Professor Emerita of English at Dalarna University, Sweden, where she taught literature for over twenty years. Her main publications include monographs on the poetry of Seamus Heaney and Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, and the edited collection, The Body and Desire in Contemporary Irish Poetry (Irish Academic Press, 2006). She is currently president of SWESSE (Swedish Society for English Studies). [PSR 27]

WILLIAM GILSON is an American living permanently in England. Recent publications include a novella, "At the Dark End of the Street", in New England Review. He is co-author of Carved in Stone: The Artistry of Early New England Gravestones (Wesleyan UP, 2012). [PSR 14] [PSR 25]

CHRISSIE GITTINS' collections are I'll Dress One Night As You (Salt, 2009) and Armature (Arc, 2003). In 2013 Paekakariki published her pamphlet Professor Heger's Daughter. In 2014 Bloomsbury published her new and collected children's poems Stars in Jars. [PSR 26]

RAY GIVANS has published four pamphlets. His first full-length collection, Tolstoy in Love (Dedalus Press, 2009), was shortlisted for the Strong Award for the best first collection by an Irish poet. [PSR 28]

ANNE-MARIE GLASHEEN - poet, photographer and translator - English mother and Belgian father, spent her early years in Belgium. She is a past chair of the Translators Association and was awarded, in 1998, the Prix de la traduction de la communauté française by the Belgian Ministry of Culture. Her own poetry - she writes in French and English - has been widely published in the UK as well as in Belgium, France, Ireland and Luxembourg. Selected translations of poetry: Muze trilingual anthology of women's poetry (KCC. 1997), Rocking to the North Wind (Liliane Wouters, Dedalus, 2001), Erasing Jean Portante (Dedalus, 2003). [PSR 8]

MARVIN GLASSER is a retired academic whose work has been published in many magazines, among them Rattle, Spoon River Poetry Review, Nimrod, Epicenter, and Caveat Lector. [PSR 24]

MARK GOAD lives in the Boston area. He studied English Literature, German Language, Theology, and Philosophy. His work has been published in Big River Review, Contrary, Crannóg, Decanto, and The Wayfarer. [PSR 26]

JIM GOAR lives in Norwich, UK. He edits the online magazine past simple. A book, Seoul Bus Poems, is forthcoming from Reality Street Editions. [PSR 16]

GEOFFREY GODBERT was born in Manchester in 1937. He has published 14 collections of poetry. His Collected Poems was published in 2007 by Poetry Monthly. [PSR 17] [PSR 20]

SALENA GODDEN has travelled the world performing her poetry and music. She is the lead singer of ska-punk band Saltpeter and she has also worked with the likes of Coldcut and Alabama 3. She has hosted workshops in schools across the UK and in New York to inspire teenagers to write fiction/poetry. She is a regular guest on BBC Radio 3ís The Verb and BBC Radio 4ís Bespoken Word. Her memoir, Springfield Road, will be published by Harper Collins/Harper Press in 2007/2008. Currently she is living in London. [PSR 10]

CRISTINA GODOROJA was born in the Republic of Moldova in 1986. She studied Anthropology at Moldova State University before moving to Portugal in order to pursue a Master's Degree in Communication, Culture and Arts. She is currently conducting research on representations of pain and suffering in contemporary painting and photography. [PSR 23]

KENNETH GOLDSMITH (born 1961) is an American poet. He is the founding editor of UbuWeb, teaches Poetics and Poetic Practice at the University of Pennsylvania and is Senior Editor of PENNsound. He has published ten books of poetry, notably Fidget (Coach House Books, 2000), Soliloquy (Granary Books, 2001), Day (The Figures, 2003), and his American trilogy, The Weather (2005), Traffic (2007), and Sports (2008, all Make Now). [PSR 15]

HOWIE GOOD, a journalism professor at SUNY New Paltz, is the author of more than a dozen poetry chapbooks and five full-length poetry collections, including Dreaming in Red (Right Hand Pointing, 2011) and Crypt Endearments (Knives Forks and Spoons Press, 2012). [PSR 24]

