Contributors to Poetry Salzburg Review G

JACQUELINE GABBITAS was born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. Her poetry has beenpublished in magazines including Poetry Review and Oxford Magazine. Her pamphlet Mid Lands was publishedby Hearing Eye in 2007. She has been awarded a Hawthornden Fellowship for 2009 to complete herfirst 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 themuse 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 Artdegree from the National Institute of Dramatic Art, an MA (Hons) from theUniversity of New England and is a Writing Fellow of the Fellowship ofAustralian Writers (NSW Branch). His plays More Champagne andRealities have been professionally produced for the stage (the former was also broadcaston radio by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation) and a third play,Camera Capers, was staged by the amateur Balmain Village Players in Sydneyin 1995. He has also published a novel, Escaping the Triad (HolyAngels 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 andPresident 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 Sangrewith 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 ofpoetry 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 Bailedel Sol, 2004), and La carne & los lirios ("Flesh & Irises"; Islas Canarias: Ediciones Idea, 2007).[PSR 21]

Australian-born, London-based, KATHERINE GALLAGHER’s most recent poetry collection, her sixth, is Acres of Light (2016). It follows Carnival Edge: New & Selected Poems (2010, both Arc). [PSR 31]

OWEN GALLAGHER was born in Gorbals, Glasgow, of Irish parents. He lives in Londonand 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 publishedthree collections: A Good Enough Love (Salmon, 2014), Tea with the Taliban (Smokestack, 2012),and Sat Guru Snowman (Peterloo Poets, 2001).[PSR 27]

PEGGIE GALLAGHER’s collection, Tilth, was published by Arlen House in 2013. Her work has been published in Cyphers, Poetry Ireland Review, Force 10, THE SHOp, Cyphers, Southword, Atlanta Review, Stand, and Envoi. In 2012 she won the Listowel Writers’ Week Poetry Collection. She lives in Sligo. [PSR 34]

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]

JEREMY V. F. GANEM is a doctoral candidate in fin de siècle Literature, Culture and Aesthetics at Concordia University in Montreal. His poetry has appeared in Boston Review, The Puritan, The French Literary Review, Oxford Poetry, and Harvard Review. He is assistant editor of Romanticism and Victorianism. [PSR 31]

RAMÓN GARCÍA's poetry has appeared in avariety of journals and anthologies, including The Paterson Literary Review,The Journal of Contemporary American Poetry, and Ambit. He is a professor in Chicana/oStudies 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]

LAUREN GARLAND grew up in Leeds. She is now based in Manchester, where she studies on the Masters programme in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her poetry has appeared in Butcher's Dog, Brittle Star, and Stand. [PSR 33]

SAM GARVAN has a PhD from London University and works for a London bee-keeper. He has had work published in The Rialto, Staple, Thorax, Iota, and Apidologie. [PSR 33]

HELGA GASSER is a young Austrian artistfrom 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]

VICTORIA GATEHOUSE lives in West Yorkshire, UK and has an MA in Poetry from Manchester Metropolitan University. Her poems have been published in The North, The Rialto, Magma, Poetry News, and Mslexia. [PSR 31]

ALAN GAUNT. Born in Manchester in 1935. Hewas educated at Silcoates School, Lancashire Independent College and ManchesterUniversity, before being ordained as a Congregational minister. He servedvarious Congregational and United Reformed pastorates in the north of Englandbefore 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 beenteaching 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 memberof the interventionist group art / not art. Since 2005, when he co-curated the art and politics event theCork 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, wherehe 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, Germanyin 1978. He studies English at the University of Salzburg. Together withJudith Haudum he is the editor of f-lux, an Internet magazine for literature.[PSR 4]

RICHARD GEORGE was born in 1965 and studiedMartial to Doctorate level at Oxford. He is a follower of Peter Russell,and writes a range of verse from traditional to more experimental. He alsotranslates in verse from Greek and Latin, and has completed a new versionof Juvenal. He has just self-published his first collection VertigoSwimming (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 againstNaturalism 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 22he destroyed everything he had written and started again, found Eliot wasthe only modern poet comparable to Milton. Two short pieces accepted byOasis.[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. Herbooks 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 (PeterLang, 1996); PROSTHESIS : : CAESAREA (Potes and Poets, 1994); TakenPlace (Reality Street, 1993); Linen minus (Avenue B, 1992);and Domino: point of entry (Leave Books, 1992). She teaches at theUniversity 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 migratedwith 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 Ghersiwas 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 wonan Eric Gregory Award in 1982. His poems have appeared in numerous periodicals and newspapers, includingThe Independent, The Sunday Telegraph, London Review of Books, Poetry Review, Stand,Agenda, Ambit, Bête Noire, and Ostinato. He self-publishedThe Nightingale's Code: A Poetic Study of Bob Dylan in 2001. His narrative poem Orpheus Ascending isdue from Smokestack Books in 2012.[PSR 7][PSR 20]