JOHN GOODBY lectures in English at the University of Swansea. He is the author of Irish poetry since 1950: From stillness into history (MUP, 2000), co-or-ganiser of the annual Hay Poetry Jamboree, and is currently working on a new edition of the poems of Dylan Thomas for publication in 2014, the poet's centenary year. His books of poetry include A Birmingham Yank (Arc, 1998), uncaged sea (Waterloo, 2008), Illenium (Shearsman, 2010), and The True Prize (Cinnamon, 2011, forthcoming). [PSR 19]

GILES GOODLAND works as a lexicographer. His latest book is The Dumb Messengers (Salt, 2012). His previous books include What the Things Sang (Shearsman, 2009), Capital (Salt, 2006), A Spy in the House of Years (Leviathan, 2001), Overlay (Odyssey, 2000), and Littoral (Oversteps, 1996). [PSR 7] [PSR 8] [PSR 11] [PSR 19] [PSR 26]

MARK GOODWIN was born in 1969. He lives on a narrow-boat on the river Soar, north of Leicester and works as a community poet. His two collections, Else (2008) and Back of a Vast (2010) were published by Shearsman. [PSR 14] [PSR 18]

GTIMOTHY GORDON teaches and writes on Modernism-Postmodernism, Poetics, and Creative Writing at Graduate College, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. Everything Speaking Chinese, winner of Riverstone Publishers' Poetry Competition (Scottsdale), and Ground of This Blue Earth (Mellen P) were published last year, "Summer Rhythm" nominated for a national Pushcart Prize (NY), From Falling a finalist for Blue Light Publishers' 2004 Book Award. [PSR 8]

JOHN GOSSLEE has lived in Germany, Turkey, Italy, and currently lives in the United States where he attends Liberty University. His first book Sonnets for the Seasons of the Zodiac is due out by Gival Press in 2011. [PSR 17]

JOSHUA GOTTLIEB-MILLER has held fellowships at the Vermont Studio Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets. Most recently he has been published in Mare Nostrum. [PSR 21]

JAMES GRABILL's poems have appeared in numerous periodicals, most recently in The Chariton Review, The Common Review, The Harvard Review, New York Quarterly, The Oxonian Review, Shenandoah, and Stand. His books of poems include An Indigo Scent after the Rain (2003) and Poem Rising Out of the Earth and Standing Up in Someone (1994; both Lynx House). He lives in Oregon, where he has taught writing and literature. [PSR 25]

DESMOND GRAHAM is Emeritus Professor of Poetry at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. His books include a biography of Keith Douglas (OUP, 1974), editions of Douglas's poetry (OUP, 1978; Faber, 1997) and letters (Carcanet, 2000), a critical study of the poets of the First World War, The Truth of War (Carcanet, 1984), and six collections of poetry. He co-translated Two Darknesses by Polish poet Anna Kamienska (Flambard, 1994), and edited Poetry of the Second World War (Chatto & Windus, 1995). His poetry books are The Lie of Horizons (1993), The Marching Bands (1996), Not Falling (1999, all Seren), After Shakespeare (2001), Milena Poems (2004), and Heart work (2007, all Flambard). [PSR 13]

KEVIN GRAHAM was the featured poet in the summer 2014 issue of The Stinging Fly. Other recent poems have appeared in Agenda, Causeway, The Rialto, and Stand, as well as on RTÉ Radio. [PSR 23] [PSR 28]

MICHAEL GRANT was educated at the University of Cambridge, where he read English Literature. He later taught English at the University of Kent, where he went on to teach Film Studies, until his retirement some years ago. His publications include T. S. Eliot: the Critical Heritage (Routledge, 1982), Dead Ringers (1997), and The Modern Fantastic: The Films of David Cronenberg (2000; both Flicks). He has edited a collection of essays on the work of Anthony Barnett (Allardyce, Barnett, 1993) and a selection of the work of John Riley (Carcanet, 1995). The two most recent volumes of his poetry are The First Dream (Perdika, 2008) and The White Theatre (vErisimilitUdE, 2011). [PSR 22]