MAGI GIBSON has had five collections published, including Wild Women of a Certain Age (Chapman, 2000), now in its fourth print run, and her latest collection Washing Hugh MacDiarmid’s Socks (Luath, 2017). She won the Scotland on Sunday/Women 2000 Poetry Prize, has held three Scottish Arts Council Writing Fellowships, has been a Royal Literary Fund Fellow, and Writer in Residence in Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art and Glasgow Women’s Library. Poems appear in many anthologies, including Modern Scottish Women Poets (2000), Scottish Love Poems (2000, both Canongate) and The Edinburgh Book of Twentieth-Century Scottish Poetry (Edinburgh UP, 2005). She was the first Makar for the City of Stirling (2009-2012). Cur-rently she edits The Poets’ Republic and performs regularly with Word Jazzology in Scotland. She also runs Wild Women Writing workshops.[PSR 35]

PETER GILLIES, born in Luton, is now based in Sheffield where he has a studioat Yorkshire Artspace. Both a painter and a poet, his work has been widely shown internationally, most recentlyin the exhibitions Zeit at the Aspekte Galerie in the Gasteig, Munich (2008), and Way With Wordsat 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 Practicesand Creative Writing at University College Falmouth.[PSR 18]

IRENE GILSENAN NORDIN comes from County Meath, Ireland, and is Professor Emeritaof English at Dalarna University, Sweden, where she taught literature for over twenty years. Her main publicationsinclude 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 includea novella, "At the Dark End of the Street", in New England Review. He is co-author ofCarved 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 firstcollection by an Irish poet.[PSR 28]

ANNE-MARIE GLASHEEN - poet, photographerand translator - English mother and Belgian father, spent her early yearsin Belgium. She is a past chair of the Translators Association and wasawarded, in 1998, the Prix de la traduction de la communautéfrançaise by the Belgian Ministry of Culture. Her own poetry- she writes in French and English - has been widely published in the UKas well as in Belgium, France, Ireland and Luxembourg. Selected translationsof 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 magazinepast 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 3’s The Verb and BBC Radio 4’s 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 Anthropologyat 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 ofUbuWeb, 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 dozenpoetry 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 ofIrish 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 riverSoar, 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 KungUniversity, Taiwan. Everything Speaking Chinese, winner of RiverstonePublishers' Poetry Competition (Scottsdale), and Ground of This BlueEarth (Mellen P) were published last year, "Summer Rhythm" nominatedfor a national Pushcart Prize (NY), From Falling a finalist forBlue Light Publishers' 2004 Book Award.[PSR 8]

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

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

REBECCA RUTH GOULD's chapbook is Berlin-Damascus-Bethlehem (Origami Poems Project, 2019). She translates from Persian, Russian, and Georgian, and has translated After Tomorrow the Days Disappear: Ghazals and Other Poems of Hasan Sijzi of Delhi (Northwestern UP, 2016) and The Death of Bagrat Zakharych and Other Stories by Vazha-Pshavela (Paper & Ink, 2019). [PSR 35]

ROSS GOWLAND was born and raised in Sunderland, England. He completed an MA in Creative Writing at Newcastle University in 2016. He has been published in Honest Ulsterman, Abridged, Maybe Later, and Strix Leeds. He is based in Glasgow, Scotland and works as a freelance writer, poet and researcher who specialises in history, heritage and culture. He is currently crafting a novel, a historical ghost story set during the Great War. [PSR 34]

JAMES GRABILL's poems have appeared in numerous periodicals, most recently inThe 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), andedited 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 yearsago. His publications include T. S. Eliot: the Critical Heritage (Routledge, 1982), Dead Ringers (1997), andThe Modern Fantastic: The Films of David Cronenberg (2000; both Flicks). He has edited a collection of essays on thework of Anthony Barnett (Allardyce, Barnett, 1993) and a selection of the work of John Riley (Carcanet, 1995). The two mostrecent 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 poetrycollection, 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 poemsis Homage to Dafydd ap Gwilym (Poetry Monthly Press, 2005). Earlier publications areGandesa: 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] [PSR 31] [PSR 35]

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

Winner of a Cholmondeley Award and the Bridport Prize, JOHN GREENING has published over fifteen collections, most recently The Silence (Carcanet, 2019). Other recent books include editions of Edmund Blunden and Geoffrey Grigson, Heath (with Penelope Shuttle), an Egypt memoir, Threading a Dream, and the anthologies, Accompanied Voices, Ten Poems about Sheds, and Hollow Palaces (with Kevin Gardner, Liverpool UP, forthcoming) – modern poems about country houses. He is currently editing the poetry of Iain Crichton Smith. [PSR 35]

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

GERARD GREENWAY lives in Oxford, UK. He has worked inacademic publishing for fifteen years and is the managing editor ofAngelaki: journal of the theoretical humanities (Routledge) and editor of theAngelaki 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), touringwith theatre/poetry performances, whilst publishing broadsheets, individual collections, anthologies andmagazines (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 appearedin 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 byThe 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 inAriel, Whetstone, Altadena and other magazines. Heis 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 proudof 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. TaughtEnglish and Drama from 1970, has lectured in Creative Writing for fourteenyears, is an Open College of the Arts tutor. Came to public notice withPoetry Introduction 3 (Faber & Faber, 1975). Has read on BBC Radio andTelevision, at the Hay Festival and the Cheltenham Festival. A critic forPoetry Review and Poetry Wales. Has won, inter alia,The Times Literary Supplement Prize, the Charterhouse Award, the OrbisInternational 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 andalso 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 Collegein 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 prolificwriter and photographer. Considered one of the most important French novelistsof this generation. His literary works began in earnest in 1981. The contentof his work changed dramatically when he was diagnosed with AIDS, fromwhich he died in 1991. Several of his works which deal directly with hisstruggle with the disease have already been translated into English, e.g.The Compassion Protocol (1994), Blindsight: A Novel (1996, bothGeorge 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] [PSR 33]

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]

JOHN GURNEY (1935-2000) was born in Luton, England, and attended Luton Grammar School from 1946 to 1954. After completing his National Service as a Royal Auxiliary Air Force Fighter Pilot, he attended St. Edmund Hall, Oxford University, graduating with a BA Hons. in English (1959). He worked in teaching until 1985 when he retired as a Senior Lecturer at Bedford College of Higher Education. From 1992 until his death he worked as a self-employed writer. His verse monologue Anna, performed by Fiona Shaw and directed by John Theocharis, was broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in 1991. He won first prize in the Bridport International Poetry Competition (1992, 1997), first prize in the York I.P.C. (1973, 1974), first prize in the City of Cardiff I.P.C. (1994), and was a prizewinner in the Poetry Society's National Poetry Competition (1982, 1991, 1992, 1993). His publications: Wheal Zion (Peterloo Poets, 1979), An Average Revenge (Acumen, 1992), and Coal (Taxus Press, 1994). Observing Dr. Freud (1995), Mr. Eliot’s Summer Honeymoon (1995), War: An Epic Poem in 24 Books (1996), and Three Verse Plays (1997; all University of Salzburg Press). [PSR 32]

DOREEN GURREY lives in York and teaches creative writing part-time at the University of York in their Continuing Education Department, as well as in the community. She has had work published in The Bridport Anthology, The North, and The Yorkshire Anthology. [PSR 33]

JOSÉ LUIS GUTIÉRREZ is a San Francisco-based poet. His work has appeared in Caliban, Cortland Review, Eratio, Hawaii Pacific Review, Margie, Poemeleon, and Xavier Review. His first poetry collection, A World Less Away (lulu.com), was published in 2016. [PSR 31]

JOANNA GUTHRIE's first collection, Billack’s Bones, was published by The Rialto in 2007. Her poems have appeared in The Butcher’s Dog, Magma, Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry Review, The Rialto, and Under the Radar. She was selected for the Aldeburgh Eight in 2014. She is part of Climate Change Writers networks in the UK. She lives and works in Norwich. [PSR 35]

CHRISTOPHER GUTKIND grew up mostly in Montrealand has lived in London for many years where he works as a librarian. Between1999 and 2003 he lived in the US and "American Street" comes out of thatfascinating 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 BaltimoreCounty (UMBC). His collection Gagarin Street was published in 2005 by Washington Writers' Publishing House. He is the authorof 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]