DWIGHT A. GRAY currently attends The Sewanee School of Letters as an MFA candidate. His poetry collection, Overwatch, was published by Grey Sparrow Press in November 2011. [PSR 24]

ALLISON GRAYHURST lives in Toronto. Her poems appeared in The Antigonish Review, Dalhousie Review, Decanto, Journal of Contemporary Anglo-Scandinavian Poetry, The New Quarterly, The Toronto Quarterly, and White Wall Review. Her book Somewhere Falling was published by Beach Holme Publishers in 1995. [PSR 26]

MARTIN GREEN lives in Cornwall. His latest collection of poems is Homage to Dafydd ap Gwilym (Poetry Monthly Press, 2005). Earlier publications are Gandesa: Elegy for the Dead in Spain (Warren & Pell, 2006), An Englishman Looks at His Passport (Tuba Press, 1991), and A Night with Fiona Pitt-Kethley (Avenue Press, 2000). [PSR 11]

PAUL GREEN, born in 1947, lives in Peterborough, UK. His own imprint, founded in 1976, is Spectacular Diseases. It has published mainly pamphlets but also an anthology, Ten British Poets (1993). The pamphlet Gutter Talk (Poetry Salzburg, 2010) is his latest publication. [PSR 22] [PSR 27]

JONATHAN GREENHAUSE's poetry has appeared in The Believer, Fjords, New Delta Review, and South Carolina Review. His first chapbook, Sebastian's Relativity, was published in October 2011 by Chicago's Anobium Books. [PSR 22]

DAVID GREENSLADE writes in Welsh and English. He has recently had work in Scintilla, Shearsman, Tears in the Fence, and Yellow Field. In 2013 Dark Windows Press published his collection Rarely Pretty Reasonable. The prose poems in PSR 28 are from the forthcoming collection City of Opal Altars. [PSR 5] [PSR 9] [PSR 19] [PSR 23] [PSR 28]

GERARD GREENWAY lives in Oxford, UK. He has worked in academic publishing for fifteen years and is the managing editor of Angelaki: journal of the theoretical humanities (Routledge) and editor of the Angelaki Humanities book series (Manchester UP). [PSR 11]

R. G. GREGORY was first published in The Mermaid (Göttingen 1947), the Rhine Army's literary magazine. By 1980 his work had appeared in many magazines including The Window, Outposts, Envoi, Ambit, and Iota. In 1972 he set up Word And Action (Dorset), touring with theatre/poetry performances, whilst publishing broadsheets, individual collections, anthologies and magazines (Doors and South). Also a playwright (director and actor) and writer of fiction and non-fiction, in 2003 he quit W&A (D), and since has remarried and settled in Shropshire. [PSR 17] [PSR 20]

KEVIN GRIFFIN is a retired teacher. His poems have appeared in Boyne Berries, Crannog, Revival, Riposte, Senior Times, The SHOp, and Stony Thursday. [PSR 28]

WHIT GRIFFIN currently resides in western Tennessee. His recent work has appeared in First Intensity and Hassle. Wanhope, a chapbook-clutch of poems, was published by Longhouse in 2008. [PSR 17]

VONA GROARKE was born in the Irish Midlands in 1964. Her collections published by The Gallery Press (and by Wake Forest UP in the United States) include Shale (1994), Other People's Houses (1999), Flight (2002), shortlisted for the Forward Prize (UK) in 2002 and winner of the Michael Hartnett Award in 2003, Juniper Street (2006), Spindrift (2009), a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, and X in 2014. Her Selected Poems came out in 2016. Her most recent publication is a book-length essay on picture frames, Four Sides Full. She lives in Manchester where she teaches in the Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester. [PSR 25] [PSR 30]

ANDREW GROSSMAN had worked published in Ariel, Whetstone, Altadena and other magazines. He is the founder of the web poetry database www.poeticcopy.com. [PSR 9]

DAVID GROULX was raised in the Northern Ontario mining community of Elliot Lake. He is proud of his Native roots - his mother is Ojibwe Indian and his father French Canadian. He has written three poetry books, Night in the Exude (Tyro Publications, 1997), The Long Dance (2000), and Under God's Pale Bones (2010; both Kegedonce Press). Until the Bullets Rose is due out 2011 (Wosak & Wynn). He lives in a log home near Ottawa. [PSR 19]

PAUL GROVES. Born in Gloucester, 1947. Taught English and Drama from 1970, has lectured in Creative Writing for fourteen years, is an Open College of the Arts tutor. Came to public notice with Poetry Introduction 3 (Faber & Faber, 1975). Has read on BBC Radio and Television, at the Hay Festival and the Cheltenham Festival. A critic for Poetry Review and Poetry Wales. Has won, inter alia, The Times Literary Supplement Prize, the Charterhouse Award, the Orbis International Prize, the Bournemouth Festival Award. Publications: Academe (1988), Ménage à Trois (1995), Eros and Thanatos (1999), and Wowsers (all Seren, 2002). [PSR 5]

DAVID W. H. GRUBB (b. 1941) is a tutor of Creative Writing at the University of Reading and also runs a mentoring scheme for individual writers. Collections include The Memory of Rooms: Selected and New Poems (Stride, 2001), The Elephant in the Room (Driftwood, 2004), Out of the Marvellous (Oleander, 2006), and It Comes with a Bit of Song (Salt, 2007). [PSR 2] [PSR 6] [PSR 15] [PSR 19]

DOLORES GUGLIELMO was born in Corona, New York in 1928. She graduated from Queens College in Flushing, New York, in 1983, with a BA in English. Her poems have appeared in many magazines, among them Paris Atlantic, Orbis, Poetry Monthly, and Poetry Nottingham. [PSR 4] [PSR 6] [PSR 9] [PSR 16]

HERVÉ GUIBERT (1955-1991). A prolific writer and photographer. Considered one of the most important French novelists of this generation. His literary works began in earnest in 1981. The content of his work changed dramatically when he was diagnosed with AIDS, from which he died in 1991. Several of his works which deal directly with his struggle with the disease have already been translated into English, e.g. The Compassion Protocol (1994), Blindsight: A Novel (1996, both George Braziller, both transl. James Kirkup). [PSR 4]

MAVIS GULLIVER lives on the Hebridean Isle of Islay. Slate Voices: Islands of Netherlorn (Cinnamon, 2014), in collaboration with Jan Fortune, is her first poetry collection. A second collection, Waymarks, will be published by Cinnamon in 2015.

JEFF GUNDY has taught at Bluffton University since 1984.His most recent collections are Abandoned Homeland (Bottom Dog Press, 2015) and Somewhere Near Defiance (Anhinga Press, 2014). He was named Ohio Poet of the Year for the latter. His poems were published recently in Cincinnati Review, Georgia Review, North American Review, and The Sun. [PSR 14] [PSR 19] [PSR 20] [PSR 24] [PSR 26] [PSR 30]

RAHILA GUPTA is a freelance writer and activist. She co-wrote Circle of Light (HarperCollins, 1997), the story of an Asian woman, who killed her violent husband, and co-scripted the film Provoked, based on the book. She was on the writing team of Westway, an award-winning drama series for BBC World Service. Her latest book, Enslaved, on modern slavery in Britain was published in 2007 by Portobello. [PSR 17]

CHRISTOPHER GUTKIND grew up mostly in Montreal and has lived in London for many years where he works as a librarian. Between 1999 and 2003 he lived in the US and "American Street" comes out of that fascinating and brutal, and good, experience. He hopes to have a collection out soon. [PSR 4] [PSR 9]

PIOTR GWIAZDA teaches Modern and Contemporary Poetry at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). His collection Gagarin Street was published in 2005 by Washington Writers' Publishing House. He is the author of a critical study James Merrill and W. H. Auden: Homosexuality and Poetic Influence (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), as well as of numerous essays and reviews of contemporary poetry published in Chicago Review, Jacket, PN Review, and The TLS. [PSR 21] [PSR 23]